HAMMONTON
 NOTICE OF ALCOHOLIC 
BEVERAGE CONTROL

Take notice that application has been made to the Town of Hammonton for a “place to place” expansion of liquor license for

Name of License:   GB Liquors LLC
Trade Name:          Ricca’s Brick Oven & Bar
License Number:    0113-33-018-010 
Address of Licensed Premise:  104 Fairview Avenue Hammonton, NJ 

Objections, if any, should be made immediately in writing to Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk, 100 Central Avenue, and Hammonton.  

Applicant Name:  GB Liquors LLC DBA Ricca’s Brick Oven & Bar 

 November 11 & 18, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $8.06


NOTICE OF DECISION

Township of Mullica

TAKE NOTICE that on November 4, 2020, the Planning Board of Mullica Township adopted Resolution #7-2020 
Granting a c-variance for a front-yard setback for Block 11109, Lot 2, 5126 Reading Avenue.  Resolution #7-2020 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
 November 18, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $6.20


Mullica Township Planning Board

Take Notice, that Philip McCollum, applicant, has applied to the Mullica Township Planning Board for Density Transfer Approval to construct a single family dwelling on Block 6102, Lot 7 located at 2525 7th ave and to deed restrict Block 6501, Lot 5 located at 2400 8th ave Mullica Township, New Jersey. The applicant also may request consideration for any and all waivers and variances as deemed necessary by the Board.
A public hearing on this application will be held before the Mullica Township Planning Board at 7:30 PM on December 2, 2020, due to COVID-19 restrictions the meeting will be conducted via Zoom:

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If you have any objection to the granting of this application, attend the meeting and you will be heard or send questions or public comments to the Township Clerk via-email: kjohnson@mullicatownship.org and/ or alupinetti@mullicatownship.org or mailed to Kimberly Johnson, RMC, Planning Board Secretary, Township of Mullica, PO Box 317, Elwood, NJ 0827 by 4pm on the day the meeting. Application documents will be available on the Township Website, www.mullicatownship.org or by contacting the Township Clerk’s Office, 609.561.7070.

Phillip McCollum, Applicant
 November 18, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $19.59

TOWNSHIP OF MULLICA  
NOTICE

The Township Committee of the Township of Mullica made the following professional service appointments for the year 2020 at their Meeting on October 27, 2020:

TITLE                PROFESSIONAL
Hearing Officer            Steven Secare, Esquire
                Secare & Hesel

All approving Resolutions and/or Contracts are available for inspection at the Municipal Clerk’s Office, 4528 White Horse Pike, Elwood from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

KIMBERLY JOHNSON
TOWNSHIP CLERK
 November 11, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $18.29


HAMMONTON
 NOTICE OF ALCOHOLIC 
BEVERAGE CONTROL

Take notice that application has been made to the Town of Hammonton for a “place to place” expansion of liquor license for

Name of License:   GB Liquors LLC
Trade Name:          
Ricca’s Brick Oven & Bar
License Number:    
0113-33-018-010 
Address of Licensed Premise:  104 Fairview Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 

Objections, if any, should be made immediately in writing to Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk, 100 Central Avenue, and Hammonton.  

Applicant Name:  GB Liquors LLC DBA Ricca’s Brick Oven & Bar 

 November 11 & 18, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $8.06


NOTICE
TOWNSHIP OF WATERFORD
COUNTY OF CAMDEN
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) AND QUALIFICATIONS
FOR YEAR 2021 MUNICIPAL PROFESSIONALS

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed proposals for the Year 2021 Municipal Professionals will be received and publicly opened by the Township of Waterford in the County of Camden on Friday, December 11, 2020 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 11, 2020 at 10:00a.m. and must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked RFP 2020 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
 November 11, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $18.29

 

