Borough Assembly

The Mayor

The Borough Mayor is elected at large every two years. The Mayor presides over the Borough Assembly, does not have a vote except in the case of a tie, and has veto power. According to the Home Rule Charter, the executive power in the Borough is vested in the Mayor. The Mayor shall perform all duties required by law, this Charter or the Assembly. The Mayor is the head of the Borough for ceremonial purposes and executes official documents upon authorization of the Assembly. 

The Mayor Pro Tempore

According to the Home Rule Charter, the Assembly shall elect a Mayor Pro Tempore from its membership at the first Assembly meeting following certification of the regular election. Should the office of the Mayor become vacant, or the existing Mayor disabled or unable to act, the Mayor Pro Tempore shall serve until the Mayor resumes his or her official duties or until a new Mayor is qualified.