City Council introduced a pair of ordinances last week that will set water and sewer fees and authorize average rate increases of about 6 percent this year.
City Council took the next step toward a new long-term lease agreement for the city’s water treatment plant.
City Council renewed an $80,000 contract with the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance” for downtown events and certain programs offered at the facility.
Competition, geography, demographics. It all adds up to an uphill battle on the supermarket front for Rahway.
There is renewed interest from a developer in the Sky View at Carriage City Plaza building downtown.
Average water rates would rise a projected 5 percent annually for the next decade under a new long-term lease agreement of the city’s water treatment plant.
Reported crime in Rahway dipped about 1.5 percent last year, as nonviolent crime inched up while violent crime dropped by a third. Countywide, reported crime rose about 2 percent, according to figures for 2016.
The arts can often be the linchpin to redevelopment efforts in many towns, some successful and some not so much. Arts organizations had a tough time slogging through the recession, especially smaller local and regional nonprofits. The Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC) has always been one of the key targets for downtown redevelopment in Rahway.