BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The 2017 municipal audit, municipal road repair, professional services and upcoming fireworks displays were all featured among a package of resolutions that were ratified by the Bridgewater Township Council at a recent meeting.
The resolution regarding the township's audit passed unanimously. The council had passed a previous resolution in May that increased the amount of money to be paid to the auditor for the 2017 (municipal) audit to Suplee Clooney & Company of Westfield, for an additional $1,240 added to the total amount of $63,400.
The council also authorized an award of contract for professional legal services, to Chief Municipal Prosecutor Christopher Bateman, Esq., in an amount not to exceed $80,000.
Another contract was awarded to BBC Cleaning Corporation, of Ridgefield, for custodial services for Bridgewater’s Municipal Building, police building, public works and the Senior Center in the amount of $56,700. That contract will run from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.
Also awarded was a contract to Dulaine Contracting, Inc., of Gladstone, for the Somerville Road Pump Station, in the amount of $246,850. That contract will be funded through the township’s 2013 Sewer Improvement Fund.
One more contract was awarded, to Stavola Asphalt Companies Inc. and Stavola Construction Materials Inc., of Bound Brook, that will make use of the Somerset County Cooperative Pricing System for the purchase of road materials in the amount of $70,000.
Also authorized was the submission of the Youth Services Commission’s Fiscal Year 2018 competitive grant application, in an amount not to exceed $6,000, for its “Breathe-Youth Yoga in the Park” program.
The council also approved firework displays at Somerset Patriots Stadium for June 28, July 6, July 7 , July 13, July 14, July 27 and July 28, along with corresponding makeup rain dates for each of those sessions in the event of inclement weather.