At the Borough Council special meeting on Monday 12/03/2019 the Borough Council accepted the resignation of Mayor Loraine Bell. Council is looking to fill the vacancy at the December 16th 2019 Council meeting. All interested residents, of Oxford Borough, should forward a letter of interest to President Sue Lombardi, P.O. Box 380 Oxford, PA. 19363, no later than Friday December 13th at 12 p.m. You must be a resident of Oxford Borough and a registered voter to be considered.
Administer oaths and affirmations• Preside over mandatory reorganization meeting• Vote when it is necessary to break tied votes of council (It is important to note that a mayor cannot vote on hiring or firing police personnel, or if there is a conflict of interest)• Take part in council discussions • Declare an emergency and regulate certain actions during this time • Administer the police department• Inform council of fees charged and collected for performing marriage ceremonies• Enforce ordinances and regulation Perform marriage ceremonies (This is a privilege, not a requirement of the office)• Attend ribbon-cutting ceremonies• Represent the borough at public events and celebrations • Be involved with the police department in community projects• Submit articles for the borough website or newsletter• Attend and participate in municipal meetings