New Castle News
NEW CASTLE —
The North Beaver supervisors approved 2 percent raises for township employees for 2014.
The supervisors also got raises — for their work as roadmasters. The full-time roadmaster position, held by Supervisor Paul Henry, will pay $20.62 hourly. The part-time roadmaster position, held by Supervisor Amanda McBride, will pay $14.55 hourly. The supervisors’ roadmaster wages are set by township auditors and reflect a 2 percent increase.
Other township wages were set at the following rates:
•Road workers, full and part time — $16.28 to $20.62 hourly
•Secretary-treasurer, part time — $15.92 hourly
•Police chief, part-time — $18.88 hourly
•Patrolman, part-time — $18.09 hourly
•Clerical worker — $12.75 hourly
•Code enforcement officer — $611.86 per month, work done on an on-call basis.
Full-time township employees receive up to $1,100 per month toward health insurance. Full-time employees who opt out receive $2,500 per year.
The township solicitor will be paid $100 per hour.
Jerry Tillia was elected supervisor chairman and Henry, vice chairman for 2014.
The supervisors monthly meetings were changed to 3:45 p.m. the second Monday of the month and the planning commission meetings to 7 p.m. the first Monday. The municipal authority will continue to meet at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month. All meetings are at the municipal building.