In the August 2015 Township News...

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Here's a look at what you'll find in the current issue of the Pennsylvania Township News. Not yet a subscriber? Click here to learn how you can receive this award-winning magazine every month.

Protecting the Public

If you’re a township supervisor, emergency management is a critical component of your job. Make sure your township is meeting its legal mandate and is ready to respond whenever disaster strikes.

Recovering from a Disaster

What will it take to get your community back on its feet after a disaster? Planning now will help speed the process and lead to better results when the next weather or other emergency heads your way.

Connecting with PEMA’s Knowledge Center

Learn how local and state officials can stay connected with this online incident command tool.

Rescuing the Volunteer Fire Service

Township officials can help revive volunteer fire departments, which are suffering from increasing costs and declining participation.

Addressing Police Use of Force at the Local Level

While stories of alleged police brutality fill the news, local police departments are focusing on training and building trust with residents.

Reducing Arbitration Frustration

A new PSATS database offers members an online catalog of actual arbitration documents to help in their own decision-making process.

Making the Case for Local Radar Use

PSATS offers a compelling argument in favor of authorizing municipal police to use radar for speed enforcement: It would save lives.

Summer 2015 Board Report

The PSATS Executive Board covered a broad range of topics at its recent meeting, and they’re all summarized in this report.

Regular Features:

  • From the Executive Director
  • The Association
  • Legislative Update
  • Legal Briefs
  • Financially Speaking
  • PSATS Educational Workshops
  • Pa. Local Government Training Partnership Courses
  • Pa. Construction Codes Academy Courses
  • Newsworthy
  • 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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