Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Town's annual reorganization meeting was held on Tuesday.
In a non-election year, much of Tuesday night’s Morristown reorganization was routine, with board appointments and responsibilities for council members remaining mostly as they were in 2012. Five volunteer firefighters were sworn in, as is the annual custom. With no objections from the other council members in attendance—councilman Kevin Gsell did not arrive until during the regular Town Council meeting—Michelle Dupree Harris was again named council president and Rebecca Feldman was again named council vice president. 2013 will be the pair’s second year’s serving in those roles. One council member, however, was noticeably absent: longtime member Anthony Cattano Jr., who died in September. “It was a sad year,” noted Town Clerk Matt …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Annual Morristown reorganization meeting was held Tuesday.
Tuesday, January 8
The following is the provided transcript of Morristown Mayor Tim Dougherty's annual address, read during the town reorganization meeting, held Tuesday at Town Hall: Good evening. I wish everyone a very healthy and prosperous 2013. I am very optimistic that we will have a good year. To reflect on 2012, I was reminded, once again, of the vitality and vibrancy of the Town of Morristown. Significant private financial investment continued as dozens of new businesses opened, expanded and announced their future intentions to call downtown Morristown home. New redevelopment projects have also been proposed and we have continued to receive glowing praise throughout New Jersey as a model of smart growth. Even Snooki and J Wow wanted to be part of …