Public Notice of Assignment of Tax Sale Certificate

Notice is given that Egg Harbor City in the County of Atlantic, in the State of New Jersey has set November 19, 2020 at 7:00Pm in the Municipal Building 500 London Avenue as the date, time and place to consider the offers of Imperial Liens LLC. to acquire, by assignment, Tax Sale Certificates 19-00039 and 19-00110 dated December 17, 2019 Held by Egg harbor City, known as:
Certificate 19-00039, Block 204, Lot 5.01, 405 Atlantic Avenue for the amount of $5,000.00
Certificate 19-00110  Block 522 Lot 1, 400 St Louis Avenue for the amount of $5,000.00
Said offers represents a portion of the amounts due, including subsequent liens. The owner of the properties, and all interested parties will be given the opportunity to be heard prior to taking action by the Governing Body. Any other interested bidders may submit a bid, in writing to the Governing Body at, or prior to the meeting on November 19th at 7:00pm These liens will be assigned to the highest bidder at this meeting.
This notice is given pursuant to the Provision of N.J.S.A  54:5-114.1b

Laura Shaw-Tax Collector
November 9, 2020
 November 11, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $12.09

 

NOTICE OF DECISION

Township of Mullica

TAKE NOTICE that on November 4, 2020, the Planning Board of Mullica Township adopted Resolution #8-2020 recommending to the Governing Body the street vacation of Columbia Road between Reading Avenue and the White Horse Pike.  Resolution #8-2020 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
 November 11, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $6.20
    

ORDINANCE #015-2020

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 26, 2020.  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 16, 2020 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 261 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.    This Ordinance shall repeal and replace Ordinance #09-2020.
2.    Chapter 261, Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 are hereby repealed.
3.    Chapter 261 is amended to read as follows:
§261-2.  Application Process.
A.  Submission of application. Applications for all towing licenses required by this Chapter shall be made in writing to the Town Clerk who shall review the applications for completeness prior to transferring said applications to the Chief of Police for processing. All applications shall be accompanied by a $300.00 nonrefundable application fee.
1.  Contents of application. Each application shall include the following information:
(a)  The name of the applicant; if a corporation, the names and addresses of the officers; if a partnership, the names and addresses of all partners; if a limited liability company, the names and addresses of the members; if a sole proprietorship, the name and address of the owner, shall be set forth.
(b)  The complete home address, home telephone number, date of birth and social security number of the applicant, if a sole proprietorship, or the complete home addresses, home telephone numbers, dates of birth and social security numbers of principal officers and partners if the applicant is a corporation or partnership; or the complete home address, home telephone numbers, dates of birth and social security numbers of the members if the applicant is a limited liability company.
(c)  Photocopies of all registrations of every tow vehicle to be operated by the applicant. If the tow vehicle is leased, the applicant is required to submit a lease agreement.
(d)  Names, addresses and telephone numbers of any lien holders on the principal location.
(e)  Name, address and telephone number of the insurer and photocopies of each certificate of insurance.
(f)   Photocopies of all towing vehicle operator's current driver's licenses, along with their social security numbers.
(g)  Whether or not the applicant has ever had a license to conduct the business herein described denied or revoked. If such license has been denied, the applicant shall set forth in detail the facts leading to such denial.
(h)   A statement as to whether the applicant has been convicted of any crime or the violation of any municipal ordinance other than traffic offenses and, if so, the date and place of conviction, the nature of the offense.
(i)   The business telephone number of the applicant.
(j)   The description, including the license number, of all vehicles to be used.
(k)   If the applicant is not actively involved in the day to day operations of the business, then in that event, the applicant shall provide the name and address of the manager and/or individual responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business.
(l)   The applicant shall execute a hold harmless and indemnification agreement prepared by the Town of Hammonton wherein, the municipal towing contractor shall hold harmless, indemnify and defend, at the contractor’s expense, the Town of Hammonton, its employees and officials against all claims, demands, lawsuits, or actions for personal injury, property damage, or any third party claim brought against the Town, its employees and officials for any activities which arise out or are related in any way to the services performed in accordance with this Chapter.
(m)   The applicant shall provide an affidavit that the information given in the application is true and correct.
(n)    Applications will be processed according to the order in which the Town Clerk received them.
B.  Investigation and inspection.
1.    Applications received by the Town Clerk shall be referred to the Chief of Police. The Chief of Police or his designee shall initiate an investigation to be made of the applicant and of its proposed business operation and shall perform inspections of the vehicles to be licensed.
2.    A criminal history and driver's license check will be performed on all persons listed in the application, Each applicant will pay all fees required by the State of New Jersey for criminal history record information.
3.    The Town of Hammonton recognizes that the municipal towing contractor must be trustworthy in that it is safeguarding vehicles belonging to others. Therefore, to protect the public interest, the Town may disqualify any applicant wherein an employee, owner, officer, partner, etc., that has been convicted of a crime (including disorderly persons offenses) or any violation that would indicate that the applicant may not be responsible to perform in the best interest of others.
4.    The Town of Hammonton recognizes that tow truck operators must also be drivers who abide by this state's motor vehicle laws. Accordingly, the Town may disqualify any tow truck operator having one or more convictions, within three years of the date of application or renewal thereof, of any moving violation of the motor vehicle laws of this state which the Town Chief of Police or his designee determines will negatively impact upon the ability of the tow truck operator to safely and properly perform the services listed in this chapter. If the applicant is already licensed, any conviction for any moving violation which the Town Chief of Police or his designee determines will negatively impact upon the ability of the tow truck operator to safely and properly perform required services will result in the disqualification of the tow truck operator from performing duties associated with this chapter.
5.    Each contractor must be able to demonstrate that they are qualified and experienced in the towing and removal of all types of vehicles and that they have the facilities, equipment, expertise and personnel to meet the towing and storage requirements of the Town of Hammonton as set forth herein. Further, each contractor shall possess any and all licensing required by local and state law to perform towing and/or storage services within New Jersey.
6.    The municipal towing contractor shall notify the Police Department, in writing, of any criminal charges (including disorderly persons offenses), motor vehicle offenses or ordinance violations that are issued against the municipal towing contractor or its employees during the term of the license. Failure to make the proper notification to the Police Department may result in the revocation of the license.
C.  Approval/Denial Process.
1.    The Chief of Police shall have a reasonable period of time after the receipt of the completed application to complete the investigation and inspection and submit a written report to the Town Clerk. The report shall include recommendations that the applicant be accepted, denied or accepted with provisions.
2.    The Town Council, by a majority vote, shall approve or deny any such applications.
3.    The Town Clerk shall issue a license to applicants approved by the Town Council and notify in writing the applications denied by the Town Council.

