Government

March 22, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by a pair of state lawmakers from Newark that would allow county homelessness trust funds to collect additional funds to be used for Code Blue emergency shelter services was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. The legislation was co-sponsored by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Board of Education passed the preliminary 2019-2020 Nutley Public School after two rounds of votes. The meeting ended with parents wonderng what sort of program cuts may be on the horizon, and left teachers wondering how the vote will effect their contract ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Ordinances were approved to create a financial agreement for Phase IIA of On3, formerly known as Hoffman-La Roche,  during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public hearings were held for Ordinances 3416 and 3417. The ordinances introduced by Revenue and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution was approved objecting the closing of the Highfield Lane at grade rail crossing in Nutley during the Tuesday, March 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. The resolution, which was unanimously passed by the Board of Commissioners, states that Nutley ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies.  Candidate Statements:  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate statements is ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Media law and public records attorney CJ Griffin will present "OPRA 101: How To Use Open Public Records Act to Hold Government Accountable Tuesday at the Nutley Public Library. OPRA, the Open Public Records Act, is a law that allows citizens to obtain public governmental records.

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NUTLEY, NJ -  The Nutley Board of Commissioners approved the Phase 2A Redevelopment and Financial Agreements for the On3 project on the Nutley-Clifton border at the March 5 meeting.  The Financial Agreements provide for Nutley to receive revenue equal to the full taxation on 100 and 200 Metro ...

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NUTLEY, NJ -  Nutley Girl Scout updates the commissioners on her efforts of banning of plastics, and resident raises concerns about a motorcycle blessing during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinances Second readings and public hearings for Ordinances 3411 and 3412 were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution to request Green Acres funds to refurbish the track and field at DeMuro Park was approved during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci submitted a resolution requesting $731,160 for the DeMuro Park ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the state of emergency that took effect on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. for all 21 counties in New Jersey was lifted as of 12:00 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019.

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NUTLEY, NJ - Public Affairs Commissioner Steven L. Rogers spoke about the legalization of marijuana during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. “I am absolutely in favor of marijuana for medical purposes, but very opposed to the use of marijuana for recreational purposes,” said ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Professional licensed planner Paul Ricci gave a detailed report on the changes and clarification of the Ordinance No. 3414, for mixed used and density during the Feb. 19 Board of Commissioners public meeting. The Board asked Ricci, who also represents the planning and zoning boards, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - As predicted, heavy, wet snow started falling on the township late Sunday afternoon and continued into the night.  Nutley Public Schools oringally called a delayed opening for Monday Mar. 4, then after consulting with the Nutley Department of Public Works made the decision to cancel ...

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The following information, from the Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners, has been prepared to advise residents about preparedness and enforcement during the Winter Storm effective March 3, 2019. AS OF 10AM SUNDAY, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Trash pick up for those areas of Nutley with Monday morning pickup is suspended because of the snowstorm. There will be no on street parking anywhere in the township to keep streets and roads clear for snow removal. Additional news related to the weather will be shared once ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Today's State of Emergency Declaration has people questioning the action, its meaning, and what they are permitted to do.  In a nutsell, the governor of New Jersey can declare a State of Emergency when a situation has occurred, or is expected to take place, that may warrant the ...

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TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. ahead of the expected winter storm. The storm is anticipated to start tonight and continue throughout Monday morning. Executive Order No. 59 declares a state ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Legalizing marijuana could open a huge source of revenue for the state, but as with any drug, it could also bring serious health consequences, according to professors from various departments at Rutgers University. Reacting to U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's (D-NJ) recent ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The average American household spends $2,279 on property taxes for their homes each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. In light of this, it’s little surprise that more than $14 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according to the National Tax Lien Association. To ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Asbestos is a real and oft-forgotten danger in the United States, taking the lives of as many as 15,000 Americans every year. Assembly members Lisa Swain, Robert Karabinchak and Britnee Timberlake, however, are taking action to protect the health of New Jerseyans through their bill ...

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TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the state of emergency that took effect on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, for all 21 counties in New Jersey will be lifted as of 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Copy of Executive Order #58

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NUTLEY, NJ - Today's State of Emergency Declaration has people questioning the action, its meaning, and what they are permitted to do.  In a nutsell, the governor of New Jersey can declare a State of Emergency when a situation has occurred, or is expected to take place, that may warrant the ...

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TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:00 a.m. ahead of the anticipated winter storm. The storm is expected to start tomorrow and continue throughout the day. Executive Order No. 57 declares a state ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - A resolution was passed to acknowledge February as National African American History Month during the Tuesday, Feb. 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public Affairs Commissioner Steven L. Rogers was absent excused. Ordinances Ordinance No. 3413 was again tabled. The ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioners reflected on the life of former mayor Peter C. Scarpelli; Revenue and Finance Commissioner Thomas J. Evans announces that a settlement was reached on the two-bedroom apartment litigation during the Tuesday, Feb. 5 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Public Affairs ...

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Washington, DC − Congresswoman Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced legislation to cut down wasteful spending by Cabinet officials and increase transparency for taxpayers on renovation and decorating expenses at federal agencies. The Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses (RIIDE) Act is a bipartisan ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo presented Community Development Block Grants to 12 Municipalities and 22 non-profit organizations in Essex County this week.   The programs are funded throught the  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and administered by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - With local elections coming up soon, it is once again time to share TAPinto Nutley's election policies.  Candidate Statements:  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate statements is ...

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TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the state of emergency that took effect on midnight of February 12, 2019, for all 21 counties in New Jersey will be lifted as of 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

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Nutley Commissioner Steven Rogers announced today that the Nutley Military & Veterans Affairs Bureau has created a Military Mentoring Program designed to provide assistance and guidance for Nutley residents, including high school and college students, seeking military careers.  In addition to ...

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