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Nicholas H. Cost has served as both Mayor and Council Member over his many years of service beginning in July 2003. Currently serving as Council President, Mr. Cost is responsible for overseeing all Committees as well as the day-to-day operations of the Borough.
Bernard F. Scalzo has served since December 2002, replacing his father who had served since 1997. Mr. Scalzo serves as Chair of the Public Works/Streets Committee. He also serves on the Budget & Finance Committee as well as the Personnel Committee.
Christopher DeGonzague has served on the council since February 2014. Mr. DeGonzague serves as chair of the Safety Committee. He also serves as a member of the Sewer/Garbage Hearing Board and Emergency Management Co-Cordinator.
Joann Matarese began her service in March 2011. Mrs. Matarese serves as chair of the Personnel Committee. She also lends her experience to the Finance & Budget Committee.
Robert Lesjack took his seat on council in April 2016. Mr. Lesjack serves as chair to the Buildings & Grounds Committee and was instrumental in the Borough Building interior renovations on the second & third floors.
Amy Bean began her service to the Borough in January, 2018. Ms. Bean serves as Chair on the Community & Economic Development Committee and also serves on with the Personnel Committee.
Tracey Lazier took office in January 2018 to serve a four year term. Mrs. Lazier chairs the Parks & Recreation Committee and serves as liaison to Council for the Parks & Recreation Board.
Paul E. Smith, Esq. has served Forest City Borough as our Solicitor since 2006
Sharon M. Vannan has been with the Borough since July 2010. Her duties include payroll, purchasing, budgeting, and other administrative related duties.
Cindy Stone began her service to the Borough in August 2010. Her duties include sewer billing and collections as well as providing her zoning expertise.