Archive for the ‘UC Improvement Authority’ Category

UCIA Cashes In

The Union County Improvement Authority (UCIA) needs cash to pay off bond debt from the solar panel fiasco and for political payoffs. One way to get it:

2019-172: Resolution authorizing the County Manager to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Union County Improvement Authority (the Authority) to solicit proposals from qualified entities for the Lease or Purchase of the Union County Juvenile Detention Facility and directing the Authority to deliver an amended Exhibit A to the Lease Purchase Agreement to include professional and other services and related work in connection with this undertaking, in an amount not to exceed $325,000.

What will the UCIA be doing for their $325,000?

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UCCF 1/25/18: Roselle Mind & Body Complex Status

There used to be a banner at the site:

Not there any more:

and at the last freeholder meeting:

UCCF 12/21/17: County Out Of Roselle Project

Tonight was supposed be the last hurdle in getting the building of the Roselle Mind and Body Complex moving as Union County was scheduled to have a second reading of an ordinance to guarantee the Roselle Board of Education’s portion of the bonding for the project.

It didn’t quite work out that way.

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Lawsuit Proceeds; Roselle Complex Doesn’t

Judge Robert Mega ruled yesterday on whether the lawsuit by Anthony Esposito against building the Roselle Mind & Body Complex can continue.

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Lawyering Up Roselle Mind & Body Complex

Ordinance 701-2017 extending an additional $24 million to Union County’s guarantee of the bonds for the Roselle Mind & Body Complex boondoggle included these conditions:

Appearing on tonight’s agenda setting meeting agenda was this item on page 13 of 15:

4. A resolution appointing Schwartz, Simon, Edelstein & Celsco of Whippany, as special counsel in a matter relating to the Mind and Body project in an amount not to exceed $5,000.

Adding more troops to the battle:


UCCF 12/7/17: Another County Guarantee for Roselle Mind & Body Project

Tonight’s freeholder meeting had an executive session, which resulted in the First Reading of a new Ordinance that did not appear on the agenda, which resulted in some comments. Here is the story as told in videos:

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County Guarantee for Roselle Mind & Body Project To Be Discussed Tonight – In Secret

The November 30, 2017 agenda setting meeting ended with:

Apparently they didn’t talk everything out last week as tonight’s regular freeholder meeting agenda starts off with:

And the meeting will kick off with: