Leaders of two Princetons hope voters agree to consolidate

    New Jersey’s two Princetons could save as much as $5 million if the township and borough consolidate.

    A consolidation study recommends the two merge, and Township Mayor Chad Goerner and Borough Councilwoman Barbara Trelstad are in agreement. But the decision will be left to voters.


    If the merger is approved in November, the Times reports, the solitary Princeton will likely become a town with a borough government consisting of six council members and a mayor. The two already share many services, but could save more through further consolidation.

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    Public meetings will be set up ahead of the November vote.

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