was appointed to serve on the Township Committee in August of 2006.
He was elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2008, 2011, and 2014.
He was selected as Deputy Mayor in 2008 and served as Mayor in
2009, 2010 and 2014.
He had served as a volunteer
member of the Planning Board, and as Township Constable.
He also serves as a member of the County Committee in his
district since 2003
As a County Committeeman,
Valenzuela was very involved with the mobilization of his neighborhood
in their challenge to South City Grill’s Wednesday Jazz night.
He presented evidence and testimony to the Zoning Board on
several occasions that were essential for the victory in that court
Valenzuela introduced a resolution at his first work session meeting in 2006 to
have a public question placed on November ballot regarding the proposed county
acquisition of the Board of SOCAIL Services building on Route 17.
This public question sent a direct message to the County of Bergen that his land
grab through eminent domain was not supported by the people of Rochelle Park, it
would have meant a tax loss of $260,000.
Frank has been married to his wife Davia for the past 18 years.
Davia is a volunteer member of the Rochelle Park Recreation
Committee. They have three
children: a daughter, who attends Hackensack High School and twin sons
who attend Midland School.
The Valenzeula family is members of Sacred Heart Parish.
In addition to his services to the community, Frank was the Code Enforcement
Official in the Borough of Closter, Borough of Harrington Park and Local Housing
Inspector in the Borough of Palisades Park.
He holds a State license as a Housing Code Official, and hopes to utilize
his experience/knowledge in that position to ensure Rochelle Park stays the
small town, family oriented community that attracted him to Rochelle Park to
raise a family.