D.  License Issuance.

1.    All towing licenses will be issued for a period of one year beginning January 1 of each year and expire on December 31. Applications for license renewals are to be completed and returned to the Town Clerk by September 15 for the following calendar year.

2.    Licenses are property of the Town and cannot be assigned, leased, shared, transferred or sold to another person, corporation or proprietorship under any circumstances.

3.    The municipal towing contractor shall not represent that he is a servant, agent or employee of the Town with respect to said towing service, but is an independent contractor and shall not hold himself out as an official member of the government of the Town of Hammonton or of its departments.

4.    The Town of Hammonton may issue a temporary municipal towing contractor license in the event that any emergent situation arises for the purpose of adding additional towers or replacing a current license, for reasons of revocation or closing of the business. The temporary license may be issued immediately, but the applicant must submit an application within two business days. A temporary license shall be valid for 60 days.

§261-3.  Procedure in Event of Denial.

    A.  In the event that the Chief of Police or a police officer designated by him/her makes a determination of non-issuance of a license to an applicant, the applicant aggrieved thereby may appear to the governing body of the Town of Hammonton by written notice filed with the Town Clerk within 30 days of the date of the denial. Town Council shall, at that time, set a date for the hearing, which shall take place no sooner than 10 days nor later than 30 days from the date the request was presented to Town Council. The governing body shall review the application documents, hear testimony from the applicant, the Chief of Police or a police officer designated by him/her and other witnesses as it deems fit, and thereupon affirm, deny or modify the action taken by the Chief of Police or a police officer designated by him/her.

    B.  No applicant shall conduct a business without a license or while a denied license is under appeal as aforesaid.

§261-4.  Revocation or Suspension of License.

