Mike Guerriero, owner of Guerriero’s Gelato, and Rachel Wyman, owner of Montclair Bread Company, say they want to see more support from local officials as they're overwhelmed by constant staff exposures to coronavirus.
The bill has made it through both the state Senate and Assembly.
New Congressional District maps shore up support for Mikie Sherrill in the 11th, but give Tom Malinowski a tougher battle in the 7th.
Right now, the north end of Montclair is in the largely white, largely affluent 11th. The southern end is in the majority Black 10th. A vote Wednesday morning could put it all in the 11th or change the dividing line.
Cases in Montclair have risen sharply in recent weeks — with 52 new cases Monday, and 222 over the week, according to the township tracking. By contrast, on Nov. 20, there were just three new cases, and 29 in the week leading up to that date.
It's unclear what happens once the role is filled — for instance, whether that person will serve until March or November.
The existing building would remain open until construction is completed.
Montclair is split between the 10th and 11th Congressional Districts. A candidate for the 10th says that's a good thing for Black representation, but others say there are benefits to a one Congress member looking out for whole township.
Montclair township attorney resigns, apologizes for calling Black official ‘three-fifths of a human’
The resignation also comes on the heels of the township losing its lengthy legal fight over a rent control ordinance.
Judges rule clerk acted "capriciously" in tossing out electronic signatures that didn't match handwritten ones from voter rolls.