Government

May 26, 2020

Edited Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 10:45 a.m. to remove the Re-introduction of No Knock Ordinance from agenda. Edited Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12:40 a.m.-- Connell Re-Zoning Ordinance pulled from May 26, 2020 Township Council Agenda  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Public Hearings and final adoption ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The pomp and circumstance of the annual Memorial Day parade was canceled, but VFW Post 6259 members know the true meaning behind Memorial Day as they held their private ceremony to pay homage to the men and women who have died serving our country, to create or preserve our ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the local service men and women that are honored on banners that are hung from streetlights in Berkeley Heights for Memorial Day . Click here to view a virtual video parade of our Hometown Heroes.  "Memorial Day 2020 will surely be ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Memorial Day parade and ceremony have been canceled due to the executive order mandated by Gov. Phil Murphy during this COVID-19 pandemic. However, these restrictions haven't stopped the Veterans Memorial Park Restoration Committee from "safely" sprucing up the park ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township of Berkeley Heights is working closely with our public safety and health officials, as well as our local businesses, to safely reopen Berkeley Heights as the state slowly reopens after onset of the COVID-19 global health pandemic. After weeks of intense ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ—The Township of Berkeley Heights, in partnership with the Governor Livingston High School administration and the Board of Education, will help honor graduating seniors this June. The Township Department of Public Works will hang banners featuring seniors’ photos, school and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Every construction project has unanticipated delays and the Municipal Complex Project is no exception. In three weeks, the building will be weatherproofed and work can begin on the interior. The entire project, which includes the new municipal complex, demolition of old ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Tuesday night, President of Mast Construction Services Ted Domuracki, and two Mast employees, Sean Edmonds, and Eric Chait, and the township’s Bond Counsel Matt Jessup updated residents on the status of the Municipal Complex Project, including the projected timeline ...

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Click here for latest updates from Berkeley Heights Township on COVID-19 Pandemic BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township Council will hold their public meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. Due to the Covid19 outbreak, public meetings will be held online via Zoom. Click on the following link to join ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. In this week's edition, Mayor Angie Devanney talks about doubling down and taking care of each other with the announcement of schools not opening up for the remainder of the school ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This Memorial Day is different than any other before.  The Township cannot gather in person to remember and pay tribute to those who gave their lives for our great Country.  This year, the Berkeley Heights Police Department and members of the PBA Local 144 are organizing a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. In this week's edition, Mayor Angie Devanney talks about the county and state parks open Saturday, May 2 for passive recreation only.  Click video for entire ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Union County parks will partially re-open beginning at dawn tomorrow (Saturday, May 2) for limited and passive activities only, according to an Executive Order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday. State parks and golf courses can also reopen with restrictions. The ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Some residents have apparently asked officials to see if there is a way to stop solicitors from coming to their homes. This prompted the council to consider whether to adopt a so-called “No Knock” ordinance which would amend the current rules on licenses for peddlers, ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- Members of the Township Council unanimously voted to extend the grace period of property tax payments due on May 1 to June 1. The vote was taken Tuesday, hours after Governor Phil Murphy announced he signed Executive Order 130, which permits municipalities to extend the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Starting May 1, Berkeley Heights residents of all ages are invited to play “Downtown BH Bingo.” This contest encourages people to support downtown Berkeley Heights businesses (from a safe social distance) as they compete to win town-wide bragging rights—along with a gift card ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. In this week's edition, Mayor Angie Devanney talks about the agenda of the upcoming Township Council meeting scheduled via Zoom on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.  Click here for ...

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE BERKELEY HEIGHT TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR 7:00 PM ON TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2020  Please be advised that the Berkeley Heights Township Council scheduled for Tuesday, April 28 will be conducted via the Zoom virtual meeting service, a ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township Coucnil will hold a Township Council meeting on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.  Due to the Covid19 outbreak, public meetings will be held online via Zoom. Click on the following link to join meeting at the specified time: Please join our meeting via Zoom. Click ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Township Administrator Liza Viana thanks the township employees in video during Local New Jersey Government Week. "I have never been so proud to work for an amazing team, everybody pitched in from day 1," said Vianna.   

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This week, Mayor Angie Devanney joined mayors from the 7th Congressional District towns of Garwood, Westfield, Scotch Plains, Kenilworth, Springfield, Summit, Clinton and Raritan, in calling on the U.S. House and Senate leadership of both parties to provide for dedicated municipal funding in the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- More than a year ago The Connell Company presented a revised plan for a mixed-use development for about 12 acres of property in the Connell Office Park. Tuesday evening, the council reviewed a similar proposal which called for rezoning the bulk of the Connell Park ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. In this week's edition, Mayor Angie Devanney talks about moving forward with the municipal complex and the need to generate revenue to pay for it -- the redevelopment projects, part ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The State has not pushed back the May 1 deadline for New Jersey to pay their quarterly property tax payments, despite the COVID-19 health pandemic.  State law also allows for a 10-day grace period for property owners to make their payments without facing penalties. But ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Township Coucnil will hold a Township Council meeting on Tuesday, April 14 at 7 p.m.  Due to the Covid19 outbreak, public meetings will be held online via Zoom. Click on the following link to join meeting at the specified time: Please join our meeting via Zoom. Click ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - TAPinto Berkeley Heights continues our "Weekly Catch-up with Mayor Angie Devanney" series. Township OEM visits seniors at Park Edge to equip residents with face coverings due to a new executive order set by Governor Murphy enforcing shoppers to wear facemasks -- and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - In response to several inquiries related to the Berkeley Heights annual bulk pickup program, the Township released the following update on the Township website: We have received a number on inquiries related to our annual bulk pickup program. The Mayor and Council have ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Spring Chipping Program in Berkeley Heights started on April 6, 2020. All branches must be out for pick-up on the first day of the schedule for your section. Absolutely no branches will be collected once a section is completed. Residents are advised that there will be no ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- When the special budget meeting of the Township Council began Monday evening, Mayor Angie Devanney provided an overview of why the administration and council members took another look at the budget -- The COVID-19 Pandemic. New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy, in an attempt ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- There will be no increase for the municipal portion of the property tax bills, thanks to significant cuts to the draft budget. During a special meeting of the council tonight via Zoom, Township Administrator Liza Viana, CFO Eugenia Poulos and Mayor Angie Devanney ...

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