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Council Meeting 6/24/2015


Last night Glen Rock Borough hall hosted its monthly public council meeting.

Glen Rock had 4 AED’s stolen from the sports fields between 5/7-5/10 2015. So far there is no update on who stole them per the council in the 6/22/2015 work session. Last night the Mayor and council honored Dr. Andrew Korinis,, Borough resident and Dentist from Bergen Smiles Dentistry, for donating 3 new AED’s to the town. The AED’s will be at:

Richard E. Byrd School
Alexander Hamilton School
Upper Faber field

A resident suggested to the council that an alarm should notify the GRPD when ever the AED is opened.
At this point the Mayor and the council updated the public about committee updates.

Councilwoman Amy Martin .. Nothing

Councilman Michael O’Hagan .. Thanked the GRPD, GRFD, GRVAC and the other teams that helped with the Fun Fair last week.

Councilman O’Hagan also talked about Hawthorne fire putting a training facility behind the Wagaraw baseball diamonds. GR has been asked to help make it a better facility. This training facility will Increase productivity of our Fire Department and Ambulance Corps.

Councilman Art Pazan .. The Glen Rock Library are still looking for kids and parents to ride on the library float .. Please contact Betsy Wald at [email protected]
We are having a Performance for the friends of the library ..on 7/7 Shakespeare’s Romeo
& Juliet. This will Benefit the Friends of the Library. Registration is needed. Click here for more info. 

Councilwoman Joan Orseck reported on Parks and Recreation.
The Shack Program started this week
The Thielkes Arboretum is continuing its Fundraiser drive .. for the potential Education Center building.

The Recreation Advisory board will meet on 7/14/2015

Councilman Carmine Nogara : no finance report

Resolution item:

The street repaving / resurfacing contract is $700,000
The repaving / resurfacing will begin on 8/27/2015

We will post the list of streets once we get it from the Borough.

Ordinances ..
17-20 17-21 to delay the public hearing to 7/29/2015

Today was the 17-22 (Chapters 230) first reading
— zoning for a s-2 age restricted housing district .. Sent by planning board
The public hearing will be at the 7/29/2015 public meeting.

The Planning board will meet 7/2/2015.

REMINDER: There is a public forum tonight at 7:30p to discuss the United Way House at 15 Bradford st.

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