Government

Caldwell Council Discusses Borough's Hydraulic System

223d325921194d529881_Screen_Shot_2017-12-06_at_3.18.52_PM.jpg
Ann Marchoni of the Caldwell Environmental Commission presents awards to Councilman Kris Brown and Phyllis Kent for their service to the environmental group
4b719403b1f355154cd9_Screen_Shot_2017-12-06_at_3.19.01_PM.jpg
223d325921194d529881_Screen_Shot_2017-12-06_at_3.18.52_PM.jpg

CALDWELL, NJ – After Ann Marchoni of the Caldwell Environmental Commission presented awards to citizens during the council meeting on Tuesday, including Councilman Kris Brown and Phyllis Kent, for his service to the environmental group, crew engineers presented a study on the hydraulic system in the borough that would determine whether water is properly flowing to hydrants.

The engineers explained to the council that all of Caldwell’s water is supplied by Essex Fells.

“There are no alternative supply sources or storage tanks,” they said.

Sign Up for E-News

Bill Frint, Caldwell’s licensed water operator, explained that there are four-inch water-main pipes from 1910 that have corroded.

“These pipes aren’t used anymore,” Frint said. “Most pipes are around eight-inch.”

According to the engineers, the water system must reach certain levels for fire protection safety.

Frint and Council President John Cascarano assured the council and those present at the meeting that the firemen know the locations of all four-inch and six-inch pipes.

“The fire department usually connects to two hydrants when fighting a fire,” Frint said.

According to the engineers, the project can be completed within five years if the borough begins to replace one water main pipe per year, starting in 2018. Frint said that the approximate cost would be $4,540,000, but said he would find out whether the borough can apply for any grants.

During the public comment, a resident thanked the borough for paving her street, but had some problems with the paving company, DNL. The concerned resident said that she received documentation about the work being done one week before it started, but did not know whom it came from.

Borough Administrator Paul Carelli and Police Chief James Bongiorno said that the letter was from DNL.

She also provided documentation for a “No Parking” sign that was placed on her tree and, according to the police chief, was not placed there by his department. According to the resident, the paving company was going to use her front lawn for storage until she said something.

Lastly, she explained that some pieces of her sidewalk were worked on, while others were not, and provided pictures to prove her statement.

“There are about six slabs that they worked on and completed and two or three other slabs that need fixing,” she said.

The next meeting is scheduled for Dec. 19. 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

West Essex

Deegan Dental Implant Special!

June 19, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - OUR NEW DENTAL IMPLANT SPECIAL OFFER WILL GIVE YOU REASON TO SMILE!

Deegan Dental is happy to announce our New Dental Implant Special Offer that covers a single Complete Tooth Replacement (including the Implant, Stock Abutment and E-max Crown) for only $2,200 per Implant; a Great Value compared with our usual $4,000 fee!

Dental Implants look and feel like your own ...

Get $5 Off Admission At FunTime Junction On Father's Day

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Join us at FunTime Junction for Father's Day! GET $5 OFF ADMISSION with coupon when you wear your favorite sports team's jersey! Coupon Valid 6/17/18 only. Click here for coupon.

FunTime Junction is conveniently located at 400 Fairfield Rd in Fairfield, NJ 07004. 

About FunTime Junction

Awarded the 2017 Best Children’s Party Place by ...

Millburn's Peter Serruto Drafted by Cincinnati Reds

June 6, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Peter Serruto, who just completed his senior season at Millburn High School, was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 22d round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on Wednesday.

Serruto was the 649th pick overall.

The 6-foot, 190-pound right-handed batter has been a defensive standout since he first suited up in a Millburn uniform as a freshman.

"Defensively, ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_f6336b4ae60182e89776_roseland_library_logo

Wed, June 20, 11:30 AM

Roseland Public Library , Roseland

Adult Mat Yoga


Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_a3afe040c92e7fef61dc_ffpl_logo_with_address

Sat, June 23, 1:00 PM

Fairfield Free Public Library, Fairfield

Special Summer Reading Kick Off Show: Green Golly ...

Education

Carousel_image_5e177eaae57739064cd4_397f63ad2fb50392a776_29178074_2107642336134787_2638697507160326144_n

Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM

Totowa

MakerFest 2018

West Caldwell Honored at NCJW/Essex Annual Installation and Awards Evening

June 20, 2018

WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Susie Botwinick of West Caldwell was the recipient of the Henrietta Weiser Emerging Leader Award, presented by NCJW/Essex to a promising member who has demonstrated leadership potential.

With an energetic style and can-do attitude, Botwinick has immersed herself in numerous leadership roles within NCJW/Essex including chairperson of volunteers for the Back 2 School Store, a ...

Obituaries

Mar 23, 1932 - Jun 2, 2018
Obituary - Donald J. Cooney, March 23, 1932 to June 2, 2018 Donald J. Cooney, 86, of North ...
Read more

A Special Thank You For Helping Us Weather The Storm

June 18, 2018

About a month ago, on May 15, 2018, something happened to me and my family that changed our lives. An act of God, apparently a “microburst,” tore through our front yard, and uprooted an approximately 19,000 pound tree. The tree fell into my 8 month old’s bedroom destroying the entire structure of our home.

My husband, with what I call divine intervention, told us to go ...

Sobel & Co. Valuation Practice and EAC Valuations LLC Merge

“We are pleased to announce that EAC Valuations PA has joined the Sobel & Co. Valuation Practice to create Sobel Valuations LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sobel & Co.,” said Alan Sobel, managing member of the firm.

“From the first time Frank Merenda, president and CEO of EAC Valuations, met with the Sobel & Co. valuation team, we quickly recognized the power of ...