Law & Justice

February 14, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township residents received a Valentine's Day surprise that they didn't appreciate when Township Department of Public Works employees removed signs opposing the affordable housing development plans from front lawns on Friday morning. When questioned by residents, DPW ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township's Feb. 14 court hearing on affordable housing obligations before Superior Court Judge Michael Gaus has been changed to a "case management hearing and a mediation session". It has been announced that no action will be taken on affordable housing at the regular ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The conundrum for the Chatham Township Committee is that no matter what it says these days, it's going to be in trouble. A certain lack of transparency got the Chatham Township Committee in trouble with the public in the first place when it voted on Nov. 14, 2019, to hand over the ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee will hold a Special Meeting set to start at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the township municipal building, 58 Meyersville Rd. According to Chatham Township Committee member Tracy Ness, the purpose of the meeting is to discuss litigation in executive ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Ashley and Christopher Felice were angry about the way the Chatham Township Committee decided to turn the municipal building into 65 affordable housing units at its Nov. 14 meeting and that displeasure has resulted in a civil lawsuit filed against the township. The lawsuit was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee will try to sort out its options for an alternative to its affordable housing plan when it holds a Special Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 7, three days before it must file a formal legal motion for an extension. During the "Hearing of Citizens" at the 2020 ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Deputy Mayor Mike Kelly announced that the township is focused on exploring six sites to satisfy its affordable housing obligation on Thursday night during a Special Meeting of the Chatham Township Committee. The township has narrowed its search out of a need for ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee posted an update to its affordable housing court case on Wednesday night, informing the public that it had been denied an extension on its May compliance hearing date and ordered to file a motion. The Township's Case Management Conference on ...

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CHATHAM,  NJ - After hearing from an overflow crowd of angry residents about its lack of transparency, all five Chatham Township Committee members said Tuesday night they would reconsider their votes that designated the municipal building as an affordable housing site. Just five days after ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Two puppies have been donated to the Morris County Sheriff's Office K9 Section and they need names. The Morris County Sheriff's Office is asking residents to help name a 10 week old Labrador Retriever and a 5 month Belgian Malinois. The naming contest ends on Wednesday Novembr ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Township Committee unanimously tabled the Development Fee Ordinance that was up for adoption and returned an amended version to the Chatham Township Planning Board for review on Thursday night at its regular meeting. The proposed 1.5 percent development fee on new ...

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