SHORT HILLS, NJ – The Short Hills Association is hosting the annual Candidates Forum to include the two  candidates vying for one seat on the Millburn Township Committee. The event welcomes first-time candidate Tara Prupis and current Deputy Mayor Jodi Rosenberg. 

The forum will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the Millburn Education Center on Thursday, Oct. 18. 

The forum provides the residents of Millburn Township to hear directly from the candidates in a debate-style format on current issues important to residents. It is also an opportunity for residents to ask direct questions on any topic relevant to the governing of the municipality.

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The evening will provide each candidate an opportunity to address the township outlining their qualifications, accomplishments, and capabilities to lead and serve the residents for a three-year term. 

The Township Committee is comprised of five elected members who oversee an annual budget of approximately $50 million. The members amongst themselves elect the mayor and deputy mayor annually and announce the appointments at the reorganization meeting held in January of each year.  The current Township Committee members are Cheryl Burstein (mayor), Jodi Rosenberg (deputy mayor), Dianne Eglow, Sam Levy and Jackie Lieberberg. 

The Candidate’s Forum will be held in the main conference room at the Education Center located at 434 Millburn Avenue, and light refreshments will be served. All Millburn Township residents are invited to attend.

Founded in 1911, The Short Hills Association is the oldest civic organization in Millburn Township, whose aims are to promote, preserve and protect the interests of Short Hills and Millburn residents, to monitor and report on meetings of governing bodies and to make recommendations when advisable.

Editor's Note:  In the interest of transparency, Jonathan Sym serves as a vice president and board member of The Short Hills Association and as the Republican Committeeman of Millburn Township’s 13th Ward.  TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills is required to be objective and non-partisan; it has no editorial page and has no agenda.  As owner and editor of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, Mr. Sym's political viewpoints are private and are not to influence news coverage in any manner.  If, at any time, you have concerns about the objectivity of news content on TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, please email Michael Shapiro, Publisher of TAPinto.net at mshapiro@tapinto.net