Ordinance 2507: Late Fees Added To Cat License Law

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Published: October 19, 2017
Ordinance 2507: Late Fees Added To Cat License Law  | read this item

Ordinance 2507 will add a late fee of $2 a month with an annual maximum of $10 for anyone who fails to register their cat(s) by January 31st of each year. Currently, there is no late fee for failing to register one’s cat as is the case for dogs. The fee for a cat license […]

Ordinance 2506: Dog License Fee To Increase By 80 Cents

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Published: October 19, 2017
Ordinance 2506: Dog License Fee To Increase By 80 Cents  | read this item

Ordinance 2506 is set to increase the fee for a dog license and official registration tag from $16.20 to $17 for each spayed or neutered dog and from $19.20 to $20 for each unaltered dog. The increase – according to Borough Clerk Andrew Casais – is to facilitate payment for members of the public who […]

Ordinance 2505 To Abolish Prohibition On Public Dancing

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Published: October 17, 2017
Ordinance 2505 To Abolish Prohibition On Public Dancing  | read this item

The Borough Clerk’s continuing review of Roselle Park’s code book has revealed another outdated law that prohibited public dancing and public entertainment unless a $5 fee was paid to the municipality. Ordinance 2505 will abolish – in whole – Chapter 5, Section 7 of the Roselle park Code Book titled “Dance And Entertainment”. The law […]

Voter Registration Deadline October 17th. Borough Clerk Office Open Late.

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Published: October 15, 2017
Voter Registration Deadline October 17th. Borough Clerk Office Open Late.  | read this item

The Borough Clerk’s office will be open until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17th to accommodate residents who wish to register in-person in order to vote during the November general election on November 7th. Borough Clerk Andrew Casais will be providing the last-minute service for the second time this year. Earlier in May, the clerk’s […]

Bulk Pick-Up On October 19th & 20th

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Published: October 14, 2017
Bulk Pick-Up On October 19th & 20th  | read this item

The borough’s second bulk pick-up of the year is Thursday, October 19th, for the east side of town and Friday, October 20th, for the west side. Chestnut Street is the dividing line in Roselle Park between the east and west side. Below is the list of acceptable bulk items, in line with Roselle Park Borough […]

Without Discussion, Grease Traps Law Is Voted Down

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Published: September 21, 2017
Without Discussion, Grease Traps Law Is Voted Down  | read this item

A proposed law meant to help taxpayers – as well as residents – which would require businesses to have and maintain grease traps was defeated by a 5-1 vote without any prior discussion from the governing body during the September 7th Mayor & Council meeting. Ordinance 2501 was the municipality’s second attempt to address issues […]

Paul Devito Appointed As DPW Apprentice Operator

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Published: September 9, 2017
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Roselle Park resident Paul Devito was hired as an apprentice operator for the Department of Public Works (DPW) at Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting through Resolution 239-17. Mr. Devito was appointed unanimously by council out of 11 applications that were received. Before the vote, Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury stated he had a concern […]

Contracts Awarded For Street Resurfacing & Retaining Wall Projects

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Published: September 9, 2017
Contracts Awarded For Street Resurfacing & Retaining Wall Projects  | read this item

Three projects approved during this year’s budget workshop had their contract’s approved at the September 7th municipal meeting. Cifelli & Son General Contracting, Inc. out of Nutley was approved for two (2) street projects for a total of $410,631. Improvements to Spruce Street was awarded for $223,943.50 and the Butler Avenue improvement was approved for […]

Ordinance 2504: Repaving Of Roads

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Published: September 7, 2017
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If Ordinance 2504 is passed, any agency, company, or organization that excavates a street in the borough within five (5) years of a municipal resurfacing, reconstruction, repaving, or similar type work will have to repave that roadway from curb-to-curb pursuant to standards set by the borough engineer. The costs associated with that repaving will be […]

Ordinance 2503: Prohibiting Signs On Public Property

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Published: September 7, 2017
Ordinance 2503: Prohibiting Signs On Public Property  | read this item

In an attempt to prevent use by political parties to place election signs along Westfield Avenue, Third Ward Councilman William Fahoury proposed an addition to the borough’s law on signs. It will prohibit any signs from being erected on any public property. This ordinance appears to contradict a vote by council in May that allowed […]

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