Note: Appointments to all Authorities, Boards, Commissions and
Committees are made by Meadville City Council or the representative
municipality. *Please contact the City Clerk for information on
becoming an authority or board member.
This advisory committee examines aesthetic issues in the City. The
Committee selects Homer A. Thornton Award winners from time to time
for properties that have made significant beautification
improvements. They administer the Eels Trust to enhance the right of
ways and public properties, as they see fit.
Meetings first Monday of each month at 8:00 a.m. - if a
holiday, meeting will be the following Monday. Meetings held at 894
Jill Withey, Chairperson
for all health issues in the City as prescribed by the Third
Class City Code, the Pennsylvania Department of Health and
the Ordinances of the City of Meadville. The Health Officer
is the agent for the Board of Health. Meeting annually at
894 Diamond Park.
This three member commission was established to insure the
maintenance of a personnel system to recruit, employ, promote and
retain qualified persons for employment with the City of Meadville.
This commission is responsive to the principles of equal opportunity
employment and sound labor management relations. Meetings when
necessary at 894 Diamond Park.
Abe Finton, D.D.S.
Luis L. Gomez, M.D., Vice-Chairperson
Richard Friedberg, Chairperson
This six member board sits for appeals of orders issued by the Code
Official based on the construction codes and property maintenance
codes. Meetings when necessary at 850 Park Avenue.
(Replaces Fire Board of Appeals and Building Code Board of
Appeals - 11-12-91)
Robert Frost (Regular)
Ashley Porter (Regular)
Roger Gildea (Regular)
Dalton Deeter (Alternate)
Pete Kralj (Alternate)
AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF MEADVILLE
This five member authority provides public housing assistance
programs to low income and senior citizens within the City of
Meadville. It operates William Gill Village, Holland Towers, Elmwood
and Morgan Villages. An Executive Director oversees the day to day
operations and staff. Meetings the second Monday of each month at
2:00 p.m. at Holland Towers.
Richard H. Zinn
This five member committee is in charge of overseeing the conditions
at the historic landmark and making recommendations for repairs and
maintenance. The committee will meet the first Wednesday of
each month at 9:00 a.m. at 894 Diamond Park.
5 Year Term - Expires
Doris Foster (12/31/13)
Bob Stainbrook (12/31/14)
Diane Siegel (12/31/15)
Suzanne Malone (12/31/16)
Annette Baswell (12/31/17)
member authority is responsible for directing the operations,
management and promotion of the historic Meadville Market
House. The Meadville Market Master is responsible for the day
to day management and operations of the Market House.
Meetings the second Wednesday of each month 8:00 a.m.
at 894 Diamond Park.
5 Year Term
Andy Walker, Chairperson
member authority with representatives from the City of
Meadville, West Mead and Vernon Townships is responsible for
directing the operations, management, maintenance and
promotion of the Meadville Area Recreation Complex. An
Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the day to
day operations of the Recreation Complex and its staff. The
MARC provides a wide range of activities for the area
including swimming, ice skating and hockey. Meetings the
third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. at MARC.
John M. Ziegler, DPM
Gene Wisniski - West Mead
Dr. Paul Oyler - West Mead
Vacant - City
Philip Passilla - West Mead
Roger Gildea - Vernon
Dick Astor - Vernon
Jay Verno - Vernon - Vice-Chairperson
MEADVILLE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
This five member authority is responsible for promoting the
redevelopment of abandoned or unused sites or structures in the
city. It also administers the Community Development Block Grant
Program (CDBG) to benefit low/moderate income citizens. CDBG funds
may be used for housing rehabilitation, repaving streets, sidewalks,
code enforcement, historic preservation and recreation. This
Authority maintains full time staff members. Meetings the first
Wednesday of each month at 7:30 a.m. at 894 Diamond Park.
Thomas Cholak, Chairperson
MEADVILLE AREA SEWER AUTHORITY
member authority with representatives from the City of
Meadville and West Mead Township is responsible for providing
sanitary sewer service to the City of Meadville and parts of
West Mead and Vernon Townships. This all volunteer authority
is committed to providing the Meadville area with adequate
and affordable sanitary service, as well as protecting and
preserving the local waterways. Meetings the third Tuesday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. at MASA.
Frequently Asked Questions and
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Ray Andel - West Mead, Chairperson
Robert Terry Martin - Treasurer - West Mead
Alan McElwain- City
Lawrence Nicolazzo - City
Rich Kebert - City
member authority is responsible for overseeing the public
water supply delivery system for the City of Meadville.
American Water Services, Inc. manages the day to day
operations of the system. Meetings the fourth Monday of
each month at 5:30 p.m. at MAWA.
Timothy Groves, Chairperson
Joe Stainbrook, Vice-Chairperson
PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
This seven member commission primarily makes recommendations to
Meadville City Council on items such as subdivision requests, zoning
amendments and other planning issues. On occasion, they are charged
with drafting documents such as the Comprehensive Plan, Parks Master
Plan or Zoning Code. Meetings the first Thursday of each month at
3:30 p.m. at 850 Park Avenue.
Lyle Mook, Chairperson
Jim Budney, Vice-Chairperson
This five member commission determines how the Shade Tree Budget is
to be allocated. The budget is expended on planting, removing and
trimming street trees. Other projects include a Street Tree
Inventory, Treasured Tree Program See
Nomination Form and the annual Arbor Day Ceremony. Meetings the
second Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at 894 Diamond Park.
David Boughton, Chairperson
Dr. Donald Skinner, Vice-Chairperson
Dr. Ben Slote
STREETSCAPE REVIEW COMMITTEE
member advisory committee consists of a member of the
Planning Commission, a member of the Shade Tree Commission, a
member of the Beautification Committee and two members of the
community at large. The sole purpose of the Committee is to
review the aesthetic aspect of construction projects
including new buildings and additions to buildings. The
comments are heard by the developer and reported to Meadville
City Council. Meetings when necessary at 894 Diamond
Jonathan R. Bivens
member board was established to hear appeals, variance and
special exception requests as provided for in the City of
Meadville Zoning Code. Meetings, the third Thursday of
the month at 1:30 p.m., when necessary, at 894 Diamond Park.
3 Year Term
Atty. R. Charles Thomas, Chairperson
Atty. Matthew Jorden
Atty. Emil Spadafore, Alternate