Category Archives: Council Meetings

Back in the Saddle

I’ve been neglecting this site for far too long, mostly because with all that’s going on in the rest of my life I have not had the time or energy to compile a report on the Township Council meetings. So … Continue reading

Why I’m (still) showing up

The last month or so has been busy for me.  Holidays, projects, rehearsals, clients, weather that wouldn’t cooperate with my plans to winterize the camper or put the garden to bed, and a 92 year old friend who needed help … Continue reading

Council chooses to change process for approving amendments to ordinances

{EAV_BLOG_VER:419f8bfcbe9e7fdb} At its meeting this evening, O’Hara Township Council adopted an ordinance to remove the Guyasuta Volunteer Fire Department as an emergency service provider to the Township of O’Hara. As many of you who read this blog are aware, this … Continue reading

Fall Beginnings

Well, the summer is over and it’s time to leave the afternoon swim behind and return to our regular schedule of helping the O’Hara Township Council do a really excellent job of governing.  If you’re a resident, come on out … Continue reading

O’Hara Township Council Meeting and Workshop 7/12/2011

After last week’s surprise, I was prepared to be disappointed when a crowd of residents interested in understanding more about the Township’s proposed Long Range Comprehensive Plan did not materialize.  But I wasn’t disappointed at all:  a dozen residents were … Continue reading

Township Council Workshop 7/5/2011

Tonight’s Council workshop was definitely one of the most remarkable meetings I’ve attended since I started showing up on a regular basis in 2009.  On a nice summer evening, I am not surprised to see the parking lot filled with … Continue reading

Township Council Workshop 6/7/2011

In addition to an Eagle Scout award, tonight’s Township Council meeting agenda features a discussion on a very hot topic: Township fire services. For those of you who haven’t been following meetings, our fire services are currently provided by three … Continue reading

Council meeting update, sewer project town hall meeting, more

With the primary election coming up and my daughter graduating from college in Massachusetts this weekend I’ve been crazy busy, so this will be a single jam-packed post rather than the two that I intended to do this past week. … Continue reading

Township Council Workshop Tuesday night 7pm

The agenda is now available for tonight’s workshop. Of particular interest will be a review of the Township’s proposed Long Range Comprehensive Plan by Jeff Pierce, of Olsen & Associates, LLC. If you’re planning to live in the Township for … Continue reading

April 12 Council Meeting and Workshop Update

This meeting was a great example of all the reasons we ought to attend these meetings: when the agenda looks boring and empty, there are often hidden treasures that you’ll never hear about unless you’re there: Under “Concerns of Staff” … Continue reading