Holding the line on taxes – No tax increase in the 2022 budget
Supporting small business - Provided over $55 million assistance to small businesses
Caring for our most vulnerable - Eliminated chronic and veteran homelessness in Bergen County
Investing in infrastructure – Paving roads, rebuilding bridges, installing broadband, and upgrading our County Parks
Supporting education - Restored education funding cut by previous administration and increased allocation seven years in a row
46 year volunteer firefighter. Father of three. Proud grandfather of six. Lifelong Bergen County resident.
Jim Tedesco has overseen the transformation and modernization of county government, using innovative and hands-on leadership to improve community services and address today's issues more effectively. A first responder for 45 years, he led Bergen County through the COVID pandemic and ensured we rebounded quickly, with a bright future.
County Commissioner Tom Sullivan
A champion for Bergen County's working families as President of IBEW 164 and the Bergen County Building Trades, Tom Sullivan has fought to expand job training opportunities and ensured investments were made to fix dangerous roads and bridges.
County Commissioner Mary Amoroso
A former investigative and Emmy winning reporter, Mary Amoroso has increased transparency and accessibility in county government and fought to expand essential services for seniors.
County Commissioner Germaine Ortiz
The first Latina to lead the Board as Chairwoman, Germaine Ortiz draws from her finance background as a determined watchdog for taxpayers. A former trustee to Bergen Community College, she's made supporting our schools a top priority.
A Commissioner is a legislator on the county level. The Commissioners act as the county's legislative body, much as the U.S. Congress or the State Legislature. The board provides a check on the executive's authority and acts as a formulator of policy.