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Edison Town Council Candidate Statement: Michael R. Lombardi

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Credits: Edison Democrats 2015
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1. Why are you running for Township Council?

During my 3½ years on the Council, I think we have made significant strides to help Edison become a better place to live and work, and a more attractive place for visitors. I am running for Township Council to continue promoting those efforts.

2. What specific things do you hope to accomplish?

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My focus is to continue providing Edison's high-quality services at their current level and, when it is financially practical, to improve those services. As a member of the Council's finance committee, I am always looking for new ways to hold down costs and generate new revenue. My goal is to maintain and improve Edison as much as possible, while placing as little additional burden as possible on our taxpayers.

3. About Michael R. Lombardi

Michael R. Lombardi, 33, is an incumbent Councilman seeking his second, four-year term. He serves on the Council's finance and public safety committees, and is a member of the N.J. Advisory Council on Safety and Health.

An attorney in a North Edison law firm, Lombardi has a business administration degree from Loyola College in Baltimore and is a 2007 graduate of the New England School of Law, Boston.

While in high school and college Lombardi worked as a restaurant waiter, a carpenter's apprentice and a sailing instructor. He has previously volunteered with the Edison Civic Association, Rahway Hospital, and Woodbrook Elementary School.

Lombardi and his wife Karen became parents for the first time earlier this month (August) to daughter, Valentina Sofia Lombardi.

Editor’s Note: All candidates were contacted through their respective party chairperson and were invited to submit statements for publication and answer the same two questions and share a little about themselves.

The opinions expressed herein are the writer's alone, and do not reflect the opinions of TAPinto.net or anyone who works for TAPinto.net. TAPinto.net is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the writer.

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