Finance - 2017 Goals

  • Continue strong financial planning and oversight during difficult economic times
  • Consider issuing bonds to finance capital projects from 2015 and 2016 based on need, the market place and the Township’s strong financial position
  • Continue to strive to keep the tax collection rate over 99% by very closely monitoring the bankruptcies and larger delinquencies  
  • Continue collecting telephone numbers of taxpayers to build a data base to better reach parties in the event an issue arises
  • Continue to closely monitor property sales and  manage the ratable base on an ongoing basis to minimize tax appeals
  • Continuing participation in the various cooperative purchasing systems
  • Continue to work with other municipalities, Middlesex County, and the State of New Jersey on Shared Services initiatives and opportunities
  • Continue “green” purchasing initiatives, where practical