Borough Hall: 908-245-6222

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 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 22nd Legislative District, represented by State Senator Nicholas P. Scutari, Assemblywoman Linda S. Carter, and Assemblyman and James J. Kennedy. The Borough of Roselle Park was reapportioned into the 22nd Legislative District from the 21st District as part of the map approved by the most recent decennial Reapportionment Commission, which will became effective in 2024. 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 "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.

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 mayorsig@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-666-7817.

COUNCIL-AT-LARGE JOSEPH SIGNORELLO JR.

 

Councilman Joseph "Joe" Signorello, Jr. began his second term as Councilman-at-Large of the Borough of Roselle Park on January 1, 2024. 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 2024, Councilman Signorello serves as the Chairman of the Municipal Services Committee as the Department of Public Works Liaison. He serves on the Public Safety Committee as the First Aid Liaison, and the Finance and Administration Committee as the Public Buildings and Facilities Liaison. He is the 2024 Liaison to the Roselle Park Board of Educations, and is 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, 2026.

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

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 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 23 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.

2024 Committee Assignments

Chairperson/Police Liaison - Public Safety Committee (Police, Fire, and First Aid Subcommittees)

Liaison - Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Alternate Commissioner - Joint Meeting of Essex & Union Counties

 

Councilman Johnson's current term of office expires December 31, 2026.

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

 

SECOND WARD COUNCILMAN / COUNCIL PRESIDENT 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 Roselle Park American Legion Post No. 60.

As of 2024, 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 2024 Council President, and 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 jpetrosky@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-666-7821.

 

THIRD WARD COUNCILWOMAN ROSANNA ANTONUCCIO-LYONS

As of 2024, Councilwoman Lyons serves as the Chairwoman of the Public Services & Administration Committee as the Human Resources Liaison. She serves on the Municipal Services Committee as the Code Enforcement Liaison. She is the 2024 Liaison to the Community Affairs & Public Events Committee and Roselle Park Municipal Alliance. Councilwoman Lyons also serves as the Mayor's representative to the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Board of Trustees.

Councilwoman Lyons' current term of office expires December 31, 2025.

You can reach Councilwoman Lyons by email at rlyons@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-726-8773.

 

FOURTH WARD COUNCILMAN KHANJAN S. PATEL

As of 2024, Councilman Patel serves on the Finance & Administration Committee as the Commerce Liaison, and the Public Services & Administration Committee as the Technology Liaison. He is the 2024 Liaison to Roselle Park Animal Control functions and the Environmental Commission.

Councilman Patel's current term of office expires December 31, 2025.

You can reach Councilman Patel by email at kpatel@rosellepark.net, or by phone at 908-726-8774.

FIFTH WARD COUNCILMAN JAY ROBAINA

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:

2024 Committee Assignments:

Legislative Chair – Public Services & Administration Committee

Liaison – Chamber of Commerce

Liaison – Clean Communities

Class III Member – Municipal Land Use Board

Alternate Member – Union County Transportation Advisory Board

2023 Committee Assignments:

Chairman – Municipal Services (DPW & Engineering) Committee

Liaison – Board of Health

Liaison – Chamber of Commerce

Liaison – Clean Communities

Subcommittee Chair – Code Enforcement

Class III Member – Municipal Land Use Board

Liaison – Rails to Trails Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee

Alternate Member – Union County Transportation Advisory Board

2022 Committee Assignments:

Chairman – Municipal Services (DPW & Engineering) Committee

Liaison – Board of Health

Liaison – Clean Communities

Subcommittee Chair – Code Enforcement

Class III Member – Municipal Land Use Board

Liaison – Rails to Trails Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee

Alternate Member – Union County Transportation Advisory Board

Councilman Robaina'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.
Translate »
X