Municipalities

 2021 LEHIGH COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES

Compiled by the League of Women Voters of Lehigh County

(R) denotes Republican Party; (D) denotes Democratic Party
Dollar figures denote salary or stipend of office.
Position is open for election in November of the year shown.
Municipal boards are reorganized the first week of January.
For Meetings: see Municipality web site for more details on meeting locations and exceptions to standard meeting dates.

Cities

City of Allentown
City of Bethlehem (parts of City of Bethlehem are in Lehigh County)

Boroughs

Borough of Alburtis
Borough of Catasauqua
Borough of Coopersburg
Borough of Coplay
Borough of Emmaus
Borough of Fountain Hill
Borough of Macungie
Borough of Slatington

Townships

Hanover Township
Heidelberg Township
Lower Macungie Township
Lower Milford Township
Lowhill Township
Lynn Township
North Whitehall Township
Salisbury Township
South Whitehall Township
Upper Macungie Township
Upper Milford Township
Upper Saucon Township
Washington Township
Weisenberg Township
Whitehall Township


CITY OF ALLENTOWN

City Hall, 435 Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18101

Contact: 610-437-7546; www.allentownpa.gov

ELECTED OFFICIALS Term: 4 years

Mayor: ($95,000) Ray O’Connell (D) 2021, 610-437-7546.

Controller: ($49,894) Jeff Glazier (D) 2023; 610-437-7528.

Council: 610-437-7556.   President   ($6,649) Julio A. Guridy (D) 2021 ; (others $6,149)   Vice President  Cynthia Mota (D) 2021 ; Candida Affa (D) 2023; Cecilia Ce-Ce Gerlach (D) 2023; Daryl Hendricks (D) 2021 ; Ed Zucal (D) 2021; Joshua Siegel (D) 2023.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Council Chambers, City Hall.
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CITY OF BETHLEHEM

Bethlehem City Hall, City Center, 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018-6025

Contact: 610-865-7000; Fax 610-865-7019; www.bethlehem-pa.gov

ELECTED OFFICIALS Term: 4 years

Mayor: (4-year term; $90,500) Robert J. Donchez (D) 2021

Controller: (4-year term; $49,000) George Yasso (D) 2021

Treasurer: (4-year term; $1,800) Kaija L. Farber (D) 2023

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($7,600) Adam R. Waldron (D) 2021; (others $7,100) Bryan G. Callahan (D) 2021; Michael G. Colón (D) 2023; Olga Negrón (D) 2021; J. William Reynolds (D) 2023; Dr. Paige Van Wirt (D) 2023; Grace Crampsie Smith (D) 2021.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m., City Hall.
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BOROUGH OF ALBURTIS

Borough Hall, 260 Franklin Street, P.O. Box 435, Alburtis, PA 18011

Contact: 610-966-4777; Fax 610-965-5517; www.alburtis.org

Manager: ($69,557) Sharon Trexler (appt.)

Mayor: ($1,875) Kathleen Palmer (D) 2021

Council: (4-year term; $1,875)   President   Ronald DeIaco (R) 2023;   Vice President   Steven Hill (R) 2021;   2nd Vice President   Kathleen Raines (D) 2021;   Stephen Kaufman (D) 2023; Vanessa Taggart (D) 2023; Hector Vazquez (D) 2021; John Aleszczyk (R) 2023.

Meetings: 2nd and last Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.townships
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BOROUGH OF CATASAUQUA

Municipal complex, 90 Bridge Street, Catasauqua, PA 18032-2598

Contact: 610-264-0571; Fax 610-264-8228; www.catasauqua.org

Manager: ($97,900) Stephen M. Travers (appt.)

Mayor: (4-year term; $2,150) Barbara A. Schlegel (R) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($2,150) Vincent P. Smith (D) 2021; (others $2,000)   Vice President   Brian K. McKittrick (R) 2023;   Brian D. Bartholomew (D) 2023; Debra Mellish (D) 2021; Eugene Schlegel (R) 2023; Cameron Smith (D) 2023; Paul Cmil (R) 2021.

Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal complex.
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BOROUGH OF COOPERSBURG

Borough Hall, 5 North Main Street, Coopersburg, PA 18036-1525

Contact: 610-282-3307; Fax 610-282-4668; www.coopersburgborough.org

Manager: ($80,500) Timothy Paashaus (appt.)

Mayor: (4-year term; $400) Gary Hovis (R) 2021

Council: (4-year term; $300)   President   Dennis Balascak (R) 2021;   Vice President Dick Poot (D) 2023; Benjamin Craig (D) 2021; Paul Dietz (R) 2021; Joseph Ellenberger (R) 2021; Danielle Thrapp (D) 2023; William W. Kane (R) 2023.

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m., Borough Hall.
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BOROUGH OF COPLAY

Municipal Building, 98 South 4th Street, Coplay, PA 18037

Contact: 610-262-6088; Fax 610-262-4591; www.coplayborough.org; info@coplayborough.org

Administrator: ($55,100) Kimberly Bachman (appt.)

Mayor: (4-year term; $1,800) Dean Molitoris (D) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($1,800) Louis Bodish (D) 2021; (others $1,500)   Vice President Charles Sodl (D) 2021; Stephen Burker (D) 2021; Janet Eisenhauer (D) 2023; Carl Luckenbach (D) 2021; Mark Molitoris (D) 2023; Rick Kern (D) 2023.

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. (workshop 1st Tuesday, 7:00 p.m.), Municipal Building.
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BOROUGH OF EMMAUS

Borough Hall, 28 South Fourth Street, Emmaus, PA 18049

Contact: 610-965-9292; Fax 610-965-0705; www.borough.emmaus.pa.us

Manager: ($131,804) Shane Pepe (appt.)

Mayor: (4-year term; $3,600) Lee Ann Gilbert (R) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($3,250) Brent Labenberg (R) 2021;  (others $2,800) Vice President  Chris Defrain (R) 2023;   Roy Anders (D) 2021; John W. Hart (D) 2023; Shana Baumgartner (D) 2021; Teri Sorg-McManamon (D) 2023; Chad Balliet (R) 2023.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday, 7:00 p.m., 2nd Floor, Borough Hall.
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BOROUGH OF FOUNTAIN HILL

Municipal Building, 941 Long Street, Fountain Hill, PA 18015

Contact: 610-867-0301; Fax 610-867-7153; www.fountainhill.org

Manager: ($92,130) Anthony Branco (appt.)

Mayor: (4-year term; $2,000): Carolee Gifford (Ind) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($2,000) Norman E. Blatt Jr. 2021;  Vice President  ($1,500) Annamarie Jordan (D) 2023; ($1,500) Jamie Johnson (D) 2023; ($1,500) Douglas Trotter Jr. (D) 2023; ($1,200) Helen Halleman (D) 2021; ($1,200) Philip Trabel (Ind) 2021.

Council: (2-year term; $1,500):   Will Rufe (D) 2021.

Meetings: 1st Monday and 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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BOROUGH OF MACUNGIE

Borough Hall, 21 Locust Street, Macungie, PA 18062

Contact: 610-966-2503; Fax 610-966-2788; www.macungie.pa.us

Manager: (TBD) Chris Boehm (interim)

Mayor: (4-year term; $1,500) Ronald Conrad (R) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($1,200) John Yerman (R) 2021; (others $1,000)   Vice President   Roseann Schleicher (R) 2021; Alma Akinjiola (R) 2021; Barry Bloch (D) 2021; Angela Ashbrook (R) 2023; Ryan Hanosek (D) 2023; Todd Rutledge (D) 2023.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday, 7:30 p.m., Macungie Institute, 510 East Main Street, Macungie, PA 18062.
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BOROUGH OF SLATINGTON

Municipal Building, 125 South Walnut Street, Slatington, PA 18080

Contact: 610-767-2131; Fax 610-767-7155; www.slatington.org

Mayor: (4-year term; $2,500) Walter Niedermeyer (R) 2021

Council: (4-year term)   President   ($2,500) Bryon Reed (R) 2023; (others $1,875)   Vice President   Jason Ruff (R)(D) 2021;   President Pro Tem Joseph Wechsler (R) 2023; Ronald W. Kratz (R) 2021; Thomas Bartholomew (R)(D) 2023; David Schnaars (R) 2021; Kevin Steckel (R) 2023.

Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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HANOVER TOWNSHIP (Second Class, Home Rule)

Municipal Building, 2202 Grove Road, Allentown, PA 18109

Contact: 610-264-1069; Fax 610-264-2773; www.hanleco.org

Manager: ($89,440) Melissa Wehr

Council: (4-year term; $60 per meeting)   Chair   Bruce E. Paulus (D) 2021;   Vice Chair   Michael J. Woolley (D) 2023;   Bob Heimbecker (R) 2021; Robert Lawlor (R) 2023; Rick Tocci (R) 2021.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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HEIDELBERG TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 6272 Route 309, Suite A, New Tripoli, PA 18066

Contact: 610-767-9297; Fax 484-265-0097; www.heidelberglehigh.org

Administrator: ($55,000) Janice Meyers (appt.)

Supervisors: (6-year term, $1,875)   Chair   Steve Bachman (R) 2023;   Vice Chair   Jonathan Jakum (R) 2025;   David O. Fink (R) 2021.

Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP (First Class)

Municipal Building, 3400 Brookside Road, Macungie, PA 18062

Contact: 610-966-4343; Fax 610-965-3654; www.lowermac.com

Manager: ($117,300) Bruce Beitel (appt.)

Commissioners: (4-year term)   President   ($4,125) Ronald W. Beitler (R) 2021;   Vice President   ($4,125) Richard V. Ward (R) 2021; ($4,375) Ron R. Beitler (R) 2023; ($4,375) Maury G. Robert (R) 2023; ($4,125) Brian P. Higgins (R) 2021.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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LOWER MILFORD TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 7607 Chestnut Hill Church Road, Coopersburg, PA 18036

Contact: 610-967-4949; Fax 610-967-1013; www.lowermilford.org

Administrator: ($19,685) Emily Fucci

Supervisors: (6-year term, $1,875)   Chair   Donna L. Wright (R) 2023 ;   Vice Chair Ellen Koplin (R) 2025 ; John C. Quigley (R) 2021 .

Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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LOWHILL TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 2175 Seipstown Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051

Contact: 610-285-6660; Fax 610-285-4235; www.lowhilltownship.org

Administrator: ($86,230) Brian C. Carl (appt.) (Lowhill and Weisenberg)

Supervisors: (6-year term, $1,875)   Chair   Richard B. Hughes (R) 2023;   Vice Chair George W. Wessner Jr. (R) 2025;   Robb Werley (R) 2021.

Meetings: 1st Thursday, 7:30 p.m. If a holiday week, 2nd Thursday.
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LYNN TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 7911 King’s Highway, New Tripoli, PA 18066

Contact: 610-298-2645; Fax 610-298-2896; www.lynntwp.org

Supervisors: (6-year term, $1,875)   Chair   Justin N. Smith (R) 2023;   Vice Chair Steve I. Feinour (R) 2021; Brian C. Dietrich (R) 2025.

Meetings: 2nd Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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NORTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 3256 Levans Road, Coplay, PA 18037

Contact: 610-799-3411; Fax 610-799-9639; www.northwhitehall.org

Manager: ($112,750) Chris Garges

Supervisors: (6-year term; $3,250)   Chair   Ronald J. Heintzelman (R) 2025;   Vice Chair   Mark Hills (R) 2021;   Dennis Klusaritz (D) 2023.

Meetings: 1st Monday, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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SALISBURY TOWNSHIP (First Class)

Municipal Building, 2900 South Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103

Contact: 610-797-4000; Fax 610-797-5516; www.salisburytownshippa.org

Manager: ($124,574) Cathy Bonaskiewich (appt.)

