I find it telling that a mayor, who didn't win an initial election in Hoboken but slid into the position, finds it appropriate to tout low crime as an achieving accomplishment during her time in office. Low crime rates are a result of Hoboken's primary demographic and the insanely, absurdly massive police budget. During her time in office, what we've gotten in Hoboken are massive spikes in property tax, even as the town has seen a huge increase in the number of new constructions. What we gotten are more traffic lights which have congested the south-western portion of town - and traffic lights that don't work like the one at the intersection of 1st & Marshall Street. What we've got under Mayor Zimmer is green on-street parking spots for green cars, a bike rental program modeled after Citi bike, solar powered trash cans, huge spikes in parking ticket issuance and on-street parking for sale to anyone with a checkbook (take Sabia Construction for example who has purchased weekly on street parking on Harrison between 2nd and 1st Streets for the past 7 months consuming half a block. Now there's talk of a dual language charter school called Hola which will soak tax payers even more?!?!
It's apparent the Mayor has zero practical, real world budgetary and management experience but has a passion for green pet projects and utilizing parking ticket revenue to subsidize her short-comings as a mayor. Quality of life declines for Hoboken tax payers has accelerated under Zimmer. How about touting that to the 4,000 people who voted for you...or did none of that demographic pay property taxes?