Hello my name is Ron Tappan and I have been proudly serving as the Borough of Hopatcong’s Administrator and Qualified Purchasing Agent since September of 2017. I am also looking forward to serving the next five-year term that was appointed in January 2021. I previously worked for the County of Sussex as well as Alcoa and the Newport News Shipbuilding Company. The Borough Administrator shall act as the chief administrative officer of the Borough. The Administrator's duties shall include the development of rules and regulations for administrative procedures governing purchasing practices, operation of all departments, personnel management and general coordination of departments, offices, boards and agencies of the Borough, all for the purpose of increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Borough government and promoting its economic and responsive operation.