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Governing Body
Municipal Attorney
Municipal Engineer
Municipal Clerk
Chief Financial Officer
Building Department
Public Works Department
Municipal Court
Police Department
Fire Department
First Aid Squad
Tax Assessor
Tax Collector
Board of Education
Land Use Board
Independence Municipal Utility Authority
Environmental Commission
Recreation Commission
911 Coordinator
Animal Control Officer
Fire Prevention Bureau Official
Office of Emergency Management Coordinator
Senior Activity Coordinator

Governing Body

Robert Giordano, Mayor - Term Expires 12/15
66 Petersburg Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

Glenn Williams, Deputy Mayor - Term Expires 12/16
5 Chaucer Drive
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
gwilliams@independencenj.com

John Cummins - Term Expires 12/14
18A Barkers Mill Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
jcummins@independencenj.com

Glenn Cougle - Term Expires 12/15
7 Birch Lane
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
gcougle@independencenj.com

Bonnie Kelsey - Term Expires 12/14
93 Shades of Death Road
Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838
bkelsey@independencenj.com

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Township Attorney

Gebhardt & Kiefer Law Offices
Richard Cushing, Esq.
Leslie Parlkh
1318 Route 31
P.O. Box 4001
Clinton, New Jersey 08809-4001
(908) 735-5161
Fax (908) 735-9351

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Township Engineer

Finelli Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Michael S Finelli
205 Route 31 North
Washington, New Jersey 07882
(908) 835-9500
Fax (908) 835-9909
FCE@FINELLICON.COM

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Municipal Clerk

Deborah M. Hrebenak, RMC, Administrator, Municipal Clerk and Registrar of Vital Statistics
(908) 637-4133, ext 1009
dhrebenak@independencenj.com

Michele Adamaitis, Deputy Clerk, Deputy Registrar
(908) 637-4133, ext 1012
madamaitis@independencenj.com

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Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Lifer, CFO
(908) 637-4133, ext 1011
klifer@independencenj.com

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Building Department

Richard O'Connor, Fire Sub Code Official
(908) 637-4133, ext 1020

Richard O'Connor, Construction Official
(908) 637-4133, ext 1020

Michele Adamaitis, Technical Assistant
(908) 637-4133, ext 1020
Tuesday - Thursday, 7am - 12 noon
madamaitis@independencenj.com

Carl Dieffenbach, Plumbing Inspector
(908) 894-0149

Greg Chontow, Electrical Inspector
(908) 637-4133, ext 1020

David Diehl, Zoning Officer
(908) 637-4133, ext 1023
Wednesdays 7-9am

Fax Number (908) 637-0151

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Public Works Department

Alan Shimchook, Supervisor
(908) 637-4929
Fax (908) 637-8629
Monday - Friday, 7am - 3pm

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Municipal Court

J. Edward Palmer, Court Magistrate
(908) 850-8810

Anne Marie Tracy, Court Administrator
(908) 850-8810

Fax Number (908) 852-0129

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Police Department (Dial 911 for All Emergencies)

Dennis Riley, Chief of Police
Sergeant David Aber
Sergeant Keith Aiello
Patrolman Donald Golluscio
Patrolman John Marino
Patrolman John O'Neil
Patrolman Chris Prell
Patrolman Scott Stocker

Administrative Assistant
Kaitlin Ouverson Ext. 1001

Non-Emergency (908) 852-4440
Fax (908) 637-4097

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Fire Department (Dial 911 for All Emergencies)

Brian Harchar, Chief of Fire Department
Non-Emergency (908) 637-4300
Fax (908) 637-4725

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First Aid Squad (Dial 911 for All Emergencies)

Mike Sickles, Captain of First Aid Squad
Non-Emergency (908) 637-4477
Fax (908) 637-4284

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Tax Assessor

Donna Re, CTA
(908) 637-4133, ext 1014
Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30pm-7:30pm
assessor@independencenj.com

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Tax Collector

Patricia Noll , CTC
(908) 637-4133, ext 1013
Monday - Thursday, 8:30am -12pm
pnoll@independencenj.com

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Board of Education

Board of Education Office
(908) 637-8672

Superintendent of Schools
(908) 637-6576

Central School
(908) 637-4351

Middle School
(908) 637-4584

Liberty School
(908) 637-4115

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Land Use Board

Robert Giordano - Term Expires 12/14
66 Petersburg Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
(908) 852-5777

