HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Five ordinances on initial introduction were passed unanimously at Tuesday evening’s Borough of Hasbrouck Heights meeting of the Mayor and Council held in Council Chambers. Residents were also able to view the meeting via All Abilities Live on their computers. 

The five ordinances were all passed unanimously.

Ordinance 2460 to spend $140,000 for the installation of new automatic door openings at the Municipal Building and the Public Safety building, and to further apply the sum $102,300 provided by a Bergen County Open Space Trust Fund grant.  Authorization to finance the cost in accordance with Local Bond Law by issuing bonds or notes not to exceed $30,700.

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Ordinance 2461 to appropriate $175,000 to provide for the acquisition of gear and equipment for the use of the Fire Department, and finance the purchase, in accordance with Local Bond Law, with the issuance of bonds or notes not to exceed $166,250.

Ordinance 2462 appropriates $50,000 to provide for the acquisition of a four-wheel vehicle with necessary appurtenances for the use of the HHFD and authorize the financing of the cost in accordance with Local Bond Law with the issuance of bonds or notes not to exceed $47,500.

Ordinance 2463 to appropriate the sum of $105,000 to provide for construction of a walking path, roadway, and perimeter fence in Woodland Park, to apply $46,500 provided by the Bergen County Open Space Fund and $3,500 for the Capital Improvement Fund and to authorize the funding of the remaining cost in accordance with Local Bond Law by issuing bonds or notes, not to exceed the sum of $55,000.

Ordinance 2464 to amend and supplement the Borough Code to provide for the designation of four-way stop signs at the following intersections:

  • Woodside Avenue and Ottawa Avenue

  • Woodside Avenue and LaSalle Avenue

  • Woodside Avenue and Kipp Avenue

  • Collins Avenue and Meyers Avenue

The following communications were also accepted in the record:

  1.  Resignation letter from TAANAC Representative Fritz Rethage
  2.  Letter from Chief Gumbrecht advising of the transfer of Hipen Shah from firefighter to member of HHFD Ambulance Squad member
  3. Letter from Chief Gumbrecht advising of the transfer of Whitney Bledsoe Furr from HHFD Ambulance Squad member to HHFD firefighter
  4. Letter from Chief Gumbrecht regarding the resignation of Joseph P. Fortunato III from the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department
  5. Letter from Chief Gumbrecht regarding the resignation of Julie LeDuc from the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department
  6. Letter from Chief Gumbrecht regarding the resignation of Steven Salerno from the Hasbrouck Heights Fire Department
  7. Letter from the Chamber of Commerce in reference to cancellation of this year’s Street Fair

 

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