Councilwoman Suggests Re-Examination Of Free Meter Parking

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Published: April 13, 2018
Councilwoman Suggests Re-Examination Of Free Meter Parking  | read this item

First Ward Councilwoman Jayme Negron addressed free meter parking that has been in effect since 2015 in all municipal parking lots. Resolution 125-18 authorized free parking at all municipal lots for 2018. Councilwoman Negron pulled the resolution from consent during the April 5th municipal meeting. “I just wanted to talk about that for a second […]

Council Appoints Two Construction Office Inspectors

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Published: April 9, 2018
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Council approved the appointing of two (2) part-time construction office inspectors through Resolution 116-18 at the April 5th Mayor & Council meeting. The new appointments are in addition to 13 inspectors already appointed in March through Resolutions 109-18 and 110-18. These two new employees will only be utilized in case the workload for fire or electrical […]

Cub Scouts Take Over Council

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Published: April 8, 2018
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Seven Cub Scouts from Troop 56 took the seats of Roselle Park’s governing body at the April 5th Mayor & Council meeting. The tradition of having members of the local Boys Scouts and Girl Scouts restarted last year in the borough. This year the Girl Scouts had to re-schedule their participation and the Cub Scouts […]

Ordinance 2521: RPTV Guidelines

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Published: April 5, 2018
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The municipality is one step closer to expanding its cable access television (CATV/RPTV) station to more than just municipal meetings and place card announcements. Ordinance 2521 will offer guidelines that will allow residents and non-profit groups to submit non-commercial/not-for-profit/non-political content along with rules for programming. Very recently RPTV – which is channel 32 for Verizon […]

Ordinance 2520: Salary For Animal Control Officer

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Published: April 4, 2018
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An ordinance setting the salary range for the animal control officer is on tomorrow night’s agenda. The minimum salary is $5,000 with the ceiling being $20,000. The borough recently had a workshop discussion in which the hiring of Alex Balaban to be the borough’s animal control officer was discussed. Part of the issue dealt with […]

Ordinance 2519: Fees For Rec Training Center Program

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Published: April 3, 2018
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Fees for the upcoming Roselle Park Training Center are set to be included in section 10-4.1 of the borough code book. The new training facility program was recently approved unofficially by the governing body during a municipal budget workshop earlier this year. As with all paid programs in the borough, fees need to be codified. […]

Handbook Gives Residents Info On Workings Of Local Government

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Published: April 1, 2018
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The governing body approved a handbook that is not only helpful to elected officials but also to residents who want information on their local government. The 23-page guide “is intended to provide a working understanding of the array of information needed to represent and serve the municipality.” as stated in the introduction of the document. It follows […]

Residents Can Sign-Up For Agenda Distribution Service

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Published: March 24, 2018
Residents Can Sign-Up For Agenda Distribution Service  | read this item

Based on a recommendation made by resident Dave Robertson, the municipality has started an online distribution service for agenda and updates. Those interested on laws that will be proposed along with issues that will be discussed in upcoming municipal meetings will be able to visit the municipality’s website and sign-up to receive copies of meeting […]

Brough Offices Closed March 21st

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Published: March 20, 2018
Brough Offices Closed March 21st  | read this item

It has been announced through the borough clerk’s office that borough offices will be closed tomorrow, March 21st

BOE Meetings To Broadcast On TV 32/34 Starting April 1st

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Published: March 20, 2018
BOE Meetings To Broadcast On TV 32/34 Starting April 1st  | read this item

Starting Sunday, April 1st, Roselle Park Cable Access Television (CATV) will begin broadcasting Board Of Education (BOE) meetings on its regular schedule rotation. For years BOE meetings were absent from TV-32/34 after the school board stopped conducting its meetings at borough hall to hold rotate them through all of the main schools in the district. […]

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