John Mack - Newtown Supervisor
Newtown BOS Accepting Resumes

Newtown BOS Accepting Resumes

The Newtown Township Board of Supervisors (BOS) is accepting resumes for consideration for Township boards, committees, and commissions. Resumes will be accepted until December 20, 2017. Please submit a letter of interest and resume to Olivia Kivenko,
Newtown Township, 100 Municipal Drive, Newtown, PA 18940, by email to oliviak@newtownpa.gov, or by fax at (215) 968-5368.

The following is a list of available openings:

  • Zoning Hearing Board
  • Planning Commission
  • Parks and Recreation Board
  • Newtown Joint Historic Commission
  • Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB)
  • Traffic Impact Advisory Committee
  • Newtown Joint Municipal Sewer Authority Board
  • Environmental Advisory Council
  • Technology Committee
  • Economic Development Committee

More information, including meeting times and committee goals, about committees, boards and commissions (also see here and here):

Economic Development Committee - The Economic Development Committee meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM. Several positions are open.

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this committee here.

Technology Committee - To advance the Board of Supervisor’s desire to advance the use of technology in Newtown Township; it is the mission of the Technology Committee, in cooperation with the Board of Supervisors and the Township Manager, to promote employee and volunteer efficiency, maximize customer service, and reduce Township costs through the use of technology. The Committee meets the last Tuesday of each month, 7:30 PM, in the public meeting room of the township building. Its members serve a three-year term. At least 3 positions are open.

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this committee here.

Environmental Advisory Council - The Newtown Township Environmental Advisory Council was established to protect the natural resources within the Township and create community awareness. The seven EAC members work together to build an environmentally sustainable community by championing and promoting natural resource conservation, consideration of environmental impacts in decision-making, education and awareness of environmental issues in Newtown Township. The Council meets the fourth Monday of each month, 7:30 PM, in the Public Meeting Room in the township building. Its members serve a three-year term. 

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this council here.

Parks and Recreation Board - Assesses parks, open space, and recreational needs of Township residents and also reviews development plans and provides recommendations to the Board of Supervisors as to whether open space should be dedicated to the Township or if the developer should pay the Township a “Fee-In-Lieu” of open space. The Board meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 7:00 PM, in the Public Meeting Room in the township building. Its members serve a three-year term.

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this committee here.

Zoning Hearing Board - A quasi-judicial body appointed by the Board of Supervisors. It hears and decides on appeals from a decision, or determination, of any administrative official in connection with the Zoning Ordinance, and grants Special Exceptions and Variances from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance.   The Board meets the first Thursday of each month, 7:00 PM, in the Public Meeting Room of  the  township building, as required. Its members serve a five-year term.

Planning Commission - Working in conjunction with the Bucks County Planning Commission, the Township Planner, and other Township boards, commissions, committees and councils, advises the Board of Supervisors on all planning, zoning and traffic matters, reviews Conditional Use Applications and Land Development Plans, and examines traffic impact issues. The Commission meets the first and third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 PM, in the Public Meeting Room in the new township building. Its members serve a four-year term.

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this commission here.

Joint Historic Commission - Eight member board, four year term.   Meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 PM. The Joint Historic Commission’s primary responsibility is the protection and preservation of historically and/or architecturally significant structures in Newtown Borough and Newtown Township.  The Commission is comprised of four residents from each of these two municipalities.  Meetings are held in Newtown Borough Hall, 23 North State Street. As an advocate for historic preservation, the Joint Historic Commission can be a resource for property owners and Borough and Township boards and committees regarding historic and/or architecturally significant structures.

Find more details about the mission, residency requirements, term, and the powers and duties of this commission here.

Traffic Impact Advisory Committee - Derives the formula used for traffic impact fees imposed by the Township under the Municipalities Planning Code and the Subdivision and Land Use Ordinance, during the land development process. The Committee meets as required. Its members serve a one-year term.

 

Posted on 24 Nov 2017, 10:50 - Category: Newtown

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