BY AMY McKENNA
This article originally appeared in the Feb. 20, 2017 North edition of Northern Valley Press.
DEMAREST – Changes and new faces were the theme of the Feb. 6 meeting as the now-Democratic majority council put forth their nominations for borough professionals in 2017. Some changes include:
• Borough Attorney: Christian Diktas of Diktas, Schindler & Gillen (replacing Douglas F. Doyle of DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP of Teaneck).
• Labor Attorney: Bruce W. Padula of Cleary, Giacobbe, Alfieri Jacobs, LLC (replacing DeCotiis, FitzPatrick & Cole, LLP of Teaneck).
The changes prompted attendance from the public, who questioned the motivation behind the changes. Brookside Avenue resident John Cuomo asked, “What are we getting, and for what money?”