Elect Ray Arroyo for Mayor
Councilmember Since ‘12, Westwood Resident Since ’93
Education: Yale University
Occupation: President, Christianson, Inc.
Liaison to Westwood Police Department, Police Committee, and Parking Authority. Deputy Liaison to Finance & Personnel Committees.
Extensive working knowledge of every borough board, committee, and commission.
Served as Liaison or Deputy Liaison to Planning and Zoning Boards, Historic Preservation Commission, Police Department, Senior Advisory Board, Health Department, Fire Department & Ambulance, Rec. Dept.
Introduced FEMA Flood Insurance rebate system (CRS) to Borough, saving ratepayers $200,000+ to date.
Pedestrian Safety Task Force: With WWPD, compiled pedestrian/car accident data that served as the bedrock for pedestrian and infrastructure recommendations and improvements over the past 3 years. These include lighting, signage, enforcement and ongoing analysis.
Protected residents by fighting to keep high-density apartment buildings out of residential neighborhoods in Fair Share Housing negotiations.
Successfully led PBA negotiations on behalf of Westwood taxpayers. The result was unprecedented savings in the line item that covers 23% of the municipal budget.
Assisted the Parking Authority in implementing the widely acclaimed CBD Employee Parking Program.
Re-Elect Rob Bicocchi for Council
Councilmember Since ‘13, Westwood Resident Since ’96
Education: Empire State University
Occupation: Senior Property Manager, CBRE
Liaison to Westwood Fire & Ambulance Departments, Liaison to the Senior Advisory Committee.
Reduced debt by $2+ million, facilitated program delivering $1 million in military surplus, limited Westwood's exposure in Fair Share Housing negotiations, secured bullet-proof vests for Police Reserves.
Re-Elect Beth Dell for Council
Councilmember Since ‘15, Westwood Resident Since ’99
Education: Robert Fiance School
Occupation: Site Manager, Glen Courts Senior Apartments
Liaison to Public Library, Recreation Department, Board of Health, Celebrate Westwood Committee, Stigma Free Committee, 2019/20 Community Development Representative.
Lead pedestrian safety improvements, facilitated policy to reduce flood insurance rates, sponsored Chamber of Comm. resolution for local events, fought to ensure Hegeman Park receives timely and necessary infrastructure improvements.