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 timing of the monthly Board meeting has been changed to the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m.* All meetings are held in the Board Room at the NBWA River Plant, located at 497 N Front Street, Newport PA 17074.

2022 Meeting Dates

All agendas below are in PDF format.

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

* On occasion, meeting dates or times may need to be changed.  Whenever possible, changes will 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.

2022 Minutes

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