Bergen-Passaic Municipal Inspectors Association

We strive to educate the general public in matters of Code Enforcement, regulations and standards for buildings.

Serving Municipal Government Since 1972

The slate of Officers and Directors for the upcoming 2022 year is as follows:

Ernie Sisco– President

          Rich Silvia  – Vice President

            Anthony Merlino – Secretary

                                            Mel Streeter – Treasurer

Bob Schultz – Director for a three year term.

Nominations will be called for from the floor at the October meeting. 

                           


Dear BPMIA members,

The first meeting after the summer break was held at the Crow’s Nest on September 1st, 2021, our first meeting in person since February, 2020, which happened to be at the same restaurant.

The October meeting will again be held at the Crow’s Nest on the 6th, when the nominating committee reads the slate of officers and directors for 2022, with calls for nominations from the floor. If required, elections will be held at our November meeting, location to be announced, and the new slate will be sworn in at the December Meeting/Christmas Party, that will be held at the Midland Park firehouse on the 3rd. look for details for the party on this page, and in email announcement reminders. If you know of anyone not receiving emails from the Board, forward their email addresses to jimzaconie@optimum.net. 

The Crow’s nest is located at 309 Vincent Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601

AM

Spread the word about our Annual Christmas party on December 3rd, at  the Midland Park firehouse. We will again have live and DJ music, the same husband and wife team called the C Notes. The same good food and party atmosphere that we enjoyed at our last part in December of 2019. We are ready so let everyone know, and if you were at the last party, tell your friends, families, and colleagues about the good time we all had. More details to follow, so look here at our site, and future emails.

AM                                              


The Village of Ridgewood is looking for a plumbing inspector, part time, 12 to 15 hours per week. Salary based on experience. Call Tony Merlino at 201-670-5500X 281 for further details.


 


 


On November 5th 2020,a special elections committee met with President Tabback and the two candidates running for the position of Vice President. This year, and for the first time in BPMIA History we conducted a mail-in election  because of restrictions in place preventing us from holding our normal in person meeting. After counting all eligible votes the committee declared Rich Silvia the winner of the election. Congratulations to Rich, and a special thanks to Lou Qualiu for his contribution to the association as a member of the Board of Directors. The board also wants to acknowledge the general membership for their patience and cooperation in these trying times. On December 2nd, we met again virtually, as Past President Felix Esposito read the oaths of office, swearing in the 2021 Board of Directors. Watch for details to follow in future emails, listing the meeting dates and sign-in instructions for our first Wednesday of the month regular association meetings. The access code will be the same for the meetings through the June 2nd, 2021 meeting. Stay safe.


 

 


 

Dear Association members,

The Board of Directors would like to extend wishes to all our members that you and your families are safe and healthy during these unprecedented times. The Board continues to meet on our normal monthly basis to discuss issues that affect our membership and our professions.

Members, be advised that any virtual meetings we hold, will be on the GoToMeeting website. You should be ready before the meetings start by downloading the app now, by clicking on the link https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/149859181.

You will only need to install it once for all future virtual meetings. Log information will be sent out to you via electronic mail so please continue to monitor your emails so you don’t miss this important information. 


 

From Past President Mike Tabback

Dear members,

We are very aware that anxiety can be heightened during this current situation. We want to separate fact from rumor by relying on our health care experts: the local, state and federal agencies that are responsible for guiding us. The BPMIA wants all of us to be informed with the most up to date information regarding the current health emergency

As we partner with our members to meet known and unknown challenges, we are committed to keeping the channels of communication open and doing all we reasonably can to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our members and their families. We the BPMIA Board, plan to communicate regularly with our members as we monitor the situation and we will post BPMIA updates on the news page of our website.

Thank you.  Mike Tabback


Congratulations to all newly sworn in Officers and Directors for the 2021 year.


The Scholarship Committee received one application for the scholarship award in 2020. The winner was announced at the regular September meeting. Congratulations go out to Salvatore Merlino, and the association wishes him the best in his course of studies in mechanical engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. 


Bring your code questions and comments, and also any topics you’d like to discuss at our regular meetings


Contact President elect Ernie Sisco if you’re interested in serving on a committee. Committees can be found on the Committees page.

Get involved!


GO TO THE NEWS AND EVENTS PAGE TO SEE PICTURES OF THE 2019 GOLF OUTING.

Don’t forget that we will be holding our annual golf outing this year at the Farmstead Country Club. All proceeds go toward our scholarship fund. An application for both can be found on the main page of this web site.


Bergen Community College Uniform Construction Code program

For detailed information and registration, please visit the website:

https://ce.bergen.edu/construction-administration-and-licensing-ucc/

Registration: https://bit.ly/3cYRz57

For inquiries, please contact 201-447-7488 or email continuinged@bergen.edu.

