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Taking Over: Douglas Sample is Ross Township's New Manager, What Should He Do First?

Sample succeeds Wayne Jones, who was fired in August.

Douglas Sample is now on the job.  This is his first day Ross Township's new manager.

Sample, 37, grew up in Ross Township, graduated from North Hills High School, and last worked as director of administrative services in neighboring Bellevue.

Prior to his job in Bellevue, he served for six years as borough manager in Crafton.

He holds a masters of public administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate school of Public and International Affairs. Also at Pitt, he earned a bachelor's degree in political science and history.

Unlike his predessor, , Sample will not serve a dual role as township manager and finance director.

What should be his number one priority? What would you like to see him do first?

What's the one thing you think he could do to make Ross Township an even better place to live and work?

Share your thoughts in the comments box below, and we will be sure to share them with the new Ross manager. 

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AnonymousNorthHills January 21, 2013 at 03:09 PM
http://northhills.patch.com/articles/ross-commissioners-table-vote-on-heartland-homes-plan-for-former-highland-cc Please read the comments from this article as this is a big agenda which affects a lot of people. This devlopment needs to not happen!
JAB January 21, 2013 at 03:47 PM
Good luck with that!!!!
Kevin January 22, 2013 at 01:02 AM
Its gonna happen . The question is to what extreme

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