Board of Supervisors
North Coventry Township is governed by a Board of Supervisors, which is composed of five elected officials who serve six-year terms. The Board of Supervisors is responsible for making policy decisions, enacting ordinances, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the township.
The township also has a number of advisory boards and commissions that provide recommendations and guidance to the Board of Supervisors on various issues. These include the Planning Commission, Parks & Recreation Commission, Open Space Review Board, Historical Commission, Environmental Advisory Council, and Zoning Hearing Board.
North Coventry Township has a strong commitment to providing quality services and amenities to its residents. The township maintains its own police department and supports a volunteer fire company and ambulance service. In addition, the township provides public works services including road and park maintenance among a range of other services.
The township also places a high priority on community involvement and engagement. The Board of Supervisors holds regular meetings that are open to the public, and residents are encouraged to attend and provide feedback. The township also hosts a number of community events throughout the year, including the Coventry Wood Festival and Annual Bonfire.
Below is the role the Board of Supervisors is tasked with providing to its residents.
Role of Municipal Government
In Pennsylvania, local governments play an important role in providing essential services and making decisions that affect the lives of their residents. The state is divided into 67 counties, each of which is further divided into municipalities such as cities, boroughs, and townships.
Local governments in Pennsylvania have a wide range of responsibilities, including:
Public Safety: Local governments are responsible for ensuring public safety through police and fire departments, emergency services, and building and code enforcement.
Infrastructure: Local governments are responsible for maintaining and improving infrastructure such as roads, bridges, and water and sewage systems.
Land Use and Planning: Local governments regulate land use and development through zoning ordinances and planning commissions.
Education: Local school districts are responsible for providing education to students in their communities.
Parks and Recreation: Local governments provide parks and recreational facilities for their residents to enjoy.
Taxes and Finance: Local governments collect taxes to fund their operations and services.
Overall, local governments in Pennsylvania play a vital role in ensuring the quality of life for their residents and making important decisions that affect their communities.
Jim Marks, Chairman
Rick Scheler, Vice Chairman
The Board of Supervisors meet at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the each month.
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Katelyn Collemacine, EOC
Brandon Gould, Deputy