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-NOTICE-

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE 
CONTROL
PLACE TO PLACE TRANSFER 

Take notice that application has been made to Mullica Township, 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ to transfer Tower Liquors, LLC, trading as No. 79 Bar & Restaurant, for premises located at “in-pocket” to premises located at 4423 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ. 

The person(s) who will hold an interest in this license is: Wanda Switonska

Objections, if any, should be made immediately in writing to:  Kimberly Johnson, Mullica Township Clerk at 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ 08217; or kjohnson@mullicatownship.org

Wanda Switonska
Tower Liquors, LLC 
Pub. Date: Sept. 15 & 22, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $9.30

 

NOTICE OF DECISION

Township of Mullica

TAKE NOTICE that on September 1, 2021 the Planning Board of Mullica Township adopted Resolution #15-2021 granting approval for a variance for Block 5904 Lot 11.01.   Resolution #15-2021 of the Board with respect to the decision is available at the Township Clerk’s Office in the Mullica Township Municipal Building.  

Kimberly Johnson
Planning Bd. Secretary
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $5.89

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
ORDINANCE NO. 16- 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF UNIMPROVED LANDS DESIGNATED BLOCK 10817, LOTS 14 & 16, ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, BY THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY

NOTICE OF PENDING 
ORDINANCE

The ordinance published herewith was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey, held August 31, 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Township Committee to be held in the Municipal Building in said Township on September 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and during the week prior to and including the date of such meeting, copies of said ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s Office in said Municipal Building to the members of the general public who shall request same.  

    BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE, of the Township of Mullica, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey as follows:

    SECTION I.  The Township has been notified by the current owner of Block 10817, Lots 14 & 16; of the desire to donate said properties of unimproved ground to the Township of Mullica.
 
SECTION II. When the acceptance of the donation serves a public purpose and provides a financial benefit to the Township and its taxpayers, the local lands and buildings law, NJSA 40A:12-1, et seq., authorizes the Township to accept such properties by ordinance.

    SECTION III.  The Township Committee has determined that it is in the public interest to accept the property and directs the Solicitor to prepare deeds conveying the above mentioned parcel from, Mary Kirby-Diaz, 12 Stephens Court, Hauppauge, NY 11788, individually to the Township of Mullica.

    SECTION IV.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances or any resolution of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica inconsistent herewith is repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

    SECTION V.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption and publication according to law.

First Reading: August 31, 2021  
Adopted: September 28, 2021 

Kimberly Johnson
Township Clerk
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $26.97

 


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
ORDINANCE NO. 17- 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF UNIMPROVED LANDS DESIGNATED BLOCK 11305, LOT 4, ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, BY THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY

NOTICE OF PENDING 
ORDINANCE

The ordinance published herewith was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey, held August 31, 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Township Committee to be held in the Municipal Building in said Township on September 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and during the week prior to and including the date of such meeting, copies of said ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s Office in said Municipal Building to the members of the general public who shall request same.  

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE, of the Township of Mullica, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey as follows:

SECTION I.  The Township has been notified by the current owner of Block 11305, Lot 4; of the desire to donate said properties of unimproved ground to the Township of Mullica.
 
SECTION II. When the acceptance of the donation serves a public purpose and provides a financial benefit to the Township and its taxpayers, the local lands and buildings law, NJSA 40A:12-1, et seq., authorizes the Township to accept such properties by ordinance.

SECTION III.  The Township Committee has determined that it is in the public interest to accept the property and directs the Solicitor to prepare deeds conveying the above mentioned parcels from, Block 11305, Lot 4; Jopseh M. Rimmer, 350 Demott Lane, Apt. #112, Somerset, NJ 08873 and Block 10817, Lot 17, Mary Kirby-Diaz, 12 Stephens Court, Hauppauge, NY 11788, individually to the Township of Mullica.

SECTION IV.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances or any resolution of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica inconsistent herewith is repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

SECTION V.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption and publication according to law.

First Reading:August 31, 2021  
Adopted:    September 28, 2021 

Kimberly Johnson
Township Clerk
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $26.97

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
4528 WHITE HORSE PIKE
ELWOOD, NJ

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF LAND


The Township of Mullica will hold a public sale of Township-owned land on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Municipal Building, 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ.

Sales will be made to the highest bidder, subject to the Township of Mullica reserving the right to reject any and all bids.  Formal confirmation of acceptance or rejection of bids will be made no later than the second regular meeting of the Township of Mullica Committee following the date of the sale.  All sales shall be secured by a 10% deposit of the accepted bid price, either in cash or certified check at the close of bidding.  The balance of the purchase price shall be paid either in cash or by certified check and shall be due no later than 10:00 a.m. sixty (60) days following formal confirmation of acceptance of the bid by the Township Committee.  All sales shall be considered final and the purchaser shall accept the real property and improvements, if any, AS IS.   The deed prepared by the Township of Mullica shall not be tendered until the full purchase price is paid.

