Industrial, commercial parcels win tax judgment

Two properties — one commercial and another industrial — were awarded tax appeal judgments, receiving credits of about a third off their tax bills over multiple years. The City Council approved AR-136 at its June 11 regular meeting. Continue reading Industrial, commercial parcels win tax judgment

Commissioner expresses support for signage

764fc-dockstreetWhen Tim Nash leaves Luciano’s and looks across the street, he’s reminded how terrible the vacant lot looks. There’s a fence but not much activity at the corner of Main and Monroe streets of late. Most of the action has been going on out of sight, at Zoning Board meetings and through the state permitting process, but construction on the 115-unit Meridia Lafayette Village is expected to start later this year.

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State Comptroller requests documents

The Office of the State Comptroller (OSC) last month requested documents related to the Redevelopment Agency and Rahway Arts District (RAD). The state office asked for documents dating back to January 2009. The inquiry was included in the correspondence of last week’s Redevelopment Agency meeting agenda (Pages 14-15). Continue reading State Comptroller requests documents

‘Give me a sign’

In my travels over the past few months, I’ve come across more than a few interesting examples of signs for various development projects, a suggestion I raised in January for Rahway’s redevelopment efforts. Continue reading ‘Give me a sign’