Economy & Neighborhood News

Neighborhood News:

A series of seven informational sessions about the upcoming citywide property revaluation begins Saturday, March11th in City Hall. Because there hasn’t been a citywide reval in nearly 30 years, the average property in Jersey City is assessed at 27 percent of its market value.

Saturday’s meeting begins at 10 a.m. at City Hall, 280 Grove St. Mayor Fulop, whom originally canceled the reval in 2013, citing concerns for possibly under-assessed properties in Downtown Jersey City, is scheduled to appear. The other meetings are listed below.

Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m., Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, 140 Martin Luther King Dr.

Tuesday, March 28, 7:30 p.m., Grace Church Van Vorst, 39 Erie St.

Monday, April 3, 7:30 p.m., CityLine Church, 1510 Kennedy Blvd.

Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 p.m., Hank Gallo Community Center at Lincoln Park

Monday, April 10, 7:30 p.m., School 28, 167 Hancock Ave.

Tuesday, April 11, 7:30 p.m., School 7, 222 Laidlaw Ave.

For more details, visit Jersey Digs or NJ.com

And according to Jersey City Upfront, Marco & Pepe has officially closed, but the new owners plan to open their doors as soon as possible. And NJ Monthly published a list of the top bars in New Jersey and FOUR of them are in Jersey City!

 

Economy:

After one full month under President Donald Trump, who pledged to rebuild the nation’s aging infrastructure, the year is off to a sizzling start for job creation. According to the ADP counts, January added 261,000 positions, a number that was revised upward from the originally reported 246,000. In addition to the construction and manufacturing positions, mining and natural resources also contributed 8,000 to the total. To learn more, visit CNBC.com .

 

Happy Hump Day! Enjoy your evening!