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Liz Lempert, Mayor
Term of Office: 2013-2021
400 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Term Expires:  01/01/2021

Mayor Assignments:

Personnel Committee
Historic Preservation Commission
Library Board of Trustees
Local Emergency Planning Committee
Transit Trust Fund
Economic Development Task Force
Neighborhood Character and Zoning Initiative
Website Working Group

Statement from January 4, 2017 Reorganization Meeting

Statement from January 4, 2016 Reorganization Meeting

Statement from January 5, 2015 Reorganization Meeting

Statement from January 2, 2014 Reorganization Meeting

Meet the Mayor Open Office Hours for 2017.
Meeting location is the lobby of the Princeton Public Library from 8:30am-10:00am.

Fridays, 8:30-10am

January 27
February 24
March 31
April 28
May 26
June 23
July 28
August 25
September 29
October 27
No Meet the Mayor in November
December 15

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The Mayor is elected at-large to a four-year term.

She/He is responsible for the operation of Princeton municipal government. The Mayor appoints, with the advice and consent of council, all subordinate officers of the municipality. She/he sees that state laws and borough ordinances are faithfully executed. Presides over the Council. Votes only to break ties. Can veto ordinances subject to override by 2/3 majority of Council. Appoints subordinate officers with Council approval; after 30 days or upon Council disapproval, Council fills posts.