Council President

Benjamin Hover, President

Term: January 6, 2020, to January 1, 2024
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"I have lived in Lansdowne for over 15 years. Since moving here, my family and I have enjoyed the friendly neighborhoods and dedication of the many residents who volunteer to maintain the civic pride and spirit of Lansdowne in the Borough." 

Benjamin Hover previously served a two-year term on the council and on January 6th of 2020 took his place as council president and will serve a four-year term ending in 2024. As well as serving as council president, Benjamin also chairs the Economic Development & Code Enforcement, is a member of the Technology Committee, and the Inclusionary Committee. 

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    September 23, 2022: Letter from Council President, Benjamin Hover

    Dear Friends and Neighbors, Happy fall! The nice cool evenings of fall have ushered in a number of great events in Lansdowne with more wonderful community celebrations to come. Read on...
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    POW/ MIA day on September 16, 2022

    Mayor Magda Byrne and Council President Benjamin Hover joined Legion Post 65 and Commander Michael Bair to honor and remember POW/ MIA day with a ceremony on Borough Greene on POW/ MIA day on September 16, 2022. Read on...
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    Opening of the Lansdowne Bike Lanes

    Lansdowne Borough celebrated the opening of the Lansdowne Bike lanes with a ribbon-cutting, Community walk, and Community Bike Ride. Read on...
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    Ukrainian Independence Day Flag Raising Pictures

    On Wednesday August 24th, Lansdowne Borough Mayor Magda Byrne and Council President were joined by American Legion Commander Michael Bair to show solidarity with the Ukrainian people by raising the Ukrainian flag for Ukrainian Independence Day. Read on...
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