Former Councilman Fined For Not Filing Campaign Reports

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Published: April 22, 2015
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Marc Caswell, who was the 2nd Ward Councilman until he resigned in August of 2012 and subsequently moved from the borough, was fined $250 by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (NJ ELEC) for failing to file campaign reports during that year’s primary election. Mr. Caswell ran unopposed in 2011 to maintain his seat […]

Mayor Hokanson Doing His Part For Earth Day

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Published: April 21, 2015
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In celebration of Earth Day tomorrow, Wednesday  April 22nd, Mayor Carl Hokanson will be available at his office between 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. to present young visitors with free packets of seeds. Roselle Park children 12-years-old and younger will be able to walk in to Borough Hall and sit with Mayor Hokanson to talk […]

Free Meter Parking At Municipal Lots For 2015

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Published: April 9, 2015
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Free Meter Parking At Municipal Lots For 2015  | read this item

Mayor & council voted to have the two (2) municipal parking lots on Chestnut Street have free parking for the rest of 2015. The lots affected would be Municipal Parking Lot #1, which is located on Chestnut street between Williams Street and Charles Street and Municipal Parking Lot #2 which is in Michael Mauri Park […]

Question On Closed Session Recusal Answered

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Published: April 7, 2015
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At last Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting, a closed session matter discussed was that of Michael Yakubov vs. the Borough of Roselle Park. There was some question as to whether Fifth Ward  Councilman Richard Templeton recused or should have recused himself from those talks. Citing two sources, it has been confirmed that the councilman […]

2nd Reval Meeting Answers More Questions

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Published: March 29, 2015
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2nd Reval Meeting Answers More Questions  | read this item

Although the numbers in the audience were much less than the first revaluation meeting held last month, the two dozen residents in attendance yesterday morning were on-hand to ask more questions of Realty Appraisal Company. Mayor Carl Hokanson was not present due to attending the funeral of former Roselle Park Mayor Eugene Carmody. The meeting was […]

Michael Yakubov Addresses Resignation E-Mail, Provides Farewell Speech

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Published: March 23, 2015
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Michael Yakubov Addresses Resignation E-Mail, Provides Farewell Speech  | read this item

Although no longer an elected official or even a resident of Roselle Park, an e-mail that Michael Yakubov sent to the Union County Board of Elections on March 2nd had residents discussing the former councilman even after he moved out of town. Mr. Yakubov resigned from his office as Fifth Ward Councilman effective March 5, […]

Reval Inspections Started

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Published: March 21, 2015
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Revaluation inspections of residential properties have started this month. During the March 12th Mayor & Council meeting, Mayor Carl Hokanson stated that his house was evaluated earlier in the day. This was in response to a suggestion by a resident at the first revaluation information meeting held late last month to have elected officials be first […]

Richard Templeton Appointed Fifth Ward Councilman

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Published: March 20, 2015
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Richard Templeton Appointed Fifth Ward Councilman  | read this item

Richard Templeton was officially voted in unanimously last night by council to become the representative for the Borough’s fifth ward. As previously reported first by Roselle Park News, the governing body gave unanimous consensus to appointing Mr. Templeton at the end of Wednesday night’s Municipal Capital Budget Workshop. Councilman Templeton will fulfill the unexpired term […]

Library Board Discusses Annual Budget

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Published: March 12, 2015
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Library Board Discusses Annual Budget  | read this item

The February 18th Library Board of Trustees meeting had the mostly new board ask questions regarding not only the current year’s budget but the outlook for years to come. Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library Director Susan Calantone, Library Board President Pat Butler, and Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey met with Borough Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Ken Blum […]

Mayor & Council Meeting Tonight, March 12th. No Capital Meeting.

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Published: March 12, 2015
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Mayor & Council Meeting Tonight, March 12th. No Capital Meeting.  | read this item

Tonight, March 12th, there will be a Mayor & Council meeting tonight at 7 p.m. in Borough Hall. This meeting was originally scheduled for  March 5th but postponed due to snow. The Capital Budget workshop originally scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled and a new date will be discussed at tonight’s regular […]

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