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Sep 12

September 12, 2014

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 2:20 PM by Thomas Russo, Jr.

The next Council meeting is Monday, September 22nd at 7:00pm. Please remember: we will have training commencing at 6:00pm.

THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Morris Lake was 16 inches below the top of the spillway on 9.8.14.

Hope everyone enjoyed the Taste of Newton event! Great job by the GNCC, PD and DPW!

Lots of coverage in the NJ Herald thus far (and continuing on Sunday) on the tax-exempt properties issue.

We had pre-con meetings this week on the Fire Museum cistern and roof projects. Said projects are anticipated to commence in the next several weeks.

Please sign this pledge to support Newton Roller Hockey! They are 11th in the nation and need more votes! https://www.playpositive.com/pledge/takePledge/950

The Town received the hook-up fees for the Moose Lodge project. The hook-ups to both water and sewer were completed on Thursday.

Linda Roth has commenced her duties in Byram as their interim CTC. We wish her success during this 8-month project.

Routine business discussed this week at the Statewide Insurance meeting.

Some great commitments thus far on the Country Cool Festival: Thorlabs-$1,000; Lisa Fairclough-$1,000; Selective Insurance-$1,500; Vozza Agency-$1,000; JCP&L-$1,000; D&E-$500; D&H-$500. More to come!

Milling and paving will begin next Monday at 7:00 a.m. starting on Diller Avenue, Stuart Street, Townsend Street, and a portion of Cedar Street. Paving will begin on Tuesday. During the paving, roads will be closed for about a 1-2 hour period while the asphalt cools.

Work was completed on McGuire’s Alley to replace the concrete along the alleyway side.

Enjoy your weekend! Go Giants!

Yours for a Better Newton,
TSRJR