We’re Looking for a Few Good People!

Mount Pocono has a number of openings on our Authorities, Boards, Commissions, & Committees [the “Borough ABCs”]. Appointment is made by the Borough Council. Residents of the Borough 18 or older are eligible for all positions. In addition, taxpayers, owners of real estate, and owners of businesses located in the Borough, are eligible to serve on the Municipal Authority. Eligible citizens wishing to be considered may fill out and submit this simple form on our webpage: Citizen Application for Appointment Please apply today as the Council will start filling positions in January.

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Statement of MPMA Chairman on Reorganization of the Authority Board

Statement by Mount Pocono Municipal Authority Chairman, Matt Hensel, regarding Authority member Michael Oser, at the meeting of the Authority Board on October 11, 2018: To the Mount Pocono Municipal Authority Board, it’s Staff, and it’s Advisers, I am sure many of you are aware of and possibly upset by Mr. Oser’s actions at the end of the October Council meeting almost two weeks ago. His criticism of Council President Williams was seen by many as a personal attack meant at damaging her credibility on Council and as a Candidate for State Representative to the 176th district. I was caught . . . .

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Zoning Hearing Board Vacancy

Mount Pocono Borough Council is accepting applications to fill a vacant seat on the Borough Zoning Hearing Board. The Zoning Hearing Board acts as a quasi-judicial body, or “local court”, for zoning matters. The five-member board hears various appeals from the determinations of the zoning officer, may grant relief from the literal terms of the ordinance in certain hardship situations, hears challenges to the validity of the ordinance, and reviews applications for “special exception uses”, which are permitted uses requiring a review. Zoning Hearing Board members are appointed by the Borough Council for five year terms, with one term expiring . . . .

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