WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Borough of Wood-Ridge Council gave approvals to ordinances in addition to approving routine business matters at Wednesday evenings council meet at the Wood-Ridge Municipal Building.  

Two ordinances were passed on second and final reading.

Bond Ordinance 2019-15 (Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex)  authorizing the design phase for the construction of the Wood-Ridge Athletic Complex to be located on Kennedy Lane  in the Wesmont neighborhood. Wood-Ridge authorized $500,000 to pay for the cost, make a down payment on and to authorize the bonds to finance the project and to provide for the issuance of bond anticipation notes.

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Ordinance No 2019-16 (Towing Rate Increase) amends the Wood-Ridge code to allow for the modification of the statutory rates for towing.  

Additionally, two ordinances were approved on first reading, and will be heard for their second and final reading on December 18.  A capital ordinance of the Borough of Wood-Ridge authorizing the acquisition of real property for open space purposes in, and by the Borough, for the sum of $25,000 and providing that the amount will be raised from Developer’s Escrow. 

Bond Ordinance 2019-18 (Turf Field at Donna Ricker Field) authorized the raising the issuance of bonds to finance improvements at Donna Ricker Field in the amount of $1,050,000.  


  1. Grant Award Letter from NJ Department of Transportation in the amount of $215,00 for Burma Road

Consent Agenda

  1. Minutes of November 13, 2019 Regular Meeting


171-2019  Resolution Authorizing Paying of Bills

172-2019  Resolution authorizing Mayor and Clerk to execute contact for Animal Humane Services

173-2019  Resolution authorizing the renewal of contract with Nixle to provide notification services for the Borough

174-2019  Resolution authorizing an Inter-Local Agreement with the Borough of Moonachie in order for said Borough to utilize the Sewage Collection System located in the Borough of Wood-Ridge.

175-2019  Resolution approving strategic plan for funding municipal alliances for the July 2020 to June 2021 fiscal grant cycle

176-2019  Resolution authorizing amendment to capital budget

177-2019  Resolution awarding contract to Athletic Fields of America for Donna Ricker Field rehab improvements pursuant to Soucewell Cooperative

178-2019   Resolution awarding contract to Neglia Engineering for project coordination and construction management of the Donna Ricker Field Rehab Improvements project.

a.  Application for Solicitor Permit from Jersson Guevara of Trinity Solar
b.  Application for Solicitor Permit from Anna Martinez of Optimum Altice USA.

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