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"The lines on the geopolitical map of New Jersey were drawn by men with political and/or economic agendas . . . today the costs of maintaining New Jersey’s multiple and redundant jurisdictions mounts into the billions of dollars."

Alan J. Karcher,
Multiple Municipal Madness

Princeton Township and Borough consolidation saves taxpayer money and entities’ uniqueness

This opinion editorial article, written by former Princeton Borough mayor Marvin Reed, originally appeared in The Times of Trenton

It’s easy to ask: If past referendums for municipal consolidation in Princeton were defeated, why should this year’s ballot turn out any differently?

It’s a good question. But there’s also a good answer: We’ve learned, we’ve grown, we’ve changed.

From past experiences such as ours and that of other municipalities, the state has significantly broadened and liberalized the consolidation statutes to make it less complicated to combine municipalities.

Admittedly, there has not been a rush to reform.

But Princeton is one of the few New Jersey towns that has tried to respond to the state’s initiative to become more efficient. The town has studied merger before, but this time, following new options and with a bit of state financial assistance, we have gained something from a full-scale professional study that included elected municipal officials as well as their administrators. Through the participants’ candid, practical advice, the resultant study shows how best to redeploy staff in a more direct, coordinated system.

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