Board of Supervisors

Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Monday of every month
  • Newtown Municipal Building
    209 Bishop Hollow Road
    Newtown Square, PA 19073
  • 2019 Meeting Schedule

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Members

NameBoard PositionStreet
John Nawn, P.E.ChairSchool Lane
Christina Roberts-Lightcap
Vice-Chair
Hansel Road
Edward PartridgeSupervisor
Gartley Drive
Linda GabellSupervisorHunters Run
Mike RussoSupervisorCrum Creek Lane


Responsibilities

Newtown Township is governed by a five-member elected Board of Supervisors. As described in the Second Class Township Code, the Board of Supervisors is charged with the general governance of the Township and the execution of legislative, executive, and administrative powers in order to ensure sound fiscal management and to secure the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the Township.

The following discusses the position of Supervisor per the Second Class Township Code of Pennsylvania:

  • Charged with the general governance of the township and the execution of legislative, executive and administrative powers in order to ensure sound fiscal management and to secure the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the township.
  • Have the responsibility for maintenance of township-owned equipment and facilities.
  • Employ persons as may be necessary for the general conduct of the business of the township and provide for the compensation, organization and supervision of the persons so employed. Records shall be kept and reports made and filed giving the names of all persons employed, dates on which work was done and the number of hours worked with compensation paid to each person and the capacity in which employed.
  • Authorize attendance at conferences, institutes, schools and conventions.
  • Annually, on or before the first day of February, furnish to the board of auditors information on the construction or maintenance of roads or other matters that may be required by any department of the Commonwealth to be included in the annual township report.
  • Provide for the annual tax duplicate to be prepared and presented to the tax collector.
  • Perform duties and exercise powers as may be imposed or conferred by law or the rules and regulations of any agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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