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GB Twp. Joins COG Codes

Decisions on full and diverse agenda items were efficiently made at the April 19 meeting of the Great Bend Township Board of Supervisors. All supervisors were present, as were a handful of residents.

Leading off was Liz Janoski, director of the county’s department of economic development. She was there to request a resolution by the board to make the 17-odd acres of the foundry property that lie in the township a Keystone Opportunity Zone (KOZ), exempting any business that chose to locate itself there from taxes until 2013. Janoski thought that, because the property – which continues to be cleaned up – is close to the Interstate exit as well as right off Route 11, it would serve as a good magnet for interested businesses. She also thought that some funds would become available to continue to rehabilitate the property.

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Susky Board Hears Students

With business manager Ray Testa "filling in" as secretary, due to the absence of secretary/board member Evelyn Cottrell, the Susquehanna Community School Board met on April 21 with all other members present.

The board approved the minutes of the March 17 meeting, filing of the treasurer’s report, the general fund bills, the food service report, and filing of the activity fund and athletic fund reports.

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