Timothy M. Sennett

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Tim practices governmental and public finance law, including housing law, education law, eminent domain, zoning, planning and land use. He represents numerous municipal authorities, boroughs, townships, and school districts. He also serves as bond counsel and underwriters counsel for governmental issues.

Practice Areas

  • The Dickinson School of Law, J.D.
  • St. Bonaventure University, B.A.
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Tim has served as Bond Counsel on the following bond transactions:

  • City of Erie: $51,980,022 General Obligation Notes, Series A, B and C of 2019
  • School District of the City of Erie: $85,950,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series A, B and C of 2019
  • Union City Area School District: $6,230,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2019
  • City of Bradford: $5,430,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series A of 2020
  • Erie Parking Authority: $18,635,000 Guaranteed Parking Revenue Bonds, Series A and B of 2020
  • Borough of Albion: $7,030,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2021
  • North East School District: $12,580,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2021
  • Erie Sewer Authority: $3,975,000 Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series of 2021
  • Erie City Water Authority: $53,860,000 Water Revenue Bonds, Series of 2021
  • Girard School District $7,885,000 General Obligation (Limited Tax) Bonds, Series A of 2021 and $5,630,000 General Obligation Bonds, Federally Taxable Series B of 2021
  • Fairview School District: $47,000,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2021
  • Brookville Area School District: $5,885,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2021
  • He also obtained dismissal with prejudice of two anti-mask lawsuits seeking judicial removal of Millcreek and North East School Boards
  • Bear Lake Borough
  • Crawford Central School District
  • Erie City Water Authority
  • Erie County Housing Authority
  • Erie County Technical School
  • Erie Sewer Authority
  • Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority
  • Greene Township Sewer Authority
  • Housing Authority of the City of Erie
  • Mill Village Borough
  • Millcreek Township School District
  • North East School District
  • Oswayo Valley School District
  • Smethport Area School District
  • Springboro Borough
  • Summit Township
  • Titusville Area School District
  • Venango Technology Center
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Community and Professional Service

  • Erie Zoological Society, Chairman
  • Booker T. Washington Center
  • Eagle's Nest Leadership Corporation, Board of Regents
  • Ellen Curry Foundation, Board Member

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania Association of Bond Lawyers, Board Member, Secretary; President May 2013-May 2014
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association