“We have hopefully changed the whole complexion of Lawrenceville as a destination, a place to come live, work and play,” Roche said.
Roche previously served on the city’s Planning Commission until pushed to run for City Council. He said he was “hoping I would win and praying I wouldn’t” while campaigning, but it turned out “to be one of the most incredibly rewarding experiences of my life.”
“He has a true servant heart,” Lawrenceville Mayor David Still said. “We will miss you.”
Jen Young, a member of the city’s Planning Commission and executive director of Impact46, announced Monday night that she will run for Roche’s seat with his endorsement.