Mayor & Council

Governing Body Core Duties

Mayor

Head of municipal government. Sees that state laws and borough ordinances are faithfully executed. Presides over Council. Votes only to break ties. Can veto ordinances subject to override by 2/3 majority of Council. Appoints subordinate officers with Council approval; after 30 days or upon Council disapproval, Council fills posts.

Council

Legislative body of municipality. Overrides mayor's veto by 2/3 majority of all members. Confirms mayor's appointments. Gains appointment power upon failure to confirm mayor's appointee or after office vacant for 30 days. Has all executive responsibility not placed in office of mayor.

Council Members                       Term Expires

Richard LaBarbiera, Mayor12/31/22
Ralph Amato, Council Member12/31/19
MariaElena Bellinger, Council Member12/31/20
Christoper DiPiazza, Council Member12/31/20
Holly Tedesco-Santos, Council Member12/31/21
Pat Verile, Council Member12/31/21
Jeanne Weber, Council Member12/31/19

Mayor & Council Meeting Dates

  • 7:00 PM
  • 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Borough Hall
  • 1 West Jockish Square
  • Paramus, NJ 07652
January 5, 2019 - 12:00 PMJanuary 23, 2019
February 5, 2019February 19, 2019
March 5, 2019March 19, 2019
April 2, 2019April 16, 2019
May 7, 2019May 21, 2019
June 11, 2019June 25, 2019
July 24, 2019 - Wednesday
August 21, 2019 - Wednesday
September 10, 2019September 24, 2019
October 15, 2019October 29, 2019
November 12, 2019
December 3, 2019December 17, 2019

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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