Title shall be conveyed by and through a Quit Claim Deed and shall convey only the right, title and interest of the Township of Mullica to the land as described herein without any warranties as to the quality of the title.  No warranties and covenants are or shall be made by the Township of Mullica and in no event shall there be any liability on the part of the Township by reason thereof.  The right, title and interest of the successful bidder as purchaser shall be subject to the following condition, covenants, restrictions, easements and exceptions which shall run with the land and shall also become part of the Deed granted to the purchaser for recording:

1. Easements of utility companies and of governmental agencies or bodies.
2. Any encroachments, prescriptions, easements or other state of facts pertaining to said lands surrounding said land and any restrictions and covenants of record.
3. Any restrictions or covenants of record.
4. All existing federal, state, county and municipal laws, statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations including by way of description and not by limitation, existing zoning, health and Planning Board rules and regulations.
5. No representation of any kind is made that the land in question, surface as well as subterranean portions, is suitable or adaptable for any particular use whatsoever and no development rights are implied from the sale of said land.
6. No representation of any kind is made concerning gas or electric service to the land.
7. Surveys and title searches are the responsibility of the purchaser.
8. The purchase price does not necessarily reflect the market value.
9. Tax assessment will become effective the first of the month after the effective date of the deed.
10. The terms and conditions of sale as set forth above and stated at the time of sale shall survive settlement and become part of the deed of conveyance.
 
11. All adjacent property owners of undersized vacant lots must be given the right of prior refusal before the lots can be sold at public auction.  If an adjacent property owner purchases an undersized lot, it will be removed from the list of sale of properties on the date of the sale.  Note that if you acquire this parcel as an adjacent property owner, it is being sold with the promise that you consolidate this with your contiguous parcel. *
12. As a condition, the property being sold by the Township of Mullica and shall be deed restricted against any development whatsoever and shall be utilized solely and exclusively as open space for conservation purposes, or for agricultural, forestry or low intensity recreational use.  The deed restriction shall run with the land and be binding upon the grantee and all of the grantee’s heirs or successors.* 
 
In addition to the purchase price, purchaser shall pay to the Township of Mullica an additional sum of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) to cover advertising, legal and recording fees and administrative costs.  The Township reserves the right to withdraw any property from the sale list set forth herein prior to commencement of the sale.

Below is a description of the property being offered for sale.  The minimum acceptable bid for the parcel shall be as set forth below.    
                                                                MINIMUM
BLOCK    LOT(S)    LOT SIZE        LOCATION               ZONING         BID

*9602    7    10 acres (undersized)    1330 Hanover Avenue            FAR     $5,000.00


BY ORDER OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC.

KIMBERLY JOHNSON, R.M.C.
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8 & 15, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $67.89

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
4528 WHITE HORSE PIKE
ELWOOD, NJ

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF LAND


The Township of Mullica will hold a public sale of Township-owned land on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Municipal Building, 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood, NJ.

Sales will be made to the highest bidder, subject to the Township of Mullica reserving the right to reject any and all bids.  Formal confirmation of acceptance or rejection of bids will be made no later than the second regular meeting of the Township of Mullica Committee following the date of the sale.  All sales shall be secured by a 10% deposit of the accepted bid price, either in cash or certified check at the close of bidding.  The balance of the purchase price shall be paid either in cash or by certified check and shall be due no later than 10:00 a.m. sixty (60) days following formal confirmation of acceptance of the bid by the Township Committee.  All sales shall be considered final and the purchaser shall accept the real property and improvements, if any, AS IS.   The deed prepared by the Township of Mullica shall not be tendered until the full purchase price is paid.

Title shall be conveyed by and through a Quit Claim Deed and shall convey only the right, title and interest of the Township of Mullica to the land as described herein without any warranties as to the quality of the title.  No warranties and covenants are or shall be made by the Township of Mullica and in no event shall there be any liability on the part of the Township by reason thereof.  The right, title and interest of the successful bidder as purchaser shall be subject to the following condition, covenants, restrictions, easements and exceptions which shall run with the land and shall also become part of the Deed granted to the purchaser for recording:

1. Easements of utility companies and of governmental agencies or bodies.
2. Any encroachments, prescriptions, easements or other state of facts pertaining to said lands surrounding said land and any restrictions and covenants of record.
3. Any restrictions or covenants of record.
4. All existing federal, state, county and municipal laws, statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations including by way of description and not by limitation, existing zoning, health and Planning Board rules and regulations.
5. No representation of any kind is made that the land in question, surface as well as subterranean portions, is suitable or adaptable for any particular use whatsoever and no development rights are implied from the sale of said land.
6. No representation of any kind is made concerning gas or electric service to the land.
7. Surveys and title searches are the responsibility of the purchaser.
8. The purchase price does not necessarily reflect the market value.
9. Tax assessment will become effective the first of the month after the effective date of the deed.
10. The terms and conditions of sale as set forth above and stated at the time of sale shall survive settlement and become part of the deed of conveyance.
 
11. All adjacent property owners of undersized vacant lots must be given the right of prior refusal before the lots can be sold at public auction.  If an adjacent property owner purchases an undersized lot, it will be removed from the list of sale of properties on the date of the sale.  Note that if you acquire this parcel as an adjacent property owner, it is being sold with the promise that you consolidate this with your contiguous parcel. *
 
In addition to the purchase price, purchaser shall pay to the Township of Mullica an additional sum of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) to cover advertising, legal and recording fees and administrative costs.  The Township reserves the right to withdraw any property from the sale list set forth herein prior to commencement of the sale.

