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2017 Introduced Ordinances
Ordinance Number
Description
Date of Public Hearing
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 11-1, TITLED "HAWKERS AND PEDDLERS", OF CHAPTER XI OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AND REPLACING WITH A NEW SECTION 11-1, TITLED "PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND CANVASSERS. Introduced: 10/5/17

Public Hearing and Adoption: 10/19/17
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING SECTION 6-10, TITLED "DO NOT KNOCK LIST", OF CHAPTER VI OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AND REPLACING WITH A NEW SECTION 6-10 TITLED "DO NOT KNOCK/DROP OFF LIST. Introduced: 10/5/17

Public Hearing and Adoption: 10/19/17
AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A DEED OF ROAD DEDICATION FOR A PORTION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1293 JOHNSTON DRIVE AND KNOWN ON THE TAX MAPS OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AS BLOCK 7403, LOT 15 TO THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG.


Introduced: 10/5/17

Public Hearing and Adoption: 10/19/17

 

2017 Adopted Ordinances
Ordinance Number
Description
Date Adopted
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AMENDING SECTION 28-706G.3 OF THE Rll:VISED GENER.Al, ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG TO TRANSFER THE REVIEW OF COMMERCIAL OR NONRESIDENTIAL SIGNS WITHIN THE "VILLAGE CENTER HISTORICA,L OVERLAY ZONE" FROM THE VILLAGE CENTER  HISTORIC  PRESERVATION  COMMISSION TO THE ZONING OFFICER 10/5/17
ORD 17/09 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG CH 5-12.76 ET SEQ., THEREOF, AND TO FIX AND DETERMINE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SALARIES AND COMPENSATION TO BE PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES. 8/17/17
ORD 17/08 BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE 2017 ROAD RESURFACING PROGRAM IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $240,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION OF NOTES IN ANTICIPATION THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS. 6/22/17
ORD 17/07 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AMENDING SECTION 2-43, TITLED "HISTORICAL COMMITTEE" , OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, SUBSECTIONS 2-43.1 TITLED  "ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMITTEE; MEMBERS; APPOINTMENTS" , 2-43.2 TITLED "TERMS OF OFFICE" AND 2-43.3 TITLED "ORGANIZATION" TO ADD TWO (2) ALTERNATE MEMBERS, ALTERNATE NO. 1 AND ALTERNATE NO. 2, AND TO DESCRIBE THE ALTERNATES' AUTHORIZATION 5/4/17
ORD 17/06 CALENDAR YEAR 2017 ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK
WHEN THE COLA IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN 2.5 PERCENT (N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.14)
4/6/17
Ord 17/05 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AUTHORIZING  THE GRANTING OF A LONG TERM TAX EXEMPTION AND
THE EXECUTION OF A FINANCIAL AGREEMENT WITH EAST DRIVE URBAN RENEWAL ASSOCIATES, L.P. PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:20-1 ET.SEQ.
Tabled
Ord 17/04 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A "REDEVELOPMENT PLAN" FOR A NON-CONDEMNATION AREA IN NEED OF REDEVELOPMENT CONSISTING OF LOT 6.01 IN BLOCK 57.01 AS SHOWN ON THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG TAX MAP IN ACCORDANCE WITH N.J.S.A. 40A:l2A-7 Tabled
ORD 17/03 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 28-800 TITLED "DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION REVIEW PROCEDURES AND CHECKLISTS" OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG TO ADD A NEW SECTION 28-808 SPECIFYING THE REQUIRED FORMAT FOR DIGITAL SUBMISSION OF LAND DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS TO ESTABLISH AND/OR MAINTAIN A DIGITAL TAX MAP AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM BASED PARCEL LAYER 3/16/17
ORD 17/02 BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE MAKING OF VARIOUS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF A NEW AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE, INCLUDING ORIGINAL APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT, IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $745,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO APPROPRIATE A STATE GRANT, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS. 2/16/17
REFUNDING BOND ORDINANCE  PROVIDING  FOR  THE  REFUNDING  OF $9,499,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF OUTSTANDING BONDS OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING A SUM NOT EXCEEDING $9,800,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF AND  AUTHORIZING  THE  ISSUANCE  OF  NOT  EXCEEDING $9,800,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF REFUNDING BONDS OF SAID BOROUGH TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION.
2/2/17



2016 Adopted Ordinances
Ordinance Number
Description
Date Adopted
BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIE THE 2015 ROAD RESURFACING PROGRAM TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $1,150,000.00
1/1/16
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, CHAPTER IX, ENTITLED 'ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL," SPECIFICALLY SECTION 9-3.7 THEREOF, ENTITLED "LICENSE FEES; MAXIMUM NUMBER' AS HERETOFORE SUPPLEMENTED AND AMENDED"
2/4/16
ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK WHEN THE COLA IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN 2.5 PERCENT (N.J.S.A. 40a:4-45.14)
4/7/16
ORD 16/04 BOND ORDINANCE AND SUMMARY 4/21/16
AN ORDINANCE TO DETERMINE MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM SALARIES AND COMPENSATION TO BE PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES
6/2/16
ORD 16/06 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, COUNTY OF SOMERSET, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO EXTEND THE "QU" QUARRY ZONE AND TO MAKE ASSOCIATED AMMENDMENTS TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE 7/21/16
ORD 16/07 “BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE MAKING OF VARIOUS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF NEW ADDI¬TIONAL OR REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY AND A NEW AUTOMOTIVE VEHICLE AND A NEW FIRE TRUCK (PARTIAL FUNDING), INCLUDING ORIGINAL APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT, IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $540,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS.” 6/16/16
ORD 16/08 “BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE UNDERTAKING OF VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO PHILLIPS FIELD IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $27,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS.”  6/16/16
ORD 16/09 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A DEED OF ROAD DEDICATION FOR A PORTION OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 183 WASHINGTON ROCK ROAD AND KNOWN ON THE TAX MAPS OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AS BLOCK 10.02, LOT 6 TO THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 8/18/16
ORD 16/10

