STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Mayor and Council passed a resolution at the Tuesday, March 5 meeting approving the hiring of Matthew Van Der Hayden to serve as the new township administrator. 

Mayor Greg Myhre said the new administrator is "highly qualified, has a lot of experience in the public and private sector. We will make a formal announcement when he is actually here. We are all happy about him (Van Der Hayden) being on board."

Mr. Van Der Hayden's start date is April 1.