Paula Johnson 

Borough Manager/Treasurer/Open Records Officer  email

Patty Sargent

Financial Assistant  


Michael italia

Zoning Officer/Planner

Barry Isett & Associates

Wes Foraker

Code Enforcement Officer Emergency Management Coordinator  email


Barry Stewart

Building Code Official/Building Inspector (Building Inspection Underwriters)

Ken Smith

Public Works Contractor (Ken’s Lawn Service)


Joseph D. Kelly III

Chief of Police  email

William J. Golden II

Police Sergeant


Charlie Gillock

Adam Clark

Police Officers

 Mary Ann McLean

Recording Secretary


Jordan Yeager, Esq.

Borough Solicitor (Curtin & Heefner LLP)


Borough Engineer (Remington, Vernick & Beach Engineers)


KEVIN JENSEN, CPA                                              JON BARRY DiNOLA

Auditor (Bee Bergvall & Co.)                                  Deputy Emergency Management  

Cheryl Lowe-Cler

Tax Collector 215-493-9057


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Paula Johnson

Paula Johnson serves as Borough Manager and Secretary. the Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the borough including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budget reconciliation, grants administration, preparation of monthly and annual financial statements, cash receipts and disbursements, purchasing/purchase order processing, preparation of bill lists, processing checks for payments to vendors, invoicing for Borough services, employee benefits, pension, insurance, escrow accounts, and the billing/collections for 1,200 trash accounts. Borough Council appoints an accounting firm to audit all financial transactions processed by Borough staff. Paula also reviews and archives the minutes of Council, Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, and Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB) public meetings; and, communicates with residents via social media, and edits the Borough Newsletter.  


Wes Foraker

Wes Foraker is the Borough's Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC). The EMC prepares the Borough's Emergency Operations Plan, which is designed to mitigate the effects of catastrophic man-made or natural events. The EMC also coordinates the emergency response to such events and advises the Borough administration and elected officials on the proper actions necessary to safeguard the lives and property of the citizens of the community. Wes is also the Borough’s Code Enforcement Officer (CEO) and administers and enforces the Yardley Borough Code of Ordinances, as well as the Borough's Property Maintenance Code. The Code Enforcement Officer also administers and enforces locally adopted health and nuisance standards. All inspections performed are to insure that buildings and properties throughout the Borough are in compliance with the codes and ordinances adopted by Borough Council. His duty also includes Use & Occupancy inspections.  Wes is available part-time.  Please call 215-493-6832 to make an appointment with the CEO. 


Barry Stewart

Barry Stewart is the Borough's Building Code Official (BCO) who administers and enforces the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code; including, building, fire, electrical, plumbing, accessibility, and mechanical codes. His duties include construction plan reviews and on-site inspections.  Barry is available part-time on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Please call 215-493-2960 to make an appointment with the BCO.  To arrange for an inspection, you can also call 800-352-3457.


Ken Smith

Ken Smith is the Borough’s Public Works Contractor.  He coordinates the Borough's public property maintenance and is responsible for maintenance of Borough-owned streets, directional, traffic control and street identification signs on Borough streets, traffic striping on Borough and some state roadways, snow plowing of Borough parking lots/ snow removal and ice control, and maintenance and repair of all Borough-owned buildings, open space and parks. 


Joseph D. Kelly III

Joseph D. Kelly III is the Chief of Police and oversees the Yardley Borough Police Department which consists of one Sergeant, one full time Officer, and eleven part time officers.  The Police Department is tasked to safeguard people and property through the enforcement of local and State laws and ordinances with a committed group of officers who value community partnerships, foster public trust and respect and providing services to enhance the quality of life.  Chief Kelly oversees all functions within the police department, to include; operational oversight, staffing, budget adherence, allocation of resources and officer development. 


Mary Ann McLean

The Recording Secretary is the Recording Secretary who keeps a full and accurate record of all proceedings of Borough Council, Zoning Hearing Board, and Planning Commission meetings.  Attends all of these meetings, takes minutes of each meeting, and provides the Borough Manager’s office with copies of all official minutes, and attachments, so they can be submitted to each board and commission for review, approval and subsequent archiving.