New Firehouse Delayed

22 August, 1990 (~estimated)

New Firehouse Delayed

Have you wondered why a groundbreaking for the new firehouse on Witherspoon Street has not taken place?

Borough Council approval ed the low bid of CJM Contracting sometime during the fall, but the Borough administrator has not been able to issue a “notice to proceed” because of omissions and errors in the documents. The new firehouse for Mercer Engine Co. No. 3 will be located in the Town-ship, but is a Borough-administered project because the Borough is the banker for the Princeton Fire Department.

According to Mark Gordon, the bonding company put a wrong date in the performance bond document and it had to be sent back to be redone. But he says the day when all is in order “is getting closer” and at that time he will schedule a ground-breaking.

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