Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Appointments for 2013 for all borough positions were made during the annual reorganization meeting Tuesday.
A routine part of the annual reorganization meeting includes the mayor's appointments to all borough positions as well as the appointment of council members to the committees of which they will serve as commissioner for the coming year. Among the council members not much was changed from last year to this year as far as which council persons will head up which departments in the borough. Pamela Link continues to serve was commissioner of Finance, Justin DiPisa as commissioner of Police and David Gonzalez as commissioner of Fire, Streets and Sanitation. Sonya Buckman remains the Recreation commissioner and Russell Lipari remains comissioner of Heallth and Land Use. Newly sworn-in Councilman Christian Semenecz will serve as commissioner of …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Republican Councilman Russell Lipari begins his second term on the council; Democrat Christian Semenecz joins the council once again.
Surrounded by family, friends and numerous members of the community, Russell Lipari and Christian Semenecz were sworn in as Hasbrouck Heights councilmen on New Year's Day. Semenecz was joined by his wife Jayne and several family members as Mayor Rose Heck administered the oath of office. Semenecz, who formerly served as a councilman in the late 1970s, is the first Democrat to be elected in Hasbrouck Heights in a number of years. Semenecz pledged to work hard and thanked his wife, family and the community. He is also a long time volunteer with the borough's fire department and former fire chief. Lipari, a Republican, once again thanked the public of Hasbrouck Heights for re-electing him. This will be his second term on the council. His …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Hasbrouck Heights conducts its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday, Jan. 1 starting at 11:45 a.m.
Hasbrouck Heights will begin business for the new year by swearing in re-elected Republican Councilman Russell Lipari and Democrat Christian Semenecz, a former councilman, on New Year's Day. The annual reorganization meeting will begin at 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 1 in council chambers at Borough Hall. Lipari will be sworn in to his second term by Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan. Semenecz will be sworn in by Congressman Bill Pascrell. The reorganization meeting will also include appointments for the new year and the 2012 annual report presented by Mayor Rose Heck and council persons. Following the meeting, there will be a light lunch served in the senior center. 'Like' Hasbrouck Heights Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Patch takes a look at some of the significant issues, changes and challenges that face the borough in 2013.
Whereas 2011 was said to be a challenging year, 2012 followed bringing with it a some significant changes to the borough of Hasbrouck Heights. The election of the first Democratic councilperson in years and the placement of new administrators at all four district schools are just some of the major events that occurred this past year Now as 2013 gets underway, the people of Hasbrouck Heights will see how some of these new developments may carry over as new year begins. Some change in municipal government The borough’s governing body will get started with 2013 business at the Jan. 1 reorganization meeting where the first Democrat to serve on the council in years will be sworn in. Christian Semenecz, went up against two Republican …