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Magazine of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities
Volume 86• Number 3 • March 2009
222 West State Street
Trenton, N.J. 08608
Phone: (609) 695-3481
Fax (609) 695-0151



Burlington’s Leaders
Not Afraid To Take a Chance

By John Alexander, Director of Public Affairs

Collingswood’s Business Relief Plan  Free Money
By James Maley, Mayor & Cass Y. Duffey, Director of Communication, Borough of Collingswood

Green Savings Add Up in Cherry Hill
By Bernie Platt, Mayor, Cherry Hill

Pennsauken  Creating a Warm Welcome for All
By Jack Killion, 2008 Mayor and current Deputy Mayor, Pennsauken

The Arts as an Instrument for Community Renewal & Prosperity
By Nina Mitchell Wells, Secretary of State

A Master Planning Process that Pays Off
By Richard J. DiLascio, Mayor of Lyndhurst Township; Francis Reiner, DMR Architects
& Henry Ossi, Principal & Director of Construction Administration, DMR Architects

Cooperative Purchasing Can Drive Down Costs
By Alice K. Small, Director,
Division of Purchase and Property, Department of the Treasury

Protecting New Jersey’s Health Care Safety Net
By Heather Howard, Commissioner, Department of Health and Senior Services

New Jersey Division on Women  Addressing the Issues that Impact Women Today
By Janice Kovach, Director, New Jersey Division on Women

Records Management and Shared Services
By Sean A. Curry, PARIS Grants Administrator, Division of Archives and Records Management

Building Shared Services with New Citizens’ Commissions
By Joseph V. Doria, Jr., Commissioner, Department of Community Affairs

Don’t Preserve the Personal Property Tax, Replace It
By Dennis Bone, President, Verizon New Jersey

Municipal Websites, E-Mail and Internet Use  A Guide for Elected Officials
By Morris A. Enyeart, League Web Advisory Consultant, CEO, City Connections LLC

Managing Government E-mail: A Technology and Management Challenge
By Michael D. Esolda, President, NJ-GMIS (New Jersey Chapter, Government Management Information Sciences) and Chief Information Officer, Woodbridge Township/Woodbridge Township School District

Supporting Our Troops  It’s Time to Rise to the Challenge
By Karen Cerra, Co-Chair, New Jersey Family Readiness Council & Pam Mount, New Jersey Family Readiness Council Member and Mayor, Lawrence Township (Mercer)

2010 Census Update  Time to Start the Planning
By Raul Vicente, Jr., 2010 Census Senior Media Specialist, Rafael Dominguez, Partnership Coordinator
& Geraldine Clark, Senior Partnership Specialist/Team Leader, 2010 Census’ New York Regional Census Center

Financial Trend Monitoring and Forecasting  Important Tools in Uncertain Times
By Christopher Raths, Municipal Manager, Roxbury

A Review of the Best Practices in Clean Communities
By Sandy Huber, Executive Director, New Jersey Clean Communities Council

Meeting the Challenge of Linguistic Diversity
By Nicholas V. Montalto, Rutgers University

Mayors’ Legislative Day



From 222 West State Street
By Bill Dressel

As I See It
By Vincent Barrella, Mayor,
Point Pleasant Beach Boro

Washington Watch
By Albio Sires, Congressman, Thirteenth, Eighth District

Under the Gold Dome
By James McQueeny

New Jersey Sustainability Update
By Kathleen Grady &
Elizabeth McManus

Legislative Update
By Michael F. Cerra, Jon R. Moran & Helen Yeldell

Legal Q&A
By Deborah M. Kole

Professional Card Directory

Garden Statements
By Taran B. Samhammer

By Karen E. Venditti




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