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Boards, Commissions & Committees

Boards and Commissions Application

Blighted Property Review Committee

The committee examines properties within the Township and determines if a property is blighted according to eight conditions that are outlined in the Pennsylvania Urban Redevelopment Law.


  • Richard Smith 
  • Alexandra Solarz
  • Open
  • Paula Gasper, Board Liaison
  • Redevelopment Authority

Board of Auditors

The Board of Auditors audits, settles and adjusts the accounts of all elected or appointed officials of the Township, and its boards or agencies, that received or disbursed funds of, or owing to, the Township during the preceding calendar year unless a certified public accountant or firm is appointed. The Board meets annually on the first Tuesday of the year to elect officers. They are also responsible for setting the salary of any Township Supervisor employed by the Township.


  • Elizabeth Youse
  • Kimberly Reif
  • Beth Rodman

Building Code Board of Appeals

The board listens to appeals of code interpretation from the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.


  • Raymond Foisy
  • Matthew Piotrowski, Architect
  • William Newman
  • Timothy Hoban
  • Robert Rosser

Emergency Services Board


  • Frank Fenton
  • Adam Selisker
  • Steve LeCompte
  • Jason Dowd

Historical Commission

The commission identifies and preserves historical sites, buildings, papers, documents and relics of historical significance to the Township.

Meeting Schedule

2nd Monday @ 6:30 pm

Northampton Township Archives

Free Library of Northampton Township
25 Upper Holland Road, Richboro, PA  18954


  • Steve Arty
  • James Finegan
  • Melissa Foulke
  • Augusto Gregori
  • Eric Ebert
  • Gregory Beatty
  • Vacancy
  • Archivist: Kristi Chase

 For additional information about records or archives materials, please contact the Archivist:

Library Board

Meeting Schedule

2nd Thursday @ 7PM

Free Library of Northampton Township
25 Upper Holland Road,
Richboro, PA  18954


  • Russell "Chip" Heim
  • Janet Braker
  • Dr. Michael May
  • Eleanora Rosso
  • Larry Bluementhal
  • Charles Beem
  • Jessica Freundel

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority Board


Parks and Recreation Board

The board makes decisions regarding parks and recreational activities within the Township.

Meeting Schedule

1st Thursday @ 7:00 p.m. (Agenda Review @ 6:30 p.m.)

*Additional meetings may be held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.


  • Jim Hembree
  • John Bishop
  • Steve Bryer
  • Mary Anderson
  • Martin Wade

Pension Fund Advisory Committees

There are two committees: one for uniform pension plan issues and the other for non-uniform pension plan issues. Both committees advise and make recommendations concerning these pension plans to the Board of Supervisors.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Supervisors on matters of planning and development within the township, including the review of proposed zoning and subdivision and land development ordinances. They function in accordance with the requirements of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC).

Meeting Schedule

2nd Tuesday @ 7:00 p.m. (Agenda Review @ 6:30 p.m.)

*Additional meetings may be held on the 1st Tuesday of each month.


  • Steve Saddlemire
  • Mark Shapiro
  • David Deola
  • Michael Enz
  • Patrick McGuigan
  • Michael Bidwell, Alternate
  • Janet Kifolo, Alternate

Southwestern Bucks County Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWBSWAC)

The multi-municipal committee (Northampton Township, Upper Southampton Township, and Lower Southampton Township) discusses issues pertaining to waste management and provides recommendations to each township's board of supervisors.

Tri-Hampton Rescue Squad


  • Scott Dengler, President

Vacancy Board


  • David Breidinger

Veterans Advisory Commission

The commission advises and assists the Board with the Township's veteran population issues.

Meeting Schedule

3rd Monday @ 7 p.m.


Volunteer Fire Company


  • Matt Sklodowski, President
  • Adam Selisker, Fire Chief
  • Rob Holmes, Deputy Fire Chief

Wall of Honor Committee

The objective of the Wall of Honor Program is to see that individuals which have made valuable and lasting contributions to the community are recognized. The honoree will be selected by a committee based on specific criteria. Nominations accepted by November 30 annually. For more information, click here for Wall of Honor information.

  • Steven Bryer
  • Gary Stoerrle
  • Douglas Dwyer
  • Peter Spera
  • Gerald Bowen
  • Kimberly Rose
  • William Wert

Zoning Hearing Board

The board is a quasi-judicial body who hears requests for variances and special exceptions from the terms of the zoning ordinance. They also hear appeals on interpretations from the zoning officer. They function in accordance with the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC) and all hearings are conducted as outlined in its requirements.

Meeting Schedule

2nd and 4th Monday @ 6 p.m.

*These meetings are held as needed.


  • John Fenningham
  • Dr. Richard Lynen
  • Ted Hauptman
  • Dan Wasserstrom, Alternate
  • Michael Hartey,  Alternate