Fanwood Council Members Sworn In

Mayor Colleen Mahr, center front, and members of the Fanwood Council pose for a photo Thursday, Jan. 1st. The council members are, from left, Tom Kranz, Katherine Mitchell, Jack Molenaar, Russell Huegel, Kevin Boris, and Dan Levine. Credits: Brian Horton
Kevin Boris takes oath of office. Credits: Brian Horton
Russ Huegel takes oath of office. Credits: Brian Horton
Kathy Mitchell will serve as the Fanwood Borough Council President in 2015 Credits: Brian Horton
Councilman Kevin Boris and 2015 Borough Council President Kathy Mitchell before the Fanwood Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Credits: John Mooney
Russ Huegel with his sister and mom at a reception following the Fanwood Council's first meeting of 2015. Credits: John Mooney
Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr and Union County Freeholder Chris Hudak at a reception following the Fanwood Borough Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Credits: John Mooney
Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo and the borough's newest officer, Dan Kranz, at a reception following the Fanwood Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Credits: John Mooney

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Councilmen Russ Huegel and Kevin Boris were sworn in, and Councilwoman Katherine Mitchell was elected to be the Council's president in 2015 at Fanwood Borough Hall on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.

Mitchell, a Fanwood resident for more than 50 years, was first elected to Council in 1999 and is its longest-serving member. She has twice before served as president of the council.

Russ Huegel, with the help of his family, took the oath of office from Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr during the council meeting in Fanwood Thursday, Jan. 1. Huegel was the Council's president in 2014 and was re-elected in the November election.  Kevin Boris, also with the help of his family, took the oath of office during the council meeting. This is Boris' second term. He was re-elected in the November election.
Additionally, Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo announced department promotions and welcomed new members of the department.


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