Listen to the facts about building repairs
August 3, 2022
The process will stretch over the next couple of months, with a public hearing and a lot of public information, but it looks like the borough assembly will ask voters in the Oct. 4 municipal election to approve borrowing as much as $15 million for long-needed repairs to all of the school buildings and the Public Safety Building.
Selling bonds to finance the work will mean promising to repay those bonds, which will mean higher property taxes until the debt is repaid.
Anyone who has driven by and looked at any of the buildings can see they need a lot of work. And what isn’t visible from the...