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Phillipsburg Issues

Mayor Tersigni’s Accomplishments

Reduced 600 abandoned properties down to 40 over the last 4 years and beautified our neighborhoods, including Ahart’s property is being redeveloped, adding ratables to the town’s tax base. 

Supported the opening of the marijuana dispensary on South Main St., generating over $500K in NEW tax revenue for the town.


Played an integral role from start to finish of the IR/Bridge Development tract redevelopment.  Largest of its kind at the time in the country, resulting in hundreds of new jobs for Phillipsburg residents.

Prioritized the rebuilding of the town infrastructure, including water mains, gas mains, sewer mains, and repaving of streets. This work is not complete and will continue for the next two years.

Beautified Phillipsburg by actively managing a clean-up of the town achieved by removing trash from streets and alleys and demolishing several unsafe properties.


Working with a bi-partisan Town Council, implemented a parking ordinance projected to bring in over $120K recurring annually in NEW tax revenue.
Engaged with the Firth Youth Center and the Steele Hill Youth organization to bring townwide youth sports opportunities and summer recreation programs to our children.

Redevelopment of the long-blighted Norton complex on Memorial Highway for a much-needed grocery store and senior housing.

Remediated the long-standing issue of odors from our aging sewer plant. Added modern digesters and lids to improve the quality of life for neighbors.


Taxes remained flat for 4 years, fully staffed.

Coordinated with our Police Department to improve the safety of our residents, securing grants for body cameras, accreditation, and a police dog, 

Enhanced recreation for all residents.  A new municipal pool opened for the 2023 season, two basketball courts were resurfaced, and two pickleball courts, now nearing completion, working to secure a Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation multipurpose field at Walters Park.


Awarded $33,000,000 Federal Infrastructure grant.

First Population increase in Phillipsburg in 30 years.

For a Better, Safer Phillipsburg.


El Comité Demócrata del Condado de Warren representa todos los rincones del Condado de Warren, Nueva Jersey. Estamos comprometidos a ayudar a los demócratas del condado a organizarse, abordar problemas locales y apoyar campañas electorales que promuevan los ideales democráticos. Nuestro objetivo es impactar positivamente la calidad de vida y el gobierno dentro de nuestra parte del estado y las comunidades vecinas. Apoyamos los esfuerzos regionales y nacionales del Partido Demócrata en general.

El Comité Demócrata del Condado de Warren cree que todos los residentes deben estar representados por aquellos hombres y mujeres que comprenden la importancia de nuestras raíces en la comunidad basadas en los valores familiares. Creemos en el estándar fundamental de equidad para todos.

Thomas Palmeri - Presidente

Candidates running in Phillipsburg, NJ

Phillipsburg Candidates

Todd M. Tersigni

Mayor of Phillipsburg 

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Bernie Fey

Candidate for Council 

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Derick Lewis

Candidate for Council 

I'm honored to have been recognized as a community leader and feel grateful to have been able to contribute to Phillipsburg in various ways. However, I'm just one of many individuals who have worked to make a difference. Together, we've been able to accomplish great things, and I look forward to continuing to serve my community in any way that I can.

Throughout my time in public service, I've always been a forward-thinker. I fought for more funding for our senior center and youth organizations while on town council, and I was closely involved with many of the most successful initiatives of the past twenty years. Most notably, I helped acquire and control the Ingersoll Rand tract, where redevelopment is almost complete.

My goal is to continue serving the people of Phillipsburg and create a community that people are proud to call home. I want to preserve the traditions that have made our town great while also making it a destination for newcomers to establish their roots. Together, we can make Phillipsburg an even better place to live, work, and thrive.

Volunteers in Phillipsburg, NJ


We have taken on the task of making sure that we seek volunteers that are committed to our mission of getting the message out into the community. We are actively searching for people offering their Time, talent and treasure to continue our work. Together we can make a difference.

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