Government

Lake Como Starts New Year with Familiar Faces Taking Places on Borough Council

68cdf1677bc537b36ee7_lakecomooath3.jpg
Lake Como Councilman Christopher D’Antuono, center, and his wife, Brittany, son Brayden and daughter Kinsley after he is sworn in by Mayor Brian Wilton during the borough's reorganization meeting. Credits: Cathy Goetz
4cea55283eba6c5f9e2c_lakecomooath.jpg
Lake Como Councilman Kevin Higgins, accompanied by his wife, Kristen, is sworn in to another term on the governing body by Mayor Brian Wilton during the borough's reorganization meeting. Credits: Cathy Goetz
66e57fb34b3e22895ee7_lakecomooath2.jpg
As former Lake Como Mayor Michael Ryan holds the Bible, Councilman John Carvelli takes the oath of office from Mayor Brian Wilton for another term on the governing body. Credits: Cathy Goetz
8337afad7a57461476ee_lakecomosanborncollege.jpg
Richard and Cathy Sanborn are recognized by the Lake Como Council for donating a nativity scene they made for the display that adorned the front lawn of borough hall this holiday season. Credits: Cathy Goetz
68cdf1677bc537b36ee7_lakecomooath3.jpg

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s reorganization meeting was highlighted by the swearing in of three incumbent council members — Kevin Higgins, John Carvelli and Christopher D’Antuono.

While Higgins and Carvelli were elected on November 7 to full three-year terms, D’Antuono was voted in to complete the one year left on the term to which he was appointed in January 2017.

During the January 2 reorganization meeting, Douglas Witte was reappointed by his colleagues as council president.

Sign Up for E-News

The governing body also made a host of reappointments to municipal positions, including Belmar Police Chief Andrew Huisman as public safety director, Marguerite Schaffer as borough attorney, CME Associates as municipal engineer, Steven Schueler as municipal prosecutor, Thomas Martin as public defender, Mark Fessler as zoning officer and John Rowe as construction code official.

For a full list of appointments and other resolutions approved for the new year, visit the borough’s website at http://lakecomonj.org/home/page/15.

In other business, the governing body voted on second reading to disband the South Belmar Fire Company —a formality needed since the borough has entered a shared services agreement with neighboring Belmar for fire protection services.

Also, the governing body recognized several individuals for their generosity during the holiday season. Richard and Cathy Sanborn handcrafted and donated a nativity scene for the holiday display that adorned the front lawn of Lake Como Borough Hall, and Chris Hanulak donated his time to decorate the exterior of the building at 1740 Main Street.

TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como is Belmar and Lake Como’s only free daily newspaper. Accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, it is a locally owned news organization serving the community. Our advertisers enable us to publish local online news at no charge. Sign up for our free daily e-News, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Belmar/Lake Como

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_267d5d29762cf8b797c6_monmouthsheriffspecialregistry

Wed, April 25, 9:00 AM

Monmouth County Sheriff's Office Public Safety Center, Freehold

Autism, Project Lifesaver & Special Needs ...

Carousel_image_39f218776564daf7342c_lakecomomommyandme

Wed, April 25, 9:30 AM

Lake Como Borough Hall, Lake Como

Lake Como Mommy and Me Play Date

Carousel_image_643e6bf441d17456afc1_bacjas14-4

Wed, April 25, 1:00 PM

Belmar Arts Center, Belmar

Belmar Arts Center 14th Annual Juried Art Show

Carousel_image_e1f59c2813a500e73ca9_lakecomoflag

Wed, April 25, 6:00 PM

Belmar

Lake Como Board of Education

Carousel_image_47fbcc366f75ac7c97f2_bes

Wed, April 25, 7:00 PM

Belmar Elementary School, Belmar

Belmar Board of Education

Carousel_image_3474ac122c7f5f58f40f_shakespeare-group

Thu, April 26, 6:00 PM

Brookdale Performing Arts Center, Lincroft

Brookdale Community College's Shakespeare ...

Carousel_image_7f0f2fe5f2a36e58a7ce_belmar_logo

Thu, April 26, 7:00 PM

Belmar

Belmar Zoning Board of Adjustment

Carousel_image_4a5871b03b020646c495_lakecomo5kromp-2018

Sat, April 28, 10:00 AM

Bar Anticipation, Lake Como

14th Annual Lake Como 5K Romp

Carousel_image_d63d0534c7b6bdf72712_bacartwalk2_li__2_

Sat, April 28, 12:00 PM

Main Street, Belmar

Belmar Art Walk

Carousel_image_da176f23b1fefe6d816c_mswalk2018

Sun, April 29, 10:00 AM

Bar Anticipation, Lake Como

Walk MS: Lake Como 2018

Editor of 5 Monmouth County Weeklies Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

April 18, 2018

CHERRY HILL, NJ — The editor-in-chief of a publishing company with five weekly newspapers in Monmouth County has been charged with possession of child pornography, following a legal search of his home, according to authorities.

Timothy Ronaldson, 35, of Cherry Hill has been charged with possession of child pornography, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and ...

Eggs Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination Sold in New Jersey

April 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC — Some 207 million eggs from a farm in Hyde County, N.C., have been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. The eggs were sold to consumers in nine states, including New Jersey, and there have been 22 illnesses reported to date, according to the Food & Drug Administration.

Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs because they have ...

One Confirmed Case of E. Coli in Monmouth County Linked to Chopped Romaine Lettuce

TRENTON, NJ — Chopped romaine lettuce grown in Arizona is likely the source of an E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least seven New Jersey residents, including one in Monmouth County, according to federal and state health officials.

No specific grower, supplier, distributor or brand has been blamed for the outbreak, which has affected 35 people in 11 states, according to the U.S.

Belmar and Lake Como

April 8, 2018

Belmar Police Department reported the following arrests occurred in Belmar and Lake Como from March 1, 2018 to March 31, 2018.

BELMAR

Todd Ewart, 36, of Neptune was charged with contempt on an outstanding warrant after his arrest on March 1 on 11th Avenue by Police Officer Anthony Steneck.

Misael Pacheca, 46, of Belmar was arrested on 10th Avenue on March 3 by Police Officer Nichole ...

MSD Students Create Uplifting Message to Raise Money for Families

April 16, 2018

PARKLAND, FL— Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

More than $7 million has been raised through the Broward Education Foundation's GoFundMe campaign, Stoneman Douglas Victims' Fund, to benefit of victims' families, survivors and those impacted by this horrific event.

See the ...