Developers are expected to return to the Redevelopment Agency later this year to present an updated vision for two downtown buildings proposed for Lot B on Main Street.
The City Council last night unanimously selected Samson Steinman to serve the final 15 months of Rick Proctor’s four-year term. Steinman, the 6th Ward councilman and City Council president, had been acting mayor since Proctor resigned on Sept. 10.
The not-so-iconic tower at the Kings Inn motel on Routes 1&9 will have to live on via the Internet — its claim to fame found in this video for a once-popular 1990s hip hop song — because its days are numbered.
The City Council is expected to meet Sept. 25 to choose among three nominees to fulfill the remaining 15 months of Rick Proctor’s term as mayor.
Lost amid the news of Mayor Rick Proctor’s resignation last week was the fact that the City Council approved a 15-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) and financial agreement for the Metro Rahway project.
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The City Council is expected to have a special meeting in the coming weeks, maybe even days, to appoint an interim mayor for the remaining 15 months of Rick Proctor’s term. As City Council president, Samson Steinman has assumed duties as acting mayor and is the odds-on favorite to become interim mayor, at least according to folks I’ve talked to.
Mayor Rick Proctor will resign his position, effective at 4:30 p.m. He filed his resignation letter with the City Clerk’s Office today but the single, 23-word sentence gave no explanation for his departure. Proctor did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment.