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Fair Lawn council proposes increase for camp recreation fees

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The Borough Council proposed an ordinance to increase the recreation fees for Camp Iroquois and Cherokee.

On April 25, the council introduced the fee increase as follows: a three-week session, all-day, $320, up from $305; part-time session, either 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., $200, up from $160.

There are two three-week sessions offered each summer.

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At the April 18 council work session, James Graff, superintendent of Recreation and Parks, said the program price "really should have been raised last year."

Deputy Mayor Lisa Swain said the price is a bargain.

"You won't find a town with lower prices for these hours of operation," she said.

Residents may sign up for the program on the borough's website: http://www.fairlawn.org/content/205/299/default.aspx.

There will be a public hearing on the matter May 16.

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