NJ Court Nixes Challenge To Municipal Budget Increase

Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 8:59 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Wednesday rejected a challenge to a municipal budget increase, nixing a suit filed by citizens of Byram Township, N.J., by ruling they cannot request a referendum because budget ordinances are exempt.

In a published decision, a three-judge panel on the Superior Court of New Jersey’s Appellate Division declined to revive a suit filed by five Byram Township citizens who objected when Byram’s city council adopted an ordinance to raise the municipal budget by 3.5 percent, which the plaintiffs argued was...
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