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
MariaElena Bellinger, Council Member
12/31/20
Christoper DiPiazza, Council Member
12/31/20
Holly Tedesco-Santos, Council Member
12/31/21
Joseph Vartolone, Council Member12/31/22
Pat Verile, Council Member12/31/21
Jeanne Weber, Council Member12/31/22

Mayor & Council Meeting Dates

  • 7:00 PM
  • Borough Hall
  • 1 West Jockish Square
  • Paramus, NJ 07652
January 1, 2020 - 12:00 PMJanuary 21, 2020
February 4, 2020February 18, 2020
March 3, 2020March 17, 2020
April 7, 2020April 21, 2020
May 5, 2020May 9, 2020
June 9, 2020June 23, 2020
July 22, 2020 - Wednesday
August 19, 2020 - Wednesday
September 8, 2020September 22, 2020
October 6, 2020October 20, 2020
November 10, 2020
December 1, 2020December 15, 2020

Agendas & Minutes

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

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