NJ city owes Chevron nearly $8M for property taxes

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Posted: May 10, 2011 6:57 AM
NJ city owes Chevron nearly $8M for property taxes

A New Jersey city has agreed to refund Chevron nearly $8 million for overpaid property taxes from 2007 to 2010.

However, Perth Amboy doesn't have the cash in its bank accounts. The City Council is set to seek state approval to borrow the money.

City officials agreed to the settlement two months before the case was scheduled to go to trial because of the potential for a higher award and legal costs.

Perth Amboy Business Administrator Gregory Fehrenbach told The Homes News Tribune of East Brunswick the city believes it's a fair settlement.

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Information from: Home News Tribune, http://www.mycentraljersey.com