Borough of Woodland Park
 
 
Office Hours
 
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Monday evening
6 – 8 pm
 
 
 
Office Hours
 
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
Monday evening
6 – 8 pm
 
 
 
Library Hours
 
Monday thru Thursday
10 am – 8 pm
 
Friday

10 pm – 5 pm
 
Saturday
10 am – 3 pm
 
(Summers: 10–1)
 
Sunday
Noon – 3 pm

(Summers: closed)
 
 
 
Other Services:
 
     Board meetings are held in several locations within the Municipal Building at 5 Brophy Lane. Most boards hold one meeting per month. However, circumstances sometimes require that several Planning Board or Board of Adjustment meetings be scheduled to allow for extensive presentations and testimony.  
     
  The descriptions below are offered for general information and
are not intended to provide an official document of municipal services.
 
     
  Planning Board
Meetings:  Every 2nd Monday (except Dec., which is 1st Mon.) at 7:30 pm
Members:  Nine, plus the Mayor and two alternates
Board Secretary:  Arlene Kazmark, 973-345-8100 ext. 103
E-mail Address:  zoningandplanning@wpnj.us
Board Attorney:  Joseph Wenzel
Engineer: Nordan Murphy, Alaimo Group
Planner:  Kathryn Gregory, Gregory Associates
Master Plan: Adopted Jan. 9, 2012   
( PDF )
General Powers and Duties:
  • Make and adopt and, from time to time, amend the master plan for the physical
    development of the Borough;
  • Administer the provisions of the Land Subdivision and Site Plan Review ordinances
    of the Borough in accordance with their provisions and the Municipal Land Use Law;
  • Consider and report to the Municipal Council within 35 days after referral as to any
    proposed development regulation submitted to it, and pass upon other matters
    specifically referred to the Board by the Council;
  • When reviewing an application, grant approval of a subdivision site plan or conditional
    use to the same extent and subject to the same restrictions as the Board of Adjustment;
  • Give site plan review and approval in accord with standards set forth by state statute.
 
  Members Title Term  
 

Pat Lepore
A. Keith Tanski
Keith Kazmark
Lisa Vaineri-Marshall
Gary Holloway
Thomas Webb
Arthur Minsky
Bill Karp
Sherry Van Dyk
Thomas Adamo
Robert Brigati
Steve Fazio

Chairman (Class II Mem.)
Vice-Chairman (Class IV Mem.)
Class I Mayor
Mayor’s Delegate
Class III Council
Class IV Member
Class IV Member
Class IV Member
Class IV Member
Class IV Member
Alternate Member #1
Alternate Member #2

1-year
4-year
Length of office
Pleasure of the Mayor
1-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
2-year
2-year
 
     
  Board of Adjustment (also referred to as the Zoning Board)
Meetings:  Every fourth Monday (except Dec., which is 2nd Mon.) at 7:30 pm
Members:  Seven, plus two alternates
Board Secretary:  Arlene Kazmark, 973-345-8100 ext. 103
E-mail Address:  zoningandplanning@wpnj.us
Board Attorney:  John Fiorello, Esq.
Engineer:  Thomas Solfaro, Neglia Engineering
Planner:  Robert Perry, Remington & Vernick
Powers Granted by Law:
  The Zoning Board of Adjustments, in accordance with state statute, are:
  • Hear and decide appeals where errors are alleged in the enforcement of the zoning
    ordinance by a Borough official;
  • Hear and decide requests for interpretation of the zoning map or ordinance;
  • Grant a variance to allow a structure or use in a zoning district restricted against
    such structure or use, but only with the approval of at least two-thirds of the Board;
  • Refer a zoning application to the Planning Board for a report.
Appeals:
  An appeal from any decision of the Zoning Board of Adjustment approving an application
  for development, pursuant to state statute, must be filed within 10 days of the date of
  publication the Board’s decision.
 
  Members Title Term  
 

Ruth Patterson
Z. Russel Juzdan
Lisa Vainieri-Marshall
Philip DiCristina
Brian Holland
Timothy Bargeil
Joseph Pascrell
Sean Lijoi
Robert Githens

Chairwoman
Vice-Chairman
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Alternate #1
Alternate #2
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
4-year
2-year
2-year
 
     
  Board of Health
Meetings:  Quarterly, on 4th Monday of month
Members:
  Seven
Board Secretary:  Courtney Fitzpatrick, 973-345-8100 ext. 203
Health Registrar:
  Courtney Fitzpatrick, 973-345-8100 ext. 203
E-mail Address:  healthregistrar@wpnj.us
Sanitary Inspector:  Darsis Cotto
Registered Nurse:  Kathryn Quigley
 
  Members Title Term  
  Barbara Mulroony
Kathryn Margherita
Terry Olivo
Irene Pospiech
Mark Salemi
Anna Mae Kiss
Judith Cohen
President
Vice-President
Member
Member
Member
Member

Member
3-year
3-year
3-year
3-year
3-year
3-year

3-year
 
     
  Library Board
Meetings:  Every 3rd Monday
Members:  Seven Board of Trustees, plus Mayor
Director:  Anne Krautheim, 973-345-8120
E-mail Address:  krautheimanne@palsplus.org
 
  Members Title Term  
 

Maureen Mingione
Mary Holloway
Sandra Hartman
Charlene D'Amico
Frederick Lijoi

Keith Kazmark
Bernadette Lawler
Dr. Michele Pillari
Rosamary Ficarra

President
Treasurer
Secretary
Member
Member
Mayor
Mayors’ Delegate
Superintendent of Schools
Member (School Supt.'s Delegate)

5-year
5-year
5-year
5-year
5-year
Length of office
Pleasure of the Mayor
Concurrent
Pleasure of School Supt.

