Carl Pluchino Resigns As Deputy Code Enforcement Officer

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Published: January 17, 2015
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Carl Pluchino Resigns As Deputy Code Enforcement Officer  | read this item

After eight years, Carl Pluchino, who served as the municipality’s Deputy Code Enforcement Officer since October of 2006, formerly had his resignation accepted by the governing body during Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting. He officially gave his two-weeks notice on January 9th. Mr. Pluchino took the opportunity to attend the meeting and speak during […]

2015 Re-Organization Meeting

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Published: January 3, 2015
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2015 Re-Organization Meeting  | read this item

The 2015 Roselle Park Mayor & Council Re-Organization Meeting saw a new mayor, a new councilwoman-at-large, and two (2) new council members. This year also saw the political party majority change from Republican to Democrat in over a score. Former Council-At-Large Carl Hokanson took center seat to become the borough’s 27th mayor as former Second […]

Joseph Petrosky Appointed Second Ward Councilman

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Published: January 3, 2015
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Joseph Petrosky Appointed Second Ward Councilman  | read this item

During last night’s Mayor & Council Re-Organization Meeting, Joseph Petrosky was unanimously voted by council to become Roselle Park’s Second Ward Councilman. Mr. Petrosky will complete the term left vacant by Charlene Storey who was elected to Councilwoman-At-Large in November. In line with New Jersey law regarding the filling of municipal elected office vacancies, the […]

Former Oakwood Deli To Be Developed Into Apartment

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Published: December 21, 2014
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Former Oakwood Deli To Be Developed Into Apartment  | read this item

After decades of being occupied by a business, the property at the corner of Oakwood Avenue and West Lincoln Avenue got approval this past Monday to convert the once storefront into a two-bedroom apartment. Resident Steve Karlik purchased the building from the bank in 2009, he told the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) during his […]

Teen Curfew Abolished

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Published: December 20, 2014
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Teen Curfew Abolished  | read this item

On December 4th, the Roselle Park governing body abolished a law which placed a curfew on juveniles. The repeal came after council was sent a letter by John Paff, a public rights advocate and member of both the New Jersey Libertarian Party as well as the New Jersey Foundation for Open Government (NJFOG)*, late August asking […]

Realty Appraisal Company Awarded $239,000 Contract For Revaluation

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Published: December 19, 2014
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Realty Appraisal Company Awarded $239,000 Contract For Revaluation  | read this item

At the last scheduled Mayor & Council meeting of 2014 last night, the governing body voted to approve Realty Appraisal Company as the firm to handle the townwide revaluation starting next year for $239,000 – less than half of what was originally budgeted. One of Mayor Joseph Accardi’s objectives ever since being voted into office […]

Bid For Vegetative Waste Services Due End Of January

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Published: December 14, 2014
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Bid For Vegetative Waste Services Due End Of January  | read this item

Bids for the borough’s vegetative waste services will be due by 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. Vegetative Waste is defined as waste materials from farms, plant nurseries, and greenhouses that are produced from the raising of plants. This waste includes such crop residues as plant stalks, hulls, leaves, and tree waste processed through a […]

Free Parking In Downtown For The Holiday Season

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Published: December 5, 2014
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Free Parking In Downtown For The Holiday Season  | read this item

As is the annual custom, the governing body last night voted to approve the covering up of parking meters in the downtown business area for the Christmas holiday season. The monthlong shopping incentive starts today and goes through the new year till January 5th. The downtown area runs along Westfield Avenue from Walnut Street to Locust […]

Code Blue Shelter Initiative Extended To Roselle Park

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Published: November 30, 2014
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Code Blue Shelter Initiative Extended To Roselle Park  | read this item

In a letter sent to Mayor & Council earlier this month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders stated that it will, once again, implement their Countywide Code Blue Emergency Shelter Initiative to address the needs of homeless individuals and families during severe winter weather not only in Roselle Park but throughout the County. During periods of extreme ‘Code […]

Municipal Bids For Professional Services Due December 19th

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Published: November 29, 2014
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Municipal Bids For Professional Services Due December 19th  | read this item

The Borough has published a Request For Proposal (RFP) for several professional services for next year. Every year, the municipality contracts with certain professionals to provide services on behalf of the Borough. The proposals are for the following professionals: Auditor Borough Attorney Labor Attorney Bond Counsel Borough Planner Insurance Prosecutor Public Defender Municipal Land Use […]

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