The tax assessment for Meridia Water’s Edge is more than $8 million, 20 percent higher than what I estimated a few years ago before construction began. That means the disparity in would-be property taxes versus the Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) is even wider than I originally projected.
What makes a neighborhood walkable? According to Seattle-based Walk Score, it means having a main street or public space, “enough people for businesses to flourish and public transit to run frequently,” and streets designed for bicyclists, pedestrians, and transit, among other things.
The NJ.com Munchmobile’s recent visit to Nancy’s Towne House got me thinking that it’s long overdue for a reader poll on the blog.
So, we’re back with our most popular annual poll:
City Council introduced an ordinance that would encourage creating streets that accommodate users of all ages and types, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit vehicles, children, older citizens.
Changes to a concept plan for a mixed-used development proposed for East Cherry Street would reduce ground-floor retail space while allowing for on-site parking.
City Council modified a Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) agreement to reflect a new lead developer for an artist-focused affordable housing complex.