The Historic Borough of Flemington is governed
under the Borough form of government.
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Committees: Administration, Finance, Planning Board, Redevelopment, Streetscape (temporary)
Phil Greiner has lived in Flemington for 29 years. He has served on the Planning and Zoning Board since 2005. He was appointed to fill an unexpired term on the Borough Council in 2007. He was elected to Borough Council in 2010 and served there for four years until becoming the mayor in 2015. His council responsibilities included overseeing the land-use related functions of Planning Board, property maintenance, zoning, code enforcement, housing, and historic preservation. He was a member of several redevelopment committees since 2010. He served on the board of the Flemington Free Public Library and was a charter member of the steering committee to establish the Friends of the Library, where he is now a board member and treasurer. He also serves on the County Planning Board.
Phil has an engineering degree from the University of Delaware and two masters degrees from Stevens Institute of Technology. He grew up in Lancaster, PA. His corporate career was with AT&T for 35 years, which included living in St. Louis for three years and Houston for 10 years.
Married to his wife, Joan, for 42 years, he is the proud father of two daughters and has two grandchildren. One daughter and her family bought their first home and live right here in Flemington.
Term Expires: 2018
Committees: Animal Control, Library, Public Information, Redevelopment, Utilities, Streetscape (temporary), Global Ag (temporary)
Committees: Administration, Code Enforcement, Parks & Rec, Planning Board, Police
Committees: DPW (Chair), Finance, Parks & Rec, Shade Tree, Streetscape (temporary)
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
Committee Assignments: Beautification, Court, Fleming House, HPC
Committees: DIY, Fire & Rescue, Library, OEM, Global Ag (temporary)
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 2020
Committees: Animal Control, DPW, Environmental, Redevelopment, Schools
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.