PATERSON, NJ - The Citizens Campaign is holding a Paterson Cost-Cutting Forum on Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm at the Hamilton Club (32 Church Stree), featuring Rep. Bill Pascrell and several members of the Paterson City Council.

The Cost-Cutting Forum is designed to offer residents free insider tips and the political know-how to advance local cost-cutting proposals in the City of PatersonPassaic County, and beyond. 

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The Citizens Campaign has developed more than 20 model proposals that result in significant savings in local government. The Citizens Campaign chairman, Harry Pozycki, will showcase some of The Citizens Campaign cost-cutting proposals, and provide attendees with insider tips to get results.

Members of the Paterson Council and Board of Education, including council members Ken Morris, Andre Sayegh, Julio Tavarez, and Anthony Davis will speak to current cost-cutting initiatives underway in the city. Following the speakers, members of the public will be invited to offer their own ideas for cutting the city and school board budgets and helping reduce residents’ property tax burden.

This event is part of The Citizens Campaign “Call to Service,” a statewide movement to inspire citizens to participate in the leadership of their communities and reverse the tide of government waste and corruption.

This Summit is free and open to the public. There is limited seating, so attendees are asked to contact Charlie Kratovil at charlie@thecitizenscampaign.comor (732) 548-9798 x.7.

The Citizens Campaign, a nonpartisan public service organization founded PatersonPress.com last year as a way to keep the residents of Paterson better informed about their community.