Boards & Commissions

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The duties of the Redevelopment Authority shall be to keep informed on all problems and programs relating to the physical development of the City. To make studies and prepare such applications as may be deemed desirable by the Council in order to ascertain the feeling of the citizens concerning specific development programs.
5 Year Appointment
Lila Savage
Mary E. Moroco
Paula Spon
Tony Sparrow
Adrienne Gordon
The duties of the Zoning Hearing Board shall perform those duties prescribed by law including the duties to conduct hearing and render decisions on appeals from the Zoning Officer. Hear challenges to the validity of any ordnance or map. Hear request for variances and render decision thereon; attaching such reasonable condition and safeguards as it may deem necessary to implement the purposes of law, the Charter or Ordinance. Hear and decide upon requests for special exceptions pursuant to criteria and standards adopted by the Council.
3 Year Appointment
Joseph Fordeley, Chairman
Susan Leach
Guy Said
Atty. Robert Tesone
William Shuttleworth (alternate)
The duties of this Board shall be to review periodically all building, housing and related Ordinances of the City. Advise the City Manager, the Council and the head of the appropriate City Department on projected and proposed policies and procedures for the enforcement of building, housing and related codes. Hear appeals brought before it under the provision of such building, housing and related Ordnances adopted by the City in accordance with law.
5 Year Appointment
Carminal Craig
Isaac Fields
Barbara Mosley
William Shuttleworth
Martin Henlen
The duties of the Planning Commission are to promote public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan, community development and planning and shall hold public meetings to this end. Review and make recommendations to the City Manager, the Council, the Department of Community Development and the Code Review Board concerning the comprehensive plan, the official map, the zoning ordinance, subdivision and land development plans, building standards, regulations for the City and all other plans for community development prepared by the Department of Community Development. Hold Public hearings when reviewing plans prepared by City units.
3 Year Appointment
Chris Baroni
Donna Baldwin
Steven Edwards
Deborah Ellebie
Tracy Stefanak
Michael Wright
Javanda Jones
Is responsible for periodic review of parks and recreation programs for the purpose of recommending changes; and for advising the City Manager, the Council and appropriate City departments on recreation needs, use of facilities and programs and fee structures relating thereto.
3 Year Appointment
Terrence Crumby
Terry Harrison
Phyllis Mammarelli
Annette Morrison
Lou Falconi
Joseph Santell
Gary Elerby
Jeff Gordon
Members are appointed by Council to review and make recommendations on all loan applications presented to the City.
4 Year Appointment
Denise Jarrett, Farrell First National Bank
Marc Malcomson, Mercer County State Bank
Marc Mucroski
William Samuels
David Grande, Hunington Bank
The duties of the Health Board consist of but are not limited to the following: Assessment of community health needs, food services, public health complaints, communicable disease reporting, public health information and referral.
5 Year Appointment
Robert Multari, DO
Mary Beth Schuster, RN
Rochelle James Robinson
Robert Hoagland
Emmagene Williams, RN
The duties of the Human Relations Commission are to keep informed on all problems or issues which exist within the City concerning the compliance of laws involving the rights of citizens and the quality and quantity of municipal services. Make such studies as may be deemed desirable. Hear complaints and make recommendations for the resolution thereof. Conduct educational programs and distribute materials relating to the rights of all citizens. Take independent action if necessary to assure compliance with all appropriate laws concerning rights of citizens and the quality of quantity of City services.
4 Year Appointment
Bishop Stephen Bennefield
Robert Burich
Laffaline Seltzer
Adrienne Gordon
Rev. Tiffany Holden
Lynn Saternow
Michelle Sparrow
Carmen Craig