Rockleigh Governance - 1970s

 

INDEX
UP 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980

 

1971
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon                   (1971-1974)

Council

Ernest W. Frohboese, Pres.    (1970-1972)
Dennis Shea                             (1971-1973)
Peter M. Gates                          (1969-1971)
Thomas Tedesco                      (1969-1971)
George Kershaw                      (1970-1972)

Elsi Hankins                             (1971-1973)

Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Building Bruno Scalabrin
Building Custodian Herman Happel
Engineer William Schwanawede
Board of B. Gottleib
B. Kershaw
J. Gates
R. Raeburn
J. L. York, Jr.
H. Barrett
J. Hanson
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
H. Moser, Sec.
H. Gottlieb
Board of Education E. Kreeger, Pres
B. Kershaw, V. Pres.
G. Moser
J, DiGiovanni
J. Price
B. Mazanec
Board of Health B. Cavanagh
J. Locarni
A. Boyd
C. Maeder
Dr. J. L. York
Planning Board

H. Frohboese
H. Mims
A. Picciotti
D. York

Sewerage Authority

B. Cavanagh
J. Hankins
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw
A. Cumiskey

Fire Prevention Bureau

E. Frohboese
J. Hankins
G. Kershaw

Marshalls

J. Hankins, Chief
A. F. Foster
B. Gottlieb
H. Moser
A. Somers
W. Maeder

Magistrate

Harvey R. Sorkow

Budget $68,504.00
Items of Interest:


3-08     Borough purchased a Front Loader Tractor

3-33     Approval given to Orangetown to install sewer line thru the York property and Spensor  Easement to the Industrial Park area.

 

1972
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon                (1971-1974)

Council

Ernest W. Frohboese, Pres. (R. 5-21-72)
Dennis Shea , Pres.               (1971-1873)
George Kershaw                    (1970-1972)

Elsi Hankins                           (1971-1873)
Harvey Mims                          (1972-1974)
James York                              (A. 6/1972)

Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Building Bruno Scalabrin
Building Custodian Herman Happel
Engineer William O. Schwanawede
Board of H. Barrett
J. Gates
B. Gottleib
J. Hanson
B. Kershaw
R. Raeburn
Board of Assessors H. Gottlieb
G. Kershaw
H. Moser, Sec.
Board of Education E. Kreeger, President
B. Kershaw, Vice President
G. Moser
J. DiGiovanni
B. Mazanec

Current Expenses: $27,000.00

Board of Health B. Cavanagh
A. Boyd
J. Locarni
C. Maeder
Dr. J. L. York
Planning Board

H. Mims
J. Heslin
E. Shea
T. Tedesco
D. York

Sewerage Authority

B. Cavanagh
E. Frohboese
A. Cumiskey
J. Hankins
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw

Fire Prevention Bureau

E. Frohboese
J. Hankins
G. Kershaw

Marshalls

J. Hankins, Chief
A. F. Foster
B. Gottlieb
H. Moser
A. Somers
H. Barrett
W. Maeder

Magistrate

Harvey R. Sorkow

Budget

$81,730.00

Items of Interest:

1-24     Plans presented for an addition to the Borough Hall

3-01     Bids accepted for the construction of the Borough Hall addition.

6-12     Rockleigh joined the Interboro Radio System

 

1973
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon    (1971-1974)

Council

Dennis Shea, Pres.   (1971-1973)
George Kershaw       (1973-1975)

Elsi Hankins              (1971-1973)
Harvey Mims             (R. 10-08-73)
James L. York, Jr.       (1972-1974)
Angelo Picciotti         (A. 10/73-1975)

Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Building Bruno Scalabrin
Building Custodian Flora Lynch
Engineer William O. Schwanawede
Budget  
Board of Adjustment H. Barrett                (1971-1973)
J. Gates
B. Gottleib
J. Hanson
B. Kershaw            (1971-1973)
A. Locarni, Alt #1 (Annual)
A. Somers, Alt #2 (Annual)
Board of Assessors H. Gottlieb
G. Kershaw
J. Heslin
Board of Education E. Kreeger, President
B. Kershaw, Vice President
A. Cumiskey
J. DiGiovanni
B. Mazanec

