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Proposed Ordinance to Revise Rental Rates at Toby Katz Community Center Discussed

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — An ordinance being considered on its first reading at the West Orange Township Council meeting on Tuesday was one to revise the rate schedule for the rental and use of the Toby Katz Community Center. If adopted, fees would to rent the recently refurbished center would rise, according to the council.  

Councilwoman Michelle Casalino spoke in favor of this increase.

“It has been many years since the fee has been increased,” she said. “The upgrading of the facility, which is in constant use, makes the fee increase warranted.”

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In other news, West Orange business administrator John Sayers said that both the Edison Battery Factory project and the renovation of the West Orange library’s façade are moving along well. He also said renderings of the Battery Factory’s final blueprints would be created and posted in the near future.

The next Council meeting will be on Feb. 21.  To read more about this meeting click on the headlines:

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