On January 6, 2020 Franklin Township gathered to swear-in a newly elected Democratic councilman following his victory last November. History was also made with the appointment of Coucilman Charles Onyejiaka, the first West African to be voted Deputy Mayor in the Township's history. NJ Speaker Craig Coughlin, Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen, Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Robinson, Somerset County Freeholder Deputy Director Sara Sooy, along with our own Chairwoman Peg Schaffer were on hand to celebrate the occasion.
Speaker Coughlin swears in Mayor Phil Kramer
Assemblyman Joe Danielson performs the oath of office as Councilman Charles Onyejiaka is sworn in as Deputy Mayor. Councilman Onyejiaka is the first West African Deputy Mayor in Franklin's history
Speaker Coughlin swears in newly-elected Councilma Sivaraman Anbarasan
Speaker Coughlin swears in Councilwoman Kimberly Francois surrounded by Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Robinson and Somerset County Deputy Freeholder Director Sara Sooy along with Chairwoman Peg Schaffer
Assemblyman Zwicker performs the oak of office for Councilwoman Crystal Pruitt