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9:00 - 4:30


85 Harriot Avenue
Harrington Park, NJ 07640

Board of Health

Animal Control

Harrington Park has a contractual arrangement with Bergen County for Animal Control Services. To make a report contact the Harrington Park Police Department at 201-768-2100.

Registrar of Vital Statistics

To obtain birth, death, civic union, domestic partnership and marriage certificates that occur within Harrington Park contact the Harrington Park Borough Clerk at 201-768-1714, or email.

Board of Health Information

The Health Department oversees a wide range of services from wellness programs for pre-school children and senior citizens, to inspecting businesses for sanitation and food handling, to issuing cat licenses, and managing rodent control for the Borough.

Governing Body
The Board of Health is an autonomous board which consist of citizen members who meet several times a year to review the health department activities.

The Board Members of the Harrington Park Board of Health consist of volunteers: seven Members plus two Alternate Members. The Members and Alternate Member(s) are appointed by the Mayor, and approved by the Borough’s elected Council, in accordance with Chapter 8 of the Borough Code. Each Member of the Board serves a three-year term beginning on the 1st day of January of the year appointed. Any unexpired vacancy is filled for the remainder of the prior member’s term. Alternate Members are appointed annually for a one-year term.

The Board of Health meets at Borough Hall on the 1st Monday of the month (generally) five times a year: January, March, June, September, November.

The Board monitors the activities of the part-time Sanitarian Inspector who inspects all businesses that handle food, and investigates any health related compliants. The Board makes suggestions to Mayor and Council relating to such things as Smoke Free Zone, Cannabis ~ No Selling Enterprise Zone.

Board Members

Michelle Migliaccio
2019 - 2024

Chester Lee
2018 - 2026

Howard Lipton
2009 - 2026

Mary Oh
2011 - 2025

Gabrielle Weiner Karpati
2022 - 2025

John Szweda
2010 - 2024

Bruce Marshall
2021 - 2024

Christine Avillo, Alternate Member

William Blackinton, Councilman
2024 Liaison

Part-Time Staff

Annie Mongelia, Secretary
Office Phone: 201-768-8790
Hours: Mondays & Thursdays 10:00am-3pm

Lou Apa, Sanitarian, REHS
Phone: 201-248-9837 (for appointments)

Mr. Hansel Asmar, Health Officer
Phone: 201-634-2600

For Code Enforcement call Scott Wickersheim, Code Enforcement Official at 862-701-1882

Emergency Contact

Mental Health, Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Dial 988
Emergency: Dial 911


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