Current Expenses: $7,000.00

Board of Health B. Cavanagh
A. Boyd
J. Locarni
C. Maeder
J. Mender
Dr. J. York
Planning Board

Mrs. J. Heslin
E. Shea
T. Tedesco
D. York

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey
E. Frohboese
J. Hankins
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw

Fire Prevention Bureau

E. Frohboese
J. Hankins
G. Kershaw

Marshalls

J. Hankins, Chief
A. Somers
W. Maeder
B. Gottlieb
A. F. Foster

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Budget

$97,529.00

Items of Interest:

1-08     Agreement completed for the Bergen County Police to establish a Sub-Station in the Borough Hall

2-12     Rockleigh Industrial park's major Sub Division completed.,

3-12     The Borough purchased a 1949 Mack Pumper fire truck from the Stony Point, NY. Fire District.

04-      Resolved: To establish a Green Acres Wildlife Sanctuary

This continues the Compilation 1923-1973
EW April

1974
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon          (1971-1974)

Council

Dennis Shea, President  (1974-1976)
George Kershaw              (1973-1975)

Elsi Hankins                     (1974-1976)
Angelo Picciotti                (1973-1975)

John Heslin
                       (1972-1974)
James L. York, Jr.              (1972-1974)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee G Kershaw, E Hankens, J York
Building Committee A. Piccotti, G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee D. Shea, J. York, A. Picciotti
Finance Committee E. Hankens, C. Heslin, D. Shea
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Engineer William O. Schwanawede
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

Harold Barrett, Chief
A. Somers
A. Foster
W. Maeder

Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment H. Barrett                         (1974 - 1976)
J. Gates    
B. Gottleib
J. Hanson
B. Kershaw                      (1974 - 1976)
A. Locarni, Alt #1           (Annual)
A. Somers, Alt #2           (Annual)
Board of Assessors H. Gottlieb
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Education E. Kreeger, President
B. Kershaw, Vice President
A. Cumiskey
J. DiGiovanni
B. Mazanec

Current Expenses: $7,000.00

Board of Health B. Cavanagh                 (1974-1976)
A. Boyd
J. Locarni                        (1974-1976)
C. Maeder
J. Mender
Dr. J. York
Interlocal Advisory Board G. Hutcheon
Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: Werner Maeder      (Annual)
III: From Council
IV: . J. Heslin  Unex'd term (C.H.) thru 1976
IV: E. Shea
IV: T. Tedesco                (1974-1977)
IV: D. York

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                   (1994-1997)
J. Hankins
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw                     (1970-1974)
J. Stoddard                      (1974-1977)

Budget $100,803.00
Items of Interest:

9 Sep     Resolved: ...investigation into the methods, costs, possibility, procedure and financing [to purchase] Boy Scout property [within Rockleigh].

 

 

1975
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1975-1978)

Council

Dennis Shea, Pres.       (1974-1976)
George Kershaw           (1973-1975)

Else Hankins                 (1974-1976)
Angelo Picciotti             (1973-1975)
James L. York, Jr.          (1975-1977)
Cathleen Heslin            (1975-1977)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee G Kershaw, E Hankens, J York
Building Committee A. Piccotti, G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee D. Shea, J. York, A. Picciotti
Finance Committee E. Hankens, C. Heslin, D. Shea
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Engineer William O. Schwanawede
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

Harold Barrett, Chief
A. Somers
A. Foster
W. Maeder

Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment H. Barrett              (1974-1976)
B. Gottleib            (R. 10/1975)
J. Hanson
B. Kershaw            (1974-1976)
A. Somers,             (1975-1977)
A. Locarni, Alt #1 (Annual)
J. Gates, Alt #1       (Annual)
Somers                    (R. 6/1975)
H. Tafaro                (A. 7/14 thru 1975)
J. Heslin                  (A. 11/10 thru 1975)
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Health B. Cavanagh            (1974-1976)
A. Boyd
J. Locarni                  (1974-1976)
C. Maeder                (1975-1977)
J. Mender                 (1975-1977)
Dr. J. York
M. Mims Unx'd term (Locarni) thru 1976
Interlocal Advisory Board Gordon Hutcheon
Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: Joseph Duerr          (Annual)
III: A. Picciotti              (Council)
IV: J. Heslin  Unex'd term (CH) thru 1976
IV: E. Shea                   
IV: T. Tedesco              (1974-1977)
IV: D. York                    (1975-1978)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1974-1977)
J. Hankins
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw                   (1975-1980)
J. Stoddard                    (1974-1997)

