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Board of Supervisors 

The 2018 Board Members are:                           email address                         phone no.              mailing address

Elliot Abrams, Chair                                 patton@twp.patton.pa.us                  814-237-0837        100 Patton Plaza 16803

George Downsbrough, Jr. , Vice-Chair   gdownsbrough@twp.patton.pa.us     814-355-8065        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Dan Trevino                                             dtrevino@twp.patton.pa.us               814-238-0029        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Betsy Whitman                                        bwhitman@twp.patton.pa.us             814-234-0271        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Jessica Buckland                                    jbuckland@twp.patton.pa.us             814-689-9650         100 Patton Plaza 16803

 

The governing body of Patton Township is the five-member Board of Supervisors. The Supervisors are elected for six-year terms. One or two Board positions are up for election in each odd numbered year. There are no ward or district elections. All five Board members are elected at large.

The Board of Supervisors is responsible for governing the Township, including all policy decisions, adoption of the annual budget and the setting of tax rates. The Board enacts local laws (ordinances), establishes zoning districts and land use regulations, and appoints citizens to serve on Township and Centre Region authorities, boards and commissions.

The Board has established, by ordinance, that Patton Township shall have the "Council-Manager" form of government. In this structure, the elected Board of Supervisors (the council) appoints a professional manager. The Manager is the chief administrative officer of the Township. The Manager hires the Township staff, proposes an annual budget and carries out the policies adopted by the Board of Supervisors. The Manager serves at the pleasure of the Board.

The Board of Supervisors is an integral part of the Centre Region Council of Governments. The COG is a consortium of the six municipal governments in the Centre Region. Many services provided to Patton Township residents are provided through cooperative programs including fire protection, building inspections, park and recreation programs, Schlow Library, and a coordinated, region-wide planning program.

All Board of Supervisor meetings will begin at 7:00 PM in the Board Meeting Room at the Township Municipal Building, 100 Patton Plaza, State College, Pennsylvania. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays and on the 3rd Wednesday in June, July and August.

All Board of Supervisors meetings are televised on C-Net (Channel 7 -Government Access Channel) on the following schedule:

Wednesday – 7:00 p.m. – Supervisors meetings air LIVE

Saturday – 12:00 p.m.

Monday – 6:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday – 12:00 a.m.

 To access a recorded version of the telecast, please follow the C-Net link.

 The agenda for each Board of Supervisor's meeting is prepared five days prior to the meeting. The complete agenda is posted on this website. Copies are available at no charge at the Township Building. If you have any questions regarding the Board agenda, please contact the Township Secretary at 234-0271 during regular business hours.

Minutes of each meeting, after approval by the Board of Supervisors are posted to our website.

  

The 2018 Board Members are:                           email address                         phone no.              mailing address

Elliot Abrams, Chair                                 patton@twp.patton.pa.us                  814-237-0837        100 Patton Plaza 16803

George Downsbrough, Jr. , Vice-Chair   gdownsbrough@twp.patton.pa.us     814-355-8065        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Dan Trevino                                             dtrevino@twp.patton.pa.us               814-238-0029        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Betsy Whitman                                        bwhitman@twp.patton.pa.us             814-234-0271        100 Patton Plaza 16803

Jessica Buckland                                    jbuckland@twp.patton.pa.us             814-689-9650         100 Patton Plaza 16803

 


 

Upcoming Events

May
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May 28
Monday
Jun
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June 04
Monday 7:00 PM
Jun
05
June 05
Tuesday 5:00 PM
CATA Public Hearings - Proposed Fall 2018 Service Changes
CATA’s Board of Directors will host a series of public hearings on Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, to gather comment and input on proposed service changes affecting the A (Park Forest Village), B (Boalsburg), C (Houserville), HP (Toftrees/Scenery Park), M (Nittany Mall), and W (Valley Vista) Routes in Patton and Harris Townships.
Tuesday, June 5, 5:00 p.m.
Patton Township Municipal Building
100 Patton Plaza, State College, PA 16803
Wednesday, June 6, 5:00 p.m.
Boalsburg Fire Hall
113 East Pine Street, Boalsburg, PA 16827
Full details for all proposed service changes are currently available for review on the CATA website, www.catabus.com. Any changes to service would take effect with the start of CATA’s full service schedule on Saturday, August 18.
If you are unable to attend either public hearing, but wish to have your suggestions or viewpoints presented, comments may be directed to:
L. Eric Bernier, Director of Information Services
Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA)
2081 W. Whitehall Road, State College, PA 16801
ebernier@catabus.com
(814) 238-CATA(2282) ext. 5140
For more information, please visit www.catabus.com or call (814) 238-CATA(2282).
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Tuesday 7:00 PM
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Wednesday 7:00 PM
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Monday 7:00 PM
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Contact Us

100 Patton Plaza
State College, Pennsylvania 16803

Telephone:  

814-234-0271 (general)

814-234-0273 (police)

814-234-6617 (tax)

Fax:  814-238-7790

Office Hours:  
Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Closed Wednesdays 12:00 pm to 1 pm and Holidays.


Emergency Assistance:  911

Non-Emergency Dispatch:  
1-800-479-0050

Email:

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