Government

July 30, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from Mayor Linda Karlovitch regarding affordable housing.  I would like to share the entire redevelopment plan with the community. This link walks you through the process, explains why we are doing what we are doing and the details on the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see the latest update from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. The reason I am addressing this is because there have been calls received in Borough Hall regarding a recent mailing. I take my oath of office very seriously. I represent the people of Kenilworth to the best of my ability ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Following the recent upsurge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on July 27 updated its guidance for people who have been fully vaccinated. The CDC said that while individuals can resume activities that they did prior to the pandemic to reduce the ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, the entire New Jersey House delegation joined together against New York State’s attempt to mooch off hundreds of millions in federal COVID-19 transit relief from New Jersey. In a letter this week, the New Jersey delegation is urging the Federal Transit ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please note that the tax assessor will be in the tax office Monday, July 26, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. instead of Tuesday, July 27. 

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see the latest update from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. Kenilworth has two new cases of COVID-19 that have reported to the health department in the 30 days. With one new case in the past seven days. Our total COVID -19 cases are 1,162. I do continue to urge unvaccinated ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than 5 million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated. Among ...

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TRENTON – Strangulation Assault is now a crime of the second degree, punishable by up to ten years imprisonment, a fine of up to $150,000 or both, announced  Governor Phil Murphy. Governor Murphy, with primary sponsors Senators M. Teresa Ruiz, Joseph Cryan, and Sandra Cunningham, and Assembly ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy signed a four-pronged approach to stopping employee misclassification in hopes of workers and employers in New Jersey are treated fairly. “Workers who are misclassified as independent contractors miss out on fair wages and benefits,” said Murphy. “These ...

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SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed a series of measures into law to advance New Jersey’s transition to a clean energy future to further the Administration’s goal of reaching 100 percent clean energy by 2050. The new laws will increase solar development and facilitate the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please this important message from the Borough Clerk Laura Reinersten.  A registry has been established in the Borough Clerk’s office which contains a list of addresses of those premises where the owner or occupant has notified the Borough Clerk that he/she wishes to prohibit ...

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Petitions must be returned before 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 26. Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents seeking School Board positions in their municipality that the deadline for filing their nominating petitions is Monday, July 26, before 4:00 p.m. in the Main Office of ...

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TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey State Senators Nia Gill (D-Essex/Passaic), Linda Greenstein (D-Middlesex/Mercer), and Nellie Pou (Passaic/Begen) are pushing to erase the so-called "Pink Tax" associated with inflated prices of feminine products. Under the measure, "Prohibition Against Gender-Based Pricing ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed A5820 enabling the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency that had been in place since March 9, 2020. Immediately following the signing of the legislation, Murphy signed Executive Order No. 244 (2021), ending the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – For the first time since Mayor Linda Karlovitch began reporting on the number of positive coronavirus cases for Kenilworth residents there were zero new positive cases to report for Wednesday, June 30. Please see the following message regarding coronavirus from the mayor. I am ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ — On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law that New Jersey will receive $10 Billion in aid as part of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. These funds are for local and county governments to help combat the pandemic and spur economic recovery. Councilman ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Governor Murphy, New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) Acting Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen McMillan and New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced on Monday a series of coordinated recommendations and guidance documents to assist school districts and ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Borough Hall will be open on Friday, July 2, from 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. and will be closed on Monday in observance of Independence Day. This includes the following departments: Borough Clerk, Construction, Court, Tax/Finance, and Board of Health Offices.  The Police Department will ...

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TRENTON – As New Jersey continues to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy signed six bills – A5704, A5705, A5706, A5707, A5708, and A5709 – which provide additional aid to small businesses that continue to suffer from the economic effects of the pandemic. Together, ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see the following letter from Councilman Finance Chairman Gerry Laudati to US Congressman Tom Malinowski regarding federal property tax deduction. Dear Congressman Malinowski, Let me start by praising the bipartisan support for federal legislation to end the $10,000 ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message regarding coronavirus from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. Kenilworth currently has a total of 1160 COVID-19 cases that have been reported to the health department. Six of these cases have fallen in the past 30 days with 1 new infection in the past seven ...

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TRENTON — New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) customers are advised that the following MVC facilities will be closed Friday, June 18. This is in observance of the state’s inaugural Juneteenth holiday, which is designated the third Friday in June. Closed Friday, June 18: Licensing ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message regarding coronavirus from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. Kenilworth currently has a total of 1159 COVID-19 cases that have been reported to the health department. Eight of these cases have fallen in the past 30 days with one new infection in the past ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Please see the following message from Finance Chairman Gerry Laudati. It was reported over the weekend that New Jersey has the highest tax burden of the 50 states. The report by SELF, a financial technology company is nothing to be happy about. But it is a strong wake up call to ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Murphy’s once-skyrocketing ratings have now returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-seven percent of residents currently have a favorable impression of the Governor (down from ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – A second reading is scheduled for the upcoming Borough Council meeting to be held on June 9 to decide whether the governing body should enact the ordinance banning the sale and production of cannabis. This includes a public hearing. At the first reading, the council voted ...

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CLINTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday his plan to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, the state's only women's correctional facility, following an investigation into a violent attack on prisoners in January. Murphy's administration released an investigative report ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has ended the state’s COVID-19 public health emergency after 15 months, but he will continue to keep his executive powers under 14 orders that will continue through the end of the year. “Today’s lifting of the COVID-19 public health emergency is a clear and ...

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Governor Murphy, Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Coughlin pass legislation enabling the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency. "New Jerseyans have proven their resilience over the past 15 months as our state has fought the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, we take a substantial step ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message regarding coronavirus from Mayor Linda Karlovitch. Kenilworth currently has a total of 1157 COVID-19 cases that have been reported to the Health Department. 13 of these cases have fallen in the past 30 days with one new infection in the past ...

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