The City introduced its $87.3 million budget for the coming year at Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The 2016 introduced budget contains a $3.8 million increase over the previous budget, or 3.69 percent. Homeowners will see a 6.72 cent increase over last year’s tax rate, which will result in an annual increase of approximately $79.41 in municipal […]
A new ordinance will allow for the City to breathe new life into abandoned homes around town. “The Abandoned Properties Rehabilitation Ordinance” (O-11601) will act as a motivator for property owners to fix abandoned properties in need of rehabilitation. In the absence of action on behalf of the property owner or lien holder, the ordinance […]
The New Brunswick City Council has approved an ordinance that will make paid sick/safe time a possibility for workers in New Brunswick. The purpose of the ordinance is to allow employees paid time off from their job to take care of their health as well as the health of their families. Paid sick/safe time helps to […]
The New Brunswick City Council has introduced an ordinance that if approved, would mandate New Brunswick employers to provide paid sick time for their employees. The introduction of this proposed ordinance does not mean it has gone into effect. The Council will hold a public hearing regarding the ordinance at its December 16 meeting, scheduled to begin […]
The City of New Brunswick is exploring the possibility of constructing a brand-new building to serve as an updated home to the New Brunswick Fire Department. The site under consideration for the new structure would be located one block away from the existing fire headquarters on Joyce Kilmer Avenue, an 89-year-old building that in recent […]
*Please note: due to mechanical issues with the elevator in City Hall, the City Council Meeting scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m. will be held in the Middlesex County Freeholder’s Meeting Room, 1st Floor in the County Administration Building located at 75 Bayard Street (right across the street from City Hall).
City and County officials will be at the A.C. Redshaw School from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 18 to present information and answer questions from the public regarding proposed road improvements to Livingston Avenue. The school is located at 216 Livingston Avenue. For more information regarding changes to Livingston Avenue, click here.
The City of New Brunswick will hold two public meetings on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. in the Department of Planning, Community and Economic Development, 25 Kirkpatrick Street, 2nd Floor, New Brunswick, N.J. The agenda of the public meetings is to discuss: 1. The progress of the City’s 2014-15 Community Development […]
The proposed municipal budget for 2015 is now available for public review. The New Brunswick City Council approved the introduction of the budget at its March 18 City Council meeting. A public hearing and vote on the budget will be held at the May 6 City Council meeting, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in council chambers […]
The City of New Brunswick has agreed to update two City ordinances dealing with panhandling following the settlement of a case filed by the New Jersey Coalition to End Homeless and a local resident. The City has agreed to amend or repeal Ordinances No. 5.32 and No. 9.04.050(A)(6), regarding the solicitation of or begging for […]