Below is a description of the property being offered for sale.  The minimum acceptable bid for the parcel shall be as set forth below.    
                                                                                     MINIMUM
BLOCK    LOT(S)    LOT SIZE        LOCATION              ZONING           BID

*11211     3    2.41 acers (undersized)     125 Fourth Avenue           FAR          $2,400.00
*11212     1    1.68 acres (undersized)    141 Columbia Road           FAR      $840.00 *11212      2    9.66 acres (undersized)    135 Fourth Avenue           FAR          $4,830.00
*11213     3    4.83 acres (undersized)    231 Fourth Avenue           FAR      $4,830.00    

BY ORDER OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC.

KIMBERLY JOHNSON, R.M.C.
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8 & 15, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $65.10

TOWN OF HAMMONTON
LEGAL NOTICE
Sale of Town Owned Property

The public sale of Lot 18 and Block 3606 owned by the Town of Hammonton shall take place on Monday, September 27, 2021, at 10:00 AM on the 3rd Floor of the municipal building located at 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037.  Bids shall be received by the Town Clerk at a minimum bid amount of $65,000.00.

1.)The minimum bid for the lot is set forth above.  No bid less than the minimum Amount set forth will be considered.  A deposit by certified check, bank check or money order made payable to the Town of Hammonton in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the bid must be paid by the successful bidder at the time of the sale.  The balance of the bid amount shall be paid by certified check, bank check or money order made payable to the Town of Hammonton at closing which shall occur not later than forty-five (45) days following acceptance of the bid by Town Council.  The Clerk may by announcement made at the time and place scheduled for the public sale adjourn the sale to another date and time and such announcement shall be deemed adequate notice to all interest parties.   

2.)Any person bidding on behalf of a corporation or company must submit a copy of a Resolution of the corporation or company authorizing the bidder to bid on the property on behalf of the corporation or company.  A person bidding on behalf of a partnership or using a trade name must submit a copy of the certificate of trade name and a letter of authorization from the other partners, if any.  

3.) All bids shall be referred to Town Council for review and final approval pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13 and the Town reserves the right to accept the highest bid or to reject any and all bids for any property.  The deposits with respect to any unsuccessful bid and any rejected bid shall be returned.  

4.) The successful bidder shall be responsible for the cost of preparation of the deed of conveyance and any related documents for the transfer of title, not to exceed $250.00.  The costs of preparation of the deed of conveyance and related documents for the transfer of title must be paid by certified check, bank check or money order made payable to the Town of Hammonton and provided to the Town of Hammonton within ten (10) days of the date of sale.  The successful bidder shall be responsible for the recording of the deed and for the cost of such recording.
 
5.) A bargain and sale deed without covenants shall be delivered at the office of the Town Clerk on or before forty-five (45) days after Council approval of the sale.  The Mayor and Town Clerk are hereby authorized to execute said deed and other conveyance documents and the Town Attorney is authorized to prepare such deed and documents. 
 
6.) In addition to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the successful bidder agrees to the imposition of the following conditions by the Town:

(a) In the event that the successful bidder fails to close title, the bidder agrees to forfeit to the Town any and all monies deposited with the Town.

(b) The Town does not warrant or certify title to the property and in no event shall the Town be liable for any damages to the successful bidder if title is found defective or marketable for any reason, and the bidder waives any and all rights and damages or by way of liens against the Town, the sole remedy of the bidder being the right to receive a refund prior to closing of title of the deposit paid.  It is the right of the successful bidder to examine title prior to closing.  In the event of closing and a later finding of a defect of title, the Town shall not be required to refund any money or correct any defect in title and shall not be held liable for damages.  Acceptance of an offer to purchase shall constitute a binding agreement by the bidder and the successful bidder shall be deemed obligated to comply with the terms and conditions contained herein.  

(c) The deed of conveyance shall be subject to all matters of record which may affect title, what an accurate survey would reveal, the Ordinances of the Town of Hammonton, and the reservation of an easement for all natural constructive drainage systems, swales, pipes, drains, inlets, waterways and other easements, if any, on the land and a continued right of maintenance and flow thereof.  The Town shall be without obligation to provide access, public or private, or to provide any improvements.

(d) The deed will also contain a covenant that neither the purchaser nor any future owner or potential developer of the lot may ever in any manner, directly or indirectly, assert a claim against the Town of Hammonton based upon the inability to develop or use the lot including, but not limited to, a claim for inverse condemnation or damages of any kind.

(e) The Town makes no warranties whatsoever regarding said lands and assumes no responsibility for environmental conditions, known or unknown, regarding said lands.  The bidder shall be responsible for the exercise of due diligence in determining the condition of the land, including but not limited to, the determination of any title conditions, environmental conditions, zoning and development restrictions and any other condition or restriction that might impact the use of the land.  

Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk
Pub. Date: September 8 & 15, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $52.39


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE 10-2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT AND AMENDING CHAPTER 34, PERSONNEL POLICIES, SECTION 34-4 OFFICERS & EMPLOYEES, DUTIES TO INCLUDE A TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT, OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $11.16


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE 11-2021

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNMENT, CREATING THE OFFICE OF TOWNSHIP BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR, PRESCRIBING THE DUTIES THEREOF.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $10.54


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE 12-2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 19, ENTITLED FIRE DEPARTMENT, OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, 
COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $9.61


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE  13-2021

AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED “AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SALARY ORDINANCES NO. 02-2021 OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, FOR THE YEAR 2021, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY”

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $9.92

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE  14-2021

AN ORDINANCE CREATING APPENDIX A263, OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, GRANTING FRANCHISE RIGHTS TO NEW JERSEY - AMERICAN WATER TO FURNISH POTABLE WATER AND WASTEWATER CONVEYANCE IN A PORTION OF MULLICA TOWNSHIP NEW JERSEY AND GRANTING MUNICIPAL CONSENT TO USE TOWNSHIP RIGHT-OF-WAY TO PROVIDE SAID SERVICES.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $11.78

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA 
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
ORDINANCE  15-2021

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY ESTABLISHING A SINGLE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT WITH THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON; REPEALING AND AMENDING CHAPTER 7 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA; AND APPROVING A JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT WITH THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ABOVE ENTITLED ORDINANCE WAS REGULARLY, DULY AND FINALLY PASSED AT A MEETING OF THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, HELD ON THE 31st DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2021.  THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AFTER ITS FINAL PUBLICATION ACCORDING TO LAW.  

DATE:  AUGUST 31, 2021 

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $12.71


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
ORDINANCE NO. 16- 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF UNIMPROVED LANDS DESIGNATED BLOCK 10817, LOTS 14 & 16, ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, BY THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY

NOTICE OF PENDING 
ORDINANCE

The ordinance published herewith was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey, held August 31, 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Township Committee to be held in the Municipal Building in said Township on September 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and during the week prior to and including the date of such meeting, copies of said ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s Office in said Municipal Building to the members of the general public who shall request same.  

    BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE, of the Township of Mullica, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey as follows:

    SECTION I.  The Township has been notified by the current owner of Block 10817, Lots 14 & 16; of the desire to donate said properties of unimproved ground to the Township of Mullica.
 
SECTION II. When the acceptance of the donation serves a public purpose and provides a financial benefit to the Township and its taxpayers, the local lands and buildings law, NJSA 40A:12-1, et seq., authorizes the Township to accept such properties by ordinance.

    SECTION III.  The Township Committee has determined that it is in the public interest to accept the property and directs the Solicitor to prepare deeds conveying the above mentioned parcel from, Mary Kirby-Diaz, 12 Stephens Court, Hauppauge, NY 11788, individually to the Township of Mullica.

    SECTION IV.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances or any resolution of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica inconsistent herewith is repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

    SECTION V.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption and publication according to law.

First Reading: August 31, 2021  
Adopted: September 28, 2021 

Kimberly Johnson
Township Clerk
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $26.97

 


TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA
ORDINANCE NO. 17- 2021

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF UNIMPROVED LANDS DESIGNATED BLOCK 11305, LOT 4, ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, BY THE TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY

NOTICE OF PENDING 
ORDINANCE

The ordinance published herewith was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey, held August 31, 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Township Committee to be held in the Municipal Building in said Township on September 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. and during the week prior to and including the date of such meeting, copies of said ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s Office in said Municipal Building to the members of the general public who shall request same.  

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE, of the Township of Mullica, County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey as follows:

SECTION I.  The Township has been notified by the current owner of Block 11305, Lot 4; of the desire to donate said properties of unimproved ground to the Township of Mullica.
 
SECTION II. When the acceptance of the donation serves a public purpose and provides a financial benefit to the Township and its taxpayers, the local lands and buildings law, NJSA 40A:12-1, et seq., authorizes the Township to accept such properties by ordinance.

SECTION III.  The Township Committee has determined that it is in the public interest to accept the property and directs the Solicitor to prepare deeds conveying the above mentioned parcels from, Block 11305, Lot 4; Jopseh M. Rimmer, 350 Demott Lane, Apt. #112, Somerset, NJ 08873 and Block 10817, Lot 17, Mary Kirby-Diaz, 12 Stephens Court, Hauppauge, NY 11788, individually to the Township of Mullica.

SECTION IV.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances or any resolution of the Township Committee of the Township of Mullica inconsistent herewith is repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

SECTION V.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after final adoption and publication according to law.

First Reading:August 31, 2021  
Adopted:    September 28, 2021 

Kimberly Johnson
Township Clerk
Pub. Date: September 8, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $26.97

REQUEST FOR BIDS
SALE OF TINY HOUSE ON WHEELS

The Hammonton Board of Education, Hammonton, New Jersey is soliciting bids for the sale of Tiny House On Wheels pursuant to N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-45.
All necessary bid specification and bid forms may be secured upon written request to:

Barbara Prettyman
School Business Administrator/Board Secretary/
Purchasing Agent
566 Old Forks Rd, 
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Email: bprettyman@
hammontonps.org
   
The bids must be in a sealed envelope and must have the following information:

Title: Sale of Tiny House On Wheels
Name and Address of Bidder

And be delivered to the Business Office of the Hammonton Township Board of Education or before:
   
Date: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Time:  3:00 p.m.

The bid opening process will begin on the above date and time outside in the parking lot in front of the Hammonton Board of Education, Business Office, 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037. No bids shall be received after the date and time designated in the advertisement. (N.J.S.A. 18A:18A-21(b)). A minimum bid of $30,000.00 has been established.  Proceeds will benefit student activities.

