Hearing Scheduled For MLUB Meeting Tonight Postponed

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Published: May 23, 2016
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Hearing Scheduled For MLUB Meeting Tonight Postponed  | read this item

It has been confirmed with two sources that tonight’s Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting will not have a presentation hearing on its agenda. The hearing on the Area In Need Of Redevelopment (ANR) along West Westfield Avenue that included the old Domani’s restaurant, Surgent’s Elite School of Gymnastics, DJ’s Limousine – among others – […]

Governing Body To Name Developer At Budget Meeting

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Published: May 22, 2016
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Governing Body To Name Developer At Budget Meeting  | read this item

As discussed at the May 19th Mayor & Council meeting, the governing body will be formally announcing the developer for the site that includes the old Domani’s restaurant on West Westfield Avenue at the May 25th Municipal Capital Budget Workshop. The developer Meridia Living (link) – a Capodagli Property Company (CPC) – is expected to […]

MLUB Approves – Once Again – An Area In Need Of Redevelopment On Westfield Avenue

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Published: May 17, 2016
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MLUB Approves - Once Again - An Area In Need Of Redevelopment On Westfield Avenue  | read this item

At last night’s Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting, the Board for the second time approved the stretch of land along West Westfield Avenue which includes the old Domani’s restaurant, Surgent’s Elite, and DJ’s Limousine as an Area in Need of Redevelopment (ANR). The area was originally approved by the MLUB on December 21st of […]

3 Individuals, Including 1 Councilman, Have Still Not Filed Their FDS

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Published: May 10, 2016
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3 Individuals, Including 1 Councilman, Have Still Not Filed Their FDS  | read this item

A review of the 2016 Financial Disclosure Statements (FDS) required to be filed by elected officials and certain employees in Roselle Park shows that three individuals, including a councilman, have not yet filed their FDS which had a deadline of April 30th. A Financial Disclosure Statement – or FDS – is a form that is […]

Governing Body Passes 2016 Municipal Budget

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Published: May 7, 2016
Governing Body Passes 2016 Municipal Budget  | read this item

Council unanimously voted to pass the municipality’s operating budget for 2016. The $16,776,204.79 budget has $12,569,805.40 which will be collected from property taxes. That amount is about $368,000 more than last year’s amount to be raised by taxes – a 3% increase. Even though there is a tax cap levy of 2%, exemptions increased the […]

Council Places Moratorium On Artist Fees For 2016 RPLA Festival

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Published: April 16, 2016
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Council Places Moratorium On Artist Fees For 2016 RPLA Festival  | read this item

Roselle Park’s governing body has waived the $60 fee it set up last year to charge artists for selling and simply displaying their art during the upcoming 2016 Roselle Park Loves Arts (RPLA) Festival in September. The moratorium was passed through Resolution 90-16 at the March 24th Mayor & Council meeting. An ordinance was originally […]

Councilwoman Offers No Comment On Question Of ‘Collusion’

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Published: March 20, 2016
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Councilwoman Offers No Comment On Question Of 'Collusion'  | read this item

The March 3rd Mayor & Council regular meeting had a question posed to Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey during the public comment portion for which she declined to comment. The question was if the councilwoman discussed the assigning of duties of a Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) with the Borough Clerk Doreen Cali before presenting the resolution at […]

Final Operating Budget Workshop Has Increase Of $93.10

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Published: March 17, 2016
Final Operating Budget Workshop Has Increase Of $93.10  | read this item

Update (03/19/2016): Adjustments made after Wednesday night’s budget meeting reduced the impact from $93.37 to $93.10 Last night’s final operating budget before its introduction next week reduced the estimated tax impact to a $93.10 increase for a house assessed at the new average assessed value of $253,000. That amount was $43.52 than the original increase […]

Two Budget Meetings This Week

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Published: March 12, 2016
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Two Budget Meetings This Week  | read this item

The two major components of Roselle Park homeowners’ property taxes – the Board Of Education (BOE) and the municipality – will both be holding budget meetings this coming week. The BOE will be giving its second budget presentation on Monday, March 14th at 7 p.m. at the Roselle Park Middle School (RPMS) auditorium. It is […]

Second Budget Workshop Lowers Tax Impact To Under $100

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Published: March 10, 2016
Second Budget Workshop Lowers Tax Impact To Under $100  | read this item

The budget workshop held on February 25th reduced the tax impact by $37.95 to $98.67 for a house assessed at the new revaluation value of $253,000 – using same collection rate of 97.65%. The actual amount to be raised by taxes decreased by $153,172.50. A significant factor was the increase of propose Uniform Construction Code […]

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