Board of Health

2024 Board of Health
Nick Constantinides - term expires 12/31/2025
Joseph Cucci, Alternate #2 - term expires 12/31/2025
Tomas Diaz - term expires 12/31/2024
Stan Heimberger, Alternate #1 - term expires 12/31/2024
Rajan Melwani, President - term expires 12/31/2024
Lynette Sidoti - term expires 12/31/2025
Joseph Vitale, Vice President - term expires 12/31/2026
Council Liaison - Councilmember Michele DeLuccia
Alternate Council Liaison - Councilmember Joel Ansh
Secretary to Board of Health - Nancy Yarish


The Board of Health consists of five members of the community appointed by the Mayor and each serving a three year term. The Board of Health is charged with the responsibility and authority of protecting and enhancing the Public Health of the borough.  The Board may adopt such rules and regulations as by law it is permitted, authorized, or empowered to do and which shall, in its judgment, aid in the proper understanding and general enforcement of the public health code.

The Board of Health meets on the first Monday evening of January, March, May, June, September, and November commencing at 7:00 PM, in the Municipal Building, 480 DeKorte Drive, Franklin Lakes. In the event that one of these Monday evenings falls on a holiday, the meeting shall be held on the following Monday evening.

Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission

In New Jersey, every municipality is required to be served by a local health department that meets the requirements of state public health laws and regulations. Bergen County Department of Health Services is recognized by the New Jersey Department of Health as the provider of the Borough of Franklin Lakes public health services.

Should you have questions about available public health services or concerns about health conditions within Franklin Lakes, contact Northwest Bergen Regional Health Commission:

Phone: 201-445-7217
After hours emergency number: 201-885-3572