Treasurer candidates in Berks County answered a series of questions from the Reading Eagle.
Candidates for Berks County treasurer were asked to participate in a questionnaire on issues relevant to the office. Candidate Dennis Adams Party R PLEASE CHECK THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN WHICH YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE A. Managing investments X B. Managing pension funds X C. Tax claim sales D. Fee collections X E. Tax collections X Pat Lupia R
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SHOULD THE TREASURER BE REQUIRED TO BE A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT? YES X NO X THE TREASURER IS REQUIRED TO COLLECT AND TRACK HOTEL TAXES. THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ARE CONSIDERING EXTENDING THE TAX BEYOND ITS CURRENT LIMIT OF HOTELS WITHIN A 15-MILE RADIUS OF THE SOVEREIGN CENTER. IF A MAJORITY OF COMMISSIONERS DECIDED TO PROCEED, WOULD YOU JOIN THEM IN SUPPORTING IT? YES X NO X