In the March 2015 Township News...
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March 2015 Free Online Feature Article:
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- 80 Years of Service: Pa. Local Government Commission Helps Legislators Understand Municipal Government Issues
Building Bonds with Inspection Agencies
Many townships look to third-party inspection agencies to administer and enforce the state’s Uniform Construction Code, either in whole or in part. Setting expectations and maintaining good communications are keys to this critical relationship.
Earning PMGA Credits at the PSATS Conference
New this year, participants in the PSATS Municipal Government Academy can earn credits for attending certain workshops during PSATS’ Annual Conference. Find out how!
Putting Safety First at Special Events
Most structures used for such local events as fairs and festivals are not subject to state regulations. Still, townships can do plenty to make sure special events are safe, as well as successful.
Celebrating 80 Years as Local Government Liaison
Legislators say the Pennsylvania Local Government Commission is their go-to resource for municipal information. Working behind the scenes, this state-created agency has a big impact on townships statewide.
Taking Part in Disaster Declaration and Recovery
Local officials play a critical role when the state seeks federal assistance following a disaster and when securing recovery funds for their own community. Fortunately, they have plenty of guidance along the way.
Reducing the Risk of Costly Insurance Claims
While no township can completely avoid the risk of a million-dollar liability claim, some simple steps can help reduce the possibility..
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- The Association
- Legislative Update
- Legal Briefs
- Financially Speaking
- PSATS Educational Workshops
- Pa. Local Government Training Partnership Courses
- Pa. Construction Codes Academy Courses
- LTAP Workshops
- County Association Conventions
- Show Me the Money!
- Supervisor Hall of Fame
- Secretary Hall of Fame
- Professional Services
- Ad Index
- Questions & Answers
- Subscription form
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