Taking Notes

BUILDING A BETTER BERNARDSVILLE

2021 Platform

 

Building a thriving and sustainable community

  • Continue to revitalize downtown for great walkability, dining, shopping, and connectors to our neighborhoods.  Drive the Quimby Lane and Audi projects to successful completion.


  • Promote volunteerism, participation, and our homegrown non-profit groups.


  • Prioritize a recreational plan that enriches residents from toddler to senior.  Leverage our open space commitment and funds to ensure a vibrant community with ample active and passive recreation.


  • Support infrastructure for electric vehicles and solar energy to propel energy efficiency and cost savings.


  • Improve infrastructure accessibility for hearing, sight impaired and differently-abled. 

Building an efficient revenue system and operational excellence

  • Pursue grants and other non-tax revenue sources.


  • Ensure wise use of American Rescue funds


  • Implement public-based budgeting, to promote community engagement.


  • Leverage our strategic, project, and process management expertise to save time and money.

Building local outreach that informs and bonds us

  • Expand community-wide messaging with IT, social media and alternative platforms, so it’s easy to know what’s going on and the who-what- where-why-when of community projects, events and resources.


  • Champion business development with easy, streamlined permitting processes.