In the end, the savings to Glen Gardner would likely be minimal. But in a broader sense that shouldn’t matter. Even if the community didn’t save a dime, Glen Gardner’s school board is precisely the kind of unnecessary governing body that New Jersey has to start carving away. For all of Corzine’s financial missteps as governor, he is right that the absurdly large numbers of municipalities and school districts in the state, all with their own individual administrative structures, are among the key elements driving property taxes to such unacceptable heights.
CentralJersey editorial on eliminating non-operating school districts like Glen Gardner.