Local Government News

May 15, 2021

Washington, DC –– Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted today for H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, which protects pregnant employees from discrimination in the workplace. She is a proud cosponsor of this bill. “Like many people across the country, I worked during my four ...

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MADISON, NJ- Madison Town Council heard two public works proposals at a regular meeting Monday.  At a regular meeting, the council heard from John Bosio of MERJE, an environmental graphic design firm and Lou DeRosa, Madison’s Fire Chief. Bosio gave a presentation on wayfaring and new signage ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison has announced the date for National Night Out will be Tuesday, August 3, 2021. More information will be coming..... stay tuned.

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - It appears that the long awaited project to improve traffic patterns at the intersection of Rt 24 and Columbia Turnpike is on hold due to the lack of paper work submission from Morris Township.   In a statement released from the Morris County Board of Commissioners, they ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The fee to obtain a Senior ID will be reduced to $5 (from $15) announced Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. The fee will be reduced during the month of May. Morris County Senior ID Cards are available for senior citizens, 55 and older, who may no longer possess a driver’s ...

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MADISON, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff today, through sunset on Tuesday, May 4, at the request of Madison Mayor Bob Conley. Mayor Conley made the request in recognition and mourning for Drew University Student Ajay Sah. “On behalf of the council and the entire community, we are ...

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MADISON, NJ- Madison Town Council formally approved the 2021 budget resolution at its regular meeting Monday.  The decision followed a public hearing for the budget, which was consistent with a number of presentations heard at meetings in February and March. The most notable part of the budget ...

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The Borough of Madison will hold a Borough Council meeting tonight, April 26 at 8pm MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA APRIL 26, 2021 Via teleconference at 7:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. STATEMENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT 3. ROLL CALL 4. AGENDA ...

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New Jersey - Mayors for Main Street, an alliance of 22 mayors across five counties is urging Gov. Phil Murphy to eliminate the 200-person outdoor gathering limit as June high school graduations approach. Current guidelines state that there is no limit for outdoor gatherings for wedding ...

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TRENTON – Motorists are now have a new option for their drivers license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” ...

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Madison Borough Flags will be flown at half-staff through sunset on Tuesday, April 20, announced borough officials. President Biden ordered flags of the United States be flown at half staff at the White House and all public buildings, grounds, military posts, naval stations, naval vessels of the ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Southbound side of Waverly Place will be closed to traffic beginning at 5:30pm today, announced borough officials.  Parking will also be prohibited. The closure and no parking rules will take place until 9pm tonight, Friday April 16 due to the "Spring Ahead into the Arts" ...

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MADISON, NJ - In September, the Madison Borough Council will resume in-person meetings.The announcement was made by Mayor Bob Conley during the council’s virtual meeting, which was held on April 12th.  To ensure easy accessibility for residents, meetings will be broadcast live via Facebook, he ...

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Tonight’s Borough Council Meeting will be held virtually beginning at 8:00 P.M. To join the meeting,  visit https://www.rosenet.org/1264/Virtual-Borough-Council-Meeting MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA APRIL 12, 2021 Via teleconference at 6:30 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2.

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MADISON, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff through Tuesday April 6, as per the Presidential Proclamation, honoring the victims of the attack at the United States Capitol on Friday. "Jill and I were heartbroken to learn of the violent attack at a security checkpoint on the U.S. Capitol ...

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NEW JERSEY - Legislation was approved by the New Jersey Senate requiring dental insurers to provide refunds to individuals for reduced usage during the pandemic. The bill was sponsored by Senator Anthony M. Bucco. “From March to May of 2020, many dental offices were forced to close due to the ...

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The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted the county government’s 2021 Budget. Commissioners stated that the 2021 budget "holds the line on county taxes while maintaining spending on critical infrastructure projects, the continuing COVID-19 response, human services and ...

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MADISON, NJ - Even with an expected $1.7 million in federal stimulus funding, Madison Council said in a meeting March 22 that it will continue with plans for a 2 percent tax increase.  In a presentation Monday, Chief Financial Officer Jim Burnet said that municipalities have been instructed not ...

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MAYOR AND COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING AGENDA MARCH 22, 2021 Via teleconference at 7:00 p.m. 1. CALL TO ORDER 2. STATEMENT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT 3. ROLL CALL 4. AGENDA REVIEW 5. READING OF CLOSED SESSION RESOLUTION Via teleconference - 8 p.m. 6.

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TRENTON – The Randolph Motor Vehicle Center is closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19, announced The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. The Salem Licensing Centers is also closed due to a single employee testing positive for COVID-19. Both Centers will reopen Friday, April ...

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MADISON, NJ -  All flags will be flown at half-staff today, through Monday March 22, as per the Presidential Proclamation, as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. "As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s COVID-19 public health emergency has been extended for another 30 days, announced Governor Murphy on March 17. Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 231 which extends the Public Health Emergency that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103, which ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill will host a Telephone Town Hall meeting tonight, Tuesday March 16 to discuss the American Rescue Plan. The meeting will take place at 5pm. In attendance with the Congresswoman will be Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Rockaway Township Mayor Mike ...

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Garden State members call for bringing back Obama-era regulations to protect seniors from future outbreaks WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) ...

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MADISON, NJ - A presentation at Madison’s Zoning Board of Adjustment Thursday concluded that the construction of 14 Lincoln Place building would not significantly alter traffic downtown.  The Board’s Traffic Engineer Harold Maltz confirmed findings from a Bowman Consulting study that said the ...

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BOROUGH OF MADISON ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Regular Virtual Meeting, March 11, 2021 at 7:30 P.M., Hartley Dodge Memorial, 50 Kings Road Madison, New Jersey. A G E N D A 1. CALL TO ORDER BY CHAIRPERSON 2. ANNOUNCEMENT OF NOTICE (STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE) 3. ROLL CALL 4.

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MADISON, NJ - Madison Council permitted Chief Financial Officer Jim Burnet to begin drafting a budget following a presentation at a Borough Council meeting on March 8.  Madison lost roughly $1 million in revenue in 2020 from COVID-19, although Burnet said the town is overall fiscally stable ...

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Washington, DC — Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) last week hosted a roundtable discussion with NJ-11 and statewide leaders about the health, economic, educational, and social impacts of COVID-19 on the Hispanic community, and the action that needs to be taken to bring coronavirus relief and ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison's Zoning Board will hear the application and site plan for a multi story mixed use at the site of the now shuttered Madison Movie Theater, at 14 Lincoln Place. The special virtual meeting will take place on March 4 at 7:30pm A G E N D A 1. CALL TO ORDER ...

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TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all flags in New Jersey to fly at half staff until sundown Friday in honor of the 500, 000 Americans lost during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The order follows President Joe Biden's proclamation on Monday ordering all flags on federal ...

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