General Administration


  • 9 am
  • 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month via Zoom

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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.

Oversight of Boards & Commissions

This Committee shall have further oversight over the assessment of conditions, care, and maintenance of Borough Hall and such other buildings as need be designated by the Borough Council. This Committee shall have further oversight in interviewing and recommending for appointment members of the following commissions, boards, and authorities:

  • Arts Commission
  • General Authority
  • Library Board
  • Pension Board
  • Shade Tree Commission
  • Employee Safety Committee
  • Vacancy Board

This Committee shall act as the liaison between Borough Council and the commissions, boards, and authorities listed above.

Oversight of Administrative Positions

This Committee shall have further oversight in conducting initial interviews and narrowing the list of eligible candidates for the position of Borough Manager and Director of Finance/Treasurer.  The Committee shall refer the narrowed list to be interviewed by the entire Borough Council. The Committee shall have further oversight of hiring all full-time clerical staff and Borough Hall employees.

The Department Manager and Borough Manager shall conduct the first round of interviews and shall narrow the list of eligible candidates to the Committee. The Committee shall conduct final interviews and make formal recommendations to Borough Council for an appointment. In regards to hiring part-time employees, the Borough Manager and Department Manager shall conduct all interviews and refer to Council for appointment of all part-time and seasonal employees.