In addition to other requirements of the bid specifications, a Non-Collusion Affidavit must be filed with the bid.  The bid package will also include other documents that must be completed and returned with the bid.  Failure to comply with the Bid Specifications and General Requirements and failure to complete and submit all required forms may be cause for disqualifications and rejection of the bid. 

The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all bids pursuant to law, including but not limited to N.J.S.A.18A:18A-2, 18A:18A-4, 18A:18A-22, 18A:18A-45 and to waive any informalities.  The Board further reserves the right to take any such alternates as they deem appropriate, and in any order that the Board feels may be in the best interests of the Hammonton Board of Education.

By the order of Barbara Prettyman, Board Secretary         Date: August 29, 2021 
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $25.11

 

NOTICE OF DECISION
TOWN OF HAMMONTON, 
NEW JERSEY 
ZONING BOARD OF 
ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to all persons that a public hearing was held on  July 21, 2021 for Anthony & Heidi Berenato, regarding a minor subdivision of lot 6 & & with technical “C” variances for lot 7 block of 1302  property located at 574 & 580 11th Street, Block 1302/Lot 6 & 7 /Zone RR & R3
Said application was APPROVED, which decision is on file and available for inspection in the Municipal Building, 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ   08037. 

Robin Ripa
Planning Aide
Town of Hammonton, NJ
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $8.06


NOTICE OF DECISION
TOWN OF HAMMONTON, 
NEW JERSEY 
ZONING BOARD OF 
ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to all persons that a public hearing was held on  July 21, 2021 for Ryan Niedoba, approved for a two lot subdivision. The new lot renders a flag lot,  property located at 499 14th Street, Block 1709/Lot 31 /Zone RR 
Said application was APPROVED, which decision is on file and available for inspection in the Municipal Building, 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ   08037. 

Robin Ripa
Planning Aide
Town of Hammonton, NJ
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $7.44


NOTICE OF DECISION
TOWN OF HAMMONTON, 
NEW JERSEY 
ZONING BOARD OF 
ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to all persons that a public hearing was held on  July 21, 2021 for Carol Pleczynski, applicant was granted a waiver of curb and sidewalk where she plans to build her house. Property located at 850 N Chew Road,
Block 1709/Lot 27 /Zone RR 
Said application was APPROVED, which decision is on file and available for inspection in the Municipal Building, 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ   08037. 

Robin Ripa
Planning Aide
Town of Hammonton, NJ
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $7.75

 

Ordinance #013- 2021

TOWN OF HAMMONTON 
LEGAL NOTICE

Take notice that an Ordinance entitled “Establishing a Single Joint Municipal Court with Mullica Township, Folsom, Buena Vista Township and Egg Harbor City,” passed second reading at the public hearing at the regular meeting of Mayor and Council held on August 23, 2021.

Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $5.27

 

Ordinance # 014-2021

Town of Hammonton Legal Notice of Pending Ordinance

The ordinance published herewith passed first reading at its introduction at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Town of Hammonton held on August 23, 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Mayor and Council to be held at the Town Hall Council chambers, 100 Central Ave., Hammonton, on September 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  A copy of this ordinance appears on the town hall bulletin board and may be obtained from the office of the Municipal Clerk in the Town Hall, 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037 between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday thru Friday.

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 211, ARTICLE IV OF THE GENERAL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON

BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Hammonton, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey as follows:

1. Chapter 211, Article IV, Sections 211-21 through Sections 211-32 are repealed.

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that if any section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision of this Ordinance shall be adjudged by the Courts to be invalid, such adjudication shall apply only to the section, paragraph, subsection, clause or provision so adjudicated, and the remainder of the Ordinance shall be deemed valid and effective; and

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that any Ordinances or parts thereof in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such conflict; and

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED, that this Ordinance shall take effect following adoption and approval in the time and manner prescribed by law.
 
Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $19.84

 

NOTICE 

          NOTICE is hereby given that the following ordinance passed final reading and was Adopted at a meeting of the Common Council of Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, held on Thursday, August 12, 2021.       

CITY OF EGG HARBOR
COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE #12-2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 52, ENTITLED OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, ARTICLE VII ENTITLED POLICE DEPARTMENT APPOINTMENTS OF THE GENERAL CODE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR TO PROVIDE THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR WITH THE AUTHORITY TO HIRE ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS WHO ARE EXEMPT FROM TAKING THE CIVIL SERVICE 
EXAMINATION

Meg Steeb/RMC
City Clerk 
Pub. Date: September 1, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $10.54

Atlantic County Board
of Taxation Meeting

Pursuant to the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby given that the Atlantic County Board of Taxation will hold a public meeting at which formal action may be taken, commencing at 10:00 AM, on Friday, August 27, 2021 and 9:30 AM on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at the Board of Taxation office, 5909 Main Street, Mays Landing, New Jersey.  The agenda of the meeting, to the extent known is:

8-27-21  Approval of the 2021 Abstract of Ratables 
9-15-21  MOD IV vendors

Pub. Date: August 25, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $6.82

BOROUGH OF FOLSOM

ordinance # 11-2021
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF FOLSOM, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY APPROVING A JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT WITH THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foregoing Ordinance was introduced and passed at first reading at a meeting of Borough Council of the Borough of Folsom, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey held on July 13, 2021, and said Ordinance will be further considered for final passage and adoption at a public hearing to be held at Council Chambers located at 1700 Route 54 Folsom, New Jersey 08037, on August 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be reached.

