Grassroots for Bergen County

Browsing the "Slider" Category -

Slider

November 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

Democratic victory margin enormous as County results track with state and local results                   2017 Winners                       ...

Read More
November 14, 2017 - 0 Comments

  What happens when an experienced attorney and a veteran legislator talk about the legalities of transparency in the context of current and pending Open Public Records Act and Open Public Meetings Act legislation?  Take...

Read More
October 25, 2017 - 0 Comments

A First: Simultaneous Internet Broadcast of BGR’s 10/24 Freeholder Candidate Forum. Its still available click here  2 Republican challenger candidates (John Driscoll & Ray Cottiers) went head to head with 2 Democratic incumbent Freeholders (Joan...

Read More
October 1, 2017 - 0 Comments

 Bergen Grassroots Activity:  BGR’s County Freeholder Candidate Forum on  Tuesday October 24 event preceded the election  and got good media coverage both before the November 7  general election and after.  See the complete video of this...

Read More
September 2, 2017 - 0 Comments

As a group of 7, the Bergen County Freeholder Board annually  – in the Spring – takes a budget submitted by the County Executive (who currently is from the same political party as All  7...

Read More
July 12, 2017 - 1 Comments

Update: a Bergen Record editorial and front-page story today (7/12/2017) report the important 7-11-2017 NJ Supreme Court decision in which the Court reversed key elements of an appeals court decision and powerfully clarified and expanded...

Read More
May 31, 2017 - 0 Comments

An unanticipated increase in the County’s valuation and thus ratables allowed the Bergen County Freeholders to turn a small planned increase into a small tax cut in the average property taxpayer’s 2017 tax bill when...

Read More
May 31, 2017 - 0 Comments

BGR  is a community partner for the Freepress’ June 7, 2017 workshop at the Hackensack Library as a part of is continuing effort to promote county and local government transparency through improved community access to...

Read More
May 15, 2017 - 0 Comments

Bergen Grassroots has long advocated and provided meetings focused on the rationale and logistics that allow local governments to make their key meetings available to their residents on a real time basis. And BGR leaders...

Read More
December 21, 2016 - 0 Comments

A Night to Honor Freeholder DeNicola and Assess Progress on Major County Challenges    ...

Read More