WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - The Wood-Ridge Council approved a bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment, machinery and new automotive vehicles for the amount of $500,000 at the Borough Council meeting on Wednesday evening.  With Mayor Paul Sarlo excused, Council President Phil Romero presided over the meeting.

According to Borough Administrator Chris Eilert the bond will cover the purchase of a school bus that the Borough has a shared services agreement with the Board of Education, the police cars, a DPW Dump Truck, and computer equipment for the Borough.

The Council approved the following items from on the Consent Agenda.

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  • Minutes of December 30, 2019 Special Meeting and January 1, 2020 Reorganization

  • Resolutions authorizing:

    • Payment of January and February Bills

    • Temporary Capital Budget Amendment

    • Interlocal Mutual Aid Plan and Rapid Deployment Force

    • Participation in the Department of Defense 1033 Equipment Program

    • Rules and regulations for the Police Department

    • Bergen County Utilities Authority to Provide the Services of a Certified Recycling Coordinator

    • Extension of Insurance for 2020 Project Graduation

    • Preparation of Necessary Documents and Prosecute a Subdivision Application for a Portion of Block 320, Lot 1.03 presently owned by NJ Transit

    • Tax Appeal Settlement for 167 Laurel Drive

    • Tax Appeal Settlement for 574 Ryerson Ave

    • Bond Anticipation Note dated February 7, 2020

    • Release of Performance Bond for Bridge Wood-Ridge

    • Neglia Engineering to prepare bonds and specifications for 2020 Road Program

    • Redemption of Tax Sale Certificate for Block 214, Lot 6

  • Approved the following applications

    • Assumption Church for Sunday Bingo and Raffle Pull Tab for 2020

    • Paramus Catholic for on-premises 50/50 and Tricky Tray on March 8, at the Fiesta

    • Long Memorial School PTO in Saddle Brook for 50.50 and Tricky Tray on March 12 at the Fiesta

    • Parents of St. Michaels for an Off-Premises 50/50 and Tricky Tray on March 12 at the Fiesta

    • Wood-Ridge Little League for 50/50 and Tricky Tray at Assumption Church, February 29

    • St Michael Church in Palisades Park for off-premises 50/50, on premises 50/50 and Tricky Tray March 19, at the Fiesta

    • Wood-Ridge Touchdown Club for 50/50 and Tricky Tray at Fiesta on April 23

    • Roosevelt Elementary School PTA for 50/50 and Tricky Tray February 27 Fiesta

    • Maywood Cooperative Nursery School for on off-premise 50/50 and Tricky Tray March 3 at the Fiesta

    • Cliffside Park HS PTSO for 50/50 and Tricky Tray April 9 at the Fiesta

    • Church of the Transfiguration in Wallington for on off-premise 50/50 and Tricky Tray April 30 at the Fiesta

    • Rutherford Senior Citizen Center for 50/50, Casino Night and Prize Wheel on April 3 at Fiesta

    • Application for handicap parking space at 584 Anderson Ave.


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