Warren announces resignation from Newtown Borough Council

YARDLEY, Dec. 12 – In light of his election to the position of state representative for the 31st Legislative District, Newtown Borough Councilman and state Rep.-elect Perry Warren announced last night at the final Newtown Borough Council meeting of 2016 that he will resign from his position on Newtown Borough Council as of Dec. 31, 2016.

Mayor Charles "Corky" Swartz presented Warren with a plaque with a Mercer Tile thanking Warren for his service on Council.  

“On behalf of the borough council and the citizens of the community I wish you well out in Harrisburg,” Swartz said. “And thank you for serving the borough.”

“It has been a pleasure and an honor to serve the residents of Newtown Borough over the past seven years,” Perry replied. “I thank them for their support, as well as the support of my present and past colleagues on council and the mayors we have worked with."

Warren has served as Council’s liaison to Newtown’s Environmental Advisory Council, the Human Relations Commission, the Budget and Finance Committee and the Shade Tree Commission.

"As I move on to Harrisburg I hope to take along the same collegiality and respect that we have had with one another over the years. I thank everyone here and I’m looking forward to continuing to represent Newtown as well as the larger district in Harrisburg," Warren added.

Constituents interested in reaching out to Warren can visit his website at www.pahouse.com/Warren or contact his district office by calling (215) 493-5420. Constituents can also follow Warren on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RepPerryWarren and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RepPerryWarren.

Warren will be sworn-in to represent the 31st Legislative District on Tuesday, Jan. 3 in Harrisburg. The 31st District includes all of Lower Makefield and Newtown townships, Newtown and Yardley boroughs and most of Morrisville Borough.