Elected Officials

Michael Weiss – Mayor


Gene Sweeney – Council Vice President

Councilman Sweeney began his tenure with borough council in 2012. He is the chairman of the Parks and Recreation Committee and Finance and Ordinance Committee; he also serves as the borough’s webmaster.. Sweeney is a middle school business teacher specializing in computer applications and career education. He has an associate’s degree from Montgomery County Community College and BS and Master’s degrees from Kutztown University. In his free time, Sweeney plays guitar with a number of local bands and music acts. He and wife Vicki have one son, Daniel.

Email: sweeneyspringcity [at] gmail.com

Paul KernCouncilor

Paul Kern has been a Spring City resident for 27 years and a lifelong resident of the Spring-Ford area. Kern has been active with the Liberty Fire Company, serving as the president for 13 years. He also serves as a Deacon at the First United Church of Christ, Spring City. He has been employed as telephone technician for 28 years.

Daniel Bauman, Sr. – Councilor

Daniel Bauman Sr. has been a Spring City resident for 64 years. Bauman has been active with the Liberty Fire Company for 41 years serving as firefighter, assistant chief and driver. He also served on the Spring City Planning Commission. Councilor Bauman retired from Bell Atlantic after a 31 year career.

Chris Yocum


Dawn Chellel

For over 25 years, Dawn Chellel has been a noteworthy leader throughout her career in the operations and marketing fields. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in multimedia design with a concentration in business/marketing helping her efficiently manage businesses and projects alike. Dawn also takes great pride in her community which powered her decision to run for borough council. In her spare time, Dawn is a dedicated artist and avid history buff.  Dawn would like to utilize her experience and passions to create a better Spring City for all its residents.

Email: dchellelsccouncil [at] gmail.com

Keith Bliss