Borough of North East
North East, Pennsylvania • (814) 725-8611

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BOROUGH GOVERNMENT

The Borough of North East is organized under the Borough Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The term "borough" originates from the political and municipal subdivisions developed in England. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania the subdivisions consist of counties, cities, boroughs and townships with the latter three broken down further into classes defined by population.

The Borough of North East was incorporated in 1834 and is governed by a Borough Council made up of six elected members and a mayor and four departments. The day-to-day administration of the borough is under the Borough Manager and consisting of a full-time administrative staff and three departments made up of Streets, Water Treatment, Wastewater Treatment. The Police Department under the PA Borough Code is administered by a Police Chief and reports to the Mayor. Other offices that are contracted by the Borough Council are the offices of solicitor, engineer and tax collection.

The Borough also has several Authorities and Commissions that oversee certain aspects of the local government made up of the following; Water Authority, Sewer Authority, Planning Commission, Civil Service Commission, Recreation Commission, Zoning Hearing Board and Shade Tree Commission. Additionally a Fire Commissioner is the liasion between the Borough and the two volunteer fire companies: Fuller Hose and Crescent Hose.

BOROUGH ELECTED OFFICIALS

Name

Position

Ward --Term Ends

James Schmidt

Borough Council President

2 --12/31/2017

Denise McCumber

Borough Council Vice-President

1 --12/31/2019

Heather Barnett

Borough Council President Pro Tem

1 --12/31/2017

David Hall

Borough Council Member

2 --12/31/2017

Mike Satterthwaite

Borough Council Member

2 --12/31/2017

Jeffrey Morealli

Borough Council Member

1 --12/31/2017

 

Steve Gregory

Mayor

12/31/2017

William Beardsley 

Real Estate Tax Collector 

12/31/2017 

 

BOROUGH STAFF

Position

Name

Phone: (814)-

Borough Manager

Will Rogers

725-8611

Assistant Borough Secretary

Robin Steff

725-8611

Streets Department / Code Enforcement

Wayne Yokom

725-1315

Water Department

Randy Culver

725-4198

Wastewater Department

Mike McCumber

725-4294

Police Chief

Mike Sliker

725-4407

 

 

 

Borough Solicitor

Dan Miller, Esq.

870-7708

Borough Engineer

Gus Maas

725-8659

North East Area Building Code Officer

Fritzer Shunk

725-8606

Act 32 EIT & LST Tax Collector

Berkheimer Tax Administrator

898-2671

North East Area Emergency Management Coordinator

Terry Thomson

434-1334

Commissions, Authorities and Boards:

In addition to the elected officials and appointed staff members, your borough government offers many opportunities for bonafide residents to participate as volunteers on the Planning, Recreation, Civil Service and Shade Tree Commissions; Water or Sewer Authorities and the Zoning Hearing Board. Wherever there is a vacancy and you are interested in serving, please contact the Borough Manager for additional information.