Borough Hall Will Be Open Thursday, July 2nd

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Published: June 29, 2015
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Borough Hall Will Be Open Thursday, July 2nd  | read this item

Borough Hall will be open this Thursday, July 2nd, until 5:30 in the evening. With summer hours in effect through the end of August, Borough Hall is closed on Fridays. This coming week – since Friday is observed as the Federal holiday – brought up the question if Thursday would be treated as a holiday and, thereby, have Borough Hall closed. […]

Canvas: Survey Results For Sullivan Property

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Published: June 14, 2015
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Canvas: Survey Results For Sullivan Property  | read this item

Results are in for the second Roselle Park News Canvas survey that was completed last week. The phone survey randomly called 750 residents to ask them their opinions regarding the upcoming Preliminary Application Hearing on Monday, June 15th, for the proposed development at 10 West Westfield Avenue, commonly known as the Sullivan property. The development is being […]

Preliminary Hearing On Sullivan Property Set For Monday, June 15th

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Published: June 11, 2015
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Preliminary Hearing On Sullivan Property Set For Monday, June 15th  | read this item

The property commonly known as the Sullivan property, located at the end of Chestnut Street on Westfield Avenue with the address of 10 West Westfield Avenue is finally scheduled to have its preliminary application hearing on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Borough Hall. The 3.84 acre property was purchased by MAS Construction under […]

Acceptable List For Summer Bulk Pick-Up Released

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Published: June 11, 2015
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Acceptable List For Summer Bulk Pick-Up Released  | read this item

The municipality has released the listings of what is acceptable and what is prohibited for this year’s summer bulk pick-up. This year, for the first time in many years, there will be two days – one in the summer and one in autumn – reserved for bulk with the summer one being on Thursday, June 25th […]

Resolution For Summer Hours Still Not Memorialized

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Published: June 1, 2015
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Resolution For Summer Hours Still Not Memorialized  | read this item

Summer hours for Borough Hall were verbally approved by council at the April 2nd Mayor & Council meeting. In addition to the issue that the temporary schedule lessens the number of hours and days that Borough Hall is open to the public from June through August, the other significant problem is that the hours were never memorialized with […]

Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Resigns

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Published: May 19, 2015
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Deputy Code Enforcement Officer Resigns  | read this item

Just less than three months from being appointed on February 15th of this year, Elaine Broyles submitted her resignation as Deputy Code Enforcement Officer on May 8th. The letter submitted was incorrectly dated March 8, 2015 according to Code Construction Official Jesse Atwell. Ms. Broyles gave a ten-day notice with the effective date of resignation […]

Governing Body Discusses Proposal To Consolidate Fire Houses

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Published: May 18, 2015
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Governing Body Discusses Proposal To Consolidate Fire Houses  | read this item

During the last Municipal Capital Budget Workshop on May 14th, mayor and council brought up the question of consolidating fire houses into what would become one large municipal complex at the ends of Laurel and Seaton Avenue that would house the Department of Public Works (DPW), Roselle Park Fire Department (RPFD), and the Roselle Park […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: The Police Department

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Published: May 16, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: The Police Department  | read this item

One of the first divisions to sit during this year’s Capital Budget Workshop and provide information on their five-year outlook was the Roselle Park Police Department (RPPD). As part of last year’s recommendation from council to better focus departments as well as prepare the governing body on large capital expenses, each bureau was requested to […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Buildings & Grounds

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Published: May 14, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Buildings & Grounds  | read this item

Improvements to buildings and grounds has a proposed total of $315,000 over the next five years during the first round of Municipal Capital Budget workshops. This is a section of the budget that allows for an area of reserve that can be set aside to repair equipment or property as needed such as heating systems, […]

2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Public Works

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Published: May 14, 2015
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2015 Five-Year Capital Budget Plan: Public Works  | read this item

This is a first in a series of articles that will detail capital requests from departments in the borough. Capital expenditures are put into a capital budget and are different from the regular operating budget that was just passed. These are for expenses that will have a depreciation of, at least, five years and will […]

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