WARREN, NJ - In case you missed it, with a room full with supporters of the King George Inn, the Warren Township Planning Board voted, 10-0, to recommend the property be designated as a non-condemnation area in need of redevelopment at their meeting on Monday night.
Many of the supporters wore Burger King crowns revised to say, “Save the KGI." At the time of the meeting, a petition to "Save the King George Inn had 1,178 signatures.
The article can be found here: Warren Township Planning Board Votes Unanimously to Recommend Redevelopment Zone for King George Inn(with video)
The next meeting of the Warren Township Committee is Thursday, Feb. 16. Township Committeeman Gary DiNardo, who sits on the Planning Board, said the committee will vote on the recommendation at an upcoming meeting, though not necessarily the next meeting.
The agenda for Thursday is:
While the King George Inn is not on the agenda for the Township Committee on Thursday, residents are allowed to address the committee during public commentary.
The next meeting of the planning board is scheduled for Feb. 27.
Of the planning board meeting Max Hayden III said, "We spoke and they listened. This is how it's supposed to work - and work is what we all have ahead to ensure that this building is saved; however, the planning board laid the groundwork with their vote to approve the redevelopment plan with a non-condemnation provision and a promise to work to preserve the building. So many eloquent and passionate speakers on both sides of the table. It should make us all proud to have been active in this first step and spur us on to greater actions. I am deeply indebted to you all."