North Wales Democrats

History. Community. Progress

Next Meeting

The Upper Gwynedd & The North Wales Democratic Committee will meet on:

 

Thursday May 10th at 7pm 

at

North Wales Public Library

233 S. Swartley Street, North Wales, PA 19454


All registered democrats are welcome to join us.

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Elected Officials

Borough Council

Council members are elected by Ward in the Borough and serve a four year term. To serve, Council member must have resided in the Borough for at least one year immediately preceding the election. Some of the Council functions include:

  • Make appropriations, adopt annual budget, incur debt
  • Adopt, amend the Building Codes, Zoning Codes and General Codes of the Borough
  • Appoint to various advisory boards
  • Levy taxes
  • Hold public hearings

Office of the Mayor

The Mayor is elected at large, serves a four year term, and must meet the same residency requirements as a council member. The Mayor’s duties are to preserve order in the Borough, to enforce ordinances and regulations, to remove nuisances and to exact a faithful performance of the duties from appointed officials. The Mayor supervises the Police Department and has responsibilities in emergency management. The Mayor administers oaths, may vote to break a tie vote in council, may veto ordinances or resolutions, and may perform marriage ceremonies.