Borough Seeking to Fill Seats on Municipal Boards and Commissions

Residents interested in serving on a board or commission should complete the Fair Lawn Citizen Leadership Form available on the borough website

In recent months, Fair Lawn's have come under fire from residents for granting variances and .

The issue came to a head at , when  repeatedly took the boards to task for allowing "overdevelopment," to occur in Fair Lawn, specifically citing the approval of a "McMansion" on Fair Lawn Avenue and a mixed-use building going up on River Road by the .

On the other hand, Democrats, including , have repeatedly defended the boards, which are bipartisan and composed of volunteers from the community.

Whether you've been pleased or displeased with the boards' decisions of late, the borough is putting a call out for individuals interested in volunteering to serve on its municipal authorities, boards and/or commissions. 

Residents interested in applying to serve should access and complete the Borough of Fair Lawn Citizen Leadership Form under the Downloadable Documents/Forms section of the Borough’s home page and submit the completed form to the for forwarding to the Governing Body for consideration. 

If you have any questions as to the process, please contact the at (201) 794-5340.



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