Disciplinary Hearing Gives Insight On Closed Session

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Published: August 19, 2016
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Disciplinary Hearing Gives Insight On Closed Session  | read this item

In New Jersey, government meetings are open to the public with only nine exceptions where the public may be excluded from portions of a meeting. The Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA), also known as “The Sunshine Law”, gives the public the right to witness the workings of government while allowing for certain matters to be […]

Municipality Delays Release Of Document Due To Limitation On Disclosure

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Published: August 18, 2016
Freedom Of The Press
Municipality Delays Release Of Document Due To Limitation On Disclosure  | read this item

In June of this year, Roselle Park News reached an agreement with the Borough of Roselle Park to dismiss a case brought about by the newspaper to have the municipality release a document requested by the newspaper through an OPRA request. After more than a month, the finalization of the agreement is being held up […]

Council Opts For ‘No Action’ Against Borough Clerk For Violating Resolution

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Published: August 18, 2016
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Council Opts For 'No Action' Against Borough Clerk For Violating Resolution  | read this item

Documents obtained through an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request this month confirm that council, in closed session at the end of May, recommended that no action be taken against Doreen Cali, the Borough Clerk, for violating a standing resolution and lying about it to the public on the dais during the February 18th Mayor […]

Ordinance 2471: Parking At Gazebo Park During Farmers Market

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Published: August 17, 2016
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Ordinance 2471: Parking At Gazebo Park During Farmers Market  | read this item

Proposed Ordinance 2471 will add a section to Roselle Park Borough Code 7-40(1)(d). This will establish parking restrictions on Wednesdays during the Roselle Park Farmers Market season between July and November of every year at Michael Mauri ‘Gazebo’ Park. Every Wednesday, parking spaces 1 through 24 – the ones located right off of the Chestnut […]

Mayor & Councilwoman Might Be Recused From Library Donation Vote

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Published: August 16, 2016
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Mayor & Councilwoman Might Be Recused From Library Donation Vote  | read this item

In the latest regarding the Kneeling Solider Memorial at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library, upcoming related resolutions may have both Mayor Carl Hokanson and Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey recusing themselves from the resolution votes. Resolutions 197-16 and 198-16 are scheduled to be voted on at the August 18th Mayor & Council meeting which, if passed, […]

Ordinance 2470: Overnight Permit Parking On West Roselle Avenue

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Published: August 16, 2016
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Ordinance 2470: Overnight Permit Parking On West Roselle Avenue  | read this item

Ordinance 2470 will allow overnight parking on West Roselle Avenue between Hazel and Larch Streets for those vehicles with permit stickers. There are no existing restrictions in section 7-15 so this ordinance will restrict parking to everyone but those vehicles that have permits between the hours of 2 a.m. till 5 o’clock in the morning […]

Ordinance 2469: Permit Parking Allowed On Pine Street Overnight

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Published: August 15, 2016
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Ordinance 2469: Permit Parking Allowed On Pine Street Overnight  | read this item

Ordinance 2469 will allow those residents with permits to park overnight on Pine Street. The section affected is the 700 block of Pine Street between West Sumner and West Roselle Avenues. Currently, Section 7-15 of the Roselle Park Borough Code prohibits all parking between the hours of 2 a.m. till 5 o’clock in the morning […]

Library Book Houses Moved After Being Vandalized

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Published: August 14, 2016
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Library Book Houses Moved After Being Vandalized  | read this item

Two book houses at the Roselle Park Veterans Memorial Library were moved last month after being vandalized by having the glass doors torn off. No one is really sure who donated the library book house since Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey in February of this year thanked Neglia Engineering – the borough’s engineering firm – for volunteering […]

Council Rejects Borough Clerk’s Claim To Lower Health Benefit Contributions

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Published: August 13, 2016
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Council Rejects Borough Clerk's Claim To Lower Health Benefit Contributions  | read this item

As the three hour and 46 minute Mayor & Council meeting of July 21st was drawing to a close, the governing body voted on a motion to reject a grievance brought about by Doreen Cali, the Borough Clerk. Council, by a 4-2 vote, rejected the Borough Clerk’s grievance to uphold the health benefit terms and […]

Two Vehicles To Be Auctioned On August 25th

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Published: August 13, 2016
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Two Vehicles To Be Auctioned On August 25th  | read this item

Two vehicles referred to in a previous news article regarding the non-use of online auctioning (link) will be finally auctioned on Thursday, August 25th. The auction is listed to be held starting at 10 a.m. in the morning at Borough Hall. Those interested will be able to personally inspect both cars at 9 a.m. the […]

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