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Ordinance #023-2023
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 October 30, 2023.  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 November 27, 2023 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 VACATING HILLMAN AVENUE IN THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COMMON COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON IN THE COUNTY OF ATLANTIC AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY AS FOLLOWS:

WHEREAS, in the Town of Hammonton, within the Highway Business (“HB”) Zoning District, there exists, on the Tax Map, a municipal roadway, known as Hillman Avenue; and 

WHEREAS, in order to accommodate the development of, and access to, properties within the HB Zoning District, it would be advantageous and beneficial to the Town of Hammonton to vacate the Hillman Avenue right of way to facilitate that development; and

WHEREAS, the right of way of Hillman Avenue desired to be vacated is shown on a plan titled, “Parcel Map (Street Vacation)” prepared by Schaeffer Nasser Scheidegg, dated June 27, 2023, attached hereto as Exhibit “A,” and more particularly described in the metes and bounds description prepared by Schaeffer Nasser Scheidegg, dated July 10, 2023, attached hereto as Exhibit “B”; and 

WHEREAS, Mayor and Council have determined, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-1(b), that it is in the public interest to vacate Hillman Avenue in its entirety; and 

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-1(b), the Town of Hammonton expressly reserves and excepts from vacation all rights and privileges possessed by municipal utilities and public utilities, as defined in N.J.S.A. 48:2-13, and any cable television company, as defined in the "Cable Television Act," (N.J.S.A. 48:5A-1 et seq.) to maintain, repair and replace their existing facilities in, adjacent to, over or under vacated Hillman Avenue; and

WHEREAS, the Town of Hammonton Municipal Engineer has reviewed the proposed vacation of the Hillman Avenue right of way and finds that same is consistent with the public interest, and that it is in the best interest of the municipality; 

WHEREAS, Hillman Avenue is to be vacated in its entirety; and

WHEREAS, the interests of the public will be served by this vacation, since Hillman Avenue is unnecessary for public transportation or any other municipal purposes and the vacation will lead to the improvement of the property in the surrounding areas without any detriment to the interests of the public.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ORDAINED by Mayor and Council of the Town of Hammonton as follows: 

Section 1.    Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-1(b), Hillman Avenue as set forth in Exhibit “A” and Exhibit “B” is hereby vacated, subject only to the express reservation by the Town from the vacation, all rights and privileges possessed by public utilities, as defined in N.J.S.A. 48:2-13, and by any cable television company, as defined in the "Cable Television Act," (N.J.S.A. 48:5A-1 et seq.), to maintain, repair and replace their existing facilities in, adjacent to, over or under the street, or any part thereof to be vacated.  

Section 2.    In addition, the Town of Hammonton expressly reserves for itself, the right to inspect, replace and maintain stormwater facilities to facilitate and improve over and under ground flow and drainage of stormwater. 

Section 3.    Title to the Land under the Hillman Avenue right of way shall be apportioned to adjacent property owners in accordance with the laws.  

Section 4.    The property owners adjacent to Hillman Avenue shall record as soon as possible deeds with new legal descriptions that include the land apportioned to the adjacent property owner by law as a result of the vacation of Hillman Avenue at the sole cost and expense of the respective adjacent property owner.  

Section 5.    Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-2 and N.J.S.A. 40:49-6, the Town Clerk shall cause this Ordinance to be published, together with notice of its introduction in a newspaper published and circulated within the Town of Hammonton, if there be one, and if not, in a newspaper printed in Atlantic County and circulating in the Town of Hammonton, once, not less than (10) ten days prior to the time fixed for Second Reading and final passage. 

Section 6.    The Town Clerk shall, at least one (1) week prior to the time fixed for final passage of such Ordinance, mail a copy thereof, together with a notice of the introduction thereof, and the time and place when and where the Ordinance will be further considered for final passage, to every person whose lands may be affected by the Ordinance or any assessment which may be made in pursuance thereof, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:49-6.

Section 7.    Upon final passage after Second Reading, the Town Clerk shall forthwith file a certified copy of the Ordinance in the office of the Town Clerk. 

Section 8.    The Town Clerk shall, within sixty (60) days after this Ordinance becomes effective, file a certified copy of this Ordinance vacating the portion of Commerce Way, together with a copy of the proof of publication thereof, with the Office of the Atlantic County Clerk pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:67-21.

