Council Committees of Borough Council

Finance & Administration

To ensure fiscal responsibility and stewardship of tax dollars through budget management and increasing alternative revenue streams. To ensure the appropriate staffing and management of borough employees.

Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of the month – 5:30 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Janet English, Chair
Tangela James, co-chair
Desmonde Pringle

Health & Public Safety 

To develop and implement strategies to monitor police protection and health and safety activities for our residents.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month – 7:00 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Desmonde Pringle, Chair
Magda Byrne
Janet English

Economic Development & Code Enforcement

To implement strategies that lead to the economic growth of Lansdowne making it a destination for residents and tourists. To monitor the efforts of our codes department, which helps to increase property values within the borough.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month – 6:00 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Michael Schleigh, Chair
Benjamin Hover
Wardell Holt

Parks, Recreation & the Environment

To develop and implement environmental systems, services, goals and measures, including waste, energy, green spaces and trees.

Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month – 5:30 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Benjamin Hover, Chair
Magda Byrne
Wardell Holt

Community Relations

To develop and implement programs that leverage and maximize borough resources. Develop strategies that highlight and positively position what Lansdowne has to offer.

Meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month – 6:30 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Magda Byrne, Chair
Tangela James
Desmonde Pringle

Infrastructure & Public Works

To develop and execute sewer and road maintenance priorities, utilizing in-house personnel for public works projects to realize cost savings and to make recommendations for improvement in municipal services.

Meetings are held on the 4th Monday of the month – 6:30 p.m. at Lansdowne Borough Hall

Current committee members:

Wardell Holt, Chair
Benjamin Hover
Janet English