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North Caldwell Borough Council Shares December Reports for Police, Fire, Recycling & More

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — Although the North Caldwell Borough Council said the month of December is typically a slow time of the year, each borough department proved to have significant activity as members of the council issued their monthly reports for the month at Tuesday’s council meeting.

Councilman John Chiaia, liaison to the Public Safety department, reported that the North Caldwell Police Department had approximately 100 fewer calls in the month of December with only 870 calls. He also said that the department issued only 127 tickets for the month of December and recorded a total of 142 hours in police overtime with 128 within the department.

In the detective bureau, only four juvenile cases were investigated in the school system during the month of December, he said.

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Chiaia also expressed his satisfaction regarding the work done at Walker’s Pond.

“I have to comment that I feel so much pride and happiness jogging down Mountain Avenue and looking at Walker’s Pond,” he said. “It’s just great to see the waterfall again and people are calling me to tell me.”

The Public Works Department in North Caldwell also had a busy month, taking in a total of 31 construction permits.

“We have had quite a bit of construction in 2016,” said council president Cynthia Santomauro. “We took in $180,772 in construction permits.”

It was also a busy year for recycling, according to the council, with the borough recycling more than 976.9 tons of paper and commingled.

Animal control received only two calls for loose dogs, which were safely returned to their owners.

Councilman Joshua Raymond reported that the recreation department in North Caldwell has had many residents sign up for the various programs in town. In December, 400 students in grades kindergarten to eighth participated in the recreational basketball program.

The ski program is also gaining popularity with 88 members, he said.

The next borough council meeting will be held on Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

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