Public Hearing – Positives experienced for local government entities during COVID-19 pandemic

JOINT HEARING

Senate AND House Local Government Committee

Monday, September 13, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

House Majority Caucus Room, 140 Main Capitol


Positives experienced for local government entities during COVID-19 pandemic

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. – Opening Remarks

Representative Knowles, Majority Chair, House Local Government

Senator Dush, Majority Chair, Senate Local Government

Representative Freeman, Minority Chair, House Local Government

Senator Kearney, Minority Chair, Senate Local Government

10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.         Panel 1 – Local Government Commission

David Greene, Executive Director – Testimony

Kristopher Gazsi, Assistant Director-Legal Counsel, Pennsylvania Local Government Commission

10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.         Panel 2 – PA Townships, Boroughs & Counties

Joseph H. Gerdes, III, Director of Government Relations – PA State Association of Township Supervisors – Testimony

Amy Sturges, Director of Governmental Affairs – PA State Association of Township Commissioners & The Pennsylvania Municipal League – Testimony

Scott Bomboy (Bucks County), Perkasie Borough Councilman & Perkasie Borough Chairman for Public Safety – PA State Association of Boroughs – Testimony

Kevin Boozel (Butler County), President – County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania – Testimony

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.         Panel 3 – Positive Outcomes in Other States

Matt Lentz, Executive Board Member – Government Finance Officers Association – Testimony

Logan Timmerhoff, Senior Associate – The Pew Charitable Trusts – Testimony

12:10 p.m.                              Closing Remarks/Adjournment