Mayor & Council

The Borough of Rockaway government consists of an elected mayor and six elected council members. The mayor serves a four-year term, and each year two council members are elected to three-year terms.


 2020 Mayor and Council Meetings

 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 Mayor and Council Agendas and Minutes




2020 Members of the Governing Body

Honorable Thomas Mulligan, Mayor (term expires 12/31/23)


Borough Council Members

Russell Greuter (term expires 12/21/22)

Thomas Haynes (term expires 12/31/21)

James Hurley (term expires 12/31/21)

Patrick McDonald (term expires 12/31/20)

Robert Smith (term expires 12/31/22)


Mayor and Council Meetings

Council meetings, which are held at the Community Center, 21-25 Union Street, begin at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public. Regular meetings are held the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. 


2020 Standing Committees of Council


Finance & License Committee
James Hurley - Chairperson
 Patrick McDonald and (vacant), Members


Fire Committee
(vacant) - Chairperson
 Russell Greuter and Thomas Haynes, Members


Ordinance Committee
Robert Smith - Chairperson
Russell Greuter and James Hurley, Members 


Personnel Committee
Patrick McDonald - Chairperson
Thomas Haynes and James Hurley, Members


Public Safety Committee
Russell Greuter - Chairperson
Robert Smith and (vacant), Members


Public Utility and Works Committee
Thomas Haynes - Chairperson
Patrick McDonald and Robert Smith, Members





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