Hanover Township Mayor Ronald Francioli Resigns

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Hanover Township Mayor Ronald Francioli

HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Hanover Township Mayor and Chairman of Hanover Township Committee Ronald Francioli resigned as of Wednesday, July 1.

Francioli is a veteran Hanover Committeeman and Mayor who has contributed to Hanover Township for over forty years.  Hanover Township ranks as one of  New Jersey’s Top Towns with lowest taxes and no bonded debt.  Finest municipal services and safest community.

Mayor Ronald Francioli

“I have tendered my retirement and resignation as the Chairman and Mayor of the Hanover Township Committee. I will continue in my role as an elected member of the governing body. It is my hope that the governing body will now appoint Deputy Mayor, John L. Ferramosca as Chairman and Mayor,” said Francioli.

“John has demonstrated strong responsible conservative leadership and punctuality over his many years of service to Hanover and this change of leadership should be seamless. Hanover through these difficult days remains well guided, fiscally sound, and debt-free. Your town is the star of Morris County and will continue to set the bar for all our sister communities. I will continue to monitor Facebook and the social networks as I have been, in an effort to personally respond and bring your matters to the Committee table,” continued Francioli.

Mayor Francioli serves as Director of Finance & Administration and has chaired the Townships Economic Development Advisory Committee.  Francioli is a member of the League of Municipalities, New Jersey Conference of Mayors, and named to their hall of Fame.

He is known by his colleagues as a ‘diplomat’ with strong problem-solving skills.  He is a lifetime 4th degree Knight of Columbus and has been twice named as a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.

Francioli is the recipient of the 2018 ARC, Distinguished Service Award. He lectures on economic development on the County and State levels. He is retired as President & CEO of Francioli, Richartz, Weiman & Fliss, an INC 500 Marketing Communications firm.

  • Only Town in Morris County with No bonded debt
  • One of the lowest property taxes in Morris County
  • Top municipal services / Expansive recreational programs
  • Top-rated public schools & special needs facilities
  • Award-winning Economic Development Advisory Committee
  • ​​Safe community / Active & expanding Open Space Program
  • Designed & Created Township Official Hanover Seal
  • Initiated the Substance Awareness Council in 2003
  • As Director of Finance; 2 consecutive years of ‘0’ municipal Tax increase.
  • Worked to develop over 6 Group Homes for Special Needs
  • Organized the Stoney Brook Farm and Garden
  • Negotiated to acquire 66 Acres of Route 24 for Open Space.
  • Organized Hanover Charity Classic ball game.
  • Developed Central Park recreational facility
  • An active member of Hanover’s Board of Health
  • Promoted Whippanong Library Programs and Funding