Murphy Administration to Meet, to Raise Parkway, Turnpike Tolls Wednesday

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Raising tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway is an essential business for Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Transportation Authority.  On Wednesday, that’s just what will be happening as the board once again meets away from the public eye during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The meeting takes place and residents can call in and listen to the plan to raise tolls in New Jersey.

Here’s the public notice for the meeting:

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., and in consideration of Executive Order No. 107 issued by Governor Murphy on March 21, 2020 directing all New Jersey residents to stay at home, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority hereby notifies the public that, to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public while ensuring the continued functioning of government, the meeting of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority previously advertised and scheduled for Wednesday May 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. at 1 Turnpike Plaza, Woodbridge, New Jersey will be held telephonically only and not in person. Members of the public who wish to attend telephonically may do so by calling 1-800-346-7359 Conference Entry Code: 487219 commencing at 9:00 a.m. Members of the public who wish to comment during the public comment portion of the Board Meeting will be prompted to press *1 when the public comments portion begins. A non-public dial in number will be used by the Board of Commissioners for the executive session portion of the meeting that is closed to the public in accordance with the OPMA at N.J.S.A. 10:4-12b.

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