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JACKSON TOWNSHIP NEWS
FEBRUARY 4, 2004


HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE JANUARY 29, 2004 SUPERVISORS MEETING

~The Board filled two vacant positions on the Jackson Township Recreation Commission.  Tim Davis was appointed to a 3 year term and Keith Eichensehr to a 4 year term.  The Board welcomes the two new members and looks forward to their contributing to Township recreation.

~The Supervisors accepted the low bid from Laurel Highlands Fence for fencing and backstops at Leidy Park. 

~The Board authorized the Solicitor and Planning Commission to review regulations and ordinances for Jackson Township concerning sewage matters.

~The Supervisors authorized the Solicitor to update the Earned Income Tax & Real Estate Transfer Tax Ordinances to comply with Act 166 of 2003. 

~The Supervisors unanimously approved the adoption of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights.  The Bill of Rights is required by law and describes in detail what rights someone has as a taxpayer.  The law applies to Earned Income Tax, Occupational Privilege Tax and Per Capita Tax.  Real Estate Tax is not affected by the law.  

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT (NOVEMBER-DECEMBER)

911 Calls Dispatched to Police

456

Reportable Incidents:

48

Theft

9

DUI (Driving While Under the Influence)

8

Criminal Mischief

7

Harassment

7

Assault

5

Public Drunkenness

3

Vehicle Theft

2

Burglary

1

Child Abuse

1

Disorderly Conduct

1

Firearms Violation

1

Rape

1

Stalking

1

Threats

1

Non-Traffic Citations Issued

5

Traffic Citations Issued

35

Accidents Handled

27

Criminal Charges Filed:

20

DUI (Driving While Under the Influence)

8

Assault

4

Public Drunkenness

3

Disorderly Conduct

1

Firearms Violation

1

Harassment

1

Theft

1

Vehicle Theft

1

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Dave Hirko / Manager

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