Patricia M. Gatto
Municipal Clerk
Borough of Folsom
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $10.23


BOROUGH OF FOLSOM
ORDINANCE NO. 13-2021

AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $35,000 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND FOR PURCHASE OF A TOW-BEHIND BOOM LIFT FOR THE BOROUGH OF FOLSOM, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY


WHEREAS, said monies exist in the Capital Improvement Fund of the Borough of Folsom for capital purposes.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Folsom, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey as follows:

SECTION I:  The sum of $35,000 is appropriated from the Capital Improvement Fund of the Borough of Folsom the purchase of tow-behind boom lift.

SECTION II:   Payment for the project shall be made by the Borough of Folsom upon presentation of duly executed vouchers by an authorized vendor and certification by the Chief Financial Officer that the Local Public Contracts Law has been compiled with, and further, in accordance with a policy adopted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Folsom.

SECTION III:  The Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication according to law.

BOROUGH OF FOLSOM, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

NOTICE is hereby given that the above ordinance was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Folsom, in the County of Atlantic, New Jersey, held on August 10 2021.  It will be further considered for final passage after public hearing at a meeting of the Mayor and Council to be held in the Municipal Building 1700 Route 54, Folsom, NJ 08037, on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 P.M., and during the preceding week copies of the ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s office in the Municipal Building to members of the general public.

Patricia M. Gatto
Municipal Clerk
Borough of Folsom
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $22.01


NOTICE 

NOTICE is hereby given that the following ordinance passed final reading and was Adopted at a meeting of the Common Council of Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New  Jersey, held on Thursday, August 12, 2021      

ORDINANCE NO.: 10 - 2021

AN ORDINANCE BY THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR IN 
ATLANTIC COUNTY,
AMENDING CHAPTER 170 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR

Meg Steeb/RMC
City Clerk 
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $6.82


NOTICE 

NOTICE is hereby given that the following ordinance passed final reading and was Adopted at a meeting of the Common Council of Egg Harbor City, Atlantic County, New  Jersey, held on Thursday, August 12, 2021      

CITY OF EGG HARBOR
ordinance #11-2021
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY APPROVING A JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT SHARED SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR THE OPERATION OF THE JOINT MUNICIPAL COURT WITH THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON

Meg Steeb/RMC
City Clerk 
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $7.75

 

NOTICE 

NOTICE is hereby given that the following ordinance was introduced and passed first reading at a Council Meeting of Egg Harbor City Common Council held on Thursday, August 12, 2021.          

NOTICE is further given that said Ordinance will be considered for final passage at a Regular Meeting of Common Council to be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at   7:00p.m. at the Council Chambers, 500 London Avenue, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey at which time and place opportunity will be given to all interested persons to be heard thereon. 

CITY OF EGG HARBOR
COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE #12-2021

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 52, ENTITLED OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, ARTICLE VII ENTITLED POLICE DEPARTMENT APPOINTMENTS OF THE GENERAL CODE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR TO PROVIDE THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR WITH THE AUTHORITY TO HIRE ENTRY LEVEL POLICE OFFICERS WHO ARE EXEMPT FROM TAKING THE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:48-2, the governing body of a municipality may make, amend, repeal, and enforce ordinances, regulations, rules and by-laws not contrary to the laws of this state or of the United States, as it may deem necessary and proper for the good government, order and protection of person and property, and for the preservation of the public health, safety and welfare of the municipality and its inhabitants, and as may be necessary to carry into effect the powers and duties conferred and imposed by this subtitle, or by any law; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the City of Egg Harbor wish to amend Chapter 52, entitled Officers and Employees, Article VII entitled Police Department Appointments to provide the City of Egg Harbor with the authority to hire a person exempt from the requirement to take the civil service examination for an entry level law enforcement position; and 

WHEREAS, the City has adopted a personnel policy and procedure manual, which contains both a Conflict of Interest and an anti-Nepotism Policy as a condition precedent to the passage of this Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, P.L. 2021, C.2007 (S3220 1R) authorizes the hiring of a person exempt from the requirement to take an examination for an entry level law enforcement.  

NOW THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Egg Harbor that Chapter 52 of the general ordinances of the City of Egg Harbor is hereby amended as follows:


SECTION 1:

Chapter 52. OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

ARTICLE VII. POLICE DEPARTMENT APPOINTMENTS 

§52-19 Exemption from Civil Service examination.
 
a. The City of Egg Harbor may hire a candidate who is exempt from the requirement to take a civil service examination for an entry level law enforcement position, provided the candidate has successfully completed a full Basic Course for Police Officers Training at a school approved and authorized by the New Jersey Police Training Commission.
b. Nothing in this Section shall be interpreted or construed to require the City of   Egg Harbor to hire a candidate for an entry-level law enforcement who is exempt from the requirement to take a civil service examination.
c. The City of Egg Harbor may waive residency requirements found in Section 61-14 for entry level law enforcement positions.  

