According to centraljersey.com, Hightstown had received one bid to provide a temporary modular facility to be used as a new Borough Hall. However, rather than accept or reject the bid, the council tabled a decision.
The council has been considering leasing land owned by the Rug Mill, but a lease for the property has not been worked out yet, said Centraljersey.com.
The bid came in from MobileaseModular Space Inc, the centraljersey.com article said, bidding in at $159,200 for an administrative temporary facility; and $275,100 for a module police unit. Mobilease is based in West Deptford.
Hightstown Borough Hall and the police department were damaged in 2011 during Hurricane Irene, when .
Since the hurricane, Borough Hall has been operating out of the Public Works Department and the police station was temporarily moved to the Lucas Electric building on Mercer Street.