NEWARK NJ - Brendan Gill was sworn in as Vice President of the Essex County Board Of Chosen Freeholders in a ceremony at the Essex County Courthouse on Wednesday evening. 

"It is an honor and privilege to serve the residents and my neighbors each and every day" Gill stated afterward. 

The office of Vice President, like that of the President of the Chosen Freeholders, is a one year term. Both  may be re-elected to successive terms.