BOROUGH MANAGER

Marti Hozey

Marti Hozey

Marti is a longtime resident of Pennsylvania. She has lived and worked in Berks, Bucks, Lancaster, and Montgomery counties. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and has served as an administrative assistant, an office manager,and a personnel benefits coordinator for local government, non-profit, and business organizations. This experience has provided her with a variety of methods to solve problems and meet challenges.

When she’s not working, Marti likes to travel. She also enjoys reading, dining out, and caring for her pets.  Marti has been employed at Wyomissing Borough for over eleven (11) years now and loves her job.  She hopes to be here until she retires.

Please feel free to contact Marti at mhozey@wyomissingboro.org.

BOROUGH MAYOR

David Y. Bausher

David Y. Bausher

Mayor

BOROUGH COUNCIL

The function of Wyomissing Borough Council is to orchestrate the many vital organizations within the Borough. They are a body of officials elected by the voters of the Borough of Wyomissing.

The Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month to review the minutes and recommendations of the several boards, committees and commissions. Council addresses matters brought to its attention by the Borough Manager, as well as matters brought to its attention by the Mayor or members of Council for discussion and/or action.

(from left to right: ) Thomas M. Bausher, Gregory L. Portner, Stephen D. Brunner, Daniel A. Phelps, John C. Woodward, Mayor David Y. Bausher, Thomas M. Moll, D. Michael Forester, Borough Solicitor Christopher J. Hartman

WYOMISSING BOROUGH COUNCIL 2017

David Y. Bausher, Mayor
dbausher@wyomissingboro.org
Thomas M. Moll, Borough Council President
tmoll@wyopd.org
Daniel A. Phelps, 1st Vice President
dphelps@wyopd.org
Thomas M. Bausher, 2nd Vice President
tbausher@wyopd.org
Stephen D. Brunner
sbrunner@wyopd.org
D. Michael Forester
mforester@wyopd.org
Gregory L. Portner
gportner@wyopd.org
John C. Woodward
jwoodward@wyopd.org

COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

  • CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

    The Civil Service Commission’s function is to prescribe, amend and enforce rules and regulations for the examination for positions in the Police and Fire Departments and for promotions, which rules and regulations shall prescribe the minimum qualifications of all applicants to be examined and the passing grades. The Commission prepares and posts the final list of eligible candidates for the vacant position(s) for Borough Council action.

    The Commission consists of three residents. Members serve a six-year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Borough Manager and Chief of Police serve as Borough representatives on the Commission. The Commission meets as necessary at Borough Hall.

    Civil Service Commission Members:

    • Gregory L. Portner:  7/1/2022
    • 
Corey Jones: 7/1/2021
    • 
Jeremiah Sensenig: 7/1/2023
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

    The Economic Development Committee was formed in 2008 and consists of members of Borough Council and staff as well as Borough residents.  The Committee encourages new business as well as helping current businesses in the Borough to thrive.  Many of the meetings include guests from Berks County Business or Economic Development entities, as well as local business CEO’s and leaders.    The Committee held their first Meet and Greet in early December for Wyomissing business’s and it was a great success.  More events will be planned for 2016.  Please contact Borough Manager Marti Hozey for more information at mhozey@wyomissingboro.org.

    • John Woodward, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • D. Michael Forester: 12/31/2018
    • David Y. Bausher: 12/31/2018
    • Frederick C. Levering: 12/31/2018
    • Gregory L. Portner: 12/31/2018
  • FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

    The Finance and Administration Committee’s function is to make recommendations to Borough Council concerning financial and administrative matters. The Committee’s primary function is to prepare and review the budget for adoption by Borough Council.

    The Committee consists of five members, two of whom shall be members of Borough Council, the Borough Treasurer, the Assistant Treasurer, and one Borough resident.  Members serve a one-year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Borough Manager, Secretary and Business Manager serve as Borough representatives on the Committee.

    The Finance and Administration Committee meets the third Tuesday of each month  at the Borough Hall.

    Finance and Administration Committee Members:

    • Tom M. Moll, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • 
Paul W. Brass: 12/31/2018
    • Gregory L. Portner:  12/31/2018
    • John H. Gallen, Jr.: 12/31/2018
    • 
William P. Murray: 12/31/2018
  • FIRE & POLICE COMMITTEE

    The Fire and Police Committee is responsible to Borough Council and reviews all police and fire related matters as directed by Council. The Committee consists of five (5) persons; four members of Council and the Mayor. The Fire Commissioner, Police Chief and Borough Manager are staff level representatives. Members are appointed annually by the Borough Council.

    The Fire and Police Committee meets quarterly on the last Monday of each month at 12:00pm, except there is no meeting in December.

    The Fire and Police Committee Members:

    • D. Michael Forester, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • Thomas M. Moll: 12/31/2018
    • 
Thomas M. Bausher: 12/31/2018
    • 
John C. Woodward: 12/31/2018
    • Frederick C. Levering, Mayor: 12/31/2018
  • INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

    The Infrastructure Committee is responsible to Borough Council and reviews and recommends action regarding; curb, sidewalks, storm sewers, drainage, sanitary sewers, water, streets, street lighting, or any infrastructure matter. The Committee acts as a liaison between Borough Council and the Borough’s maintenance, park and shade tree employees.

    The Committee consists of four members, three of whom shall be members of Borough Council, with the fourth member a resident of the Borough. Members are appointed annually by the Borough Council.

