The Township Solicitor is appointed annually to serve at the pleasure of the Board, must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of PA, and may be one person or a law firm. He directs and controls all the legal matters of the Township.
His duties include preparing or approving bonds, contracts, leases, ordinances, and assurances to which the Township may be a party. He commences and prosecutes all actions brought by the Township for or on account of any of the estates, rights, trusts, privileges, claims, or demands, as well as defends the Township or any Township officer against all actions or suits brought against the Township. When requested he provides the Board an opinion in writing upon any question of law.
Matthew Slivinski, Esquire
111 North High Street, Suite One
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Web Site: www.slivlaw.com