Somerset County Services Video
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders ensures that a wide range of services are provided to over 333,700 residents. Take a look at our video to see how many county services you recognize.
Somerset County Freeholders Reorganize for 2019
Published on Jan 9, 2019
The Board of Freeholders' annual reorganization meeting was held in the Historic Courthouse on Jan. 4. Brian D. Levine of Franklin was named director of the board for 2019 and was sworn in by former Gov. Thomas Kean. Serving as deputy director this year will be Patricia L. Walsh of Green Brook. Former Franklin Township deputy mayor Shanel Y. Robinson and former Somerset Hills School District board of education member Sara Sooy of Bernardsville were sworn in to their first three-year terms by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Somerset County & Borough Officials Dedicate Monument at Former Washington School Site in Raritan
Published on Sep 26, 2018
The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders marked the transfer of the former Washington School property on First Avenue to the Borough of Raritan during a brief ceremony on Sept. 24, 2018. The Freeholder Board and Raritan officials also formally dedicated a monument on the property, created using bricks, a cornerstone and ornamental windows from the former school building.
Freeholders Announce Electric Vehicle Initiative
Published on Sep 20, 2018
Somerset County is poised to become a New Jersey leader in the use of electric vehicles. Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire announced the initiative on Sept. 19 in front of the county courthouse in Somerville, with a Chevy Bolt electric vehicle and charging station as backdrops. Somerset County’s goal is to become a leader in advancing electric vehicles in the same way it was a leader when it purchased hybrid cars for its fleet starting in 2004.
Somerset County 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony
Published on Sep 11, 2018
Somerset County, New Jersey, lost 39 residents in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. They were the husbands, wives, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers and parents of many of our friends and neighbors. We gather each year at the Memorial Clock Tower in Somerville to honor their memory.