Chambersburg borough manager's travel...

Chambersburg borough manager's travel questioned

There are 2 comments on the Chambersburg Public Opinion story from Apr 14, 2012, titled Chambersburg borough manager's travel questioned. In it, Chambersburg Public Opinion reports that:

Chambersburg has spent thousands of dollars over the past three years to send its borough manager to annual professional development conferences.

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Tommy Taxpayer

Shippensburg, PA

#1 Apr 16, 2012
I have to think - these "professional development conferences" are the product of the hospitality industry. They know there is a pile of cash at the other end of these indulgent events - and the folks paying the bill are none the wiser.

We are paying for this crap -- There should be some demonstrable difference in the bottom line.

I'm not comforted knowing I'm paying for another man's "professional development."

Don't we all wish we had fan clubs like that...?
Voice of reason

Chambersburg, PA

#2 Jul 26, 2012
Of course it is nonsense. If an official needs "professional development" they are not right for the job. Taxpayers should not pay to polish a turd...

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