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Welcome to Our New Administrator

Mike Restel

Please join us in welcoming Wantage Township’s new Administrator and Acting Clerk, Michael “Mike” Restel. After serving two years in the United States Coast Guard, Mike began his career in municipal government in 2001, and has worked in the Townships of Sparta and Hardyston, and most recently, in the Borough of Sussex, where he served as Administrator and Director of Public Works.

Mike holds an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelors in Public Administration, and is also a Certified Public Works Manager.

Mike and his wife Jessica are parents of two sons, Rocco and Giovanni. The family lives in Hardyston.

Mike serves on several Wallkill Valley boards for youth sports programs, and coaches football, basketball, and baseball. He and his family enjoy watching his elder son race motocross. Both boys enjoy sports and play on various teams.

Our new administrator can be contacted at administrator@wantagetwp-nj.org or 973-875-7192.