WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge residents got a look into the future on Wednesday night, as Wood-Ridge High School seniors became civic leaders for an hour, as Youth Takeover Day saw the Wood-Ridge Council and Mayor replaced by their youthful counterparts.
Youth Mayor Isabella Iacovino presided over the Youth Council as they went through the night’s agenda, which included passing two ordinances, one on final reading, one of initial reading.
(The regular Council also votes on any official business.)
The Councils voted to authorize, on second reading and final passage, Bond Ordinance 2020-1, to appropriate $500,000 for the acquisition of original apparatus and equipment for the Borough's use.
The Council also passed on first reading, the Annual Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and establish a Cap Bank.
The Youth Council and Mayor then presented their reports.
|Mayor||Isabella Iacovini||Paul Sarlo|
|Council||John Kurz||Phil Romero|
|Cassandra Ferry||Catherine Cassidy|
|Angela Picheo||Ezio Altamura|
|Jillian Hynes||Dominick Azzolini|
|Madylin Marino||Edward Marino|
|Erica DiMarco||Joseph DiMarco|
|Borough Attorney||Skylar Basich||Paul Barbire|
|Borough Engineer||Domenico Altamura||Brian Intindola|
|Borough Clerk||Julia Calvo||Gina Affuso|
|Borough Administrator||Shaye Whaley||Chris Eilert|
|Department of Public Works||Elizabeth Antino||Chris Eilert|
|Emergency Management||Andrew Aziz||Paul Dahl|
|Emergency Squad Captain||Thomas King||Dennis Kronyak|
|Municpal Court Administrator||Christina Braid||Sharon Grimaldi|
|Purchasing Agent||Phil Iacovelli||Chris Eilert|
|Tax Collector||Jillian Zamski||Kellie Romero|
|Planning Board||Anthony Finke||Frank Finke|
|Shade Tree Commission||Christopher Hargrave||George Meglio|
|Recreation Commission||Jenna Castellano||Dennis Brubaker|
|Library Board||Alessia Guerriero||Erin Hughes|
|Registrar of Board of Health||Lyndsey Scherdel||Gina Affuso|
|President of Board of Health||Brandon Greenaway||Debbie Greenaway|
(Editor's Note: If a parent has a group shot from the meeting, please email it so the story can be updated.)
Following the presentation of reports, and the first hearing of citizens, the Consent Agenda was approved.
1. Minutes of the February 19 Regular Meeting were approved
Resolution 047-2020 - Resolution awarding contract to ATT Sports, Inc. for Donna Ricker Field Improvements pursuant to Sourcewell Cooperative.
Resolution 048-2020 - Resolution approving submission of 2019 LOSAP Certification Program
Resolution 049-2020 - Grantee Authorizing resolution
Resolution 050-2020 - Resolution Authorizing Tax Sale Redemption for Block 210, Lot 3
a,. Application from Ian Hover of Trinity Solar for a Solicitor Permit for Solar Panels
b. Application from Kearny Schuler School PTA for an On-Premise 50/50 and Tricky Tray on March 26 at the Fiesta
c. Application from Closter Animal Welfare Society for On-Premise 50-50 and Tricky Tray on May 6 at the Fiesta.
5. APPOINTMENTS: None
6. HIRINGS: None
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