Montclair names new municipal clerk

Angelese Bermudez Nieves will be Montclair's new municipal clerk​.

Tenants battle rent hikes as group says landlords try to bypass freeze

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.

Rent control petition filed with town, but it won’t make the November ballot

The group of petitioners associated with the Montclair Property Owners Association [MPOA] has filed its petition with the Montclair Town Clerk to put the Rent Control Ordinance up for a referendum vote.

Moving forward on SAFE Streets in Montclair

Montclair’s SAFE Complete Streets Implementation Plan is closer to becoming part of the master plan after Planning Board members voted on Monday, Sept. 21, to incorporate it, but only after a preamble is written up.

Township employees return to in-person work

Municipal employees returned to in-person work on Sept. 8. Social distancing and safety measures are in place.
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Judge denies request to count rejected Montclair May election ballots

A judge has dismissed a suit by 15 Montclair residents, including mayoral candidate Renee Baskerville, asking Essex County officials to count and include the votes that were rejected in the township’s mail-in-only municipal election in May. 

Residents’ emails, cellphone numbers to be turned over to rent control opponents today

A judge has ordered the town to turn over lists of residents emails and cellphone numbers by today, Sept. 4.

Judge gives Montclair five days to hand over residents’ emails, cellphone numbers

Montclair plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that the township must turn over its lists of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a group opposed to the rent-control ordinance approved in April.

Judge orders residents’ emails, cell phone numbers be turned over to rent control repeal...

Montclair has been ordered to turn over its list of residents’ email addresses and cellphone numbers to a committee of petitioners that is seeking to get a public question on the ballot to repeal the rent-control ordinance passed by the Township Council in April.

In Brief: Census takers are in Montclair neighborhoods

Census takers are visiting homes that have not yet responded to 2020 census.