About Us

PEOPLE
Population: 2,546 (2020 U.S. CENSUS)

ROADS
Township Road System: 31.28 miles
State Road System: 28.99 Miles
Total Roads: 59.82 Miles

TAXES
Real Estate Tax:  ELIMINATED IN 2012
Per Capita Tax:  ELIMINATED IN 2013
Earned Income Tax:  1/2%
Street Lighting:  Only two neighborhoods in the Township are served by street lighting. The residents of those properties are charged a fee for this service as follows:
Oakville:  .60¢ per foot of road frontage
North Newton Hills:  $68 per lot

Township Officials

The following list includes all elected & appointed officials of North Newton Township.

Board of Supervisors:
Ralph Fisher, Chairman – Term expires January, 2028
Michael L. Gutshall, Vice-Chairman – Term expires January, 2026
Peter D. Trimble, Supervisor – Term expires January, 2030

Secretary-Treasurer:  Appointed Annually
Bonnie L. Myers

Administrative Assistant/Open Records Officer:  Appointed Annually
Sheila R. Koser

Code Enforcement & Zoning Officer:  Appointed Annually
Dustin L. Durf

Township Engineer:  Appointed Annually
Brehm-Lebo Engineering, Inc.
Gregory S. Lebo, P.E.

Township Solicitor:  Appointed Annually
Salzmann Hughes, P.C.
Zachary M. Rice, Esquire

Board of Auditors: 
Kathy M. Biscuit, Chairperson – Term expires January, 2026
Douglas R. Lindsay, Secretary – Term expires January, 2028
Douglas I. Nelson – Appointed term expires January, 2030

Tax Collector:
Darlene H. Pittman – Term expires January, 2026

Sewage Enforcement Officer:
Vincent C. Elbel – Appointed Annually

Emergency Management Coordinator:
Shawn M. McCullough – Appointed Annually

Host Municipal Landfill Inspector:
Joel M. Keck, Primary HMI – Appointed Annually
Peter D. Trimble, Secondary HMI – Appointed Annually

Constable:
Vacant

Planning Commission:
Ronald G. Glesner, Chairman – Appointed Term expires January, 2025
Jon C. Gardner – Appointed Term expires January, 2027
Leah S. Heine, Vice Chairman/Secretary – Appointed Term expires January, 2026
Owen H. McCulloch – Appointed Term expires January, 2028
David R. Parthemore – Appointed Term expires January, 2024
Robert E. Smith – Emeritus Member

Zoning Hearing Board:
Larry G. Barrick, Jr., Chairman – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2026
Matthew T.  Nealy, Vice Chairman – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2024
Daniel P. Witmer – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2025
Matthew R. Hershey (Alternate) – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2026
Marcus A. McKnight, III, Esquire – Solicitor

Advisory Recreation and Park Board:
Leah S. Heine – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2026
Shawn M. McCullough – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2025
Carl J. Tosh – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2024
Ethel R. Tosh – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2028
Deborah C. Zeigler – Appointed Term expires December 31, 2027

Agricultural Security Area Board:
Gary L. Halteman – Appointed Annually
Owen H. McCulloch – Appointed Annually
Shawn M. McCullough – Appointed Annually
Thomas H. Nealy – Appointed Annually
Michael L. Gutshall – Appointed Annually