- Dawn Zimmer
94 Washington St. Hoboken, NJ 07030
A spat over competing bike-share systems has pitted Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop against Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer. Reena Rose Sibayan A measure intended to block Hoboken bike-share users from using public Jersey City bike racks will soon be law.
Hoboken, NJ - Emerge New Jersey, a political leadership training organization for Democratic women, will recognize Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer with a "Bench Builder" award during its First Annual Building The Bench Breakfast on May 3. According to a news release, the event is being held to "recognize female leaders in New Jersey, both elected and non-elected, who are working to build the bench of women who are grounded in Democratic values and principles." In addition, the event "strives to educate attendees on the challenges women face when they run for elected office, inspire attendees to become more politically active in their local communities and engage attendees through some of the state's prominent female legislatures."
HOBOKEN Seeking to incorporate residents' concerns into a controversial $230 million plan to make Hoboken more resistant to Sandy-style flooding, state and local officials have scheduled several meetings this month, starting Thursday, for members of the public to contribute their ideas for the kind of flood barriers used and how they should look. "I know some residents are concerned about how the flood protection measures will look, but these workshops are opportunities to participate in the design process and directly influence the final plan," Mayor Dawn Zimmer said in a statement.