Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks Candidates for Game Commission Board

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first_img Environment,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking a qualified candidate to represent District 2 on the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s board of directors. District 2 includes the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland. The district has been represented with distinction by Robert W. Schlemmer of Export, Westmoreland County.“The Governor is reaching out to the hunting and trapping community in District 2 to find a diverse group of applicants, one of whom will be nominated by the Governor to fill this vacancy,” said Robb Miller, director of the advisory council. “We’re encouraging anyone interested in volunteering to serve on the board to send us a letter of intent and their professional resume.”Per the Game Code, applicants must be well-informed about wildlife conservation and restoration and be residents of the district. Commissioners serve a four-year term and may be reappointed for a maximum of two additional terms. They receive no compensation for their services but are reimbursed for travel expenses.Candidates will be interviewed by the advisory council and rated on their responses, as well as on their professional and volunteer experience with wildlife conservation and related activities. Governor Tom Wolf will select the final candidate to be presented to the Senate for confirmation.Individuals interested in applying should send a resume and detailed cover letter explaining their desire to serve to Robb Miller, Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation, 400 Market St., 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101-2301. Individuals can also email the information to Robb Miller at robmille@pa.gov.Applications will be accepted until Friday, September 15, 2017. SHARE Email Facebook Twitter July 20, 2017center_img Governor’s Advisory Council Seeks Candidates for Game Commission Boardlast_img read more

Queensland’s regional property markets are making a comeback since the mining downturn

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first_imgThe Flinders council region, which includes Hughenden, wherethis house is listed for sale for $165,000, experienced strong median house price growth in the past quarter. Picture: realestate.com.auQUEENSLAND’S regional property markets took a big hit during the mining downturn, but new figures reveal they are finally clawing their way back.According to CoreLogic nationally the fall off in regional property prices slowed with no change to dwelling values during October.CoreLogic analyst Cameron Kusher said while the data indicated the rate of dwelling value growth was slowing, there were some differences across the regional markets of the states.In regional Queensland dwelling values had a slight dip, during October – down by 0.2 per cent, but they were 1.6 per cent higher over the past year.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by “Regional Queensland dwelling value growth has continued to underperform the quite moderate growth in Brisbane as regions outside of the southeast corner continue to drag on the performance,’’ Mr Kusher said. SIGN UP TO GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX He said growth in regional dwelling values generally continued to lag capital cities, but in most states they were stronger than they had been in recent years.The latest CoreLogic median house price data to the end of August, reveals that the three best performing regional councils were Flinders, Blackall Tambo and Central Highlands.Median house prices in Flinders were up by 25 per cent in the past quarter, although it was still at a low $100,000.In Blackall Tambo the median house price increased 9.6 per cent to $80,000 and in Central Highlands the median house prices increased 4.7 per cent to $195,000.last_img read more