 
     
  Municipal Alliance Against Drugs, Alcohol & Tobaco Abuse
 
  Members Title  Term  
 

Patricia Murray
Dina Bargiel
Michele Bolen
Keith Kazmark
Alexander Sypniewski
Amy Pellegrini

Tim Bargiel
Tony Galietti
John Uzzalino
Dr. Michele Pillari
Tom Bolen
Laura Van Winkle
Lori Brigati
Patrick Murray
Thomas Minnella
Darlene Monochello
Sam Yodice, Jr.
Charlene D'Amico
Carmella D’Angelo
Drew Celentano
Teresa DeStefano
Irene Macones
Sam Gencarelli

Chairperson
Vice-Chairperson (WP Bd of Ed)
Coordinator
Mayor
Liaison to W.P. School District
Recreation Liaison/Secretary
Treasurer
Chief of WPPD
WPPD Detective
W.P. Supt. of Schools

W.P. Board of Education
PVHS Board of Education
PVHS Board of Education
Passaic County Sheriffs Dept.
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Member
Business Owner
Business Owner

1-year
1-year
1-year
Length of office
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
1-year
 
     
  Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Committee
Meetings:  Four times per year
Members:  Two, plus three appointed officials
  The registered voters of the Borough of West Paterson, as the borough was known in 2006, approved a referendum to establish, as per Ordinance #05-06, an annual levy at the rate of  $ .01 per every $100 dollars of property value of real property located in the Borough and to annually appropriate that revenue for any or all the following purposes or any combination thereof:
  • Acquisition of land for recreation and conservation purposes;
  • Development of land acquired for recreation and conservation purposes;
  • Maintenance of land acquired for recreation and conservation purposes;
  • Preservation of historic properties, structures, facilities, sites, areas or objects and the
    acquisition of such properties, structures, facilities, sites, areas or objects;
  • Payment of debt service on indebtedness issued or incurred by the Borough for any of
    the purposes set forth above.
  Amounts raised by the levy pursuant to ordinance are deposited into the “Municipal Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund”, which is an interest-bearing account.
  By ordinance, the committe is comprised of five members that shall review, prioritize, and make recommendations to the Mayor and Council on the funding of qualifying projects.
 
  Members Title Term  
  Rita Pascrell

Gary Holloway
Lou Taylor, Sr.
Thomas Minnella
Sam Yodice, Jr.
Chairman, Recreation &
Community Relations Committee
Class III Planning Board Member
Recreation Coordinator
Member
Member

Length of appointment

Length of appointment
Length of appointment
1-year
1-year
 
     
 

Cedar Grove, Little Falls, Woodland Park
Passaic Valley Regional Flood Control Board and Facility
Participating Municipalities: Township of Cedar Grove, Township of Little Falls, and Borough of Woodland Park
Meetings:
Every 2nd Thursday, except July and August
Members: Three from each municipality. Chairmanship rotates annually between all three municipalities.
Secretary: Dorothy O'Haire, 973-890-7278
Chairman: Thomas Minnella (Woodland Park)

Vice-Chairman: Nicholas Agnoli (Little Falls)
  The Board is charged with the overall management of the surface water of the Passaic River and the Peckman River Basins. To do so, its members review potential acquisition, construction, financing, improvement, maintenance and operation of flood control facilities and make recommendations to the governing bodies of Cedar Grove, Little Falls and Woodland Park, along with other officials.
  Additionally, the Board
shall jointly purchase, construct, improve, extend, enlarge or reconstruct flood control facilities on behalf of its member local units subject to the approval of the council or governing body of each of the member municipalities.

 
  Woodland Park Members Title Term  
  Thomas Minnella
Tracy Kallert
Angela Jones
Leonard T. Schaefer, Sr.

Chairman
W.P. Member
W.P. Member
W.P. Alternate

1-year of 3-year
3-year
3-year
3-year
 
     
  Board of Assistance
Ordinance expired December 31, 2005.
Passaic County Dept. of Social Services:
  Call: 973-881-8546 - or - Click here: www.passaiccountynj.org
 
     
  Rent Leveling Board
  By ordinance, adopted March 1, 2006, the Municipal Council was granted all powers necessary and appropriate to carry out and execute the purpose of this chapter including but
not limited to the following:
  • To issue and promulgate the rules and regulations establish in Ordinance #06-02, which
    have the force of the law.
  • To supply information and assistance to landlords and tenants to help them comply with
    the provisions of the ordinance.
  • To hold hearings and adjudicate applications from landlords for additional rental as
    determined by in sections of the ordinance. The Municipal Council must give reasonable
    opportunity to both landlord and tenant to be heard before making any determination.
  • The Mayor is authorized to appoint and employ a Rent Leveling Clerk whose powers
    and duties are to be prescribed by the Municipal Council.
  • Rental issues are to be handled by the Municipal Council, with an attorney appointed by
     the Mayor who advises the Municipal Council.
Rent Leveling Clerk:  Kevin Galland
Rent Leveling Issues Attorney:  Al Buglione
 
  State Regulations on Renting:
  Contact the N.J. Dept. of Community Affairs
  Call: 609-292-2839 - or - Click here: www.nj.gov/dca/tenantrights.shtml
State Publications on Renting:
  “Truth In Renting Act”
     Click here: www.state.nj.us/dca/codes/lt/pdf/truth%20_rent_act.pdf
  “9th Edition of Truth In Renting”
     Click here: www.nj.gov/dca/codes/lt/pdf/t_i_r.pdf
  “Fair Eviction Act”
     Click here: www.state.nj.us/dca/codes/lt/pdf/fair_evicti_notice.pdf
 
     
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