Notes from the Desk of the Township Administrator

January 30, 2021

The days were exhausting. The nights quiet in the office. The wear and tear on one’s psyche grappling with a global pandemic no one ever foresaw – and all the budget crises and human suffering that came with it – along with “normal” local challenges, stretched one to their limits.  The constant ...

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October 2020 I know this is a few days late, but it’s a true testament to the frenzy of activity going on at Town Hall this Fall!!! We are closing in on finishing the new municipal complex; they will soon move to “Phase 2,” which is demolition of our existing buildings, paving of the new parking ...

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How did the summer fly by so fast? Although Fall is by far my favorite season, this Fall is obviously a bit different for all of us – with school, sports, government and life. Despite the challenges 2020 has brought us, there are also some great things happening here in Berkeley Heights to keep ...

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As everyone winds down from summer and gets ready for the school year to begin - no matter what that may look like (I know the frustration - I’m the mom of two young boys!) - the flurry of activity at Town Hall hasn’t slowed down one iota this summer.  Light at Locust & Snyder The ...

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This town is abuzz with construction activity, and our new municipal complex is at the center of it all! I have no doubt that everyone who has had a hand in bringing this complex to fruition - from the very beginning planning stages through now - had nothing but good intentions and the goal of ...

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Summer is officially here, and many of us are celebrating the completion of our children’s first virtual semester - and somehow surviving homeschooling while working from home and quarantining (serenity, now!). As our economy opens up, and we get out to eat, visit beaches and parks, and play ...

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Hi Everyone, First, let me say that as we mourn the loss of Berkeley Heights residents due to COVID-19, it’s so heartwarming to see how people in the community continue to rally around their neighbors, businesses and our healthcare workers, do their best to limit non-essential travel, and come ...

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For those of you who have no idea what the Administrator does (and I’m guessing it’s a lot of you!), it’s essentially the town manager. I oversee the day-to-day operations of the town, all of our municipal departments and personnel, and assist department heads and our Chief Financial Officer with ...

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Hello, everyone! My name is Liza Viana; I’m your Township Administrator. For those of you who have no idea what the Administrator does (and I’m guessing it’s a lot of you!), it’s essentially the town manager. I oversee the day-to-day operations of the town, all of our municipal departments and ...

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TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories. This edition features The Suburban ...

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