Quantcast
Home » Archives by category » Taxes

Updated: Want To Pre-Pay Your 2018 Property Tax Bill? Check With Your Accountant First

Updated: Want To Pre-Pay Your 2018 Property Tax Bill? Check With Your Accountant First

Update: The township Tax Collector’s office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 30 to accept payments. But read below first … Original Story: Township residents who want to take advantage of a one-time loophole in federal tax law and pre-pay the first half of their 2018 property tax bills should first […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Update: Proposed Ordinance Ties Water Rate Hikes To Suppliers’ Increases, Establishes New Charge

Update: Proposed Ordinance Ties Water Rate Hikes To Suppliers’ Increases, Establishes New Charge

Update: The Township Council tabled the ordinance at its public hearing on Dec. 12. Township Manager Robert Vornlocker suggested the move, saying that he may have a “better way” to keep water rates in synch with rising supplier prices and ensure there is money for needed maintenance and upgrades. “I took the opportunity over the […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

School District, Township, Discussing Land Swap For Some Consolata Property

School District, Township, Discussing Land Swap For Some Consolata Property

A deal through which the school district and township would swap land – leading to a new home for the district’s administration – could soon come to fruition. Under the deal’s terms, the township would be given the building and property at 1755 Amwell Road – the old Middlebush School – in return for giving […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Township Council Votes To Sell Liquor License, Buy Pothole Filler

Township Council Votes To Sell Liquor License, Buy Pothole Filler

The Township Council at its last meeting voted to sell one of the township’s plenary retail consumption liquor licenses and to purchase a piece of heavy machinery. Bids for the liquor license, which start at $250,000, will be accepted until Dec. 6. The licenses allow for the sale and consumption of alcohol on the licensee’s […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Township Looking To Add Electric Cars To Fleet

Township Looking To Add Electric Cars To Fleet

Acting on a suggestion from a Township Councilman, Township Manager Robert Vornlocker is researching prices for a mini-fleet of electric cars. Vornlocker said he’d like to have a recommendation to propose to the council during the 2018 budgeting process. Vornlocker said he’s looking at five cars, which would probably be used by the construction department. […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Township Council Approves Purchase, Contract Amendments

Township Council Approves Purchase, Contract Amendments

The purchase of a data storage unit and amendments to several contracts were approved by the Township Council at its Oct. 24 meeting. The council approved a $70,000 contract with Starnet Solutions of Farmingdale for a data storage unit to replace an aging one in the township’s data center. The purchase was made through a […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Township Council Changes Funding Method Of Consolata Property Purchase

Township Council Changes Funding Method Of Consolata Property Purchase

As promised, the Township Council Oct. 24 began the process to change the way it will fund the purchase of the 65-acre Consolata property on Route 27. The $14,090,000 price for the property was initially funded from the township’s capital account. Mayor Phil Kramer said in May that that would probably change. On Oct. 24, […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Taxes At Work: Township Council Awards More Than $450,000 In Contracts

Taxes At Work: Township Council Awards More Than $450,000 In Contracts

Contracts worth more than $450,000 were awarded Oct. 10 by the Township Council. The council approved a $400,000 contract with Total Lawn Care & Landscape Services of Somerset for 20 snow plowing routes for the 2017-2018 snow season. The rate for the contract is $175 per hour for each truck, and the contract can be […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Taxes At Work: School Board Approves Contracts, Construction Project Change Orders

Taxes At Work: School Board Approves Contracts, Construction Project Change Orders

The Board of Education at its Sept. 28 meeting approved a number of contracts for the current school year. The board approved: A $12,460 “as needed” contract with SHOOP SBA, of Fairfield to provide business office consultant services, to complete the transition of the full-time Assistant Superintendent for Business, from Aug. 22 to Oct. 31. […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Video Story: Township Firefighters Train To Save Their Lives

Video Story: Township Firefighters Train To Save Their Lives

Firefighters from East Franklin and Community fire departments converged on the Rutgers Plaza parking lot Oct. 7 for training in newly purchased gear designed to save their lives. Called bailout gear, the equipment consists of rope, a hook, a device to aid in descending the rope and a carabiner, which is a metal lop that […]

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 The Franklin Reporter & Advocate
Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Page 1 of 29123Next ›Last »