Chatham Borough Council had sweatshirts made for two municipal employees.
Chatham Borough Councilman John Holman surprised Borough Engineer Vincent J. DeNave and Traffic Safety Officer Robert Sweetin with custom-made sweatshirts to thank them for their service during Tropical Storm Sandy. "We were unable to recognize what role you [had]," Holman said during the meeting. "So we have a solution for that." The sweatshirts say "Sandy 2012" on the front left corner, and "DeNave and Sweetin Electric" on the back. DeNave and Sweetin were instrumental during and after Tropical Storm Sandy in getting the utility trucks where they needed to be. Sweetin escorted trucks around town so they would not get lost, and then roped off roads so the crews could work without passing traffic. DeNave helped inventory damage in the …
Richard Plambeck writes in his endorsement in a Letter to the Editor.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
To the Editor: I believe the residents will be well-served by re-electing John Holman and Len Resto to the Chatham Borough Council, and I heartily endorse them. Both have worked effectively with the Mayor and other members of Council, our staff and volunteers to keep Chatham Borough one of the best small towns in America. As a team, they have kept our municipal taxes among the four or five lowest of all the 39 towns in Morris County. John chairs the Shared Services Committee that has created effective partnerships with other towns and the County to provide equal or better services at lower costs. The most recent examples being the Joint Court with three other municipalities and the transition of the Emergency Dispatch operations to …