MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Red light cameras aren’t coming to Morris County any time soon.
Morris Township, the only town in the county to seek approval for the cameras, has opted out.
The township committee on Thursday postponed a vote and will fail to meet the state’s imposed May 1 deadline to approve an ordinance and select a bidder.
The Daily Record of Parsippany reports Mayor Scott Rosenbush said that means the committee in effect killed participation in the red light program.
Cameras have been activated in about half of the 25 New Jersey towns participating in the pilot program, which began in 2008.
Lawmakers will decide whether to make the program permanent in 2013.
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