Mayor and six Council. Elect at large. Mayor has a four
year term. Council has staggered three year terms.
Organization of Governing Body
First week in January
Head of municipal government. Sees that state laws and
borough ordinances are faithfully executed. Preside over
Council. Votes only to break ties. Can veto ordinances
subject to override by 2/3 majority of Council. Appoints
subordinate offers with Council approval; after thirty
days or upon Council disapproval, Council fills posts.
Legislative body of municipality. Overrides mayor's veto
by 2/3 majority of all members. Confirms mayor's
appointments. Gain appointment power upon failure to
confirm mayor's appointee or after office vacant for
thirty days. Has all executive responsibility not placed
in office of mayor.
Mayor is head of municipal government and sees that
states laws and borough ordinances are faithfully
executed. Council has all executive responsibility not
placed in office of mayor. Council may delegate, by
ordinance, all or a portion of executive responsibility
to an administrator. Council may adopt an administrative