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Recreation Commission (§11-13 - §11-18)

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The Recreation Commission consists of seven (7) members whom are United States Citizens and residents of the Borough of Leonia. The members of the Commission are appointed by the Mayor of the Borough with the Advice and consent of the Borough Council. There are two (2) alternate members designated at the time of appointment as Alternate No. I, and Alternate No. II. The terms of the alternate members shall be for five (5) years. The Commissioners first appointed shall be appointed for the following terms: one (1) member for five (5) years, one (1) member for four (4) years, two (2) members for three (3) years, two (2) members for two (2) years and one member for one (1) year. The term of office of each appointee shall commence on the 1st day of January and shall expire on the 31st day of December in the appropriate year. All Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. No Commissioner shall service for more then two (2) consecutive terms. The Commission may appoint a Secretary or Clerk, a Superintendent of Recreation and such number of custodians, supervisors, and assistants as shall be necessary and proper for carrying out its functions, all subject to the approval of the Governing Body of the Borough of Leonia.

Commission Members

  • Chair - Jon Abouaf - 2020
  • Paul Springob - 2021
  • Marilyn Mulato - 2023
  • S. Jared Lee - 2023
  • Anthony Vassallo - 2023
  • Dennysse Hernandez - 2024
  • Vito Mazza IV - 2024
  • Council Liaison - Louis Grandelis


Recreation Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month, (Excluding August and December), in the Leonia Recreation Center Meeting Room at 7:30 PM. To view the Recreation Commission meeting schedule, please visit the Borough Calendars page at

Agendas & Minutes

Minutes - 2019 onward

2014 - 2018 Meetings

2009-2013 Meeting Documents