Ordinance 2501: How A Defeated Ordinance Was Re-Voted And Approved

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Published: November 15, 2017
Ordinance 2501: How A Defeated Ordinance Was Re-Voted And Approved  | read this item

A little under two months ago, a workshop discussion topic at the September 21st Mayor & Council meeting ended with council re-voting and – ultimately – approving Ordinance 2501 (which requires grease traps for businesses) with a majority vote. Fifth Ward Councilman Thomas ‘Thos’ Shipley put Ordinance 2501 on the agenda after it was voted […]

Special Counsel Contract Awarded For Hunter Supply Redevelopment

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Published: October 25, 2017
Special Counsel Contract Awarded For Hunter Supply Redevelopment  | read this item

The governing body awarded a $18,000 Non-Fair and Open Contract to McManimon, Scotland, Baumann, LLC for special redevelopment counsel services for Hunter Building Supply under Resolution 289-17. Under New Jersey law, a contract can be awarded by a municipality without going out to bid for contracts over $17,499 if certain criteria are met. These requirements […]

4th Quarter Tax Payments Extended Till November 13th

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Published: October 23, 2017
4th Quarter Tax Payments Extended Till November 13th  | read this item

Although quarterly tax payments are due on the 10th of each respective month, this year’s Veterans Day

Bender Avenue Halloween Meeting On October 24th

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Published: October 21, 2017
Bender Avenue Halloween Meeting On October 24th  | read this item

First Ward Councilman Eugene Meola – along with the Roselle Park Police Department – will be holding a meeting at the Roselle Park Municipal Complex to provide information on the popular annual Bender Avenue Trick-Or-Treat on Halloween. The meeting is set to start at 6 p.m. in council chambers on Tuesday, October 24th. Representatives from […]

Ordinance 2507: Late Fees Added To Cat License Law

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Published: October 19, 2017
Ordinance 2507: Late Fees Added To Cat License Law  | read this item

Ordinance 2507 will add a late fee of $2 a month with an annual maximum of $10 for anyone who fails to register their cat(s) by January 31st of each year. Currently, there is no late fee for failing to register one’s cat as is the case for dogs. The fee for a cat license […]

Ordinance 2506: Dog License Fee To Increase By 80 Cents

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Published: October 19, 2017
Ordinance 2506: Dog License Fee To Increase By 80 Cents  | read this item

Ordinance 2506 is set to increase the fee for a dog license and official registration tag from $16.20 to $17 for each spayed or neutered dog and from $19.20 to $20 for each unaltered dog. The increase – according to Borough Clerk Andrew Casais – is to facilitate payment for members of the public who […]

Ordinance 2505 To Abolish Prohibition On Public Dancing

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Published: October 17, 2017
Ordinance 2505 To Abolish Prohibition On Public Dancing  | read this item

The Borough Clerk’s continuing review of Roselle Park’s code book has revealed another outdated law that prohibited public dancing and public entertainment unless a $5 fee was paid to the municipality. Ordinance 2505 will abolish – in whole – Chapter 5, Section 7 of the Roselle park Code Book titled “Dance And Entertainment”. The law […]

Voter Registration Deadline October 17th. Borough Clerk Office Open Late.

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Published: October 15, 2017
Voter Registration Deadline October 17th. Borough Clerk Office Open Late.  | read this item

The Borough Clerk’s office will be open until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17th to accommodate residents who wish to register in-person in order to vote during the November general election on November 7th. Borough Clerk Andrew Casais will be providing the last-minute service for the second time this year. Earlier in May, the clerk’s […]

Bulk Pick-Up On October 19th & 20th

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Published: October 14, 2017
Bulk Pick-Up On October 19th & 20th  | read this item

The borough’s second bulk pick-up of the year is Thursday, October 19th, for the east side of town and Friday, October 20th, for the west side. Chestnut Street is the dividing line in Roselle Park between the east and west side. Below is the list of acceptable bulk items, in line with Roselle Park Borough […]

Job Applicants Can No Longer List Current Governing Body Members & Employees As References

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Published: October 10, 2017
Job Applicants Can No Longer List Current Governing Body Members & Employees As References  | read this item

At the October 5th Mayor & Council meeting, resolution 281-17 addressed an issue that arose during the vote for the latest hiring at the Department of Public Works (DPW) at a September municipal meeting. Citing “high ethical standards for the practices, procedures, and actions taken by the Borough make for better governance, and garner improved […]

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