Welcome to Youngwood Borough
Welcome to Youngwood Borough

Junior Council Person Program


Youngwood Borough Council is looking for an energetic passionate candidate who is eager to make a difference in Youngwood.  Letters of interest will be accepted in the Youngwood Borough Office.

All interested candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • must be a resident of Youngwood Borough
  • must be a High School student
  • must take a "Junior Council Person Pledge"
  • must be able to attend monthly council meetings
  • must observe all council meeting rules
  • can serve one or two year term


2020 Youngwood Borough Council

Current Council Members:  Mayor Kris Long; President Scott E Palmquist; Vice-President Billy Cowherd; Lloyd H. Crago; Tim Vastell; Charles Lutz; Robin Long; Paula S. Mazurek


Solicitor Krisha A. DiMascio


Engineer Emil Bove



Council Meetings

Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Community Center located at

17 South 6th Street. A work session is held on the last Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. as well.  Members of the community are welcome at both meetings and their participation is encouraged.  


Meeting Minutes can be found on the Minutes tab on the right side of this page.


For specific meeting dates and changes, please visit the Calendar tab.

Council Committees

Personnel / Workplace Safety

Chairperson - Charles Lutz

Member -

Member - Scott Palmquist

        Chairperson -

        Member - Paula Mazurek

        Member - Scott Palmquist

Public Works/Equipment/ Stormwater Management

Chairperson - Billy Cowherd

Member - Charles Lutz

Member - Scott Palmquist

Community Development / Ordinance / Zoning

Chairperson - Paula Mazurek

Member - Charles Lutz

Digital Media / Buildings /Grounds

        Chairperson -  Billy Cowherd

      Member -

Parks & Recreation 

Chairperson -

Member - Paula Mazurek

Member - Billy Cowherd

Public Safety

Chairperson - Scott Palmquist

Member - Charles Lutz



Council Liaisons

Park & Pool - Paula Mazurek

Recreation Board -

Cemetery -  Charles Lutz

Library - Charles Lutz

Five Star Trail - Austin Erhard

YARD - Charles Lutz

Tax Collection (Act 32) - Diane Schaefer Alternative - Shannon Moore

COG Representative - Kris Long (Mayor) Alternative - Billy Cowherd

WCBA Representative - 

Alternative - Diane Schaefer

Council Contact Information

Mayor Kris Long - klong@youngwood.org


President Scott E. Palmquist - spalmquist@youngwood.org

Vice-President Billy Cowherd - bcowherd@youngwood.org

Councilperson Robin Long - rlong@youngwood.org

Councilperson Lloyd H. Crago - lcrago@youngwood.org

Councilperson Tim Vastell - tvastell@youngwood.org

Councilperson Paula S. Mazurek - pmazurek@youngwood.org

Councilperson Charles Lutz - clutz@youngwood.org


Contact Us:

Youngwood Borough


17 South 6th Street
Youngwood, PA 15697

Phone: (724) 925-3660



Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Youngwood Borough

Public Works

508 South 3rd Street

Youngwood, PA 15697

Phone: (724) 925-3033


Hours: 7:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.


Youngwood Area Park & Pool Board is looking for members to serve on the board.  If anyone is interested, please contact the Borough Office at 724-925-3660.

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