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The City Council has rejected a business group’s plan to collect $195,000 in property tax surcharges in the 5th Ward’s Sandy Hill neighborhood to pay for extra security and sanitation in the high-crime area. The council’s decision on Tuesday night hinged on the fact that the Sandy Hill Special Improvement District (SID) plans to impose […]

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After searching for months for a new administrator to lead the organization, the Rutherford Downtown Partnership (RDP) is once again without a manager following the resignation of its full-time manager, hired in September. The RDP serves as the management agency for the Rutherford Special Improvement District (SID). Created by a borough ordinance close to 15 […]

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Ocean City Council gave final approval to the Special Improvement District’s budget for 2015 with a 7-0 vote at its meeting Thursday night. The budget, which accounts for promotion of events on Asbury Avenue, the 9th Street corridor and on the Boardwalk, came in at $311,448. The total tax levy is $183,448. Each area has […]

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The city plans nearly quadruple the number of properties in its Special Improvement District, after officials voted to expand the program from beyond the downtown area to encompass Rahway as a whole. The district now includes 138 properties designated by ordinance as the “civic, cultural and commercial center.” Owners pay a special additional property assessment, […]

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