MORRISTOWN, NJ - On Saturday, June 4 th , Tawanna Cotten (Democrat), Lorena Inestroza (Independent), and James Sullivan (Independent) gathered at the Morristown Diner where they announced their candidacy for the 2 nd , 3 rd , and 4 th Ward council seats respectively.
Cotten advocated for a safer community through the creation of a neighborhood watch. Along with such improvements as fewer loitering and noise disturbances, she wants to increase trash collecting in such areas as gateless dumpster enclosures on Manahan Village.
A 5 th generation Morristown resident, Inestroza is concerned about the direction of town. She proposed such changes as improved fiscal responsibility and accountability. Inestroza also hopes to reduce traffic and speeding on the 3 rd Ward’s many “cut through streets.”
Born and raised in Morristown, Sullivan is interested in preserving the town’s history and beauty by ensuring that the woodlands are protected from overdevelopment. Additionally, Sullivan wants to aid Morristown Partnership by improving sanitation in the South Street Corridor.
All of the candidates were grateful to all who came out to see them. The large turnout is proof of the passion the people of Morristown have for their community.
The primarily election is on June 4 th and the general election is on November 5 th .