Monday, December 17, 2012
See what's going on at the last borough meeting of the year.
With its last meeting of the year, the Fair Haven governing body tonight will wrap up some 2012 business and look toward the New Year with the revelation of some new plans and recognitions. The agenda is full for the 7 p.m. meeting at Borough Hall. Here are some items of note: • The governing body is expected to pass a resolution supporting recommendations for the improvement of JCP&L’s emergency services, especially in light of response and communication problems with the utility company in the wake of Hurricane Sandy and last year’s Irene. A skeleton of the resolution, in the form of 10 top suggestions, was drafted by a contingent of Monmouth County mayors, including Mayor Ben Lucarelli, who met in Tinton Falls after Hurricane Sandy. …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The Fair Haven Council unanimously passed a resolution to allow Tavolo Pronto to have a Sidewalk Café permit.
Tavolo Pronto patrons will now be able to enjoy their coffee, sandwiches, salads, pizza, and dinners outdoors. On April 23, the Fair Haven Council unanimously agreed to approve a Sidewalk Café Permit for the restaurant. According to Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli the request for outdoor dining was looked into by the town’s zoning officer and an inspection was made prior to Monday's meeting. “We are looking to promote outdoor dining at all of our restaurants that are capable and have the area to do it,” said Lucarelli. Tavolo Pronto Owners Arturo and Patti Balderas were present at the Council meeting. Prior to the vote, Councilman Jerome A. Koch addressed the audience. “The privilege of having a sidewalk café comes with an obligation to keep it …
Monday, April 23, 2012
Meetings and events going on in Rumson and Fair Haven this week.
Government Meetings The Fair Haven Council will meet at Borough Hall on Monday, April 23 at 7 p.m. The Monday meeting’s agenda can be viewed by clicking here. The Fair Haven Planning board will be meeting this week on Thursday, April 26. The workshop is schuedled to begin at 7:15 p.m. More information can be found here. The Rumson Zoning Board will meet on Tuesday, April 24. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in Borough Hall’s Charles S. Callman Hall Courtroom. School Meetings The Rumson-Fair Haven High School Board of Education will be meeting this week on Tuesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the high school. More information can be found on the school’s website. The Rumson Board of Education will …
Friday, March 16, 2012
A resolution was passed at the March 12 Fair Haven Council meeting that opposed the closing of a Sandy Hook Science Laboratory.
The Fair Haven Council votes “No” to the closing of a local Science Laboratory. At the March 12 Fair Haven Council meeting the Council adopted a resolution that opposes the proposed closure of the James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook. The resolution that included a letter from the Little Silver Mayor, was read aloud by Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli. After the resolution was passed along with other consent agenda items, Council members voiced their opinions on the matter and compared it to Fort Monmouth. “The fact is that the people of the state of New Jersey helped fund the placement of that facility,” said Council President Jon Peters. “It is absolutely outrageous that the Federal Government is again going to leave our …
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Eric Jaeger was sworn in as the new Fair Haven Councilman at last night’s Council meeting.
All positions on the Fair Haven Council are now officially filled. At the March 12 Fair Haven Council meeting, present Fair Haven Council members unanimously agreed to bring Fair Haven resident, Eric Jaeger, aboard as the newest Fair Haven Councilman. Jaeger appointment filled the open Councilman position that resulted from Benjamin Lucarelli’s recent move to Mayor. Prior to the meeting, multiple candidates were interviewed to fill the open Council position. Without wasting any time, once Jaeger was sworn in, he took his new seat on the Fair Haven Council and served his first meeting of the year.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The speed limit on Kemp Avenue will be changed to 20 mph.
Cheers rang out in the Fair Haven Borough Hall Monday night after a resolution was passed to lower the speed limit on Kemp Avenue. Lowering the speed limit on Kemp Avenue was originally proposed by residents during a January Council meeting. During the January Council meeting, Cathy Goldin, a Kemp Avenue resident, presented a proposal to the Council and explained her and other resident concerns for the safety of traveling students. “Kemp has both Knollwood and Sickles students traveling on it,” said Goldin. “What Third Street is to Knollwood, Kemp is to Sickles.” At the Feb. 27 Council meeting Council members voted in favor of lowering the speed limit on Kemp Avenue from 25 mph to 20 mph. The Council's vote resulted in cheers from present…
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
The Feb. 27 Fair Haven Council Meeting marked Benjamin Lucarelli's first as Mayor.
A week after being named the new Mayor of Fair Haven, Benjamin Lucarelli took his new place at the bi-monthly Council meeting. Lucarelli was sworn into to office on Monday, Feb. 20, after a three hour executive session where potential candidates were discussed. After the executive session, Lucarelli was unanimously chosen to finish up former Mayor Michael Halfacre's term through Dec. 31, 2012. The next Fair Haven Council meeting will be on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. in the Borough of Fair Haven Building.