City Council


Absecon City Council meets the first and third Thursdays of each month at 5:30 PM. July and August have only one meeting scheduled, please see the calendar. Meetings can be viewed live on Zoom, instructions are posted prior to the meeting on the website. The Zoom video is available on the website as well as ABTV Channel 97 at 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM until the next meeting date.

Meetings Calendar

 

Governing Body 2021

Back Row (L to R): Councilman Steve Light, Councilman Butch Burroughs, Councilwoman Sandy Cain, Mayor Kimberly Horton, Councilman Caleb Cavileer, Coucilwoman Betty Howell, Councilman Nick Laratonda

Front Row (L to R): Municipal Clerk Carie Crone, Council President Keith Bennett, City Solicitor Fred Scerni, City Administrator/CFO Jessica Thompson

 

Council Members

 

IMG 4032Keith C. Bennett, Council President Ward 1 (D)

Keith Bennett is currently serving his fifth year as Councilperson, 2017 to present.  Keith has served as Council President of the governing body since 2018.  As Council President, Keith is a member of all Council Committees.

Term:  2020 - 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

butch burroughsDonald D. Burroughs (Butch), Councilperson Ward 2 (D)

Butch is currently serving his second year as Councilperson, November 2019 to present.  Butch heads the Public Works Committee and is also a member of the Finance and Parks & Playgrounds Committees.

Term:  2021 - 2023

 

 

 

 


20210330 Sandra E. Cain (Sandy), Councilperson Ward 2 (D)

Sandy is currently serving her ninth year as Councilperson, 2013 to present.  Sandy heads the Community Affairs Committee and is also a member of the Finance and Public Safety Committees.

Term:  2019 - 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

caleb cavileerCaleb N. Cavileer, Councilperson Ward 2 (D)

Caleb is currently serving his third year as Councilperson, February 2019 to present.  Caleb heads the Finance Committee and is also a member of the Community Affairs and Public Safety Committees.

Term:  2020 - 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betty HowellElizabeth J. Howell (Betty), Councilperson Ward 1 (D)

Betty is currently serving her fourth year as Councilperson, 2018 to present.  Betty heads the Public Safety Committee and is also a member of the Community Affairs and Economic Development Committees.  Betty has also served as Council representative to the Planning Board since 2018.​

Term:  2021 - 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

nick larotondaNicholas L. LaRotonda (Nick), Councilperson Ward 1 (R)​

Nick is currently filling an unexpired term, February 2021 to present.  Nick heads the Economic Development Committee and is also a member of the Public Works and Parks & Playgrounds Committees.

Term:  2021 – 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG 5103Stephen S. Light (Steve), Councilperson At-Large (D)

Steve is currently serving his fourth year as Councilperson, 2018 to present.  Steve heads the Parks & Playgrounds Committee and also is a member of the Public Works and Economic Development Committees.

Term:  2018 - 2021