Section 9.    All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance or any part of it are hereby repealed as to the conflicting portion or portions, and this Ordinance shall take effect after final passage and publication with notice of the date of passage, according to law. 

Frank Zuber, Town Clerk
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $74.40

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Ordinance #021-2023
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 October 30, 2023.  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 November 27, 2023 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 FIXING THE SALARIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HAMMONTON UTILITY DEPARTMENT 

BE IT ORDAINED BY MAYOR AND COMMON COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, NEW JERSEY as follows: 

Section 1.  The Town of Hammonton has employed qualified personnel for purpose of handling the duties in the police department.  Pursuant to Town Code and a negotiated contract between the representatives of the Utility Department the salaries, clothing allowance, education stipend, health insurance buyout, cell phone reimbursement, sick time,  vacation time, personal time, comp time, holidays and overtime have all been set for the calendar years Starting January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025.  Individuals employed as Sewer Repairer 1/Water Repairer 1 with Sewer Treatment 2 License shall be paid pursuant to the contract.  Minimums and maximums as per contract are as follows: 

                                                                      MINIMUM          MAXIMUM 
Sewer Repairer 1/Water Repairer 1
With Sewer Treatment 2 License                  $  45,000            $ 80,000

Section 2.  The appropriate salary that each employee covered under this contract shall be paid will be determined by the language contained in the aforementioned contract.  No prior contract language or language contained in the prior salary ordinance shall be applicable for purposes of determining the salary level of any police officer. 

Section 3.  There shall be added as a longevity increment for each full-time employee as negotiated and set forth in the contract.  

Section 4.  The method of payment of the salaries to each employee shall be fixed by resolution by Mayor and Council. 

Section 5.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 

Section 6.  This ordinance shall take effect after final passage and publication according to law and its provisions. 

Frank Zuber, Town Clerk
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $34.72

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Ordinance #020-2023
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 October 30, 2023.  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 November 27, 2023 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 FIXING THE SALARIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HAMMONTON POLICE DEPARTMENT 

BE IT ORDAINED BY MAYOR AND COMMON COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON, COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, NEW JERSEY as follows: 

Section 1.  The Town of Hammonton has employed qualified personnel for purpose of handling the duties in the police department.  Pursuant to Town Code and a negotiated contract between the representatives of the Police Department PBA, the salaries, clothing allowance, education stipend, health insurance buyout, cell phone reimbursement, sick time,  vacation time, personal time, comp time, holidays and overtime have all been set for the calendar years Starting January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025.  Individuals employed as Police Officers and Sergeants shall be paid pursuant to the contract.  Minimums and maximums as per contract are as follows: 

                                 MINIMUM          MAXIMUM 
Police Officer           $  45,000            $126,000
Sergeant                  $113,000            $127,000

Section 2.  The appropriate salary that each employee covered under this contract shall be paid will be determined by the language contained in the aforementioned contract.  No prior contract language or language contained in the prior salary ordinance shall be applicable for purposes of determining the salary level of any police officer. 

Section 3.  There shall be added as a longevity increment for each full-time employee as negotiated and set forth in the contract.  

Section 4.  The method of payment of the salaries to each employee shall be fixed by resolution by Mayor and Council. 

Section 5.  All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 

Section 6.  This ordinance shall take effect after final passage and publication according to law and its provisions. 

Frank Zuber, Town Clerk
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $34.72

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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, November 9, 2023.               

       NOTICE is further given that said Ordinance will be considered for final passage at a Regular Meeting of Common Council to be held on December 14, 2023 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. 

Ordinance #17-2023

AMENDING THE GENERAL CODE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR AND ENACTING CHAPTER 269 TO PROHIBIT ILLICIT CONNECTIONS TO THE MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM WATER SYSTEMS OPERATED BY THE CITY

WHEREAS, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has mandated that each municipality in New Jersey adopt an ordinance to prohibit illicit connections to the municipal separate storm water systems; and

WHEREAS, N.J. S. A.  40:48-2 permits a municipality to adopt ordinances for the public health, welfare and safety of its residents. 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Egg Harbor that the General Code of the City of Egg Harbor shall be amended and that Chapter 269 is enacted as follows:

 §269-1. Purpose.

An ordinance to prohibit illicit connections to the municipal separate storm sewer system(s) operated by the City of Egg Harbor so as to protect public health, safety and welfare, and to prescribe penalties for the failure to comply.

  §269-2. Definitions.

