Bernardsville GOP Endorses Gardner and Youngblood

Karen Gardner, Candidate for Borough Council Credits: Karen Gardner

BERNARDSVILLE NJ - At its annual candidate screening meeting, the Bernardsville Republican Municipal Committee (BRMC) endorsed incumbent Republican Councilman Bill Youngblood and current BRMC Vice-Chairman, Planning Board and Open Space member Karen Gardner.               .

Their names were forwarded to Al Gaburo, the chairman of the Somerset County Republican Organization for inclusion on that line in the upcoming June Primary.

“My experience and knowledge of the workings of the borough will give me the ability to hit the ground running if I am elected. There are plenty of projects and ideas that need to be vetted and decided on," Gardner comment shortly after the meeting. She added, “I look forward to meeting and listening to residents concerns and ideas."  Gardner will begin campaigning door-to-door this week. “We need to step our efforts and diligently work to keep our municipal tax burden as low, delivery greater services to the residents and reduce the growth of the debt service the municipality is responsible for. Keeping this in balance requires tough decisionmaking."

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Councilman Youngblood said, “I will remain responsive to the needs of all the residents of the borough."

Gardner added, “I would like to thank all my supporters. My professional experiences and background, including as a member of the Planning Board and Open Space and Recreation committee and Environmental Commission lend themselves to some of the current issues occurring in our borough. I look forward to finally tackling our housing problem, revitalizing our downtown without overdeveloping and keeping our water supply clean and plentiful while improving our overall quality of life for every resident.”


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