TREVORTON — At their monthly meeting, Zerbe Township supervisors unanimously ratified a proclamation designating that Trevorton be renamed “Abbyton” this past Sunday in honor of Abby Menko, who won four silver medals in the Special Olympics recently held in Seattle, Washington.

Motions to hire Craig Scott as a township street department employee and Bob Marciniak as a part-time office clerk were approved.

A total of 37 properties were posted for sewer delinquency, with 29 being water shutoff notices and eight magistrate notices. Of the 29 water shutoff notices, 18 were paid in full totaling $9,137, six on a payment arrangement which are almost paid off and five turned over to Aqua for water termination.

Out of the eight magistrate notices, three paid off in full totaling $3,929.64, one on a payment arrangement and four were sent to the magistrate. Total amount of sewer delinquencies for the properties posted was $29,664.36 and now the delinquent amount is $16,597.72. As of Aug. 1, another round of water shutoffs will begin for anyone owing over $240.

A June 29 repository sale of a property located at 703 Scott St., Trevorton, was held by Northumberland County Tax Claims Bureau. Permission was granted to the county to accept whatever bid they receive on the property in order to get it back on the tax role.

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