Meet Jim Miller | Jim Miller

Meet Jim Miller

Jim Miller is a longtime resident of the community, is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, and a businessman. As West Rockhill Township Supervisor, Jim reduced expenses to protect tax dollars, increased funding for roads & infrastructure, improved municipal building energy efficiency & handicap accessibility, in addition to converting West Rockhill Township’s buildings to 100% solar renewable energy.

Jim is active in his community, serving as Chairman of the Pennridge Regional Police Commission, Vice President of the Bucks County Association of Township Officials, current board member of the Bucks County Planning Commission and the Bucks County Commissioner’s Subcommittee for Environment, Energy, and Sustainability.

History

  • 47 year resident of West Rockhill Township
  • Veteran of the United States Air Force
  • Graduate of Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa. – Business Major
  • Employed by Unisys for 45 years – retired. Director of Global Network Operations

Served As

  • Chairman – West Rockhill Township Board of Supervisors
  • Chairman – Pennridge Regional Police Commission
  • 2nd V.P – Bucks County Association of Township Officials Executive Board
  • Bucks County Voting Delegate – PA State Association of Township Supervisors
  • Current Board Member – Bucks County Planning Commission
  • Chairman – Holiday House Pool Joint Recreation Authority
  • Member – Bucks County Commissioner’s Subcommittee for Environment, Energy and Sustainability

Township Accomplishments

Under Jim's Leadership
  • Led West Rockhill in the conversion to 100% Solar Renewable Energy for township buildings, parks, street lights, wells and traffic signals. A savings of $370,000 over the life of the system.
  • Successfully advocated for a resolution to eliminate taxpayer funded personal health insurance for Supervisors. A savings of up to $150,000 annually.(The system was being abused)
  • Renegotiated the Open Space Loan and the Pennridge Regional Police Building Loan reducing long term debt by $300,000.
  • Modified the township building for Handicap Accessibility and ADA compliance.
  • Fought for and passed a resolution to support and aid our First Responders.
  • Upgraded building security with the installation of interior and exterior surveillance cameras.
  • Improved transparency by video recording all Board Meetings and Planning Commission meetings, making public all monthly expenses, and posting both on the township website.
  • Worked with PennDot on road improvements to prevent accidents and improve driving safety.
  • Created a Virtual At-Home Work Environment for personnel during declared emergencies.
  • Updated Zoning and Building Permit process to Electronic Filing for speed and efficiency.
  • Transitioned the township to a credit card transaction system for ease of payments.

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