The third class city codes establishes a commission form of government; the mayor and four other members constitute the commission, the governing body of the city. The mayor is one of the members of council and acts as president. Each council member is in charge of one of the five major departments: Administration & Finance, Public Safety, Public Works, and the Police Department.


City Council meetings are held every second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The meeting on the second Tuesday includes department reports from each of the City Department Heads. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you would like to present to City Council at a Council Meeting, you may either wait til the end of the meeting during "Citizen's Comments" or you may submit it to City Clerk Paula Durish by the Thursday before a Council Meeting: 

Paula Durish, City Clerk

715 15th Street, 2nd Floor

Beaver Falls, PA 15010


Mayor George S. Quay III

Police Department

Doug Carson

Public Safety

Leonard Chiappetta

Parks & Recreation

Kevin Kunselman

Administration & Finance

John "Chuckie" Kirkland

Public Works


715 15th Street

Beaver Falls, PA 15010


(724) 847-2800