UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and Assemblywoman Linda Carter presented a resolution to Vice Chair Al Mirabella to congratulate him on being inducted into the New Jersey Association of Counties’ inaugural Freeholder Hall of Fame in recognition of his 20 years of service in Union County.
Mirabella, a Fanwood resident and currently the Scotch Plains Township Manager, was first elected as a Freeholder in 1997. He has led initiatives to preserve hundreds of acres of open space, expand park space, create new recreational facilities for youth, grow the County’s various educational institutions, create the state’s first Office on LGBTQ Affairs, expand services to those with special needs, and create new workforce and economic development initiatives.
"I was honored, blessed and humbled with my induction to the New jersey Association Freeholder Hall of Fame and very appreciative of my colleagues for further honoring me with this resolution," said Mirabella in an interivew with TAPintoSPF. "I share this award with all the Freeholders I served with, past and present, as we have been and are an excellent team. I also thank the residents and voters of Union County for the faith they have bestowed in me over my many years in office."
"Being a Freeholder in Union County continues to be a tremendous honor and I’ll continue to work hard for our residents," added Mirabella, who also thanked his wife, Phyllis, and children, Alex and Micayla, for their unwavering love and support.