Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Resigns

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Published: May 19, 2015
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Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Resigns  | read this item

Just less than three months from being appointed on February 15th of this year, Elaine Broyles submitted her resignation as Deputy Code Enforcement Officer on May 8th. The letter submitted was incorrectly dated March 8, 2015 according to Code Construction Official Jesse Atwell. Ms. Broyles gave a ten-day notice with the effective date of resignation […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: The Police Department

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Published: May 16, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: The Police Department  | read this item

One of the first divisions to sit during this year’s Capital Budget Workshop and provide information on their five-year outlook was the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD). As part of last year’s recommendation from council to better focus departments as well as prepare the governing body on large capital expenses, each bureau was requested to […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Buildings & Grounds

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Published: May 14, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Buildings & Grounds  | read this item

Improvements to buildings and grounds has a proposed total of $315,000 over the next five years during the first round of Municipal Capital Budget workshops. This is a section of the budget that allows for an area of reserve that can be set aside to repair equipment or property as needed such as heating systems, […]

Municipality Passes $16 Million Budget. $12 Million To Come From Property Taxes.

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Published: May 12, 2015
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Municipality Passes $16 Million Budget. $12 Million To Come From Property Taxes.  | read this item

At the May 7th Mayor & Council meeting, after the legally required public hearing, the governing body unanimously approved the 2015 Operating Budget that totaled $16,378,494.52. Removing the anticipated revenue of $3,832,728.34, the amount to be collected by property taxes will be $12,201,890.43 for this year. That amount does not include the state required minimum […]

Fee Ordinance Stems “Business Friendly” Discussion On Council

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Published: May 6, 2015
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Fee Ordinance Stems "Business Friendly" Discussion On Council  | read this item

Ordinance 2438 was introduced at the April 16th Mayor & Council meeting. That proposed law is set to increase the number of video game arcade (or amusement or entertainment machine as it is categorized) licenses in any one business establishment from 5 to 15. It also is set to increase the fees per machine to […]

MLUB Approves Daycare On Westfield Avenue

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Published: April 24, 2015
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MLUB Approves Daycare On Westfield Avenue  | read this item

After a two-year process, Julie Manco got her application hearing and approval for her proposed ‘Little Stars Daycare’ on 313 East Westfield Avenue. The location had previously had two structures on site – one residential with another structure behind it used for commercial purposes. Both were to be converted for one use. Mrs. Manco had […]

Former Councilman Fined For Not Filing Campaign Reports

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Published: April 22, 2015
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Former Councilman Fined For Not Filing Campaign Reports  | read this item

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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Mayor Hokanson Doing His Part For Earth Day  | read this item

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 […]

Roselle Park Hires New Police Officer

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Published: April 17, 2015
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Roselle Park Hires New Police Officer  | read this item

Kyle Snyder was appointed and sworn in as a Roselle Park Probationary Police Officer last night during the April 16th Mayor & Council meeting. Mr. Snyder comes from the Carteret Police Department and will become an official officer on June 1st of this year. This will coincide with the retirement of officer Michael Bell, a […]

Gordon Street Bridge Replacement Meeting On May 19th

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Published: April 10, 2015
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Gordon Street Bridge Replacement Meeting On May 19th  | read this item

A joint public meeting that will include Roselle Park’s Mayor & Council as well as Roselle’s governing body is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19th from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. in Borough Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to inform residents of both boroughs regarding the project status and proposed bridge design improvements for […]

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