Mike Torrissi | Former GOP club president chosen to fill council seat
Former GOP club president chosen to fill council seat | The Hammonton News | thehammontonnews.com
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HAMMONTON -- Mike Torrissi, the former president of the Hammonton Republican Club, will be sworn as the newest member of Town Council later this month.
-- a lifelong Hammonton resident who ran unsuccessfully for council in 2007 -- will fill a council seat vacated by Jim Bertino, who was re-elected to a two-year term in November but resigned when he
was chosen to fill an open seat on the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders
"I'm excited to serve the people of Hammonton," said Torrissi
described himself as a fiscal conservative, and he
will strive to unite members of the governing body and the community.
is expected to be sworn in at the Feb. 28 council meeting.
He will be the lone Republican on council.
Hammonton First holds a 6-1 majority in town government.
Torrissi, a graduate of Rutgers University, is managing partner of Samuel Coraluzzo Co.