Archive for Tag: farmland preservation

Model ordinances for municipalities to address warehouse construction advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Municipalities could soon have access to model ordinances to aid them in addressing warehouse expansion and construction under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Alex Sauickie and passed by an Assembly committee on Monday, Dec. 12. The bill (A4950) requires the State Planning Commission to prepare, adopt...

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Sauickie’s bill promising fairer farmland appraisals clears committee

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie’s legislation updating the appraisal process for determining the value of farmland acquired for preservation was cleared by an Assembly committee on Monday. “From limiting urban sprawl to providing locally grown produce, preserved farmland benefits communities in so many ways. In order to encourage...

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