Contact Information

Correspondence for Council Members may be directed to the Office of the City Clerk.

City of Erie Clerk's Office
626 State Street Room 104
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501-1128
Phone: 814-870-1291
Fax: 814-870-1296

 

City Council Members

Sonya Arrington

Sonya M. Arrington
Council President
Email
Address:  P.O. Box 11414 (14)
Phone:  814-464-4403 (cell)

Govermental Relations:
  • City Treasurer
  • School District
  • City Controller
  • Mayor
  • State Legislators
  • U.S. Senators
  • U.S. Congressman
  • County Council
  • County Executive
(Member of All Committees)

Liz Allen

Liz Allen
Email
Address: 407 Lincoln Ave (05)
Phone: 814-897-3953 (cell)
Phone: 814-459-7151 (h)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Administration
    • Purchasing
    • Human Resources
    • Benefits
    • Civil Service
    • Solicitor
    • Information Technology
    • Printshop

Authorities:
  • Sewer Authority
  • Zoo Authority
Other:
  • Finance Committee
  • COG 1st Alternate
  • Multi-cultural Center
  • Neighborhood Ctr. (NATOs)

Casimir J. Kwitowski

Casimir Kwitowski
Email
Address:   4015 Stanley Ave (04)
Phone:  814-434-3127 (cell)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Code Enforcement
    • Property Maintenance
    • Rental Licensing
    • Zoning
Authorities:
  • Airport Authority
  • Parking Authority

  • Finance Committee
  • Cog Delegate
  • Audit Committee Chair
  • Water Reserve Investment Committee Chair
  • Pension Boards (O&E & Aggregate, Police and Fire)
  • CAT TV

Robert Merski

Robert Merski
Email
Address: 625 James Place, Erie, 16509 (09)
Phone: 814-825-7392 (h)
Phone: 814-464-4350 (cell)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Economic & Community Development
    • CDBG
    • Planning
    • BPRC
  • Finance Department
    • Accounts & Finance
    • Payroll
    • Risk Management
Authorities:
  • Convention Center Authority
  • Redevelopment Authority
Other:
  • Finance Committee Chair
  • COG Alternate
  • County Planning Commission
  • Erie Downtown Partnership

Kathleen A. Schaaf

Kathleen A. Schaaf
Email
Address:  2437 East 43rd St. (11)
Phone:  814-897-6310 (cell)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Public Works
    • Bureau of Sewers
    • Refuse/Recycling
    • Golf
  • Bureau of Fire
Authorities:
  • Water Authority
Other:
  • Finance Committee
  • COG Alternate
  • Erie Co. Human Relations Commission
  • Neighborhood Center (NATOs)

James Winarski

James Winarski
Email
Address: 1140 East 31st Street (04)
Phone: 814-464-4143 (cell)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Bureau of Police
    • 911
    • Communications and Civilians
    • Parking tickets
    • Animal Enforcement
Authorities:
  • EMTA
  • Port Authority
Other:
  • Finance Committee
  • COG Alternate
  • Little Italy Revitalization
  • Audit Committee

Melvin Witherspoon

Melvin Witherspoon
Email
Address: 832 East 36th Street (04)
Phone: 814-455-5217 (h)
Phone: 814-464-3730 (cell)

City Depts. & Bureaus:
  • Public Works
    • Streets
    • Parks/Recreation
    • Radio
    • Garage
    • Public Buildings
    • Special Events
    • Engineering
    • Traffic Engineering
    • Electricians
Authorities:
  • Erie Housing Authority
  • Land Bank Authority
Other:
  • Finance Committee
  • COG Alternate
  • Water Reserve Investment Committee
  • Regional Chamber