If approved, it would increase the school tax levy (the part of assessed property taxes allocated to the public schools) $64 million, bringing the levy to $201 million.
Services include residential loan forbearance for 90 days; deferral of interest for business borrowers; increased lines of credit, and more cash available at ATMs.
The order provides for certain exceptions, such as obtaining essential goods or services, seeking medical attention, visiting family or close friends, reporting to work, or engaging in outdoor activities.
Parking regulations are suspended until further notice. That means street cleaning, residential zone parking, and meter rules will not be enforced during the current COVID-19 health emergency.
The statewide closure of New Jersey schools has been front and center in many COVID-19 discussions, its impact on teaching and learning unprecedented. There may be no better indicator of the urgency of these concerns than the conversations about how the state’s roughly 200,000 special-needs students will continue to be served.
Governor signs first of nearly 30 bills in package, prohibiting evictions and foreclosures, promises swift action on other measures, which include funding for food banks and companies struggling to meet payroll.
The state Department of Education has been issuing guidance to New Jersey’s public schools for the past week about dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
The city has set up an emergency coronavirus page with the latest updates here – https://www.jerseycitynj.gov/CityHall/health/coronavirus.
All restaurants are prohibited from providing dine-in services, but will be allowed to have take-out, delivery, and drive-through services.
Before the council cast its vote to appoint Joanne Rosa as the new director of human resources for Jersey City, two council members accused another member of sexism.