Salisbury Press

Friday, November 15, 2019

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

‘Clean audit’ for 2018 reported by CPA firm

Salisbury Township has received a “clean audit” for 2018.

‘You’re in a good position,” Dale Kirk, Partner, Kirk, Summa & Co., LLP, certified public accountants, told township officials at the Oct. 24 board of commissioners meeting.

There was a motion on the Oct. 24 meeting agenda to consider accepting the audit, but it was not brought up for a vote.

Commissioner Rodney Conn and Board of Commissioners President Debra Brinton said they wanted to review the audit before voting on it.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Nov. 7

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will hold its monthly meeting 7:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem. The program will be “Filming ‘Across the Pacific’ and ‘Radios of Pan AM’.” The presenter is Brian / KN4R. Members and other interested community members are always invited. For directions, visit https://tinyurl.com/y852acvn. For more informaton, visit www.dlarc.org, KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

Algebra/Geometry Keystone exam remediation discussed

The Salisbury Township Curriculum and Technology committee meeting was held Oct. 28 where members heard a presentation by Director of Teaching and Learning Kelly Pauling, chair of the math department Angela Xander and Salisbury High School Assistant Principal Brian Muschlitz. The educators were there to present on the district’s underperformance by students in the Algebra/Geometry math series on the Keystone testing.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

County taxes to increase 3.78 mills

At their Oct. 23 meeting Lehigh County Commissioners held their final bi-partisan compromise vote on the $514.6 million 2020 budget with amendments, passing a tax increase to 3.78 mills.

Before the vote, Commissioner Brad Osborne, who moments later voted against the budget, made a statement saying he has respect for the ability of Financial Officer Tim Reeves, but objected to the procedure by which the administration and members of the board of commissioners reached the compromise presented in the final version of the bill.

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP COMMISSIONER - THIRD WARD

Saturday, November 2, 2019 by The Press in Local News

One Democratic candidate and one Republican candidate are on the Nov.5 ballot for Salisbury Township Commissioner in the Third Ward. This is a 4-year term. The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less:

Biggest issue for residents

“What qualities do you think voters are looking for in a commissioner?”

Democrat

Catherine Dawson Unable to contact candidate.

Republican