The Bellefonte Borough is seeking a resident to fill the position of Vacancy Board Chair. The ideal candidate would be familiar with Borough Council, either having served on Council or have experience with parliamentary procedure. The Chair is responsible for running the meetings of the Bellefonte Vacancy Board, which meets only as-needed. This a volunteer position.
Whenever a vacancy occurs in any elective borough office, Bellefonte Borough Council fills the vacancy by appointing a registered voter of the borough. If Council fails to do so within 30 days, the Bellefonte Borough Vacancy Board meets to consider candidates to fill the vacancy. The Vacancy Board consists of the Bellefonte Borough Council, and one registered voter of the borough that serves as Chair. Additionally, if the vacancy board fails to fill the vacancy within the allotted time, the Chair of the vacancy board must petition the court of common pleas to fill the vacancy.