RANDOLPH, NJ- Last week, the Randolph Township Council held their annual reorganization meeting. The Randolph Township Council selected a new Mayor as well as Deputy Mayor.

Mayor James Loveys nominated Deputy Mayor Christine Carey as the new Mayor of Randolph for 2020. Carey was unanimously elected as Mayor, while Joanne Veech was elected as Deputy Mayor. Ira Cohen was also sworn in as Randolph Township Judge.

Mayor Christine Carey shared some words about Loveys, “He is an extremely thoughtful and thorough person,” and she continued, “he loves meeting people.” Carey also added that Loveys read every word before making a decision on something and that he wanted to thoroughly understand the concerns in the community.

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James Loveys also addressed the audience, “It has been an honor and privilege to serve this community as Mayor in 2019. I want to thank the Council colleagues as well as the Randolph residents for providing me the opportunity to do so.” Loveys’ wife Karen and daughter Abby were in attendance, and Former Mayor Loveys said, “Without your support and understanding, this commitment to service would be impossible.”

Loveys reviewed some accomplishments over the past year, which included infrastructure improvements, several ordinance adoptions, and holiday decorations on Sussex Turnpike.

Mayor Christine Carey addressed the public as well, “Thank you to all of the family members, friends, staff, and elected officials who have come here today to be a part of this reorganization meeting. I especially want to thank my husband Frank and my sons, Nick and Joey, for being here tonight to support me,” and Carey stated, “It is such an honor and a privilege to serve as the mayor of Randolph in 2020. I am really looking forward to a very rewarding and productive year.”