Candidate Statements

October 12, 2018

As a candidate for Livingston Town Council, I want to share my thoughts on what I see as my responsibilities as a Town Council member. As Council member, it’s my responsibility to provide good government through transparency, accountability and responsiveness. My experiences shape my approach: ...

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Hello Livingston!  I am excited to be running for re-election to our Township Council along with my fellow Councilman,Rudy Fernandez and Mayor Ed Meinhardt.  We have worked hard over the last four years and job number one continues to be smart, efficient government.  The Town collects your ...

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I am Todd Goren.  I am running for the Livingston Board of Education.  First and foremost, I am father of 3 children in Livingston Public Schools. I have children in 8th, 5th and 3rd grade and I have a long term-vested interest in the success of our schools.  If elected, I will have students in ...

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As a candidate for Livingston Town Council, I want to share my thoughts on how I will balance business development, while retaining the character of our town. I know our town’s character. I have lived here for 12 years. Growing up in neighboring West Orange, I spent much time here at the mall, the ...

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I am Brandon Minde, candidate for Livingston Town Council. Although this is my first venture into politics, I am no stranger to public service. I fought crime and government corruption as an Essex County Assistant Prosecutor. I enforced regulations to protect taxpayers and guided major ...

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Rachel Selvin announced her candidacy for a seat on the Livingston Board of Education.  She is a retired lawyer and 14 year Livingston resident.  Rachel has two 2 children, one in Heritage Middle School and the other who just finished his Freshman year at Livingston High School.  She has been an ...

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Todd Goren has filed a petition with the Essex County Clerk to seek one of the two open seats in the November Livingston Board of Education election. An eleven year Livingston resident, Mr. Goren is a parent of three children in Livingston Public Schools. His family has been actively involved in ...

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Town Council candidate Debbie Burack took time to walk the community with senior Billy, looking at various infrastructure issues.  He showed her a large pothole on his block that needs repair for some time.  Also discussed among the two is the lack of adequate lighting and safe sidewalks to use ...

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Livingston Town Council candidate Brandon Minde previously served as Executive Director of the New Jersey Government Records Council, where he ran the state agency that adjudicates complaints filed under the Open Public Records Act concerning denials of access to government records by public ...

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Ronnie Ferber Konner filed her nominating petition on June 7, 2018 and has announced that she will seek another term on the Livingston Board of Education in the November 6, 2018 election. Ms. Konner appreciates the trust that the township members have given to her to serve Livingston, and she would ...

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During an ever changing and often challenging environment for education, Pamela Chirls is a strong advocate for what is best for Livingston’s nearly 6,000 students and those who do the important work in our classrooms every day. As current President and Co-Chair, Negotiating Committee, Pam is ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Republican candidates for Livingston Township Council Brandon Minde and Debbie Burack stated this week that they were out supporting all those marching in the Memorial Day Parade and, most importantly, those who did not come home while defending our freedoms. The two candidates ...

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