On Tuesday Middle Township officials were notified that PBA Local No. 59 – Middle Township Unit voted overwhelmingly to accept the Memorandum of Agreement as executed between the Township and Local No. 59 last week. At this time, the Memorandum is under review by the Township’s Labor Counsel, a vote on the new contract will be scheduled, pending this final review. Due to attrition and the new wage guide, the cost for the currently employed police officers will remain nearly the same upon the expiration of this contract on December 31, 2015 as was paid as of December 31, 2012. The unified Wage Guide will increase by 1.6% on each January 1st of the three (3) years of the contract.