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Springfield Township Committee Honors Community Response Team Members, Discuss Ordinance For Public Employees

August 15, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Township Committee gathered for their August meeting on Tuesday at Town Hall yesterday evening. On the agenda were ordinances codifying pool room rental pricing, the handling of evaluations by the former Township Administrator and commendations for several members of Springfield’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

At the beginning of the meeting ...

Springfield Township Committee Holds Emergency Meeting: Heads Off Potential Flooding Issues

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A special Township Committee meeting was called for Friday evening at 5 p.m.  On the agenda, were only two items. The first was a resolution authorizing an agreement for membership in the North Jersey Wastewater Cooperative System (NJWCPS) and the second was to authorize the purchase of a new sanitary pump for the Summit Road Pumping Station from Pumping ...

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi Recognized for Innovation

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has been honored with the 2018 iGO Innovator Award by the International Association of Government Officials, a professional organization that seeks to improve public services by providing training and leadership development for county recorders, election officials, treasurers, and clerks.

The award recognizes the Union County Votes mobile app, launched by Ms.

Mayors Push for Law Permitting Driver's License for Immigrants

PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Five mayors from northern and central New Jersey today called for passage of a state law permitting immigrants to get driver's licenses even if they are undocumented, saying it boosts public safety as well as the economy.

"This is important for every resident for a better life and a better life for the state of New Jersey," said Perth Amboy Mayor Wilda ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of July 23: Library Offers Shakespeare and Brings Animals on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday the Springfield Free Public Library hosts the Hudson Shakespeare Company for a performance of All’s Well that Ends Well at 7:00 PM. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public.

On Saturday, the Library rescheduled Zoo Jersey!  At 11:00 a.m. It is a chance to see various ...

New Ordinance Leads to Discussion at Springfield Township Committee Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield residents showed up to the Township Committee meeting looking to discuss a new ordinance up for a vote Tuesday.

Ordinance 2018-12, which was passed at the meeting after public discussion, will amend the town’s general ordinance sub-section regarding construction and renovation site safety and fencing. The new ordinance places responsibility in the hands of ...

Township Committee Looks To Hire New Staff, Announces Measures to Curb Invasive Insect

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - July 16 at the monthly Township Committee Workshop meeting, Springfield’s Township Committee laid out the agenda for the rest of July. Among the topics on the docket were the hiring of new staffers at the pool and a change in fireworks for next year.

In a push to add new and substitute camp staffers at the Springfield Community Pool, Springfield will be looking to hire ...

Springfield Township Committee-Board of Education Annual Joint Meeting: Focus Is School Safety

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Each year the Board of Education and the Township Committee get together for a joint meeting. The purpose is to discuss how to best utilize shared resources.Monday night focused on the need for Resource Officers at our schools.

Mayor Huber, after discussing it for many years, wants to make this the year it comes to reality – by the start of the new school year.

Springfield Calendar for Week of July 16: Board of Education Meeting and Township Committee Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Board of Education and Township Committee meet this week. 

For all other activities, please look at the calendar.

Monday – July 16

8:00 a.m. Junior Police Academy Week

1:00 p.m. Water Aerobics at Community Pool (adults)

6:00 p.m. Joint Board of Education Township Committee at JDHS

7:00 p.m. Workshop Township Committee ...

Promises Made, Promises Kept

It has been an exciting six months since I became Springfield’s newest Committeeman. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to serve our community. You trusted me to take on the most important issues and provide solutions that work for all Springfield residents. I am working hard to do that.

I ran for office because residents were tired of our municipal government making decisions ...

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