|Highlights of May 24th 2016 Raritan Borough Council Meeting|
The meeting was broadcast on "Cablevision-Optimum" Channel 15. |
and "Verizon FIOS" Channel 37.
Councilman Giraldi, Councilman Sibilia, and Councilwoman Danyluk were absent.
It was a short meeting - just 26 minutes.
|Click to watch full meeting 26:40|
|Last week 3rd Graders at JFK School took a class trip to the
Raritan Municipal Building to meet with the mayor and Police Department.
Mayor McMullin gave an overview of this trip. He said that the 160 kids were energetic, yet polite.
He showed them a slideshow and had a robust question-and-answer-session with them.
The mayor thanked the teachers, police officers, and others who made it a successful trip.
Mayor McMullin summed it up saying "A good time was had by all." and "they were terrific kids."
Click for video - 3:53
|Other Meeting Highlights Include:|
Eric Colvin was hired as the new Borough Clerk at an annual salary of $60,863.
Public Works is implementing a new "Work Order Program".
Any department that wants work done should fill out a "Work Order Request" and
then email it to the Public Works Superintendent Dan Laverde.
The Historical Committee looked over the Anderson Street Firehouse and concluded that it would
be a good place for a museum. (At this time the museum is only a "possibility".)
The Raritan Public Library is having a book sale on Saturday, June 18th 10 AM - 2:30 PM.
The library welcomes donations of DVDs and CDs for this, but they do not need any books.
Councilman Foohey reported that the Fire Chief and a few firemen attended a Fire Expo in Harrisburg, PA.
There the chief and crew checked out the latest stuff in fire-fighting equipment and learned quite a bit.
Click for Councilman Foohey's full report on Fire Expo, Historical Committee, and Library- 4:18
There were no comments from the public.
|A Purchase Order was approved (Vote 3-0)|
$4,017 to "Screen Styles" of Manville for uniforms and equipment for Raritan Recreation.
It is for jerseys (with artwork and logo), pants, socks, hats, and softballs.