I'm an advocate for open and transparent government. People have been telling me that Englewood Cliffs Borough isn't as transparent as it should be. I thought that this blog might give people an opportunity to give their opinions and perspectives on issues facing Englewood Cliffs, particularly those dealing with open and transparent government.
This site allows you to search the public notices in The
Record by municipality. It allows you to see what notices Englewood
Cliffs, its boards and commissions, and the Englewood Cliffs Board of Education
have published without searching through the newspaper.
Click on “Record Search” to access the search function,
which allows you to find the property tax data on any property and any property
owner in New Jersey. This site also allows you to download information,
including all the data on Englewood Cliffs property values, as an Excel
Click on “N.J. Public Employees and
Police” to search municipal employees’ salaries. If you click on the
arrow to the right of “Agency/Town,” select “Englewood Cliffs Borough” from the
pull down menu, and leave everything else blank, you will get a complete list
of Englewood Cliffs’ employees and their salaries, albeit as of 2010.
Additionally, you will be able to see how many government positions
Englewood Cliffs employees who also work in other municipalities have.
Click on “Public School Teachers”
to search school district employees’ salaries. If you click on the arrow
to the right of “County” and then select “Bergen” from the pull down menu, then
click on the arrow to the right of “District” and select “Englewood Cliffs”
from the pull down menu, you will get a complete list of the Englewood Cliffs
Board of Education’s employees, their educational level, and years of
experience, albeit for 2010-2011.
Scroll down to “Retirees &
Other Records” and click on “to search former municipal and school district