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Volunteers play a very large role in the governance of Harris Township. The dedicated residents listed below have selflessly given their time to help keep Harris Township a great place to live and be. We are always looking for volunteers to serve so if you are interested, please call the Township at (814) 466-6228 for an application.


2014 Planning Commission


John Wainright, Chairman

Dan Wise, Vice Chairman

Roy Hammerstedt

Robert Igo

Jeff Duerr

Ronald Buckalew

Neil Porterfield



Scope and Purpose of the Harris Township Planning Commission

The Harris Township Planning Commission plays a major role in guiding and coordinating the total development of the community.

It has the unique job of examining the community as a whole of evaluating its population characteristics, economy, natural resources, land uses, and transportation system its public facilities, utilities and services its special needs and problems, both physical and social.

Often assisted by the research and recommendations of professional planners, the Planning Commission advises the Board of supervisors concerning community goals, priorities and development policies. In addition, the Commission assists with the administration of land use controls, helps to coordinate the efforts of agencies carrying out plans, and involves the public as well as represent the public interest in the planning process.


Small Area Plan Committee

Chuck Risio, Chairman
Dan Wise
Charles Graham
Bob Hoffman
Bill Wallace
Susan Hammerstedt
Bill Speakman
Scott Shamrock
Jackie Sheader
George Harrigan
Ellen Holleran
Tracey Moriarty
Jackie Rutter
Steve Mesko

Small Area Plan Subcommittee Members

Mary Sorensen
Conran Hay
Dan and Dell Bright
Sharon Faulkner
Don Kunze
Michael Straw



Monday, June 16, 2014
7:00 PM

Harris Township Building
224 East Main Street
Boalsburg, PA

PC Agenda 061614

Minutes 2014:
PC Minutes 011314
PC Minutes 021814
PC Minutes 031714

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Next Meeting:

The Harris Township Small Area Plan Committee meets
every 3rd Thursday at 7:00 PM, unless otherwise noted, at the Harris Township Building.


Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee
Eve Rhodes, Chairman
Bob Potter, Vice Chairman
Susan Hammerstedt
Diane Farr
Diane Ishler
Pam Dunn
Amy Lorek







Next Meeting:
The Harris Township Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee meets
every 3rd Wednesday at 4:30PM, unless otherwise noted, at the Harris Township Building.

Archives (Minutes Only)

Shade Tree Commission

Bruce Lord, Chairman
Win Hock, Vice Chairman
Andrew Glitzer
Christopher (CJ) Henry
Ron Spinelli
Next Meeting:
The Harris Township Shade Tree Commission meets
every 2nd Thursday at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted, at the Harris Township Building.

Zoning Hearing Board  
Jack Stevens, Chairman
Tom Miller, Vice-Chair
Len Rockey
CATA Representative CRPR Representative CRPC Representative
Richard Kipp Diane Ishler Dan Wise

UAJA Representative

Vacancy Board

C-NET Board of Directors

Dan Guss

Cliff Warner

Bill Speakman

J. Garry McShea

CCMPO Technical Committee


Schlow Library Board

John Wainright

Gert Aron

Marilyn Byers
David Thiel


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