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January 2015 Free Online Feature Article:

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January 2015
 

Protecting Your Township from Fraud, Theft

Think that no employee would ever steal from your township? Think again. It can happen anywhere, but the risks are much lower when townships take precautions and put policies in place to prevent it.

Preview of PSATS’ 93rd Annual Conference

Get a sneak peak at what’s in store for PSATS’ Annual Educational Conference in April. Registration opens January 8!

Facing Challenges, Creating Opportunities

Township officials from across the state share a snapshot of their communities as they start a new year: the challenges they’re dealing with and the opportunities they see for the future.

Funding for Local Disaster Relief

A new state grant program, spearheaded by Sen. Lisa Baker, will help townships that don’t qualify for federal aid rebuild after disaster strikes.

Shopping Online at PSATS

This month’s “Take a Look” column introduces you to PSATS’ online store, now available to members through the PSATS Portal.

Drilling Impact Fee or Severance Tax?

A recent study says that the drilling impact fee and road maintenance agreements are meeting the needs of Pennsylvania’s municipalities.

PSATS Executive Board Report

Find out what topics the PSATS Executive Board covered at its fall meeting, from budget approval to the Annual Conference, training, legislative and regulatory activity, and more.

Brainstorming Bright Ideas

PSATS’ standing committees recently met to review the Association’s performance, set priorities for the new year, and offer ideas to keep PSATS moving forward.


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