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Freeholders Make Presentation at Meeting on July 11, 2019

Release Date: July 11, 2019
The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting.

Freeholders Make Presentation at Meeting on July 10, 2019

NJAC Foundation – Investors Bank and PSEG Scholarship Award Winners
Zachary Smolder, NJAC Foundation – Investors Bank Scholarship Award 2019 Sussex County recipient, Emily Heiden, 2019 PSEG Scholarship offered through NJAC Foundation, with Freeholders Josh Hertzberg, Herb Yardley, and Sylvia Petillo


Freeholders Make Presentation at Meeting on June 26, 2019

Kayla Komnath and Herb Yardley
NJAC Foundation – Investors Bank Scholarship Award 2019 Sussex County recipient- Kayla Komnath with Herb Yardley

Freeholders with Mayor Frato
On June 26, 2019 the Board of Chosen Freeholders held their public meeting at the Branchville Borough Municipal Building. The Freeholders are seen here with Branchville Mayor Anthony Frato.


Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on June 12, 2019

Recognizing Restoration to Deckertown-Union Cemetery
Recognizing Restoration to Deckertown-Union Cemetery

Lorraine Hentz for her involvement with Older American's Day
Recognizing Lorraine Hentz for her involvement with Older American's Day

Sussex County Technical School Culinary Arts Program
Sussex County Technical School Culinary Arts Program - recognition for their Two Gold Medals at the New Jersey Association of Counties Conference

Sussex County 2019 Educational Support Professional- Kim Walsh
Sussex County 2019 Educational Support Professional- Kim Walsh

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of June 12, 2019.

PROCLAMATIONS/CERTIFICATES/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Proclamation
    1. Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Patrick Stevens
    2. Recognizing Restoration to Deckertown-Union Cemetery- presented by Herb Yardley
  2. Certificates of Recognition
    1. Lorraine Hentz for her involvement with Older American's Day
    2. Sussex County Technical School Culinary Arts Program- recognition for their Two Gold Medals at the New Jersey Association of Counties Conference
    3. Sussex County 2019 Educational Support Professional- Kim Walsh
  3. Presentation
    1. 2018 Audit

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on May 29, 2019

Freeholder George Graham with members of Sussex County Youth Tobacco Action Group
Freeholder George Graham with members of Sussex County Youth Tobacco Action Group and Ayla Bower and Tracy Storms-Mazzucco, Prevention Specialists at The Center for Prevention & Counseling

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of May 29, 2019.

PROCLAMATIONS/CERTIFICATES/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Proclamation
    1. Recognizing Restoration to Deckertown – Union Cemetery
    2. World No Tobacco Day
    3. Eagle Scout Recognition

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on May 15, 2019

Mental Health Month
Mental Health Month
Freeholder Deputy Director Sylvia Petillo, Cindy Armstrong, and Mental Health Volunteers

Older Americans Month
Older Americans Month
with Freeholder Director Herb Yardley, Lorraine Hentz, Director, Division of Senior Services, and Seniors

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of May 15, 2019.

PROCLAMATIONS/CERTIFICATES/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Proclamation
    1. Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Richard W. Proctor and Denis K. Raffay
    2. 2019 Older Americans Month
    3. May is Mental Health Month

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on April 24, 2019

Freeholder Dawn Fantasia with the Tick Squad
Lyme Disease Awareness Month
Freeholder Dawn Fantasia with the Tick Squad

Eagle Scouts Joshua Speizer and Christopher Schindelar- with Freeholder Deputy Director Sylvia Petillo
Eagle Scouts Joshua Speizer and Christopher Schindelar- with Freeholder Deputy Director Sylvia Petillo

Eric Risley, Herb Yardley, Paige Lockburner
Certificates of Participation in the NJ Mosquito Identification, Habitat Recognition, Biology, and Control Certification Exam
Paige Lockburner, Eric Risley and Freeholder Director Herb Yardley

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of April 24, 2019.

PROCLAMATIONS/CERTIFICATES/PRESENTATIONS

  1. Proclamation
    1. May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month- Doreen Edwards, Tick Squad accepting
    2. Eagle Scouts Joshua Speizer and Christopher Schindelar- Sylvia Petillo presenting
  2. Certificate of Recognition
    • Vernon Township Senior of the Year- Daniel M. Kadish, posthumously
  3. Presentation
    1. Lake Hopatcong Foundation Annual Presentation
    2. Paige Lockburner – Mosquito Control
    3. Certificates of Participation in the NJ Mosquito Identification, Habitat Recognition, Biology, and Control Certification Exams to Paige Lockburner, Eric Risley and Stephanie Scheider

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on April 10, 2019

Freeholder Josh Hertzberg and Sierra Agens
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation
Freeholder Josh Hertzberg and Sierra Agens - DASI

Freeholder Dawn Fantasia and Nick Loizzi
Wear Purple Day- April is Alcohol Awareness
Freeholder Dawn Fantasia and Nick Loizzi, Sussex County Municipal Alliance Coordinator

Freeholder Director Herb Yardley and Nicole Medina
Freeholder Director Herb Yardley and Nicole Medina, American Honey Princess

Freeholder Dawn Fantasia, Andrea Wehrenberg and Mark Rozek
National Telecomunicators' Week
Freeholder Dawn Fantasia, Andrea Wehrenberg and Mark Rozek

Teri Lyons and William Truran
Clerk of the Board Teri Lyons swears in William Truran as Sussex County Historian

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of April 10, 2019.

  1. Proclamations
    1. Sexual Assault Awareness Month Proclamation- Kailey Denzer-Weiler DASI
    2. Ginny's House Child Abuse Prevention Month- Kristi Young
    3. Wear Purple Day- April is Alcohol Awareness- Nick Loizzi
    4. Eagle Scout Courts of Honor for Joshua Speizer and Schindelar – Sylvia Presenting
    5. Nicole Medina Honey Princess- Nicole Medina
    6. National Telecomunicators' Week-Mark Rozek and Andrea Wehrenberg
  2. Presentations
    1. Dr. Jon Connolly, President, SCCC
    2. Byram Police Chief Zabita and Sparta Police Chief Spidaletto- Cram the Cruiser Food Drive

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on March 27, 2019

Girl Scout Week
MS Awareness Week – Jacky Stapel, Freeholder Director Herb Yardley and Tammy Quasius

Dawn Fantasia and Carolyn Zydel
Sussex County Crime Victims' Rights Week - Freeholder Dawn Fantasia and Carolyn Zydel, Sussex County Prosecutor's Office

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of March 27, 2019.

  1. Proclamations
    1. MS Awareness Week
    2. Sussex County Crime Victims' Rights Week
    3. Eagle Scout Courts of Honor
      1. Evan R. Peterson
      2. Anthony Pugliese
      3. Gregory Puszcz
      4. Hunter Roggero
      5. Joshua Williams
    4. Eagle Scout Courts of Honor
      1. Tyler Crowley
      2. Jacob Moser

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on March 13, 2019

Girl Scout Week
Recognizing March 10-16 as Girl Scout Week in Sussex County- Lynn Apolinaro accepting

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of March 13, 2019.

  1. Proclamations
    1. Recognizing March 10-16 as Girl Scout Week in Sussex County
    2. Recognizing Devan Heins for his achievement of the rank of Eagle Scout

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on February 27, 2019

March is Red Cross Month
March is Red Cross Month

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of February 27, 2019.