Commissioners: (4-year term; $2,600)   President  Debra Brinton (R; Ward 3) 2023;   Vice President Rodney Conn (R; Ward 4) 2021; Alok Patnaik (D; Ward 5) 2021 ; James Seagreaves (D; Ward 2) 2021; Heather Lipkin (D; Ward 1) 2023.

Meetings: 2nd and 4th Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP (First Class)

Municipal Building, 4444 Walbert Avenue, Allentown, PA 18104

Contact: 610-398-0401; Fax 610-398-1068; www.southwhitehall.com

Manager: ($123,000) Renee C. Bickel (appt.)

Commissioners: (4-year term; $4,125)   President   Christina “Tori” Morgan (R) 2021;   Vice President Diane Kelly (R) 2023;   Joe Setton (D) 2021; Matthew Mobilio (D) 2023; Michael Wolk (R) 2023.

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.   Please see website for meeting locations. Board of Commissioners Meetings to be held at various school campuses during renovation of Municipal Building.
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UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, PA 18031

Contact: 610-395-4892; Fax 610-395-9355; www.uppermac.org

Manager: ($123,052) Robert Ibach (appt.)

Supervisors: (6-year term; $4,125)   Chair   James Brunell (R) 2025;   Vice Chair   Sean Gill (R) 2021;   Kathy A. Rader (R) 2023.

Meetings: 1st Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 5671 Chestnut Street, P.O. Box 210, Old Zionsville, PA 18068

Contact: 610-966-3223; Fax 610-966-5184; www.uppermilford.net

Township Manager: ($85,224) Edward (Bud) Carter (appt.)

Supervisors: (6-year term; $2,500)   Chair Daniel J. Mohr (R) 2025 ;   Vice Chair Robert C. Sentner (R) 2021 ; Joyce K. Moore (D) 2023 .

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA 18034

Contact: 610-282-1171; Fax 610-282-3557; www.uppersaucon.org

Township Manager: ($124,776) Thomas Beil (appt.)

Supervisors: (6-year term, $3,250)   Chair   Brian Farrell (R) 2021;   Vice Chair Philip Spaeth (R) 2025; Stephen  Wagner (R) 2021; Dennis Benner (R) 2023; John G. Inglis III (R) 2023.

Meetings: 2nd and 4th Monday, 6:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 7951 Center Street, Emerald, PA 18080

Contact: 610-767-8108; Fax 610-767-0635; www.washingtonlehigh.com

Manager: ($61,433) Todd Weidman (appt.)

Supervisors: (6-year term, $2,500)   Chair Tim O’Brian (R) 2023;  Vice Chair Josh Friebolin (D) 2025; Shawn Wanamaker (R) 2021.

Meetings: 1st Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building.
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WEISENBERG TOWNSHIP (Second Class)

Municipal Building, 2175 Seipstown Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051

Contact: 610-285-6660; Fax 610-285-4235; www.weisenbergtownship.org

Administrator: ($86,230) Brian C. Carl (appt.) (Weisenberg and Lowhill)

Supervisors: (6-year term, $1,875)   Chair   Linda Gorgas (R) 2023;   Vice Chair   Anthony C. Werley (R) 2021;   Richard Bleiler (R) 2025.

Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP (First Class, Home Rule)

Municipal Building: 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall, PA 18052

Contact: 610-437-5524; Fax 610-437-6963; www.whitehalltownship.org

Mayor: ($99,406) Michael Harakal Jr. (D) 2023

Deputy Mayor: ($100,992) Jack Meyers (appt.)

Commissioners: (4-year term; $4,125)   President Philip Ginder (D) 2023; Vice President Joseph Marx Jr. (D) 2021;   Secretary Thomas Slonaker (D) 2021; Jeffrey Warren (D) 2023; Randy Atiyeh (D) 2023; Charles G Fisher (D) 2023; Michael Dee (D) 2021.

Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m., Municipal Building.
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