City Council will consider an ordinance to limit smoke shops, tobacco stores, hookah lounges and cigar bars within commercial districts.
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.
The condition and maintenance of local railroad underpasses was brought to the attention of City Council last week.
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.
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.
A St. Georges Avenue auto center won a tax appeal that slashed more than a quarter off its property tax bill for last year.
City Council introduced an ordinance last week to officially change the name of the downtown Special Improvement District (SID).
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.