Who Supports A Warehouse In Downtown Phillipsburg Along The Delaware River

The residents of Phillipsburg have a right to know who supports, and does not support, a warehouse on Phillipsburg's last 32 acres of undeveloped land along the Delaware River.  Below is some information regarding public comments at Phillipsburg Town Council meetings and votes taken by elected and appointed Phillipsburg town officials.

The table directly below shows, as a summary level, which Phillipsburg government officials have shown support for a warehouse in downtown Phillipsburg along the Delaware River on the Peron Howard Street property.

 Total Support - voted in favor of every piece of legislation presented to move the warehouse forward  Mixed - voted in favor of some pieces of legislation to move the warehouse forward, and did not vote in favor of moving the warehouse forwared on other pieces of legislation. Does Not Support - has consistently voted against every piece of legislation presented to move the warehouse forward Abstain or Recusal

David Brand
Bernard Brotzman
Robert Fulper
Frank McVey
Matthew Noel
John Penrose
Randy Piazza Jr.
Tim Zagra
Keith Zwicker



Keith Kennedy
Todd Tersigni
Lee Clark
Danielle DeGerolamo
Bernard Rooney

Harry Wyant (recused once properties on South Main Street became part of the site plan, voted no previously)
William Duffy (recusal)
Meliss Paulus (abstain)

The tables below show the voting record of Phillipsburg government officials in regards to the warehouse in downtown Phillipsburg along the Delaware River on the Peron Howard Street property.

 January 25, 2024 - Phillipsburg Land Use Board Meeting

There were three votes taken on legislation regarding the warehouse, and "yes" votes on these pieces of legislation effective moves the warehouse forward.  A brief description of the legislation will be provided and a record of the individual's vote will be shown for each member.

A vote for six permanent waivers for the warehouse site plan:

David Bond: Yes
(alternate) Reggie Branch: Yes
Bernard Brotzman: Yes
LUB Chairman: William Duffy: Recused
Matthew Noel: Yes
Councilwoman Meliss Paulus: Abstain
John Penrose: Yes
Mayor Randy Piazza Jr: Recused
John Turnbull: Yes
Tim Zagra: Yes
Keith Zwicker: Yes

A vote for eleven "C" variances:

David Bond: Yes
(alternate) Reggie Branch: Yes
Bernard Brotzman: Yes
LUB Chairman: William Duffy: Recused
Matthew Noel: Yes
Councilwoman Meliss Paulus: Abstain
John Penrose: Yes
Mayor Randy Piazza Jr: Recused
John Turnbull: Yes
Tim Zagra: Yes
Keith Zwicker: Yes

A vote to amend the Preliminary Site Plan:

David Bond: Yes
(alternate) Reggie Branch: Yes
Bernard Brotzman: Yes
LUB Chairman: William Duffy: Recused
Matthew Noel: Yes
Councilwoman Meliss Paulus: Abstain
John Penrose: Yes
Mayor Randy Piazza Jr: Recused
John Turnbull: Yes
Tim Zagra: Yes
Keith Zwicker: Yes