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April 2015 Free Online Feature Article:

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April 2015

Finding Ways to Manage Disagreements

Conflicts among township officials come with the territory of making decisions. When disagreements keep progress from being made, however, it’s time to call a truce and make peace.

The PSATS Conference Mobile App Is Here!

This year’s conference attendees will have a wealth of information at their fingertips thanks to PSATS’ conference app for mobile devices. Get the details on all the features, including a schedule of events, contact information for exhibitors and speakers, maps, and more.

Using Social Media for Public Outreach

More townships than ever are jumping on the social media bandwagon. Learn how to choose the right online outlets to inform, engage, and generate a sense of community among your residents.

The Governor Stocks His Cabinet

Find out who Gov. Tom Wolf has tapped to head up the state agencies and departments that townships deal with on a regular basis.

Adopting Ordinances to Protect Trees

Trees provide many benefits for communities, from increasing property values to improving air quality. Townships can use ordinances to protect street trees and ensure that these natural resources receive proper care.

Staying Safe in Spring Weather

Spring showers not only bring summer flowers but can also cause slick roadways. Follow these tips to stay safe when navigating roads during spring’s unpredictable weather.

Meet the Nominees for PSATS Office


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