With the township set to elect a new mayor in a month’s time, some residents are questioning whether candidate Sean Spiller’s position as vice president of the New Jersey Education Association, the state teacher’s union, would present a conflict of interest if he is elected mayor.
A newly formed group of property owners is fighting the creation of a rent control law introduced in March and expected to be voted through by Montclair’s township council on Tuesday, April 7.
Meet the Montclair candidates for mayor and council.
While some towns and their leaders are issuing daily messages to residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some Montclairites are criticizing the leadership here for remaining mostly quiet.
The March 24 Council Meeting will be available remote only to the public.
After a year of landlord-tenant hearings over rent increases as high as 35 percent in some cases, Montclair may soon get a rent control ordinance.
Montclair’s May 12 election for mayor and council will be by mail-in ballot only due to New Jersey’s State of Emergency and concerns with the spread of COVID-19.
Some parking restrictions lifted.