Poll Workers Must Report Number Of Voters Every Two Hours

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Published: November 6, 2018
Poll Workers Must Report Number Of Voters Every Two Hours  | read this item

If anyone going to vote after 8 o’clock in the morning today notices some additional information at their polling station, it is due to new legislation signed into law by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy that will require poll workers to report the number of voters who have voted at each precinct every two hours. […]

Council Refers Hunter Redevelopment Plan To MLUB

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Published: November 4, 2018
Council Refers Hunter Redevelopment Plan To MLUB  | read this item

The Hunter property, officially known as West Webster Avenue Area 1, had its redevelopment plan referred by the governing body under Resolution 308-18 to the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) for review and the board’s November 5th meeting. Located across the street from 7-Eleven on West Webster Avenue and running from Locust Street to the […]

Aldene Park Play Surface To Be Replaced

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Published: November 3, 2018
Aldene Park Play Surface To Be Replaced  | read this item

The replacement of the rubber play surface at Aldene Park passed a necessary hurdle Thursday night when council awarded the project to Picerno-Giordano Construction, LLC out of Kenilworth at a budget of $117,150.01. $25,470 will be paid through the Union County Leveling The Playing Fields Grant which was awarded in March of this year (link). […]

Councilwoman Negron Relays NJDOT’s Plan To Improve Westfield Avenue

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Published: November 2, 2018
Councilwoman Negron Relays NJDOT's Plan To Improve Westfield Avenue  | read this item

At the November 1st Mayor & Council meeting, First Ward Councilwoman Jayme Lynn Negron reported to the public during her report that she, Mayor Carl Hokanson, Roselle Park Police Officer James Cantrell, and Neglia Engineering went to Trenton to speak with the New Jersey Department Of Transportation (NJDOT) about improvements to Westfield Avenue. “It’s something […]

Ordinance On Bamboo Restriction Defeated

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Published: October 31, 2018
Ordinance On Bamboo Restriction Defeated  | read this item

A 21-minute conversation from the dais regarding Ordinance 2549 – which would have limit and place restrictions on bamboo growth in the borough – resulted in the bill being defeated almost unanimously at the October 18th Mayor & Council meeting. The governing body asked the Code Enforcement Official Frank Genova to the podium for the […]

Ordinance 2554: Additions To Roselle Park’s a la Carte Pick-Up List

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Published: October 30, 2018
Ordinance 2554: Additions To Roselle Park's a la Carte Pick-Up List  | read this item

The addition of over a dozen items to the borough’s a la carte pick-up list has resulted in Ordinance 2554. New items that can be picked up by the Roselle Park Department of Public Works (DPW) for a fee include: Bathtubs ($40 per item) Bedframes & boards ($10 per item) Box springs ($20 per item) […]

DPW Yard Bids Rejected. LSRP Contract Terminated.

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Published: October 29, 2018
DPW Yard Bids Rejected. LSRP Contract Terminated.  | read this item

The issue of providing senior housing to comply with COAH (Coalition On Affordable Housing) regulations was resolved by having the municipality propose senior housing at the current location of the DPW yard. The yard was then to move to the area at the corner of Seaton and Laurel Avenues. All this started almost eight years […]

Businesses Can Meet Economic Development Director On Nov. 8

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Published: October 27, 2018
Businesses Can Meet Economic Development Director On Nov. 8  | read this item

On Thursday, November 8th, Roselle Park businesses will have two opportunities to meet and speak with Beth Anne Macdonald, the borough’s new Economic Development Director. The meet & greet will take place at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library and is open to the business community. There will be two hourly sessions – one in […]

Pastrami & Pickles Is October Business Of The Month

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Published: October 22, 2018
Pastrami & Pickles Is October Business Of The Month  | read this item

Newly opened business Pastrami & Pickles was chosen as October’s Business Of The Month by the Roselle Park governing body. First Ward Councilwoman Jayme Lynn Negron – along with Mayor Carl Hokanson and Economic Development Director Beth Anne Macdonald – presented owner Ahsan Kazi with the proclamation. The councilwoman shared with those in attendance Ahsan’s […]

Residents Can Meet With Economic Development Director Oct. 30

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Published: October 20, 2018
Residents Can Meet With Economic Development Director Oct. 30  | read this item

On Tuesday evening, October 30th, Roselle Park residents will be able to personally meet with Beth Anne Macdonald, the borough’s new Economic Development Director. The meet & greet is open to members of the public and will start at 7 p.m. in council chamber of the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. Ms. Macdonald was hired in August […]

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