|Comm'r Marty Zawarski|
"With the state of the economy, I can't see that the engineer raised its bills at this time," complained Commissioner Martin Zawarski. He also groused about the mileage being charged, noting that Pidcock is located near Route 309, a forty mile round trip from the Township. "There are very, very good engineering firms within ten minutes of here," he observed.
Rather than outright reject the proposed rate increase, Commissioner Michael Hudak suggested reaching out to Pidcock to ask for an explanation. "We don't really know why a rate in crease is being proposed," added Commissioner Phil Barnard.
"I'm on the fence with this, noted President Paul Weiss, who would also like to hear from Pidcockk
Although he went along with tabling the pay hike, Commissioner Tom Nolan cautioned that changing township engineers is a "monumental task." He added that most of their fees are charged to developers, not the Township.