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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.


2014 Board Members

Executive Officers:

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





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