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Government

The Borough of Roselle Park is chartered under a unique version of the Borough form of government. The municipality is governed by an elected Mayor and six Councilmembers. Divided into five Wards, one Councilperson is elected from each Ward, and one Councilperson elected at-large. The Mayor is elected at-large to a four-year term, while Councilmembers are elected to three-year terms.

The Governing Body holds its Regular Meetings in Council Chambers at Borough Hall located at 110 East Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ 07204 on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise announced. During the months of July and August the Governing Body meets once, on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Locally, Roselle Park is located in Union County which is governed by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. On the state level, Roselle Park is located within the State of New Jersey's 21st Legislative District, represented by State Senator Jon M. Bramnick, and Assemblymembers Nancy F. Munoz and Michele Matsikoudis. On the federal level, Roselle Park is located within the State of New Jersey's 10th Congressional District, represented by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.Senator Robert Menendez, and Senator Cory Booker.

MAYOR JOSEPH SIGNORELLO III

MAYOR JOSEPH SIGNORELLO III

Mayor Joseph "Joe" Signorello III began his first term as Mayor of the Borough of Roselle Park on January 1, 2019. Born and raised in Roselle Park, Mayor Signorello has championed smart development, shared services, and critical infrastructure investment during his tenure. His policy objectives have yielded positive results, including: the redevelopment of fallow properties, the establishment of new affordable housing initiatives, the resurfacing of record setting roadway mileage, and the expansion of municipal recreation programs.

Mayor's Signorello current term of office expires on December 31, 2022.

You can reach Mayor Signorello by email at mayorsig@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-666-7817.

COUNCIL-AT-LARGE JOSEPH SIGNORELLO JR.

COUNCILMAN JOSEPH SIGNORELLO JR.

Councilman Joseph "Joe" Signorello, Jr. began his first term as Councilman-at-Large of the Borough of Roselle Park on January 1, 2021. Prior to his time on Borough Council, Councilman Signorello served as Chief of the Roselle Park Volunteer Fire Department for many years.

As of 2022, Councilman Signorello serves as the Chairman of the Governing Body's Public Safety Committee representing the First Aid subcommittee. He also serves on the Finance and Administration Committee representing the Public Buildings and Facilities subcommittee, and the Municipal Services Committee representing the Department of Public Works subcommittee.

Councilman Signorello's current term of office expires on December 31, 2023.

You can reach Councilman Signorello by email at jsignorello@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-721-6488.

FIRST WARD COUNCILMAN GREGORY JOHNSON

First Ward Councilman Gregory Johnson

Councilmember Gregory "Greg" Johnson is a proud father, U.S. Navy veteran, and vested homeowner in the Roselle Park community. After being honorably discharged from the military, he has continued to serve his country on the local level and serves as the Commander of American Legion Post 60 veterans' group in Roselle Park.

Councilman Johnson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University - Newark, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and sociology. He has over 20 years of law enforcement experience and is currently a Detective Sergeant with the Essex County Sheriff's Office.

Greg has an undeniable passion for, and commitment to, his community. He has served on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and was selected by his peers to be the Chairman for the group. As a member of Borough Council, Greg continues to serve as the Council's liaison to the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Additionally, during his first year in office as an elected official, Councilman Johnson served admirably as the Governing Body's Public Safety Committee Chairperson, which is composed of the Police, Fire, and First Aid subcommittees.

As of 2022, Councilman Johnson serves as the Chairman of the Public Services and Administration Committee representing the Legislative subcommittee. He also serves on the Public Safety Committee representing the Police subcommittee, and the Finance and Administration Committee representing the Commerce subcommittee. Councilman Johnson is also the Alternate Commissioner from the Borough of Roselle Park on the Joint Meetings of Essex and Union County.

Councilman Johnson's current term of office expires December 31, 2023.

You can reach Councilman Johnson by email at gjohnson@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-303-1519.

SECOND WARD COUNCILMAN JOSEPH E. PETROSKY

Councilman Joseph "Joe" Petrosky began his third term as Second Ward Councilman on January 1, 2022. He has been a Roselle Park resident for over 50 years and is a 1976 graduate of the Roselle Park School System, and a 1978 graduate of Lincoln Technical Institute. He is retired after being employed as a Carpenter with the County of Union for over 30 years. He is a Past President and member of the Roselle Park Youth Baseball league for over 40 years. Likewise, he is a Past President, member, and coach of the Roselle Park Recreation Basketball League for 30 years, a member and coach of Roselle Park Youth Soccer League for 20 years, and a member of Roselle Park Men's Softball league for 25 years. Joe is a parishioner of the Church of the Assumption and member of Monsignor Joseph Loretti Knights of Columbus 3240. He is also a member of the Roselle American Legion Post 229.

As of 2022, Councilman Petrosky serves as the Chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee representing the Municipal Budget and Finance subcommittee. He also serves on the Public Safety Committee representing the Fire subcommittee, and the Municipal Services Committee representing the Construction and Transportation subcommittee.

Councilman Petrosky has been elected Council President by his colleagues on the Borough Council since 2019.

Councilman Petorsky's current term of office expires December 31, 2024.

You can reach Councilman Petrosky by email at jpetrosky@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-666-7821.

 

THIRD WARD COUNCILWOMAN JODI P. BELLOMO

Third Ward Councilwoman Jodi Bellomo

Councilwoman Jodi Bellomo began her current term as Third Ward Councilwoman on November 15, 2022, where she is currently serving-out an unexpired term of office. Councilwoman Bellomo is the proud single mother of two daughters, Jacqueline and Jocelyn Bellomo, both of whom were born and raised in Roselle Park. Both attended and graduated Roselle Park schools and continued on to become a teacher and a nurse. Councilwoman Bellomo is a resident of Roselle Park and the owner/operator of Joe and Jodi’s Barber Shop, a Roselle Park small business located on Chestnut Street in the downtown. Her father Joe Bellomo - “Joe the Barber” - opened their barbershop on June 15, 1958 and in 1990 she became a partner in his business.

Councilwoman Bellomo is one of the founding members of Positively Roselle Park 24/7 - a non-profit organization of neighbors helping neighbors, leading activities such as a Toys for Kids Toy Drive, the Bender Avenue Halloween Candy Drive, the Christmas Parade of Lights, Operation Graduation, and other programs for kids and our community.

Since being elected, Councilwoman Bellomo became one of the founding members of the Small Business Alliance Network of Roselle Park. This organization is to help small business owners communicate with each other and band together to improve business in Roselle Park. With multiple decades of experience in small business she understands the importance of a thriving business community in our town.

 Councilwoman Bellomo is currently serving as the Mayor's designee to the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Board of Trustees, Environmental Commission Committee liaison, Municipal Alliance Liaison and Public Services & Administration Committee as the Chair of the Technology Sub-Committee.

Councilwoman Bellomo is serious about representing you. She believes In representing and being available and accountable to those she serves.

Councilwoman Bellomo's current term of office expired December 31, 2022.

You can reach Councilwoman Bellomo by email at jbellomo@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-514-5027.

 

FOURTH WARD COUNCILMAN MICHAEL CONNELLY

Fourth Ward Councilman Michael Connelly

Councilman Michael "Mike" Connelly began his second term as Fourth Ward Councilman on January 1, 2020. He grew up in the City of Summit and now resides in Roselle Park. He is employed as a Service Technician for Park Appliance based in Roselle Park. He proudly served in the United States Navy for 10 years. He is actively involved with the Church of the Assumption as a Committee Member, Usher and Eucharistic Minister. He is an Officer in the Knights of Columbus, third and fourth degree. He is the Vice Commander at both American Legion Post 60 in Roselle Park and Union County Chapter; and is the Commander of Catholic War Veterans Post 866.

As of 2022, Councilman Connelly serves as a member of the Public Services and Administration Committee representing the Human Resources subcommittee.

Councilman Connelly's current term of office expires December 31, 2022.

You can reach Councilman Connelly by email at mconnelly@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-403-0391.

FIFTH WARD COUNCILMAN JAY ROBAINA

Fifth Ward Councilman Jay Robaina
Councilman Robaina began his first full term as Fifth Ward Councilman on January 1, 2022 after being appointed-to and filling an unexpired term of a former Fifth Ward Councilperson in May 2021. Councilman Jay Robaina is New Jersey born and raised; growing up and living in Union County for over 37 years. He’s a husband and proud father to a beautiful daughter. A Roselle Park homeowner since 2010, Jay has been involved in the community, serving in various roles under different Borough administrations on the Municipal Land Use Board and is one of the Co-Founders of the Rails-To-Trails Union County Advocacy Group.

Councilman Robaina was in the Marine Corps JROTC serving as a public affairs officer, played baseball, ran track and was in the Police Explorers program during his youth. He graduated from Kean University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, with a concentration is Public Relations and Journalism and has worked in healthcare public relations, senior living, and community outreach roles for 20 years. Councilman Robaina has been a member of the American College of Healthcare Administrators, the Public Relations Society of America, and has received certificates of achievement from FEMA and the Emergency Management Institute in incident command and national incident management systems.

He has been certified by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in SCM Principles, Customer Service, and Transportation Operations. Jay also received his certificate of course completion in Roadway Traffic and Safety Improvements from Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation, and is certified as a planning official by the NJ Planning Officials. He passed the core knowledge examination by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrators Board, received accreditation in Leadership Management and Disaster Preparedness Training from RWJBH (formerly known as Saint Barnabas Health Care System) and has his certification from the Disney Institute on Disney’s Approach to Quality Service for Healthcare Professionals.

Jay is passionate about improving our local business economy, enhancing quality of life, increasing bicycle and pedestrian safety, expanding recreation and furthering initiatives benefiting our Borough’s children and special needs community. Jay also believes in civic participation and achieving solutions through collaborative efforts.
As of 2022, Councilman Robaina serves as Council Liaison for the Roselle Park Rails to Trails Advisory Committee, the Roselle Park Board of Health, and the Roselle Park Clean Communities Program. He also serves a the Chairman of the Municipal Services Committee representing the Code Enforcement subcommittee

Councilman Robain's current term of office expires December 31, 2024.
You can reach Councilman Robaina by email at jrobaina@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 862-236-0019.
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