Government

Millburn Looks to New Senator for Flood Fix

December 4, 2013 at 11:00 AM

MILLBURN, NJ - Millburn may get some assistance from New Jersey’s newly elected senator in its efforts to prevent repeated flooding of the Rahway River, Mayor Sandra Haimoff reported during Tuesday night’s Township Committee meeting.

She said Sen. Cory Booker visited the township on Dec. 1, which had been designated as Small Business Saturday. He spent about an hour in the downtown, visiting several shops and buying a pair of shoes, some pizza and some T-shirts, according to the mayor. 

“The excitement of residents and the store owners was palpable,” Haimoff noted. Haimoff showed Booker the newly reconstructed bridge on Millburn Avenue across the West Branch of the Rahway River and was able to tell him of a project to create a detention basin in the South Mountain Reservation that will require action from the Army Corps of Engineers.

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Booker offered to speak with the agency, which is under federal jurisdiction, according to Haimoff.

In a meeting that lasted less than 15 minutes, Committee member Theodore Bourke announced that he and fellow parking subcommittee member Robert Tillotson will meet with representatives of the business community Thursday evening. The officials will seek to address concerns about the proposed increase in parking permit fees for 2014, he indicated. The township is planning to increase those fees by $200, Bourke said last month.

Haimoff also announced the township has won two awards from Sustainable Jersey, a certification program for municipalities committed to going green, saving money and taking steps to sustain their quality of life over the long term. The township won a collaboration award for partnering with South Orange and Maplewood on several projects, including an environmental film festival and a drip irrigation project.

The other award from the program was recertification at the bronze level. The township is close to achieving the silver level, according to Haimoff. She praised members of the municipality’s Green Team for their efforts. 

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