Authorities, Boards, & Commissions

Many Boards, Authorities, and Commissions assist City Council in the operation of the City, providing input and guidance in areas such as the planning, development, building codes, public health and other community services. Area residents who may be interested in sharing their knowledge and expertise by serving on a board are asked to submit an application to the City Manager at 107 North Franklin Street. Applications are available at City Hall or can be downloaded by clicking here.

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Airport Authority

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2572 Suite 1, Meadville Road, Titusville, PA 16354 – 827-0400
Terminal Bldg.; 827-9920 pay phone.

Five year term. Five member limit. Meet 2nd Wednesday @ noon at the Airport. Must be a taxpayer, maintain a business in, or be a citizen of the municipality into which one or more of the Authority’s Projects extends.

Michael Pedensky

1/1/2022

Jim Kuhn, President

1/1/2018

Larry Weldon

1/1/2021

Gail Bean

1/1/2021

Keith Bromley

1/1/2021

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Benson Library Board

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Justin Hoenke, Library Director, 213 North Franklin Street, Titusville, PA 16354 827-2913

Three year term. Seven members. Meet 3rd Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. at Library. *Two City appointments. Oversees the care and management of the Library, including the grounds, building, and contents.

Sara Patterson

Lynette Pedensky

Dr. James Henderson

Stephen Coleman

12/31/2017*

Lynn Cressman

Rose Nystrom

Roger Sybrant

12/31/2018*

Allan Hughes, Recording Secretary

Ex officio

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Board of Health

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Five year term. Five members. Meet as needed. Shall be residents of the City except in case of physicians, who shall have an office in the City. Re-organize 1st Monday in January. Enforces the laws of the Commonwealth and the rules, regulations and orders of the State Dept. of Health.

Tammy Champion

1/1/2022

Mary Ellen Peden

1/1/2019

Terry Kerr

1/1/2019

Vacant

1/1/2015

Dr. Scott McAllister

1/1/2020

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BOCA – Board of Code Appeals

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Five year term. Five members. Meet as needed. Review matters relating to the interpretation of the building codes. Shall consist of members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction & are not employees of the jurisdiction.

Richard Fox

1/1/2022

Jon Edwards

1/1/2018

Dale Henderson

1/1/2019

Stephen Burdick

1/1/2020

Dennis Cartney

1/1/2021

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Civil Service Commission

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Six year term. Three members. Meet as necessary. Responsible for preparing, adopting and administering civil service rules and regulations for the City of Titusville. Set the process for testing, selection and appointment of fire and police department personnel. Must be a registered elector of the City.

Sharon Lemley

1/1/2019

Vacant

Expired-1/1/14

John B. Smith

1/1/2023

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Housing Authority

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Alexa Vroman, Executive Director, 217 East Central Avenue, 107 Central Towers, Titusville, PA 16354 – 827-7676 or 827-3732; fax: 827-4847.

Five year term. Five members. Meet 3rd Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. at Central Towers. Follow the regulations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Provide housing to low and very low income individuals who need safe, sanitary, and affordable housing.

Charlotte Hoban

10/9/2017

Barbara Ives

10/9/2018

Stephen Coleman

10/9/2019

Carol Johnson

10/9/2020

Terry Kerr

10/9/2020

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Titusville Area Leisure Services Commission Board

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 Terminated by action of City Council 9/22/2015

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Municipal Authority

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Dissolved by action of City Council 10/16/2012

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Planning Commission

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Email Planning Commission

 

Four year term. Five members. Must be a resident of the Municipality. Meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00p.m. 2nd Thursday is the voting meeting. 4th Thursday is a work session at City Hall unless otherwise advertised. Commission makes recommendations concerning the adoption or amendments of the Zoning Ordinance; recommend approval or denial of subdivision requests; and prepares, recommends, and administers the Comprehensive Plan for development of the City.

William Adelman, Council Liaison

Rhonda Clark, Chair

1/1/2020

Pat Cartney

1/1/2021

Abigail Popescu

1/1/2019

John Smith

1/1/2019

Jeff Thomas

1/1/2019

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Redevelopment Authority

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Jim Becker, Executive Director – 144 W. Spring Street, P. O. Box 425, Titusville, PA 16354 827-3668 – fax: 827-2696

Five year term. Five members. Meet 1st Monday at noon at Authority Office. Created under the Urban Redevelopment Law. The purpose of the Authority is the elimination of blight in the community through economically and socially sound redevelopment in conformity with the City’s Comprehensive Plan for residential, recreational, commercial and industrial uses. Some purposes are to be public uses for which public money may be spent and private property may be acquired. The Board oversees the activities of the Authority. H.B. 2027 of 2004 provides that a majority of the members shall be residents of the City and the remainder may be non-residents “who own and operate businesses in the City in which the Authority is to operate.”

Stephen Coleman, Vice-Chairman

7/2020

Jim Come, Secretary

6/2021

Jill Neely, Treasurer

7/2017

Charlene Ruot, Chairman

7/2018

Joe Thompson, Asst Secretary/Treasurer

7/2019

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Shade Tree Commission

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Five year term. Nine members. Meet as needed. The Commission oversees the protection of shade trees throughout the City. They may make, publish, and enforce regulations for the care and protection of shade trees of the City. Members shall be residents of the City.

Darlene Frazier

1/1/2022

Janet Zehner

1/1/2021

Richard McAllister

1/1/2019

Barbara Ives

1/1/2020

Robert Cartney

1/1/2020

Dave Worden

(Consultant)

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Wellhead Protection

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“The Mission of the Titusville Wellhead Protection Committee is to protect and preserve the exceptional water quality and quantity of the Titusville Well Field; promote sound environmental planning and management within the wellhead protection area; and educate the public on the importance of protecting both the surface and ground water resources for the City of Titusville, their surrounding communities, as well as their downstream watershed neighbors.”

Wellhead Protection Plan

Map of Wellhead Protection Area

Location of Wellhead Protection Signs

University of Pittsburgh

Supervisor – Oil Creek Township/Crawford County

Weyerhaeuser

Supervisor – Cherrytree Township

Hydetown Borough

Superintendent – Titusville Area School District

City Manager – City of Titusville

Public Works Director – City of Titusville

WWTP Supervisor – City of Titusville

Water Plant Supervisor – City of Titusville

City Engineer – City of Titusville

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Zoning Hearing Board

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Five year term. Five members. Meet as needed. Serves as an independent judge in matters pertaining to the interpretation of the City’s Zoning Ordinance. Cases heard before the Board deal with challenges to the validity of the Zoning Ordinance, appeals from the determination of the Zoning Officer, and consideration of application for variances or special exceptions from the provisions of the Zoning Ordinance. Must be a resident of the Municipality and shall hold no other office in the Municipality.

Linda Thomas

1/1/2022

James Smith

1/1/2022

Dr. Richard Mulcahy

1/1/2022

Lee Kafel

1/1/2021

Timothy McCandless

1/1/2021

Timothy Lorenz

Zoning Officer