Budget $181,575.00
Items of Interest:

13 Jan    Approval to apply for National Historic Site designation for certain portions of the Borough

12 May Resolved: Condemnation of approximately 66.46 acres of Boy Scout property in Rockleigh at compensation of $12,700 per acre. Condemnation of 4.1 acres of G. Hutcheon property at compensation of $12,700 per acre for land lying between two parcels of Boy Scout property in Rockleigh.

 

1976
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1976-1979)

Council

Dennis Shea, Pres.       (1974-1976)
George Kershaw           (1976-1978)

Thomas Tedesco           (1976-1976)
Angelo Picciotti             (1976-1978)
James L. York, Jr.          (1975-1977)
Cathleen Heslin            (1975-1977)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee J York, G Kershaw, T. Tedesco
Building Committee A. Piccotti, G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee D. Shea, J. York, A. Picciotti
Finance Committee T. Tedesco, C. Heslin, D. Shea
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
C.D and D.C. Director Bernard Gottleib
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Court Clerk Arthur F. Foster
Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Engineer William Wissing
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Interlocal Advisory Board Gordon Hutcheon
Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

Harold Barrett, Chief
A. Somers
A. Foster
W. Maeder
Peter Barret
Joseph Doerr
Bernard Gottleib

Tax Search Officer Alfred Locarni
Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment B. Kershaw            (1974-1976)
H. Barrett               (1974-1976)
J. Hanson               (1976-1978)
J. Heslin                  (1976-1978)
A. Somers,             (1975-1977)
J. Innes, Alt #1      (Annual)
H. Tafaro, Alt #1   (Annual)
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Health A. Boyd                    (1976-1978)
M. Mims                  (1976-1976)
C. Maeder                (1975-1977)
J. Mender                 (1975-1977)
B. Tafaro                  (1976-1976)
Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: Joseph Duerr          (Annual)
III: T. Tedesco              (Council)
IV: J. Heslin  (Unex'd term , 1975-1976)
IV: E. Shea                   
IV: H. Innes (Un'ex'd term, 1976-1976)
IV: D. York                    (1975-1978)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1974-1977)
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw                   (1975-1980)
J. Stoddard                    (1974-1979)
H. Barrett                       (1976-1981)

Shade Tree Commission

J. Heslin, E. Radhuber, D. York

Budget $124,547.00
Items of Interest:
 

 

1977
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1976-1979)

Council

Dennis Shea, Pres.       (1977-1979)
George Kershaw           (1976-1978)

Thomas Tedesco           (1977-1979)
Angelo Picciotti             (1976-1978)
James L. York, Jr.          (R: 1/17/77)
Cathleen Heslin            (1975-1977)
Harold Barrett                (A: 1/17/77)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee J York, T. Tedesco, G Kershaw
Building Committee A. Piccotti, G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee D. Shea, J. York, A. Picciotti
Finance Committee C. Heslin, D. Shea, T. Tedesco
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
C.D and D.C. Director Bernard Gottleib
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Court Clerk Arthur F. Foster
Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Engineer William Wissing
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

Harold Barrett, Chief
A. Somers
A. Foster
W. Maeder
Peter Barret
Joseph Doerr
Bernard Gottleib

Tax Search Officer Alfred Locarni
Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment B. Kershaw            (1977-1979)
J. Hanson               (1976-1978)
J. Heslin                 (1976-1978)
A. Somers,             (1975-1977)
J. Innes, Alt #1      (Annual)
H. Tafaro, Alt #1   (Annual)
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Health A. Boyd                    (1976-1978)
C. Maeder                (1975-1977)
J. Mender                 (1975-1977)
B. Tafaro                  (1977-1979)
W. Abrams               (1977-1979)
Historic Advisory Committee

Cathleen Heslin

Interlocal Advisory Board Gordon Hutcheon
Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: Joseph Duerr          (Annual)
III: T. Tedesco              (Annual)
IV: J. Heslin                  (1977-1980)
IV: E. Shea                   
IV: H. Innes                  (1977-1980)
IV: D. York                   (1975-1978)
IV: B. Kershaw              (1977-1979)
IV: Ameda Houstoun   (1977-1977)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1977-1981)
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw                   (1975-1980)
J. Stoddard                    (1974-1979)
H. Barrett                       (1976-1981)

Shade Tree Commission

J. Heslin, E. Radhuber, D. York

Budget $129,027.00
Items of Interest:

 28 Jan   Borough closed on 67.493 Acres of Boy Scout Property.

 29 Jun  National Parks Service places Rockleigh Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places

10 Oct   Planning Board changed to 9-member panel.

 

1978
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1976-1978)

Council

Dennis Shea, Pres.       (1977-1979)
George Kershaw           (1976-1978)

Thomas Tedesco           (1977-1979)
Angelo Picciotti             (1976-1978)
Cathleen Heslin            (1978-1980)
Harold Barrett                (1978-1980)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee J York, T. Tedesco, G Kershaw
Building Committee A. Piccotti, G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee D. Shea, J. York, A. Picciotti
Finance Committee C. Heslin, D. Shea, T. Tedesco
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor J. Edward Schierloh
C.D and D.C. Director Bernard Gottleib
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Court Clerk Arthur F. Foster
Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni
Engineer William Wissing
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

A. Somers, Chief
A. Foster
W. Maeder

Bernard Gottleib

Tax Search Officer Alfred Locarni
Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment B. Kershaw            (1977-1979)
J. Hanson               (1976-1978)
J. Heslin                 (1976-1978)
A. Somers,             (1977-1980)
P. Adams                (1978-1980)
H. Tafaro, Alt #1   (Annual)
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Health A. Boyd                    (1976-1978)
C. Maeder                (1978-1980)
J. Mender                 (1978-1980)
B. Tafaro                  (1977-1979)
W. Abrams               (1977-1979)
Historic Advisory Board Chair

Cathleen Heslin

Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: Joseph Duerr          (Annual)
III: T. Tedesco              (Annual)
IV: J. Heslin                  (1977-1980)
IV: E. Shea                   
IV: H. Innes                  (1977-1980)
IV: D. York                   (1975-1978)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1977-1981)
J. Hanson
G. Kershaw                   (1975-1980)
J. Stoddard                    (1974-1979)
H. Barrett                       (1976-1981)

Shade Tree Commission

J. Heslin, E. Radhuber, D. York

Budget $293,330.77
Items of Interest:

12 Jan    Borough closes on Hutcheon property separating two parcels of Borough property purchased from Boy Scouts, making the Borough property contiguous.

08 May  Mayor  & Council reject County plan to install traffic light on Piermont Road at Paris Avenue

11 Sep   Borough takes possession of new Hamersley Mini-Pumper

 

1979
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1979-1982)

Council

George Kershaw, Pres. (1979-1981)
Thomas Tedesco           (1977-1979)
Angelo Picciotti             (1979-1981)
Cathleen Heslin            (1978-1980)
Harold Barrett                (1978-1980)
Dennis Shea                  (R: 1/01/79)
Henry Tafarro                (A: 3/15/79)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee G Kershaw, H. Barrett
Building Committee T. Tedesco G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee A. Picciotti, C. Helin, T Tedesco
Finance Committee H. Barrett, A. Picciotti,
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor James E. Schierloh & Richard F. Lane
C.D and D.C. Director Bernard Gottleib
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Court Clerk Arthur F. Foster
Collector, Tax Alfred Locarni          (R: 9/10/79)
Engineer William Wissing
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

