CCATO's 95th Annual Convention
Knox Fire Hall--Knox, PA--September 17, 2015
Officials representing townships of the second class in Clarion County met Thursday, September 17, 2015, at the Knox Fire Hall, Knox, PA for their 95th Annual County Convention. The purpose of the annual convention is to provide township officials with up-to-date information to help them better serve their residents and to give them an opportunity to exchange ideas on local government issues.
The 2015 CCATO County Convention was the largest attended convention with more than 305 registrants. Thanks to our presenters and over 32 exhibitors for making this a great event. Thank you to all the municipal officials that attended. Thanks to the Knox Volunteer Fire Co. for the use of their facility and the wonderful meal that was prepared. Thanks to Edenburg Presbyterian Church for the use of their facilities for our tax collector's workshop.
The convention featured a wide range of speakers, including Holly Fishel, PSATS Director of Research and Policy. Ms. Fishel talked about legislation affecting townships of the second class, association programs and services for townships, and issues of major importance to townships and their residents.
Other speakers who will address the township officials include: Tpr. Jamie Levier, PA State Police; Ron Flick, CORE; Julie Slomski, Governor's Northwest Regional Office; Kim Thomas, NW Director DCED; Mary Lea Lucas, Clarion County Historical Society; Michael Forman, DCED Governor's Center for Local Government; Randy Mitchell, RAK Computer Co.; and Emiline Weiss, Past-President of the PSTCA.
Also the Clarion County Association of Township Officials presented their annual awards to the 2015 Outstanding Township and the 2015 Outstanding Township Official.
2015 Outstanding Township Awards
Click on the links below to visit our 2015 County Convention page sponsors.