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  • News Release - MAY 30, 2017 STATEMENT BY: MICHAEL P. TURNER, SPOKESMAN, TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BERNARDS REGARDING: ANNOUNCEMENT OF TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE ACCEPTING SETTLEMENT TERMS OFFERED BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND THE ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF BASKING RIDGE Click here
  • Settlement Agreement – USDOJ Click here
  • Settlement Agreement – ISBRClick here
  • Bernards Township Press Release 11-18-2016, US Department of Justice Potential RLUIPA ClaimClick here
  • Press Release – January 1, 2017 - In the matter of The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge and Mohammad Aly Chaudry v. Township of Bernards, et al. The Court ruled in favor of Plaintiffs on a motion for "judgment on the pleadings" regarding parking.Click here
  • Mayor Carolyn Gaziano's Address.Click here
  • Press Release of 5/10/17 Concerning ISBR and USDOJ LitigationClick here
  • CONSISTENT WITH THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND THE RELIGIOUS LAND USE AND INSTITUTIONALIZED PERSONS ACT OF 2000 (“RLUIPA”), BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, THE PLANNING BOARD, AND THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT DO NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST RELIGIOUS EXERCISE, OR VIOLATE THE OTHER PROTECTIONS OF RLUIPA. 
  • Court Documents - Case 3:33-av-00001 The Islamic Society of Basking Ridge & M. Ali Chaudry v. Township of Bernards, Bernards Township Planning BoardClick here

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