Scarpelli Will Become New Nutley Mayor

Scarpelli was the top vote getting in Nutley.

Scarpelli was the top vote getter in Nutley.

Nutley Commissioner Joe Scarpelli will likely become the town’s new mayor.

In Nutley’s commission form of government, commissioner candidates all run at the same time and the top vote getter is typically named mayor.

In Tuesday’s municipal election, Scarpelli had 3,597 votes while current Mayor Alphone Petracco had 3,242 votes according to unofficial results.

All five incumbent commissioners will remain on the board. Steven Rogers received 3,061 votes. Thomas Evans received 3,192 votes. Mauro Tucci received 3,147 votes.

All commissioners will serve a four-year term.