Borough raises rates to help pay for cemetery expansion


The assembly has raised rates for cemetery plots and other fees to help pay for the expansion of Sunset Gardens.

The fee for a full-casket cemetery plot went up by $670 to $1,000, effective April 26. Previously, a grave plot cost $330 and plots for children under six years of age were $150.

Opening and closing of the plot during the weekdays remains at $900, but a weekend opening/closing now costs $1,500, an increase of $415.

Headstone installation costs $200, an $80 increase.

The borough plans to start work later this year to add 50 gravesites at the cemetery, with plans for an additional...

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