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Salisbury Township is a First Class Township defined by and operating under the statutes provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s First Class Township Code. Salisbury Township is divided into five wards (see Wards at right) and utilizes a Commissioner-Manager form of government. The Board of Commissioners is responsible for all legislative or policy-related decisions for the Township. The Commissioners are each elected from their respective ward, but together set policies for the Township as a whole. The Board appoints a Township Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of the Township.

The Township is located in Lehigh County and is represented in the Pennsylvania General Assembly by the 131st, 133rd and 134th Pennsylvania House Districts and the 18th Pennsylvania Senate District.

Board of Commissioners

  • Heather Lipkin, President Pro-Tempore (Ward 1)
    817 Lawrence Street
    Bethlehem, PA 18015
    Term Expires 1/1/24
  • Alex Karol (Ward 2)
    941 E. Federal St.
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Term Expires 1/1/26
  • Debra Brinton, President (Ward 3)
    2011 Cypress Avenue
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Term Expires 1/1/24
  • Rodney Conn, Vice President (Ward 4)
    39 W Cherokee Street
    Emmaus, PA 18049
    Term Expires 1/1/26
  • Alok Patnaik (Ward 5)
    1840 Sherwood Road
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Term Expires 1/1/26