Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for April 2013
The following Ordinances were Adopted during the month of April 2013. Please note that more routine matters were conducted as well.
Ordinance 2013-07: An Ordinance of the Borough of Palmyra in the County of Burlington providing for various capital improvements and related expenses in and for the Borough appropriating $155,000 therefore and authorizing the issuance of $147,250 in General Improvement Bonds or Notes of the Borough to finance the same. This Ordinance authorizes the funding to purchase 95-gallon trash carts.
Ordinance 2013-08: An Ordinance to amend Ordinance 2001-20 Creating a Length of Service Awards Program (LOSAP) to reward members of the Palmyra Fire Department for their loyal, diligent and devoted services to the residents of the Borough of Palmyra, by adopting provisions for an automatic annual increase pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:14-185(f), equivalent to the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index. This Ordinance provides for an annual cost of living allowance in the Borough-funded LOSAP pension program for Palmyra Fire Department members equal to the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index.
The following Ordinances were Introduced during the month of April 2013 and scheduled for Public Hearing and Adoption on May 20, 2013 at 7:00 PM.
Ordinance 2013-09: An Ordinance to regulate the sale of gold, silver and second-hand merchandise within the Borough of Palmyra. This Ordinance provides for certain public safety controls over pawn shop-type businesses.
Ordinance 2013-10: An Ordinance requiring all businesses operating in the Borough of Palmyra to register annually with the Borough Clerk. This Ordinance provides for an annual registration requirement for all businesses operating in the Borough.
Ordinance 2013-11: An Ordinance of the Borough of Palmyra to provide for and determine the rates of compensation of each officer and employee of the Borough of Palmyra for the years 2013 and 2014. This Ordinance expires December 31, 2014 unless amended. This Ordinance provides the bi-annual minimum and maximum range of salaries and hourly rates authorized to be paid to Borough employees.
The following Resolutions were Approved during the month of April 2013. Please note that more routine matters were conducted as well.
Resolution 2013-93, rejecting bids for tree services.
Resolution 2013-94, appointing Dave Austin to the Public Works Department.
Resolution 2013-95, appointing Dale Palmer to the Public Buildings and Grounds Department.
Resolution 2013-99, appointing Arek Arargil to the Police Department.
Resolution 2013-105, approving the specific annual rates of compensation and hourly rates paid to Borough employees.