BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Drop by the Berkeley Heights YMCA at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, to take part in "Coffee and Conversations," an new way to talk to Township Committee members.
Council member Peter Bavoso said the Communication Committee is trying to find new ways for residents to speak to council members and the mayor. This is more of a listening tour -- one where the officials listen and the residents speak about their concerns.
"We are looking for different opportunities for residents to discuss ideas, ask questions, share concerns and provide feedback," Bavoso said, who likened it to a "roundtable."
During the Oct. 2 event, Mayor Robert Woodruff, and council members Jeanne Kingsley and Mike D'Aquila will be listening to residents.
The next event will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at a yet-to-be determined location. Woodruff, Bavoso and council member Susan Poage will be there to listen to residents.
The last session of 2018 will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at a yet-to-be determined location. Woodruff, council members Manny Couto and Michelle Greco will be there.
In other news from the Communications Committee, the developer of the township website will be Civicplus . There will be a kickoff meeting on Friday and there will be a more detailed timeline at the next council meeting, he said.
He said they were one of the finalists and members are excited about their choice. They are municipal government website developers, and do websites for communities large and small. He suggested residents check out their website to see what they do.