City Council approved a new 20-year lease agreement for a private operator to continue running the city’s water treatment plant, replacing the final two years on the original lease and continuing through 2036.
City Council introduced a 2017 municipal budget on Monday night that estimates an average tax increase of about $81, or 2.4 percent, on the average Rahway home.
Redevelopment officials and developers have agreed in principle on the use of Redevelopment Area Bonds (RABs) but are still working out details on the financing tool that would be part of 208-unit downtown project that includes extending Monroe Street.
Two months after work began on the site, tangible evidence can be seen of construction on a 58-unit affordable housing development geared toward artists.
New Jersey’s first cat cafe, Rahway Kitty Hall, opened in downtown Rahway, hosting a grand opening earlier this month.
City Council is expected to introduced the 2017 municipal budget at its next regular meeting, April 24.
City Council is scheduled to vote on an ordinance
next week later this month that will increase water rates by an average of about 5 percent a year for the next several years.
The former VFW Post building on Campbell Street came down last week to make room for more parking for the Rahway Branch of the YMCA.