Meetings are planned to discuss consolidation of Roxbury, Mount Arlington

The Roxbury Taxpayers Education Association (TEAM) and Mount Arlington TEAM will sponsor a series of public hearings on consolidating the two towns.

The first hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, at Roxbury High School, 1 Bryant Drive, Succasunna.

The hearings are being held in order to receive comments regarding its application to the state Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Local Finance Board, seeking the creation of a Municipal Consolidation Study Commission, according to a statement issued by both TEAMS.

The second hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2, at Mount Arlington School, 235 Howard Blvd., Mount Arlington.

The joint public hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Horseshoe Lake Recreation Complex Gymnasium, 72 Eyland Avenue, Succasunna.

The study would examine the possibilities to consolidation of the Township of Roxbury and Borough of Mount Arlington. A copy of the application may be viewed in advance of the hearings at the Roxbury Municipal Building or the Mount Arlington Borough Hall.

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