Short Hills, New Jersey: East Orange's mayor, Lester E. Taylor III, will hold a forum this evening at the city-owned East Orange Golf Course in Short Hills. The forum, which will take place between 6:00pm and 8:00pm, will discuss plans to renovate and reopen the golf course, which had been temporarily closed. According to a statement issued by the city, the forum will "put an end" to rumors regarding "whether (the city was) going to sell the golf course". The statement added that the golf course will reopen on Saturday, May 23, and a that a new clubhouse, restaurant, and driving range will open in 2016.
“Transforming the East Orange Golf Course into the asset it was intended to be has been one of my administration’s top priorities,” said Mayor Taylor in the statement.
The golf course is located on property which is part of the East Orange Water Commission's reserve. The address is 440 Parsonage Hill Road, between JFK Parkway and Passaic Avenue. Bus transportation to the forum will be provided to residents. Buses will leave from 44 City Hall Plaza in East Orange starting at 5:00pm. Seating is limited.
The forum is open to all.
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