In another matter, council unanimously voted to hire Christopher Rearick
, 28, of North Apollo, as its director of community development or chief planner, at a salary of $52,500. Rearick
, a summa cum laude graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania
, has been working for the municipality as an employee of Glenn Engineering, of North Huntingdon Township, which council hired on a consulting basis. Rearick had worked for the municipality as an information specialist-planning coordinator right out of college on both a part- and full-time basis.He has held similar positions with North Huntingdon Township and the Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development.