SECTION 2.  All Ordinances of the City of Egg Harbor which are inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.

SECTION 3. If any section, subsection, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is for any reason held to be unconstitutional or invalid by any Court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect the remaining portions of this Ordinance.  

SECTION 4. This Ordinance shall take effect upon adoption and approval.                                                               
   
Introduced:  August 12, 2021 
Publication:  August 18, 2021 
Public Hearing:  August 26, 2021 
Adoption:  

ATEST:
Meg Steeb, City Clerk

APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR                                   2021

Lisa Jiampetti, Mayor
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $48.36

BOROUGH OF FOLSOM
Atlantic County, New Jersey

ORDINANCE  #12- 2021
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PUBLIC SALE
OF REAL PROPERTY TO CONTIGUOUS PROPERTY OWNERS
PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(b)(5)

WHEREAS, the Borough of Folsom is the owner of certain real property located on Schedule “A” which properties are not needed or required for municipal use; and

WHEREAS, the lots are less than the minimum size required for development under the municipal ordinance and are without capital improvements; and

WHEREAS, the Council of the Borough of Folsom deems it in the best interests of the  residents of the Borough of Folsom to sell the properties to owners of each contiguous property in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(b)(5) and N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13.2; and

 WHEREAS, the sale shall be conducted at a public auction limited to contiguous property owners to be held at the Borough of Folsom Municipal Building, 1700 Route 54, Folsom,New Jersey 08037 on October 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. or such adjourned date as may be determined by the Council of the Borough of Folsom; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Borough of Folsom as follows:

1. The Borough of Folsom shall offer for sale by auction, pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(b)(5) and N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13.2, the properties listed on Schedule “A” to the contiguous property owners.  Schedule “A” also contains the minimum sale price for each property. The sale is limited to contiguous property owners, and the sale is conditioned upon the property being sold merging with the contiguous property owner’s existing property. The properties being sold are less than the minimum size required for development under the municipal zoning ordinance and are without any capital improvement and shall be merged with the purchaser’s contiguous lot.  The Borough of Folsom reserves the right, in its discretion, to reject all bids for each property for any reason, including but not limited to, in the event that the minimum sale price for such property is not met. 

2. Upon final passage of this Ordinance, the sale shall take place by public auction on October 27, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Borough of Folsom Municipal Building, 1700 Route 54, Folsom,New Jersey, subject to receiving no higher bid for said parcels, after offering same to the highest bidder, at said time and place.

3. A copy of this Ordinance shall be posted on the bulletin board or other conspicuous place in the Borough of Folsom Municipal Building.  Notice of adoption of this Ordinance shall be made in the official Borough newspaper within five (5) days following the enactment of the Ordinance. Notice of the public sale shall be published in the official Borough newspaper by two (2) insertions at least once a week during two (2) consecutive weeks, the last publication shall be within seven (7) days prior to the sale date.

4. The property shall be sold subject to the following terms and conditions:

(a)The property is sold “as is”. No representations of any kind are made by the Borough as to the conditions of the property, and the descriptions of the property are intended as a general guide only and may not be accurate. The properties are being sold in the present “as is”, “where is”, with all faults.

(b) The sale shall be made after legal advertisement of this Ordinance to the highest bidder who is the owner of a contiguous property, which property shall merge with the property being sold, and become part of the contiguous property owned by the successful bidder.

(c)The Borough does not warrant or certify title to the property and in no event shall the Borough of Folsom be liable for any damages to the purchaser-successful bidder if title is found unmarketable for any reason and the purchaser-successful bidder waives any and all right in damages or by way of liens against the Borough. The sole remedy being the right to receive a refund prior to closing of the deposit paid in the event title is found unmarketable. It shall be the obligation of the successful purchaser to examine title to said premises prior to the closing. In the event of closing and a later finding of defect of title, the Borough shall not be responsible for same, shall not be required to refund money or correct any defect in title or be held liable for damages.

(d)Acceptance of the highest bid shall constitute a binding agreement of sale and  the purchaser shall be deemed to agree to comply with the terms and conditions of the sale herein contained.

 (e) The highest bidder shall deposit with the Borough cash, check or money order in the amount of not less than 10% of the bid price at the time of sale.  In the event the successful bidder fails to deposit 10% of the bid price at the time of the sale, the Borough will re-auction the property at the same public sale.  If the successful bidder fails to pay the deposit, the bidder shall be responsible for any difference between their bid and the final sale bid in the event such bid is lower than the bid of the original bidder.

(f)The highest bidder must pay the balance of the purchase price, plus (1) the sum of $500 for the legal services incurred by the Borough; (2) the Borough of Folsom’s advertising and the actual recording fees within thirty (30) days after the date the Council adopts a resolution confirming the winning bid(s); and (3) realty transfer fees, if any.  The balance shall be paid by certified funds. In addition, for all properties that are subject to Section 5 (r) of this Ordinance, the Purchaser shall provide the Borough Attorney with a copy of the deed for their existing property and their title insurance policy.  Once the purchase price has been paid, a Quitclaim Deed without covenants will be prepared by the Borough Attorney and, after execution by the Borough Officials, shall be recorded with the Atlantic County Clerk’s Office by the Borough Attorney.  Additional work performed by the Borough Attorneys beyond the standard preparation of the sale resolutions, notice of sale, letters to property owners and adjoining property owners, Deed and closing statement shall be billed at the rate charged by the Borough Attorney and shall be the responsibility of the purchaser, which fees must be paid prior to the Deed being recorded.

