The new year brought no changes to the governing body, but Mayor Russell Felter announced a number of appointments, including
- Township Attorney: Lawrence Cohen (34th year in the job)
- Planning Board: Dr. Clifford Williams, James Hine and William Craig
- Environmental Commission: Patricia Curley
- Cable TV Commission: Jan Dunham and Tom Hantson
Still vacant are five youth seats on the Municipal Alliance and a position on the recreation advisory board.
Council President Richard Yocum announced council appointments, including Board of Adjustment members William Kramer, Robert Vanderploeg Jr., Patricia Longreglia and Tracie Anderson; Deputy Clerk Maria Pirvirotto, Lake Hopatcong Commission alternate Robert Mitchko; and Sussex County Water Quality Board, Jeff Elam and Richard Tuttle, the article said.