The Board of Supervisors passed the Northampton Township's 2013 budget Wednesday night in a unanimous vote. They also announced and awarded the Council Rock School District elementary school students 29th annual Fire Safety in the Home essay winners.
The Northampton Township Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a $28 million budget for 2013 Wednesday evening. The spending plan covers operating, capital and trust funds for the township. There were no increases in taxes, no employee layoffs and no service cuts. Supervisor George Komelasky approved of the bill but still noted financial issues the township faces, which are not unlike the federal government. He said that while there were no tax increases and services and jobs are intact, there is still a deficit of more than $400,000 due to spending rates that are consistently higher than revenue. “This is the same problem we have in Washington,” Komelasky said. “We’re still in a position where our expenditures exceed revenue.” Komelasky…
The winners of the CPCU Fire Safety Contest were presented with their awards at the Council Rock Board of Schol Directors meeting Thursday night.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Last week the top four winners in each grade category were announced for the CPCU Fire Safety Essay Contest.
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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The Philadelphia Chapter of the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters Society (CPCU), a professional insurance educational society, announced the winners of the 28th annual "Fire Safety In The Home" essay contest co-sponsored with the Council Rock School Board. Students in the Council Rock elementary schools were invited to write essays or create posters on the subject of fire safety during National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9 to 16. Each school in the district submitted its top entrants for the final judging. The panel of judges was comprised of School Board Director Bernadette Heenan, Northampton Township Fire Marshal Frank Fenton and former Northampton Township Supervisor Pete Palestina, CPCU who is the coordinator of the …