A new town hall in Rockaway Borough?

Do not bet on it …

The borough council is proposing to buy an old lumber yard in town for $1.5 million and to convert the 12-acre site into a municipal complex.

This would make sense if the economy was roaring, but not now.

Town halls are difficult projects; The main beneficiary of town halls are elected officials and employees, not average residents.


About fsnowflack
Fred Snowflack was editorial page editor and a political columnist for the Daily Record of Morristown for almost 12 years. He has won numerous awards for editorial and column writing from the New Jersey Press Association and has written a blog on county and state politics for the last three years. He lives in Ledgewood in Morris County.

One Response to A new town hall in Rockaway Borough?

  1. Edward France says:

    Fred, You are right.Thank you for pointing this out. I can tell you how some of this stuff works.I pay property taxes in Morristown the County seat.The powers that be bought the old Benificial building on South st. Did our taxes go down? Not yet. Who benifited? You tell me. Life goes on as usual in New Jersey.Many of the tax payers are asleep so taxes keep going up.Too many of them assume the elected officials are looking out for them.They should give many of those people the Academy award.They fool so many every year.

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