Governance Overview

The Borough prides itself in being mission driven and results oriented organization. All employees are expected to possess and exemplify the organizations core values.

Borough Mission Statement

State College Borough's mission is to enhance the quality of life by fostering a safe, vibrant, diverse and sustainable community; by providing quality, innovative, cost effective services; and by allocating resources efficiently with professionalism, integrity, transparency and accountability.

Our Core Values

Core Values provide the foundation for our organization. They are the basis for all decisions and actions. These are our guiding values that affect the manner in which programs are defined and resources are allocated:
  • Integrity,
  • Honesty,
  • Innovation,
  • Accountability,
  • Value of Staff,
  • Transparency,
  • Fiscal Responsibility,
  • Customer Service,
  • High Professional Standards,
  • Diversity.
*All Borough Staff and State College Police Department Officers regularly receive training to support these core values.   


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