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Harrisburg is hiring a city treasurer. ____________________________ From the Harrisburg.gov web site. Apply For City Treasurer Harrisburg City Council is seeking applicants to apply for the Seat of the City Treasurer that became vacant on September 2nd. The City Treasurer shall be a competent accountant, at least twenty-one years of age, and shall have been a resident of the city for at least one year prior. He/She shall reside in the city throughout his/her term in office. (53 P.S. 36401) City Council will choose the successful candidate in accordance with the procedure set forth in the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, 53 P.S. 41406 (b). Applications can be obtained on the city’s website at www.harrisburgpa.gov/jobs or from the City Clerk’s Office during regular business hours located at 10 N. 2nd Street, Suite 1, Harrisburg, PA 17101. Applications are due in the City Clerk’s office no later than the close of business (5PM) on Monday, September 15, 2014. Please note that applications will only be accepted by the City Clerk via hard copy. No electronic submissions will be accepted. Each eligible candidate will be contacted and invited to attend the Public Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 18th at 5:30PM. At this meeting, each candidate will be given an opportunity (1-2 minutes) to introduce themselves to City Council & explain why they are interested in the vacant seat. Council members will nominate (1) one candidate of their choice. The CIty Clerk will collect & read the names of the nominated candidates who should be prepared to be interviewed that night. After the interviews are completed, a decision will be made that night. The selected candidate will be voted on & sworn at the the September 23rd Legislative Session at 6pm. All meetings will be held in Council Chambers, Room 101, Martin Luther King Jr. Government Center, 10 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg, Pa 17101. Application for Treasurer. ____________________________________________ As released by the Office of the Mayor. CITY OFFICIALS RECEIVE RESIGNATION OF TREASURER JOHN CAMPBELL HARRISBURG – John Campbell’s resignation as treasurer for the City of Harrisburg is effective Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the request of city officials to ensure limited disruption in the city’s schedule of payments. The City Solicitor’s office received Campbell’s official resignation Thursday morning. Campbell’s signature as treasurer will be on checks issued through Sept. 2. _____________________________ Mayor Eric Papenfuse appointed former Harrisburg treasurer Paul Wambach to serve as interim treasurer. The City Council immediately will begin advertising for a new treasurer and application forms will be posted on the city’s website at www.harrisburgpa.gov. Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse held a 2pm press event Tuesday to introduce interim city treasurer Paul Wambach, current city treasurer John Campbell has been charged with theft related to a non-profit organization Historic Harrisburg Association. We fully expect John Campbell will resign. Paul Wambach. We have not yet received a check from Light Up Harrisburg. ____________________________ As released by the Office of the Dauphin County District Attorney. Theft charge filed against former director of Historic Harrisburg Assoc. Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:45am. Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico today announced that the Criminal Investigation Division of his office today filed charges of Theft by Failure to make Required Disposition of Funds Received and a Charitable Organizations Act violation against John Campbell, age 26, of the 200 block of Boas Street, Harrisburg. The charges allege that as Executive Director of the Historic Harrisburg Association, Campbell wrote ten checks totalling over $8,000 to himself. Board members discovered the alleged theft recently when they noticed their "Light Up Harrisburg" account balance was lower than they expected. Campbell is no longer employed by HHA. The charges against him are allegations and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty. The charges were filed before Magisterial District Judge Barbara Pianka. Campbell is represented by attorney Adam Klein and is expected to turn himself in later this week. _______________________________ Archive video November 2011. John Campbell Victory Speech. _____________________________ Statement from Executive Director Ted Martin on Development Director, John Campbell Posted on August 26, 2014 Executive Director of Equality PA, Ted Martin released this statement today: “We learned about the allegations against John Campbell, the Equality PA Development Director, from news reports this morning. After hearing the reports, Mr. Campbell was suspended from his duties at Equality PA. He is on a leave of absence until further notice. Mr. Campbell began working at Equality PA in April of 2014. He does not have access to bank accounts, check writing, or cash handling as a part of his duties. Mr. Campbell has performed well in his duties during that time. We have no reason to believe there was any wrong doing with his work at our organization.” Updated with additional video. 12:26pm. 3:43pm and 4:02pm 6:41pm Photo/ Natalie Cake File 2013(Read More)
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