Board of Supervisors
The Board of Supervisors consists of five members and is the governing body of this second-class Township. They are vested with executive and legislative powers and are responsible for the annual budget. They also appoint members to boards and commissions that assist in the delivery of municipal services. The Board for the year 2011 are as follows:
Chairman Dean R. Kercsmar- Term: 2010 - 2015
Vice-Chairman Jacob Nothstein - Term: 2010 - 2015
Cory R. Smith; Term: 2012 - 2017
John M. Strockoz; Term: 2012 - 2017
Herb Truhe; Term: 2008 - 2013
The Board of Supervisors meet the 1st Monday of each month at the Social Hall at 5:00 PM. If the first Monday is a holiday then the board meets on the next day. Any special meetings are advertised in the Times News - legal notice section. 2012: September meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 4; August meeting is Wed. Aug. 1
To ask the Board to have an item added to the agenda for discussion contact the Township Office. Agenda content is at the direction of the Board. Public comments are always accepted during Courtesy of the Floor.
OPEN RECORDS OFFICER:
Deanna L. Cunfer
167 Municipal Road
Lehighton, PA 18235
State Office of Open Records:
Ms. Terry Mutchler, Executive Director
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg PA 17120-0225
District Attorney of Carbon County:
PO Box 36
Jim Thorpe PA 18229
The Treasurer is appointed annually by the Board of Supervisors. The current Treasurer is Susan M. Rhoads-Procina. The Township Secretary is Deanna L. Cunfer. They carry out the policies of the Board and manage the daily functions of the township government. The Township Secretary and Treasurer can be reached by calling 570-386-5735 - follow the voicemail prompts to leave a message.
The Treasurer is responsible for the proper accounting and reporting of all financial activities to the Township. She also prepares budgets and provides financial information to the Board.
The Road Crew maintains 40.02 miles of roads in the Township and winter maintainance of all the state roads except SR 895 and Dinkey Road. The Department is responsible for road maintenance, winter snow & ice removal, as well as vehicle maintenance and other related work.
Cory Smith serves as the Roadmaster and can be reached through the Township office at 570-386-5735 .
If you have any concerns to be addressed contact the Township office..