FAIRFIELD, NJ — A bond ordinance providing an appropriation of $3 million for renovations to the police department building and related improvements to the municipal building was adopted during the mayor and council meeting on Monday. The ordinance also authorizes the issuance of $2.85 million in bonds or notes of the township for financing part of the appropriation.

Fairfield Mayor James Gasparini said that these renovations “are very much needed and overdue.”

In other news, Gasparini reported that the Division of Housing and Community Development awarded Fairfield $46,305 through the Community Development Block Grant Program to fund the Americans with Disabilities Act for curb cuts and sidewalks on the south side of Sand Road from approximately Glendale Lane to Victorian Lane.

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William Galese was reappointed as a Class 4 member of the planning board with term ending on Dec. 31, 2021.

The next mayor and council meeting will be held on Monday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.