Resolution 157-18: Study Of Chestnut Street Zoning

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Published: May 16, 2018
Resolution 157-18: Study Of Chestnut Street Zoning  | read this item

Council approved a resolution to have the municipality’s zoning officer, Rich Belluscio, address zoning along Chestnut Street from Grant Avenue to Lincoln Avenue. The study will review current zoning regulations on the 300, 400, and 500 blocks of Chestnut Street. The ultimate goal of the study is to either create or adjust zoning that will […]

MLUB Questions Ordinances On Limiting Salons

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Published: May 15, 2018
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At last night’s Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting, three ordinances that would limit the number of new personal grooming establishments (barber shops, beauty salons, nail salons) drew concerns from members of the board. Council-At-Large Joseph DeIorio, who is on the MLUB as a council representative, addressed the board. He explained,”The idea of this ordinance […]

Clerk’s Office Open Late May 15th For Primary Voter Registration

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Published: May 14, 2018
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The borough clerk’s office will be open late tomorrow, May 15th, to offer residents who have not registered to vote but wish to do so in this year’s primary election an opportunity to sign up as a voter in the borough of Roselle Park. Pursuant to Title 19 of State Statute, a municipal clerk has […]

Library Board Meetings Return To 7 p.m. Start

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Published: May 14, 2018
Library Board Meetings Return To 7 p.m. Start  | read this item

The Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library (RPVML) Board of Trustees has voted to move meetings back to a 7 p.m. start. After four months of trying to start meetings at 6:45 p.m., some board members requested to move it back to its original start time. At the April 18th library board meeting, the board started […]

Ordinances 2524 To 2526: Hair & Nail Salons Limited In Borough

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Published: May 13, 2018
Ordinances 2524 To 2526: Hair & Nail Salons Limited In Borough  | read this item

Three ordinances that will limit the number of new nail and hair salons in the borough are on the agenda to be voted on during the May 17th Mayor & Council meeting. What started as a workshop discussion had First Ward Councilwoman research the number of salons in the borough. In an attempt to improve […]

Mayor & Council Recognize Roselle Park Wrestling Teams

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Published: May 9, 2018
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Roselle Park’s wrestling teams were recognized at the May 3rd municipal meeting for significant milestones and a winning season. Head Roselle Park High School Wrestling Coach Ryan Rooney spoke on behalf of the wrestling program at last Thursday night’s meeting. He spoke on the support the team has continuously received from the community. He said, […]

Municipality & BOE Approve Budgets At $35 Million Cost To Taxpayers

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Published: May 9, 2018
Municipality & BOE Approve Budgets At $35 Million Cost To Taxpayers  | read this item

$53,734,525.85 combined budgets for the municipality and the school district will have $35,375,940.78 – almost 2/3 of it – come from taxes. The remaining $18 million will come mostly from grants, fees, and state aid. Using basic math of dividing the $35 million tax levy amount by the 3,603 taxable properties in Roselle Park, the […]

RP Receives $80K In Grant Money From County

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Published: May 8, 2018
RP Receives $80K In Grant Money From County  | read this item

On May 3rd, the Union County Chosen Board of Freeholders awarded Roselle Park a total of $80,470 through two grants. The first was $55,000 from the Union County Infrastructure and Municipal Aid Grant. This matching grant is geared toward funding projects aimed at spurring economic development growth, making road, facility and other improvements. A matching […]

TWA Permit Applied For Meridia On Westfield Development

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Published: May 7, 2018
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The property more and more becoming known as Meridia On Westfield – located at the former Domani’s/Yesterday’s site – is applying for a Treatment Water Approval (TWA) permit. The development with the address of 220-250 West Westfield Avenue had plans, application, and documents submitted for the TWA permit. This is not the Sullivan property which […]

Chat & Chew With Councilman Fahoury On May 9th

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Published: May 7, 2018
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Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury will be holding his first “Chat & Chew” on Wednesday, May 9th from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. at Pompeii Pizzeria. The councilman will be available to sit and talk with residents to answer questions, address concerns, and discuss issues. The event is the latest in similar meet & greets […]

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