ELIZABETH, NJ — The Fiscal Committee of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced a set of three open public hearings in March for the review of the 2020 Executive Budget.

All three hearings will begin at 6 p.m. and are as follows:

  • Wednesday, March 4: Department of Human Services; Department of Parks and Recreation; Sheriff’s Office; and the Election Board, at the Cranford Municipal Building, 8 Springfield Avenue, Cranford.
  • Thursday, March 12: Department of Administrative Services; Department of Corrections; County Clerk; Department of Economic Development; and the Surrogate’s Office, at the Union County Vocational Technical School’s Board room1776 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains.  
  • Wednesday, March 18th: County Counsel’s Office; Department of Engineering, Public Works and Facilities; Department of Public Safety; and the Prosecutor’s Office, at Rahway City Hall, 1 City Hall Plaza, Rahway.

While there are no public comments at these meetings, the public is welcome to attend and listen to the discussion. The Freeholder Board’s Fiscal Committee will conduct their review before the Freeholder Board as a whole votes to introduce the budget later this year.