For the purpose of this ordinance, the following terms, phrases, words, and their derivations shall have the meanings stated herein unless their use in the text of this Chapter clearly demonstrates a different meaning.  When not inconsistent with the context, words used in the present tense include the future, words used in the plural number include the singular number, and words used in the singular number include the plural number.  The word “shall” is always mandatory and not merely directory.   The definitions below are the same as or based on corresponding definitions in the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NJPDES) rules at N.J.A.C. 7:14A-1.2.

    a.  Domestic sewage - waste and wastewater from humans or household operations.

    b.  Illicit connection -any physical or non-physical connection that discharges domestic sewage,     non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwa        ter) to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the City of Egg Harbor unless         that discharge is authorized under a NJPDES permit other than the Tier A Municipal Stormwater     General Permit (NJPDES Permit Number NJ0141852).  Non-physical connections may include,     but are not limited to, leaks, flows, or overflows into the municipal separate storm sewer system.

    c. Industrial waste - non-domestic waste, including, but not limited to, those pollutants regulated     under Section 307(a), (b), or (c) of the Federal Clean Water Act (33
   U.S.C. §1317(a), (b), or (c)).

    d.  Municipal separate storm sewer system (MS4)– a conveyance or system of conveyances (in    cluding roads with drainage systems, municipal streets, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches,         manmade channels, or storm drains) that is owned or operated by the City of Egg Harbor or other     public body, and is designed and used for collecting and conveying stormwater.  MS4s do not in    clude combined sewer systems, which are sewer systems that are designed to carry sanitary         sewage at all times and to collect and transport stormwater from streets and other sources.  

                     e.  NJPDES permit – a permit issued by the New Jersey Department of     
                     Environmental Protection to implement the New Jersey Pollutant Discharge 
                     Elimination System (NJPDES) rules at N.J.A.C. 7:14A

    f.  Non-contact cooling water - water used to reduce temperature for the purpose of cooling.    
          Such waters do not come into direct contact with any raw material, intermediate product (other         than heat) or finished product.  Non-contact cooling water may however contain algaecides, or         biocides to control fouling of equipment such as heat exchangers, and/or corrosion inhibitors.

    g. Person – any individual, corporation, company, partnership, firm, association, or political sub        division of this State subject to municipal jurisdiction.

    h.  Process wastewater - any water which, during manufacturing or processing, comes into di        rect contact with or results from the production or use of any raw material, intermediate product,     finished product, byproduct, or waste product.   Process wastewater includes, but is not limited     to, leachate and cooling water other than non-contact cooling water.

    i.   Stormwater – water resulting from precipitation (including rain and snow) that runs off the         land’s surface, is transmitted to the subsurface, is captured by separate storm sewers or other         sewerage or drainage facilities or is conveyed by snow removal equipment.

§269-3. Prohibited Conduct.

No person shall discharge or cause to be discharged through an illicit connection to the municipal separate storm sewer system operated by the City of Egg Harbor any domestic sewage, non-contact cooling water, process wastewater, or other industrial waste (other than stormwater).

§269-4. Enforcement.

This ordinance shall be enforced by the Police Department and/or other Code.
Officials of the City of Egg Harbor.

§269-5. Penalties:

Any person(s) who is found to be in violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $1,000.00

§269-6. Severability.

Each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase of this Ordinance is declared to be an independent section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase, and the finding or holding of any such portion of this Ordinance to be unconstitutional, void, or ineffective for any cause, or reason, shall not affect any other portion of this Ordinance.   

§269-7. Repeal.  
All ordinances and parts of Ordinances in conflict with this Ordinance are hereby repealed.  

§269-8. Effective date.

This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its adoption and any publication as may be required by law.

Dated:  

Introduced:  November 9, 2023 
Publication:  November 15, 2023 
Public Hearing:  December 14, 2023 
Adoption: 
Publication: 

ATTEST                                                  CITY OF EGG HARBOR
________________                                 _____________________
Meg Steeb, City Clerk                             Lisa Jiampetti, Mayor
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023

Ptr. Fee: $119.04

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Ordinance #022-2023
Town of Hammonton Legal 
Notice of Pending Ordinance

TOWN OF HAMMONTON
PUBLIC NOTICE
NOTICE OF PENDING BOND 
ORDINANCE AND SUMMARY

The bond ordinance, the summary terms of which are included herein, was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the governing body of the Town of Hammonton, in the County of Atlantic, State of New Jersey, on October 30, 2023. It will be further considered for final passage, after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of the governing body to be held on November 27, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. During the week prior to and up to and including the date of such meeting, copies of the full ordinance will be available at no cost and during regular business hours, at the Clerk’s office for the members of the general public who shall request the same. The summary of the terms of such bond ordinance follows:

