Laporte Borough City Council in Laporte Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Laporte Borough City Council, a City Council, at Muncy Street, Laporte PA.


Name
Laporte Borough City Council
Address
Muncy Street, Laporte, Pennsylvania, 18626
Phone
570-946-5048

About the Laporte Borough City Council

The Laporte Borough City Council, located in Laporte, PA, is the legislative body for the city government in Laporte. The City Council sets policy for the city government, adopts capital budgets, and sets Laporte tax rates. It also authorizes borrowing, adopts ordinances and resolutions, and approves contracts. In Laporte, the City Council has substantial authority over regulating land use, public health and safety, and business activity. The City Council also oversees city government staff and operations.

You may contact the City Council for questions about:
  • Laporte City Council meetings and minutes
  • Representatives and elected officials
  • Laporte City Council calendar and agenda
  • City Council membership and districts in Laporte
  • Council committees and legislative bodies
City Council Responsibilities

An elected body, the Laporte City Council represents Laporte residents by acting as the legislative branch of the Laporte government and making policy for Laporte. The City Council follows the Laporte city charter, which designates responsibilities such as overseeing the city budget and adopting policies for the city. Contact the City Council for information about the responsibilities of the City Council.

City Council Elections

The Laporte City Council is an elected body, and council members serve set terms with regular elections. In Pennsylvania state, City Council elections occur on a regular schedule with other local, state, and federal elections. Contact the City Council for more information about elections.

Laporte City Council Meetings

The Laporte City Council holds regular meetings to discuss City Council business. City Council meetings are open to the public on a regular schedule. Under Pennsylvania statutes, the City Council publicizes its meeting schedule and the agenda for its meetings. Following a City Council meeting, the meeting minutes will be published and made available to the public. Contact the Laporte Borough City Council for information about upcoming City Council meetings or meeting minutes from prior meetings.

Addressing the Laporte City Council

The general public can address the City Council during a City Council meeting. Regular City Council meetings provide opportunities for public comment. Similarly, when considering certain actions, Pennsylvania statutes require public comment during a public hearing. In addition to full City Council meetings, committee meetings also conduct preliminary reviews and consider City Council business. These committee meetings may be open to the public.

Contact the Laporte Borough City Council

You may contact the Laporte Borough City Council by calling 570-946-5048, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Laporte Borough City Council, Muncy Street, Laporte, Pennsylvania, 18626.


Map of Laporte Borough City Council in Laporte Pennsylvania


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