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City Pledges $450K to Support Zebra Way Supportive Needs Housing Project

The City of New Brunswick has pledged $450,000 in HOME funds to support the construction of 11 new supportive needs housing for homeless residents in the City of New Brunswick. BCUW/Madeline and Coming Home Middlesex County are the overseers of the project, which will be situated on Zebra Way. Its purpose is to provide 12 […]

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City’s Revaluation Process is Beginning

The City of New Brunswick has begun a revaluation process that will affect all homes in town. Residents will soon receive bilingual notices and brochures explaining the process and providing additional information as to the timeline and what to expect when an inspector visits. Information will be gathered by Appraisal Systems, Inc., the firm that […]

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2016 City Budget Publicly Introduced

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 […]

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Abandoned Properties Ordinance Tackles Blighted Properties in New Brunswick

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 […]

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Council Introduces Sick Leave Ordinance – What Does it Mean?

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 […]

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Dept. of Planning, Community and Economic Development Announces April 8 Public Meetings

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 […]

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