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
12/31/23
Christoper DiPiazza, Council Member
12/31/23
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 5, 2021 January 19, 2021
February 9, 2021February 23, 2021
March 9, 2021March 23, 2021
April 13, 2021April 27, 2021
May 11, 2021May 25, 2021
June 15, 2021June 29, 2021
July 21, 2021 - Wednesday
August 25, 2021 - Wednesday
September 14, 2021September 28, 2021
October 12, 2021October 26, 2021
November 9, 2021
December 7, 2021December 21, 2021

Agendas & Minutes

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

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