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Written by Brad Schlegel, Staff Writer
July 19, 2018

            East Greenville Borough Council voted Monday night to accept the resignation of one of its police officers. The members unanimously approved a letter submitted by Randy Morris, whose last day on the job will be Aug. 11.

"After 34 years in law enforcement, it's time to see what retirement feels like," wrote Morris in the July 5 letter, read aloud by Gerhart prior to the vote.

            Council also voted to move forward with a plan to hire his replacement during the public meeting. Mayor Keith Gerhart said he would direct Chief Andrew Skelton to begin the search for Morris' replacement. Council will advertise for one full-time officer and two part-time officers, then likely go with one option or the other, according to President Angie Fegely.

            Morris, hired by the municipality 12 months ago following ...



Written by Abby Clifford, Correspondent
July 19, 2018

            During the first public discussion period at the Lower Salford Board of Supervisors regular meeting, several township residents voiced their concerns about the recent ordinances passed at the June meeting.

            Concerns arouse from the proposed ordinance passed by the board for the rezoning of the Office-Limited Zoning (OLC) to mixed residential dwelling zoning for Oak Drive and Maple Avenue.

            "We can't say a whole lot about it right now, because all that has happened is an applicant has petitioned the township to consider changing the zoning; we have received that petition and authorized a hearing where we sit in judgement to the proposed case by the applicant," stated supervisor Christopher Canavan.

            Currently, the three parcels of land are owned by applicant Nationwide Insurance and are being farmed by a local farmer through contract.

            Resident Kathy Godshall stood in front of the crowd and questioned the board of supervisors' vision for the proposed developments.

            "Those houses along Maple Avenue belong down at the ...



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