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Benton Borough Council
Council Position Name Contact Info
President Ed Hartman 925-2513
Vice President George Remphrey Jr. 925-6777
Member Rod Pennington 925-6179
Member Marja Cronk 925-5296
Member Michael Yaple 925-2965
Member Richard Scavone 925-5329
Member Robert Brewington Jr. 925-6619

Council meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at our office located at 590 Everett Street.  These meetings begin at 7:00 pm and are open to the Public. All meetings are posted to the calendar below. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the Borough Secretary at 570-925-6101.

Council Committees

Parks & Recreation          Marja Cronk, Chair     George Remphrey     Michael Yaple

Public Safety                    Rodney Pennington, Chair     Robert Brewington     Michael Yaple

Public Works                    Robert  Brewington, Chair     Richard Scavone     Michael Yaple

Community/Economic Development              Richard Scavone, Chair     Marja Cronk     George Remphrey

Personnel, Finance, & Administration           George Remphrey, Chair     Robert Brewington     Rodney Pennington



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Borough Meeting Minutes

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The link below will take you to the Borough Budget for 2017. 2017-budget A digital copy of the 2016 Budget Proposal is available. If you have questions or concerns please bring them to our local council members. You can also post comments to this page. Click Here to view the 2016 Budget Proposal

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Benton Borough has 3 full time employees. Borough Secretary – Kay Yankovich Maintenance Supervisor – Matt Good Friend to the Boro pooches! Codes & Zoning Officer/Secretary of Community Affairs – Unknown Call for questions or concerns: 570.925.6602 Chief of Police – Fred Westover Contact the Police Office at 570.925.5432  All emergencies call 911

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Jan Swan – 925.5292 (home) or 925.6602 (office) More Information to follow

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