The governing body of the Authority is a Board consisting of 5 members, plus the Authority’s solicitor and engineer.  Board members are appointed for 5-year terms, which are staggered so that the term of one Board member expires each year.

Board Members

Board Chair

Penny Frownfelter


Harry Fahnestock


John McNaughton


Gerald Robinson


Trevor Kaufman

Board Meetings

Newport Borough Water Authority: Aerial View

The monthly Board meeting is held the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted below).* All meetings are held in the Board Room at the NBWA River Plant, located at 497 N Front Street, Newport PA 17074.

2023 Meeting Dates

All agendas below are in PDF format.

January 10 (Agenda)
February 14 (Agenda)
March 14 (Agenda)
April 11 (Agenda)
May 9 (Agenda)
June 13
July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10
November 14
December 12

* On occasion, meeting dates or times may need to be changed.  Updated meeting dates and times will be noted on this website. Whenever possible, changes will also be published in The News-Sun the week prior to the meeting.


Meeting minutes are posted following Board approval at the next month’s meeting. All minutes below are in PDF format.

2023 Minutes

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