Planet Princeton
15% off your first order with Vosges Haut-Chocolat

Princeton Transition Task Force to Host Public Forum Dec. 3

The transition task force that has guided the merger of the two Princetons will host a community meeting on Dec. 3 to discuss the consolidation process and answer residents’ questions. The meeting will also highlight some of the key issues the new Princeton will face in 2013 after consolidation takes effect.

The public forum  will be held at 7 p.m. in the community room at the Princeton Public Library.“In November 2011, Borough and Township voters endorsed a consolidation plan to make major changes in our municipal government,” said Mark Freda, the chairman of the transition task force. “The transition task force has worked long and hard this year to make the transition from two governments to one as seamless as possible. We’re eager to update the community on that process and to answer to the best of our ability questions that residents may have about services and administrative changes.”

Freda will moderate the forum.  Borough Administrator Bob Bruschi, who is slated to become the administrator for the merged municipality, will discuss changes in locations for municipal offices and services. The task force’s project management consultant, Joseph Stefko, will review the consolidation process.

The governing bodies of the Borough and Township appointed the transition task force in January. The task force and various subcommittees have held dozens of meetings since January to develop and implement a road map for consolidation. The task force was charged with reviewing the issues associated with implementing consolidation and making recommendations to the governing bodies in preparation for day one of the consolidated municipality. Both governing bodies made appointments to the task force, which was also aided by citizen volunteers. Many decisions endorsed by the task force and the two existing governing bodies must ultimately be confirmed by the new municipal government that will be sworn in on January 1.

Krystal Knapp

Krystal Knapp is the founding editor of Planet Princeton. She can be reached via email at editor AT planetprinceton.com. Send all letters to the editor and press releases to that email address.

Events Calendar

« December 2017 » loading...
M T W T F S S
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Sat 16

Jammin’ with Santa

December 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 16
Sat 16

Santa Comes to Kale’s Garden Center

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 16

West Windsor Winter Farmers’ Market

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 16

1st and 3rd Youth Groups

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 16
Sat 16

Palmer Square Winter Wonderland and Photo Workshop

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 16

Candle Making Workshop at the Watershed

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 16

T-Connect Trans Youth Group

December 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 16
Sat 16

Chanukah Celebration at Adath Israel

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Get 15% off your first order with Vosges Haut-Chocolat
       

Advertisement

  • Get 15% off your first order with Vosges Haut-Chocolat

Events Calendar

« December 2017 » loading...
M T W T F S S
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
Sat 16

Jammin’ with Santa

December 16 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Sat 16
Sat 16

Santa Comes to Kale’s Garden Center

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 16

West Windsor Winter Farmers’ Market

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
%d bloggers like this: