On October 26th, 2021, the Somerset County Historic Preservation Grant was awarded to the Borough of South Bound Brook for the construction of an ADA-compliant restroom at the Abraham Staats House. The presentation of the ceremonial check was made by Somerset County Commissioner Melanie Marano to South Bound Brook Historic Preservation Advisory Commission President Kathy Faulks, SBB HPAC Commissioner Barbara Malone, SBB Councilperson Elizabeth Konkle, and SBB Mayor Chris Shoffner. Looking on were Somerset County Historic Sites Director Thomas D’Amico and Somerset County Cultural & Heritage President Donald Esposito.