Holman, Kass Get the "Chair" at Final Chatham Borough Council Meeting

Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris with the personalized captain's chair presented to council member John Holman Credits: TAP Chatham
John Holman, who served six years on the council, at his final meeting Credits: TAP Chatham
Alida Kass, who stepped in to complete the unexpired term of Len Resto, has completed her tenure on the Chatham Borough Council Credits: TAP Chatham
Len Resto and Peter Hoffman, who will officially become members of the Borough of Chatham Council in January Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - John Holman gave up his seat on the Borough of Chatham Council, but he still took home a chair after he attended his final meeting on Monday night.

Departing council members Alida Kass and Holman were each honored with resolutions for exemplary service to the council and received a personalized "captain's chair" as an outgoing gift. According to Chatham Borough Mayor Bruce Harris, the chairs were the old ones used by previous council members.

Holman was praised for his six years of service to the council, which included his participation as a council liaison on numerous committees, including the Pilgrim Pipeline Advisory Committee. 

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Kass, who also served as a liaison on a long list of committees, joined the council in November of 2013 to fill the unexpired term of Len Resto, who had accepted a job out of state. 

Kass and Holman decided not to run for re-election and their seats will be filled by Resto, who has returned to Chatham, and Peter Hoffman. Resto and Hoffman won their Republican Primary elections in June and ran unopposed in November.

Council member Jim Lonergan reads resolution in honor of outgoing council member John Holman





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