Next Meeting – February 5th, 2020

Watch this space for the meeting location.

Don’t forget the Christmas party. We’d love to party with you. It’s going to be a blast, especially if you’re there.

Our annual Christmas party/installation dinner will be held on December 6, 2019 at the Midland Park Firehouse, 45 Witte Drive Midland Park NJ 07432. It will be a BYOB, catered buffet affair, with live and DJ music. We will start gathering at 6 PM, swear in our incoming Officers and Directors for the upcoming year, and then we party! Spread the word to make it a memorable event. Contact any Board member with any questions you might have.


NJBOA Seminar

As a preferred provider of the International Code Council, the New Jersey Building Officials Association is pleased to announce that we will be hosting a full-day continuing education seminar on December 4, 2019, at P.O.L. Fire Co. #2, located at 970 Route 23, Alps Road exit ramp, in Wayne, New …

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The slate of Officers and Directors for 2020 was read at the September Meeting. The slate was read again at the regular October meeting where nominations were called for from the floor.  Seeing none, the nominations were closed. At the November meeting, the Secretary cast one ballot for the slate as presented, and the Officers and Directors will be sworn in at the December meeting/installation dinner. Come show your support. 

The 2020 slate is as follows: Mike Tabback – President

                                                  Ernie Sisco – Vice President

                                                  Anthony Merlino – Secretary

                                                  Jim Zaconie – Director 

                                                  Bob Cellini – Director

                                                                      Directors terms are for three years.

The October 2nd meeting was a beefsteak affair at Fire Company 2 in Wayne NJ. There was a short presentation regarding Superior Walls and problems with the product when not properly installed, and when standard footing and foundation systems are originally proposed for new construction, but substituted without prior notice to building departments. Another issue is the footings and walls are being installed without footing inspections. Preempt problems by discussing this with contractors before permits are issued. let them know plans are required before a change like this takes place, and let them know that footing inspections for Superior Walls are required just the same as conventional footings and foundations.

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.

The Township of Montville in Morris County is looking for a Plumbing Subcode Official/Inspector part time. Look at the NJ Civil Service Commision web page for further details.


Plumbing Subcode Official/Inspector (PART TIME) – Pequannock Township. Qualified applicants must possess a valid N.J. Driver’s license and a valid license as a Plumbing Subcode Official HHS issued by the NJ Department of Community Affairs. Multi-discipline licenses a plus, 12 hours per week. Flexible days and hours. Salary commensurate with experience.  Submit cover letter and resume by September 10, 2019 to or mail to Township of Pequannock, 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444  Attn: Construction Dept.


Our regular meeting on June 5, 2019 was held at Francesco’s Restaurant in Woodland Park. Dave Eisenhardt, a representative from Blue Linx spoke about their engineered products and the relation to our building codes.

The BPMIA-Felix Esposito Hospitality Room was open in Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City on  May 1st and 2nd, 2019 during the NJ Building Safety Conference. I’d call it a success.

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.