Mount Holly settles civil rights lawsuit

By: DANIELLE CAMILLI, Burlington County Times

MOUNT HOLLY &emdash; A federal civil rights lawsuit that pitted a Garden Street couple
against town hall has been settled with the township admitting no wrongdoing, but paying the residents $75,000 in a confidential agreement.

The settlement between the township and Andrew and Alda Copeland was signed in September, but made public only this month after the chairman of the New Jersey Libertarian Party’s Open Government Advocacy Project requested and received documents through the state’s Open Public Records Act.

Read the full story. The civil complaint and the confidential settlement agreement mentioned in the article are on-line HERE.