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Single Tier Busing For SCSD
By Barbara Whitehead

The Susquehanna Community School Board heard an update on plans to convert the transportation system, currently a double tier system, to a single tier system. Some time ago, new software had been purchased to facilitate bus route planning and, over time, relevant data has been entered. Superintendent Stone estimated that, over the course of the school year, elementary students would see an increase of 120 hours of learning time, and high school students 50 hours. A meeting will be held with the district’s bus contractors nearer to the end of this year, to go over routes and discuss details.

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COG To Host Zoning Workshop
By Barbara Whitehead

COG members learned at their March 20 meeting that arrangements have been finalized to host a workshop on the duties of a zoning hearing board; it has been set for Tuesday, April 10, at 6:30 at the COG offices. It was arranged through PSATS and the NTRPDC. An invitation to attend was extended to members of the Eastern Susquehanna County Partnership.

Friendsville Boro had been notified of the requirements that need to be met in order to be a member of COG, specifically enactment of an ordinance. Friendsville did send COG a copy of their ordinance, but did not supply proof of publication. Two COG members agreed to set up a meeting with officials from Friendsville to explain what is needed.

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