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Woodlynne Councilman Pablo Fuentes Fined, Brother of Camden City Deputy Clerk & Past Woodlynne Mayor



WOODLYNNE, NJ--(December  2, 2021)(CNBNews)--Woodlynne Councilman Those who do evil and those who do nothingPablo Fuentes is facing a fine of  $2,300 by the New Jersey Local Finance Board (LFB) for voting 17 times between the years 2020 and 2019 to approve his wife for Borough jobs and appointed positions. The ethics complaint against Fuentes was filed on March 27, 2018, by John Paff and the New Jersey Libertarian Party.

According to the Notice of Violation, Fuentes did not respond to the complaint’s allegations. 

Path said if Fuentes wants to contest the fine he has the option to appear before an Administrative Law Judge.

According to Paff in its November 24, 2021 Notice of Violation, the LFB, the chief enforcer of the Local Government Ethics Law (LGEL), found that Fuentes “voted twelve (12) times on Resolutions that appointed his wife, Diana Talavera, to positions of employment with the Borough of Woodlynne over the period from 2010 through 2019 when he was involved as a member or chair of the Public Safety Department Committee in interviewing and recommending candidates for public safety positions.” 

The jobs to which Talavera was appointed include Class 1 Special Police Officer, Bailiff, Nuisance Officer, and part-time Court Reporter. The LFB also found that Fuentes “voted five (5) times to confirm the mayoral appointments of his wife, Diane Talavera, to ten (10) positions on the Emergency Management Board, the Recycling Committee, and the Planning Board during the years 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016.”


Fuentes’ votes were a violation of the Local Government Ethics Law and, “constitute[d] acts in his official capacity in matters where he had a direct or indirect financial or personal involvement that might reasonably be expected to impair his objectivity or independence of judgment, in violation of [the LGEL].”

To see more of Paff's report CLICK HERE 

6a00d8341bf7d953ef0240a4957c23200d-200piPablo Fuentes is the brother of former Woodlynne Mayor Jeraldo Fuentes and the brother of Angel Fuentes, a deputy clerk for Camden County and a former NJ Assemblyman and Camden City Council President. 

In 2012 the three brothers who each served as elected officials in different positions throughout the region - New Jersey Assemblyman Angel Fuentes, Woodlynne Borough Mayor Jeraldo Fuentes, and Woodlynne Borough Councilman Pablo Fuentes - were honored for a unique reason. The three Fuentes brothers became a part of history when each sibling appeared on the same election ballot during the General Election in November 2011. Not only was each brothers’ name on the ballot, but they each won the elections in which they were candidates.

That year reported federal, state, county, and borough officials - including U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, state Sen. Donald Norcross, and Assemblyman Gilbert "Whip" Wilson assisted in officially certifying the ballot that each brother signed and was collected by the Camden County Historical Society and the Puerto Rican Community Archives within the Newark Public Library's New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center (NJHRIC), for preservation purposes.

Woodlynne is a borough in Camden County, as of the 2020 census, the borough's population was 2,902 or 76 less than the 2010 census. The largest Woodlynne racial/ethnic groups are Hispanic (44.4%) followed by Black (31.7%) and White (12.0%). 

In 2019, the median household income of Woodlynne households was $48,786. Woodlynne households made slightly more than Elizabeth households ($48,407) and Prospect Park households ($48,497) . However, 19.4% of Woodlynne families live in poverty. The median age for Woodlynne residents is 28.9 years young.

 The borough is the state's eighth-smallest municipality. Established on the site of a defunct amusement park, Woodlynne is less than one-third the size of Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari.

Woodlynne was incorporated on March 19, 1901, from portions of Haddon Township. In 1906 the City of Camden City made an unsuccessful attempt to annex Woodlynne.