Government

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has moved to a new Emergency Alert System called AlertMorris. Residents are encouraged to sign up for AlertMorristown to receive emergency alerts by email, text or phone. The start-up of the “AlertMorris’’ emergency notification system, a countywide network to ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The August 8, 2018 Agenda Township Council Meeting of the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has been rescheduled to Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM, in the Municipal Building located at 1001 Parsippany Boulevard, Parsippany, New Jersey. Formal action may or may not be taken.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There will be an online auction for the next two weeks that will be hosted by the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills.  The auction will be for surplus property through GovDeals pursuant to State Contract 83453. The Auction will begin Tuesday, July 31, and end Tuesday, August 14, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Council voted 3-2 to pass the budget which although amended still represents a 2.8% tax increase to residents. The Council, after facing intense pressure from the residents have amended the budget from 3.5% to 2.8%.  During the meeting Councilwoman, ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Former Council President and Current Parsippany GOP Chairman, Lou Valori spoke up at the July 10th Council meeting,  He voiced concerns over the social media posts of a local public figure and his relation to the Parsippany Chamber of Commerce.  Current Council President Paul ...

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Dear Friends, The first attachment is a statement “to Oppose Marijuana Distribution Centers in Parsippany”. The second attachment contains Petition Signature Pages. A majority of people are not opposed to medical marijuana since it is dispensed by prescription for many types of ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - A large crowd of residents appeared before Parsippany's governing body at the township council's agenda meeting on July 10, 2018 to say NO to increased property taxes. Residents spoke out to complain about the proposed tax increases and demanded written explanations in writing ...

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TRENTON, NJ - It appears that lawmakers have reached a budget agreement avoiding a government shutdown The deal, after weeks of acrimony includes the following:  10.75% on a $5 million income threshold millionaire’s tax; a “mega millionaire’s” tax. 2.5% hike on the state’s corporate ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Time is running out for the Democratically controlled NJ Legislature and Governor to compromise on a budget.  They have until the end of tomorrow - June 30, 2018 - to agree on a budget that will keep the government open. But if they can't, and as of tonight, just 24 hours before ...

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The Morris County Board of Freeholders announces that a county bridge project in Hanover Township, near the Morris County Mall/Walmart shopping center, is near completion   Final repaving will be done Tuesday and the bridge should be fully opened by the evening commute. Attached are photos ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - As your new Chair of the Parsippany Republican Committee, it is my mission to expand our party, foster positive and productive engagement, and to fight to protect the values which Parsippany residents take pride in.  Another goal of our party will be to provide a unified front ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - During the past several weeks of the 2018 budget presentation we have heard a lot of municipal dialog about how the 2017 budget should never have been approved. However, despite this convenient dialog on the part of the municipal staff, at NO TIME during the entire 2017 budget ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - According to Councilman Michael dePierro, Parsippany's tax increase of 3.5% is heavily related to the nearly $500,000 in new salaries and expenses for six people that the Mayor hired during the first six months of his tenure. "In my opinion, these positions are not needed.  ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a vocal crowd that showed up for the June 19th Town Council meeting.  Residents wanted to know why their taxes are going up, what the reasoning behind the tax increase was, and why their questions weren't getting answered.  Parsippany resident Isabella Alfano asked ...

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COUNTY PLANNING BOARD PUBLIC HEARING THIS WEEK ON LONGTERM TRANSPORTATION PLAN JUNE 21 SESSION FOCUSES ON DRAFT “CIRCULATION ELEMENT’’ The Morris County Planning Board’s public hearing on its 2018 Draft Circulation Element, which will serve as a guiding document for transportation planning ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Two days after the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council presented a proposed budget that included a 3.5% tax increase, a letter was received from Governor Phil Murphy advising that the 2018 Parsippany Municipal Budget is two months overdue.   According to the letter from the Governor ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - At the June 13th Budget meeting, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council revealed residents will be hit with a 3.5% property tax increase under their proposal despite officials tapping into the township’s $2.9 million of surplus. The Fiscal Year 2018 surplus being used to balance the ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Republican Committee met tonight and elected a new Chair and Vice Chair - Lou Valori and John Cesaro, respectively.  Due to personal reasons, Nicole Green, former Chair, decided not to run again for the 2018- 2020 term.   When asked about their victory this ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Council has set the dates for the first two budget meetings.  The budget meetings are set for Wednesday, May 30th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and Friday, June 1st 6:30pm - 9:30pm.  

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MORRIS COUNTY FREEHOLDERS TO APPEAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION CASE TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT   The Morris County Board of Freeholders has approved an agreement to have the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty file an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court regarding a recent N.J. Supreme Court ruling ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Affordable housing, state roads and increasing property taxes were the subjects of discussion when thirty Morris County mayors gathered in Parsippany on Monday for a round-table meeting with the newest Governor of New Jersey - Phil Murphy.   One of the Mayors present was Curt ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The April 17th meeting of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Council can be viewed here in two parts.

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - The physical landscape and appearance of the Lake Hiawatha area appeared to be the primary concern of the residents who showed up for Mayor Soriano's fourth town hall, held at the Rockaway Meadow School last evening. Residents complained about the status of the storm clean up ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Thirteen Hundred Miles.  That's the distance of a loop uniting three 9/11 memorial locations:  The World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the Flight 93 Memorial.  That loop is now a bike trail and today in Parsippany, at the Morris County September 11th Memorial, a celebration was in ...

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MORRIS, NJ — An interpretation of Separation of Church and State has led the State Supreme Court of New Jersey to rule that Morris County's practice of giving historic preservation grants to local churches is against the state constitution. Justice Stuart Rabner wrote that the historic ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Senator Joe Pennacchio relayed the following remarks this evening. "At a time when public acrimony and its caustic discourse have become common place it is hard to imagine that not too distant in time this Country was graced by a selfless and gentile First Lady named Barbara ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Soriano is hosting his fourth town hall - this time in Lake Hiawatha.  The Mayor is giving residents a chance to come out and voice comments, questions and concerns with their public officials. The event is on April 24th and it will be held at the following location and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Two paving projects in Parsippany are scheduled to take place in 2018, announced the Morris County Freeholders. The full list of county road paving projects will target more than 30 miles across 24 municipalities at a total cost of $9 million, in a continuation of the board’s ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - March was a tough time for many Parsippany residents. With the region hit with severe late winter storms seemingly every week, falling trees, blocked roads and loss of power were common. With many of the state's utilities under fire for a lackluster response to the storm, the ...

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