The amended referendum petition filed by opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance has been rejected by the township clerk once again.
Opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance have filed an amended referendum petition with the township after their first petition was rejected by the township clerk in October.
The town plans to purchase the former PNC Bank building and parking lot at 57 Park St., spending as much as $1.35 million.
The refurbished Tuers Park reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 20, after extensive improvements were completed.
A New Jersey Superior Court has extended rent-control petitioners’ 10-day period to “cure” the signatures on their petition to force Montclair to put rent control to a public vote.
Following a seventh-month closure due to the pandemic, the Montclair Public Library will open on Monday, Oct. 19, with some limitations.
The petition to put rent control up for a referendum vote has been deemed insufficient by the Montclair Township Clerk.
After some renters reported receiving increases when their leases expired, rent-control advocates are asking the town to enforce the rent-freeze ordinance approved in May.