I know some folks cry foul and “negativity” when one points out facts with which they disagree; however, as one of our country’s Founding Fathers, John Adams, once said, “Facts Are Stubborn Things.” In the case
Citizens’ Media TV conditionally retracts our article from Saturday, July 28, 2017, entitled “Gina LaPlaca’s job application for MHMUA Commissioner was received three days before her predecessor resigned.” The article as originally written was accurate, based
The Mount Holly Municipal Utilities Authority (MHMUA or MUA) is the governmental body that supplies safe drinking water and processes sewage, and bills for such. The Mount Holly MUA services about seventeen thousand homes, six hundred businesses, and six “regulated industrial users.”
The latest BCT article presents some of the facts and history in what it calls the “battle over a disparity in sewer rates, bills, fees and representation on the MHMUA.” But the battle is a recent one, and it is one that centers around those who sit on its Commission and those who appoint them…and those who influence those who appoint them.
The Westampton Township Council has voted 3-2 to request the Burlington County Prosecutor open an inquiry into the potential conflicts of interest of former Solicitor George Saponaro, as it relates to his relationship with former “Fire Chief/Head of EMS” Jason Carty.
On Tuesday in Atlantic City, NJ, the town Council passed an ordinance that keeps its water system in public hands (the article features Food & Water Watch NJ’s Lena Smith).