Saturday, March 23, 2013
Also, the township approved a contract to begin reassessment this spring and four Cinnaminson youths were picked up for alleged marijuana possession.
He'll serve time in state prison, as well as have to register as a sex offender, for assaulting a teenage boy in Wood Park more than two years ago. The township has lost more than $1.5 million from tax appeals the last three years. It's spending $194,000 to stop the bleeding. Riley O'Brien isn't from Cinnaminson. But on April 20, Cinnaminson will make him one of their own. Four young men—all between the ages of 18 and 20—were allegedly caught red-handed by Mount Laurel Police after a traffic stop. Check out what's turning a lot of heads—and getting a lot of people talking (to the police)—around Cinnaminson. Violence, vandalism and bullying are all down, according to state reports. The superintendent explains why. If you have a soft …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Township has lost more than $1.5 million in revenue over the last three years because of lost tax appeals.
Township committee approved a contract for $194,000 Monday with Delran-based Professional Property Appraisers (PPA), who could begin the process of reassessing Cinnaminson as early as the beginning of May. Committee unanimously OKed the contract after the township has seen revenues slip away dramatically the last few years due to lost tax appeals. According to tax assessor Dennis DeKlerk, the township lost more than $1.6 million in tax revenue through appeals from 2010 to 2012, with 2011 ($695,000) and 2012 ($660,000) representing the "high water mark." Cinnaminson isn't alone. Several communities in Burlington County have undergone reassessments in the last few years—since the housing market tanked—most notably the township's neighbor, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The township wants to commence reassessment this spring, but had yet to hear from prospective firms as the proposal (RFP) deadline approaches.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
However, Cinnaminson has yet to receive any RFPs, just a week week away from the deadline.
The township wants to commence reassessment this spring, but has yet to hear from prospective firms just a week away from the request for proposal (RFP) deadline. Assessor Dennis DeKlerk said the township published the RFPs at the end of last month, with a deadline of Feb. 28. But as of Tuesday, none had been submitted. “I’m a little concerned because we haven’t had any response yet,” said DeKlerk. The tentative timetable for reassessment is to award a contract in March or April, with the field work beginning around May. But if no proposals are received by the deadline, DeKlerk said Cinnaminson officials will have to republish. According to the assessor, many municipalities in the state are undergoing reassessments and revaluations, …