Introducing Dan Levine
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 • 2:52pm
I am a first time candidate for the Fanwood Borough Council, and I believe it is
appropriate that the voters have an opportunity to know who I am and why I am asking
for their vote on November 6t.h. My wife, Miette and I have lived in Fanwood for over
twenty five years and we raised our children here; we know that Fanwood is a great
community. We also know that we face serious fiscal challenges with unprecedented
rising costs and state budget caps that will put a tremendous strain on our ability to retain
manageable property taxes while maintaining the same or improved level of municipal
service that we have come to expect.
I support the efforts of Mayor Colleen Mahr, who has done a terrific job at managing
these challenges with the support of her Democratic colleagues. When she asked for my
help, I gladly agreed.
My professional background, including having served as New Jersey’s Assistant State
Treasurer, has adequately prepared me for the challenges of managing state and local
budgets first hand. While in Trenton, I was instrumental in promoting a pro economic
development agenda and personally spearheaded the passage of major new legislation
intended to keep jobs in New Jersey (BRRAG program).
Today, I run my own management consulting firm that works with businesses, both large
and small, on where they might best locate their operations to increase efficiency and
better meet their business objectives.
With your support on Election Day, this experience in promoting economic development,
reducing operating costs, while maintaining service is what I hope to bring to the
For more information on our campaign and my running mate, Jack Molenaar , please visit
www.fanwooddems.com . Because in Fanwood every vote does counts!