Candidate Statements

September 17, 2018

When I ran for Council three years ago, I promised to work to keep the Borough efficient and responsive in the way it delivers essential services focused on health, safety, and infrastructure reliability. I wished to apply my background in municipal, structured, and real estate finance and ...

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Knocking on doors this past weekend, I had one resident ask me “Why should I vote for you?” Well, here was my response: When others are asked to describe me, the words most often said are “good listener,” “pragmatist,” “consensus builder,” “empathetic,” “results-oriented,” and “doer.” That’s what ...

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As part of the Environmental Commission’s mission on environmental stewardship, one great stride made in 2017 and continuing today is making the west bank of the Passaic River accessible to our residents for passive recreation. The three-phase project is referred to as the Historic Riverside ...

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When I ran for a seat on the Borough Council for a second non-consecutive term in 2015, I was honored to receive the endorsement of the Chatham Courier. In their endorsement, the Courierstated  “we endorse Resto enthusiastically and are expecting even greater things from him.” I believe I have ...

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Three years ago, when seeking a seat on the Chatham Borough Council, I promised to work to keep the Borough a beacon of limited, efficient and responsive municipal government, one which delivers essential services focused on health, safety, and sound infrastructure investment at the most reasonable ...

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