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Mayor & Council

Mayor and Council Meetings
Mayor and Council meetings are held the second Wednesday of every month and take place at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers located on the second floor of the municipal center, 116 Paris Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey 07647. All members of the public are welcome.

For any communications with the Mayor and Council, please e-mail the Borough Clerk at or call 201-767-3330 extension 219


Frances Weston
Municipal Clerk

201-767-3330 ext 219
[Send an email]

Governing Body

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Mayor Joseph McGuire

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Councilwoman Kara McMorrow


Councilwoman Laura Fernandez


Councilman Hovannes Bakalian

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Councilman Roy Sokoloski

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Councilman Martin Mattessich

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Councilman Domenic Menafra

Borough Code
Borough Code now on internet, to access click on link below

Mayor & Council News

2024 Mayor & Council Meeting Dates

Meetings begin at 7 PM Unless Otherwise Noted

  • Reorganization January 3rd – 6:30 PM

  • February 14th

  • March 13th

  • April 10th

  • May 8th

  • June 12th

  • July 10th

  • August 14th

  • September 11th

  • October 9th

  • November 13th

  • December 11th

  • December 30th – Sine Die

All meetings will be held in person in the Council Chambers

Resident Open Mic Night
4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM

Budget Work Sessions
These meetings will be held on Thursday Evenings at 6:00 PM commencing on a date to be determined and will continue until the completion of the budget.

2024 Standing Committees 

Council President McMorrow

Police, OEM Emergency Management/Public Safety; Ambulance; Northvale Preschool; Community Events


Councilman Hovannes Bakalian

Planning/Zoning Board; Building/Zoning Dept.; Licenses & Permits; Northern Valley Chamber of Commerce; Flood Committee


Councilwoman Laura Fernandez

Beautification Committee; Parks & Playgrounds; Municipal Court; Library; Open Space

Councilman Sokoloski

Grants, Safety & Risk Management, Northern Valley Greenway, Board of Health


Councilman Mattessich

DPW; Buildings & Grounds; Recreation; Senior Center; Golden Age Club


Councilman Menafra

Fire Department; Fire Prevention; Northvale School; Northern Valley Schools; Municipal Alliance, Finance

Award of Contracts 2024

Borough Attorney

Bruno and Ferraro

301 Route 17 North, Suite 211

Rutherford, New Jersey 07070


Borough Auditor

Steven Wielkotz, Wielkotz & Company LLC

401 Wanaque Avenue

Pompton Lakes, New Jersey 07442


Borough Engineer

Neglia Group

34 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 426

Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071


Bonding Attorney

Steven Rogut of Rogut McCarthy LLC

37 Alden Street

Cranford, New Jersey 07016-2106


Risk Management Consultant

Barsa Insurance Agency

469 Livingston St.

Norwood, New Jersey 07648



Neglia Group

34 Park Avenue, P.O. Box 426

Lyndhurst, New Jersey 07071


Tax Appeal Attorney

Giblin & Gannaio, LLC

2 Forest Avenue, Suite 200

Oradell, New Jersey 07649


Real Estate Consultant

Associated Appraisal Group

6 Commerce Drive, Suite 303

Cranford, New Jersey 07016



Bruno Associates Inc.

1373 Broad Street, Suite 203B

Clifton, NJ 07013



Mark P. Fierro, Esq.

1086 Teaneck, Road

Teaneck, New Jersey 07666


Public Defender

Jordan D. Yuelys

505 Main Street, Suite 304

Hackensack, New Jersey 07601


Environmental Engineer LSRP

Boswell Engineering

330 Phillips Avenue

South Hackensack, New Jersey 07606


IT Consultant

Dart Computer Services

600 Kennedy Court

River Vale, New Jersey 07675


Financial Services Consultant

Battaglia Associates

490 Ridgefield Terrace

Fairview, New Jersey 07022

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