Middlesex County Freeholder Charles Kenny chairs the County’s Finance Committee.
Freeholder Kenny has dedicated his time to improving the quality of life for all residents, including their parks and recreational pursuits and enhancing residents’ safety through improvements to roads, bridges and other infrastructure.
Before his appointment as a Middlesex County Freeholder, Freeholder Kenny was elected as First Ward Councilman in Woodbridge, where he helped develop new small businesses and assisted existing ones flourish. Freeholder Kenny has assisted in creating emergency service systems, a municipal skate park and a dog park in Woodbridge.
Freeholder Charles Kenny is a graduate of Middlesex County College. He is a lifelong resident of Woodbridge Township.
*Councilman 1st Ward (since 1997)
*Democratic County Committeeman Ward 1, District 9 (since 1995)
*Graduate of Middlesex County College, 2009
*Local Assistance Board (1995-1998)
*Sewer Utility Review Board (since 1999)
*Mayor’s Council on Physical Fitness
*Created “Support Our Troops Rally”
*Created and passed an ordinance to ban the sale of candy cigarettes to minors
*Updated Taxicab and Livery Ordinance to expand small businesses and improve safety
*Expanded off-street parking and changed parking restrictions to improve parking in Woodbridge Township’s Business District
*Worked to install AED in Police vehicles
*Implemented Township-wide Reverse 911 Emergency Alert Program
*Co-Chaired committee to develop, create, install, and activate a new Township-wide trunk radio system for emergency, Township, and Board of Education vehicles
*Created Skate Park
*Developed a new Dog Park
*Oversaw construction for new Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center
*Open Space preservation
*Upgraded railroad crossing at Woodbridge Avenue
*Improved culverts on Wedgewood Brook
*Developed funding for Pedestrian Safety Crossing Program
*Oversaw the development of “Quiet Zone Crossings” in Woodbridge Proper and Sewaren
*Woodbridge Fire Department (since 1985)
*Fire Department Captain (since 1995)
*Source 4 Teachers, Substitute Teacher (since 2010)