UPT Board Meeting Notes SE2 EP5 3/4/19 UPT Board Chairman: “We’re still trying to get around Sunshine Law”

Gentle Readers, it’s Sunshine Week! In honor of PA's Sunshine Laws, the Mercury has been running editorials throughout the week, including this one at the beginning of the week: Every deliberation by city council, county commission, the General Assembly or U.S. Congress is the people’s business. Every penny spent by local, state and federal government …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes SE2 EP4 2/19/19:  Laws are for Other People

The irony is thick once again at the 2/19 meeting. I find myself wondering if it is a lack of self-awareness, or simply arrogant presumption. With this Board, it might be a little of both. With the return of Chairman Higgins, we also have the return of the sixth supervisor, with Eric Frey sitting in …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes SE2 EP3 2/4/19: #WomenLead

Political “girl power” seems to be all the hot buzz in Montgomery County lately and most of it has all the authenticity of a Jussie Smollett hate crime report. Nowhere is that more aptly illustrated than in this video, in which our illustrious Attorney General "partners" with Alyssa Milano on preventing sexual assault. Gentle Readers, …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes SE2 EP2: 1/22/19 Let’s get ready to RUMBLE!

Well, that didn’t take long. After a relatively boring and uneventful meeting to start 2019, the Upper Providence Board takes off the gloves at the second meeting of the year and goes a couple of rounds this evening over---what else?---Fire and Emergency Services. Note well:  I had given the Girls’® ability to be independent the …

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UPT Board Meeting Notes SE2, EP1: 1/9/19 Girl® Power

https://youtu.be/tljvZ8Ylrz8 Gentle Readers, there is not much to report from the UPT Board’s first meeting of the year. Except for the non-announcement of the establishment of new weekly meetings during the workday. A short beginning-of-the-year re-organization and business meeting, it clocks in at a mere 26 minutes. As mentioned in the year end blog, Laurie …

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