    A.  Any license issued by the Town may be suspended or revoked by the Chief of Police for any of the following causes:

          1.  Fraud or misrepresentation in any application for a license.

          2.  Fraud, misrepresentation or other illegal activity in the conduct of the licensed business.

          3.  A violation of any provision of this chapter or other Town ordinances.

          4.  Conviction of the licensee for any felony or a misdemeanor or disorderly person's offense involving moral turpitude.

          5.  Conduct of the licensed activity, whether by the licensee himself or his agents or employees, in an unlawful manner or in a manner that constitutes a breach of the peace or a menace to the public health, safety or general welfare.

          6.  A criminal conviction of a towing operator or a principal of the towing operator.

          7.  Failure to respond to calls reliably and promptly, or any other unsatisfactory performance, which interferes with the operation of the rotating tow system.

          8.  Failure to utilize safe and adequate equipment as set forth herein.

 

          9.  Violations of motor vehicle laws and/or municipal ordinances.

         10.  Failure or refusal to tow or remove a vehicle when requested to do so by the appropriate municipal official.

    B.  In the event that the Chief of Police revokes or suspends a license issued pursuant to this Chapter, the applicant aggrieved thereby may appeal to the governing body of the Town of Hammonton by written notice filed with the Town Clerk within 30 days of the date of the revocation or suspension. Town Council shall, at that time, set a date for the hearing, which shall take place no sooner than 10 days nor later than 30 days from the date the request was presented to Town Council. The governing body shall hear testimony from the applicant, the Chief of Police or a police officer designated by him/her and other witnesses as it deems fit and receive documents and evidence as it deems fit, and thereupon affirm, deny or modify the action taken by the Chief of Police.

§261-5.  Tow/Storage Requirements; Towing and Storage of Vehicles; and Fee Schedule

    A.  Tow Requirements

          1.  The contractor shall provide, at a minimum, one or both of the following pieces of equipment to be used to meet the terms of this chapter:

        (a)  One light-duty wrecker. These shall have commercially manufactured chassis certified by the manufacturer for light-duty towing. Each shall be equipped with commercially manufactured lifting apparatus with dual rear wheels, safety chains, proper safety lights, rear floodlights and amber rotation emergency flashing lights.

        (b)  One car carrier vehicle. These shall have commercially manufactured chassis certified by the manufacturer. Each shall be equipped with a hydraulically powered winch. The tilt bed or slid-back shall be hydraulically operated. Each shall also be equipped with tiedown chains, proper safety lights and amber rotation emergency flashing lights.

         2.  Each tow vehicle shall be equipped with or contain equipment for providing two-way communications via radio or cell phone with the contractor's office facilities. These communications shall be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Tow vehicles shall also be equipped at all times with safety vests for operators, first aid kits, hand tools, a flashlight, broom, and work gloves. The contractor shall not apply any additional charge for using this equipment.

         3.  The following equipment shall be carried on all tow vehicles:

        (a)  Push broom.

        (b)  Shovel.

        (c)  Fire extinguisher.

        (d)  Trash can/bag.

        (e)  Absorbent.

          4.  All tow vehicles must comply with all applicable laws and safety standards.

          5.  The municipal towing contractor must maintain two (2) phone numbers that act as a twenty-four hour telephone service for police contact.

    B.  Storage Requirements.

          1.  The municipal towing contractor shall designate one (1) storage facility located in Hammonton, or if the municipal towing contractor does not have a storage facility in Hammonton then within five (5) miles of Hammonton, that it shall store all cars towed pursuant to this Chapter.

      2.  All vehicles stored under this chapter shall be stored and protected with ordinary care to protect the vehicle from further damage.

          3.  There shall be no unescorted access to the storage area by the general public. Storage areas shall be posted against unauthorized entry.

          4.  The Police Department shall have access to any part of the storage area, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the purpose of inspection or investigation. Under this provision, access means a contact person must be available to provide entry.

          5.  No vehicles towed by the municipal towing contractor shall be stored outside of the storage facility.

          6.  The municipal towing contractor shall maintain regular hours for the release of vehicle from storage; a minimum of eight hours a day, Monday through Friday (excluding New Jersey state holidays) and four hours on Saturdays. Hours shall be conspicuously posted at the municipal towing contractor's principal location and the storage facility.

