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Photos by Fritz Rethage    ·  Posted January 6, 2004

Reorganization Meeting 2004

Borough history was made on January 3, 2004 with the first reorganization meeting in the new Boro Hall.  Also a new Mayor and two councilmen were sworn into office representing a new administration.

The events began with Mayor William J. Torre concluding an adjourned meeting of the Mayor & Council (Sine Die Meeting). Upon the completion of unfinished municipal business, Mayor Torre gave his State of the Town address. Councilman Herbert D. Heeren provided a few departing comments.

The Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department Color Guard posted the Colors.

Assemblywoman Rose Marie Heck conducted the Oath of Office to Mayor-elect Ronald R. Jones and Councilmen-elect Ronald F. Kistner and Thomas E. Meli.

Mayor Jones declared the 2004 Reorganization Meeting in session.  There was a Salute to the Flag, Pledge of Allegiance and invocation by Fr. Lewis V. Papera, Corpus Christi Pastor.

Mayor Jones presented Assemblywoman and former Mayor Rose Marie Heck with an official proclamation for her contributions to Hasbrouck Heights.

Fire Department officers were sworn into office. Boro Clerk Rose Sees read the Council assignments, communications and consent agenda.  The council elected Garrett Pepe as Council President.   The Mayor made appointments and requested Council confirmation.  Mayor Jones made his Inaugural Address.  Council members made their comments.   Public comments were made by Assemblywoman Rose Mare Heck and Bergen County Freeholder Louis A. Tedesco, Jr. made presentations to Mayor Jones and Councilmen Kistner and Meli.

The Benediction was said by Rev. Joseph Pickard, Fire Department Chaplain and Vicar of Church of St. John the Divine.  Light refreshments were served in the Senior Citizens Center.

Related Stories:
[2004 Appointments][2004 Council committees]
[Mayor Ronald R. Jones 2004 Message]  [Mayor's Corner]
[First Mayor & Council Meeting in new building]
[First Mayor & Council Meeting after fire]


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