  1. Proclamations
    1. March is Red Cross Month- Ed Susco and Charlie Wortmann accepting
    2. National Nutrition Month 2019- Kelly Pearson
    3. The Chinkchewunska Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
      Birth Haven- Community Service Award
      Edward Vander Berg- Historic Preservation Medal
      Alicia Batko- History Award
      Gisell Smisko-Conservation Award
      Walpack Historical Society-Historic Preservation Recognition Award
      Audrey Magnus- Ramsey Cooper Memorial Award
    4. Recognizing Cody Jacob Farischon for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout
  2. Presentations
    1. Will Porter – Resolution that supports NJ State Library to continue funding
    2. Human Trafficking- Presented by Rev. Quinlan

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on January 23, 2019

Maureen Cianci, Sylvia Petillo
Proclamation in recognition of National Wear Red Day. Public Health Nurse Maureen Cianci and Freeholder Deputy Director Sylvia Petillo

George Graham, Wayne McCabe
Proclamation in Recognition of Wayne McCabe as Sussex County's Historian. Freeholder George Graham and Wayne McCabe

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of January 23, 2019.

  1. Proclamations
    1. In Recognition of February 2019 as "American Heart Month" and Friday, February 1, 2019 "National Wear Red Day®"
    2. In Recognition of Wayne McCabe as Sussex County's Historian
  2. Presentations
    1. Fiscal Year 2020 Local Concepts Development Grant to the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Freeholders Issue Proclamation at Meeting on November 7, 2018

George Graham, Lee Ellison
Proclamation that November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Freeholder George Graham and Lee Ellison

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of November 7, 2018.

  1. Proclamations
    1. National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
  2. Presentations
    1. Transparency Committee Findings and Recommendations
    2. Fund Balance – Elke Yetter, County Treasurer and Ray Sarinelli, County Auditor

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on October 24, 2018

George Graham, Tracy Storms-Mazzucco
Proclamation that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Freeholder George Graham and Tracy Storms-Mazzucco, Health Educator

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of October 24, 2018.

  1. Proclamations
    1. Salute to Veterans
    2. Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  2. Presentations
    1. Bill Kosinetz and Marge McCabe on Homeland Security Grant funding available to Board of Elections

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on October 10, 2018

Jamie Bernard, George Graham
Proclamation that October is National Domestic Violence Month. Jamie Bernard, Executive Director, DASI (Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services), Freeholder George Graham

Becky Carlson, Herb Yardley
Proclamation that October is Bullying Awareness Month. Becky Carlson, Executive Director, Center for Prevention & Counseling, Freeholder Herb Yardley

Dawn Penna, Carl Lazzaro
Proclamation that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Dawn Penna, representing Disability Services Advisory Council (DSAC) and Freeholder Carl Lazzaro

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of October 10, 2018.

  1. Proclamations
    1. National Domestic Violence Month
    2. Bullying Awareness Month
    3. National Disability Employment Awareness Month
  2. Presentations
    1. Gus Modla, Superintendent and Principal, Sussex County Technical School, Ways Sussex County Community College and Sussex County Technical School can partner on CTE education.

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on September 26, 2018

Freeholder Sylvia Petillo, Amanda Predmore and Trevor Hodgson
Proclamation that October is Sussex County Arts and Heritage Month. Freeholder Sylvia Petillo, Amanda Predmore and Trevor Hodgson

Freeholder Sylvia Petillo, Trevor Hodgson and Amanda Predmore
October 6th is Knock out Opioid Abuse Day. Nick Loizzi, Freeholder Carl Lazzaro, Ashley Brown

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of September 26, 2018.

  1. Proclamations
    1. October is Sussex County Arts and Heritage Month
    2. October 6th is Knock out Opioid Abuse Day
  2. Presentations
    1. Tick-Borne Illness- Doreen Edwards

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on September 12, 2018

Proclamation recognizing Ernie Kosa
Proclamation recognizing Ernie Kosa. Freeholder George Graham, Barbara Kosa, Karen Rinaldi (Kosa)

Proclamation recognizing Sussex County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year
Proclamation recognizing Sussex County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year. Valerie Quinn - Hopatcong Municipal Alliance Coordinator, Nick Loizzi, Freeholder Sylvia Petillo, John Young - Volunteer of the Year

Proclamation recognizing Recovery Month
Proclamation recognizing Recovery Month. Cindy Armstrong, Freeholder Carl Lazzaro, Becky Carlson, Annmarie Shafer, Nick Loizzi

Best of Show – Frankford 1st Place, Patti Bussow and Sharon Tufaro
Best of Show – Frankford 1st Place, Patti Bussow and Sharon Tufaro with Freeholder Herb Yardley

Stanhope Runner-Up- Ellen Horak and Linda Chirip
Stanhope Runner-Up- Ellen Horak and Linda Chirip with Freeholder Herb Yardley

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations and presentations at their meeting of September 12, 2018.

