Here are some of the highlights from the meeting and items placed on the Agenda for the next Borough Council meeting.
Summer Camp Fees - $125.00 1st child (Matawan Residents), $100. each additional child in family.
$175.00 1st child (Non-residents), $150. each additional child in family.
Mayor cast the deciding vote as to whether or not the Borough will advertise for Summer Recreation Director. Mayor Buccellato voted no to break the tie and the position will not be advertised.
Marriage License Fees - Mayor requested fees be rescinded.
Fierro Avenue Parking - Residents have issues with a Cafe regarding Valet parking on residential streets. Owner of Cafe will be discussing optional parking with owners of adjacent commercial properties. Safety Officer did a noise assessment when doors are closed. Cafe has agreed to keep doors closed when music is playing. Reports of overcrowding were investigated, yielded no results at the time of visit.
Engineering Fees for Road Program - No mention of Grants for the Road Program. Borough Engineer was not at Workshop. Discussions on reducing Engineering fees will be discussed at the Council meeting when he is present. Note: to date, do not recall receiving any Grants for Road Improvements while Maser Consulting has been Borough Engineering firm.
Recycling - Councilman Malley stated that newspapers delivered to driveways were not always removed by residents and blowing all over the streets. He also mentioned that newspapers were delivered to vacant properties creating unsightly properties. Leaves cannot be left at the curb or bagged for the garbage pick up. Residents should make arrangements to have leaves carted away.
See you at the next Council meeting......