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What is the BID?
The Business Improvement District improves the economic potential of each and every business that chooses to locate in Hackettstown. By providing a clean, safe, attractive business district that meets the needs of residents, customers, owners, and employees, the Business Improvement District promotes Hackettstown as a desirable location to visit or invest.
The Hackettstown Business Improvement District attempts to attract, retain, and promote businesses that add to the quality of life of residents of Hackettstown and surrounding communities.
The BID will:
- Communicate with local businesses
- Assess what types of businesses would bring customers to Hackettstown
- Evaluate how the BID is achieving its goals
- Advertise and promote the Hackettstown Business District
- Apply to grant opportunities
- Plan street improvements
- Recruit and retain local businesses
The Business Improvement District is elected by the local businesses in Hackettstown, and the Committee has a fiduciary responsibility to the businesses they serve.
2014 Board Members
Keith DeTombeur - President, Property Owner
Nancy Paffendorf – Vice President, Centenary College
Claudia Conway - Treasurer, Fulton Bank, NJ
Peter Trusio – Secretary, Jamieson Insurance
Full Board and Term
Name Board Seat Term Affilliation
Claudia Conway Business Owner 2015 Fulton Bank of N.J.
Peter Trusio Business Owner 2015 Jamieson Insurance
Christopher Heil Business Owner 2014 Black River Electric
Stewart Ginsberg Business Owner 2014 Hometown Hardware
AJ DiGiovanni Business Owner 2015 Homebrew University
Scott Peluso Property Owner 2015 Plates Jewelry
Jose Salazar Property Owner 2014 New Image Marble & Granite
Keith DeTombeur Property Owner 2014 Main Street Properties
Scott Lemperle Property Owner 2014 Main Street Ice Cream
Gerard Merola Property Owner 2015 Michael's Salon
Lisa Dimiceli At Large ------- Hack Reg. Medical Center
Nancy Paffendorf At Large ------- Centenary College
Leslie Veneziano / Sandra Tynan At Large ------- Mars Chocolate of N.A.
Matthew Engelau Council Member -------- Hackettstown Council
Len Kunz Council Member -------- Hackettstown Council
Maria DiGiovanni Mayor -------- Hackettstown Council
Jim Sheldon Executive Director Hackettstown BID
Director Jim Sheldon • Phone: (908) 850-5004 • Email: email@example.com