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NEWS REPORT: USR Mayor & Council Special Meeting of December 7, 2022

New Council Member is Selected

At a special meeting of the Upper Saddle River Mayor & Council held on December 7, 2022, Mr. Richard Lyons was appointed as council member to fill the seat previously held by council member Arman Fardanesh, who was recently appointed mayor of the borough. The Upper Saddle River Republican Municipal Committee, by NJ Statute, was tasked with seeking and submitting three names to the council, which, in turn, interviewed the candidates.

Richard Lyons was selected to fill the position of council person. Mr. Lyons is an attorney and partner in the law firm Bertone Piccini LLP, which is based in Hasbrouck Heights. He specializes in commercial and corporate transactions, commercial real estate, and health care. He is admitted to practice law in both New Jersey and New York. He is a graduate of the Seton Hall School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctorate, Boston University, where he earned his Masters Degree in Criminal Justice, cum laude, and Worcester State University, where he earned two Bachelor’s Degrees.