Borough Personnel
The Borough of Berwick Council consists of seven Councilpersons, an elected Mayor and various appointed positions. Council members serve on committees to represent the community’s interests in developing new laws, the Borough budget, and ensure public safety, which protects the health, safety and general welfare of its citizens, as well as the administration of the Police Department.


Tim Burke, Mayor



Robert Lewis, Council President




Geri Wozniak, Vice President



Jay Jarrett, Council Member




Teresa Troiani, Council Member



Ray Karafinski, Council Member



Tom Moccia, Council Member




Nelson Learn,  Council Member


Other Borough Officials
Borough Manager
Damien Scoblink
Borough Solicitor
Franklin Kepner, Jr.
Borough Engineer / 3rd Party Code
Quad 3 Group Inc.
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Fire Chief
Bill Coolbaugh
Emergency Management Director
Greg Harkins



The Borough Department of Public Works provides a number of services to residents and businesses such as snow removal, street sweeping, storm inlet maintenance, road patching, general park maintenance. A unique service provided by this department is the leaf pick up, which begins the second week of November and ends the last week of November. There is also a Christmas Tree pick up in January and a Brush pick up in April.


Jack Kyttle, Working Foreman

Michael Long, Assistant foreman

Doug Carrathers

Phillip Keifer

Aaron Zanoline

James Dalberto

Charles Gerasimoff

Sam Herring

Garrett Burke

Andy Hess



Building Inspections, Code Enforcement, Recycling and Administration

Codes, Inspections and Recycling

The Office of Building Inspection and Code Enforcement in the Borough handles the enforcement of compliance with property maintenance ordinances, plan reviews and issues building permits. This office is responsible for new construction and site plan development of both commercial and residential. In addition, this office is responsible for the Recycling Program. For more information about these services and permits required, contact the Code Office at 752-2723.
Greg Harkins, Code Enforcement Officer, Rental Inspection  - Ext. 13

Curt Rider, Code Enforcement Officer, Permits, Zoning, Recycling - Ext. 27
Valarie Sanute, Codes Secretary, Receptionist - Ext. 10


Curt Rider / Recycling Coord. - Ext. 27



1800 N. Market St.
Berwick, PA 18603
Phone: 570-752-2723
Fax: 570-752-2726

The Borough Administration provides residents with general information and services available within the community.
Residents can call or visit the office
Regular business hours:  Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer hours June 1st - September 2nd
 Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 Friday 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Cassandra Mowery, Treasurer / Payroll Clerk - Ext. 14
Nancy A. Sborz, Administrative Assistant - Ext. 15