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Livingston Township Council Discusses Future Plans for Community Pools

April 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Livingston Township Council has begun preliminary discussions on the renovation and revamping of the town’s two community pools. After hearing a presentation by architects and developers last week, the mayor and council will begin discussing the best course of action for the future of the pools.

Currently, according to the council, both the Northland and Haines pools ...

Motorcycle Club, Sports Teams and More Honored by Livingston Township Council

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Township Council and Mayor Shawn Klein joined the community in honoring many local groups at Livingston town hall on Monday evening.

The groups, ranging from high school sports teams to a motorcycle club, were all featured during the meeting. Every group honored had a distinct connection to the community and a unique opportunity to be recognized by the ...

New Livingston Animal Control Truck Officially Hits the Streets

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Friends of the Livingston Animal Shelter and a $55,000 donation presented by the Ralph Errington Charitabe Foundation (RECF), a brand new Livingston Animal Control van, christened the “Errington Express,” was officially revealed on Tuesday.

Following two successful Livingston Pet Expos hosted by the Friends of the ...

Essex County Mayors Address Common Concerns at 2017 Meet the Mayors Breakfast

Photos by Doug Zacker/ACIEM Studios

CALDWELL, NJ — Important topics for all 22 Essex County municipalities and small businesses within those communities were addressed by local mayors and a discussion panel at the seventh-annual Essex County Meet the Mayors breakfast event on Saturday at Greenbrook Country Club in Caldwell.

The Inter-Chamber Coordinating Council, which ...

Livingston Council Agrees to Extend Flying of LGBTQ Pride Flag in June

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Stating that the Township of Livingston became a trendsetter within the state after raising the Pride Flag at the Memorial Oval for the first week of June in 2016, members of the Livingston Committee for Diversity (LCD) requested on Monday that the township council now approve the flying of the flag for entire month of June. 

Following the LCD’s ...

Livingston Residents Address Planning Board with Master Plan Concerns and Suggestions

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Nearly 40 Livingston residents accepted the Livingston Planning Board’s invitation to bring suggestions to its 2017 Master Plan open forum, which was attended by more than 100 residents on Tuesday at Town Hall.

Last reviewed in December 2007, the Master Plan, which provides a long-term vision for the physical aspects of the community and guides the appropriate use ...

Municipal Budget in Livingston Introduced with Less Than 2 Percent Property-Tax Increase

LIVINGSTON, NJ — When all appropriations are considered, the total municipal budget proposed for 2017 as it was introduced at the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday would be $43,801,489, which, if adopted, would increase the local purpose tax rate by 1.9 percent—or an estimated increase of $53.35 for the average Livingston homeowner.

According to ...

Livingston Sophomore Honored with 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Avika Bansal, a sophomore at Livingston High School, has been devoting time to community service for the past eight years. She was recently awarded with the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for New Jersey and was one of only six New Jersey students to be named finalist for the 2017 award.

At the Livingston Township Council meeting on Monday night, ...

Public Input Needed at Livingston’s 2017 Master Plan Public Forum

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Township of Livingston is inviting residents to participate in a discussion of Livingston’s 2017 Master Plan at the Livingston Planning Board’s public forum on Tuesday at 8 p.m. at Town Hall.

Planning Board Chairman Peter Klein encourages all members of the community to attend and share their thoughts, ideas and suggestions. According to the ...

Livingston Council Reviews Municipal Budget with Less Than 2-Percent Tax Increase

LIVINGSTON, NJ  – As the Livingston Township Council approaches the final vote on the 2017 municipal budget, the mayor and council carefully reviewed requests from all department heads during a conference meeting on Monday.

Mayor Shawn Klein announced that even with each department getting nearly everything it requested, the local purpose tax rate is expected to remain under 2 ...

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