- Authorities & Boards
Authorities & Boards
VolunteerThe City currently has 16 authorities, boards and commissions (ABCs) with over 70 City residents volunteering their time and talent to our community. They are an invaluable complement to the City in their advisory role to the staff and Board of Commissioners. Members contribute informed opinions and multiple perspectives in the City's planning and decision making processes. They bring additional ideas and energy to existing programs as well as suggest future initiatives and innovations to consider.
Are you a Hermitage resident and interested in volunteering to serve on a City Authority, Board or Commission?
If so, please fill out and submit the online Authorities, Boards, and Commissions Expression of Interest Form
As terms expire or vacancies occur, new members are needed. Fresh ideas, flexibility and diverse perspectives ensure that the City and its culture remain receptive to innovation and will anticipate change.
Board of Appeals
Learn more about the Board of Appeals including member information.
Legal & Public Notices
Read legal notices and public notices from the City of Hermitage.
Board of Commissioners
The terms of office are on an alternating basis so that a majority of the City Commissioners are elected at each municipal election to take the place of the City Commissioners whose terms of office expire the following January. The City Commissioner who receives the least number of votes of those City Commissioners who are elected serves a two-year term in office. The remaining City Commissioners serve a four-year term in office.
Board of Health
View information about the Board of Health.
Civil Service Commission
Browse through information about the Civil Service Commission.
Community & Economic Development Commission
The Community and Economic Development Commission evaluates and assists in all economic development in the City of Hermitage, reviews economic development projects and other projects having significant community impact, and advises the Hermitage Board of Commissioners regarding said developments and projects.
Community Library of the Shenango Valley
Read more about the Community Library of the Shenango Valley.
Human Relations Commission
View information about the Human Relations Commission
LindenPointe Development Corporation
Find out more about the LindenPointe Development Corporation.
Mercer County Regional Planning Commission
Look through information about the Mercer County Regional Planning Commission.
Municipal Authority (Sewer)
Look through information about the Municipal Authority (Sewer).
Parks & Recreation Board
Learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board.
The Hermitage Planning Commission is a volunteer board of nine Hermitage residents who are appointed by the Hermitage Board of Commissioners (governing body) to fulfill the duties and responsibilities outlined in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code. The members of the Hermitage Planning Commission contribute a broad range of experience and expertise to the City, including individual backgrounds in architecture, landscape architecture, law, finance, business and medicine.
Police Pension Fund Committee
View information about the Police Pension Fund Committee.
Shenango Valley Enterprise Zone Corporation
Read more about the Shenango Valley Enterprise Zone Commission.
Upper Shenango Valley Water Pollution Control
Find out more about the Upper Shenango Valley Water Pollution Control Authority.
Zoning Hearing Board
Look through information about the Zoning Hearing Board.