7.    If a vehicle is towed as a result of parking in a no-parking location in the Town of Hammonton during a festival, parade, or other sanctioned Town event, the municipal towing contractor shall make itself available to release the vehicle that day provided the owner of the vehicle has paid all fees to the Town and municipal towing contractor in accordance with this Chapter.

    C.  Towing and Storage of Vehicles

          1.  Towing services must be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  The municipal towing contractor must provide a tow vehicle to the designated site within 20 minutes of being notified by the Hammonton Police Department.  Repeated late arrivals without satisfactory cause shall constitute grounds in which the Chief of Police may consider the municipal towing contractor in violation of this Chapter and may be grounds for immediate suspension or revocation of said license.

      2.  Municipal towing contractors will be placed on call on a rotating basis as determined by the Chief of Police.

      3.  Municipal towing contractors shall be responsible for the towing of vehicles from the public streets, public alleys, public rights-of-way, public easements, avenues, thoroughfares, public or quasi-public places, including parks and playgrounds, or any other Town, county or state owned facility, as directed by the Town police.

          4.  The municipal towing contractor shall remove vehicles for storage to either the municipal towing contractor's storage facility or the Town storage facility, as directed by the Police Department.
          5.  Vehicles towed to the municipal towing contractor's storage facility will incur charges as set forth in this Chapter.

          6.  Vehicles towed to the Town storage facility will incur only applicable towing fees, not storage charges.

          7.  Prior to release of a vehicle from the Town storage facility, the Town will require the owner to satisfy his obligations to the municipal towing contractor.

          8.  In the event the police direct the municipal towing contractor to move the vehicle from the Town storage facility to contractor’s storage facility, the owner of the vehicle will incur the cost of the additional tow and storage fees commencing the date the vehicle is moved. The municipal towing contractor that provided the original service will be requested to provide the secondary service, as long as the contractor still holds a municipal towing license from the Town of Hammonton.

          9.  The owner of any vehicle towed shall have the right to remove his personal belongings from the stored vehicle during normal business hours, unless the vehicle is being held as evidence.

          10.  The owner or agent of the owner shall have the right to photograph the stored vehicle during normal business hours.

         11.  When the municipal towing contractor has been contacted by the Police Department to remove a disabled vehicle that is not impeding the flow of traffic or a safety concern and then the owner or operator of that vehicle appears prior to the municipal towing contractor's arrival and requests his own towing service, the municipal towing contractor cannot charge for the response.

         12.  The municipal towing contractor shall be responsible to clean up and remove all broken glass and debris at the scene of accidents as per N.J.S.A. 39:4-56.8b and any amendments thereto.

         13. The municipal towing contractor will also be responsible for basic environmental cleanup.

         14.  In the event that an emergency arises and the on-call municipal towing contractor cannot provide adequate service when requested by the Police Department, another municipal towing contractor will be contacted to respond.

         15.  If no municipal towing contractor can perform the required service, the Police Department may contact any available towing contractor with the proper equipment to perform the activity. The fees for vehicles that require this extraordinary service shall be reasonable and customary, based upon the prevailing rate in the industry. Whenever applicable, it shall be the responsibility of the towing contractor to first inform the owner or operator of the estimated total cost prior to the performance of any towing service.

         16.  Municipal towing contractors may not charge any owner for any damage to his tow equipment or storage facilities resulting from any towing operation.

         17.  Prior to towing any vehicle, the municipal towing contractor shall remove or secure anything that may fall from the disabled vehicle while being towed.

         18.  No municipal towing contractor shall release a vehicle until a Town of Hammonton Police Department vehicle release form is completed, signed and filed with the Hammonton Police Department.  An administrative fee of $25 shall be charged for the processing of the Hammonton Police Department vehicle release form.  Such fee is to be paid by the owner of the vehicle and collected by the Town of Hammonton prior to a release being issued.

         19.  Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:4-56.6, the municipal towing contractor shall be responsible for the public sale or auction of any vehicle abandoned at the municipal towing contractor's storage facility. The Town of Hammonton shall only be responsible pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:10A-1 et seq., for abandoned and unclaimed vehicles at a Town-owned storage facility.

