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Please Reschedule the Dangerously Rushed Garage Bonding (BCIA) Vote/Discussions & Give Schedler Discussion Earlier Agenda Placement at Later Date

file photo by Boyd Loving

Dear Roberta and Council members,

Thank you for rescheduling Schedler as the agenda is so jam packed that we were all looking at another marathon meeting.  I may not be an expert on anything but I do recognize when town issues have reached a critical mass level of concern.  With hundreds of […]

By |January 26th, 2016|village of ridgewood|25 Comments

Affordable housing divide: Judges to reconcile differing estimates of need in NJ

Affordable housing divide: Judges to reconcile differing estimates of need in NJ

JANUARY 18, 2016, 11:25 PM    LAST UPDATED: TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2016, 7:41 AM
BY MARINA VILLENEUVE
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD

Last spring, a study commissioned by a housing-rights group found that New Jersey municipalities must collectively provide more than 200,000 units of low- and moderate-income housing […]

By |January 19th, 2016|Bergen County|0 Comments

Troubles in Ridgewood

Troubles in Ridgewood

JANUARY 15, 2016    LAST UPDATED: FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2016, 12:31 AM
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Troubles in Ridgewood

To the editor:

We have troubles right here in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and that rhymes with P and that stands for poor planning.

We voted yes on parking but we didn’t understand that all three garage designs would not fit […]

By |January 16th, 2016|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood Special Public Meeting to be held at 5pm ?

December 31,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Special Public Meeting – Multi-Family Housing – January 8, 2016

Ridgewood NJ , There will be a Village Council Special Public Meeting held on Friday, January 8, 2016 @ 5PM in the Court Room at Village Hall. Various Consultants will be presenting proposals for the 4 Multi-Family Housing Studies covering; […]

By |December 31st, 2015|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Village of Ridgewood Special Public Meeting on Multi-Family Housing

Special Public Meeting – Multi-Family Housing

Ridgewood NJ, There will be a Village Council Special Public Meeting held on Friday, January 8, 2016 @ 5PM in the Court Room at Village Hall. Various Consultants will be presenting proposals for the 4 Multi-Family Housing Studies covering; fiscal impact, traffic, education & municipal infrastructure.

Planning Board and Historic Preservation […]

By |December 28th, 2015|Urbanization|9 Comments

Village of Ridgewood Council Reaffirms its Agreement to 4 comprehensive, independent impact studies on the high density housing

file photo by Boyd Loving
December 10,2015

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Last night was a huge success for residents in that village , the Village council committed to doing the four studies on the high density issue. Without the pressure from residents, this would not have happened. The meeting went late and there were […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Urbanization|9 Comments

Ridgewood continues process to update master plan

DECEMBER 7, 2015    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015, 11:11 AM
BY MATTHEW SCHNEIDER
STAFF WRITER |
THE RIDGEWOOD NEWS

Planning Board members continued their review of the village master plan at last Tuesday night’s meeting, focusing much of the discussion on the housing element of the plan.

As part of his presentation, Village Planner Blais Brancheau explained the […]

By |December 8th, 2015|village of ridgewood|0 Comments

Public Hearing on Ridgewood’s High Density Housing will continue during the Village Council meeting WEDNESDAY evening..

THIS Wednesday, December 9th at 8:00 pm at Village Hall

PLEASE try to attend the meeting.  The Mayor and Council will be discussing TWO very important issues that could change the character of our village forever:  Multi-Family Housing and the Hudson Street Parking Garage.   It is crucial that as many residents as possible attend the […]

By |December 8th, 2015|village of ridgewood|5 Comments

Village Council Meeting December 9th at 8pm

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD  VILLAGE COUNCIL

REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

 DECEMBER 9, 20 8:00 P.M.

 

Call to Order – Mayor

 

Statement of Compliance with the Open PublicMeetings Act

 

Roll Call – Village Clerk

 

Flag Salute and Moment of Silence

 

Acceptance of Financial Reports

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Proclamations

 

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over – 2015 Year End Holiday Statewide Crackdown

 

Presentation – Update – Lead in Drinking Water […]

By |December 5th, 2015|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

Ridgewood seeks public input on downtown parking-deck options

NOVEMBER 30, 2015, 5:47 PM    LAST UPDATED: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2015, 5:47 PM
BY STEVE JANOSKI
STAFF WRITER |
THE RECORD
RIDGEWOOD — Local officials will ask for public comment Wednesday night regarding the size and scope of the proposed Hudson Street parking garage, the construction of which is expected to ease longstanding parking concerns in the village’s crowded downtown.

Mayor […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Urbanization|3 Comments