    The Infrastructure Committee meets monthly on the third Monday of the month at the Borough Hall at 3:00 PM.

    Infrastructure Committee Members:

    • 
Thomas M. Bausher, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • Paul W. Brass: 12/31/2018
    • 
D. Michael Forester: 12/31/2018
    • Stephen D. Brunner:  12/31/2018
    • John C. Woodward: 12/31/2018
  • PARK & SHADE TREE COMMISSION

    The Borough Park and Shade Tree Commission’s function is to make recommendations to Borough Council concerning the development of existing and all subsequently acquired land within its jurisdiction and which shall become part of the park system. It also makes recommendations as to development, formulation, implementation and pursuit of an ongoing plan and program of maintenance of the park system including, but not limited to, areas of native vegetation, waters, fields, vistas, paths, trails, flora, and trees in their natural state.

    The Commission consists of nine members, one of whom shall be a member of Borough Council, with the remaining members being Borough residents. Members serve a four year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Borough Manager and Public Works and Property Manager serve as Borough representatives on the Commission.

    In 2017, the Park and Shade Tree Commission will meet on January 26, April 27, July 27, and October 26 at 1:30 P.M. at Borough Hall.

    The Park & Shade Tree Commission Members:

    • Larry A. Walsky, Chair: 12/31/2021
    • 
Geoffrey Stoudt: 12/31/2021
    • 
Gerry Gobright: 12/31/2020
    • William S. Jenckes:  12/31/2018
    • 

Jenne Kimball: 12/31/2019
    • 
Catharine Lentz: 12/31/2019
    • 
Nat LeGrande: 12/31/2020
    • Steve Buynovsky:  12/31/2018
    • Barbara H. Reeser: 12/31/2018
  • PLANNING COMMISSION

    The Borough Planning Commission’s function is to prepare and present to Borough Council the Zoning Ordinance and make recommendations or proposed amendments thereto. An additional function of the Planning Commission is the prepare, recommend, and administer the Borough Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, and such other ordinances and regulations governing the development of the land.

    The Commission consists of seven members, two of whom may also be on Borough Council, but currently all are Borough residents. Members serve a four year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Borough Manager, Code Enforcement Officer and Borough Consulting Engineer serve as Borough representatives on the Commission.

    The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of the month at 3:30 P.M. at Borough Hall with exception of certain dates that fall on a Borough holiday.

    The Planning Commission members are:

    • Paul W. Brass, Chair : 12/31/2021
    • Michael C. Herr: 12/31/2021
    • John C. Woodward:  12/31/2020
    • Eric Ostimchuk.: 12/31/2019
    • Ronald C. Stanko: 12/31/2021
    • Robert M. Keith: 12/31/2018
    • Richard Kimball: 12/31/2021
  • RECREATION BOARD

    The Recreation Board is responsible for supervising and maintaining all recreation areas and facilities in the Borough. In addition, the Board oversees all programs at the playground, pool and tennis courts. The annual Easter Egg Hunt, Earth Day, Fishing Rodeo, Concerts in the Park, Memorial Day Parade, Fourth of July Parade and the Lighting of the Greens are sponsored by the Recreation Board.

    The Board consists of nine members, and one is a member of the Borough Council. Members serve a five-year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Parks and Recreation Director and Borough Manager serve as Borough representatives on the Board.

    The Recreation Board meets on the last Tuesday of the month at 7:00 P.M. at Borough Hall.

    Current board members:

    • Eric Esterbrook: 12/31/2021, President
    • Dr. Charles F. Barbera: 12/31/2018
    • Stephen D. Brunner: 12/31/2018
    • Eric Donahue: 12/31/2019
    • Angie Drebushenko: 12/31/2022
    • Kate Fanning: 12/31/2022
    • Peter Beck: 12/31/2022
    • Hallie Guiseppe: 12/31/2018
    • Randy Weidner: 12/31/2020
    • Trevor Jackson, Student Representative (no term)
    • Tylor Smock, Student Representative (no term)
    • Sally McAvoy: 12/31/2018
  • REFUSE & RECYCLING COMMITTEE

    The Refuse & Recycling Committee makes recommendation on how best to handle, what is commonly called, “trash”.  The Borough has developed an extensive refuse and recycling program for the Borough.  To learn more about the program click here.

    The members of the committee are:


    • D. Michael Forester, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • 
William S. Jenckes: 12/31/2018
    • Mary Ann Reardon: 12/31/2018
    • 
Eric M. Donahue: 12/31/2018
    • Gregory L. Portner: : 12/31/2018
  • ZONING HEARING BOARD

    The Zoning Hearing Board has those functions authorized in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, as amended. The Board’s primary function is to conduct public hearings and make decisions as to granting or denying variances and/or special exceptions from the terms of the Borough of Wyomissing Zoning Ordinance.

    The Board consists of three Borough residents. Members serve a three year term and are appointed by Borough Council. The Zoning Officer serves as the Zoning Secretary as well as the Borough representative on the Board. The Board also retains a Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor.

    The Zoning Hearing Board meets as necessary at Borough Hall.

    The Zoning Hearing Board Members:


    • David D. Rothermel, Chair: 12/31/2018
    • 
Robert T. Ullman: 12/31/2020
    • 
Najila A. Bathish: 12/31/2019
    • 
Larry Logero (Alternate): 12/31/2020

Click here to view a PDF outlining Committee and Commission Meeting Dates for 2018.