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2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report Now Available for Public Review

The City of New Brunswick has completed its 2015-16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report. Copies of this report will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Newark Area Office, on or about September 30, 2016. This report is available for review to interested citizens at the Office of Community Development, […]

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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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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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