NUTLEY, NJ - Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced during the Tuesday, Aug. 6, Board of Commissioners public meeting that the 13-year-old intermediate Little League team won both the State and Eastern Regional Championship.

The Little League team went on to play in California but lost. “They conducted themselves in a way we all should be very proud of. They are a fine bunch of young men and the coaches did an excellent job,” he said.

His department held a reception for the team on Aug. 5. Tucci thanked Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco for allowing the Nutley Police Department to escort the team home from the airport.

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The Commissioner said a formal resolution will be presented at a later date.


A one-year contract, from Aug. 6, 2019 through July 31, 2020 was awarded to licensed traffic engineer, Sam Schwartz Consulting in Jersey City, to provide transportation planning and traffic engineer services related to the ongoing Hoffmann-La Roche/On3 redevelopment, not to exceed $96,700. The traffic study will look into the area of Kingsland Road and whether or not a traffic circle will be needed.

Resolution No. 190-19 was approved allowing the Township of Nutley and the Nutley Board of Education to share services of the physician/school physician services for the period of Sept. 1 through Aug. 31, 2020, for which the township will be compensated $7,000, to be paid in 10 equal installments of $700.

Resolution No. 194-19 was approved to add emergency temporary appropriations for the 2019 municipal budget in the total amount of $20,000, for a municipal alliance grant salary and wages for $3,000 and a municipal alliance grant other expenses for $17,000.

A contract was awarded to AJM Contractors, Inc. in Clifton for 2019 Roadway Improvements, not to exceed $349,515.50.

A resolution was approved to reject the $269 bid by Marczaks, Inc. in Metuchen for a 1995 Club Car, a 2002 Blue Bird, and a 2002 Chevy 2500-HD 4x4. The township is instead receiving $1,550 to scrap the equipment at Bibb’s Auto Recycling in Kearny. 

A resolution was approved to sell at auction a 1998 Jeep classified as junk at Nicolette Towing, 177 Passaic Ave., Belleville at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12. Also approved to sell at auction are a 2004 Dodge and a 2001 Jeep at Twin Towing, 35 Mill St., Belleville at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept, 12.

On-premise merchandise and 50/50 cash raffle licenses were approved for Nutley Parent Advocacy Network for Oct. 18. A calendar raffle was approved for St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church for the first Saturday of the month from January 2020 through December 2020. An Off-premise 50/50 cash raffle license was granted to Friends of the Phoenix Center for Nov. 12.

The next Board of Commissioners meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20.


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