“Looking to the past, we see that when I took office, a lot of things were wrong, a lot of things had to be cleaned up, and I’m going to tell you what we did to clean up that mess. But, much more important, I’m here to talk to you about the future, about my vision for the City of
. It’s a vision of a greener city, with world-class parks for our children. It’s a vision of a safer city, with police officers walking the beat, focusing on preventing crimes before they happen. It’s a vision of a more beautiful City with freshly paved, litter-free streets, and community gardens in every ward. And, most of all, it’s a vision of a vibrant city, with an active street life, new private sector jobs and a strong growing economy.” Tony Mack, State of the City address, March 21, 2011 Trenton
“…we are also continuing a project dear to my heart: the Annual Clean Communities Litter March.” Tony Mack, State of the City address, March 21, 2011
“A greener, safer, more beautiful and vibrant
begins with the quality of our city parks. In order to preserve recreation programs, parks, and cultural venues; we need seasonal park rangers right away who are able to help put these plans into action,” emphasized Mayor Mack. -- City of Trenton press release,March 23, 2011 Trenton
“I’m so excited about the fact that we kept garbage collection two days a week when it was slated for one day a week,” he added. “We are making monumental accomplishments with less.” Tony Mack, Times of Trenton, June 7, 2011
"For his first year, Mack said he would give himself an A grade — 'maybe a B plus' " — Times of Trenton, June 16, 2011
“We hope you will enjoy other improvements such as:…invested approximately $2 million total into the Mill Hill Community.” -- Tony Mack, letter to the Mill Hill neighborhood, June 23, 2011.