Newtown Township

Board of Supervisors

Special Meeting

Minutes of February 10, 2014

The Newtown Township Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on February 10, 2014. In attendance were: Chairman Michael Gallagher, Vice Chairman Ryan Gallagher and members Philip Calabro and Jennifer Dix.

Cal to Order: Chairman Gallagher called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM with a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mr. M. Gallagher explained that the purpose of this special meeting is to interview candidates to fill the position of supervisor, vacated by Matthew Benchener, who resigned on February 1, 2014 and to complete Mr. Benchener’s unexpired term, through January 2016. The position of interim supervisor has been advertised and the interviews are open to the public. Each prospective candidate has submitted a resume and will be invited to make a few opening remarks. Each Supervisor will then be afforded time to ask questions of the candidates. Public comment would be heard before the first interview and after the second interview.

Residents Kyle Davis and Jerry Schenkman submitted resumes and were interviewed.

The meeting adjourned at 8:30 PM


Respectfully Submitted:

Mary Donaldson, Recording Secretary



Kurt Ferguson, Township Manager

Michael Gallagher, Chairman

Ryan W. Gallagher, Esq., Vice-Chairman


Philip Calabro, Member

Jennifer Dix, Member