Plum Borough Council appoints members to various Boards and Commissions. Plum Borough's Boards and Commissions are:
Civil Service Commission - sets the rules and regulations for hiring of Plum Borough police officers
Construction Board of Appeals - hears appeals for variances to the PA Uniform Construction Code
Library Board - governs the management of the Plum Library
Municipal Authority - governs the management of water and sewage
Planning Commission - guides the development of land resources
Vacancy Board - fills vacancies on Borough Council
Zoning Hearing Board - a quasi-judicial body that hears and renders decisions regarding specific types of land use actions.
When appointed terms of these Boards and Commissions expire and a vacancy occurs, Council will advertise and announce that they are accepting letters of interest for these positions. Interviews will be conducted and appointments are then made.