Manheim Township Commissioner Tom O'Brien released the following statement regarding Tax Collector Patricia Kabel's lawsuit against the MT School District. In recent days, I have received many questions about Manheim Township Tax Collector Patricia Kabel's lawsuit against the Manheim Township School District. Many residents have told me they are concerned that Kabel seeks to collect an unnecessary paycheck at the expense of students and taxpayers. As a parent and taxpayer, I
The Manheim Township Board of Commissioners has adopted later starting times for its meetings. The pre-meeting, which previously began at 4:30 p.m., now starts at 5:30 p.m. The regular meeting now begins at 6 p.m. The Board holds meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Municipal Building located at 1840 Municipal Dr. Meeting times were a major issue during the 2017 municipal elections. Commissioners Tom O’Brien and Sam Mecum pushed for later meeting time
Commissioners Tom O'Brien and Sam Mecum voted Tuesday against the appointment of controversial nominee John Shipman to the Manheim Township Vacancy Board. The Vacancy Board is comprised of one person who must choose a replacement if a vacancy occurs on the Board of Commissioners and the remaining Commissioners cannot agree on a candidate. O'Brien said he fears Shipman, who currently serves as Treasurer for the Manheim Township Republican Committee, is too partisan for a posit
Manheim Township Commissioner Tom O'Brien took the oath of office Tuesday as the Board of Commissioners met for its organizational meeting. "I was honored to take the oath in front of so many friends and family," O'Brien said after the meeting. "I'm humbled to have the opportunity to serve Manheim Township and I'm eager to get to work."