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Howell Officials Discuss Mandated Affordable Housing with State Senate President

HOWELL – Howell Township Mayor William Gotto and Deputy Mayor Robert Nicastro recently met with New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney on Feb....

OPRA's "immediate access" provision tested in GRC filing.

The New Jersey Government Records Council has been asked to enforce a former Clifton City councilwoman's right to "immediate access" to a contract between...

Court rules on Meetings Act's "anticipated litigation" exception.

In a January 28, 2016 decision, Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Paul X. Escandon ruled in Kash v. Borough of Freehold, et al, Docket...

Appeal seeks reversal of judge's ruling that OPRA requestors don't have...

As I reported on January 22, 2016, Burlington County Assignment Judge Ronald E. Bookbinder ruled last year that records requestor Harry Scheeler does not...

Sewer Utility Rates To Drop for Howell Township Residents on April...

HOWELL – The Howell Township Council has voted to reduce the annual sewage utility user charge by $80 for its ratepayers for 2016. The...

Howell Township Budget To Be Unveiled on Feb. 22

HOWELL – The Howell Township Governing Body will introduce its proposed 2016 Municipal Budget on Feb. 22. The budget seeks to maintain a municipal...

Unpublished trial court OPRA opinion.

Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals. Unless somebody puts them on-line and...

Unpublished trial court OPRA opinion.

Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals. Unless somebody puts them on-line and...

Do internal affairs records become public when they are admitted into...

Update: I just received word that the County has recognized the weakness of its case and has agreed to disclose the records.On Monday, February 22,...

Upcoming public discussion: Should video from police cameras be off-limits?

Senator Paul A. SarloOn Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Bergen County NAACP will host a public forum to discuss proposed legislation that seeks to...