Salisbury Press

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Chief to retire

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Although it’s not official, Salisbury Township Chief Of Police Allen W. Stiles expects to retire this year.

The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners is already weighing its options, including possibly hiring a consultant to advise in the choosing of Stiles’ successor.

During the workshop following the May 9 meeting, township commissioners discussed a proposal from the Robert B. and Helen S. Meyner Center for the Study of State and Local Government at Lafayette College concerning police chief recruitment.


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

Personnel changes approved

The Salisbury Township School District board of directors meeting began May 8 with several student representatives from each level of the school system giving a rundown of the happenings within their schools.

Dehlaney Santiago, a student at Harry S Truman Elementary School, said third through fifth graders completed Pennsylvania System of School Assessment testing.


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

New turf field planned

The Salisbury Township School District operations committee met May 6 to discuss the various expenses and costs the district will be experiencing in the upcoming year. There were a variety of topics addressed, mainly pertaining to the district’s budget and upcoming projects in the spring and summer months.

Salisbury township school district

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by JAKE MELUSKEY in Local News

2019-2020 budget still has deficit

The proposed final budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year has been approved and includes a total of $37,760,132.44 of proposed expenditures and revenues (with approved exceptions) of $37,743,869. There is a $16,262.98 deficit.

The district’s budget revenue changes include an increase ACCESS Funds Draw-down by $100,000. The taxable assessed value increased $2,121,400 since Nov. 14, 2018.