Township News

Posted on: July 28, 2017

Mayor and Township Administrator Host Community Land Development Forum

Mayor and Township Administrator at Community Land Development Forum on July 26, 2017

Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger, Ph.D. and Township Administrator Anthony Mercantante hosted a forum at the Middletown Arts Center on July 26th to discuss how to prevent overdevelopment while encouraging sensible growth.

Topics addressed included:

  • What the township has done to control growth 
  • How Middletown encourages healthy expansion of the commercial tax base 
  • The redevelopment of underutilized or vacant sites

Real estate professionals, business and community associations, business owners, and residents attended the event. The session was held in partnership with the Middletown Economic Development Committee, a volunteer advisory body committee dedicated to the promotion of economic growth.

Click HERE to access the PowerPoint from last night's presentation.