Borough Administrator

Our staff

Alex Torpey
Borough Administrator
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Lynn Hemmer
Administrative Assistant
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Our Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm

Tuesday 8:30am - 8pm

Friday 8:30am - 12pm



Important Information

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The office of the Borough Administrator is charged with the full-time management of Borough operations. The Borough Administrator acts as the Borough's COO/CAO, and provides financial oversight, implements policy and programs on behalf of the Mayor and Council, liaises with external organizations, individuals, and governments, and provide a variety of services to support Borough operations. 

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About Administrator Alex Torpey

Alex Torpey is a public servant, consultant, and professor who specializes in public management, governance, elections, leadership development, strategic decision making, budget control, organizational development, communications, and planning.

Alex is the former mayor (Village President) of South Orange, Essex County, the founder of Veracity Media LLC, and is currently a visiting professor of governance and technology at Seton Hall University where he teaches in the Master of Public Administration program. 

Alex received his BA from Hampshire College and his MPA from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. 

Outside of his deep passion for better governance, management, and leadership development, Alex enjoys traveling, cooking, music, fishing, reading, writing, outdoor hiking/camping, photography and talking about philosophy.