Running for re-election is Mayor Phil Kramer. Mayor Kramer is finishing his first 4- year term after serving as the Third Ward Councilman for 6 years. He has worked as an Aerospace Engineer, Computer Scientist and flew B52s in the Air Force. Dr. Kramer currently practices Neurology three days a week leaving him plenty of time to devote to the Township. His focus has been on the budget and open government.
The year before he took office (2009) the Township budget was approximately $60M. Now 10 years later it is about $61M, an increase of about 1.7% despite inflation of 19.2%. He has been involved with the initiating of televising meetings of the Town Council and Committees, Library, Sewage Authority and Board of Education. He has also requested the Freeholders provide videos of their meeting to be shown on FTTV.
Mayor Kramer is looking forward to keeping tight reins on the budget and promoting responsible economic Development.