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.
New Church Street has been transformed in recent weeks with the demolition of nine homes, including six along the west side of the street.
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Almost 20 Rahway properties have been acquired in the last six months through the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)’s Blue Acres program, with demolition forthcoming as part of local flood-mitigation efforts.
At least 30 homes have been identified for acquisition by the state for flood control efforts along the Rahway River watershed.
The second of three flood-prone homes on West Grand Avenue has been acquired and soon will be razed.
City Council approved an ordinance (O-17-14) this month to acquire one of three flood-prone residential properties on West Grand Avenue with the help of state and federal funding. Continue reading Council OKs acquisition of West Grand Ave lot