  1. Proclamations
    1. Proclamation recognizing Ernie Kosa
    2. Proclamation recognizing Girl Scouts Bronze Awards (18 Girl Scouts)
    3. Proclamation recognizing Sussex County Municipal Alliance Volunteer of the Year
    4. Proclamation recognizing Recovery Month
  2. Presentations
    1. Best of Show – Frankford 1st Place, Patti Bussow and Sharon Tufaro
    2. Stanhope Runner-Up- Ellen Horak and Linda Chirip

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on June 13, 2018

Proclamation in Memory of Judge Weber
Proclamation in Memory of Judge Weber

Proclamation in Recognition of Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
Proclamation in Recognition of Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council

Proclamation in Recognition of Elsa G. Gorordo's 100th Birthday
Proclamation in Recognition of Elsa G. Gorordo's 100th Birthday

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamation at their meeting of June 13, 2018.

  1. In Recognition of Ernie Hofer for his Years of Service
  2. In Recognition of Eagle Scout Michael Reidmiller
  3. In memory of Judge Weber
  4. In Recognition of Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council
  5. In Recognition of Elsa G. Gorordo's 100th Birthday

Freeholders Issue Proclamation at Meeting on May 23, 2018

Proclamation recognizing Fairview Lake YMCA Camps
Proclamation recognizing Fairview Lake YMCA Camps

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamation at their meeting of May 23, 2018.

  1. Proclamation recognizing Fairview Lake YMCA Camps

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on May 9, 2018

Proclamation recognizing May as Mental Health Month
Proclamation recognizing May as Mental Health Month

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of May 9, 2018.

  1. Proclamation recognizing Eagle Scout Anthony Mason
  2. Proclamation recognizing May as Mental Health Month
  3. Certificate of Recognition of Service for Ernie Hofer

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on April 25, 2018

Freeholder George Graham and Carol Novrit
Proclamation recognizing Autism Awareness
Carol Novrit, Administrator, Department of Health & Human Services and Freeholder George Graham

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of April 25, 2018.

  1. Proclamation recognizing May is Older American's Month
  2. Proclamation recognizing Vernon Township Senior of the Year
  3. Proclamation recognizing Autism Awareness

Freeholders Issue Proclamation and Presentations at Meeting on April 11, 2018

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of April as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of April 13th as Wear Purple Day for Alcohol Awareness

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of the Sussex Technical School Mustang's Bowling Team

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of Crime Victim's Rights Week

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of April 11, 2018.

  1. Proclamation in recognition of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
  2. Proclamation in recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month
  3. Proclamation in recognition of April as Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week
  4. Proclamation in recognition of April 13th as Wear Purple Day for Alcohol Awareness
  5. Proclamation in recognition of the Sussex Technical School Mustang's Bowling Team
  6. Proclamation in recognition of Crime Victim's Rights Week
  7. Proclamation in recognition of Eagle Scout Brian Hewitt and Kevin Saar

Freeholders Issue Proclamation and Presentations at Meeting on March 14, 2018

Freeholder George Graham and Girl Scouts
Proclamation in recognition of March 11-17, 2018 as Girl Scout Week

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of March 14, 2018.

  • Proclamation in recognition of March 11-17, 2018 as Girl Scout Week

Freeholders Issue Proclamation and Presentations at Meeting on February 28, 2018

Freeholder Carl Lazzaro and Red Cross Volunteers
Proclamation in recognition of March as American Red Cross Month

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of February 28, 2018.

