The city has officially responded to a lawsuit against the expanded Special Improvement District (SID), brought by a group of business owners.
The city hired a grant writer, approving a one-year, $25,000 contract earlier this year.
The concept for the Rahway Residences for the Arts appears to be getting smaller while the Redevelopment Agency continues to work toward acquiring the Elizabethtown Gas Building for the project.
An online petition to “save historic Rahway River Park” has garnered more than 1,500 signatures since it was created this week.
City Council awarded a nearly $2-million contract to build a new interconnection pipeline as part of upgrades to the city’s water treatment plant.
The average property within an expanded, citywide Special Improvement District (SID) would pay about $1,437 in taxes to the SID, but the average among industrial properties and apartments would be nearly twice as high as commercial properties.