BOROUGH OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS
M I N U T E S
October 12, 1999
Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of
Hasbrouck Heights was held on October 12, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the
Municipal Building, 248 Hamilton Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
Mayor Torre stated that the meeting complied with the
Sunshine Law, due notice having been made to all members of the Council by personal
service on January 1, 1999 and transmitted to The Observer, The Record and the Herald News
on January 4, 1999.
Present: Mayor William J. Torre, Councilman Andrew Link, III, Councilman Herbert D.
Heeren, Councilman Justin A. DiPisa, Councilman Garrett R. Pepe, Councilwoman Marlene
Verrastro,Councilman John Wassberg
SALUTE TO FLAG:
Mayor Torre led in the Salute to the Flag.
Press Release from Senator Louis Kosco
Letter from Girl Scouts
Letter from Library Director
Mayor Torre congratulated the Department of Public Works on an excellent job on Town Day.
BE IT RESOLVED
that the claims and accounts amounting to $1,152,675.00 specified in the schedule, having
been examined and approved by the Finance Commissioner, or his Deputy, be paid and that
warrants be issued therefor
Signed Herbert D. Heeren
Commissioner of Finance
On motion by Councilwoman Link, seconded by Councilwoman Verrastro, and unanimously
carried, the foregoing Resolution was adopted.
Douglas Lanzo to Zoning Board of Adjustment
On motion by Councilman Wassberg, seconded by Councilman DiPisa, it was unanimously
Patricia Kelly as School Crossing Guard
On motion by Councilman DiPisa, seconded by Councilman Heeren, it was unanimously carried.
Mayor Torre announced that there would be no public reports of the Mayor and Council,
however something of most importance supplementing the report of the cancellation of
Halloween in the Park should be mentioned. Over the last two weeks he has been in touch
with the Bergen County Mosquito Commission regarding its program and spraying in Hasbrouck
Heights. Chief Inspector Peter Rendine and his department visited Hasbrouck Heights,
inspected all parks, fields, schools and other places of public accommodation and advised
that Hasbrouck Heights had been visited monthly on a regular routine since March. In
October they visited three times and Woodland Park and Teterboro Field were sprayed at the
Mayor and Council's request just last week. The Riser Ditch and behind Shop Rite were also
inspected. They will continue until the frost arrives.
Teryl Ann Meagher from Engine Co. #2
On motion by Councilman Pepe, seconded by Councilman DiPisa, it was unanimously carried.
Councilman Link remarked that Teryl Ann Meagher has been one of the most professional
volunteers and hardworking individuals in that squad and expressed his regrets on her
resignation. Mayor Torre agreed.
168. Payment of Fees to State - Dog Licenses
169. Payment of Fees to State - Marriage Licenses
170. Payment of Fees to State - Construction Fees
171. Authorizing Change Order for Woodland Park Improvement Project
172. Authorizing Opposition to Amendment of H.R. 1000/S.82, Regarding Expansion of General
173. Authorizing Sale of Bond Anticipation Note
174. Authorizing Entering Into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement For the Purchase of
Electric Generation Service and Gas Supply Service
175. Authorize Application to N.J. Dept. of Community Affairs for Funds Available through
a Special Legislative Grant for Communication Equipment for Fire and Police Depts.
176. Authorizing Hasbrouck Heights VFW Post 4591 Bingo, Instant Raffle and On-Premise
On motion by Councilman Wassberg, seconded by Councilwoman Verrastro, and unanimously
carried, the foregoing Resolutions were adopted. (Resolutions attached)
ORDINANCES ON INTRODUCTION:
ORDINANCE NO. 1875:
"AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS TO IMPLEMENT SECTION 45 OF
THE ELECTRIC DISCOUNT & ENERGY COMPETITION ACT" introduced this date be and
the same is hereby passed on first reading and the Borough Clerk be and directed to
advertise notice of public hearing on said Ordinance to be held at the regular meeting of
the Borough Council on October 26, 1999 at 8:00 p.m.
On motion by Councilman Pepe, seconded by Councilman Councilwoman Verrastro, and
unanimously carried, the foregoing Ordinance on Introduction was approved.
ORDINANCE(S) ON PUBLIC HEARING:
MISCELLANEOUS FROM PUBLIC:
Mayor Torre waived opening the meeting to the public.
RECESS FOR CAUCUS:
There being no further business to be conducted during this portion of the meeting, the
Governing Body recessed for Caucus at 8:30 p.m.
here being no further business to come before the Governing Body, the meeting was
I, ROSE MARIE SEES, Acting Borough Clerk of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, do hereby
certify that the foregoing Minutes are to the best of my knowledge a true account of the
Regular Meeting held on October 12, 1999.
Rose Marie Sees
Acting Borough Clerk
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