241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

Borough Council

The Borough of Blossburg was incorporated on August 29, 1871 and is governed by a Council consisting of an elected seven member Board. The Council members have staggered terms, with each holding a four-year term. In addition to being responsible for the administration of the Borough, the Council also manages the Police Department. The Borough Manager, who is appointed by Council, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Borough and manages the work-force for the Borough and Municipal Authority.

Council Members

Jolene Hall – President

Tim Martin – Vice President

Tonya McNamara – Pro Temp

Jill Nickerson

James Rakoski

Borough Solicitor

Patrick J. Barrett, III

21 Troy Street
PO Box 157
Canton, PA 17724


Borough Council has established Committees to oversee certain aspects of the Borough and to recommend to Council any changes and/or additions to the Borough. Each Committee is made up of three (3) members of Council. The Mayor is part of the Police Committee and the Borough Council President may sit in on any Committee.

The Committees of the Borough include:

  • Garbage, Water and Sewer Committee
  • Budget Committee
  • Streets & Roads; Property & Borough Equipment Committee
  • Library Committee (This Committee meets the 3rd Monday of each month with the Library Board)
  • Police Committee – Chaired by the Mayor
  • Fire & Ambulance Department Committee
  • Recreation Board
  • Monument Committee
  • Shade Tree Commission
  • Business Development


Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm, Borough Council Room

Work Session (if needed): held 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:30pm Borough Council Room


As your local government officials, we promise…

  • To be responsible stewards of our community’s assets-from our financial resources to our natural environment, our downtown amenities, and our family-oriented neighborhoods and recreational facilities.
  • To listen and learn from the people who make our community special – our residents, business owners, visitors, volunteers, and community partners.
  • To honor our past but look boldly toward the future, enabling new ideas and opportunities that keep our community safe, active, diverse, unique, and desirable.

2019 Borough Council Members

2019 Borough Council Members
Blossburg Borough

241 Main Street
Blossburg, PA 16912

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

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