Akron Borough PA


  John McBeth

Council meets second Monday of every month at 7:00pm
  John Williamson - President
  Justin Gehman - Vice-President / Streets & Sewer
  Monica Hersh - Community Relations & Special Projects
  Nathan Imhoff - Parks & Water
  Keith Landis - Property & Planning
  Thomas Murray - Administration & Finance
  Earl Shirk - Personnel & Public Safety

  Susan Davidson - Borough Manager / Secretary
  Ann Nolt - Tax Collector

Planning Commission  – meets second Thursday of each month if needed
   Sam Baughman, II
   Ryan Cochran
   Robert Rollman
   John Taylor
   John Williamson

Zoning Hearing Board scheduled as needed
   Christine Burkholder
   Kay McEllhenney
   Thomas Bender - alternate

Borough Authority – scheduled as needed
   Susan Davidson
   Pamela Musser
   Terry Reber
   Jeff Shirk
   Robert Stauffer

Civil Service Commission scheduled as needed
   Kirby Smith - Chair
   Joseph Mikos
   Donald Reese


Akron PA Borough




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Council Committees

Administration & Finance: Chair: Tom Murray, Sr.; Members: Monica Hersh, Keith Landis. In conjunction with Borough staff: budgeting, financial reporting, and other financial matters, IT, Website, Email, Administration.

Community Relations & Special Projects: Chair: Monica Hersh; Members: Justin Gehman, Earl Shirk. In collaboration with Borough Staff: improve our relations with our residents, and also to liaison with community organizations such as Lions, Boy Scouts, Library, Rec Center. Also to assist with community events such as Barnstormers Game, New Year's Eve, Day in the Park, etc. Follow-up on complaints, receive feedback, recruit volunteers, assist with writing articles in Akron newsletter. Take on other special projects that don't fit in other committees.

Parks & Water: Chair:Nathan Imhoff; Members: Keith Landis, Tom Murray, Sr. In collaboration with Borough staff, responsible for Akron’s parks & water infrastructure. Includes long-term planning, response to SRBC, repairs, maintenance.

Personnel & Public Safety: Chair: Earl Shirk; Members: Nathan Imhoff, Tom Murray, Sr. In collaboration with Borough Manager, develop and recommend personnel policies; recommend to Council the hiring, dismissal, or discipline of non-uniform employees. In collaboration with the Mayor and Police Chief, responsible for police, fire, public health, and emergency management.

Property & Planning: Chair: Keith Landis; Members: Earl Shirk, Justin Gehman. In collaboration with Borough staff, responsible for Akron’s facilities and planning for the Borough. Includes preparing long term plans for facilities and the Akron Comprehensive Plan.

Streets & Sewer: Chair: Justin Gehman; Members: Nathan Imhoff, Monica Hersh. In collaboration with Borough staff: planning road reconstruction, repairing, cleaning and snow-plowing of Akron’s streets and alleys, correcting and repairing stormwater and drainage problems, and wastewater sanitary system. MS4 Program and Act 537.