Borough Clerk’s Office Closed Today, July 25th

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Published: July 25, 2016
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Borough Clerk's Office Closed Today, July 25th  | read this item

Mayor Carl Hokanson announced that the Borough Clerk’s is closed today. Two of the three office’s staff members are out

3rd Quarter Tax Bill Due Date Extended To August 31st

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Published: July 23, 2016
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3rd Quarter Tax Bill Due Date Extended To August 31st  | read this item

Resolution 187-16 extended the third quarter tax bill due date till August 31st. “We’re hoping to have the bills mailed out by the first week of August, by the latest,” said Ken Blum the borough’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As has been the norm in recent years, the August 1st due date has been extended […]

Sun Tavern Recognized For 25 Years Of Service To The Community

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Published: July 22, 2016
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Sun Tavern Recognized For 25 Years Of Service To The Community  | read this item

Coming off the Garden State Parkway, Sun Tavern is the first restaurant – the first place actually – you encounter in Roselle Park, and those who have entered through its doors say it is a great a way to welcome people to town. At last night’s Mayor & Council meeting, the governing body recognized Sun […]

11 Potential Redevelopment Areas Cited In Master Plan Report

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Published: July 19, 2016
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11 Potential Redevelopment Areas Cited In Master Plan Report  | read this item

Last night, the Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) approved the Draft Master Plan Reexamination Report. The reexamination report was in line with a municipal law on the books that states a review is to be conducted every six (6) years. Although state law requires that a Master Plan reexamination should be conducted at least once […]

2016 Tax Rate: How Did $3.642 Turn Into $3.811?

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Published: July 18, 2016
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2016 Tax Rate: How Did $3.642 Turn Into $3.811?  | read this item

The general property tax rate is a multiplier used to compute each property owner’s tax bill. It is expressed as $1 per $100 of taxable assessed value. In Roselle Park, the new tax rate after the townwide revaluation is $3.811. Last year a tax rate of $3.642 was used to show the estimated impact on […]

2nd Cruisin’ Night Car Show Of The Year Coming July 29th

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Published: July 17, 2016
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2nd Cruisin' Night Car Show Of The Year Coming July 29th  | read this item

The second of two car & motorcycle shows in the borough will be held on Friday, June 29th from 6 p.m. till 9 in the evening. This year the car shows have been moved to Friday nights to allow families and residents to enjoy a summer evening along Roselle Park’s main street. Additionally, the car […]

2016 Tax Rate Shows More Received Tax Increase Than Reduction

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Published: July 14, 2016
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2016 Tax Rate Shows More Received Tax Increase Than Reduction  | read this item

The tax rate has been set by the county for 2016. This is the first tax rate since the townwide revaluation which was conducted last year. The new rate of 3.811 means an increase of about $400 for a house assessed at $253,000, the new average value of properties in the borough. The breakdown of […]

Roselle Park Joins NJ Towns That Have A Safety Zone For In-Person Transactions

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Published: July 13, 2016
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Roselle Park Joins NJ Towns That Have A Safety Zone For In-Person Transactions  | read this item

In a proactive measure, the governing body – on April 21st – passed Resolution 110-16 which establishes a “Safe Zone” for face-to-face transactions from online purchases at Municipal Complex parking lot. The parking, which is right in front of the Roselle Park Police Station, has been designated an internet exchange zone to provide a safe […]

Two Pipes Capped Following Lead Report. Prior Testing Not Done As Claimed.

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Published: July 11, 2016
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Two Pipes Capped Following Lead Report. Prior Testing Not Done As Claimed.  | read this item

An 81-page analysis report shows that two (2) locations in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) had lead levels in their tap water 66% higher than New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recommended levels of 15 ppb (parts per billion) – or 0.015 MCL (Maximum Contaminant Limit). Testing was conducted as a result of […]

Six Dates Announced For Required Student Re-Registration

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Published: July 9, 2016
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Six Dates Announced For Required Student Re-Registration  | read this item

In line with a Board Of Education (BOE) policy instituted a decade ago in 2006, all students a school in the Roselle Park School District (RPSD) are to be re-registered for the coming 2016-17 school year. The purpose of the policy was to confirm that all students are residents of the borough. All registration will […]

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