262 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE JUNE 2019 THE MILE SQUARE CITY A former industrial port, the City of Hoboken, New Jersey, today enjoys pride of place with spectacular Manhattan skyline views across the Hudson River and a visionary outlook from its citizens, businesses, and local government. Following the devastating impact of Superstorm Sandy in 2012, the City was determined to create and pursue a plan of action to address climate change, sustainability, and future resiliency. Former two-term city councillor, Ravi S. Bhalla, became Mayor of Hoboken in Nov. 2017, and brought to the office a fresh perspective and passion. Business View Magazine recently spoke with Mayor Bhalla about the goals his administration has achieved and what strategies are currently at the top of the agenda. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation.