April 17th MLUB Meeting Canceled

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Published: April 16, 2017
April 17th MLUB Meeting Canceled  | read this item

The Roselle Park Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) meeting scheduled for tomorrow, April 17th, has been canceled. This meeting was to have the developer of the Hawthorne property return for a continuance of the application hearing for the former Leberco Labs property on Hawthorne Street. In March, the developer proposed a small apartment complex with […]

Governing Body Considering Two Changes To ‘Gazebo’ Park

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Published: April 16, 2017
Governing Body Considering Two Changes To 'Gazebo' Park  | read this item

Roselle Park’s governing body has discussed through workshop sessions in numerous municipal meetings two changes to Michael Mauri Park. Also known as Gazebo Park, the landmark located at the corner of East Grant Avenue and Chestnut Street is being proposed to make it into a non-smoking area and have six sponsorship benches added. The four […]

April 13th Capital Budget Workshop Canceled

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Published: April 12, 2017
April 13th Capital Budget Workshop Canceled  | read this item

The second Municipal Capital Budget Workshop set for tomorrow has been canceled with a re-scheduled date yet to be determined…

First 2017 Capital Budget Workshop Has Almost $1 Million Price Tag

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Published: April 11, 2017
First 2017 Capital Budget Workshop Has Almost $1 Million Price Tag  | read this item

The first municipal capital budget meeting for 2017 was held on March 30th with a large budgeted expenditure going to a new radio system for the borough’s emergency services at a projected cost of $700,000. The three (3) departments that presented their capital budgets were the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD), the Office of Emergency […]

Meridia PILOT Public Presentation On April 18th

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Published: April 11, 2017
Meridia PILOT Public Presentation On April 18th  | read this item

On Tuesday, April 18th starting at 6 p.m., the municipal governing body will hold a special meeting for the specific purpose of presenting the public with general information on a proposed PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) agreement between Meridia on Westfield Urban Renewal, LLC, and the municipality. The development is at 220-250 West Westfield […]

Keepers Of Borough’s History Recognized For Their Volunteerism

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Published: April 3, 2017
Keepers Of Borough's History Recognized For Their Volunteerism  | read this item

Members of the Roselle Park Historical Society were recognized at the March 16th Mayor & Council meeting. Mayor Hokanson and Second Ward Councilman Joseph Petrosky, both who are historical society members themselves, presented Certificates of Recognition to follow members. The members who were recognized were: Gary Augustine Eva Boyko Stephanie Brenner Patricia Butler Michael Connelly […]

Clean & Green 2017 Spring Cleanup On April 8th

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Published: April 1, 2017
Clean & Green 2017 Spring Cleanup On April 8th  | read this item

Roselle Park’s 2017 spring litter cleanup – called Clean & Green 2017 – is set for Saturday, April 8th, from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the New Jersey Clean Communities grant. The community event gives residents an opportunity to volunteer their time to clean up areas throughout the town. Supplies […]

Special Meeting To Discuss PILOT For Meridia Development Set For April 6th

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Published: March 31, 2017
Special Meeting To Discuss PILOT For Meridia Development Set For April 6th  | read this item

A special meeting regarding PILOT (Payment In Lieu Of Taxes) for the Meridia development on West Westfield Avenue is set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 6th, in council chambers of the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. The meeting will provide information on the developer’s outlook for completing the apartment complex as well as an update […]

First 2017 Municipal Capital Budget Workshop Tonight

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Published: March 30, 2017
First 2017 Municipal Capital Budget Workshop Tonight  | read this item

The first municipal capital budget workshop will be held tonight, March 30th, at 6:30 p.m. in the upstairs conference room of the Roselle Park Municipal Complex. The municipal budget process is separated into two (2) major sections – the general operating budget and the capital budget. The operating budget deals with day-to-day expenses such as […]

Budget Workshops Have Average Tax Increase At $121

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Published: March 16, 2017
Budget Workshops Have Average Tax Increase At $121  | read this item

The two municipal budget workshops – held on February 23rd and March 9th – have property taxes, on average, increasing by around $121.44 for a house assessed at $253,000. This is an almost 30% increase of $27.83 from last year’s budget. In a break with decades-old practice, the current administration has decided to adjust the […]

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