Mar 31, 2013

DCTA’s annual fish fry draws a packed house

BY JOY ROSEBERRY 
ASST. MANAGING EDITOR 
GREENVILLE—The VFW in Greenville was at full capacity for the annual Darke County Township Association Fish Fry held March 26. DCTA officers Dave Brewer, president; Ed Huff Jr., vice president; Debbie Kuhnle, secretary; Jim Zumbrink, treasurer; and Larry Royer, executive secretary, welcomed all county township trustees, their family and friends, as well as nearly 20 local office holders and state officials to the event.

Representing the Ohio Township Association were Matt DeTemple, executive director; Timothy Lynch, secretary-treasurer (Liberty Twp.); Ron E. Miller, board of directors (Crawford Co.); Larry Johns, past president (Moulton Twp.); and Dallas Twp. Trustee Milton D. Underwood. Local trustee Ed Huff Jr., serves on OTA board of directors.

Following entertainment by Harmony, DeTemple updated the group on legislative matters concerning township trustees. He was “happy to report” that an amendment raising allowable truck rates has been taken out of the state budget, due in part because of concern and calls form township trustees. Other state matters the OTA is keeping an eye on include the question of making up revenue for lowered taxes, bonds backed by gas tax money, whether or not economic development can be discussed in executive session and a concrete definition of “indigent” for burial purposes. 

Ed Huff and Dave Brewer cajoled all trustees to ‘earn their supper’ by passing out nearly 100 door prizes to the event’s attendees.(Roseberry photo) 


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