Re: Jersey City abatement vote met with mock party

Posted by JCGuys on 2017/3/9 16:43:56
I can't wait until the inevitable change in the school funding formula and these losers will have to face the reality of tens of millions in budget cuts.

They should take their party down to Trenton if their beef is with abatements.


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Jersey City abatement vote met with mock party

By Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal
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on March 09, 2017 at 12:10 PM, updated March 09, 2017 at 2:04 PM

JERSEY CITY -- A group of about two dozen people wearing party hats, clutching invitations and bearing a cake descended on the City Council meeting yesterday to commemorate a special milestone.

No, it wasn't a council member's birthday. Last night saw the council voting on what the protesters/partygoers said was the 70th tax abatement of Mayor Steve Fulop's administration (it may have been the 71st).

The surprise party, the brainchild of ex-school board member and former Fulop ally Ellen Simon, was an effort to convince the council to vote down the abatement, a 20-year deal for a 63-unit building planned for Bennett Street. ... atements_with_surpri.html

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