Yeon Su Kil, EdM

Program Supervisor

Bergen Community College

Continuing Education & Workforce Development

400 Paramus Rd, Paramus NJ 07652

Email: ykil1@bergen.edu

Phone: 201-879-3515

Website: ce.bergen.edu

Preferred pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Thank you.

To The BPMIA,
In the last two years I have never given any thought about my term as President coming to an end. I mean you know it will come at some point but I always thought I will figure something out when the time comes. Well, that time has arrived and I am left speechless. This has been such a gift to me that any words I attempt to come up with will not be enough.
I can say that this past year has changed the course of all our lives and it`s still evolving. The BPMIA continued to stay strong throughout this ordeal. Thanks to the Board along with the entire membership we altered some long-standing traditions to meet the current times without compromising our ethics.
For me this has been an incredible journey that again is so hard to put into words. I would like to welcome the entire Board and wish them well. Happy Holidays to all The BPMIA family stay safe and healthy.

Thank you.
Michael Tabback BPMIA  President

 


Past President Joe Albanese asked that we post this message…

Renee and I would like to thank the Board of Directors and members for the gift basket and well wishes as we recover from COVID-19. This hit us both very hard and we have been home for 5 weeks now. A reminder that tomorrow is not promised and life is very precious.

Joe and Renee Albanese






                            

                                                 

                                                                      Directors terms are for three years.




Any topics you’d like to discuss at a general meeting? Please let us know. You will soon be able to interact online through our web site. We’ll keep you posted.

NJBOA’s May Association Meeting

BPMIA hosted NJBOA’s regular May Association meeting. This year’s meeting

was held at Francesco’s Restaurant on May 22nd. A rep from the American

Wood Council spoke about construction site safety.

BPMIA NEWS

2019 Annual Scholarship Golf Outing

Our annual golf outing was held on September 25th at the Farmstead Country Club and deemed to be another huge success. Proceeds are used for our Scholarship fund which helps our children while attending college. Many thanks to Ernie Sisco and his committee for their hard work in making the outing the success it always turns out to be.

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

By Laws Ammendments

The By Law amendment underlined in Article III Meetings, Section 3 below, and newly added section 4 Article VI found below are now permanent sections in our By Laws. ARTICLE III MEETINGS SECTION 1: General membership meetings of this Association shall be held nine (9)...

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Licensing: Bergen Community College

  Classes required for DCA / UCC licensing will start in February 2020, but only if there are enough students to run a class. Call the number below if you are interested in continuing your education for licensure by the State of New Jersey as code officials....

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LEGISLATIVE NEWS

Contractor Registration Law

Contractor Registration took effect January 1, 2006 The official text of New Jersey Statutes can be found through the home page of the New Jersey Legislature http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/ New Jersey Statutes Annotated (N.J.S.A.), published by Thomson West, provides...

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CLASSIFIEDS

Classifieds

PART-TIME – ELECTRICAL SUBCODE OFFICIAL – RINGWOOD BOROUGH, Passaic County, seeks an Electrical Subcode Official to work under the direction of the Construction Official for part-time position in Construction Department.  Position requires 2 days per week, up to 4 hours per day.  Review plans, inspect electrical work on construction projects to ensure compliance with UCC and other related duties. Individual must possess a valid HHS License by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs as well as a valid driver’s license. Borough vehicle will be provided. Please upload a copy of your license with your application.  Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience. Interested candidates should send resume, references, salary history and requirements to S. Heck, Borough Manager, 60 Margaret King Avenue, Ringwood, NJ 07456 or e-mail to sheck@ringwoodnj.net by August 13, 2021.  The subject of the e-mail should read PT Electrical Subcode Official in Construction Department.  Ringwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hello Colleagues ,

I’m reaching out to share an employment opportunity with Toms River Township Building Department. We are currently looking for Full-time or Part-time Building and Fire Inspectors.  As our Township continuing to grow with new construction and renovations we need to add to our staff. If you’re interested or know someone that is, please have them apply on the Township Website. I’ve also provide the links for the ad and application below. Thank you for taking the time and hopefully we will see you soon.

Ad
https://www.tomsrivertownship.com/DocumentCenter/View/3008/Full-Time-Part-Time—BuildingFire-Inspectors—Construction–Inspections
List of positions
https://www.tomsrivertownship.com/135/Employment-Opportunities
application
https://www.tomsrivertownship.com/FormCenter/Human-Rescources-14/Job-Application-65

Bryant R. Curry
Fire Subcode Official

Toms River Township        
Building Department
33 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753

(732) 341-1000  x8330
(732) 473-9535 Building Fax

bcurry@tomsrivertownship.com