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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

township selling assets

Ligonier Township — like other smaller municipalities finding it hard to make money in the water and sewer business — is looking to sell the assets of its municipal authority.
The township's utility provides about 1,500 residents with water and 800 with sewer service. While the services are a long way from being sold, the township has an interested buyer in the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County.
“A couple of weeks ago, we sent a letter to Ligonier Township supervisors and asked for information,” said county authority Manager Chris Kerr on Monday. “We've looked at a lot of water and waste water systems that interest us.”

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