         20.    In no event shall the Town of Hammonton be liable for any charges or claims associated with the towing and/or storage of any vehicles towed or stored under the terms of this Chapter unless said vehicle is owned by the Town of Hammonton and sold at public auction.

    D.  Fee Schedule

          1.  Basic Towing.  Basic Towing Service shall be defined as: The removal and transportation of an automobile from the incident scene to the contractor's storage lot at the request or call of authorized personnel or members of the Town of Hammonton Police Department as may be required when said automobile is abandoned, disabled, damaged in accidents, illegally parked, recovered after being stolen or, in the case of emergency, from a highway, street or other public or private road, or from a parking area or from a storage facility, basic clean up (including glass, debris and fluid), gate fee after hours, yard fee, winching fee, additional cost for second tow truck, if needed, and recovery of a vehicle not in an upright position in the right-of-way only. It does not include recovery of an automobile from a position beyond the right-of-way or berm, being impaled upon any other object within the right-of-way or berm, or any further services provided by the contractor.
         2.  The maximum fees municipal towing contractors shall charge for Basic Towing Service shall be as follows:

        (a)   Basic towing service (two axles).

            i.  Under 10,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $140.
            ii. Additional axle: $25.
iii.Rate per mile out of Town: $3.

        (b)  Basic towing service (two axles).

i.  Between 10,001 pounds and 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $215.
ii. Additional axle: $35.
iii.Rate per mile out of Town: $4.

(c)  Basic towing service, over 16,001 pounds gross vehicle weight (heavy duty): $300.

    i.  Rate per mile out of Town: $5.

(d)  Basic towing service, motorcycle/motorized bicycle: $100.

    i.  Rate per mile out of Town: $3

(e)  Recovery of vehicle not in an upright position within the right-of-way.

    i.  Vehicle under 8,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $75.
    ii. Vehicle between 8,000 pounds and 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $100.
    iii.Fees for vehicles over 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight shall be reasonable and customary, based on prevailing rates in the industry.

(f)  Cost for a second tow truck if needed: $75 per hour.

(g)  Basic cleanup, including glass, debris and fluid: $35, plus $17 per bag of absorbent used.

(h)  Storage fees per calendar day (commencing 12 hours after the request for tow).

    i.  Outside building secured.

        [1]  Under 8,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $35.
        [2]  Up to 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $40.
    ii.  Inside building secured.

        [1] Up to 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight: $50.

iii. Fees for vehicles over 16,000 pounds gross vehicle weight shall be reasonable and customary, based on prevailing rates in the industry.
    
(i)  Where a vehicle is stored as a result of having been involved in a fatal motor vehicle accident or incident, the permitted storage fees shall not start to be incurred until the 8th calendar day after the owner or owner’s representative is notified by the Police Department that the vehicle can be released.

(j)  Owner access to vehicle. Any owner requesting access to the owner's vehicle at the storage facility to retrieve items from the vehicle may be charged a fee of $40.

(k)  After-hours release fee (Gate Fee): $40.

(l)  Yard fee:  $40

(m) Winching fee:  $125

             3.  Non-basic towing.

(a)  Non-basic towing shall be defined as: All towing services that are not basic towing services or private passenger automobiles.

(b)  This chapter is not intended to regulate or set fees for non-basic towing services or the towing and storage of trucks and buses. Such service, if required, shall be billed at reasonable prevailing rates. The towing contractor shall submit a list of fees in advance for non-basic towing services to the Chief of Police, who shall have the sole discretion in determining the maximum fees permitted.

             4.  Municipal vehicles.  The maximum charge for towing Hammonton municipal vehicles, for both basic and non-basic towing, whether from within the Town of Hammonton or outside the Town of Hammonton to any designated municipal impound lot or other location shall be $100.00.

    §261-6.  Insurance Requirements

    A.  Towing contractors shall be required to purchase, maintain and provide during the time of service on the rotary list proof of insurance furnished by a reputable insurance company licensed to do business in the State of New Jersey, containing the following coverages with liability limits as set forth below: 

                1.   Garage liability/comprehensive general liability insurance policy in an amount not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit coverage bodily injury and property damage liability, inducting but not limited to personal injury, products liability (where applicable), independent contractor and completed operation coverage. 

