City Officials 

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Kevin Troup

City Treasurer

Contact

225 Market St
Sunbury, PA 17801


t: 570-286-4588 
f: 570-286-3090 

The City Treasurer is an elected official who serves a term of four years and is not subject to term limitation. The Treasurer serves in the Department of Accounts and Finance and maintains the Treasurer's Office.  

 

The City Treasurer is the collector of the city, county, and school district taxes and maintains a list of tax payers, properties, and businesses.  The Treasurer's Office manages all financial matters for the City including funds and bank accounts, city payroll, and accounts payable/accounts receivable.  The office also handles municipal parking permits and business licenses

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Jerome Alex

City Controller

225 Market St
Sunbury, PA 17801


t: 570-286-4588 
f: 570-286-3090 

The Controller is an elected official who serves a term of four years and is not subject to term limitation. The Controller is independent of the Mayor and City Council.  

The Controller oversees City finances and reviews all expenditures of all City departments, the Mayor, City Council, and City boards, commissions, agencies, and authorities for whom the City provides financial guarantees. The Controller reviews the annual budget before approval by City Council and makes non-binding recommendations to the Council for consideration. Furthermore, the City Controller audits finances from time to time as requested by the Mayor or by City Council and reports on the progress of the implementation of any recommendations as found in the Annual Audit and Management Letter.  In addition, the Controller may furnish periodic reports of audits conducted and interprets and communicates audit policies and procedures to all City management and staff.  The Controller audits the bank accounts of City related authorities, boards and commissions as well as acting as the repository for all City contracts, leases and other agreements.

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City Administrator

Derrick Backer

225 Market St
Sunbury, PA 17801


t: 570-286-7820 
f: 570-286-3090 

The City Administrator is the chief administrative officer of the City, responsible to the City Council for the proper and efficient administration of the affairs of the City, and directs and supervises the administration of all departments and functions of the City. Additional responsibilities include the participation in planning and executing the city budget, negotiating contracts and ensuring terms and conditions are kept; and developing a human resources policy which promotes positive working conditions in the City and ensures nondiscrimination. The City Administrator attends Council meetings, participates in discussions, and makes recommendations to Council. 

City Solicitor

Wiest, Wiest, Benner & Rice, LLC

The City Solicitor is an attorney, or law firm, responsible for overseeing the legal matters of the City.  The job of solicitor is to prepares all bonds, obligations, contracts, leases, conveyances and assurances that the City is party to as the result of resolution or ordinance, and has the responsibility to commence and prosecute all suits and actions brought by the city and to defend the City against any suits brought against it.  The Solicitor is also charged with furnishing the Mayor, Council and any other elected City officials with written opinions on any legal matter pertaining to the City submitted to that office by these elected officers.

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City Clerk

Jolinn Barner

The City Clerk is responsible for the records of Council including the preparation of meeting agendas and the recording and keeping of official minutes.  The Clerk serves as the focal point of contact for inquiries, correspondence, and applications to the City and as the human resources manager for city employees. 

City Health Officer

Samantha Mummey

The City Health Officer certified by the PA Department of Health and is responsible for the safe operation of food handling establishments within the city.  The health officer conducts annual food safety inspections and submits reports to the PA Department of Agriculture.

City Engineer

TBA

The City Engineer is responsible for ensuring plans for subdivision and land development meet standard requirements. The engineer reviews and approves all subdivision and land development plans and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission.