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Mayor & Council

CONTACT INFORMATION
1 Harding Plaza
Phone: 201-670-3956
Fax: 201-670-3959
Email: Contact the Council
DEPARTMENT HOURS
Monday - Friday, 8:30AM-4:30PM
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Your governing body, the Mayor and Council, consists of a mayor and six council members elected at large. Two council members are elected each year for three-year terms and the Mayor is elected for four years. The Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer for the Borough.

Glen Rock operates under the Mayor/Council form of government with the annual appointment of a full time professional borough administrator who is the Chief Administrative Officer of the Borough, responsible to the Mayor and Council.

The Mayor, appoints the Planning Board and with the advice and consent of the Council, all other Borough officials committees and boards of the Borough.

By statute, the Mayor and Council are charged with the complete responsibility of all municipal functions and operations as previously established and funded through appropriations in the annual budget. Council meets in public session at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month in the Council Chambers. In addition, the Council holds work sessions at 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month. Under the Open Public meetings Act, or "Sunshine Law," all meetings not advertised as closed to the public for certain prescribed purposes, are open to the public. Residents are urged to attend council meetings.
John van Keuren, Mayor
Email: jvankeuren@glenrocknj.net
Phone: 201-670-3956

Art Pazan, Council Member
Email: apazan@glenrocknj.net
Phone: 201-670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Building Development & Public Property
Division of Public Safety
Division of Revenue & Finance
Council liaison to the Library Board

Michael O'Hagan, Council President
Email: moHagan@glenrocknj.net
Phone: 201-670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Public Safety
Division of Building Development & Public Property
Division of Public Works & Solid Waste

Joan Orseck, Council Member
Email: jorseck@glenrocknj.net
Phone: (201) 670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Parks, Public Grounds & Recreation
Division of Public Safety
Division of Licenses & Franchises
Division of Community Affairs
Liaison to Recreation Advisory Committee - Turf Field Project
Liaison to Planning Board

Mary Jane Surrago, Council Member
Email: mjsurrago@glenrocknj.net
Phone: 201-670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Public Works & Solid Waste
Division of Building Development & Public Property
Division of Revenue & Finance
Division of Licenses & Franchises
Division of Community Affairs
Liaison to the Environmental Commission

Pamela Biggs, Council Member
Email: pbiggs@glenrocknj.net
Phone: 201-670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Licenses & Franchises
Chairperson, Division of Community Affairs
Division of Parks, Public Grounds & Recreation

Carmine Nogara, Council Member
Email: cnogara@glenrocknj.net
Phone: (201) 670-3956

Chairperson, Division of Revenue & Finance
Division of Parks, Public Grounds & Recreation
Division of Public Works & Solid Waste
Liaison to Shade Tree Advisory Committee