Climate change must be at the forefront of contracts & policies.
Ensuring sustainable development while preserving the environment
To achieve a perfect balance between economic and social development, we need to advocate:
Transitioning from gray to green infrastructure,
Sustainability considerations for all Capital projects.
Advocate for electric vehicles for our law enforcement, park and recreation, & all county vehicles.
Look at composting initiatives as well as ensuring our fertilizers are eco-friendly to maintain our lakes and streams.
As the stewards of the environment for the next generation it is our responsibility to take care of our planet. Nothing should be done without the context of how it will shape our environment.
As we grow we must be future thinking and community based.
Morris County is growing, in population and in popularity. As the housing market swells we must be cognizant of how this effects our residents and addresses the need for smart growth.
As a thriving hub of corporate and economic development, Morris County would do well to continue to attract diversified businesses across multiple sectors. We can accomplish this by working with our local Chamber of Commerce and other organizations to support economic growth & innovation.
Local government revenue comes from property, sales, and other taxes; charges and fees; and transfers from federal and state governments. Especially in this time after COVID19, we must ensure the Census is complete to protect all areas of funding available for the county.
Quality of Life
All residents have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
All residents regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender have the right to access opportunities in their community. Educational, Vocational, and Health Services should be accessible to all residents in Morris County.
As a result of the pandemic, socio-economic disparities have become even more clear. Morris County's future depends on how we assist our fellow community members and lift ourselves up by addressing :