  • Proclamation in recognition of March as American Red Cross Month
  • Proclamation in recognition of Robert E. Reilly earning the rank of Eagle Scout. (Proclamation already presented)
  • Proclamation in recognition of Mark J. Reilly earning the rank of Eagle Scout. (Proclamation already presented)
  • CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION - Betsy Reilly Sutherland, Grand Marshal 2018
  • PRESENTATION - Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, Attorneys At Law

Freeholders Issue Proclamation and Presentations at Meeting on January 24, 2018

Becky Carlson, Sylvia Petillo, Tina Aue, Natishia McKown
Proclamation in recognition of "National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®"
Becky Carlson, Executive Director, Center for Prevention & Counseling, Sylvia Petillo, Freeholder Deputy Director, Tina Aue, Director of Prevention Services, Center for Prevention & Counseling, Natishia McKown, Coalition Coordinator, Center for Prevention & Counseling

Walkill National Wildlife Refuge Rail Trail Program
Presentation on Walkill National Wildlife Refuge Rail Trail Program

The January 24, 2018 meeting also featured a presentation and an extended period of public comment on the Sussex County Skylands Ride program. View the meeting video here external link.


Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on December 13, 2017

Carl Lazzaro and Newton High School Football Team
Proclamation in recognition of Newton High School Football team winning the State Championships.
Carl Lazzaro, Freeholder Director with members of Newton High School Football Team (click picture for larger image)

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of December 13, 2017.

  • Proclamation in recognition of Newton High School Football team winning the State Championships.
  • Proclamation in recognition of Ken Odgers and his 45 years with the Franklin Band.
  • Proclamation in recognition of January 21-27 as Sussex County School Choice Week.
  • Certificate of Recognition for Welsey Shetlon as a retired Veteran from the U.S. Air Force who is now serving his community in a volunteer capacity as an EMT.
  • Certificate of Recognition to Dwane Banghart as Active Duty National Guard who is now serving his community in volunteer capacity as an EMT.

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on November 21, 2017

John Quinlan, Carl Lazzaro, Julia Quinlan
Proclamation in recognition of November 2017 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
John Quinlan, Carl Lazzaro, Freeholder Director, Julia Quinlan, Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of November 21, 2017.

  • Proclamation recognizing Dillon Arthur Roche earning the rank of Eagle Scout
  • Proclamation in recognition of November 2017 as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on October 25, 2017

George Graham, Lorraine Hentz, Herman Terpstra, Frank Arminio, Bill Robinson
Proclamation recognizing the 17th Annual "Salute to Military Veterans' Parade"
Freeholder George Graham, Lorraine Hentz, Director, Division of Senior Services, Herman Terpstra, Frank Arminio, Bill Robinson


Freeholders Issue Proclamations at Meeting on October 11, 2017

Tina Aue, George Graham, Becky Carlson
Proclamation recognizing October 18, 2017 as "Taking Flight to Change Day"
Tina Aue, Director of Prevention Services, Center for Prevention & Counseling, Freeholder George Graham, Becky Carlson, Executive Director, Center for Prevention & Counseling

Phil Crabb, Tracy Storms-Mazzucco
Proclamation recognizing October as "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month"
Freeholder Phil Crabb, Tracy Storms-Mazzucco, Health Educator, Sussex County Division of Health

Jamie Bernard, Jonathan Rose
Proclamation recognizing October as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month"
Jamie Bernard, Executive Director, DASI (Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services), Freeholder Jonathan Rose

George Graham, James McDonald III, Carl Lazzaro
The Board of Chosen Freeholders appointed James R. Mc Donald, III, M.S., as Health Officer to provide local public health services for the County of Sussex
Freeholder George Graham, James R. Mc Donald, III, M.S., Health Officer, Freeholder Director Carl Lazzaro

The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders issued the following proclamations, certificates and presentations at their meeting of October 11, 2017.

  • Proclamation recognizing October 18, 2017 as "Taking Flight to Change Day"
  • Proclamation recognizing October as "National Breast Cancer Awareness Month"
  • Proclamation recognizing October as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month"