City Council last night approved a series of appointments to municipal boards, including filling a vacant seat on the Redevelopment Agency.
City Council will consider a measure that would prohibit convenience retail and restaurants from the downtown block bounded by Campbell Street, Elm Avenue and Irving Street.
Crime dropped by about 13 percent in Rahway last year, continuing a long-term trend that also has seen declines across the region and the nation.
The city’s overall assessed value was largely unchanged last year, with some marginal decreases in some classes and the largest drop coming in Commercial assessments, which were down less than 2 percent.
A 219-unit development approved for the former Center Circle site on Main Street would pay at least $500,000 in the first year of a proposed 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) arrangement, with payments in the final year approaching $1 million.
The Redevelopment Agency approved a redevelopment agreement with developers of the Center Circle site on Main Street that would pay a fee of $1,750 per unit, contingent on a 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) agreement to be voted upon by City Council tomorrow night.
City Council will choose from among three people nominated by the Rahway Democratic Committee this week to fill the vacant 6th Ward City Council seat for the remainder of this year. The three nominees are: