New Jersey Conference of Mayors Elevates Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo to Serve as 3rd Vice President
At the recent 2011 Annual Spring Conference of the New Jersey Conference of Mayors (NJCM), Hamilton Township Mayor John Bencivengo, who last year was selected among his peers of Mayors to serve as the NJCM’s Treasurer, was elevated to serve in the capacity of the organization’s 3rd Vice President.
The position has traditionally led to a succession of future leadership and could make Bencivengo poised to become the Conference’s President in three years. (i.e. At this year’s conference, Lambertville Mayor David L. Delvecchio was evaluated from his previous position as NJCM First Vice-President to become the organizations President).
The New Jersey Conference of Mayors is an advocacy group with the exclusive purpose of representing the interests of Mayors from all across the State. The association was founded in 1963 by a group of Mayors who believed that the interests of Mayors needed to be represented in both Trenton and Washington, D.C.
In his new position as 3rd Vice President, Bencivengo is eager to work towards policies that can benefit property taxpayers all across the state and assist Mayors in stabilizing property taxes – like Hamilton has done through 4 consecutive budgets without a township tax increase.
“I am honored to have been elevated to this new leadership position for the New Jersey Conference of Mayors,” says Mayor Bencivengo. “I am eager to continue my work in helping to advance the goals of the organization and to help promote policies that will help Mayors all across our state better deal with the challenging economic times and lost revenues that all new Jersey local governments are struggling to endure.”