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Sandy Township Supervisors vote to request a pause to consolidation with City of DuBois

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SANDY TWP – The Sandy Township Supervisors are asking that the consolidation process of the township and the City of DuBois be paused.

In light of the recent financial situation with the City of DuBois, including fraudulent transactions charges against former City Manager Herm Suplizio and an impending forensic audit, the supervisors voted unanimously Monday night to petition the court for a stay in the consolidation process between the two municipalities.

If the court grants the petition, the consolidation process will be put on pause until the situation can be re-evaluated.

In a separate vote, the Supervisors also unanimously agreed to not move forward with any other joint consolidation process or committee unless the court decides otherwise.

Sandy Township Chairman Bill Beers explains his position on the consolidation pause: