Revitalization Committee

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of every month
  • New Hope Community Room
    125 New Street
    New Hope, PA 18938

Members

  • Jules Sghiatti, Representing New Hope Business Community - Co-Chair
  • Lisa Menz, Representing Residents - Co-Chair
  • Dee Dee Bowman, Representing HARB
  • John Dwyer, Representing Business Community
  • Joseph Franlin, Representing New Hope Arts
  • Judith Franlin, Representing Park and Recreation Board
  • Alex Fraser, Representing Bucks County Playhouse
  • Nick Gialias, Representing Planning Commission
  • Steven Lau, Representing Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce

  • Anita Maximo, Representing The Shade Tree Commission
  • Peter Meyer, Representing New Hope Borough Council
  • Josh Oravis, Representing Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce
  • Tina Rettig, Representing New Hope Borough Council
  • Teresa Sampietro, Alternate for Bucks County Playhouse
  • Susan Taylor, Representing Friends of Delaware Canal
  • Polly Wood, Representing New Hope Library / Resident
  • Vacant, Representing New Hope Historical Society
  • Vacant, Representing Residents

Overview

Revitalization Committee ´╗┐assists Council in identifying significant community needs, assessing available grant programs and other financial and community resources, and developing improvement projects and opportunities for economic development; and in preserving, enhancing and revitalizing the Borough’s infrastructure and wealth of natural, cultural, historic, and architectural resources. See the Committee's accomplishments for 2015 and tentative goals for 2016 in its Annual Report.