A. Somers, Chief
A. Foster
W. Maeder

Bernard Gottleib

Tax Search Officer Alfred Locarni          (R: 9/10/79)
Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment B. Kershaw            (1977-1979)
J. Hanson               (1979-1982)
J. Heslin                 (1979-1982)
A. Somers              (1977-1980)
P. Adams                (1978-1980)
Board of Health A. Boyd                    (1979-1981)
C. Maeder                (1978-1980)
J. Mender                 (1978-1980)
B. Tafaro                  (1977-1979)
W. Abrams               (1977-1979)
Historic Advisory Board

Cathleen Heslin, Chair
Dennis Shea

Planning Board

  I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
 II: John Heslin             (Annual)
III: G. Kershaw             (Annual)
IV: L. Angeletti             (1979-1981)
IV: E. Shea                   
IV: H. Innes                  (1977-1980)
IV: J. Doerr                    (1979-1981)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1977-1981)
J. Marchhesio                (1979-1983)
G. Kershaw                   (1975-1980)
H. Barrett                       (1976-1981)

Shade Tree Commission

J. Heslin, E. Radhuber, D. York

Budget $294,711.86
Items of Interest:

08 May   Resolved: to extend water line along Willow to Rockleigh Road.

 

1980
Elected Officials:
Mayor

Gordon Hutcheon        (1979-1982)

Council

George Kershaw, Pres. (1979-1981)
Thomas Tedesco           (1980-1982)
Angelo Picciotti             (1979-1981)
Cathleen Heslin            (1978-1980)
Harold Barrett                (1978-1980)
Henry Tafarro                (1980-1982)

Council Committees:
Public Works Committee G Kershaw, H. Barrett
Building Committee T. Tedesco G. Kershaw, C. Heslin
Public Safety Committee A. Picciotti, C. Helin, T Tedesco
Finance Committee H. Barrett, A. Picciotti
Appointed Officials:
Attorney

William F. Logan     

Auditor James E. Schierloh & Richard F. Lane
C.D and D.C. Director Bernard Gottleib
Clerk

Arthur F. Foster

Court Clerk Arthur F. Foster
Collector, Tax Edna Shea                     (R: 9/11/80)
Barbara Stover              (A: 9/01/80)
Engineer William Wissing
Fire Prevention Official

Bernard Gottleib

Magistrate

Gerald Escala

Marshalls

A. Somers, Chief
A. Foster
W. Maeder

Bernard Gottleib

Tax Search Officer Edna Shea                     (R: 9/11/80)
Barbara Stover              (A: 9/01/80)
Appointed Boards:
Board of Adjustment B. Kershaw            (1980-1983)
J. Hanson               (1979-1982)
J. Heslin                 (1979-1982)
A. Somers              (1977-1980)
P. Adams                (1978-1980)
Robert Winchell   (1980-1983)
Board of Assessors G. Kershaw
Alfred Locarni, Jr, Sec.
Board of Health A. Boyd                    (1979-1981)
C. Maeder                (1978-1980)
J. Mender                 (1978-1980)
B. Tafaro                  (1980-1982)
W. Abrams               (1980-1982)
Historic Advisory Board

Cathleen Heslin, Chair
Dennis Shea

Planning Board

   I: Gordon Hutcheon, Mayor
  II: John Heslin             (Annual)
 III: G. Kershaw             (Annual)
 IV: L. Angeletti             (1979-1981)
 IV: E. Shea                   
 IV: Karen Hansen        (1980-1983)
 IV: J. Doerr                    (1979-1981)
 
IV: Bernice Kershaw    (1980-1983)

Sewerage Authority

A. Cumiskey                 (1977-1981)
 J. Marchhesio                (1979-1983)
 G. Kershaw                   (1980-1984)
 
H. Barrett                       (1976-1981)

Shade Tree Commission

J. Heslin, E. Radhuber, D. York

Budget $313,293.87
Items of Interest:

10 Mar   Resolved: to support the Gypsy Moth Suppression Program.

Years 1974-1979 Complied by EW April

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