New Land Use Board Approves Gas Station Canopy

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Published: February 20, 2015
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New Land Use Board Approves Gas Station Canopy  | read this item

The first meeting of the 2015 Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) not only had an application heard on a proposed canopy over a gas station but it also saw a few changes in members as well as providers of professional services. Board members Diane Kurz and Scott Nicol were both not re-appointed as new members John […]

Governing Body To Rework Ordinances On Signs And Fences

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Published: February 18, 2015
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Governing Body To Rework Ordinances On Signs And Fences  | read this item

Two ordinances are being revised by the governing body – one to address businesses and the other homeowners – and were introduce by Mayor & Council at their February 5th regular meeting. Ordinance 2433 will permit flashing/fluttering/moving signs with regulations that they be limited to the front of buildings or on a free-standing pole along with a few […]

Suburban Disposal Awarded Vegetative Waste Contract

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Published: February 15, 2015
Municipal
Suburban Disposal Awarded Vegetative Waste Contract  | read this item

Suburban Disposal has been awarded a three-year vegetative waste disposal contract for a total of $436,500. The first year will remain the same as the current amount of $139,500 with a little over 4% increase each year thereafter. The second year’s contracted amount will be $145,500 and the last year of the contract will come to $151,500. […]

DPW Union Settles Five-Year Contract At 2%

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Published: February 15, 2015
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DPW Union Settles Five-Year Contract At 2%  | read this item

The Roselle Park Public Works Group, the union for the Department of Public Works (DPW), has agreed to to a five-year contract that will end in 2019. The contract provides a 2% increase for each year of the contract for the nine (9) positions in the union. Those positions are: Laborer/Helper Class I Laborer (Entry) […]

Council Hires Deputy Code Enforcement Officer

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Published: February 14, 2015
Code Enforcement
Council Hires Deputy Code Enforcement Officer  | read this item

After interviewing for the position previously held by Carl Pluchino who resigned last month, the governing body appointed Elaine Broyles as the Deputy Code Enforcement Officer. Additionally, her job titles will also include talking on the duties of the Apartment House Inspector as well as becoming the Technical Assistant to the Construction Official. First Ward Councilman […]

First Of 3 Revaluation Information Sessions Tentatively Set

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Published: February 11, 2015
Revaluation
First Of 3 Revaluation Information Sessions Tentatively Set  | read this item

Among many of the financial responsibilities that were reviewed tonight during this year’s first Municipal Budget Workshop, the topic of the townwide revaluation was discussed among the members of the governing body. During the discussion, the tentative date of Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 7 p.m. was announced for the first of three information sessions on the townwide revaluation. These meetings […]

Council Appoints Mark Pasquali DPW Superintendent For $80,000

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Published: February 7, 2015
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Council Appoints Mark Pasquali DPW Superintendent For $80,000  | read this item

Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting had the governing body conclude the hiring of a permanent Department of Public Works (DPW) Superintendent by hiring current superintendent Mark Pasquali. The original amount of $85,000 proposed at the last municipal meeting was reduced to equal the amount being paid to Neglia Engineering, the firm the Mr. Pasquali […]

Council Mulls Over DPW Superintendent Appointment

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Published: February 5, 2015
DPW
Council Mulls Over DPW Superintendent Appointment  | read this item

At the last Mayor & Council meeting in January, the governing body tabled two resolutions (45-14 and 54-14) that would, in combination, hire Mark Pasquali as the Department of Public Works (DPW) Superintendent for $85,000 instead of Rich Graves. This is $5,000 more than is currently being paid to Neglia Engineering, the borough’s engineering firm, […]

Residents Can Get Free Child Safety Seat Inspection

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Published: February 4, 2015
Residents Can Get Free Child Safety Seat Inspection  | read this item

Starting this week and continuing every Wednesday and Thursday, Union County will be conducting free child safety seat inspections from 7:30in the morning until 11 a.m. at the Garwood First Aid Squad located at 401 Second Avenue in Garwood. According to national statistics, motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of deaths of children over the age […]

Municipality Prepares For Predicted Heavy Snowfall

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Published: January 26, 2015
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Municipality Prepares For Predicted Heavy Snowfall  | read this item

The governing body, Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD), Department of Public Works (DPW), Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and other emergency services are ready to handle the predicted heavy snowfall tonight and tomorrow. “We’re ready for the expected long haul. We got fuel, we got salt. We learned a lot from (Superstorm) Sandy and we […]

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