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Posted on: September 6, 2022

[ARCHIVED] What's on the Township Council Meeting Agenda for September 6

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Preview of September 6th Town Council Meeting Agenda 

by Council President Jeanne Kingsley 

Want to know what is being discussed by the Town Council at its next meeting?


The next Township Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 6th at 7:00PM in the Berkeley Room at the Municipal Complex, 29 Park Ave.   Members of Council, Mayor Devanney, and Administration staff will be participating in person for this meeting.   For this and all future meetings, members of the public who are not able to attend the meeting in person will be able to comment by email to or by writing letter to Township Clerk, 29 Park Ave, Berkeley Heights NJ 07922.  Comments must be received by the Township Clerk by 4:00 PM on the date of the meeting.   The meeting ID for attending the meeting via Zoom is (if you need to enter the meeting ID, it is: 357-574-7364); please note that residents will be able to watch the meeting via Zoom but to ask questions, must attend in person or send questions in writing ahead of time following the above-mentioned procedures.

The Council will have an Executive Session to discuss the following Attorney-Client Privilege matters:

  • Free Acres Municipal Services Agreement
  • FEMA Reimbursement

Members from the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Rescue Squad will discuss a proposed Private Ambulance Service Ordinance as a Conference discussion. 

During the regular agenda, the Council will vote on the following resolutions:

  • Approve Bill List dated September 6, 2022 in the amount of $545,307.81 for vouchers that have been properly approved for processing and payment.
  • Authorize a new Municipal Services Agreement with Free Acres Association effective January 1, 2022.
  • Award a professional services contract to David Shapiro for Tax Assessor inspections, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.
  •  Authorize the application to the Firefighters Charitable in the amount of up to $40,000 for turnout gear and personal protective equipment for the Berkeley Heights Volunteer Fire Department.
  • Authorize the application of the NJDEP for storm water management grant for water quality and quantity improvements, in the amount of up to $1 million for the "West Side Drainage Project." 
  • Authorize the application to the 2022 Union County History Grants program, in an amount of up to $6,000 for preservation and recognition projects at certain historic places in Berkeley Heights.

The Council will introduce an ordinance to update sick day payment regulations.  The proposed changes are necessary for the township to be in full compliance with the 2007 and 2010 laws regarding sick leave payouts. The public hearing and final adoption is scheduled for September 20,2022. 

 Click here to view the complete Council agenda.






Click here to view the complete Council agenda.

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