Board of Electrical Examiners

The Board of Electrical Examiners is constituted under Chapter 30 of the City Code and consists of five members appointed by the City Manager as follows:

  • Fire Chief of the City, who serves as Board Chair;
  • Building Inspector (Code Compliance Supervisor) of the City;
  • One City-licensed contractor;
  • One certified journeyman wireman;
  • One local representative of an approved electrical inspection organization who is currently performing electrical inspections within the City of Newburgh.

The Board of Electrical Examiners is responsible for approving applicants for licenses to conduct electrical work within the City, under the requirements of the Electrical Code, and to maintain a list of such approved electrical contractors.  

Inquiries regarding obtaining an Electrical License, Electrical Permit requirements, and fees should be directed to 845-569-7415.


  • The Board of Electrical Examiners meet approximately once a month, with specific meeting times determined by member availability
  • 22 Grand Street
    Newburgh, NY 12550


Francis Spinelli
Chairperson (Fire Chief)
Francis Spinelli
Building Inspector (Code Compliance Supervisor)
Ron HenryElectrical Inspection Organization Representative
Frank Perugino
Certified Journeyman Wireman
VacantCity Licensed Electrician