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE PARTIAL FUNDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A FIRE TRUCK FOR THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, IN THE COUNTY OF SOMERSET, NEW JERSEY AND APPROPRIATING $44,000.00 THEREFOR FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND

9/15/16
ORD 16/11 AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A SIDEWALK EASEMENT FOR A PORTION OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT BLOCK 2401, LOTS 3.01 AND 3.02 ON THE TA.X MAP OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 210 MOUNTAIN BOULEVARD 10/06/16
ORD 16/12 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING OR:15/ 13, AND ADOPTING  AN ORDINANCE  AMENDING CHAPTER X , TITLED "ANIMAL CONTROL", ARTICLE I , TITLED  "DOGS",  TO  ADD  A  NEW SECTION  10-19 , TITLED "TETHERING OF DOGS", OF THE REVISED  GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 10/20/16
ORD 16/13 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER  XVI , TITLED "PUBLIC PROPERTY AND RECREATION AREAS", OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION G   TO SECTION   16-1 . 15 ,   TITLED    "RECREATIONAL USE  PROH IBITIONS  AND  LIMITATIONS"  TO   ALLOW   FISHING AT BEST  LAKE  AND  REQUIRING  THAT THE  FISH  BE  RETURNED  TO BEST LAKE UNHARMED 10/20/16
ORD 16/14 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER VI, TITLED “POLICE REGULATIONS” OF THE REVISED GENEREAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, TO ADD A NEW SECTION 6-14, TITLED “PET MILLS PROHIBITED” 11/28/16
ORD 16/15 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AMENDING CHAPTER VI, TITLED “POLICE REGULATIONS”, TO ADD A NEW SECTION 6-13, TITLED “SALE OF CRIB BUMPER PADS PROHIBITED” WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE BOROUGH. 12/15/16
ORD 16/16 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XI, TITLED “GENERAL LICENSING”, SECTION 11-1, TITLED “HAWKERS AND PEDDLERS”, SUBSECTION 11-1.10, TITLED “EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF PERMITS” OF THE REVISED GENEREAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, TO INCREASE THE RENEWAL FEE TO $110.00 12/15/16
ORD 16/17 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AMENDING CHAPTER IV, TITLED “FIRE DEPARTMENT”, TO ADD A NEW SECTION 4-8, TITLED “STIPEND PLAN” OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 12/15/16


2015 Adopted Ordinances
Ordinance Number
Description
Date Adopted
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CLERK TO SIGN A MUTUAL POLICE AID AGREEMENT
2/19/15
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, CHAPTER IX, ENTITLED "ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL", SPECIFICALLY SECTION 9-3.7 THEREOF, ENTITLED 'LICENSE FEES; MAXIMUM NUMBER' AS HERETOFORE SUPPLEMENTED AND AMENDED.
3/19/15
BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE 2015 ROAD RESURFACING PROGRAM
4/2/15
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XIV, TITLED "PROPERTY MAINTENANCE" OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH TO ADD ARTICLE IX, TITLED"REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PROPERTIES PENDING FORECLOSURE."
4/2/15
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XIV, TITLED "PROPERTY MAINTENANCE" OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH TO ADD ARTICLE X, TITLED "VACANT PROPERTIES" ESTABLISHING REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS, REGISTRATION FEES, INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR VACANT OR ABANDONED STRUCTURES.
4/2/15
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XXVIII, ARTICLE 28-100, TITLED “TITLE AND PURPOSE”, SECTION 28-106, TITLED “PROHIBITED USES”, OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION F PROHIBITING UNREGULATED PIPELINES IN ANY ZONE.
5/21/15
AN ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK WHEN THE COLA IS EQUAL TO OR LESS THAN 2.5 PERCENT.
7/9/15
ORD: 15/08 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG CH 5*12.76 ET SEQ., THEREOF, "PERSONNEL POLICY," AND TO FIX AND TO BE PAID TO CERTAIN EMPLOYEES."
9/3/15
ORD: 15/09 AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SECTION 11-9, TITLED "RIGHTS-OF-WAY USE LICENSES", IN CHAPTER XI, TITLED "GENERAL LICENSING", OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINACES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG AND CONSENTING TO LIGHTTOWER'S USE OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY
9/3/15
ORD: 15/10 BOND ASSESSMENT ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE INSTALLATION OF GRANITE BLOCK CURBING AT KNOLLWOOD DRIVE AND AT DEER RUN Tabled/Not Adopted
ORD: 15/11 BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE MAKING OF VARIOUS PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF NEW ADDITIONAL OR REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT 11/5/2015
ORD: 15/12 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER XI, TITLED "GENERAL LICENSING", TO CREATE A NEW SECTION 11-9, TITLED "PREVIOUS METALS AND OTHER SECONDHAND GOODS" OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 11/23/15
ORD: 15/13 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER X, TITLED "ANIMAL CONTROL", ARTICLE I, TITLED "DOGS", TO ADD A NEW SECTION 10-19, TITLED "TETHERING OF DOGS", OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 11/23/15
ORD: 15/14 AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING SECTION 18-11, TITLED "GREASE TRAPS", OF THE REVISED GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG 12/17/15
ORD: 15/15 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WATCHUNG, CHAPTER XI, ENTITLED GENERAL LICENSING BY INCREASING CERTAIN FEES 12/17/15