Edison, NJ  - Anthony Russomanno, Director of Public Works, is taking administrative leave, although the reasons for his departure, and whether he plans to return, are not known. Mr. Russomanno’s administrative leave began on Thursday, Aug. 1.

“In consultation with the Administration, Mr. Russomanno is taking administrative leave for the foreseeable future. Since this is a personnel matter, we will not discuss this in any further detail, except to wish Mr. Russomanno well,” Mayor Thomas Lankey said in a statement to TAPinto Edison.

Business Administrator Maureen Ruane will supervise the day-to-day operation of DPW according to a spokes person for the Township. 

Mr. Russomanno has not returned a request for comment.  His current salary is $115,000.