Mayor Barberio Returns and Takes Oath of Office with New Councilmen Musella and Neglia

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PARSIPPANY — On New Year’s Day, Parsippany residents received a new Mayor along with two new Councilmen.  At noon, Councilmen Justin Musella and Frank Neglia took their oath of office followed by Mayor Jamie Barberio.

Councilman Frank Neglia, Councilman Justin Musella, and Mayor Jamie Barberio

The municipal building was packed with family, politicians, and well-wishers.  The meeting was called to order by Township Clerk Khaled Madin, who also asked everyone to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance, before kicking off the official meeting.

Shortly afterward, Reverend Bragg commenced the invocation.

Senator Joe Pennacchio administered the Oath of Office to Justin Musella. Musella was accompanied by his fiancé Courtney Pirone who held the Bible.

Councilman Justin Musella was sworn-in first.  He was accompanied by his fiancé Courtney Pirone who held the Bible.  Senator Joe Pennacchio had the honor of administering his oath of office.  Musella’s large family was in the audience beaming with pride.

Councilman Frank Neglia’s oath was administered by Board of Education Attorney Katherine Gilfillan.

Next up was Councilman Frank Neglia who was accompanied by his family including his wife Sandy and his mom and kids.  His oath was administered by Board of Education Attorney Katherine Gilfillan.

Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi administered the oath of office to Mayor Barberio. Angela Barberio held the bible while he was sworn in.

When it came time to swear in the new Mayor, Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi joined in as she administered the oath of office to Mayor Barberio.  The Mayor was also accompanied by his daughter Angela who held the bible while he was sworn in.

Mayor Barberio signs the “Oath of Allegiance.” Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi and Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Clerk Khaled Madin look on.

All three new officials addressed the public mentioning their desire to bring back “Pride in Parsippany.”  Mayor Barberio emotionally thanked everyone who helped him reach his goal, four years in the making, of returning to the town hall to be Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor.

Township Clerk Khaled Madin with Mayor James Barberio
The municipal building was packed with family, politicians, and well-wishers
The municipal building was packed with family, politicians, and well-wishers
Mayor James Barberio, Councilman Paul Carifi, Jr., Councilman Justin Musella, Council President Michael dePierro, Councilman Frank Neglia, and Council Vice President Loretta Gragnani