Borough of High Bridge ~ 97 West Main Street, High Bridge, NJ ~ Phone: 908.638.6455 ~ Fax: 908-638-9374

Borough Hall Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


2017 Mayor and Council

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Mayor Mark Desire; term expires 12/31/18

Councilwoman Lynn Hughes; term expires 12/31/19

Councilwoman Adrienne Shipps; term expires 12/31/17

Councilman Christopher Zappa; term expires 12/31/17

Councilman Stephen Strange; term expires 12/31/19

Councilman Keir LoIacono; term expires 12/31/18

Councilman Mike Stemple; term expires 12/31/18

The High Bridge Council meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month except for January, July, August, November and December. The meeting dates in 2017 are: January 5 (reorganization), January 12, January 26, February 9, February 23, March 9, March 23, April 13, April 27, May 11, May 25, June 8, June 22, July 20, August 17, September 14,  September 28,  October 12, October 26,  November 9,  December 14.

A reorganization meeting is held annually to set council meeting dates.

All meetings are open to the public and any issue or topic may be addressed during the “Public Comment” portions of the meeting. Everyone is cordially invited to participate. The Council meetings are listed on the High Bridge Community Events Calendar for your convenience.

High Bridge Council Meeting Agendas and Minutes

High Bridge Council Meeting agendas and minutes can be found in Council Agendas and Meeting Minutes under the Documents and Forms tab in the navigational menu.


Oath of Office

I (state your name) do solemnly swear, that I will support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of the State of New Jersey, and the Ordinances of the Borough of High Bridge;

that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same and the Government established in the United States and in this State, under the Authority of the people. That I will faithfully, impartially and justly perform all the duties of the office of (office or position) according to the best of my ability. (So help me God).*

*Person taking oath has the option of including “So help me God,” if he/she so desires.