Role of Supervisor

The Plumstead Township Board of Supervisors consists  of five members, each of which is elected to a six year term.  There are two seats up for election in 2019.

Issues Addressed by a Township Supervisor:

  • Public Works - Road and bridge maintenance, snow removal, and leaf pickup
  • Oversee the township manager and chief of police
  • Ensuring the full funding of the police department, and partially funding volunteer fire and emergency services
  • Oversee the financial administration of tax collection, state revenue sharing and spending
  • Finance and budget, including pension plans and bond financing
  • Setting tax rates and mileage for local taxes, water rates, and service fees
  • Public Utility Management - Water resources and well ordinances
  • Public Sewer and septic oversight and approval
  • Sanitary trash and recycling services and ordinances
  • Parks and Recreation - Maintenance, improvements, use and activities
  • Environmental Advisory
  • Building permit inspection and land management
  • Zoning and code enforcement
  • Land preservation and management of open space