The Township Manager is the Chief Administrative officer of the township and is responsible for the smooth operation township government and is responsible for the global operations of the administrative, public works and public safety functions of Newtown Township to ensure the highest quality of public services to our residents, businesses and institutions. The Manager also serves as the Zoning Officer and is charged with interpretation and enforcement of the townships overall land use regulation as contained in the townships zoning code. As Chief Administrative Officer/Treasurer the Township Manager is responsible to oversee township finances and operating budget as well as the employee pension funds.
The manager meets with and regularly makes recommendations on all township policies to the five members of the elected board of supervisors. The manager or his designees attend various governmental functions and represent the township Board of Supervisors in matters related to policy, response to citizen concerns and managing impacts of growth and economic development programs.
The manager maintains and coordinates all township business and public agendas for the bi monthly Board of Supervisor public meetings as well as special meetings or hearings relating to Land Development, Zoning Initiatives and special budget meetings.
The Township Managers office is also the official Right-To-Know office and is charged to respond to public requests for information as designated in the PA Code.
Inquiries for the mangers office can be made as follows:
Stephen M. Nease
Township Manager/CAO/ Treasurer