Jim Thorpe Borough - General Info

Jim Thorpe Borough General Information

Borough Services

The Borough employs approximately 40 employees. The Borough's main office at 101 East 10th Street, is the central headquarters for all services offered directly by the Borough government. Those services include: police, road maintenance, snow and ice control, storm sewer maintenance, water and sewer system operation and maintenance, maintaining parks and recreational facilities, center, recycling container, inspection services, code enforcement, planning services, and all other administrative services. The Borough is proud to have its own police force, and has found that asset to also be considered as an important consideration to those looking to locate or relocate in Jim Thorpe.


You may contact the proper department by utilizing the information below:

Department

Phone Number

               Email

Hours

 Administration 570.325.3025 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Water/Sewer/Sanitation Billing 570.325.2181  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Borough Treasurer 570.325.2054 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Water Department 570.325.2631 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  7:00 - 3:00 M-F
 Sewer Department 570.325.2547 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  7:00 - 3:00 M-F
 Streets Department 570.325.2844 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  7:00 - 3:00 M-F
 Police Administration 570.325.4995 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:00 - 4:30 M-F
 Zoning and Building 570.455.2999  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Sewer Enforcement Officer 570.384.3408
 8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Health Agent 570.325.4535
 8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Borough Council  570.325.3025 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Mayor 570.325.4995 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  8:30 - 4:30 M-F
 Borough Manager 570.325.3025  8:30 - 4:30 M-F



Tax Collector

Terry McElmoyle
427 South Street
Jim Thorpe PA 18229
Phone - 570.325.8477

Hours
Monday - Wednesday  3:30p - 6:00p
Saturday 9:00p - 12:00p


Elected and Appointed Officials


The governing body of the Borough is a seven-member Borough Council. The current members are as follows:

 Elizabeth "Betsy" Ahner, President

 Joe Krebs 

 Joanne Klitsch

 Thomas Highland

 Gregory Strubinger, Vice President

 John McGuire

 Paulette Haupt

Mayor
Michael Sofranko 

Solicitor
James R. Nanovic, Esquire

Zoning Officer and Building Code Officer
Barry Isett and Associates


Health Agent
August Long

  Click here for a list of the Borough Boards and Committees