Borough Clerk’s Office Is Now Open Today, July 25th

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Published: July 25, 2016
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Borough Clerk's Office Is Now Open Today, July 25th  | read this item

After being closed this morning due to lack of personnel, the Borough Clerk’s office is open. In calling the Borough Clerk’s office to confirm, the office was open at 8:30 a.m., according to Doreen Cali, the Borough Clerk and will be closing at 5:30 p.m. “I don’t know why a notice was put out that […]

Borough Clerk’s Office Closed Today, July 25th

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Published: July 25, 2016
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Borough Clerk's Office Closed Today, July 25th  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson announced that the Borough Clerk’s is closed today. Two of the three office’s staff members are out

Ordinance 2465 Raises Permit Fees; Waives Them For Churches.

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Published: July 21, 2016
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Ordinance 2465 Raises Permit Fees; Waives Them For Churches.  | read this item

Ordinance 2465 will be increasing permit fees for a wide-range of construction-related work. The close to 3,000 word bill expands what requires a permit and accompanying fee, increasing the dollar amount for those already on the books. The ordinance was introduced on June 16th and is set to be voted on tonight and enacted into […]

Council Slated To Vote To Make 4-Day Work Weeks Permanent At Borough Hall

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Published: July 20, 2016
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Council Slated To Vote To Make 4-Day Work Weeks Permanent At Borough Hall  | read this item

Resolution 184-16, which is scheduled to be voted on at Thursday night’s Mayor & Council meeting, will make a four-day workweek permanent for departments at the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. Regular business hours for Borough Hall are from 8:30 a.m. till 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; this has Borough Hall open 40 hours a week […]

MLUB Approves Preliminary Site Plan For Meridia On Westfield

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Published: July 18, 2016
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MLUB Approves Preliminary Site Plan For Meridia On Westfield  | read this item

At the June Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting, the Board approved the Preliminary Site Plan application for Meridia On Westfield, the development along Route 28 that includes the former site of Domani’s along with DJ’s Limousine and three other lots. The parent company, Capodagli Property Company (CPC), presented their application to the MLUB with […]

Is Pay-To-Play Ordinance 2395 A Paper Tiger?

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Published: July 18, 2016
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Is Pay-To-Play Ordinance 2395 A Paper Tiger?  | read this item

The failed ordinance which was to replace Ordinance 2395 has brought up a situation that might have the borough’s auditor in violation of the pay-to-play law passed in 2014. By way of background, Ordinance 2464 was introduced by Fourth Ward Councilman Mohamed ‘Gino’ Elmarassy at the June 2nd Mayor & Council meeting this year. According […]

2016 Tax Rate: How Did $3.642 Turn Into $3.811?

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Published: July 18, 2016
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2016 Tax Rate: How Did $3.642 Turn Into $3.811?  | read this item

The general property tax rate is a multiplier used to compute each property owner’s tax bill. It is expressed as $1 per $100 of taxable assessed value. In Roselle Park, the new tax rate after the townwide revaluation is $3.811. Last year a tax rate of $3.642 was used to show the estimated impact on […]

Election Filing Complaints For 2014 First Ward Candidates

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Published: July 13, 2016
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Election Filing Complaints For 2014 First Ward Candidates  | read this item

Current First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola and Patricia Jordan – who ran against Mr. Meola in 2014 – have both been charged with three (3) counts of failing to file required campaign contribution reports for the 2014 Primary Election. They are the seventh and eighth candidates since 2002 who have had such complaints filed against […]

Senator Kean To Host Roundtable At Sunrise Diner On July 12th

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Published: July 7, 2016
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Senator Kean To Host Roundtable At Sunrise Diner On July 12th  | read this item

New Jersey State Senator Tom Kean Jr. will be hosting a non-partisan roundtable discussion with members of the Roselle Park community on July 12th. Those invited included members of the governing body, business owners, school administrators, and other community leaders. The roundtable will be at Sunrise Diner on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 starting at 8:30 […]

Casano Center Open As A Cooling Center July 7th & 8th

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Published: July 7, 2016
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Casano Center Open As A Cooling Center July 7th & 8th  | read this item

In addressing the forecast of extremely hot and humid weather, the Casano Community Center be open until 9 p.m. today and tomorrow – July 7th and 8th – as a cooling center. This will extend the hours of operation for the center for these two days. Any residents who may not have adequate means to […]

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