Category Archives: Windy Acres

Clinton Township’s affordable housing partner indicted

On the heels of one affordable housing controversy after another, a partner of one of Clinton Township’s seven affordable housing projects has been indicted by a Hunterdon County Grand Jury. Suspended, disbarred, indicted According to reports in the Hunterdon Review … Continue reading

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Fake News: Amended settlement is a “win-win” with less “financial risk”! (NOT!)

What should you believe? What the mayor said, or the legal agreement he signed? Mayor John Higgins says the new amended affordable housing settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center (FSHC) is “a really good thing for the township” because by … Continue reading

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Township’s Housing Plan Crashes

In a stunning reversal, the Clinton Township Council gutted its affordable housing settlement deal with the Fair Share Housing Center, at its February 7 meeting, just five days before the scheduled Superior Court Fairness Hearing. Conflicts appear to have crashed … Continue reading

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Objection: Why the Court should reject the affordable housing settlement

On January 29, 2018, exMayor.com filed an objection with the Superior Court to Clinton Township’s affordable housing settlement agreement with Fair Share Housing Center. The objection focuses on several issues including the township’s violations of the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA), conflicts … Continue reading

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Your last chance to protest 66 new housing units in Annandale

Shhh…! Monday, February 5, 7:00 pm (at the Clinton Township Public Safety Building, where council and planning board meetings are held) is your last and only chance to protest, comment on, or ask questions about the 66-unit high-rise affordable housing … Continue reading

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Clinton Township violates Sunshine Law, interferes with affordable housing fairness hearing

According to a January 29, 2018 violations notice issued to Clinton Township by attorney Walter N. Luers on behalf of exMayor.com, the township violated the law throughout 2017 by failing to provide minutes of its planning board meetings. The New Jersey … Continue reading

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Marra & Imbriaco: The Windygate Legacy

It’s Windygate all over again. In 2010, Clinton Township councilmen Jim Imbriaco, Peter Marra and Spencer Peck filed a fraudulent affordable housing plan with COAH (Council On Affordable Housing). Mayor Cimei voted against it, but lacked a majority. Call it … Continue reading

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Clinton Township: The wolf is at the door

It will soon be open season again on Hunterdon County municipalities. After Clinton Township led a coalition of 20 towns to launch a legal battle in 2008 against unfunded state mandates for affordable housing, we both won and lost. The … Continue reading

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Clinton Township’s COAH Plan: A bogus political campaign promise?

A recent story in the Hunterdon County Democrat about Clinton Township’s old municipal building and the township’s affordable housing (COAH) planning is wrong. In 2008, many people invested a lot of time and energy to create the plan in the … Continue reading

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Tom Borkowski: Who wants big taxes, big bonding, patronage jobs & dysfunctional leadership for Hunterdon County?

The problem with Tom Borkowski running for Hunterdon County Freeholder with Will Mennen is Borkowski’s public record. Big Taxes During 6 years as mayor of Clinton Township, Tom Borkowski raised the municipal tax levy 39.4%. (Did Mennen do his due … Continue reading

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