2018 Municipal Reorganization Meeting Rescheduled For January 7th

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Published: January 4, 2018
2018 Municipal Reorganization Meeting Rescheduled For January 7th  | read this item

This year’s reorganization meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 7th, at noon. The meeting was originally

Municipal Reorganization Meeting Canceled Tonight

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Published: January 4, 2018
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Due to the heavy snowfall and the state of emergency declared by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie earlier this afternoon, tonight’s reorganization meeting has been canceled. Borough hall offices will be officially closed as of 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. A new meeting date and time will be announced later. All Roselle Park Municipal parking lots […]

Councilwoman Storey Bids Farewell And Good Luck To Roselle Park

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Published: December 29, 2017
Councilwoman Storey Bids Farewell And Good Luck To Roselle Park  | read this item

Last night, at the end of the last meeting of 2017, Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey offered her farewell address to the governing body and the residents of Roselle Park. After serving five years on council, the only woman on the governing body did not run for re-election. Her tenure had been highlighted with numerous controversies but […]

Senior Housing Update: 2,601 Days And Counting

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Published: December 20, 2017
Senior Housing Update: 2,601 Days And Counting  | read this item

In November of 2010, then-Mayor Joseph DeIorio – along with members of 2010’s council including current Mayor Carl Hokanson – held a ‘groundbreaking’ for Roselle Park’s proposed senior housing complex. The golden shovel ceremony had the mayor and all-but-one member of council accompanied by then-Domus Corporation CEO Dr. Philip Frese and Monsignor Kevin Hanbury from […]

Ordinance 2511: Changes In Casano Center Rental Fees

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Published: December 19, 2017
Ordinance 2511: Changes In Casano Center Rental Fees  | read this item

Council is set to act on a recommendation from the Casano Community Center Committee to change fees for rental of the Casano Center. Currently, the center can be rented for private functions – like parties – for $300 for five hours with a $50 charge for each additional hour thereafter. The change will give a […]

Ordinance 2510: A Change To Dumpster Permits

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Published: December 18, 2017
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A change in the department responsible to issue permits for dumpsters has required a change in the borough code. Ordinance 2510 will have the Department of Code Enforcement be the issuer of permits for construction roll-off type dumpsters of 10 yards or more. Permits were previously issued by the Department of Public Works (DPW). The […]

Municipality Switches To New Insurance Carrier

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Published: December 14, 2017
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After years of the municipality using New Jersey Intergovernmental Insurance Fund (NJiiF), the governing body approved a new insurance carrier – Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (GSMJIF) – at the November 16th Mayor & Council meeting. NJiiF was used to determine issues that ranged from workers’ compensation to advice on the Kneeling Soldier Memorial […]

Hunter Supply And C&M Pool Are Designated As An Area In Need Of Redevelopment

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Published: December 13, 2017
Hunter Supply And C&M Pool Are Designated As An Area In Need Of Redevelopment  | read this item

This past Monday, The Municipal Land Use Board recommended that the two properties on West Webster – Hunter Building Supply and C&M Pools – be designated as an area in need of redevelopment. Anthony Kurus from Neglia Engineering Associates – the firm that prepared the planning study – reviewed the report with the board during […]

Testimony On Sullivan Property Provides Insight To Redevelopment

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Published: December 13, 2017
Testimony On Sullivan Property Provides Insight To Redevelopment  | read this item

If there is one article this year that anyone interested in development and our government’s role in it should read, this one is probably it. On October 16th, the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) was to vote on whether to determine whether the lots commonly known as the Sullivan property on Westfield Avenue satisfied the […]

Council Rejects Equipment Donations To County. Will Auction Instead.

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Published: December 12, 2017
Council Rejects Equipment Donations To County. Will Auction Instead.  | read this item

Six (6) pieces of equipment that were originally slated to be donated to Union County Division of Public Works from the municipality were voted down at the December 7th Mayor & Council meeting. Resolution 324-17 had three (3) snow plow blades for garbage trucks and three (3) Versa Buckets formally used to pick up leaves […]

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