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November 1, 2013

Neshannock Sewer Department: Part-time help to get full-time pay


NEW CASTLE — Township officials act

The Neshannock Township supervisors this week:

•Contracted with Philip Weiner and Co. for $21,000 to audit books for 2013, and an additional $9,000 for the sewer fund.

•Extended the temporary sewer department position, held by Chris Kliem, from Oct. 1 through Jan. 1. The AFSCME union has agreed to the extension with the understanding that if Kliem is needed by the road department, where he normally works, he will be available.

•Approved transferring funds to make a $235,798 bond payment for the sewer department.

•Approved the Clover Lane bridge reimbursement agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportaion.

•Agreed to accept the sewer line extension for George Watters of 531 Club Drive.

•Authorized union president Howard Thompson to attend a mandatory AFSCME union meeting in Harrisburg on Nov. 18.

•Accepted the resignation of temporary seasonal employee Erika Rosendale. Other temporary employees hired earlier this month, Tara O’Connor, William Gilleland and Antoinette Attardi, notified the supervisors they are not available to work.

•Approved joining the joint purchasing program of the Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV for 2014.

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