Tag Archives: Clinton Township

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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Mayor Higgins’ 51-second, 805 housing-unit massacre

How long does it take to add 805 new housing units to Clinton Township, if the mayor and council don’t tell anyone they’re doing it? How long does it take to add 400 new housing units just in the tiny … Continue reading

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Why to vote NO on Public Question to divert open space funds

This letter was published in the local newspapers and social media outlets this week. Chairs of the Clinton Township Open Space Committee and Environmental Commission — along with other residents — oppose a Public Question on the November 8 ballot … Continue reading

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Administrator hired by Mayor Higgins was under investigation

In an Oct. 11 article, the Hunterdon Review reports that the administrator recently hired by Mayor John Higgins for Clinton Township, Jesse Landon, was under investigation in Tewksbury Township, “alledgedly… accused of sexual harassment” — during the time Higgins and … Continue reading

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Clinton Township’s RFP for patronage jobs

When Clinton Township’s new administrator, Jesse Landon, recently posted a Request For Proposal (RFP) on the New Jersey State League of Municipalities website (NJSLOM) for all the municipality’s professional positions, he apparently did so without discussing it with the town … Continue reading

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Mayor John Higgins to citizens: You’re not smart enough to participate

Who should decide Clinton Township’s future? Not its citizens, according to Mayor John Higgins. At a September 5 Hunterdon County Freeholder meeting, Higgins said: “I don’t know very many people in the township that have enough knowledge of … our land use … Continue reading

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Want to save $1,000 on your Clinton Township taxes?

You once had the right to vote on school taxes every April in Clinton Township. Remember? Actually, you had that right for over 100 years, until the Clinton Township Board of Education (BOE) took it away from you in 2012. … Continue reading

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Do you want to get back your right to vote on school taxes?

Who could possibly suggest that taxpayers should be deprived of their right to vote on how much we are taxed? In Clinton Township, the answer is: Your school board, which took away our 100-year-old right to vote on school taxes. … 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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Where is attorney Vito Gagliardi?

At meeting after school board meeting, board president Jim Dincuff and board member Kevin Maloy again and again cite attorney Vito Gagliardi‘s “advice” to justify Dincuff’s personal attacks against other board members, accusations of ethics violations, resolutions against citizens, and threats demanding … Continue reading

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