Category: Government

Boards, Commissions and You

Local governments rely on groups of citizen volunteers to oversee many of their functions. Larger governments have too much going on for elected officials to oversee everything in their purview, while smaller governments don’t have the staff available to be experts on everything needed. If you want to […]

Results of the 2021 Election

The write-ins have now been posted, so we have a near-complete picture of the results of the 2021 election. Here are the current winners of offices up for election in Nether Providence Township in 2021. I am not including judicial retentions – all judges were retained. Results in […]

Delaware County Sustainability

Delaware County has created a form to collect feedback on the county’s sustainability goals. It takes a while to fill out because its a pretty lengthy form. It provides a good deal of information summarizing the plan, which is worth a read even if you don’t have the […]

WSSD Board Meeting, 8 Nov., 2021

The WSSD School Board held its usual meeting tonight. The video is available on Youtube, and the agenda is available on Board Docs as usual. It was a short meeting with no focus topic. The student representative reported on the many activities going on – the Halloween parades […]

2021 Election Results So Far

Although it appears there are mail-in ballots still out, especially in Wards 1 and 2, it does not appear they will change the results. Voters in Nether Providence largely chose to keep things as they are in the township. County results are posted here, and state results are […]

Vote On Tuesday

Tomorrow, Nov. 2nd is Election Day for local and judicial offices in Pennsylvania. Walking around Garden City, I’ve heard from people not planning to vote. Here’s some of the reasons, “These offices aren’t important.” County councilors, township commissioners and school board members have narrower responsibilities than state and […]

Representation

At the school board meeting this week, a parent complained about two books in the school library. Both books are by LGBT authors of color. Several speakers that followed spoke in response about the many reasons for supporting LGBT youth in our community. And part of that support […]