Town Council to raise our taxes AGAIN (and Belton clueless)
The Township Council has proposed an $8 million municipal budget for 2012 that includes an annual tax increase of about $50. (more…)
$60,000 loss in tax revenue from Burlington County buying property
The best part is how they try to soften the blow by stating UEZ is getting money returned (that was due anyway)
The county has purchased a 1.9-acre property on Rancocas Road that it plans to use for its Highway Department.
The county bought the site, formerly used by ProBuild and Haddonfield Lumber, earlier this month for $1.675 million from Baird LLC of Haddonfield, Camden County, according to county spokesman Ralph Shrom.
ProBuild moved out several months ago. (more…)
Gibson misses meeting to cast vote for The New Gardens apartment complex. Majority of Town Council in a hurry to build apartment complex that will over-crowd schools because township is going broke.
Tie vote means Gardens project delayed
A tie vote Monday by the Township Council has stalled the planned construction of apartments at the Mount Holly Gardens.
The council had considered adopting ordinances to complete an agreement of sale, amend the Gardens redevelopment plan, and establish a payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement with the builder of 228 apartments planned at the 25-acre site off Levis Drive and the Route 541 Bypass. (more…)
First the developer was suppose to purchase all properties but the tax payers wound up footing the bill. Now the plan has changed to allow just the apartment complex to be built for now. The township is in such financial trouble that they will do anything for money including allowing an apartment complex to be built that will overcrowd our schools and no doubt become a slum in 10 years. For now on it will be referred to as The New Gardens.
Changes again proposed to Mt. Holly Gardens
MOUNT HOLLY — Redevelopment plans for the Mount Holly Gardens are changing once again, as the township continues to try to get a shovel in the ground on the long-stalled project.
On Monday, the Township Council introduced three ordinances related to redevelopment. A public hearing on them is scheduled for the March 26 meeting. (more…)