In the May 2015 Township News...
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Leading PennDOT with a Local Perspective
As a former township supervisor and county commissioner, Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards understands local transportation challenges and says she’s here to help.
Speaking Out for the Natural Gas Impact Fee
PSATS’ message to lawmakers during a recent hearing was clear: Keep the natural gas impact fee formula and allow it to grow with the industry.
A two-part compromise between municipalities and PennDOT clarifies who is responsible for maintaining stormwater facilities along state roads.
Road Posting and Bonding
By posting weight limits and signing bond agreements with heavy haulers, townships can ensure that taxpayers aren’t footing the bill for road damage.
Making Good Equipment Decisions
Road equipment is costly. Considering all options for purchasing, storage, and maintenance will help maximize the return on that major investment.
Upgrading Signals with Green Light-Go
PennDOT’s Green Light-Go program is helping townships fund traffic signal upgrades, resulting in better safety and traffic flow on busy roads.
Sticking to Liquid Fuels Fund Rules
Liquid fuels funds count for a big portion of townships’ road budgets. Know the rules and reporting requirements to avoid audit issues.
Meet Lt. Gov. Mike Stack
Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Mike Stack wants to do things differently, he says, starting with a big emphasis on communication and coordination between state and local government.
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- Show Me the Money!
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- Professional Services
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