Saturday, January 5, 2013
The newcomer is joined by the longest-serving freeholder, Jeffrey Nash, in being sworn in during Camden County's 2013 reorganization meeting.
Forget the aphorism—for Camden County’s freeholder board, it was in with the old, in with the new at its 2013 reorganization meeting. Jeffrey Nash, of Cherry Hill, the longest-serving freeholder, first elected in 1991, and new freeholder Michelle Gentek, of Gloucester Township, were both sworn in alongside fellow freeholder Ian Leonard among a standing-room-only crowd at Camden City Hall Friday evening. While it might’ve seemed like old hat to Nash, who started in government by serving on the Cherry Hill township council in 1990, the longtime freeholder said the election process and rejoining the board still holds plenty of meaning. “Even after eight terms, it is extremely humbling…to see how many people are actually going into a voting …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Gloucester Township Council will hold its reorganization meeting on Jan. 2.
Gloucester Township Council has selected a date for its 2013 reorganization meeting. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 2, according to Township Clerk Rosemary DiJosie. It is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Council will likely adopt its 2013 meeting schedule during the reorganization meeting, which will be held at Gloucester Township Municipal Building. The governing body will also use the meeting to appoint various professionals and vote on Mayor David Mayer's appointments. The Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold its reorganization meeting at Camden City Hall on Friday, Jan. 4. The meeting, during which current Gloucester Township Councilwoman Michelle Gentek will be sworn in as freeholder, is scheduled for 4 p.m.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Council also adopted its 2012 meeting schedule.
After its new members, Sam Siler and Tracy Trotto, and re-elected members, Glen Bianchini and Orlando Mercado, were sworn in, the Township Council approved more than a dozen professional services appointments by Mayor David Mayer during Monday night's Gloucester Township reorganization meeting. The following Mayer appointments for 2012 were approved during the annual meeting: The following Mayer appointments were also read into the record by Clerk Rosemary DiJosie during Monday's meeting: Mayer did not name a media consultant in time for Monday's meeting. The township received requests for qualifications (RFQs) from both Steve Acito and ADaGeo Communications LLC for the position. In addition to approving more than a dozen of Mayer's 2012 …
Sam Siler and newcomer Tracy Trotto were sworn in Monday night.
Four Democrats took oaths of office for seats on the Gloucester Township Council during the municipality's annual reorganization meeting Monday night. Newcomer Tracy Trotto and Sam Siler, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who served on Council in the 1990s, will replace Crystal Evans and Ken Garbowski as members of the township's governing body. "I look forward to working with everyone on Council and in the township, and I look forward to continuing to do great things for Gloucester Township," Trotto said. Before she and her running mates won the November election, Trotto was best known for bringing the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life all-night fundraiser walk to the township a decade ago. Siler spoke about something he knows is …