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Chester Boro to Reorganize Thursday For 2013

Reorganization meeting Thursday night in Chester Borough will see two councilmen sworn in for three-year terms and a number of 2013 appointments.

Chester Borough’s Thursday night reorganization meeting for 2013 will feature councilman Matt Finney re-upping for a three-year term and Elizabeth Gugliemini will be taking her first oath of office for the Chester Borough council.

The swearing in is only the start of the meeting’s festivities, which is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at the Chester Municipal Building at 50 North Road, Jan. 3.

Several appointments to board, committees and commissions are expected to be made over the course of the night, including:

Planning Board

  • Mayor Bob Davis
  • Kerry Brown, Zoning Officer
  • Anthony DiFazio
  • Stanley Stevinson
  • Maureen Nowak Alternate #1

Zoning Board of Adjustment

  • Maureen Kay, Full member
  • Edward Hanington, full member
  • Russell Goodwin, Alternate #1
  • James Robshaw, Alternate #2

Board of Health

  • Linda Polkowski, full member
  • Erik Prince, full member
  • Kimberlee Phillips, full member
  • Kenneth Budd, Alternate #1

Board of Recreation Commissioners

  • Johann Kaparis

Chester Area Pool Committee

  • Andrew Dunleavy, regular member

Environmental Open Space Committee

  • Edward Ng, regular member
  • Edward Hanington, regular member

Water Resources and Sewer Committee

  • Janet Hoven, regular member

Morris County Community Development

  • Erik Prince

Library Board

  • Dennis Whorley, Mayor’s appointee

Historical Preservation Committee

  • Julia Robinson, regular member
  • Edward Hanington, Committee Town Historian

Professional Appointments

Municipal Attorney             

Brian W. Mason of Nuzzi, Mason LLC

Municipal Auditor               

Nisivoccia & Co.

Municipal Prosecutor       

Firm of James La Sala

Municipal Public Defender

Barry Shinberg

Municipal Bond Counsel

Hawkins, Delafield & Wood LLP

Municipal Water and Sewer Consultant

Applied Water Management

Municipal Planning Consultant

Banisch & Associates

Municipal Engineer

Paul W. Ferriero

Municipal Risk Manager   

Steven Reichman

Municipal Utility Auditor 


Mayor’s Appointments for Calendar Year 2013

Municipal Court Judge                  

C. William Bowkley   

Court Administrator                   

Sharon Alpaugh               

Deputy Court Administrator         

Lisa Conover                    

Construction Official                    

Steven Freedman             

PERS/PFRS Certifying Agent     

Vidya Nayak                    

Tax Search Officer                     

Ana Hopler                      

Animal Control Officer                

Allen Alpaugh                  

Police Chaplain                            

Msgr. Ray Lopatesky       

Recycling Coordinator                

Ana Hopler                      

Solid Waste Coordinator              

Ana Hopler                      

Assessment Search Officer          

Valerie A. Egan               

Insurance Commissioner               

Valerie A. Egan               

Police Matron                               

Kellie McGuire 

Emergency Management Council

Coordinator of EM                               

Angelo Bolio                       

Dep. Coordinator/Director of EM        

Andre Kedrowitsch            

Assistant Dep. Coordinator                  

Janet Hoven                        

EMS Captain                                        

Russi Champi                      


Dr. Christina Van Woert     

Fire Chief                                              

Angelo Bolio                       

DPW Supt.                                            

Allen Alpaugh                     

Transportation Coordinator                  

Mary Jane Canose               


Cynthia Lee                        


Valerie A. Egan                  

Finance/Resource Mgt.                         

Vidya Nayak                       


Robert Davis                       


Observer Tribune                


Daily Record                       


Mendham/Chester Patch     

Appointments are subject to approval by council vote.


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