Dennis McNerney Speaks on Shared Services at Englewood Area Community Foundation’s Local Leadership Initiative Meeting

Dennis McNerney Speaks on Shared Services at Englewood Area Community Foundation’s Local Leadership Initiative Meeting

The Englewood Area Community Foundation (EACF) hosted its second dinner meeting of the Local Leadership Initiative (LLI) on March 30, 2009. Bergen County Executive, Dennis McNerney, spoke about how towns can benefit from sharing services, current funding/grant opportunities, and examples of successful partnerships between municipalities. After his talk, Mr. McNerney facilitated a Q&A conversation. To follow-up, the EACF plans to bring together the towns’ managers and business administrators to take action on the ideas Mr. McNerney presented.

The meeting was held at the office of Englewood Cliffs Mayor, Joseph Parisi. Seven Bergen County municipalities were represented by twenty officials: mayors, city managers, and city council presidents. The towns present were: Bergenfield; Englewood; Englewood Cliffs; Hackensack; Leonia; Teaneck; and Tenafly. Also attending were 37th District legislators, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Assemblyman Gordon Johnson. At the casino online first LLI dinner in December 2008, the two legislators spoke on how Trenton’s response to the current economic crises was impacting towns in North Building New Models and Approaches to Support Big Big data analysis has gotten a lot of hype recently, and for good reason. Bergen County.

In 2008, the EACF began convening local leaders on a quarterly basis to discuss ways to form partnerships that could resolve common concerns, enhance their communities’ quality It’s the 4th such deal for Aristocrat, whose previous nLive clients range from the Maryland Live! casino . of life, and in many cases, save money, as well. The Foundation, acting as a neutral, third party, only facilitates the work of the LLI. It does not determine discussion topics or group policies. The EACF has also brought together area schools, Farleigh Dickinson University, hospitals, and non-profits resulting in a regional autism school to open in July 2009, and the creation of a four-town pediatric obesity program to be launched in 2010.

The Englewood Area Community Foundation (EACF) is a non-profit organization located in Englewood, NJ. Its mission is to improve life in the communities of northern Bergen County. One way it does this is to convene resident groups, businesses, non-profits, and local government representatives to discuss concerns and policies in the EACF’s three areas of interest: public health, education, and active citizenship. The Foundation demonstrates that by engaging in dialogue and working together, citizens can help their communities thrive.

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