Office of the
Director
Amy Wagner
Director
Phone: 908-527-4802
Fax: 908-352-3980
Promotes and develops the planning and growth of the County of Union, through the implementation and coordination of all economic development plans and programs including matters affecting workforce investment, community development, and quality of housing.

 
Division of
Strategic Planning
Phil Kandl
Division Director
Phone: 908-527-4273
Fax: 908-352-3980

Develops strategic plans for the County, focusing on economic competitiveness and growth, transportation, land use and sustainability.  Coordinates and aligns policies and initiatives across County departments and governmental agencies through outreach and shared services.

 
Bureau of
Transportation Planning
Liza Betz
Bureau Chief
Phone: 908-558-2273
Fax: 908-527-4715
E-mail: ebetz@ucnj.org
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Works towards a balanced transportation system for Union County and seeks to meet the travel needs of people and goods through a coordinated intermodal transportation system; conducts its own studies and partners with other entities to investigate and address a range of transportation planning challenges.
 
Bureau of
Planning and Economic Development
Kamal Saleh
Bureau Chief
Phone: 908-527-4268
Fax: 908-527-4901
E-mail: ksaleh@ucnj.org
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Assures that Union County complies with all state planning  statutes and regulations; maintains a central  repository of all local Master plans and zoning ordinances; serves as a conduit between municipalities regarding planning information, municipal redevelopment efforts and Brownfield/Greyfield information.
 
Bureau of
Community Development
Thomas E. Connell
Bureau Chief
Phone: 908-527-4086
Fax: 908-527-4715
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Oversees the federally funded Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). CDBG funds are used for a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, social service programs and improvements to community facilities.
 
Bureau of
Housing
Phone: 908-527-4229
Fax: 908-352-3980
Increases access to decent housing and suitable living environments for low and very-low income families through federally funded programs such as the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), the HOME Program, and CDBG program.
 
Bureau of
Information
Technologies
Diego Otero
Bureau Chief
Phone: 908-527-4731
Fax: 908-558-6949
Responsible for the County’s data center, wide-area high-speed network, and office technology. Plans, develops and manages software applications to improve workflow processes in County offices.
 
Workforce
Development
Board
Antonio Rivera, M.S.W.
Director
Phone: 908-527-4195
Fax: 908-659-7406
E-mail: arivera@ucnj.org
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Directs training investments to create sustainable jobs, develops marketing strategies to promote business services, and designs competitive economic and workforce policies.