COUNCIL MEMBERS

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COUNCIL PRESIDENT

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.

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VICE PRESIDENT

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.

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PRESIDENT PRO-TEM

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.

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JOANN MATARESE

Joann Matarese began her service in January 2015. Ms. Matarese serves as chair of the Personnel Committee. She also lends her experience to the Finance & Budget Committee.


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ROBERT L. LESJACK

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.

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TRACEY A. LAZIER

 Tracey Lazier took office in January 2018 to serve a four year term.  Mrs. Lazier chairs the Community & Economic Development Committee and serves on the newly created Parks & Recreation Board.  

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AMY T. BEAN

Amy Bean began her service to the Borough in January, 2018. Ms. Bean serves as Chair to the Parks Committee and works with the Personnel Committee.   

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APPOINTED OFFICIALS

BOROUGH SOLICITOR

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 Paul E. Smith, Esq. has served Forest City Borough as our Solicitor since 2006  

SECRETARY/TREASURER

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Sharon M. Vannan has been with the Borough since July 2010.  Her duties include payroll, purchasing, budgeting, and other administrative related duties.

ZONING OFFICER

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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.