2018 MLUB Meeting Dates

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Published: January 16, 2018
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The Municipal Land Use Board (MLUB) set the 12 monthly meetings at their January 8th annual organization meeting. The governing body responsible for judging issues related to zoning, development, planning, and expansion – along with setting meeting dates – gave the oaths of office to four members, set their budget, and appointed their attorney, planner, […]

Mayor & Council Meeting Dates

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Published: January 15, 2018
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The dates of the 21 scheduled municipal government meetings were approved at the January 7th annual organization meeting. Notification of these meetings is in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) which requires that all municipal governing bodies publish a listing of their regular meetings with dates, times, locations, and agenda to the extent […]

2018 Municipal Annual Organization Meeting

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Published: January 13, 2018
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The first meeting of the municipality was rescheduled due to snow from its original January 4th date to this past Sunday. At noon, with a pounding  of the gavel, as Mayor Carl Hokanson started the last year of his first-term as the head of the borough, Roselle Park introduced the 118th version of the borough’s […]

2018 Municipal Reorganization Meeting Rescheduled For January 7th

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Published: January 4, 2018
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This year’s reorganization meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 7th, at noon. The meeting was originally

Municipal Reorganization Meeting Canceled Tonight

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Published: January 4, 2018
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Due to the heavy snowfall and the state of emergency declared by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie earlier this afternoon, tonight’s reorganization meeting has been canceled. Borough hall offices will be officially closed as of 3:30 p.m. this afternoon. A new meeting date and time will be announced later. All Roselle Park Municipal parking lots […]

Councilwoman Storey Bids Farewell And Good Luck To Roselle Park

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Published: December 29, 2017
Councilwoman Storey Bids Farewell And Good Luck To Roselle Park  | read this item

Last night, at the end of the last meeting of 2017, Councilwoman-At-Large Charlene Storey offered her farewell address to the governing body and the residents of Roselle Park. After serving five years on council, the only woman on the governing body did not run for re-election. Her tenure had been highlighted with numerous controversies but […]

Senior Housing Update: 2,601 Days And Counting

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Published: December 20, 2017
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In November of 2010, then-Mayor Joseph DeIorio – along with members of 2010’s council including current Mayor Carl Hokanson – held a ‘groundbreaking’ for Roselle Park’s proposed senior housing complex. The golden shovel ceremony had the mayor and all-but-one member of council accompanied by then-Domus Corporation CEO Dr. Philip Frese and Monsignor Kevin Hanbury from […]

Ordinance 2511: Changes In Casano Center Rental Fees

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Published: December 19, 2017
Ordinance 2511: Changes In Casano Center Rental Fees  | read this item

Council is set to act on a recommendation from the Casano Community Center Committee to change fees for rental of the Casano Center. Currently, the center can be rented for private functions – like parties – for $300 for five hours with a $50 charge for each additional hour thereafter. The change will give a […]

Ordinance 2510: A Change To Dumpster Permits

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Published: December 18, 2017
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A change in the department responsible to issue permits for dumpsters has required a change in the borough code. Ordinance 2510 will have the Department of Code Enforcement be the issuer of permits for construction roll-off type dumpsters of 10 yards or more. Permits were previously issued by the Department of Public Works (DPW). The […]

Municipality Switches To New Insurance Carrier

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Published: December 14, 2017
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After years of the municipality using New Jersey Intergovernmental Insurance Fund (NJiiF), the governing body approved a new insurance carrier – Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (GSMJIF) – at the November 16th Mayor & Council meeting. NJiiF was used to determine issues that ranged from workers’ compensation to advice on the Kneeling Soldier Memorial […]

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