If you are of an opinion on whether , you will want to head to Town Hall Monday night.
Town Council is scheduled to host an information session on the proposed garden, at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at .
Grow it Green Morristown, which maintains the and , have been in talks with the town . It would be located on open space preserved after a long-abandoned property was finally knocked down about a decade ago.
Second Ward Councilwoman Raline Smith-Reid has expressed concern with the garden as recently as August, as she had been one of the residents involved in efforts to get the land preserved. She has referred to the whole thing as a "somewhat of a touchy subject for me."
Several Second Ward residents against the idea presented a petition with about 100 signatures last month from people they said were against the idea. Issues have included location of the proposed garden and a belief the garden will be an overgrown eyesore when not in use during winter months.
Grow it Green Morristown has said a lot of research was done on the proposed location before committing to it, and that the garden would bring people together in a positive environment and "facilitate new relationships with people throughout our community."