Williams Named Acting Chatham Borough Administrator; Parikh Hired as Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant

Steve Williams takes his seat as the acting Chatham Borough administrator, replacing Bob Falzarano, who resigned to take a similar job in Harding Township Credits: TAP Chatham
Shelini Parikh was hired as Chatham Borough's new Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant Credits: TAP Chatham
Steve Williams moves in take over as Chatham Borough Administrator to fill the void left by Bob Falzarano, who resigned in April

CHATHAM, NJ - Steve Williams was appointed the acting administrator for Chatham Borough, replacing Robert Falzarano, at the Borough of Chatham Council meeting held Monday night.

Williams, who had been the assistant borough administrator, was hired on an interim basis, according to the resolution, and will fill the role of administrator through Dec. 31, 2017. He will receive an annual salary of $105,000, which will be pro-rated for the rest of the year.

In a related move, Shelini Parikh was appointed as the new Chatham Borough Deputy Clerk/Administrative Assistant at an annual salary of $43,000, which will be pro-rated through the rest of the year.

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Falzarano, who served as the Chatham Borough Administrator for the last 16 years, resigned in April to take a similar position with Harding Township.

The resolution appointing Williams as the acting administrator, calls for Williams to be "temporarily relieved of his duties as the Assistant Borough Administrator and the Fire Coordinator" and remain as the "Deputy OEM Coordinator, the Morris County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund Alternate Commissioner and the Municipal Housing Liaison."

Parikh comes over from the Borough of Watchung, where she was the administrative assistant.

Soon after his appointment was approved, Steve Williams gave his first report as the acting administrator


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