RELEASE: Gottheimer Swears in Closter Councilmembers, Councilwoman Jannie Chung and Council President Alissa Latner

Jan 04, 2022
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Gottheimer administers the oath of office for Closter councilwoman Jannie Chung

CLOSTER, NJ — On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) administered the oath of office for Closter Councilwoman Jannie Chung and Council President Alissa Latner.

In Closter, Gottheimer was also joined by Closter Mayor John Glidden, Councilman Joe Yammarino, Councilwoman Dolores Witko, Councilman Scott Devlin, Councilwoman Victoria Amitai, families and friends, and community members in Closter.

Gottheimer also honored Ed Rogan — former Councilmember, Mayor of Closter, and Borough Counsel for the last 25 years — who passed away over the holiday.

“Those taking this oath today have been entrusted with the most fundamental duties of government: making sure our roads are paved, ensuring there is clean water, and keeping our families safe. This is a solemn duty — to govern and to lead — especially today with COVID variants still running rampant, with our economy reopening and small businesses getting back on their feet, our kids back in school, and as we all work to make life more affordable for our families and seniors,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5).

Gottheimer noted, “It’s inspiring to see Councilwoman Chungs’s nonstop, go-get-em attitude that encapsulates her problem-solving abilities and commitment to Closter. As we head into 2022, I am so glad Jannie is looking for more ways to support our seniors — a core Jersey Value — as well as increasing transparency with residents, getting rid of burdensome and unhelpful red tape, and so much more. I can’t wait to work with her throughout her next term, because I know Jannie will continue making positive impacts everywhere she looks.”

Gottheimer also highlighted, “Council President Alissa Latner has served her past four terms on the council with a tenacious, supportive, and determined mindset that has enabled her to make meaningful changes for Closter. I know in her fifth term she will continue working to ensure community members’ voices are heard, no matter how large or small their issues may be and will continue fighting to open the Blanch Avenue Bridge, to provide normalcy as we recover from the pandemic, and to find FEMA grants to address flooding issues and clawback our tax dollars.” 

Gottheimer administers the oath of office for Closter Council President Alissa Latner

Gottheimer with council members

Gottheimer with council members

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