The White Township Supervisors held their first meeting of the year last night and heard an update on the lawsuit filed against the township by a Johnstown company. Solicitor Michael Delaney said the suit filed a year ago was for a contracted job that was performed by Laurel Management. According to Delaney’s summary, there was a dispute about payments for storm water maintenance. The case is past the discovery phase. Delaney said he is requesting authority from the supervisors to settle.
Milt Lady had his first meeting as township manager. He had been often filling in for Larry Garner in the past few months. Lady reported that the S&T Bank Arena would be taking over the Learn to Skate, Learn to Play Hockey program from now on, with reduced rent as compensation.
PennDOT’s speed study on North Fifth Street, near the high school entrance, is complete. They concluded that a speed reduction to 25 miles per hour from 35 was not justified.