Want to pay for a new courthouse? Salem voters say 'No'

SALEM — Salem County voters Tuesday overwhelmingly said “No” to whether they want to fund a new courthouse.

The vote was 15,504 to 1,579 against.

The question voters were asked on the ballot was, “Are you in favor of construction of a new Salem County Courthouse at county taxpayer expense?”

The referendum is non-binding so any final decision to move forward with anything — a new courthouse or renovations to the current one — will be decided by county freeholders.

“The issue for me personally and, I think, the other members of the board agree, is whether our taxpayers, like us, think …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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