The Village Board

The Village Board is our primary legislative body, consisting of the Mayor and four trustees. Trustees are elected in the March general elections and serve a term of four years.

The Village Board selects a Village Administrator, Deputy Clerks, Deputy Treasurer, Code Enforcement Officer, Fire Marshall, Zone Enforcement Officer, Planning and Zoning Board Members as well as the Village's Accountant, Lawyer, and Engineer. These appointments are made during the annual organizational meeting, which is the first meeting in April.

Village citizens can serve on a number of boards that make decisions affecting our community. E-mail the Village Board and tell them about your interests and experience. Board members are appointed by the Mayor with approval of the Trustees.


Joseph Chimino, Mayor

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Joe "Biff" Chimino has been a village resident for the past 48 years. He retired in 2018 having completing 28 years of service to the Village of Bergen. Joe started as a Meter Reader and worked his way up to the position of Department of Public Works Supervisor. Joe served as an alternate on the Zoning Board of Appeals for the Village, is a past president of the Municipal Electric Utility Association (MEUA) representing 40 municipal electric systems statewide and is a member of various organizations within the Town and Village.

Joe and his wife Maria have been blessed with four children and seven grandchildren who keep them busy in a good way. In his spare time he enjoys running, which he competes on a National level, Bow Hunting, landscaping and sharing good times with family and friends.

Michael Fleming

Michael Fleming, Trustee and Deputy Mayor

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Mike Fleming was born and raised in the Village of Bergen. Mike graduated from Byron-Bergen in 1988 and went on to SUNY Brockport, graduating in 1992. Mike has been employed by Genesee County for over 25 years working at both the Genesee County Department of Social Services and Mental Health. Mike and his wife Mariann, raised their children in Bergen enjoy the friendly, close to everything Village life.





Paul Robinson, Trustee

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Paul Robinson biography coming soon







Emily VanEenwyk

Emily Marble, Trustee

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Emily Marble is a life-long resident of the Village of Bergen. She is currently in her second term on the Village Board. She continues to enjoy this time serving village residents. She is passionate about individual freedoms, fiscal responsibility, and property rights. 

Emily and her husband, Luke, are thankful for the privilege to be involved in such friendly, walkable, and growing village. She has been teaching at Cornerstone Christian Academy in Brockport since 2010 and has been lead counselor at the Byron Summer Recreation Program since 2007.

Todd Cargill

Todd Cargill, Trustee

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Todd Cargill biography coming soom