More Open Space Tax Theft

The theft continues as money raised by the Open Space tax is diverted to the county budget:

Anyone with doubts as to whether these budget numbers are really made up on the spot with no relevance to reality only need look to that Parks Maintenance item. According to the cheesy memo justifying the thefts:

From the appropriations section of the 2019 executive budget:

Over 15% of the entire Parks and Recreation budget (the exact same dollar amount for the last 4 years) is supposedly being used to maintain mostly empty land.


3 responses to this post.

  1. […] have been a little lax in covering Union County government lately as nobody seems to care how much they steal but something came to light last week that might be over the line even in New […]


  2. Posted by Donna on June 1, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Can someone tell me how much “County” money was used for the water park in Linden?


  3. […] the term, would consider both Union County and New Jersey as rife with corruption (ie. pay-to-play, budget chicanery, who-you-know hires) so when the freeholders call out an area outside of the continental US for for […]


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