Edison, NJ — The newly elected and re-elected Middlesex County elected officials were sworn in on January 7th, 2020 at Middlesex County College located in Edison.
Among the congratulated elected officials were Sheriff Mildred Scott, Freeholder Charles Kenny, Freeholder Kenneth Armwood, and the Freeholder Board’s newly elected Freeholder, Claribel Azcona-Barber. The Board of Chosen Freeholders once again elected Director Ronald Rios to serve as the Director and Freeholder Kenneth Armwood to serve as the Deputy Director.
“Thank you to the voters of Middlesex County for your confidence in my ability to serve on the Board of Chosen Freeholders. You have again asked for representation that cares and is responsive to your needs. I pledge to live up to your expectations. I am humbled by the fact that you have elected the first Dominican woman to the Freeholder Board, not only here but in the entire state of New Jersey," said newly elected Freeholder Azcona-Barber.
The County Reorganization followed the swearing in ceremony where Director Rios reflected on the Boards accomplishments over the last few years and shared the Board’s agenda for the new year and beyond such as the official launch of the Middlesex County Department of Transportation and a new economic development strategy for 2020.
“In the year ahead, our County will continue to innovate and envision new possibilities to preserve and enhance the County’s tradition of excellence, and reputation as a premier destination for businesses, residents, and visitors,” stated Director Rios at the reorganization.