Monday, January 14, 2013
Director said county plans not to increase taxes in 2013 while still providing 'essential services.'
Monday, January 14
Morris County property taxes fell .8 percent last year, the only county drop in the state, according to Freeholder Director Tom Mastrangelo. In a press release sent Monday, Mastrangelo, a Montville resident, credited Gov. Chris Christie and his administration for redirecting property taxes downward through legislation enacted during his tenure. "By enacting salary arbitration, health benefits, and pension reform, local government was given the tools to reduce property taxes and in Morris County we did," he said. Mastrangelo said the .8 percent figure was inclusive of local, school and county levies. The county was able to maintain a bond rating of AAA. "In 2013 we are seeking no increase in property tax dollars to run county government …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Tom Mastrangelo replaces William Chegwidden as Morris County Freeholder leader.
Morris County Freeholder Tom Mastrangelo was chosen by his colleagues to be the group’s director for 2013. He replaces William Chegwidden who lost in the June 2012 Primary Election. The Montville freeholder was sworn in to the leadership position during the governing body's annual reorganization meeting on Friday. Towaco resident William "Hank" Lyon was also sworn in to serve the balance of his term after he was elected in March 2012. In his first bid for a Morris County Freeholder seat, Washington Township’s John Krickus, along with running mates John Cesaro and David Scapicchio, won a three-year seat on the governing body and was sworn in Friday as well. Krickus plans to get to work immediately and just as quickly stop spending, he said…
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Morris County Freeholder thanks Barile for carrying out job with diligence and professionalism.
Morris County Freeholder Tom Mastrangelo stopped by the Montville Township Committee's meeting Tuesday night to congratulate Township Engineer Tony Barile on his 15 years of service to Montville and wish him well in his retirement. Mastrangelo read aloud a resolution from the entire board of freeholders, which stated that he "carried out the responsibilities with diligence, professionalism and skill to maintain and improve the township's structure and infrastructure." Barile will be retiring at the end of the month.