The Town Council voted 4:1 to approve the Mayor's proposed 2018 Budget. This includes a $9.2 million dollar bond that will pay for street upgrades, safety lighting, splitting the costs of upgrades to the H.S. track and field, and a mysterious item called "Ice Bumpers." Councilman Krakoviak asked the Town Chief Financial Officer to define what "Ice Bumpers" are, and he described them as "kind of like bumper cars, but on ice." Within the bond, taxpayers are being asked to fund this ice bumper facility. (To the tune of $110, 000, in a township where taxes are rising for the umpteenth time in a row.) Our Green West Orange breaks it down for you here:
Below is additional information that was presented to the West Orange Township Council, most recently on August 7, 2018, by a West Orange resident who researched the Mayor's Ice Bumper Facility plan.