Borough Hall: 908-245-6222
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 Council Members. Divided into five Wards, one Councilperson is elected from each Ward, and one Councilperson is elected at-large. The Mayor is elected at-large to a four-year term, while Councilmembers (Ward-based and At-Large) 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 first and third Thursdays 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 third 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 Assemblywomen Nancy F. Munoz and Michele Matsikoudis. The Borough of Roselle Park was reapportioned into the 22nd Legislative District as part of the map approved by the most recent decennial Reapportionment Commission, which will become effective in 2024; Roselle Park voters will cast ballots of District 22 representation during the 2023 General Election. 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 "Joe" Signorello III is currently serving his second term as Mayor of the Borough of Roselle Park. 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.
As of 2023, Mayor Signorello serves as the Police Liaison on the the Public Safety Committee. In his capacity as Mayor, he serves as a de facto Class I member of the Roselle Park Municipal Land Use Board, and Trustee of the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Board of Trustees.
Mayor's Signorello current term of office expires on December 31, 2026.
You can reach Mayor Signorello by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 908-666-7817.
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. He likewise previously served as a member and President of the Roselle Park Board of Education. Since his election, Councilman Signorello has championed initiatives relating to increased code enforcement, property maintenance efforts throughout the Borough, and the revitalization of the Department of Public Works.
As of 2023, Councilman Signorello serves as the Chairman of the Public Safety Committee and the First Aid Liaison. He serves on the Finance and Administration Committee as the Public Buildings and Facilities Liaison, and the Municipal Services Committee as the Department of Public Works Liaison. He in a long-time member of the Borough's Street Lighting Ad-Hoc Committee, and Youth Center Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee.
Councilman Signorello's current term of office expires on December 31, 2023.
You can reach Councilman Signorello by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 908-721-6488.
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 at the local level and serves in the advisory capacity as the Past Commander of American Legion Post 60 veterans' group in Roselle Park.
Councilmember Greg Johnson graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University - Newark, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice and sociology. At this time, Councilmember Greg Johnson is currently enrolled at the Rutgers School of Public Affairs & Administration in which he will be obtaining his executive master’s degree in public administration. 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 Chair for the group. As a member of the Borough Council, Greg continues to avidly serve as the Governing Body’s liaison to the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, while also helping to establish the Annual Anti-Bullying and Youth Summit here in Roselle Park. During his term in office, Greg has been very vocal about enhancing local infrastructure, public, pedestrian, and motorist safety concerns within the Borough of Roselle Park, which ultimately lead to the Borough initially being ranked Silver and now Gold status in accordance with NJ Safe Routes to School program.
2021 Committee Assignments
Chairperson/Police Liaison - Public Safety Committee (Police, Fire, and First Aid Subcommittees)
Member - Finance & Administration Committee (Liaison - Commerce)
Liaison - Diversity & Inclusion Committee
2022 Committee Assignments
Chairperson/Legislative Liaison - Public Services & Administration Committee (Legislative, Human Resources, and Technology Subcommittees)
Member - Public Safety Committee (Liaison - Police)
Member - Finance & Administration Committee (Liaison - Commerce) - Included lowest budget passed in 22 years
Alternate Commissioner - Joint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties
2023 Committee Assignments
Chairperson/Technology Liaison - Public Services & Administration Committee (Legislative, Human Resources, and Technology Subcommittees)
Liaison - Board of Education
Councilman Johnson's current term of office expires December 31, 2023.
You can reach Councilman Johnson by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 908-303-1519.
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 Roselle Park American Legion Post No. 60.
As of 2023, Councilman Petrosky serves as the Chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee and the Municipal Budget & Finance Liaison. He also serves on the Public Safety Committee as the Fire Liaison, and the Municipal Services Committee as the Construction & Transportation Liaison. He is the 2023 governing body Liaison to the Historian & Historical Society, Youth Center, and Recreation Committee.
Councilman Petrosky's current term of office expires December 31, 2024.
You can reach Councilman Petrosky by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 908-666-7821.
Councilwoman Lyons' current term of office expires December 31, 2025.
You can reach Councilwoman Lyons by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 908-726-8773.
Councilman Patel's current term of office expires December 31, 2025.
You can reach Councilman Patel by email at email@example.com, or by phone at 908-726-8774.
Councilman Jay Robaina began his first full term elected 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 Robaina has served in various positions and under different Borough administrations since 2010. He is also one of the Co-Founders of the Rails-To-Trails Union County Advocacy Group, created in August of 2020, helping lead efforts to convert abandoned and unused rail corridors in the Borough as safe, equitable, accessible shared-use paths, using railway right of way for active recreation, non-motorized transportation, and as a conduit to increase connectivity to history, art, culture, downtowns, schools, transit hubs, and greenspaces.
Jay graduated from Kean University with a BA in Communication concentrating in Public Relations and Journalism and 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.
Jay received his certificate of course completion in Roadway Traffic and Safety Improvements from Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation in 2022 and is passionate about improving our local business economy, enhancing community health and wellness, increasing bicycle and pedestrian safety, expanding recreation, and furthering initiatives benefiting our Borough’s children and special needs communities alike. Jay encourages civic participation, inclusivity, and is a proponent of achieving solutions through collaborative efforts.
Councilman Jay Robaina currently serves in the following roles:
Chairperson – Municipal Services (DPW & Engineering) Committee
Liaison – Code Enforcement
Liaison – Chamber of Commerce
Liaison – Clean Communities
Liaison – Board of Health
Class III Member – Municipal Land Use Board
Liaison – Rails to Trails Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee
Alternate Member – Union County Transportation Advisory Board