Clark Town Council June 16 Meeting Highlights

Laura Caliguire was sworn in as Tax Collector by Mayor Sal Bonaccorso at the Town Council meeting on Monday night. Credits: Susan Bonnell

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Town Council held its regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 16. Following are highlights from the meeting:

Members of the council and the mayor expressed their condolences to the Kazanowski family on the sudden passing of Councilman Richard Kazanowski. 

Laura Caliguire was sworn in as the new tax collector. She expressed her gratitude to the mayor, business administrator, the town council, her friends and family for their ongoing support as she completed her classes and received her certification. 

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Mayor Bonaccorso congratulated the township’s graduating students, telling them, “May you all achieve the highest possible goals you can attain for yourselves. Make us proud.” He also reiterated the township’s Zero Tolerance policy in regards to underage drinking and drinking-and-driving. 

A bond ordinance was passed authorizing road improvements at Westfield Avenue and Terminal Avenue. The improvements are designed to ease rush hour traffic and improve flow for east and west bound motorists.  A $195,000 grant was obtained from the state to offset some of the cost to the Township. The total cost of the project is $500,000.

Councilman Patrick O’Connor expressed his gratitude for the community’s generosity in the form of scholarship money bestowed on ALJ Seniors during the annual Senior Awards Ceremony

The council acting as the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board authorized the transfer of the liquor license held by Central Blue LLC to Paragon Restaurant Group LLC.  During public comments, the owners of the new Paragon Restaurant expressed their thanks to the Board. The new restaurant, to be located at 77 Central Ave., is slated to open in August.


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