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
Ace Antonio, Council Member12/31/24
MariaElena Bellinger, Council Member
12/31/23
Christoper DiPiazza, Council Member
12/31/23
Robert Kaiser, Council Member12/31/24
Jorge Quintana, Council Member12/31/22
Jeanne Weber, Council Member12/31/22

Mayor & Council Meeting Dates

  • 6:30 PM **Unless Indicated**
  • Borough Hall
  • 1 West Jockish Square
  • Paramus, NJ 07652
January 11, 2022 **6:00 PM** January 25, 2022 **6:00 PM**
February 8, 2022 **6:00 PM**February 23, 2022 **6:00 PM**
March 8, 2022 March 22, 2022
April 4, 2022 - Reid Branch Library April 19, 2022 
May 10, 2022 May 24, 2022 
June 14, 2022 June 28, 2022 
July 20, 2022 - Wednesday
August 24, 2022 - Wednesday 
September 6, 2022 September 20, 2022 
October 4, 2022 October 18, 2022 
November 1, 2022 November 22, 2022 
December 6, 2022 December 20, 2022 

Agendas & Minutes

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

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