Mount Penn mayor resigns; former councilman takes his place

Published: May 15 2013 04:57:26 PM EDT   Updated On: May 15 2013 06:21:18 PM EDT
Josh Nowotarski
MOUNT PENN, Pa. -

The mayor of Mount Penn has resigned.  

Josh Nowotarski told 69 News he decided to step down because he is now involved with his fifth business.

Nowotarski served as mayor of the borough for the past seven-and-a-half years.

Former Councilman Peter Heizmann has been appointed to be mayor. His term ends at the end of the year.