HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights approved two resolutions at Tuesday evening’s meeting held at Borough Hall.

The first resolution authorized entry into an employment contract with Local 108, RWDSU, USCW-CIO, CLC, on behalf of employees of the Department of Public Works for the years 2020 through 2023.  

Councilman Ron Kistner commented on the contract, noting he believed that the contract negotiated was a “good contract for both Hasbrouck Heights and the DPW.”  

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The Council also approved the adoption of the Bergen County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The 2020 is an updated plan from the last plan that was passed in 2015.  

Hasbrouck Heights Mayor John “Jack” DeLorenzo is the Chairperson of the Bergen County Emergency Management Council.  

Per the Council’s website:  

This plan allows for the County and all 70 municipalities to be eligible to apply for the following grant programs: 

  • Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)F

  • Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA)

  • Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM)

  • Severe repetitive Loss (SRL)

Formal adoption and maintenance of the Hazard Mitigation Plan by the plan by the Borough’s governing body is required as a condition of receipt of Federal Disaster Aid.

Additionally, the following items were passed as part of the Consent agenda: payroll, and the payment of state fees  for dog licenses and marriage/civil union licenses.  Additionally, a resolution approving the payment of bills was passed.

 

 

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