Category Archives: City Council

Council considers restricting smoke shops

City Council will consider an ordinance to limit smoke shops, tobacco stores, hookah lounges and cigar bars within commercial districts.

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Tax appeal settlement tops $265k over 8 years

City Council approved a tax appeal settlement with a New Brunswick Avenue industrial property, adding another two years to an appeal covering nearly the last decade and totaling more than a quarter-million dollars.

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Tax appeal settled on hotel, commercial space

A multi-year tax appeal settled for the commercial and hotel space at Carriage City Plaza yielded a combined refund of $85,000, a reduction of about 12.5 percent of its tax bill over the four disputed years.

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Center Circle project files for water permit

A 219-unit development planned for Main Street has filed an application with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a water main extension application, with consent from City Council.

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St. Georges Ave. auto center settles tax appeal

A St. Georges Avenue auto center won a tax appeal that slashed more than a quarter off its property tax bill for last year.

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City Council to approve 2017 municipal budget

City Council is scheduled to hold a public hearing and final approval of the 2017 municipal budget during its combined conference and regular meeting tonight, starting at 7 p.m. The $54-million spending plan, which projects an average municipal tax increase of $81, was introduced at the April 24 regular meeting.

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