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NJ Business Coalition Says Governors Reversal on Indoor Dinning Unfairly Hurts Restaurant Owners

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Ridgewood NJ, The New Jersey Business Coalition, a group of more than 100 leading business and nonprofit groups throughout the state, issued the following statement following Gov. Phil Murphy’s signing of Executive Order 158, temporarily pausing the resumption of indoor dining in New Jersey.

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the fly has learned that the Village of Ridgewood is Harassing Restaurant Owners over Permits

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…the fly has learned that Village officials form the building department have been walking around the central business district and threatening all the restaurant owners that they will send the cops over if you don’t have their permit hanging in their place of business . Meanwhile permit processing is very slow and backed up , yet the Village still has time to walk the downtown to badger restaurant owners ?

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Reader says , Restaurant owners who lobbied for Village Garage stick Patrons with more Parking Fees

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file photo by Boyd Loving

It is quite ironic that the restaurant owners who lobbied so long and hard for this garage (Saraceno, Sullivan, & Vagianos) screwed themselves and their patrons in the process by demanding a structure so large (i.e., expensive) be built that the only way to pay for it is by extending metered parking times until well into the evening.

I can’t wait until they come running back to the Council a few years from now asking that the metered parking be pushed back until 6 PM because their businesses are suffering.

Lesson to be learned John, Ed, and Paul – You can’t have your cake and eat it too!