Administration

Hamburg’s Administration and Government Officials

Elected Officials

Hamburg is governed by
a seven-member

Council and a Mayor. Council members are vested with the executive and legislative powers of the Borough. They determine municipal policy, enact laws, approve budgets, establish tax rates, and appoint Borough Officials. Council members are elected at large and serve a 4-year term. The Mayor, who is also elected to serve a 4-year term, is in charge of the Police Department and oversees its operations.

Hamburg is governed by a seven-member

Council and a Mayor. Council members are vested with the executive and legislative powers of the Borough. They determine municipal policy, enact laws, approve budgets, establish tax rates, and appoint Borough Officials. Council members are elected at large and serve a 4-year term. The Mayor, who is also elected to serve a 4-year term, is in charge of the Police Department and oversees its operations.

Mayor

George Holmes - Term expires on December 31, 2025

Council Members

Loralee LaVentura - President - Term expires December 31, 2025
Doug Williams - Vice President - Term expires December 31, 2023
Steve Levan - Term expires December 31, 2025
Michael Adams - Term expires December 31, 2025

Michael Oswald - Term expires December 31, 2025
Derek Leibensperger - Term expires December 31, 2023
Darin Troutman - Term expires December 31, 2023

Boards & Commissions

There are several Boards and Commissions

Directly affiliated with the Borough of Hamburg. For information on how to serve, please contact the Borough Office at (610) 562-7821.

Meeting Dates & Times

Police Civil Service Commission meetings are on an as-needed basis.
Hamburg Municipal Authority - 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 pm
Hamburg Planning Commission - 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm
Hamburg Zoning Hearing Board meetings are on an as-needed basis.
Hamburg Library Board - 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6 pm

Note: Meetings are subject to cancellation when holidays conflict. All meetings are held in the Council Chambers of the Hamburg Municipal Center, 61 North 3rd Street, Hamburg, PA 19526, with the exception of the Hamburg Library Board. Meetings for the Hamburg Library Board are held at the Library located at 35 North 3rd Street, Hamburg, Pa 19526.

Police Civil Service Commission

(6-Year Term - 3 Members)

Members

Sylvia Summons, Chair - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Jerry Rotell - Term expires on December 31, 2023
David Fisher - Term expires on December 31, 2026

Hamburg Municipal Authority

(5-Year Term - 6 Members)

Members

Stan Henne, Chair - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Doug Williams, Treasurer - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Michael Stasulli, Secretary - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Steve Smith - Term expires on December 31, 2026
David Fink, Vice-Chairman - Term expires on December 31, 2025
Michael Quick - Term expires on December 31, 2025

Hamburg Planning Commission

(4-Year Term - 5 Members)

Members

Jason Nichols - Term expires on December 31, 2025
Michael Kershner, Vice-Chair - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Steven Levan, Chairman - Term expires on December 31, 2025
Penny Hummel - Term expires on December 31, 2025
George Holmes - Term expires on December 31, 2023

Hamburg Zoning Hearing Board

(3-Year Term - 5 Members)

Members

Justin Lynch - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Ronald Musser, Jr. - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Vacancy - Term expires on December 31, 2023
Vacancy - Term expires on December 31, 2023
Ray Dunkle, Vice-Chairman - Term expires on December 31, 2023

Hamburg Library Board

(3-Year Term - 9 Members)

Members

Barbara Strunk - Term expires on December 31, 2023
Debra Wahl - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Vacancy
Kathi Shaffer - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Robert Angelo - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Susan Leiby, Treasurer - Term expires on December 31, 2022
Dorothy Brobst - Term expires on December 31, 2023
Gloria Hess - Term expires on December 31, 2024
Christine Roth, Secretary - Term expires on December 31, 2023

Administrative Offices

Borough of Hamburg

Hamburg Municipal Authority

Hamburg Municipal Center, 1st Floor
61 North 3rd Street
Hamburg, PA 19526

Business Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (excluding holidays)
Phone: (610) 562-7821 Fax: (610) 562-8461

Borough Manager

Marisa C. Lenceski
Email: marisa.lenceski@hamburgboro.com

Utility Billing Clerk

Toni A. Ruppert
Email: utilities@hamburgboro.com
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Administrative Assistant

Nancy Fenical-Kohler
Email: admin@hamburgboro.com
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Accounting Clerk

Laurie Seigfried
Email: accounting@hamburgboro.com
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The Borough Office is closed in observation of the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
The Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Tax Collection

Borough/County Real Estate Tax Bills

Checks payable to Rebecca A. Henne, Tax Collector

Payments Accepted By Mail

Rebecca A. Henne, Tax Collector
Hamburg Municipal Center
61 North 3rd Street
Hamburg, PA 19526

or

Rebecca A. Henne, Tax Collector
P.O. Box 492
Hamburg, PA 19526

2022 Tax Office Sitting Hours

Location: Tax Office, 318 North 5th Street

March & April
Thursdays from 5pm to 5:45pm
Additional dates: 4/19, 4/26 & 6/30 from 5pm to 5:45pm
No sitting hours will be held on March 3rd.

Location: 61 North 3rd Street, Hamburg Municipal Center
4/20 from 5pm to 5:45pm
4/29 from 2pm to 4:30pm

Contact Information

For questions or to schedule an appointment with the Tax Collector, please call (610) 562-5133 or email at hamburgtaxcollector@gmail.com

Building Codes and Zoning Office

Building Codes and Zoning Office

Building Code Official, Codes Administrator, and Zoning Officer

John J. Leonforte
Email: buildingdept@hamburgboro.com
Phone: (610) 562-7821, EXT. 211
Fax: (610) 562-8461