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Township Manager                                                                                                            Jon Hammer
Jon A. Hammer 

Appointed by the Board of Supervisors to carry out its policies, the manager serves as a liaison between the board and the residents. The township manager also:

  • Manages/Maintain the budget 
  • Proposes and implements procedures for efficient and effective government
  • Directs the township's daily administrative functions
  • Represents the township to various organizations
  • Serves as the primary contact for residents

 

 

Director of Planning and Zoning 

Beth T Gooch

Beth Gooch, is responsible for administering the land development/subdivision process by guiding developers/applicants through the different stages of development while managing escrow accounts in conjunction with the various projects and assists in reviewing building permits.  Other duties include ordinance administration, GEOplan database administration, and  website updating.  She acts as the employee representative to the Planning Commission, Parks & Recreation Committee, and the Zoning Hearing Board. The Director of Planning and Zoning also provides information and assistance to residents.

 

Fiscal Clerk

Pamela Pennie

Pamela Pennie is responsible for accounts payable, accounts receivable, managing payroll,  as well as  the banking for the Township.  Additionally, she assists with day to day administrative duties along with the rest of the office staff.

Secretary/Receptionist

Debbie Beck 

Secretary/receptionist  welcomes visitors and answers calls, coordinates all appointments for the Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer, facilitates all building permits, schedules use of the township building, and various other duties as directed by Township management.

 

FSA Staff

 

Executive Director

George E. Witmayer

George Witmayer oversees the general planning and administrative functions of the sewer authority. He provides assistance and guidance to developers and residents with sewer concerns or questions. He is responsible for the formulation and maintenance of the yearly budget. He is also responsible to arrange for the upkeep of existing sewer lines and pump stations and to ensure that the wastewater treatment plant is operating properly. The treatment plant has a full-time operator and a part-time assistant operator. 

Franconia Sewer Authority Business Manager

Stacey Singrella

Stacey Singrella is responsible for quarterly sewer billings, sewer accounts payables and receivables, prepares monthly Sewer Authority financial reports, and other administrative duties in conjunction with the Sewer Authority.

 Franconia Sewer Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

Davon Good- Full-time Operator

JoAnn Strom- Part-time Operator

 

Township Engineer

Gilmore & Associates, Inc.

Appointed and directed by the Board of Supervisors, the engineer directs the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and repair of streets, roads, pavements, sanitary sewers, bridges, culverts, and other engineering work. He also prepares plans and schedules, specifications, and estimates of township, and provides the Board of Supervisors with additional reports or information.

Township Solicitor
Mr. Frank Bartle, Esquire/Dischell, Bartle & Dooley

Township Solicitor Frank Bartle represents the township and the Board of Supervisors. He prepares and approves any bonds, obligations, contracts, leases, conveyances, ordinances, and assurances involving the township. Mr. Bartle represents the township regarding matters of estates, rights, trusts, privileges, claims, or demands. He also provides the Board of Supervisors, upon request, with an opinion in writing upon any question of law.

Land Planner
Mr. Joseph Zadlo

Joseph Zadlo advises the Board of Supervisors on matters of land use planning within the township.

Tax Collector
Jerry DeLong

The tax collector collects all county, township, school, and other taxes levied, including those outlined in the Local Tax Enabling Act. In addition to the powers, duties, and responsibilities under this act, he or she exercises all the powers and performs all the duties conferred upon tax collectors by law.

Open Records Officers

Township: Jon A. Hammer, Township Manager
Police: Joseph Kozeniewski, Police Chief
FSA: Stacey Singrella, Sewer Administrator