UCCF 12/19/19: More 2% Raises

2019-1141: Authorizing the County Manager to adopt exclusionary wage increases as follows: salary increases for 2020 shall be based upon each employee’s performance evaluation score, pursuant to resolution number 2002-2129 and in the amount not to exceed 2%, effective January 1, 2020.

UCCF 12/19/19: Development Directions and the Hollow ‘No’

2019-1092: Authorizing the County Manager to award a contract, through a fair and open Request for Proposal process, for the Administration of the Union County Housing Voucher Program (HAPP) (Section 8) to Development Directions for a two year period commencing January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2021, with the potential for two (2) additional twelve (12) month extension options, in an amount not to exceed $700,000. (Administrative fees are set forth annually by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.) (HUD)
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Yes there was one ‘no’ vote but it takes no courage to vote ‘no’ when it will be little more than an irritant to those who need Development Directions to get $700,000, especially when that ‘no’ vote is never explained.

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UCCF 12/19/19: Boughs of Holley

According to Financial Disclosure forms filed by New Jersey legislators:

Assemblyman Holley, Jamel C. 20 D   2014   2015   2016   2017   2018  

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For all those years Millennium Strategies of Morristown, NJ was one of Holley’s jobs and paid him between $25,000 and $49,999 annually. As in prior years tonight we got this resolution:

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UCCF 12/19/19: Biggest One Ever

If you attend one freeholder meeting this year tonight might be the time as the 18-page agenda could be the longest ever. Among the spoils:

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UCCF 12/5/19: Raises for Freeholders/ Department Heads

For years Union County freeholders received annual salaries of $29,500 with the Chair of the Board getting an extra $2,000 and the Vice Chair an extra $1,000.

In 2015 raise ordinances started including freeholder salaries and these fixes have become a seasonal event. At the 12/5/19 freeholder meeting we got:

812-2019 AN ORDINANCE FIXING THE SALARIES OF MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS, THE COUNTY MANAGER AND DEPARTMENT HEADS.
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Those raises:

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UCCF 11/14/19: Where’s Derek

Robert Scutro of Linden wants to know:
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Scutari Sues Armstead for Libel

Just last Monday they were seated near each other at Bubble Boy Murphy’s Town Hall meeting in Union – until Senator Nick Scutari remembered he had to go campaign:
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Yesterday, according to David Wildstein:

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