Mayor, Council Members Start New Term

Councilwoman Joan Brush being sworn in Jan. 2, 2019. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township)

MANCHESTER – They entered the election season unchallenged and were sworn in at the township’s reorganization meeting Jan. 2.

Mayor Kenneth Palmer and council members Craig Wallis and Joan Brush were joined by their families to take their oaths of office Wednesday in the municipal complex courtroom.

The Manchester Township Council Jan. 2, 2019. (Photo courtesy Manchester Township)

Brush, who has served on council since 2017, was selected to be council president this year. Long-time councilman Samuel Fusaro will serve as council vice president. They will serve alongside Wallis and councilmen James Vaccaro and Charles Frattini.

For 2019, the mayor and council will focus on plans to construct a new water tower, continue park and paving rehabilitation projects, keep the police department equipped to keep the public safe, develop a plan to expand town hall, and keep finding ways to attract businesses into town.