2011-09-29 / Front Page

Township Convention To Be Held October 10

Officials representing townships of the second class in Fulton County will convene Monday, October 10, 2011, at Needmore Volunteer Fire Co., Needmore, for their 89th annual county convention.

The purpose of the annual convention is to provide township officials with up-to-date information to help them better serve their residents and to give them an opportunity to exchange ideas on local government issues.

The convention will feature a wide range of speakers, including James Wheeler, director of Environmental Affairs for the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. Wheeler serves on various committees, including the U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program’s Local Advisory Committee, Sewage Advisory Committee and Small Water Systems Technical Advisory Committee. He also manages and provides training for the PSATS CDL Program, oversees the Township Engineers Association, and coordinates the annual PSATS Annual Conference and Trade Show.

The State Association of Township Supervisors represents Pennsylvania’s 1,455 townships of the second class, 11 of which are located in Fulton County.

Other speakers who will address the township officials include Sen. John Eichelberger; Fulton County commissioners, Irvin Dasher, candidate; Rodney McCray, candidate; Fulton County Planning Commission; Fulton County Conservation District; Clem Malot, Commonwealth Code Inspection Service; and others.

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