The Historic Borough of Flemington is governed
under the Borough form of government.
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Committees: Library (renovation), DPW, Finance, Agway, Police, Planning Board, Streetscape
Betsy and her family have lived in Flemington since the mid-2000s and purchased a home on North Main Street in 2007. Betsy worked as a journalist for nearly thirty years and most recently was a news producer at CBS. She is currently working at a local retail outlet while finishing up a book. She graduated from Buffalo State College with a B.A. in broadcast journalism. Betsy grew up in the Village of Hamburg, famously known as the birthplace of the hamburger and epic snowfall amounts most winters. Betsy and her wife, Loretta, have two teenage boys who attend HCRHS.
Term Expires: 2022
Committees: DPW, Union Hotel Development, Schools, Administration, Code and Zoning, Animal Control
Michael Harris purchased his home on Main Street in 2004. He has worked in education since 1999 and as a school administrator for the last 12 years. Since 2007, Michael has also worked in private practice as a parents’ advocate for children with special needs including Autism; much of this work has been pro bono.
Term expires 2020
Committees: DPW, Finance, Parks and Recreation, Shade Tree, Utilities
John Gorman has lived in the borough for five decades, and is serving his 11th term on Borough Council. Throughout his years on council he has been deeply involved with the Department of Public Works and he has detailed knowledge of the borough's water and sewage infrastructure.
As Public Works Commissioner he has overseen construction and improvements to Flemington's streets, added new wells, and secured state funding for these initiatives.
Term Expires: 2019
Committees: Finance, Agway, Courts, Administration, FCP, Code and Zoning, Streetscape
Committees: Parks and Recreation, Shade Tree, Union Hotel Development, Agway, Planning Board, Schools, Environmental Commission
Chris is a science and special education teacher, and holds two master's degrees, in Philosophy and Education, from Loyola Marymount University and TCNJ, respectively. Chris has previously served as an AmeriCorps member, training volunteers to build homes for Habitat for Humanity, and is a long-time community activist, serving as a past board member for Montgomery Friends of Open Space, and as a member with the Delaware Riverkeeper Network, Sourlands Conservancy, and Sierra Club. Chris is currently restoring an 1875 Victorian home that has been in his family for decades, and wants to put his background in home restoration, education and environmental issues to work improving the quality of life for Borough residents.
Term Expires: 2021
Committees: DIY, Union Hotel Development, Fleming House, HPC, Administration, Public Information, FCP
Caitlin's career in nonprofit programming and operations uniquely connects her with the needs and resources of the Flemington and New Jersey communities. She is working to better engage residents, business owners, nonprofits, and governments to capitalize on the immense talent and resources in town. Caitlin first came to Flemington because it is her wife's hometown, with extended family still in or close to the borough. She has proudly made Flemington her home and is raising her family here because of its historical, walkable, and friendly community.