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, […]
The City of New Brunswick has pledged $450,000 in HOME funds to support the construction of 11 new supportive needs housing units 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 […]
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 […]
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.