Others are more skeptical. Marc H. Pfeiffer, a senior policy fellow at Rutgers University Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, said the settlement is “an unusual circumstance that requires consideration.”

“The lawyers are going to have to look at the circumstances surrounding the original agreement and what the current freeholders think and figure out what they want to do from there,” he said.

NJ.com, January 24, 2020