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Magazine of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities
Volume 88 • Number 2 •  February 2011

small blue map of NJCONTENTS

February 2011

man having his blood pressure taken


Surviving a Downturn in New Jersey
Management Challenges and Strategies for Municipalities

By Angie McGuire & Dorothy Olshfski, The Center for Executive Leadership in Government Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Welcome to ‘Let’s S.H.A.P.E. Hamilton
By John Bencivengo, Mayor, Hamilton Township (Mercer)

Meeting the 2 Percent Cap
It’s Time to Pump Up the Revenue Side of Your Budget

By Scott Alexander, Mayor, Haddon Heights Borough

From Paving to Construction
Our Public Works Department Does It All!

By Steve Stanziano, Director of Public Works, Manchester Township

A Continued Focus on Jobs & Property Taxes
By Sheila Y. Oliver, Assembly Speaker

Taking a Fresh Look at Government

By John O. Gross, Village Administrator, South Orange Village

Attention: New Jersey’s Women
Why Not You? Why Not Now?

By Jean Sinzdak, Center for American Women and Politics, Rutgers University

Doing Less with Less
By Reagan Burkholder, Principal Consultant, Summit Collaborative Advisors

Police Trading Cards Help Officers Reach Out
By James T. Keane, Chief of Police, Borough of Metuchen

Meet Your New League Officers

2011 Advocacy Guide

The Dollars and Sense of First Aid
By Barbara Aras, New Jersey First Aid Council

Benefit Cost Analysis
A Tool for Weighing Your Toughest Decisions

By Jerry Velazquez, President, Triad Associates

Clean Communities Award
Winners Lead the Way to a Clean New Jersey

By Sandy Huber, Executive Director, Clean Communities Council

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
Helping Shape Our Transportation Investments

By Mary K. Murphy, Executive Director, North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority

Arthur Ondish Elected NJLM Educational Foundation President

The EDA Attracts Foreign-Based Businesses to New Jersey
By Caren S. Franzini, Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Economic Development Association

A Look at the State’s Environmental Agenda
By Lewis Goldshore, NJLM Environmental Counsel

Protecting Our Water Infrastructure
Will We Manage for Success or Run to Failure?

By Daniel J. Van Abs, New Jersey Clean Water Council

The Cat in the Hat is Back
League Joins in Read Across America Celebration

By Christy Kanaby, Read Across America State Coordinator, New Jersey Education Association

Lakewood Deputy Mayor Deploys to Iraq

League Past President Al Bridges Will Be Missed



From 222 West State Street
By Bill Dressel

As I See It
By Dave Fried, Mayor, Robbinsville

Washington Watch
By Jon Runyan
Congressman, Third District

Under the Gold Dome
By James McQueeny

Legal Q&A
By Matthew Weng

Getting the Most from Your League
By Michael Darcy

Professional Card Directory

Garden Statements
By Taran Samhammer

By Danielle Holland

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