There are many issues and activities both one-time and ongoing that are attended to throughout the course of the year by the administrative staff. Some of these activities are Commissioner Meeting management, follow-through and agenda preparation, fielding citizen request for services, constituent concerns, “Right to Know Requests”, PennDOT Overhead Banner permits, agency coordination, Recreation Board management, Civil Service management, human resources, workers’ compensation claims, payroll, property insurance management, project management, budgeting, website management, information technology, general administration and executive duties.
Professional support services managed by Secretary / Manager include legal, auditing, engineering, planning professional services and tax collection. In addition, this category covers costs related to supporting Commissioners’ salaries, liability and property insurance, municipal building maintenance and utility costs, recycling.
Township Secretary/Manager – Mary Perez
The Township Manager is responsible for keeping the Board of Commissioners informed on all township affairs as well as managing all of the daily operations of the township and supervising all township departments, unless otherwise stated by statute. Other tasks include reviewing employment applications, recommending employee discipline and discharge, and employing experts/consultants as needed, preparing and administering the township’s budget, developing the township’s long-range fiscal plan, attending of meetings and preparing meeting agendas.
Director of Finance
Phone: 724-744-2171 – ext. 202
The Township Director of Finance performs a variety of routine and complex administrative level tasks related to the accounting duties of the township, including but not limited to: preparation of vouchers and daily deposits, assignment of budget account numbers, payroll preparation including quarterly and end of year tax reports, posting of accounts payable for general ledgers, analysis of preliminary trial balances, preparation of monthly financial statements, assists the township manager with the preparation of the annual budget, and pursues collection of delinquent accounts.