Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467

Borough Council and Mayor

Borough Council and Mayor

Columbia Borough operates under a Council-Manager form of government.  Under this form, the residents elect the Borough Council members and Mayor . Borough Council consists of seven members, elected for four-year terms.  Council is responsible for setting policy in every aspect of the Borough, including budget, public works, zoning, and ordinances. Council directs the activities of the borough through the appointed Borough Manager.  In turn, the Borough Manager supervises all the departments except the Police Department. On the first meeting of January in each even numbered year, the Borough Council conducts a reorganization meeting where they elect a President and Vice President of Council. Borough Council Work Sessions are the first Tuesday of each month and Regular Borough Council Meetings are the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. 


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Leo Lutz

Mayor Leo Lutz - Term Expires 12/31/2025

The mayor is elected to a four year term and is responsible to act as Council's ceremonial representative at public events and functions, for overseeing the police department, and performing ceremonial duties such as weddings.  The mayor casts votes at Borough Council meetings only in the instance of a tie.