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City Council approves slew of appointments

City Council last night approved a series of appointments to municipal boards, including filling a vacant seat on the Redevelopment Agency.

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Council to amend redevelopment plan

City Council will consider a measure that would prohibit convenience retail and restaurants from the downtown block bounded by Campbell Street, Elm Avenue and Irving Street.

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30-year PILOT for Center Circle development

A 219-unit development approved for the former Center Circle site on Main Street would pay at least $500,000 in the first year of a proposed 30-year Payment In Lieu Of Taxes (PILOT) arrangement, with payments in the final year approaching $1 million.

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Three nominated for 6th Ward vacancy

City Council will choose from among three people nominated by the Rahway Democratic Committee this week to fill the vacant 6th Ward City Council seat for the remainder of this year. The three nominees are:

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Industrial parcel wins 11 percent tax appeal

An industrial property just off Routes 1&9 near the Linden border won a state tax appeal judgement covering five years and more than $35,000 – roughly 11 percent of its tax bill. Continue reading Industrial parcel wins 11 percent tax appeal

Giacobbe tapped as interim mayor

Sixth Ward Councilman Ray Giacobbe, Jr. will serve the remaining year of Samson Steinman’s mayoral term, after City Council tonight unanimously approved his appointment.

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Interim mayor likely to be appointed Monday

Members of the Municipal Democratic Committee are scheduled to meet Saturday to vote for three nominees to City Council as possible interim mayor for 2018.

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