UCCF 5/26/16: Bond Games

Ordinance 774-2016 moved $87,560.53 in bond money around from its stated purpose to make “various renovations and improvements to facilities”:
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While Ordinance 775-2016 was a prelude to doing the same thing for the Union County Improvement Authority (UCIA):
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This ordinance is to sell $1.25 million in bonds to purportedly provide funding to the Union County Improvement Authority in connection with:

  1. office space renovations being undertaken by the Authority at its Park Madison Building in Plainfield to accommodate the relocation of the State of new Jersey Workers Compensation Court from Elizabeth, and additional County offices, and
  2. the settlement of litigation involving the proposed South Wood Avenue (Linden) redevelopment project.

Already, according to sheet 12 of the 2016 Union County Budget, the UCIA is being subsidized:

UCIA AID

Apparently, for their purposes, it is not enough.

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