How the Monarch decision came down on Hoboken
There’s been some discussion and disagreement on the events leading to the disastrous outcome on the Monarch in Hoboken.
As part of the official record on the events leading to the outcome, here’s what Mayor Zimmer said at the time from a story on NJ.com.
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer today expressed agreement with Tuesday’s decision by the Planning Board denying the Monarch at Shipyard project.At the meeting, the Hoboken Planning Board Attorney Ronald Morgan recommended the Planning Board deny the Monarch application due to ongoing litigation regarding the original 1997 developer’s agreement with the city.“I am very pleased with the Planning Board’s decision to deny the application for the Monarch project,” said Zimmer in a release. “The actions of our special counsel hired by the city to defend our community’s interests were critical to this decision.”
From the NJ.com story: