The Municipality of Bethel Park is a Home Rule Community and is governed by a Council/Manager form of Government. The Municipality is evenly divided, according to census population data, into nine wards, and each ward is represented by a member of Council. Terms of Council are four years; the terms are staggered with even-numbered wards running two years apart from the odd-numbered wards. The Mayor is elected at large and also serves a four-year term. The Municipal Manager is appointed by Municipal Council. In addition to Municipal Council, there are several volunteer advisory boards which are also appointed by Council.
Bethel Park Committee Meeting Agendas for May 22, 2017 – 5-22-17-agenda