Archive for Tag: open space

Republican bill removing obstacles to land preservation becomes law

TRENTON, N.J. – Municipalities can preserve land they acquire through tax foreclosures under a new law signed today by Gov. Phil Murphy. Sen. Steve Oroho and Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths sponsor the legislation (S1707/A2534) exempting towns from community fees on land acquired for open space. “Municipalities that...

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Bill removing obstacles to land preservation moves to governor’s desk

TRENTON, N.J. – Legislation enabling municipalities to preserve land they acquired through tax foreclosures is on awaits Gov. Phil Murphy’s review after gaining Assembly approval today. Sponsored by Assemblymen Parker Space and Hal Wirths, the bill (S1707/A2534) exempts municipalities from community fees on land acquired for open space. It...

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