Council President

Benjamin Hover, President

Term: January 6, 2020, to January 1, 2024
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"I have lived in Lansdowne for over 15 years. Since moving here, my family and I have enjoyed the friendly neighborhoods and dedication of the many residents who volunteer to maintain the civic pride and spirit of Lansdowne in the Borough." 

Benjamin Hover previously served a two-year term on the council and on January 6th of 2020 took his place as council president and will serve a four-year term ending in 2024. As well as serving as council president, Benjamin also chairs the Economic Development & Code Enforcement, is a member of the Technology Committee, and the Inclusionary Committee. 

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  1. Statement Regarding Shooting in the Borough January 23, 2021

    Statement Regarding Shooting in Lansdowne Borough January 23, 2021 Read on...
  2. January 17, 2021, Letter from Council President Hover

    Lansdowne Borough Council President, Benjamin Hover, outlines infrastructure, public safety, economic development and other council plans for 2021. Read on...
  3. Statement Regarding Events of January 6, 2021, in Washington D.C.

    Lansdowne Borough elected officials' statement and resolution denouncing the events that occurred in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021 Read on...
  4. December Letter From Council President Benjamin Hover

    As we wrap up the year 2020, we can all agree that this year has affected our community both here in Lansdowne and the whole United States in significant ways. Read on...
  5. November 17 Letter from Council President Benjamin Hover

    The Holiday Season has arrived and Lansdowne Borough Council wishes everyone in the Borough a safe and healthy Holiday Season. Although we are forced to celebrate differently this year, we want to be sure to slow and stop the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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