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Reader says , “To not buy the Elks would be shortsighted “

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Ridgewood Water is well managed and they are responding to unfunded mandates. Did you not tune in and note that for the past few years they have run the water company well below their own projections and below the operating expenses of similar public and private water companies? The presentation should be online. There is a well directly next to the house on Goffle so my guess is the need the space for additional pumping or treatment. Buying the Elks and moving the Water staff of Village Hall out gives the RPD the office space they need in Village Hall. It also will consolidate water staff for better efficiency and oversight. Buying up the property directly next to the municipal complex, regardless of the future occupants, makes sense in my opinion. It will address any future needs that arise. To not buy it would be shortsighted; I hate additional spending (I am vehemently opposed to the mega-garage) but these purchases make sense.

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Ridgewood Water Buys “Elks ” and property on Goffle Road

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Ridgewood NJ, The Ridgewood Village Council has finalized the purchase of the old Elks lodge by Ridgewood Water on North Maple next to Ridgewood Public Library and Village Hall . This ends a long saga involving the sad demise of the Ridgewood Elks . The Elks lodge was closed in 2016 and was contested by the local Elks leadership which in the end failed to resurrect the lodge.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING NOVEMBER 7, 2018 7:30 P.M.

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING NOVEMBER 7, 2018 7:30 P.M.

1. Call to Order – Mayor

2. Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meeting Act

MAYOR: “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided
by a posting on the bulletin board in Village Hall,
by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record, and by submission to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including the date and time of this meeting.”

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Carve that Pumpkin for Halloween

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RIDGEWOOD WATER 2018 HYDRANT FLUSHING SCHEDULE

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Ridgewood NJ, Starting the evening of October 21, 2018, at 9 pm, Ridgewood Water (RW) will perform hydrant flushing in the systems of all four municipalities served by the utility. This is an essential part of our system maintenance program, because it helps us to continue to provide you with high-quality water service.

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TONIGHT : Public Water Forum at the Ridgewood Public Library

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Public Library presents a Public Water Forum ,co-Hosted by League of Women Voters of Ridgewood, NJ with Debbie Mans (Deputy Commissioner of the NJDEP) as the featured speaker. Find out how this summer’s excessive rain will impact our water supply and if tiered pricing is the way of the future for water.

Today at 7:30 PM – 9 PM

Ridgewood Public Library
125 N Maple Ave, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING OCTOBER 10, 2018 8:00 P.M.

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20181010 – Village Council Regular Public Meeting
VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING OCTOBER 10, 2018 8:00 P.M.

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Ridgewood Water Catches Contractor Dumping Contaminated Soil on its Wyckoff Property

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Ridgewood NJ, Northjersey.com has reported that .,”Ridgewood Water says its water supply is safe after catching a contractor dumping contaminated soil on its Wyckoff property.”

Northjersey goes to state in the article that , “A utility employee saw a local contractor on Aug. 20 dumping between four and six loads of soil at the Ames wellfield. According to a statement by Ridgewood Water, the Wyckoff Police Department was immediately notified and is investigating. At the same time, the Ames well was shut down as a precaution.” Interesting when the Ridgewood blog checked the Wyckoff Police blotter , there was no mention of the incident on that or any other date and when we went to the Ridgewood Water website it was off line on September 27th in the evening .We do know how that feels but it seemed an odd coincidence .

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Public Water Forum co-hosted by the League of Women Voters of Ridgewood, on October 17, 2018

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Ridgewood NJ, Mark your calendars for a Public Water Forum co-hosted by the League of Women Voters of Ridgewood, NJ on October 17, 2018. The featured speaker is Debbie Mans , Deputy Commissioner for the NJDEP.

Co-Hosted by League of Women Voters of Ridgewood, NJ with Debbie Mans (Deputy Commissioner of the NJDEP) as the featured speaker. Find out how this summer’s excessive rain will impact our water supply and if tiered pricing is the way of the future for water.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM – 9 PM

Ridgewood Public Library
125 N Maple Ave, Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

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Village Council Special Public Meeting and Village Council Work Session Agenda September 26th 7:30pm

Village Council Special Public Meeting Agenda 20180926
VILLAGE COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
7:30 P.M.

1. Call to Order – Mayor
2. Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meeting Act
MAYOR: “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided
by a posting on the bulletin board in Village Hall,
by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record, and by submission to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including the date and time of this meeting.”
3. Roll Call
4. ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING
a. #3670 – Bond Ordinance – Reconfiguration of Train Station Parking Lot ($330,000)
b. #3671 – Bond Ordinance – Additional Funding for Restoration of Zabriskie-Schedler House, Phase 2
5. RESOLUTIONS
18-290 Award Professional Services Contract – Historic Architectural Services – Zabriskie-Schedler House, Phase 2 (NTE $)
18-291 Authorize Execution of Memorandum of Agreement with Bergen County – Desnagging of Kings Pond
18-292 Adopt 2018 Human Resources Manual
6. Adjournment

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