Volunteer Opportunities

Narberth Borough has the following opportunities in 2023. If you are a resident of the Borough and are interested in any one of the following volunteer positions, please fill out a Citizen Board Appointment Application and email it to appointments@narberthpa.gov prior to the Wednesday, December 7, 2022, deadline. Council will make appointments at a subsequent business meeting.

Citizen Board Appointment Application

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List updated 12/22/22

Narberth Borough Council Vacancy for 2023 – 1 appointment

Length of term = 1 year

Due to the recent resignation of a member of Council, the remaining members will take action to fill the seat for the term expiring December 31, 2023 and accept applications for this vacancy until January 11, 2023. If you are interested in being considered, please fill out a Citizen Board Appointment Application and email it to appointments@narberthpa.gov prior to the Wednesday, January 11, 2023, deadline. Please note, any applicant would be required to have lived in the Borough for at least one year prior.

Environmental Advisory Council – 2 appointments

Length of term = 3 years

The Environmental Advisory Council shall serve for a term of three years and will advise local government agencies on matters dealing with protection, conservation, management, proportion, and use of natural resources including air and water resources located within its territorial limits.

Human Relations Commission – 1 appointment

Length of term = 5 years

The duty of the Human Relations Commission is to protect citizens against discriminatory practices. 

Narberth Industrial Development Authority – 1 appointment

Length of term = 5 years

The members of the Narberth Industrial Development Authority are charged with approving the use of its tax-exempt bonding authority for projects that enhance employment, the economy and the general wealth of the Borough of Narberth and the greater metropolitan area of which it is a part.  We analyze requests for tax-exempt financing to make sure that the use of the funds benefits this broad public interest. The NIDA also considers and approves/disapproves of the use of the fees, which are paid to the NIDA in connection with the bond issuance. The Borough Council refers projects to the NIDA to be paid for with these fees.

Narberth Planning Commission – 1 appointments

Length of term = 4 years

The five-member Planning Commission acts under the direction of Borough Council to develop plans and solutions for land use, environmental, transportation, and related community development issues. The Commission also reviews and makes recommendations to Council on proposed subdivision and land development in the Borough.

Police Pension Fund Trustees- 1 appointment

Length of term = 3 years

The three trustees may, with the approval of Council, appoint such persons or corporate fiduciaries as they deem necessary to manage, administer, maintain and invest the Police Pension Fund. The trust shall be managed and administered under an appropriate deed of trust to be prepared by the Borough Solicitor and approved by the Borough Council.

Zoning Hearing Board – 1 appointment for an alternate

Length of term = 3 years

The Zoning Hearing Board will hear and makes decisions upon appeals where there are perceived errors, special exceptions, and variances from the zoning code.