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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.

Our Vision

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:

The Business Improvement District is elected by the local businesses in Hackettstown, and the Committee has a fiduciary responsibility to the businesses they serve.


2013 Board Members

Executive Officers:

Keith DeTombeur - President, Property Owner 

Claudia Conway - Vice President, Fulton Bank, NJ

Nancy Paffendorf – Treasurer, Centenary College

Peter Trusio – Secretary, Jamieson Insurance

Full Board and Term

Name Board Seat Term Affilliation

Jessi Sohl Business Owner 2013 Heart & Sohl Photo

Claudia Conway Business Owner 2013 Fulton Bank of N.J.

Peter Trusio Business Owner 2013 Jamieson Insurance

Christopher Heil Business Owner 2014 Black River Electric

Stewart Ginsberg Business Owner 2014 Hometown Hardware

Scott Peluso Property Owner 2013 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

Lisa Dimiceli At Large ------- Hack Reg. Medical Center

Nancy Paffendorf At Large ------- Centenary College

Leslie Veneziano At Large ------- Mars Chocolate of N.A.

John Stout Council Member -------- Hackettstown Council

Len Kunz Council Member -------- Hackettstown Council

Maria DiGiovanni Mayor -------- Hackettstown Council

Jim Sheldon Executive Director Hackettstown BID





Hackettstown Business Improvement District • 219 Main Street • Hackettstown, NJ 07840
Director Jim Sheldon • Phone: (908) 850-5004 • Email: