New Hope Council Seeks To Fill Seat Following Resignation Of Councilperson

New Hope Borough Council seeks temporary replacement for Councilwoman Tina Rettig following her resignation.

Councilperson Tina Rettig. Credit: New Hope Borough

New Hope Borough Council bid farewell to one of its members last week

Councilperson Tina Rettig submitted her resignation letter recently. She cited a move to Texas that would render her unable to fulfill her responsibilities.

The council formally approved Rettig’s resignation during the meeting.

Council Vice President Laurie McHugh expressed her sadness upon hearing the news of Rettig’s departure.

New Hope Borough Council is inviting interested residents to submit their letters of interest and/or resumes to be considered for the appointment to the council.

The selected candidate will fill the seat until December 31.

Peter Gray, the borough manager, will be accepting letters of interest and/or resumes on behalf of the council.

Interested individuals are requested to submit their applications no later than 4:30 pm on Friday.

The submissions should be sent via email to

The applications will be reviewed and a candidate will be appointed at the New Hope Borough Council meeting on July 18.

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