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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 12/31/2015
66 Petersburg Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
bobgnj@comcast.net

Glenn Williams, Deputy Mayor - Term Expires 12/31/2016
5 Chaucer Drive
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
gwilliams@independencenj.com

Carmen Feula - Term Expires 12/31/2017
118 Route 46
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840

Glenn Cougle - Term Expires 12/31/2015
7 Birch Lane
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
gcougle@independencenj.com

Bonnie Kelsey - Term Expires 12/31/2017
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

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 Chris Prell
Patrolman Scott Stocker
Patrolman Brendan McGarry
Patrolman Gregory Varino

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

George Ulmer - Term Expires 12/31/2015 Class II
P.O. Box 21
Vienna, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4474
Fax (908) 637-8421

Glen Cougle - Term Expires 12/31/2015 Class III
7 Birch Lane
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
gcougle@independencenj.com

Ricardo Fernandez - Term Expires 12/31/2015 Class IV
Chairman
13 Springdale Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
rickfernandez@mac.com

Muriel Walter - Term Expires 12/31/2016 Class IV
19 Russling Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
(908) 850-9504

James Kelsey - Term Expires 12/31/2016 Class IV
93 Shades Road
Great Meadows, New Jersey 07880
(908) 637-4191
jim@partac.com

Robert Best - Term Expires 12/31/2017 Class IV
1 Russling Road
Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
(908) 852-3777
Fax (908) 852-3772

Carmen Feula - Term Expires 12/31/2015 Class I
118 Route 46
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Tim Norton - Term Expires 12/31/2018 Class IV
26 Russling Road
Hackettstown, NJ 07840
tnorton333@comcast.net

Don Engels - Term Expires 12/31/2017 Class IV
8 Shire Drive
Great Meadows, NJ 07838
(973) 675-6851

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:
William Gold
21 Hardwick Road
Hardwick, NJ 07825

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
dhrebenak@independencenj.com

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 - Five Year Term Expires 12/31/2016
Vice Chairperson
Baseball Commissioner
Field Maintenance Committee
k.lee.r@comcast.net

Donna Re - Three Year Term Expires 12/31/2017
Secretary
Basketball

donnare@gmail.com

Chris Bishop - Four Year Term Expires 12/31/2015
Chairperson
Field Hockey Committee

cbishop@hch.org

Jeannie Tagliareni - Four Year Term Expires 12/31/2015
Volleyball Committee
jeantag@aol.com

Tony Russack - Two Year Term Expires 12/31/2016
Golf Commissioner
a.russack@comcast.net

David Sawicki – One Year Term Expires 12/31/2015
Treasurer, Softball Committee
Sawickid29@live.com

Michael Danza - Two Year Term Expires 12/31/2016
Field Maintenance
Mdanza5@comcast.net

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911 Coordinator

Deborah Hrebenak

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Animal Control Officer

Timothy Norton
(908) 339-1109
tnorton333@comcast.net

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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
Randy Demark
(908) 645-3311
Fax (908) 637-4097
ipdsgt.aiello@yahoo.com

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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