Borough Personnel
The Borough of Berwick Council consists of seven Councilpersons, an elected Mayor and various appointed positions. Council members serve on committees to represent the community’s interests in developing new laws, the Borough budget, and ensure public safety, which protects the health, safety and general welfare of its citizens, as well as the administration of the Police Department.


Tim Burke, Mayor

Jeri Alley, Council President

Robert Lewis, Council Vice President

Jay Jarrett, Council Member

Nelson Learn, Council Member

Pete Talanca, Council Member

Teresa Troiani, Council Member

Andrew Shecktor, Council Member

Other Borough Officials
Borough Solicitor
Franklin Kepner, Jr.
Borough Engineer / 3rd Party Code
Quad 3 Group Inc.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Fire Chief
Randy Remphrey Jr
Emergency Management Director
Greg Harkins



The Borough Department of Public Works provides a number of services to residents and businesses such as snow removal, street sweeping, maintenance of storm inlets, road patching, and general park maintenance. A unique service provided by this department is the Leaf Pickup, which begins the 2nd week of November and ends the last week of November. The DPW uses a leaf vacuum machine to dispose of the residents’ leaves, which are raked to the curb line for removal.  

Jack Kyttle, Working Foreman
Michael Long, Assistant Foreman
Doug Carrathers
Phillip Keifer


Aaron Zanoline
James Dalberto 
Charles Gerasimoff 
Jordan Hopper

Part-time Laborers: Tom Cashman 

Building Inspections, Code Enforcement, Recycling and Administration

Codes, Inspections and Recycling

The Office of Building Inspection and Code Enforcement in the Borough handles the enforcement of compliance with property maintenance ordinances, plan reviews and issues building permits. This office is responsible for new construction and site plan development of both commercial and residential. In addition, this office is responsible for the Recycling Program. For more information about these services and permits required, contact the Code Office at 752-2723.
Greg Harkins, Code Enforcement Officer, Rental Inspection, Zoning - Ext. 13

Curt Rider, Code Enforcement Officer, Recycling - Ext. 27
Valarie Sanute, Codes Secretary, Receptionist - Ext. 10


Curt Rider / Recycling Coord. - Ext. 27



1800 N. Market St.
Berwick, PA 18603
Phone: 570-752-2723
Fax: 570-752-2726

The Borough Administration provides residents with general information and services available within the community.
Residents can call or visit the office
Regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer hours June 1st - September 2nd
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cassandra Mowery, Treasurer / Payroll Clerk - Ext. 14
Nancy A. Sborz, Administrative Assistant - Ext. 15