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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Ligonier Township news

Two new supervisors in Ligonier Township kept their campaign promise of saving taxpayers money, electing to forgo their salaries.
According to the Second Class Township Code, the rate of compensation for supervisors in a municipality of Ligonier's size is $2,500 a year.
At its reorganization meeting on Monday, the board voted in favor of Paul Knupp and Scott Matson's requests to waive their supervisor stipends for 2014, saving taxpayers $5,000. Both supervisors stated they want to see what state the township's finances are in by the end of the year instead of taking the stipend.
“I just want to see how we land our feet, how we stand at the end of 2014,” said Knupp.

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