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David Mayer Sworn In for Second Term as Gloucester Township Mayor

Three council members were also sworn in during a reorganization ceremony Saturday.

Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer with Sen. Robert Menendez.
Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer with Sen. Robert Menendez.
Gloucester Township Mayor David Mayer was sworn in for a second, four-year term Saturday during the annual reorganization of the township council.

A crowd of about 100 scattered around the large auditorium of Timber Creek Regional High School saw Mayer take the oath administered by U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez shortly after noon.

Mayer said he's optimistic about the next four years.

"Gloucester Township is poised for the most significant economic development this town has ever seen," Mayer said. "We will announce a small-business incentive program that will help small businesses expand and add jobs to our economy. Over the next four years, we will break ground and expand the largest economic project this town has ever seen when we open the Gloucester Premium Outlets."

Mayer won reelection by a better than 2-to-1 margin in November. His annual municipal salary is $52,000. Mayer, 46, a former staffer for U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, is also employed as the state director of legislative affairs for Comcast.

In other business, township council President Glen Bianchini and Vice President Orlando Mercado were reappointed by unanimous vote among members. Council members Dan Hutchinson, Frank Schmidt and Michelle Winters were sworn in for new terms.

All three were on the same ticket with Mayer in November. 
Paul J. DiBartolo January 05, 2014 at 08:29 PM
Follow the money... http://gloucestertownship.patch.com/groups/paul-j-dibartolos-blog/p/a-funny-thing-happened-on-the-way-to-the-mayoral-election
stephaniebelcher January 06, 2014 at 03:57 PM
I barfed in my mouth a little...barfed as in, I don't think I can stand to live in this township for another four years under this polished loony toon. If this man wanted permanent financial stability...farming is more dire and important then Starbucks coffee, coach purses and Cold Water Creek sweaters. Just sayin'.
D.Brown January 06, 2014 at 04:04 PM
With the tax abatement that mayer gave to the mall our taxes for school went up, yet he said he did not raise taxes. But by giving the mall the tax break our taxes went up.

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