Bridgewater Township Approves Contractor to Demolish Redwood Inn

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Bridgewater Township has chosen the contractor who will finally bring down the venerable Redwood Inn.

The town council voted unanimously at a special online meeting to award a contract to Frank Galbraith and Son Excavation and Demolition, LLC, out of Scotch Plains, to demolish the long-standing one-story structure at 1475 Mountain Top Road that formerly served as a restaurant and catering facility. The cost of the contract, which will be funded through a general capital, miscellaneous bond ordinance, is $165,333.

“It’s basically removing the building and associated pieces,” said council president Howard Norgalis prior to the vote.

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Norgalis added that the building is on the market, and that the township is taking down the structure since it knows its history, including the

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Will help-to-buy scheme fund a rebuild if I demolish a property?

My partner and I are currently looking into grant options that might be applicable to us. We are hoping to buy the house that we are currently living in (my partner’s great grandparent’s house) with the view to demolishing all but the front wall.

My partner is eager to retain that one wall as a keepsake of the three generations that have gone before him but we are intending to completely demolish all other aspects of the house – internal walls, floors, windows, roof etc and build our own home to the highest of current regulations and standards in its place.

You wrote previously about access to help-to-buy for someone who bought a house and demolished it. Do you know if the couple in your article were successful in their application for the scheme?

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RRHA wants to work with private developers to rebuild new housing and amenities on its properties. Under federal law, residents would have a right to return to the communities once new housing is built there. Residents also will be offered vouchers to seek housing in the private rental market or the option of moving to another RRHA property.

During the review process, tenant advocates lodged complaints about RRHA’s plans. They questioned the housing authority’s public engagement process and whether it was based on residents’ wishes.

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RRHA accepted written feedback on the plan, which also includes administrative and policy changes for its tenants, during a 45-day period from mid-August through September. It also hosted two virtual public input sessions, where its staff presented the plan and people could weigh in. Those sessions, held in late September, were sparsely attended.

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