Citizens appointed by Perkasie Borough Council aid in the administration of specific functions. A full list of Boards & Commissions, including a list of their members and an overview of the function of each group, appears below.
Perkasie Borough Seeking Volunteers for Various Boards & Commissions
Perkasie Borough Council seeks Borough residents who would be interested in volunteering to serve on various appointed Boards, Commissions and Authorities. The following positions offer a unique opportunity to serve your community and learn more about municipal services:
1 resident for five-year term to the Perkasie Regional Authority Board
1 resident for a six-year term to the Civil Service Commission
2 residents for four-year terms to the Perkasie Planning Commission
1 resident for a five-year term to the Perkasie Zoning Hearing Board
2 residents for five-year terms to the Pennridge Wastewater Treatment Authority Board
1 resident for a one-year term to the Vacancy Board
2 residents for five-year terms to the Perkasie Industrial Development Authority Board
3 residents for three-year terms to the Perkasie Park & Recreation Board
2 residents for five-year terms to the Property Maintenance Code Board of Appeals
1 Youth Park and Recreation Delegate – Must be a high school Junior or Senior
Interested Perkasie Borough residents should apply by completing the application below, by submitting a letter addressed to the Perkasie Borough Office, 620 W. Chestnut Street, Perkasie or by calling Megan McShane at the Borough Office at 215-257-5065 Ext. 109.
Perkasie Borough Council is also seeking a resident to fill the following Youth position:
Youth Delegate - Parks & Recreation Board
The ZHB performs an important function in reviewing appeals and variances to the Borough Zoning Ordinance. The ZHB usually meets on the fourth Monday of each month. ZHB members serve a 5-year term. Alternates are residents who stand in for ZHB members that might be unable to attend hearings. Alternates serve a 3-year term.
|David R. Barndt, Chair||2027|
|Suzanne Bower, Alternate||2025|
|Timothy Rimmer, Secretary||2025|
|John Wilcox, Sr. Alternate||2025|
|John Yannaccone, Vice-Chair||2023|
|Colby Grim, Esq., Solicitor||N/A|
Perkasie Park and Recreation Board
The Board advises Council on issues associated with Parks and Recreation. The Board usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Board members serve a 3-year term.
Members must be willing to assist at evening and weekend parks and recreation programs. The Youth Delegate is a Council appointed non-voting member and is a High School Junior or Senior.
|Robyn Rapp, Secretary||2025|
|Kathleen Rocchetti, Chair||2023|
|Lisa Walters, Vice-Chair||
|Dave Worthington, Council Representative|
|VACANT, Youth Representative|
The Commission advises Borough Council on land use planning, zoning proposals and the Borough’s Comprehensive Plan. Members serve a 4-year term. The Board meets on the 4th Wednesday of each month when there are agenda items requiring review and discussion.
|Maureen Knouse, Chair||2023|
|Heather Nunn, Vice Chair||2025|
|Dale Schlegel, Secretary||2025|
|Judith Stern Goldstein, Planning Services|
Property Maintenance Code Board of Appeals
Members have at least 10 years experience in a relevant field; a detailed list of qualifications is available at the Borough office. The Board of Appeals serves a quasi-judicial function but meets just a few times each year as necessary.
Board of Appeals for Uniform Construction Code
The Board hears and rules on appeals, requests for variances, and requests for extension of time regarding building code matters. Members may not hold any other office in the Borough. The Board meets only as an agenda requires.
|Jeff Crozier, Secretary|
|Cheryleen Strothers, Chair|
|Mark Hosterman, Esq. – Solicitor – Wisler Pearlstine LLP|
Pennridge Wastewater Treatment Authority
The Authority establishes rates for sewer treatment and oversees the operations of the regional sewer treatment plants. Members serve a 5-year term. The Board meets on the fourth Monday of each month.
Perkasie Industrial Development Authority
The Authority is a conduit for private financing of economic development projects in Bucks County. Members serve a 5-year term. They meet only when they receive an application.
|Charles W. Baum, Secretary||2023|
|Dave Caro, Chairman||2023|
|Neil Fosbenner, Treasurer||2024|
|Paul McColgan, Vice Chairman||2024|
|Marc Davis, Esq. – Solicitor – Fox, Rothschild|
Perkasie Regional Authority
The Authority oversees the water and sewer utility. Members serve a 5-year term. The Authority meets on the 2nd Monday of each month.
|Thomas J. Horn||2025|
|John Schaeffer, Esq. – Solicitor|
Civil Service Commission
The Commission is responsible for personnel administration for Police Officers in the Borough, including oversight of testing, promotions and review of disciplinary matters. Members serve a 6-year term. The Commission meets only when necessary.
|Kim Bedillion, Alternate||2028|
|Dale Haring, Chairman||2027|
|Edward White, Secretary||2023|
|Gavin Laboski, Esq. – Solicitor|
The Borough’s governing body consists of a Mayor and nine Council persons, three from each of the Borough’s wards. Council is organized into committees that cover all areas of municipal government responsibility. The Borough Manager, appointed by Council, serves as the Borough Secretary. Council members are elected to 4-year overlapping terms. The Council meets on the first and third Mondays of each month.
The Vacancy Board would select a candidate for Borough Council should a vacancy occur during the regular term of office of a Council member. The Board is composed of the remaining members of Borough Council plus one citizen member who serves as Chairman and acts as the tie breaker.