Ordinance 2502: Roselle Park Arts Committee Increases To Nine Members

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Published: August 17, 2017
Ordinance 2502: Roselle Park Arts Committee Increases To Nine Members  | read this item

The only ordinance slated for a vote by the governing body at tonight’s municipal meeting is Ordinance 2502 which is entitled An Ordinance Amending Chapter II, Article IV, Section 40 of the Code of the Borough of Roselle Park Entitled, “Roselle Park Arts Committee”. The ordinance increases the number of members from seven to nine. […]

38 Bicycles To Be Auctioned On Friday, August 11th

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Published: August 6, 2017
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The Borough Clerk’s office will be auctioning 38 bicycles that have been obtained by the municipality throughout the year in an in-person auction at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 11th. All bicycles will be on display the day of the auction for review and inspection. The winning bidders are to pay for the bicycle in […]

Senior Vouchers Available For Farmers’ Market

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Published: July 31, 2017
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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that income-eligible senior adults can obtain free vouchers to purchase “Jersey Fresh” fruits, vegetables, and herbs at Roselle Park’s Farmers’ Market, along with others in Union County. The vouchers are funded by the State of New Jersey Farmers’ Market Program, through the Union County […]

Ordinance 2499: Residential Maintenance & Registration

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Published: June 15, 2017
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The governing body is set to vote on a bill that will require residential property owners – including banks and mortgage institutions – to register and maintain vacant or abandoned properties in foreclosure. A new section in the borough code will be entitled “Residential Maintenance and Registration”. It defines what a creditor is and under […]

Ordinance 2498: Reducing Glare From Lighting In Parking Lots

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Published: June 14, 2017
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In order to not only address an existing issue with bright commercial lighting impacting a residence but to also prevent any such problems in the future, the governing body is proposing Ordinance 2498. The proposed law change will require that all outdoor lighting shall be shielded to reduce glare and reflect lights away from all […]

Director Of Code Enforcement Position Is Only Part-Time

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Published: June 13, 2017
Director Of Code Enforcement Position Is Only Part-Time  | read this item

A document obtained through an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request shows that the governing body approved the hiring of the borough’s Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector as a part-time position of 29 hours-a-week for a four-year contract. Originally stated by Mayor Carl Hokanson as well as members […]

Ordinance 2497: The Boarding-Up Of Buildings

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Published: June 13, 2017
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A workshop discussion to address the unappealing appearance to unoccupied houses has resulted in an ordinance that will require the legal owners of vacant houses – along with other buildings – to securely board-up their properties to prevent intruders, wildlife, or deteriorating effects of adverse weather conditions. Ordinance 2497 also requires that clear polycarbonate boarding […]

AHA Awarded $14,950 In Settlement Agreement

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Published: June 12, 2017
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The agreement to settle a lawsuit by the American Humanist Association (AHA) filed against Roselle Park for $14,950 was obtained through an Open Public Records Act (OPRA) request. The lawsuit was filed by Charlene Storey and her husband Gregory Storey along with the AHA against the Borough of Roselle Park and Mayor Carl Hokanson on […]

Ordinance 2496: Department Of Code Enforcement

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Published: June 12, 2017
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Ordinance 2496, which will add responsibilities to the Code Enforcement Department, is a companion piece to Ordinance 2495. The hiring of a Director of Code Enforcement has led to a review of the position and department and resulted in updating the borough’s code book. In addition to further defining the responsibilities and appointment of the […]

Ordinance 2495: Director Of Code Enforcement

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Published: June 11, 2017
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The hiring of a Director of Code Enforcement, Construction Official, Building Subcode Official, and Building Inspector in May has prompted a review of the position and duties listed in Roselle Park’s code book. Ordinance 2495 amends the Director of Code Enforcement Director to remove references to “Deputy Code Enforcement Officer” and “Zoning Officer” as well […]

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