Frattini Resigns

Mary Frattini holds the Bible for her husband Charles as he takes the oath as councilman. (Photo by Jennifer Peacock)

MANCHESTER – Councilman Charles Frattini Sr. tendered his resignation from the governing body Tuesday. He cited personal reasons as the driving force behind his decision.

The U.S. Marine Corps veteran and retired photojournalist has served on council since 2012.

“I am sure I will miss you all, and the work you do,” Frattini said in a statement directed at his fellow council members, Mayor Kenneth Palmer and township administration.

“On behalf of Manchester Township’s government, employees, and residents, I would like to offer a sincere thank you to Councilman Frattini for his years of dedicated service to his community,” Council President Joan Brush said. “As a valued Council Member, Charles always worked for what was best for the residents of Manchester Township.”

Frattini’s current term expires Dec. 31, 2020. Resumes to fill his now-vacant spot are being accepted by Township Clerk Sabina Skibo at 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester NJ 08759 until May 17.

The candidate chosen will serve through Dec. 31, 2019. He or she must run in the Nov. 5 general election to fulfill the remainder of the unexpired term.

For more information, visit ManchesterTwp.com/town-council.