Title: BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS 2023 CAPITAL ACQUISITIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS, BY AND IN THE TOWN OF HAMMONTON, IN THE COUNTY OF ATLANTIC, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING $620,910 THEREFOR (INCLUDING AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM GRANTS TOTALING $558,819 FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION) AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $55,800 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE TOWN TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF

Purpose(s): The Bond Ordinance Provides for Various 2023 Capital Acquisitions and Improvements consisting of improvements to the Hammonton Municipal Airport, including, but not limited to, rehabilitation of Taxiway A (Phases III and IV).

Appropriation: $620,910

Bonds/Notes Authorized: $55,800

Down Payment: $6,291

Section 20 Costs: $125,000

Grants Appropriated: $477,775 and $81,044, respectively, Airport Improvement Program Grants from the United States Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration

Average Useful Life: 15 years

Frank Zuber, Town Clerk
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $24.18

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TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD 
NOTICE OF AWARD OF 
CONTRACT
Municipal Judge

At their meeting on November 8, 2023 the Township Committee of the Township of Waterford made the following appointment and award of contract for Judge.  All Contracts are awarded pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq., and Waterford Township Ordinance 2017-4 (Pay to Play). 

• Resolution #2023-304 Resolution Appointing Carol Fabietti as Municipal Court Judge for the unexpired term of Michael Diamond through December 31, 2023.

The above named Professional is licensed to practice in the State of New Jersey.  

The above mentioned Resolution and Contract will be on file and available for public inspection in the office of the Municipal Clerk of the Township of Waterford, 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco, NJ 08004.

Adopted:  November 8, 2023        

Dawn M. Liedtka, RMC
Township Clerk
Waterford Township
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $12.09

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NOTICE OF ADOPTED 
ORDINANCE
TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
COUNTY OF CAMDEN
STATE OF NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE # 2023-24
AN ORDINANCE OF THE 
TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD AMENDING CHAPTER 266 OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE 
CAPTIONED “VEHICLES AND 
TRAFFIC”

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ordinance of the Township of Waterford, entitled as shown above, was duly adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Waterford after final reading and public hearing at a meeting of the Township Committee held on November 8, 2023 at the Waterford Township Municipal Building, 2131 Auburn Ave, Atco, NJ  08004..
 
Dawn M. Liedtka, RMC
Township Clerk
Waterford Township
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $9.61

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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, November 9, 2023.          

          ORDINANCE #16-2023
AMENDING THE GENERAL CODE OF THE CITY OF EGG HARBOR AND ENACTING CHAPTER 268 TITLED STORAGE OF SALT AND OTHER DE-ICING MATERIAL ON PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTY
_____________________________  
Meg Steeb/RMC
City Clerk 
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $6.82

 

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NOTICE
TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
COUNTY OF CAMDEN
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) AND QUALIFICATIONS
FOR YEAR 2024 MUNICIPAL PROFESSIONALS

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed proposals for the Year 2024 Municipal Professionals will be received and publicly opened by the Township of Waterford in the County of Camden on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 10:00a.m. in the Conference Area of the Clerk’s Main Office of the Municipal Building, 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco, NJ  08004.

Copies of the RFP will be available online at www.waterfordtwp.org and at the Township Clerk’s Office in the Township of Waterford Municipal Building, 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco New Jersey, 08004.

One (1) original and one (1) complete copy of each proposal must be received no later than Friday, December 15, 2023 at 10:00a.m. and must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked RFP 2024 Township Professional with the “name of the position” on the outside of the envelope and addressed to: Township Clerk, Waterford Township, 2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco, New Jersey 08004.

All contracts will be awarded through a fair and open process pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq. and in accordance with P.L. 1975, c. 127 (Affirmative Action Law), P.L. 2004, c.57 (Business Registration Act) and Ordinance 2017-4 of the Township of Waterford entitled “Public Contracting (Pay-to-Play) Reform”.   If awarded a contract all companies/firms shall be required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 et seq.
 
Dawn M. Liedtka, RMC
Township Clerk
Waterford Township
Pub. Date: November 15, 2023
Ptr. Fee: $18.29

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