Our united GNP Republican team plans to work closely with Council Members Stacey Jordan and Chris Chiacchio to immediately address the following initiatives that have been discussed and debated far too long:
1. CUT GOVERNMENT WASTE AND REIN IN TAXES
- Eliminate unnecessary spending and seek to balance budget using current revenues.
- Get control of engineering service contracts being issued without a final plan in place.
- Review operating costs to determine needs for privatization of any services, if necessary.
- Rigorously review all proposed projects before investing in them.
- Seek grant opportunities and public-private partnerships wherever possible.
2. FINISH TOWN HALL, RECREATION BUILDING AND LIBRARY PROJECTS
- Use our team’s expertise to finalize a plan and implement it. We have waited long enough.
- Avoid unnecessary costs and spending. Use common sense.
- Make sure projects being constructed match township needs.
3. PROTECT OUR OPEN SPACE PROGRAM
- Reserve the Open Space Fund for the Acquisition and Maintenance of Land.
- Fund major capital improvements, once confirmed as being necessary, another way.
- Work with Open Space Advisory Committee to develop an acceptable plan for spending.
- Work with Sports Groups to develop an Acceptable Plan for Necessary Field Improvements.
- Evaluate the need for a Fields Coordinator to assist in improving Open Space town wide.
4. EMBRACE TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT
- Govern based on what the tax payers of Moorestown want.
- Restore public trust and transparency by streamlining release of documents to the public.
- Work on website to more easily review meeting minutes and other Township Information.
5. REVIVE OUR MAIN STREET AND OTHER RETAIL AREAS IN TOWN
- Review recommendations of a revitalization plan that was paid for but never implemented.
- Evaluate what changes can be made to incentivize retail to come to Main Street and Lenola.
- Examine parking situation downtown, and determine possibilities for improvement.
- Remove regulatory hurdles, maximizing opportunities to attract new and existing businesses.
- Develop a five (5) year plan setting annual goals for getting Main Street back on the Map.
6. INFRASTRUCTURE REVIEW AND PLANNING
- Work with town manager to determine long range planning for infrastructure improvements.
- Planning and budgeting in advance will avoid large unexpected costs requiring bonding later