[Following is a statement from Board of Education member Sergio Gonzalez presented during the BOE meeting of April 19th, 2021 on issues of governance in the district and in support of Vote Montclair’s campaign to convert Montclair’s school board from mayoral-appointed to elected.] Fellow residents of Montclair, When former Mayor Jackson invited me to joinContinue reading “Statement by Board of Education Member Sergio Gonzalez”
An official petition was launched today seeking a referendum for an elected Board of Education in Montclair.
Vote Montclair has released a survey on the adoption of an elected Board of Education, and other questions related to voter engagement in the township. The survey will guide Vote Montclair in its efforts to have the township covert from an appointed Board of Education to one elected by voters. Currently, Montclair is one ofContinue reading “Vote Montclair releases survey on elected Board of Education”
The following was written by Vote Montclair founder Erik D’Amato, and published on July 7, 2020 in the Montclair Times. As of this week Montclair has a new mayor, a new superintendent of schools, and a new search for a high school principal. But unlike the overwhelming majority of school districts in New Jersey andContinue reading “(Op-Ed) Now More Than Ever, Montclair Needs an Elected BOE”