Rahway’s overall assessed value is about 7 percent off since the recession with assessed values of apartments and industrial properties heading in opposite directions while commercial assessments are almost back to pre-recession levels.
City Council introduced a pair of ordinances last week that will set water and sewer fees and authorize average rate increases of about 6 percent this year.
City Council took the next step toward a new long-term lease agreement for the city’s water treatment plant.
City Council renewed an $80,000 contract with the Union County Performing Arts Center to provide “technical and programming assistance” for downtown events and certain programs offered at the facility.
Competition, geography, demographics. It all adds up to an uphill battle on the supermarket front for Rahway.
There is renewed interest from a developer in the Sky View at Carriage City Plaza building downtown.
Average water rates would rise a projected 5 percent annually for the next decade under a new long-term lease agreement of the city’s water treatment plant.