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.