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In conclusion, Varaly reminded that this was an opportunity for the developer and the consultants to get a sense for the community’s and the official’s impressions on the plan.

After a number of residents’ questions were answered, Supervisor Engler offered, “This is a much better plan than the last time… Much, much better.”

Engler’s opinion is backed by 16 years of experience as a supervisor. With Secretary Patricia Davis’ announcement thanking Royce for 16 years of service to Dorrance, the audience applauded. Everyone present was invited to a reception following the meeting in Engler’s honor.

Joining Wengrzynek and Zane in January will be supervisor-elect Kevin Gallagher.

All three will be working with the final approved budget for 2016 coming in at a balanced $816,343, derived with a slight tax invoice from $64 per $100,000 in household value, to $75 per $100,000.

The township’s Re-organization meeting will take place on Monday, January 4 at 7 pm, it was announced. Anyone interested in serving on the planning commission was encouraged to submit a letter to the secretary.