Four local Chambers of Commerce, including Millburn-Short Hills, North Essex regional, Cedar Grove, and Livingston are joining the League of Women Voters (LWV) of the Montclair area as hosts of the annual “Meet the Mayors” Breakfast on Saturday, March 24th from 9:00am to 11:00 a.m. at Crane’s Mill, 459 Passaic Avenue in West Caldwell. The snow date is March 31st.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. will present the opening remarks followed by speakers Joseph Martin, Verona Town Manager and Joseph Chiusolo, Cedar Grove Council Member. Topics to be discussed will include consolidation of municipalities and municipal services, the status of COAH requirements, and the prospect of real property tax relief.
Mayors from the following communities have been invited to participate in topic discussions: Montclair, Verona, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Roseland, Fairfield, Caldwell, West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Nutley, Bloomfield, Clifton, Little Falls, Glen Ridge, West Orange, Livingston and Millburn-Short Hills. Guests will have the opportunity to network with Chamber members and local officials.
Government Affairs Committee Chair Denny Klein of Rand, Feuer & Klein, L.L.C and North Essex Chamber of Commerce President Anthony Rainone, Esq. of Brach Eichler LLC are encouraging area Chamber members and residents to join in these important and timely discussions that affect both business and residential communities.
Helen Faulkner of the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area, which represents members in most of the participating towns states “This a rare opportunity for League members, business people, politicians and others to come together to hear about our common concerns.”
Co-Sponsor Everton Scott, Regional Public Affairs Manager, PSE&G said “I am proud to work with the League of Women Voters – Montclair and the various Chambers of Commerce to provide an opportunity for local residents to meet their mayors. PSE&G strongly encourages dialogue between local officials and residents on issues of common interest.
Dennis F. Klein of Rand, Feuer & Klein, LLC of Fairfield and Suburban Essex and Vicinity Magazines join PSE&G as event sponsors. Admission is free with advanced registration by March 20th and includes a full breakfast. To register, please contact the North Essex Chamber at 973-226-5500 or visit www.northessexchamber.com