HERE IS THE NEW COMPOSITION OF THE HAMILTON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

Charles Cain - Mayor
Carl Pitale - Deputy Mayor
Art Schenker
Rodney Guishard
Judy Link

HARRY HURLEY GOES ONE-ON-ONE WITH NEW HAMILTON TOWNSHIP MAYOR CHARLES CAIN

HARRY HURLEY: Mayor Cain, how does it feel to be the new Mayor of Hamilton Township?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: After being Deputy Mayor in 2010,2011,2012,2020 ... Being selected as Mayor for 2021 is a true honor. As you know, I took a hiatus from the Committee to spend more time with my family, I thank the Hamilton township voters for having faith in me and allowing me to serve again.

HARRY HURLEY: How far back does The Cain Family go in Hamilton Township?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: Being an eighth generation resident of Hamilton Township makes this a uniquely special experience. With my wife AnnMarie, our two children (Charles and Tiffani) are now 9th Generation residents of Hamilton Township.

HARRY HURLEY: What are your primary objectives?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: My main goals as Mayor begin with keeping our Township Employees safe amid the COVID Pandemic as well as our residents. I look forward to working with our Police Department on expanding our commitment to Community Policing as much as possible given our current conditions.

HARRY HURLEY: Mayor Cain, give our readers one more area of focus for 2021 and beyond?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: Along with continuing the work I've been involved in with planning and zoning for almost the last two decades is my greatest passion. With the addition of Rehabilitation and Redevelopment.

HARRY HURLEY: In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what are your expectations regarding development and redevelopment?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: I'm very encouraged by the interest that has been created in our Commercial Corridor and Pocket Sites Throughout the Township.

HARRY HURLEY: More than a decade ago you inherited a fiscally imbalanced Hamilton Township. How are things now?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN:I look forward to continuing the great fiscal responsibility policies that we put in place over a decade ago. Had we not made these difficult decisions back then, this year’s strained finances due to Covid-19 would be disastrous.

HARRY HURLEY: What projects or goals has the COVID-19 pandemic forced you to put the brakes on?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: Hopefully we begin to put COVID in the rear view mirror and have the opportunity to roll out the Recreation Plan that Carl and I ran on. My main goals as Mayor begins with keeping our Township Employees safe amid the COVID Pandemic as well as our residents.

HARRY HURLEY: What are your goals regarding the public safety in Hamilton Township?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: I look forward to working with our Police Department on expanding our commitment to Community Policing as much as possible given our current conditions. Continuing the work I've been involved in regarding planning and zoning for almost the last two decades is my greatest passion. With the addition of Rehabilitation and Redevelopment.

HARRY HURLEY: Mayor, let’s talk about that ... rehabilitation and redevelopment.

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: I'm encouraged by the interest that has been created in our Commercial Corridor and other Pocket Sites throughout the Township.

HARRY HURLEY: What is an important area that you keep you regularly sights on?

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: I look forward to continuing our focus of managing the taxpayers dollars with reverence and respect. People work very hard and deserve to get the biggest bang for their buck. We will save and where we have to spend, we will do so responsibly.

HARRY HURLEY: Give your readers a closing thought of supreme importance for the residents of Hamilton Township.

MAYOR CHARLES CAIN: Hopefully we begin to put COVID in the rear view mirror and have the opportunity to roll out the Recreation Plan that Carl and I ran on.

Mayor Cain added that Fiscally responsible extra and co-curricular activities are very important for the fabric of a community of residents like Hamilton Township, concluded Mayor Cain.

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