Highlights of February 28th 2017 Raritan Borough Council Meeting
Meeting was broadcast on "Cablevision-Optimum" Channel 15 & "Verizon FIOS" Channel 37
All council people were present.
Two local Girl Scouts were acknowledged.
Kelly Elizabeth Gabbett and Cassandra Elyse Mountney
had been awarded The Girl Scout Gold Award.
That award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouts.
It is awarded to high school girls who have challenged themselves in many
ways, including using a seven-step project to solve a community problem.
Other Meeting Highlights Include:

It was reported that the demolition of the Washington School was going out for bids.
The asbestos has already been removed.
It is hoped that the demolition can start by the end of April and be completed by July.

Councilman McGinley said that the sports committee was having discussions with
Bridgewater Recreation for them to take over (and add) many sports for Raritan.
(Raritan would still run its own Baseball and Softball.)
Bridgewater is putting together a proposal for Raritan.
Sports such as soccer, lacrosse, golf, swimming and horseback riding
which are currently not part of Raritan Recreation would be available for Raritan kids.

Linda Schulte of Raritan was hired as Recreation Director at an annual salary of $15,000.
Kevin Stianchi of Hillsborough was hired as Assistant Recreation Director at an annual salary of $12,000.
Michael Mulcahy was hired as Property Maintenance Code Official at an annual salary of $52,000.