CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ – Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio was sworn in for a sixth term on Thursday January 3, 2019. Desiderio was first elected to the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 2002 and currently holds the title of Vice Director, he will serve a three year term.
He oversees the Public Safety, the Animal Shelter, Consumer Affairs/Weights and Measures, Fire Marshal, Department of Law, Medical Examiner, Prosecutor’s Office, Public Safety Training Center, Risk Management and Safety and the Sheriff’s Department/Correctional Center.
Desiderio also serves as the Mayor of Sea Isle City having held that position since 1993.
Holding the bible for Freeholder Desiderio as he was sworn in was his wife, Carmela, his daughter Carmela, his mother Carmel and father Leonard. Desiderio was sworn in by Judge Michael J. Donohue, J.S.C.
Leonard C. Desiderio (far right) being sworn in as Cape May County Freeholder. Pictured from l-r is his father, Leonard Desiderio, his daughter, Carmela Desiderio