PA Borough Councils Association

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Welcome to the PA Borough Councils Association
Empowering our communities' elected leaders

 
The PA Borough Councils Association (BCA) provides professional support to PA’s borough council members and serves to facilitate information sharing and membership networking opportunities.

Some of BCA’s membership support services include:

  • Facilitating communication between borough communities and leaders
  • Publishing a biannual newsletter to help members stay connected to recent court decisions, municipal regulations, and important training
  • Hosting free webinars designed to help council members with official duties
  • Providing non-legal research and technical assistance
  • Supporting important research endeavors that are of significance to borough leaders
  • Honoring deserving colleagues with the Outstanding Council Member of the Year Award

If your borough isn't taking advantage of all of its BCA benefits, be sure to learn more. Contact Josh Ehrman at 800-232-7722, Ext. 1041 or jehrman@boroughs.org.

Current BCA Officers

Al Noble, President, Girard Borough
Marie Howells, 1st Vice President, Sellersville Borough
Paul Hamill, 2nd Vice President, Greenville Borough
Judi Dici, Past President, Ellwood City Borough
 
2023 Council Member of the Year Nominations
Download Nomination Form

Current Bylaws
Current Bylaws (Amended June 11, 2019)


Sponsored Research
The BCA is proud to sponsor important research efforts that increase awareness of the issues confronting PA borough communities.

Published in April 2022, the updated PA Municipal Management Priorities Survey, supported by the BCA, was addressed to municipal managers of over 1,000 PA communities and analyzes what initiatives municipal leaders consider a priority over the next 5 years based on community characteristics and other factors. 

Click here to download the Report of Findings.


Important News
PSAB, BCA Release Civics Education Video

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Click here to view video
The Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) and PA Borough Councils Association (BCA), with the support of the Chrostwaite Institute, released an educational video to help youth and others understand the role of borough government in PA. PSAB distributed the video to schools across PA. To read more, click here.

BCA Newsletter Archive

2022 - Issue 2
2022 - Issue 1
2021 - Issue 1
2021 - Issue 2
2020 - Issue 2
2020 - Issue 1
2019 - Issue 2
2019 - Issue 1


BCA Photo Gallery