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Borough Council

The Borough of Far Hills Council consists of the Mayor and 6 Council members. The Mayor is elected for a four year term and Council members are elected for a three year term.

Mayor Paul J. Vallone, M.D.
                              Term Expiration: 12-31-2022
Council President David Karner                       Term Expiration: 12-31-2019
Councilman Joseph Carty                                  Term Expiration: 12-31-2020
Councilwoman Mary Chimenti                        Term Expiration: 12-31-2021
Councilman Richard Hand                                Term Expiration: 12-31-2021
Councilman David Surks                                   Term Expiration: 12-31-2019
Councilwoman Sheila Tweedie                         Term Expiration: 12-31-2020

Each member of the Borough Council is responsible for specific areas as indicated below:

  • POLICE - Council President David Karner
  • FINANCE/INSURANCE - Councilman Joseph Carty
  • LAWS/ORDINANCES/ELECTIONS - Councilwoman Mary Chimenti
  • FIRE/WATER/LIGHT/BUILDINGS & GROUNDS - Councilman Richard Hand
  • ROADS - Councilman David Surks
  • HEALTH & SANITATION - Councilwoman Sheila Tweedie
The Borough Council meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at Borough Hall unless otherwise indicated.

Agendas posted on the website are to the extent known.

Following are the regularly scheduled Borough Council meetings for 2019.


  • January 7
  • January 28
  • February 11
  • February 25
  • March 11 - Cancelled
  • March 25
  • April 8
  • April 22
  • May 13
  • May 28 (Tuesday)
  • June 10
  • June 24
  • July 8
  • July 22
  • August 12
  • August 26
  • September 9
  • September 23
  • October 15 (Tuesday)
  • October 28
  • November 12 (Tuesday)
  • November 25
  • December 9
  • December 23
  • January 6, 2020 (Reorganization Meeting) – 6:00 pm
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Borough Council - Agendas102 documents

2019 Borough Council Agendas18 documents

  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 090919
    document date 09-06-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 082619
    document date 08-23-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 081219
    document date 08-09-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 072219
    document date 07-19-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 070819
    document date 07-05-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 062419
    document date 06-25-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 061019
    document date 06-11-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 052819
    document date 05-29-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 051319
    document date 05-14-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 042219
    document date 04-24-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 040819
    document date 04-09-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 032519
    document date 03-27-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 031119 - Cancelled
    document date 03-08-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 022519
    document date 02-26-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 021119
    document date 02-13-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 012819
    document date 01-31-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 010719
    document date 01-08-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Agenda 010719 - Reorganization
    document date 01-08-2019

2018 Borough Council Agendas10 documents

  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 122118
    document date 12-24-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 121018
    document date 12-07-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 112618
    document date 11-28-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 111318
    document date 11-09-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 102218
    document date 10-23-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 100918
    document date 10-10-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 092418
    document date 09-26-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 091018
    document date 09-11-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 082718
    document date 08-24-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Agenda 081318
    document date 08-13-2018

Borough Council - Minutes101 documents

2019 Borough Council Meeting Minutes17 documents

  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 082619
    document date 09-10-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 081219
    document date 08-27-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 072219
    document date 08-13-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 070819
    document date 07-23-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 062419
    document date 07-10-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 061019
    document date 06-25-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 052819
    document date 06-11-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 051319
    document date 05-29-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 040819
    document date 05-14-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 042219
    document date 05-14-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 032519
    document date 04-09-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 022519
    document date 03-27-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 031119 - Cancelled
    document date 03-27-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 021119
    document date 02-26-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 012819
    document date 02-13-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 010719
    document date 01-31-2019
  • 2019 Borough Council Minutes 010719 - Reorganization Meeting
    document date 01-31-2019

2018 Borough Council Meeting Minutes10 documents

  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 121018
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 122118
    document date 01-16-2019
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 102218
    document date 12-21-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 112618
    document date 12-21-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 111318
    document date 11-28-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 100918
    document date 10-23-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 092418
    document date 10-10-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 091018
    document date 09-26-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 082718
    document date 09-15-2018
  • 2018 Borough Council Minutes 081318
    document date 08-31-2018