HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The election of David Gumbrecht as Hasbrouck Heights Fire Chief was acknowledged by the Borough Council at their meeting Tuesday evening on Borough Hall. 

The Council had the election results read into the record at the meeting from a letter addressing the 2020 Fire Department Election of Officers from current Fire Chief Angelo Roccamo, who is retiring at the end of the year.

Fire Chief:                          David Gumbrecht

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First Assistant Chief:          Timothy Moots

Second Assistant Chief:     Patrick Hayes

Secretary:                           Edward Mucha

Treasurer                            Michael Rutkowski

HHFD Captain:                   Michael Greco

HHFD Lieutenants:             Marc Nazeh

                                           C. William Raimondo

                                           Scott Raimondo

EMS Captain                     John Riordan

EMS Lieutenant                Hipen Shah


Other communications included a request from the Rotary Club to donate a bench to the Borough and have it placed outside of the Senior Center, and a letter from Bergen County Executive James Tedesco inviting the community to participate in Bergen County’s Winter Wonderland events.

The following was passed as part of the consent agenda

188. Approved a refund for 2010 and 2011 Taxes that were overpaid as a result of a Tax Court judgment for 244 Boulevard in the amount of $3,744.94  

189:  Approved a Community Development Block Grant for Automatic Doors and Openers to be installed at Municipal Building and Public Safety Building in the amount of $102,300.  

190:  Approved 2019/2020 Dealer Licenses for Commercial Sales of Certain Motor Vehicles to AutoMall, NJ, LLC, 101 Industrial Avenue, Suite 101

Three ordinances on introduction to the “fix the salary and compensation of certain officers and employees of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights for the year 2019, were introduced.  

Councilman Chris Hillmann voted against the third resolution, which was to set the salary for the Chief of Police.  The other two resolutions were passed unanimously.


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