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“Gas Lease Committee” Questioned
By Carole M. Canfield

The Susquehanna County Commissioners held their February 11, 2009 meeting in The Emergency Management Agency Conference room, with approximately 15 audience members in attendance.

Commissioner Leon Allen motioned to authorize the commissioners to “sign the contract between Susquehanna County and Dr. Joseph Cama, Towanda, in which Dr. Cama agrees to provide on-site and care coordination physician and/or physician assistant services to Susquehanna County Prison, minimum two times per week in person, other days as necessary, and 24/7 phone assistance, per the recommendation of the Susquehanna County Prison Board. This agreement is effective March 1, 2009 through February 28, 2010 and may be cancelled by either party with a 30-day written notice.”

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MASD Adjusts Calendar
By Melinda Darrow

At the January Montrose School Board meeting, tax collectors had attended to petition the school for a pay increase. Their petition seems to have borne fruit, as the February 9 meeting saw a resolution to increase the tax collectors’ stipend from $2.82 to $3.10 per real estate and per captita/occupation bill, beginning with the 2009 tax bills.

The calendar for the current school year was also adjusted, with Monday, February 16 and Monday, April 13 being instated as snow day make up dates. The reasoning behind this decision, it was stated, is that seven snow days were built into the calendar this year, and seven have already been used.

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