The Council of the Borough of Yeadon has seven standing committees, each comprised of at least one (1) citizen from the Community and no more than (3) members of the council. The Council President shall serve as an ex officio member of each committee, provided however, that the Council President’s attendance does not institute a quorum of Council. Prior to Council action, standing committees share and review information, discern and discuss issues, and make recommendations on items within their brief.
Code Enforcement Committee
Chair: Liana Roadcloud, Yeadon Borough Council | Email
Purpose: The purpose of the Code Enforcement Committee is for the citizens of this Borough to be actively involved in assisting Code Enforcement Officers to improve the safety, health and welfare of all citizens living in this Borough by way of reporting issues that affect our quality of life and/or providing recommendations to help improve same.
Meeting Schedule: The Code Committee will meet on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 6:00 pm in the Borough Hall on the 2nd Floor.
Community Relations Committee
Chair: LaToya Monroe, Yeadon Borough Council President | Email
Vice Chair: Tomeka (Taliah) Jones-Waters, Yeadon Borough Council | Email
Purpose: The mission of the Community Relations Committee is to enhance relations, promote participation and encourage a two-way communication between residents and borough government. Responsibilities of this Committee will include but are not limited to the following:
- Oversee borough’s website and social media content
- Research, gather information and provide recommendations for the use of emerging technology in the areas of constituent services, communication, public relations and marketing
- Identify and highlight positive borough and community news
- Promote beneficial community events amongst residents
- Assist other departments and committees in implementation of special projects, programs and events as needed.
Meeting Schedule: The Community Relations Committee shall meet on an as needed basis. Any community members that want to participate in such meetings may contact Community Relations Chairs or Borough Manager expressing interest.
Purpose: The primary mission of the Finance Committee is to constantly seek more efficient operational standards and guide the borough government in managing its stewardship responsibility. This committee will be highly transparent and strive to minimize taxpayer burden through greater community input as well as fiscal and operational controls.
Meeting Schedule: The Finance Committee will meet quarterly in the Executive Office on the third floor of Borough Hall. The first meeting will be on February 6, 2020 at 7:00 pm. The rest of the dates for 2020 are to be determined.
Purpose: The Personnel Committee advises on matters relating to personnel policies and practices, compensation and benefits, labor relations and collective bargaining, employee relations, staffing and organizational structure.
Meeting Schedule: The Personnel Committee shall meet on an as needed basis.
Public Safety Committee
Co-Chair: Rohan Hepkins, Mayor | Email
Co-Chair: Dolores McCabe, Yeadon Borough Council | Email
Members: Anthony Paparo, Chief of Police; Michael Melazzo, Fire Chief; Mary Nixon, OEM; Thomas Abrams, Resident
Purpose: The Public Safety Committee objective is to cohesively manage all departments of Public Safety to prevent, protect and safeguard any and all threats that endangers the quality of Life of our Residents and Community.
Meeting Schedule: The Public Safety Committee will meet on the last Saturday of each month starting at 9:30 am in the Borough Hall on the 3rd Floor. Due to holidays, the November 2020 and December 2020 meetings will be held on the next-to-last Saturday.
Public Works Committee
Chair: Clara Johnson, Yeadon Borough Council | Email
Purpose: The Public Works Committee advises and make recommendations to council on all issues pertaining to public works and infrastructure.
Meeting Schedule: The Public Works Committee will meet on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 6:00 pm in the Borough Hall on the 2nd Floor.
Chair: Ronald Francis, Yeadon Borough Council Vice President | Email
Purpose: The purpose of the Recreation Committee is to set policies; advise on needed parks and recreation programs; plan, acquire and develop recreation facilities, parks and open areas to meet future needs as the Borough grows. The Recreation Committee strives to strengthen the community through an array of recreational opportunities while celebrating Yeadon’s history and natural setting to create a cohesive and vibrant community.
Meeting Schedule: The Recreation Committee will meet at 7:00 pm in Borough Hall on January 30, February 25, and March 24, 2020. April through December 2020 meeting dates to be determined. Community participation is encouraged.