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Rhashonna C. Cosby

Retired as the first woman of color to be elected to the Linden City Municipal Council. 


Served with honor and distinction from


  Trusted leadership for over a decade, with results you can see. 

            Policies & Programs 

  • Authoring legislation requiring background checks for those working with Linden’s youth.

  • Annual sidewalk installations for pedestrian safety.

  • The only ward with Speed Humps

  • Nepotism Policy prohibiting political appointments.

  • Let's Move - Prevention of childhood obesity.

  • Policy requiring basic skills testing for entry-level clerical staff.

  • Policy requiring public advertisement of all employment opportunities.

  • Established the City’s Annual Celebration of Black History.

  • Established Recognition of Breast Cancer Survivors
    and Linden’s Annual Cancer Awareness Walk.

  • Establishing and facilitating a Hooked On Fish Not on Drugs Program for Linden Children

Community Service

  • An ordinance requiring security in certain overnight businesses. Adopted 62-44

  • Proposed -Community Public Safety Commission and a revival of community-based policing programs.

  •  FREE Linden After "3" Teen S.T.E.A.M. Program. Linden in partnership with NJ Afterschool All Starts is awarded a 250k 21st Century Grant. November 2018- 250 Thousand Partnering with NJ ASAS. Two year program.

  • Requesting Traffic Light 1600 St.  Georges Ave 1-2019- INSTALLED 2021

  • Community WELLNESS series citywide in cooperation with the Linden Board of Health.

  • Recommends  S.I.D., Linden Chamber of Commerce and L.E.D.C. work as a collective to attract viable business.

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