Township Administration

The Board of Supervisors appoints individuals to provide administrative functions and special expertise to the Township.

Appointed Officials

TOWNSHIP MANAGER
Jolene D. Helwig
ebtmanager@ptd.net
Office: 570-523-6320 ext. 301
Cell: 570-452-4476

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Gayle Boudman
ebto@ptd.net
Office: 570-523-6320 ext. 304

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
Stephen Mohr
ebtroadmaster@ptd.net
Office: 570-523-6320 ext. 306
Cell: 570-412-6151

SOLICITOR
Peter L. Matson
Office: 570-523-3285

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
Wayne Hoover
Cell: 570-412-6748

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR (EMC)
Lawson Fetterman

OPEN RECORDS OFFICER
Jolene D. Helwig
ebtmanager@ptd.net
Office: 570-523-6320 ext. 301

Administration


TOWNSHIP MANAGER is the chief administrative officer of the Township and is responsible to the Board as a whole for proper and efficient administration of Township activities. The Township Manager is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations, including but not limited to public works, financial management, public information, and planning, coordination with various authorities, boards, committees and commissions, as well as management of Township employees.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT works under the direction of the Township Manager in day-to-day financial and other operations. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for meeting minutes, maintenance of the Township’s official records, and maintenance of financial records.

PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR, referred to in the Second Class Township Code as the “Roadmaster”, is responsible for oversight of township roads, other public infrastructure and recycling. This includes performance of infrastructure maintenance and supervision of the Public Works employees. The Public Works Director reports directly to the Township Manager.

SOLICITOR provides guidance on legal matters of the Township including bonds, real estate transactions, review of ordinances, and court actions.

ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER enforces laws concerning the care and treatment of animals. The Animal Control Officer works directly with citizens concerning animal control issues.

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR (EMC) is the chief coordinator in the event of an emergency. State law requires each municipality to have an EMC and an emergency plan. Emergencies come in all forms, from toxic material spills to weather related catastrophes.

OPEN RECORDS OFFICER receives requests submitted to the Township under the Right-To-Know Law, investigates, directs requests to appropriate persons within the Township as needed and is responsible for appropriately responding to requestor in compliance with the Right-To-Know Law.