- Borough Committees
Budget & Finance
The Committee shall provide oversight and guidance for the preparation, presentation, revisions and completion of the annual budget estimate of revenues and expenditures for each ensuing year and for compliance with mandatory submission to the Department of Community and Economic Development in accordance with procedures established by the Borough Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Community Relations, Planning & Development
The Community Relations, Planning, and Development Committee shall have as its general purpose the development of policies and proposals concerning the preservation and improvement of the vitality and quality of life of the Borough of Emmaus.
The General Administration Committee shall oversee and provide guidance to the Borough Manager, his / her activities and functions, and the personnel of the central administrative office of the Borough of Emmaus.
Health, Sanitation & Codes
The Health Sanitation, and Codes Enforcement Committee shall provide oversight and guidance over solid waste collection in the Borough.
Parks & Recreation
This Committee shall provide oversight and guidance to the responsibility of all grounds and buildings used for public recreational purposes and shall require all apparatus and recreational facilities of whatever character to be used, managed and maintained in accordance with the requirements of public safety and recreation.
This Committee shall provide oversight and guidance of all fire apparatus, Emergency care, Ambulance, Police, and other equipment placed in charge of said Committee by proper action of Council, owned by the Borough as well as advisory supervision of all such apparatus owned by the respective fire companies operating within the Borough, as well as the ambulance service and Police department and supervision of operations.
Public Works (Highway / Water & Sewer)
The Public Works Committee shall have the responsibility for oversight of the water service, municipal sewer system, and roads and highways, as set forth more specifically in the following paragraphs.