Government

March 21, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ – For the third meeting in a row, the parcel of land at 205-207 Changebridge Rd. came to the forefront of discussion at the March 12 Montville Township Committee meeting, and again former mayor John Rosellini plus other residents came to the microphone in force to talk about open ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – While Feb. 26 had been designated as the public hearing for the Avalon Bay project in Pine Brook which the Montville Township Committee was set to sign as part of its affordable housing plan, the township announced during the meeting that they would not be holding the hearing due to ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Office of Planning and Preservation created unique 2019 profiles of all 39 Morris County municipalities as part of a joint marketing effort with the Morris County Economic Development Corporation. The EDC sought the profiles for marketing purposes as part of its ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Although the Allegro Company has a “shovel-ready” proposal for a senior citizen care facility to be built at 205-207 Changebridge Road, according to attorney Steven Schepis, Pine Brook neighbors appeared in force at the Feb. 14 Montville Township Committee meeting to ask the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – State Senator Joseph Pennacchio recently honored 90-year-old Towaco resident Fred Fucetola with a Senate resolution on the occasion of his milestone birthday. Fucetola was born in Newark and joined the NJ State Guard at the age of 15 during World War II, according to the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ –The Montville Township Committee will hold a meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26 to conduct a public hearing on the proposed Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan at the Montville Township Municipal Building. At that time, anyone may comment on the plan. The township committee ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – John Perry, Montville Township’s Director of Public Works, Water and Sewer Utility, was honored with a Superintendent/Director Award for 2018 by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Public Works Association. The award was presented to him in November at the League of ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Joseph Burgis, Montville Township planner, who has been working on the municipality’s affordable housing plan, presented an introduction of the Non-Condemnation Redevelopment Plan (Avalon Bay) to the Montville Township Committee. In Oct. 2018, an agreement was made with Avalon ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville Township planning board reappointed Gary Lewis as chairman for his third term at their reorganization meeting Thursday, and Art Maggio was reappointed as vice chairman. These two positions are subject to annual elections among the members. Members of the planning ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – With the township’s agreements with three developers for building projects across town, a settlement has been reached with the Fair Share Housing which the Montville Township Committee feels will meet affordable housing requirements while still balancing residents’ desire to have ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee held its Jan. 1 reorganization meeting, and it was a busy day, filled with the re-appointment of Richard Conklin as mayor, the swearing in of Police Chief Andrew Caggiano, the promotion of two additional officers, and the re-swearing in of Deputy ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Mayor Richard Conklin was re-named mayor for 2019 at the Jan. 1, 2019 reorganization meeting of the Montville Township Committee. This meeting takes place every year on the first of the year, as residents vote for members of the committee in November but the committee members ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Montville Township Committee will hold the Annual Reorganization Meeting on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Montville Township Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The technical issues that shut down the computer systems at the township have been resolved as of Dec. 19, according to Assistant Township Administrator June Hercek. “We have hired an IT company with specific expertise in the technical issues we faced and, moving forward, we will ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Township administration announced via a website alert Dec. 17 that they are experiencing technical issues with “certain township [computer] systems,” necessitating a complete shut-down of all servers in the township offices. Assistant Township Administrator June Hercek told ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee honored Montville Police Explorer Post 805 at the committee’s Nov. 27 meeting. The Explorers had earned three third-place finish trophies at the Law Enforcement Exploring Competition held at Purdue University in Indiana in July. Deputy Mayor Frank ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Former Montville Township Mayor Arthur Daughtry received the approval of his subdivision and variance applications from the Montville Township Planning Board on Thursday, Nov. 8. This allows the subdivision of his property at 60 Horseneck Road into two lots; one of which will be a ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Executive Director of NJ RAMP spoke before the Montville Township Committee at its Nov. 12 meeting in light of the at-that-time pending New Jersey legislative committees’ consideration, and now passing, of a resolution to allow recreational marijuana in the state. Stephen ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee held a special meeting on Oct. 16 at which township attorney, Fred Semrau, explained the township’s standing with regard to affordable housing. The township is involved in litigation in the matter, and the attorney and the committee wanted to explain ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Oct. 23 Montville Township Committee meeting had a unique turn of events when attorney Steven Schepis came to the microphone during the public portion and asked the committee to consider his client’s senior living facility project. The Allegro Company has filed an application ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee said “no” to marijuana at its Oct. 9 meeting, passing a resolution opposing the legalization of recreational marijuana. The resolution reads in part that, according to the October 2017 Rocky Mountain High Density Drug Trafficking Area annual ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Organization members and business people gathered at the Sept 12 Montville Township Chamber of Commerce luncheon to hear Mayor Richard Conklin speak on affordable housing, promises from JCP&L, township projects achieved, and what’s in the future, as he spoke on the “State of the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Horseneck Road will not be receiving improvements due to delays caused by the state Department of Transportation, according to Montville Township officials. According to the Sept. 25 township’s project status report, the township had received a grant last year from the state to make ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Planning Board’s subcommittee on re-examining the master plan met on Sept. 13 and board planner Joseph Burgis of Burgis Associates enumerated several zoning areas that the committee will need to discuss in the coming months of meetings – issues and entities that had not even ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - At the Tuesday, Sept. 11 Montville Township Committee meeting, the Committee passed two ordinances authorizing the acceptance of a public recreation easement and a conservation easement which will allow public access areas in the Towaco center.  Two other ordinances were ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Montville Township Mayor Richard Conklin reported to the Montville Township Committee the results of the meeting with Jersey City Power & Light (JCP&L) concerning the frequent power outages experienced in certain areas of the township. At the Committee meeting on Aug. 21, ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Vastly high-speed services will be available to Montville Optimum customers in a few years as the company schedules upgrades across the township, but the company is keeping mum as to what the cost of the improved speed will be. After new Patrolman Meece was sworn in at the July ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Township Clerk Leena Abaza stated that the closed session portion of the July 17 Montville Township Committee meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. instead of its usual time. This change of time does not affect the public portion of the meeting, and the public portion will remain the ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Public Schools will likely have a school resource officer plus a special law enforcement officer if an ordinance introduced on June 26 passes in two weeks. Parents have been vocal about asking for a police presence in the schools at March and April board of ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – With seven township roads freshly paved, the township administration has announced four more roads that will be paved as a result of funds left over from projects last year. Part of Gathering Road, all of Manchester Way, part of Passaic Valley Road, all of Fletcher, Brook Valley ...

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