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County to pay firm $262,900 to hunt for federal, state funds

January 5, 2013

Lycoming County commissioners on Thursday approved a $262,900 consulting contract with Mechanicsburg-based Delta Development Group that aims to help secure grant funding for county projects,......

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Jan-07-13 5:59 PM

This is too funny, I mean really funny :-) lol

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Jan-06-13 8:17 PM

If they get these funds, William Solomen can get a chopper for his roaming patrols, ziech haile!!

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Jan-05-13 5:44 PM

Federal, state funds...........

In other words........PORK!

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Jan-05-13 4:03 PM

How many county projects could be paid for with $262,900?

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Jan-05-13 11:27 AM

How about the Commissioners save the $262,900 and look for the grants themselves. They them could use it towards something more useful. Do we really need all the solicitors/ attorneys at $100-$110 an hour? When the county already has one at $48,000 a year plus what they make at their law practice. Seems like alot of wasteful spending. Maybe the reason they need all these people and companies is so when the weather gets nice they came go play golf at the county's golf course. They probably call their golf outings business meetings though.

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Jan-05-13 10:20 AM

I find it incredibly ironic that a county that always votes for 'non big government' would spend so much money to exploit the very object of their scorn. Nippenose

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Jan-05-13 10:20 AM

ok so the government is fighting falling off a fiscal cliff, and doesnt know how usa will make it much more,, williamsport raises taxes a whole bunch, yet lyco co is going to PAYsomeone over a quarter million to look for funds that by the sounds of it arent even there??? really??? what the heck..what the govt needs to do is act like us laymen.. IF THE MONEY ISNT THERE YOU CANT SPEND IT ON STUFF...

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