Mayors Council Approves Interlocal Agreement Aimed At Reducing Future Flooding

Millburn's Mayor Sandra Haimoff signs the agreement with [left to right] Millburn's attorney Kit Falcon, Maplewood Mayor Victor DeLuca, Kenilworth Mayor Kathi Fiamingo, Union Mayor Joe Florio, Cranford Deputy Mayor Andis Kalnins(for Mayor David Robinson) , Rahway Mayor Mayor Rick Proctor and Springfield Mayor Ziad Andrew Shehady (Photo courtesy of Mayors Council)

MILLBURN — On Oct. 24 at a special meeting at the Millburn Municipal Building, seven mayors representing their communities signed an historic Interlocal Agreement for the development of the South Mountain Regional Detention Basin, a storage project to reduce water elevations during peak storms in the Rahway River Watershed.

[OPINION] Stop The Spin On Small Business

Frank Knapp

As someone who advocates for thousands of small businesses, I know they want fact, not spin. Unfortunately too often we hear inaccuracies and misinformation about how government policies affect small businesses. Ending the Bush-era tax cuts for the richest 2 percent of Americans is one policy where small business has been caught up in a whirlwind of spin.