Archive for the ‘Citizens Forum’ Category

UCCF 5/23/19: Freeholders Pay for Sexual Harassment

2019-463: A resolution authorizing Settlement of pending litigation in the matter entitled Susan Pearl & Cynthia Pisano v. UC, ct al, Docket No. MID-L-5833-18, in the total amount not to exceed $395,000 (County Contribution not to exceed is S230,000, remainder from Chubb Insurance Co.)

This is how the litigation was explained by County Counsel Robert Barry:
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And this is how TapintoClark explained it:
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UCCF 4/25/19: Roadmap to Acceptable Bribes

From the last freeholder meeting – more pay-to-play before elections:
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And a suggestion:

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UCCF 4/25/19: UCC Cell Tower

Before we get to the rest of the UCDEM blogs, here are some people who came out at the last freeholder meeting opposing a cell tower on the Union County College Cranford campus.

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UCCF 4/25/19: 2019 Budget Approved

More UCDEM blogs to come but tonight happened to be a freeholder meeting with the 2019 budget being approved unanimously (and mindlessly) with these public comments:

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Lawyer Fees Going Up

2019-169: Amending Resolution 2019-17 adopted January 6, 2019 to add the Law Firm of Florio, Perrucci, Steinhardt & Cappelli, LLC, of Rochelle Park, NJ to the approved list of Qualified Litigation Defense Counsel, for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

2019-170: Amending Resolution 2018-1128 adopted December 20, 2018 to add the Law Firm of Purcell, Mulcahy & Flanagan to the approved list of Qualified Labor/Personnel Counsel for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

Route 22 Bridge To Be Replaced

This is what the bridge looks like now:
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2019-160:Authorizing the County Manager to enter into a Jurisdictional Agreement Number 4834 between the County of Union and the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation associated with the Route 22 Chestnut Street Bridge Replacement Improvements, County of Union, New Jersey. The Improvements will affect Chestnut Street (CR619) and West Chestnut Street (CR626), Township of Union.

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According to a handout that was provided at a public meeting in Union over the summer construction should begin January, 2020 with these improvements:

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UCCF 12/13/18: We Are One Fishing For Democrat Voters

It started in 2014 and is continuing:

2018-1059: Authorizing the County Manager to enter into an agreement with We Are One New Jersey Inc., Trenton, NJ, to provide social and human services that educate, empower, and uplift families under the We Are One New Jersey Project, for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 in an amount not to exceed $245,000.