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Caldwell Moves Forward with Traffic Study and More From Caldwell Borough Council

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Council discussing the four-way stop intersection at Forest Avenue and Hatfield Street. Credits: Jason Moussab
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Borough Administrator Paul Carelli discusses certain matters with the council. Credits: Jason Moussab
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CALDWELL, NJ – Caldwell Police Chief James Bongiorno informed the borough council on Tuesday that he has increased daily surveillance at Forest Avenue and Hatfield Street—an intersection that had residents concerned at the previous council meeting.

“We also conducted a speed survey and stopped 27 people,” said Bongiorno. “Some were issued summons and other were let go with a warning.”

The council passed a resolution on this matter, stating that the borough administrator would seek the services of a traffic engineer to conduct a traffic study for the feasibility of a four-way stop at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Hatfield Street for an amount not to exceed $5,000.

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In other news, Councilman Kristian Brown announced that bulk pick up will happen in the borough beginning March 15 and will continue once a month on the third Wednesday of each month.

Brown also discussed the borough's Earth Day event, which is scheduled for April 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. between Borough Hall and the community center.

Councilman Thomas O’Donnell also reminded the council that on March 15, there will be a St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

“Doors open at 11:15 a.m., and corn beef and cabbage along with Irish soda bread will be served,” he said. “Tickets are $9 and for more information people should contact Maria Burak.”   

Council President John Cascarano told the council that the rabies clinic at the end of January was a huge success, with 60 people, dogs and cats inoculated.

During public comment, one resident asked the council if they can permanently mark the week of March 18 as Grover Cleveland Week in Caldwell. 

“I feel like Grover Cleveland is under represented, especially among our children,” the resident said.

Councilman Richard Hauser told the resident that there will be a Grover Cleveland event on March 19 at 3 p.m., in town. Council members also said that they don’t see a problem of putting resolution on the agenda for the upcoming meetings in honor of Cleveland’s Day. 

The next borough council meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 21. 

Editor's Note: A portion of this article related to shared services was removed due to an attribution mistake. 

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