MCIA Awards $6.8 Million Construction Contract for the Next Phase of Morris County’s Solar 2 Program

The Morris County Improvement Authority has awarded a $6.8 million contract to Suffern, N.Y. based HESP Solar for the continuation of Morris County’s 2011 Solar 2 Program, which calls for the construction of 9 solar energy projects at 9 county government, school and municipal sites across the county. The contract was approved unanimously by the … Read more…

MCIA Announces Lower Finance Rates for Morris Towns and School Districts, Benefiting Taxpayers

MCIA Announces Lower Finance Rates for Morris Towns and School Districts, Benefiting Taxpayers

The Morris County Improvement Authority has announced that it will offer even better rates to towns, school and fire districts, and authorities for its county guaranteed leasing program, or CGLP, which offers low cost and tax-exempt financing for the purchase of capital equipment. At its meeting this week, the Authority accepted revised rates offered by … Read more…

MCIA Offers Specifics on County Solar Projects — Freeholders Questions Sheriff’s Robo-Calls

The Morris County Improvement Authority held a lengthy public information and question-and-answer session last night in Morristown, providing a detailed analysis of its preliminary findings on the viability of various unbuilt solar sites in the county. Mennen Sports Arena Solar Panels At the nearly four-hour session attended by some three-dozen residents and non-residents of the county, … Read more…

Special Meeting Update

The Morris County Improvement Authority will hold a public session tonight (Monday, Oct. 5) at 6 p.m. at the County Administration Building in Morristown to discuss preliminary findings on the viability of construction of various unbuilt solar sites from the MCIA’s Renewable Energy Program Series 2011 solar projects. Read the agenda. The MCIA will first … Read more…

Morris County Improvement Authority To Hold Special Public Session on Status of Solar Projects

Morris County Improvement Authority To Hold Special Public Session on Status of Solar Projects

The Morris County Improvement Authority will hold a public session on Monday, Oct. 5, at 6:30 p.m. in Morristown to discuss preliminary findings on the viability of construction of various unbuilt solar sites from the MCIA’s Renewable Energy Program Series 2011 solar projects. The MCIA, in concert with a Morris County Freeholder’s “Build-No Build Committee,’’ were … Read more…

MCIA Hires an Energy Consultant for the County's Solar Projects

The Morris County Improvement Authority has voted unanimously to hire a Florham Park based engineering firm, Matrix New World Engineering, Inc., for renewable engineering consulting services for the county’s solar energy projects. Matrix, which has experience on numerous major government projects, will review and advise the MCIA on construction management issues related to the county’s … Read more…

Improvement Authority Hires Matthew Jessup as its New General, Bond and Energy Counsel

Improvement Authority Hires Matthew Jessup as its New General, Bond and Energy Counsel

The Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) has voted unanimously to hire Matthew Jessup, of McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, as its new general counsel, bond counsel and energy counsel, effective June 1. Jessup, who had served as a special MCIA consultant on its solar projects, replaces longtime counsel Stephen Pearlman, who recently resigned. The MCIA moved … Read more…

Improvement Authority Accepts Resignations of Its Counsel and Energy Consultant

The Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) has voted unanimously to accept the resignations of its longtime counsel, Stephen Pearlman, and energy consultant Gabel Associates, who both officially notified the Authority tonight that they will resign effective June 1. The MCIA board agreed to immediately start the process of seeking replacements to ensure a smooth transition … Read more…

Special Authority Meeting March 2

A quorum of commissioners from the Morris County Improvement Authority will conduct a special authority public meeting Monday, March 2, 2015, at 5 p.m. in the Knox Conference Room, 5th floor, Morris County Administration and Records Building, Morristown, N.J. The commissioners will be holding this special authority public meeting to discuss regular authority business and … Read more…

Meeting Schedule Changes

The Feb. 19 meeting of the Morris County Improvement Authority has been cancelled and rescheduled for Feb. 25 at 4 p.m. The commissioners will be holding the Annual Meeting and will discuss regular authority business and the Authority’s Renewal Energy Program. The Authority may take official action at this public meeting, and the minutes of … Read more…