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



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

The Market Authority meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 8:00am at the Meadville City Building.

The agenda for the next meeting is below:



Wednesday, September 21, 2022

  1. Roll Call

    1. Paula Burleigh, Chair 

    2. John Fulmer, Treasurer

    3. Seth Ernst, Secretary

    4. Mar Harkless

    5. Ashley Mattocks-Rose 

    6. vacant

    7. vacant 


  1. Public Comment

  2. Approval of Minutes

    1. 9.7 minutes 

 IV.         Approval of August Financials & overview from April Smith 

  1. Market Manager Report

  2. New Business 

    1. Updates to commission structure for 2023 (vote)

  3. Old Business

    1. Altair update 

    2. City event planning updates/check-ins 

    3. Event rental updates 

VII.         City solicitor 

                        I.         Resolution to form non-profit organization: Friends of the Market House (requires vote)

  1. Executive Session (planned)

  2. Adjournment

Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 5, 2022; 8:00am; Meadville City Building