The Township Manager is the Chief Administrative Officer and acts as the liaison between the residents of the township and the Board of Supervisors, and is responsible for implementing the policies, resolutions, and ordinances adopted by the Board.
The Manager is responsible for all township staff and departments. The manager prepares the annual budget, handles subdivision and land development requests, and serves as the township's Open Records Officer. The Manager also facilitates communication among members of the volunteer boards and commissions, township staff, various professional consultants, and internal and external township stakeholders and may recommend policies and procedures to the Board.
The Township Manager reports to the Board of Supervisors.
The township manager is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and is authorized by the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code and any subsequent ordinances that may be developed and approved by the Board of Supervisors.
Nonjudicial Powers & Administrative Duties
In Schuylkill Township, the Board of Supervisors has delegated many of its nonlegislative and nonjudicial administrative duties to the township manager and/or township secretary. The township manager's/secretary's functions and duties that support the Board of Supervisors are outlined in the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code.
There are several departments reporting to the township manager in the day-to-day administration of the affairs of the township: