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The Market Authority


An all-volunteer authority of the City of Meadville, which oversees management of the Market House.


Paula Burleigh, chair

John Fulmer, treasurer

Seth Ernst, secretary

Mar Harkless

Ashley Mattocks-Rose

Mark Richmond

Jill Hyatt

Kerstin Ams is the Market Manager, and not a voting member of the board.

The Market Authority meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 4:45pm.

The agenda for the next meeting is below:



Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Meadville Market House supports and promotes local, sustainable agriculture, connecting the public with local farmers and other producers in an economically viable marketplace.

  1. Roll Call

    1. Paula Burleigh, Chair

    2. John Fulmer, Treasurer

    3. Seth Ernst, Secretary

    4. Mar Harkless

    5. Ashley Mattocks-Rose 

    6. Mark Richmond

    7. Jill Hyatt

  2. Public Comment

  3. Approval of Minutes

    1. January 11, 2023

  4. Approval of Financials

    1. April Smith, December 2022 report

  5. Market Manager Report 

  6. New Business 

    1. VISTA application (vote)

    2. Planning meeting recap

    3. Upcoming volunteer days (Feb 5 – 7)

    4. Valentine’s dinner (Feb 12)

    5. Fundraiser February

  7. Old Business

    1. Construction updates

  8. Executive Session

  9. Adjournment

The next Market Authority meeting takes place on Wednesday, February 8, 4:45 pm

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