The local government of Strasburg Borough is made up of a seven-member Borough Council that meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:30 P.M. Each Council member is elected to a four-year term. The elections are held in the odd years with the members taking their position in the even years, replacing three or four members at two-year increments.
The Mayor is elected in the year that three Council members are elected, and also serves a four-year term. The Pennsylvania Borough Code, which regulates Boroughs in the state of Pennsylvania, states that the Mayor is responsible for public safety.
The Borough Manager, appointed by the Borough Council, runs the day-to-day business of the Borough.
The Public Works Department is responsible for roadways and the operation of the public water and sewer system.
The Police Department maintains 24/7 coverage to the Borough of Strasburg, and answers to the Mayor and Council.
Strasburg Borough is located in the 100th Legislative District and divided into 2 voting wards:
1st Ward: Votes at the First Presbyterian Church, 101 South Decatur Street
3rd Ward: Votes at the new Strasburg Fire Department, 203 Franklin Street
The Strasburg Borough Office is open Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and closed on the following holidays: New Years’ Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
If you have a question on which ward you are in, please contact the Borough Office at 687-7732 or it is listed on your voter registration card. A voting districts map can be accessed by clicking here.
Strasburg Borough has a population of 2,800 (2000 US Census Data)