Volunteer Opportunities

Ebensburg Borough is seeking volunteers to serve on the Ebensburg Borough Planning Commission and the Ebensburg Recreation Board.

The Planning Commission writes and maintains the Borough’s comprehensive plan and prepares and manages the zoning ordinance, subdivision ordinance and land development ordinance. The Commission reviews and forwards to Council for final approval all applications for subdivision and land development. The Commission meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 6:30, as needed. There are usually 6-7 brief meetings during the year.

The Recreation Board is a seven-member advisory board that coordinates all recreation related programs within the borough. It oversees programming at the YPCC and provides recommendations for improvements at all parks, playgrounds and recreation facilities. The Board meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30.

Interested individuals should complete the statement of interest form linked below:

View Statement of Interest Here

Halloween Trick-or-Treat – October 31st

The Ebensburg Halloween  Trick-or-Treat will be held on Saturday, October 31st. The parade will begin at 1 pm with Trick-or-Treating immediately following until 4 pm. Residents who will be passing out candy are encouraged to leave turn their porch light on.

Wolf’s Performing Arts will host a Safe Trick-or-Treat and Halloween Foto Fun in Penn Eben Park. This event will feature inflatable Halloween figures for socially distanced photo opportunities, as well as bags of goodies for each child.

Ebensburg Borough Hiring


The Borough of Ebensburg is seeking applicants for the position of Borough Manager. The current Manager is retiring after 24 years; one of only three managers in fifty-five years. Ebensburg (pop. 3,100) is a community known for its small town charm, excellent schools, safe neighborhoods and exceptional recreation programs. The Manager reports to a 7-member Borough Council and is responsible for all borough operations, 16 FT employees and a $5.9 million budget.

A degree in Business, Public Administration or closely related field is preferred. The candidate will have demonstrable managerial experience in local government or the private sector and possess the combination of education, training and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities required for the position. The successful candidate must have outstanding communication skills, success in team building, experience in finance and budgeting, and be innovative. Salary range $70,000-75,000.

A letter of interest and resume may be submitted to Ebensburg Borough Search Committee, 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, PA 15931 or e-mailed to eburg@ebensburgpa.com. Completed applications will be accepted until 12:00 Noon on Monday, November 9, 2020. EOE

Manager Job Description

Public Meeting Notices

The next Ebensburg Municipal Authority meeting is scheduled for Monday, November 16th at 4 p.m. and will be held in the Community Room of the Borough Building.

The next Ebensburg Main Street Partnership meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th at 8:00 a.m. and will be held in the Community Room of the Borough Building.

The next meeting of the Borough Council of Ebensburg is scheduled for Monday, November 23rd at 6:30 p.m., at the Young Peoples Community Center at 300 Prave Street.