Board & Commissions

Appointed and Elected Boards

Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors in composed of 5 members elected to 6 year terms. The Board of Supervisors serves as the township’s legislative body, setting policy, enacting local ordinances, adopting budgets, and levying taxes. Because there is no separately elected executive the board also performs the executive functions, such as enforcing ordinances, approving expenditures, and hiring employees. For more about the rule of a Supervisor in a Second Class township click here

The Board of Supervisors in composed of 5 members elected to 6 year terms. The Board of Supervisors serves as the township’s legislative body, setting policy, enacting local ordinances, adopting budgets, and levying taxes. Because there is no separately elected executive the board also performs the executive functions, such as enforcing ordinances, approving expenditures, and hiring employees.

 

Planning Commission
The planning commission is a 7 member board that recommends plans to the Board of Supervisors. Members are appointed by the board of Supervisors and serve 4 year terms.

Zoning Hearing Board
Appointed by the Board of Supervisors. Meet as necessary to hear zoning changes.

Buffalo Township Municipal Authority
The Municipal Authority is in charge of providing the township with public sewers and water. The authority is governed by a 5 member board, which is appointed to 5 year terms by the Board of Supervisors.

Recreational Committee
A recently formed committee, it was created by the Board of Supervisors to provide recommendations and helps steer the direction of recreation for the township in the future.

 

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