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At the Hopewell Township planning board meeting last night, the planning board passed a resolution endorsing the filing of a declaratory judgment complaint by the Hopewell Township Committee with the Mercer County Superior County.

Filing the declaratory judgment is simply a procedural step in the overall process of the Township Committee meaningfully participating in the assessment of its municipal affordable housing obligation amount. Making the June 8th filing deadline set by the New Jersey Supreme Court, by filing the declaratory judgment, allows the Township to potentially take advantage of the court-ordered temporary immunity from builder’s remedies.

Current court process and affordable housing numbers offered by Fair Share Housing: “No More Waiting, Affordable Housing Numbers Offered By Fair Share Housing” and “COAH in 90 seconds: Making housing accessible, or Affordabullsh*t?

More on discussions from the planning board to follow today regarding the Hopewell Township housing plan.

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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe, and a lawyer. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, photographing mushrooms, and misguided adventures in random hobbies. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), serves on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance, and holds the elected position as the Hopewell Borough Democratic Committee Municipal Chairwoman.

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