(g)The Deed will be subject to all matters of record, which may affect title herein, what an accurate survey may reveal, the Ordinances of the Borough of Folsom and reserving an easement for all natural or constructed drainage systems, waterways, water and sewer easements, if any, on the premises and the continued right of maintenance and flow thereof.

(h)The property will be sold subject to the current year taxes, prorated from the date of sale.

(i)The Council of the Borough of Folsom reserves the right to withdraw this offer to sell, or upon completion of the bidding to accept or reject any or all bids for said properties or to waive any informality in relation thereto.

(j)All bidders currently owning property within the Borough must have their taxes, as well as all municipal utility charges, if applicable, paid to date in order to be a qualified bidder. In the event the bidder’s taxes or municipal utility charges are delinquent, the bidder shall be deemed unqualified and such bid shall be rejected.

(k)This same is made subject to all applicable laws, statutes, regulations, resolutions and ordinances of the United States, State of New Jersey and Borough of Folsom.  

 (l)No employee, agent or officer of the Borough of Folsom has any authority to  
  Waive, modify or amend any of the conditions of sale.

 (m)The purchaser must abide by appropriate zoning, subdivision, health and building regulations and code, and agrees that this sale will not be used as ground to support any variance from or realization of the regulations.

(n)The failure of the purchaser to close on title within the time provided for in Subsection 5(f) of this Ordinance shall constitute a breach of this Ordinance unless the Borough agrees in writing prior to that date to extend the time of the closing. In the event the purchaser fails to close within the dates provided for in Subsection 5(f) or such date as may be extended by the Borough, the deposit paid by the purchaser shall be retained by the Borough as liquidated damages. The municipality is entitled to retain the purchaser’s deposit to the extent of any expenses and/or losses it incurs including but not limited to advertising costs, attorney’s fees, lost tax revenues from the date of the required closing as well as additional cost of resale and the difference in the sales price, to the extent the property is sold for a lower price and any subsequent sale. The only exception to this section is in the event that the purchaser fails to close as a result of the title being unmarketable, in which case the Purchaser shall be entitled to a refund of their deposit as provided for in Subsection 5(c) of this Ordinance.

(o)The purchase shall not be used for any County, Board of Taxation, Tax
Court of New Jersey, or in any Courts of the State as grounds to support a challenge of the existing assessments with regard to other properties.

(p)The sale shall be subject to final approval by the Council of the Borough of Folsom.

(q)The deeded conveyance shall contain a restriction that there shall be no subdivision of the merged lot or lots created by this sale and no structure or improvements shall be built on or under such property. The successful bidder shall provide a copy of their existing property Deed to the Borough Attorney within seven (7) days of their being notified that they are the successful bidder of the sale.

Potential Bidders are advised: 

(1) To conduct all necessary title searches prior to the date of sale.
 
(2) No representations of any kind are made by the Borough of Folsom as to the conditions of the Property, including habitability or usability; the Property is being sold in its present conditions ‘’as is”. 

(3) The Property will be conveyed by a Quit Claim Deed and such conveyance shall be subject to all covenants, restrictions, reservations and easements established of record or by prescription and without representation as to character of title of the Property to be conveyed. 

(4)  The highest bidder for the Property shall have the right, at its sole cost and expense, to obtain a new survey of the Property.  Provided such survey depicts the Property and is certified to be correct to the Borough of Folsom, the Borough of Folsom shall utilize the legal description drawn in accordance with such survey in the Deed of conveyance, provided the highest bidder provides such legal description and a copy of the certified survey to the Borough of Folsom not less than one week prior to the date set for closing of title.

Additional Terms the Successful Bidder must comply with: 

(1) To abide by appropriate zoning, subdivision, health and building regulations and codes and stipulate that this sale will not be used as grounds to support any variance from the regulations.

(2) That the failure to close title as agreed shall forfeit to the Borough of Folsom any and all money deposited with the Borough.

5. Severabilitv. If any provision of this Ordinance or the application of this Ordinance to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the remainder of this Ordinance shall not be affected and shall remain in full force and effect.

6. Repealer. All ordinances or parts of ordinances or resolutions that are inconsistent or in opposition to the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed in their entirety.

7. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon adoption and publication in accordance with law.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the foregoing Ordinance was introduced and passed on the first reading at a regular meeting of the Borough Council in the Borough of Folsom, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey, held on August 10, 2021 and said Ordinance was approved for final adoption at a public hearing held in the Borough of Folsom Municipal Building, 1700 12th St., Folsom, NJ on September 14, 2021 at 6:00 P.M.

 LIST OF PROPERTIES AVAILABLE 
FOR SALE, NON-CONFORMING LOTS

Block     Lot                 Location               Minimum Bid  
3406             7                     3310 S. Pinewood Drive                       $1700
3406             8                    3310 S. Pinewood Drive                       $1700
3406             9                    3310 S. Pinewood Drive                       $1700

Patricia M. Gatto
Municipal Clerk
Borough of Folsom
Pub. Date: August 18, 2021
Ptr. Fee: $149.42