                2.   Garagekeepers legal liability "direct primary" insurance policy in an amount not less than $100,000. Said policy must include both comprehensive and collision and an endorsement to include on hook. 

                3.   Automobile liability insurance policy in an amount not less than $1,000,000 combined single limit covering bodily injury and property damage liability including but not limited to owned, nonowned and hired vehicles. 
                4.   Workers' compensation insurance as required by law, including, but not limited to, statutory New Jersey Workers' Compensation benefits, and employers liability of at least $100,000. 

                5.   Excess/umbrella liability. In the event that a garage liability and/or automobile liability cannot be purchased up to the required limit of $1,000,000, an excess liability or umbrella liability policy must be purchased to effect a total liability limit of $1,000,000. Excess or umbrella liability policies will not be required for garage or automobile policies that meet or exceed the minimum limit of $1,000,000. 

                6.   The garage liability policy shall name the Town of Hammonton as additional insured and certificate holder. 

    §261-7.  Recordkeeping

    A.  The municipal towing contractor shall prepare and issue to the owner/operator a written invoice for services rendered under this chapter. The invoice shall reflect the date, time, location of service, the employee that performed the service and that the service was performed at the direction of the Police Department. A copy of the invoice shall be retained by the municipal towing contractor and filed in a manner that coincides with his normal business practice and will allow immediate access to such records when requested by the Police Department.

    B.  The municipal towing contractor has discretion to establish the method of payment and forfeits all mechanic lien rights once he physically releases a vehicle from his custody. The Town will not be held liable for or assist the municipal towing contractor to collect any unpaid fees that were incurred under the provisions of this chapter.

    C.  The municipal towing contractor shall incur the cost of and shall post the rate schedule listed in this chapter in a conspicuous location at the municipal towing contractor's principal location where payment of fees are transacted.


    D.  The municipal towing contractor shall not release any vehicle impounded under this chapter without written release from the Police Department. The release form must be attached and filed with the invoice.

    E.  All records, payment invoices and other documentation resulting from the municipal towing contractor's compliance with this chapter must be kept by the municipal towing contractor for a period of two years.

3.    Chapter 261, the following Sections shall be renumbered:

Old Section        New Section

§261-6        §261-8
§261-8        §261-9

         

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
November 4, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $382.54

Public Sale of Town 
Owned Property
The Town of Hammonton is offering for sale by public auction all of the Town’s right, title and interest in   and to the following lot pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13:

Block 1602, Lot 3 – at a minimum amount of $20,900.00.  The minimum bid for the lot is set forth above.  No bid less than the minimum amount set forth will be considered. 

The property set forth above is not necessary for public municipal purposes and the best interest of the public shall be served in selling said property by public sale to the highest bidder at or above the minimum price set forth above with Town Council reserving the right to accept or reject or otherwise remove any lot from sale.  The public sale shall take place on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 10:00 AM on the 3rd floor of the municipal building located at 100 Central Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037.  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 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.  

Frank Zuber Clerk
October 28 & November 4, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $19.22


Ordinance #012- 2020

TOWN OF HAMMONTON
 LEGAL NOTICE

Take notice that an Ordinance entitled “Authorizing Sale of Town Owned – 149 Golden Eagle Drive,” passed second reading at the public hearing at the regular meeting of Mayor and Council held on October 26, 2020.

Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk
November 4, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $4.96


Ordinance #013- 2020

TOWN OF HAMMONTON LEGAL NOTICE

Take notice that an Ordinance entitled “Fixing Salaries of Members of the PBA,” passed second reading at the public hearing at the regular meeting of Mayor and Council held on October 26, 2020.

Frank Zuber, Municipal Clerk
November 4, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $4.65

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 November 20, 2020 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

*4157    1 & 2    1.5611acre    235 Cedar Street           FAR         $3,100.00
*4157    3    80 x 50    238 Cherry Street           FAR         $   200.00


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

KIMBERLY JOHNSON, R.M.C.
TOWNSHIP CLERK
November 4, 2020
Ptr. Fee: $64.17

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