In the April 2014 Township News...
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April 2014 Free Online Feature Article:
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April 2014 Features:
Breaking the Cycle of Blight
The costly eyesore of abandoned, deteriorating properties affects many Pennsylvania municipalities. Two recent laws are helping townships fight back against blight and restore their communities.
Banking on Education and Training
As the responsibilities of municipal officials and staff continue to grow, townships that make training and education a priority have found it to be well worth the investment of time and money.
PSATS’ Municipal Government Academy
PMGA, the Association’s newest training program, will allow township officials to earn recognition while honing their skills.
‘Take a Look’ at Training on the PSATS Website
Township officials and staff who want to find information on municipal training opportunities need look no further than the PSATS website.
Planning Ahead for Park Maintenance
Townships can get a handle on park upkeep by developing a maintenance plan before the facility is ever opened to the public.
Meet the Nominees for the PSATS Board
The State Transportation Innovation Council helps state and local governments deliver projects faster, smarter, and cheaper.
Testimony: Controlling Police Pension Costs
PSATS supports House Bill 1581, which would curb rising pension costs and still provide municipal police officers with a secure retirement.
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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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