570-638-2452

570-638-5507

241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

Authorities, Boards & Commissions


Municipal Authority
Planning Commission
Recreation Board
Shade Tree Commission
Zoning Hearing Board

The Municipal Authority is a group of five (5) individuals who manage the affairs of both the Sewer Department and the Water Company. The Municipal Authority Board officers are made up of a Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer.  Members of the Board, including the officers, include another individual of the Borough appointed by the Council as recommended by the Municipal Authority Board, the Borough Manager and the Water/Sewer Secretary.  

List of Board Members

  • Michael Stoudt – Chairman
  • Joseph Bubacz, Jr. – Vice-Chairman
  • Stephen Hall – Secretary
  • John Eckman – Treasurer
  • Patrick Bauman – Board Member

One of the duties of the Municipal Authority Board is to set the fees for water usage and sewer disposal.  The Board also oversees the operation of the Water and Sewer plants, ensures that the plants are in compliance with state and federal regulations and manages the financials of the Water and Sewer companies. 

The Municipal Authority is currently in the process of updating/upgrading the existing sewer plant through funding from USDA. 

Plans to supply water to the UTRRA (Upper Tioga River Regional Authority), when UTRRA obtains funding to construct a transmission line from Blossburg to service Putnam Township, as well as parts of Covington and Richmond Townships. 

The Water Company was organized in July 1891.  It was organized for the purpose of supplying Blossburg with water.  Work began on the first water plant on September 1, 1891 and water was “turned on” on January 1, 1892.  The Blossburg Authority purchased the system from another entity in 1971.

Meetings
Meetings held: 1st Tuesday of the month, 7pm, Bourgh Council Room

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is made up of five (5) individuals who are appointed by the Borough Council.  The Planning Commission has a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and a Secretary, as officers. 

List of Planning Committee Members

  • Joshua Wolf – Chairperson
  • Nathan McNamara – Vice Chair
  • Henry Bartlett – Secretary
  • Patrick Marriner
  • Robin Stangel

Contact Information

Blossburg Borough
241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

(570)638-2452

Meetings

Meetings held as needed

Description

The purpose of the Planning Commission is to review ideas and plans to improve the community.  Additionally, the Planning Commission reviews any building plans that may not outwardly comply with existing zoning and recommend to the Zoning Hearing Board how a variance or special exemption should be handled.

Recreation Board

List of Recreation Board Members

  • Tom McNamara, President
  • Tonya McNamara
  • Jill Nickerson
  • Jolene Hall
  • Steve Hall
  • Lisa Frederick
  • Josh McCurdy
  • Kevin House
  • Tom Dickinson
  • Percy Johnson

Contact Information

Meetings

Last Monday of the month, 6pm, Borough Council Room or Small Pavilion, Island Park

Description

What does the Recreation Board do?

  • Island Park Master Plan
  • Donate
  • BlossburGives (aka United Fund)

The Recreation Board is comprised of 9 members, six (6) of whom shall be appointed by the Borough Council and three (3) of whom shall be appointed by the Southern Tioga School District.  The Board officers are comprised of a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer.  The purpose of the Recreation Board is to maintain recreational activities at Island Park and the community swimming pool and recommend ideas for the Island Park and scheduling to the Borough Council.

Shade Tree Commission

List of Shade Tree Commission Members

  • William Novitske, Jr.
  • Robert Kelly
  • Jeff Everett

Contact Information

Blossburg Borough 
241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

(570) 638-2452

Meetings

Meetings held as needed

Description

The Shade Tree Commission enforces regulations of the Shade Tree Ordinance, organizes tree plantings, periodically inventories all trees within the Borough rights – of way and on Borough property.

  • Pictures of trees
  • Tree planting plan
  • Donate a tree

Zoning Hearing Board

List of Zoning Hearing Board Members

  • Daniel Harman – Chairperson
  • Annie Brooks
  • Nathan Barnes
  • Amy Augustine
  • Steve Hall

Contact Information

Blossburg Borough
241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

(570)6382452

Meetings

Meetings held as needed

Description

The Zoning Hearing Board is comprised of five (5) individuals who are appointed by the Borough Council.  The Zoning Hearing Board has a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary.  The primary purpose of the Zoning Hearing Board is to review all variances and special exemptions as recommended by the Planning Commission.

Blossburg Borough

241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

Phone: 570-638-2452
Fax: 570-638-5507

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