New Providence Republicans: A Record of Success

What has decades of solid governance by Republicans done for the Borough of New Providence?

Financial Stability:  AAA Credit Rating: New Providence has an “. . . expectation . . .  to maintain healthy financial flexibility throughout economic cycles, consistent with a history of strong operating performance and sound reserves” (Fitch Ratings – New York – 14 April 2017).
Reasonable and predictable year over year municipal tax rates:

2018       1.3%
2017       1.5%
2016       1.5%
2017 2nd lowest municipal taxes among 8 peer communities on a per capita basis
2017 3rd lowest municipal taxes among peer communities on an average basis

Steady capital investment with careful planning to avoid sticker shock to tax rates:

Fire House
Rescue Squad
Municipal Center
Standby Power for emergency shelter capability
Hillview School Field
Elkwood Park Field
Oakwood Park Field
Basketball and tennis courts
Two new Fire Engines
Two new Ambulances
New police vehicles

Sharing Services with nearby communities to improve service and reduce costs:

Shared Dispatch Center
Providing wastewater system operating services to Summit
Sharing public works equipment
Board of Health
Municipal Court
New Businesses: New Providence has attracted strong business that are filling space in commercial districts, e.g., Berkeley Aquatic, Lantern Hill
Consistently high community ratings by independent review organizations: – Best Places to Live in New Jersey rated A+ – NP violent crime rate 94.4% lower than NJ average and
Property crime rate 66.2% below NJ Average.
NJ Family Best Towns for Families – No. 17
A healthy residential real estate market, with home prices trending upwards
New families coming to New Providence for our lifestyle, location and schools

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New Providence, NJ