Borough of Newtown

23 North State Street
Newtown, PA  18940
Phone: 215.968.2109
Fax: 215.968.6338

Office Hours:  Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM

All meetings are held
in Borough Hall
unless otherwise noted.

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Borough Government > Officials


Newtown Borough is a municipality of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania organized under the Borough Code.  It is divided into two wards, with each ward electing three members of Borough Council.  The Mayor and Borough Council serve on a volunteer basis and receive no monetary compensation.
Elected Officials
Elected officials are voted into office by Newtown Borough residents and serve four year terms.

 The Council meets monthly on the Wednesday prior to the second Tuesday for Work Session in Council Chambers, 23 North  State Street, Newtown, at 5:30 P.M.

 The monthly meetings of the Council are held on the second Tuesday at the Chancellor Center and when required, a second  meeting on the fourth Thursday in Council Chambers at 7:00 P.M.


Borough Council:  six members
Robert Walker
Police Committee, Police Pension, Streets, Lights & Properties, Budget, Engineering , Legal
Chris Gusty
(856) 986-0562
Co-Chair of Budget, Co-Chair of Streets, Lights & Properties
Tara Grunde-McLaughlin  
(215) 504-4948
Liaison to Traffic Management, EAC & Shade Tree
Robert King
Liaison to HARB, Joint Historic Commission
Kevin McDermott               
Nicole Rodowicz
(215) 860-8534
(215)764-0076          Liaison of Recreation Board
Chair of Personnel, Liaison to Planning Commission, and Zoning Department

Charles F. Swartz, III

(267) 767-9887

Police Committee, Emergency Management Coordinator
The Mayor does perform weddings upon request.

Tax Collector: Judy S.
(215) 504-1284 (phone)
(215) 860-7990 (fax)

Office: Borough Hall
23 N. State Street

April and August: Tuesday 5-7 PM and last two Wednesdays 5-7 PM
April 30th & August 31st 5-7 PM

Current Millages:  2017

Borough   13.25   Mills
County     23.20   Mills
School    120.71   Mills

Other times by appointment
For additional tax information, please copy the URL into your browser and click on #28 for Newtown Borough.

Appointed Representatives
A number of Newtown Borough residents assist elected officials by serving on a committee, board or staff. The earned income tax collector is appointed. Patricia A. Ours, Treasurer; Judy S. Musto, Borough Secretary; Anthony Wojciechowski, Police Chief; Borough Engineer, Mario Canales of Pickering, Corts & Summerson Inc.; Borough Solicitor, William J.  Bolla of High Swartz