Assembly postpones decision for auction of old hospital
May 4, 2022
The borough assembly on April 26 postponed a vote to put the old hospital building up for online auction after assembly members raised the question if the $830,000 starting bid went up to or beyond the $1 million limit in the law for selling municipal property without a vote of the people.
If that were to happen, the sale would have to be approved by voters at an election — either the regular one in October, or the borough would have to hold a special election.
The assembly will consider the issue again at its May 10 meeting.
“If it (bidding) went over a million dollars, staff is recomm...