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The ordinance passed Tuesday evening will preserve a 34.8-acre property on Fort Plains Road currently owned by United Talmudical Academy.

HOWELL - The Howell Township Council approved an ordinance to purchase a $ 1.06 million parcel of land on Fort Plains Road Tuesday night.

The ordinance, introduced at an Aug. 11 meeting by Councilman Thomas Russo, aims to obtain a 34.8 acres from the United Talmudic Academy. The motion was passed unanimously (councilwoman Pamela Richmond was absent).

The funds to purchase are available through Howell's Open Space and Recreation Trust Fund. The land is slated to be preserved as open space, according to meeting documents.

Related: Howell Twp Council Aims To Preserve 30 Acres On Fort Plains Road

A maximum of $ 14,000 will be included in the total budget for engineering costs, legal fees and other expenses and improvements.

No public comments were made on the ordinance Tuesday evening.

Final approval was given by a unanimous vote at last night's meeting for the funding to purchase this property on Fort ...
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Click here to read the ordinance.

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