Mayor Cannon

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Chairwoman - Governor's Property Tax Commission


Bachelors degree - International Relations , 

University of Minnesota

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Mayor Cannon was born and raised in St

Mayor Cannon was born and raised in StMayor Cannon's BiographyMayor Cannon was born and raised in St. Paul , Minnesota.She attended the University of Minnesota and graduated with a Bachelors degree in International Relations.The Mayor moved to New Jersey 30 years ago with her husband Richard , a retired writer/news producer for WCBS television , and resides in the Lakeridge Development.She has 4 children , all of whom went through the Old Bridge school system.In addition to her job as Mayor , Mrs. Cannon is employed at the East Brunswick Public Library in reference as an Interlibrary Coordinator.Since moving to Old Bridge , the Mayor has been involved in a variety of volunteer activities such as the Lakeridge Homeowners Association , League of Women Voters , Girl Scouts and the PTA.Shortly after moving to the Township , she became involved in local government.She served as the Townships first state Certified Consumer Officer for 4 years ( as a volunteer ) , mediating complaints between residents and local businesses.Serving as Chairman of the Planning Board in 1982 & 1983 , she was instrumental in implementing controlled growth in the Township Master Plan.She was elected to the Township Council as a Ward 2 Councilwoman in 1984 and served for 8 years.Elected by her fellow Councilmen to serve as Vice President and then President.She is serving her third term as Mayor of the Township of Old Bridge.As Mayor and Councilwoman , Mrs. Cannon has participated in various committees such as the Economic Development Corporation , the Library Board , Water Task Force , Planning Board and the Open Space Committee.Mrs. Cannon has prioritized controlling residential growth within the town , promoting economic development for quality ratables , stabilizing property taxes and improving services.In 1998 , Mayor Cannon was appointed Chairwoman of the Governor's Property Tax Commission.

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