George Ulmer - Term Expires 12/14
P.O. Box 21
Vienna, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4474
Fax (908) 637-8421

Glenn Williams - Term Expires 12/14
5 Chaucer Drive
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

Ricardo Fernandez - Term Expires 12/15
Chairman
13 Springdale Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Muriel Walter - Term Expires 12/16
19 Russling Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

James Kelsey - Term Expires 12/16
93 Shades Road
Great Meadows, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4191

Robert Best - Term Expires 12/17
1 Russling Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
(908) 852-3777
Fax (908) 852-3772

Carmen Feula - Term Expires 12/14
118 Route 46
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Kathy Nolan - Term Expires 12/15
P.O. Box 7
Vienna, NJ 07880
Alternate

Don Engels - Term Expires 12/15
8 Shire Drive
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
Alternate

Jim Orlando - Term Expires 12/14
261 Harvard Drive
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Alternate

Land Use Board Secretary:
Alfia Schemm
Monday 1-4 pm
(908) 637-4133, ext 1017
Cell: 973-670-6765
aschemm@independencenj.com

Land Use Board Attorney:
Walter N. Wilson, Esq.
67 Beaver Avenue
The Corbit Building, Suite 5
Annadale, NJ 08801
908-894-5889

Land Use Board Engineer:
Kevin Smith
Finelli Consulting Eng.
205 Route 31 North
Washington, NJ 07882
908-835-9500

Land Use Board Planner:
David Banisch
Banisch Associates, Inc.
111 Main Street
Flemington, NJ 08822
908-782-0835

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Independence Municipal Utility Authority

Jay Woodruff, Chairman
38 Highland Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
imuanj@gmail.com

Deborah Hrebenak, Secretary/Treasurer

Deborah Streeter
12 Farview Drive
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

Angelo Bolcato

Kim Best
1 Russling Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

Ed O'Melia, Meter Reader
(908) 229-2980

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Environmental Commission

Harry Noble, Chairperson
P.O. Box 307
Vienna, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4830
hnoble2@verizon.net

Clara Kott
P.O. Box 105
213 Rt. 46
Vienna, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4611

George Ulmer, Vice Chairperson
P.O. Box 21
Vienna, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4474

Tom Shaffer
282 Rt. 46
Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838
(908) 637-6133
Thomas.Shaffer@dhs.state.nj.us

Rick Fernandez
65 Mt. Rascal Road
Hackettstown, N.J. 07840
973-800-6988

Thomas Tagliareni
10 Rosewood Drive
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
(908) 850-4553
tomtagliareni@aol.com

Nancy Mason, Recycling Coordinator
nanmason123@embarqmail.com

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Recreation Commission

Frank Spender
Director of Recreation
(908) 637-4411
indrecsports@yahoo.com

Kate Rothman - Term Expires 12/16
Vice Chairperson
Baseball Commissioner
Field Maintenance Committee
k.lee.r@comcast.net

Donna Re - Term Expires 12/14
Secretary
Basketball

donnare@gmail.com

Chris Bishop - Term Expires 12/15
Chairperson
Field Hockey Committee

cbishop@hch.org

Jeannie Tagliareni - Term Expires 12/15
Volleyball Committee
jeantag@aol.com

Agatha Wilke - Term Expires 12/14
Treasurer

Tony Russack - Term Expires 12/14
Golf Commissioner
a.russack@comcast.net

David Sawicki – alt. Term Expires 12/14
Softball Committee
Sawickid29@live.com

Booster Club:
Cheryl Pert
Summer Programs Commissioner

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911 Coordinator

 

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Animal Control Officer

Timothy Norton
(908) 339-1109

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Fire Prevention Bureau Official

Washington Township – Morris County
Shared Services
908-876-4711 x 1237

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OEM Coordinator

Sergeant Keith Aiello
Ryan Aiello
(908) 296-6210
Fax (908) 637-4137

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Senior Activity Coordinator

Bob Walter
(908) 637-6316

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Township of Independence • 286 Route 46 West • Great Meadows, New Jersey 07838 • Tel 908-637-4133 • Fax 908-637-8844