Union County Tax Hikes and Tax Thefts

The thefts continues as money raised by the Open Space tax is diverted to the county budget. Since 2001 regular taxes have risen by 134%:

Add to that another year of stealing almost all of the Open Space tax:

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2020 Executive Budget Calls for $7 Million Tax Increase

No tax increases in Passaic or Morris counties yet in Union County:
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The increase is exactly 1.9% in county taxes from $367,295,299 to $374,273,910.

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UCCF 2/6/20: Assistant Prosecutors Question Promotions

It was brought up at the last freeholder meeting:
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Today nj.com covered it and here are excerpts:

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Lourdes Leon Baggage

Ignoring the fact that the position of freeholder in Union County is almost entirely ceremonial Matt Friedman of Politico dredged up some dirt on Angel Estrada’s replacement:

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UCCF 2/6/20: Resolutions and Videos

Some saw a terrific start:
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Payback?
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Resolutions of note with videos, some of which we will look closer at in future blogs:

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UCCF 1/23/20: Questions, Comments


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Resolutions referred to:
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UCCF 12/19/19: More 2% Raises

2019-1141: Authorizing the County Manager to adopt exclusionary wage increases as follows: salary increases for 2020 shall be based upon each employee’s performance evaluation score, pursuant to resolution number 2002-2129 and in the amount not to exceed 2%, effective January 1, 2020.