The developer of the former Wheatena property on Elizabeth Avenue paid $4.7 million for the collection of parcels where 489 rental units are planned, according to property transaction records.
City Council approved a $760,000 budget for an expanded Special Improvement District (SID) as well as a revised roster of affected properties.
There is no conflict for the director of the Parking Authority to also serve as director of the Redevelopment Agency — and be compensated for both — according to a legal opinion issued by the city attorney last month.
City Council awarded a nearly $10-million contract for a new filter system as part of the upgrades to the city’s water treatment plant.
A two-building complex that’s expected to physically transform the center of downtown received unanimous preliminary and final site plan approval from the Planning Board earlier this year. Main & Monroe plans to extend Monroe Street, cutting Lot B and creating a new public street downtown.
The microbrewery trend sweeping the Garden State is finally coming to downtown Rahway, possibly before the end of this year.