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Vagianos and Mortimer Running for Ridgewood Village Council

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Ridgewood NJ, Mayor Paul Vagianos and Bee Man Frank Mortimer are running to Village Council and have registered with NJ Law Enforcement Election Commission.

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Village Council Nomination Packets for the November 2024 election were available to any interested applicants as of June 4

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Ridgewood NJ, the staff of The Ridgewood Blog has learned that the Village Council Nomination Packets for the November 2024 election were available to any interested applicants as of June 4.  In previous years the availability of the Nomination Packets was always announced at every single Village Council meeting.

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Photos of identifiable children posted on Village Manager’s Facebook page

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Councilperson Siobhan Winograd has vehemently opposed posting photographs of identifiable children on publicly accessible social media accounts and on the Village’s website.

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Village of Ridgewood Swears in Tax Assessor

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village Council swore in William Palumbo for a full term appointment to a full term as Tax Assessor for the Village of Ridgewood .

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A Few take-aways from the Wednesday’s Ridgewood Village Council Meeting

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Ridgewood NJ, a few take-aways from the Wednesday’s Village Council meeting via TV-land and a concerned citizen:

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BREAKING – Sources of contaminated soil at Schedler revealed to Ridgewood Village Council

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Ridgewood NJ, representatives of the environmental testing company hired by the Village of Ridgewood informed Village Council members during Wednesday night’s Work Session where the contaminated soil dumped at Schedler came from.

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BREAKING: Ridgewood taxpayers kept in the dark – Officials held info about purchase of Town Garage property secret for months

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Ridgewood NJ, Purchase of the former Town Garage property by the Village of Ridgewood was announced publicly for the first time on Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (coincidentally, the same day news of the Village’s December 2022 legal petition to condemn the property was posted on The Ridgewood Blog).

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Reader asks, How can we trust that anything Ridgewood Mayor Vagiano says is truthful and that he does not stand to benefit in some way

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Ridgewood NJ, according to a Ridgewod Blog reader, “Doesn’t seem to bode well for Mayor Vagianos or the village of Ridgewood. especially as Vagianos is trying to get re-elected for another term. How can we trust that anything he says is truthful and that he does not stand to benefit in some way by making choices that do not benefit the people he was elected to represent.”

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Village of Ridgewood Controversial “Historic Preservation” Consultant is Being Sued

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Ridgewood NJ, Peter Primavera, Jr., the controversial historic preservation consultant hired by the Ridgewood Village Council is back in the news. In April Mr. Primavera outlined the scope of his proposed work for the Council after summarizing his educational background, professional credentials, and related work experience. At the time the Ridgewood blog reported on his dubious past which was ignored by the council .

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Ridgewood Needs 6 Volunteers to Step Up for this November’s Elections

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Ridgewood NJ, Three seats are up this November at the BOE, and three seats are up at the Village Council. If you, as a resident, are concerned about growing taxes in the village of Ridgewood, you need to step up and run for either the village council or the board of education.

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Likely violations of Faulkner Act and Open Public Meetings Act by Ridgewood Councilwoman?

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Ridgewood NJ, the councilwomen should have just provided the Village Manager’s name and contact information. In Ridgewood’s form of government, it is unlawful for elected officials to deal directly with municipal employees?

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“Who’s on first?” – Deployment of police officers at #Ridgewood Public Schools

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Ridgewood NJ, during a Monday, April 8th Ridgewood Board of Education meeting, Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Mark Schwarz announced his intention of hiring and deploying two (2) Class III police officers for the 2024/2025 school year. These two (2) officers would replace the existing one (1) Ridgewood Police Department School Resource Officer now serving the school district.

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The Village of Ridgewood Has a Budget

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village Council adopted a $61.2 million budget with a 2.74% municipal tax rate increase, which is below the current rate of inflation. That equates to a municipal tax increase of $144 on the average home assessed at $710,168.

Please keep in mind that the Village is only responsible for 23.4% of the total taxes collected, while the budgets for the schools, county and public library make up the remaining 76.6% of your tax bill.

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