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Ordinances & Resolutions

Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for July 2015.

This page is intended to give Borough residents an overview of official actions taken by the Governing Body during July 2015.  There were two meetings held this month: the Borough Council Caucus Meeting (Work Session) on Monday, July 6th, and the Regular Borough Council Meeting on Monday, July 20th.

At the bottom of this page you will find official actions from previous months.  For more detailed information please see Borough Council’s Meeting Agendas and Minutes by clicking HERE.

  • The following Ordinances were Introduced.  Public Hearings are scheduled for July 20, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Ordinance 2015-11:  An Ordinance amending Chapter 215 of the Code of the Borough of Palmyra entitled Sewer.  If adopted this Ordinance amends the sewer fees paid by mixed-use properties (commercial properties with one or more residential units) not having separate water meters; provides for a credit of $500 to encourage the installation of an additional water meter; and amends the sewer fees paid by industrial properties holding a Significant Indirect User Permit issued by the NJDEP.

Ordinance 2015-12:  An Ordinance amending Chapter 40 Personnel.  If adopted this Ordinance deletes outdated mandatory retirement age requirements in the Code of the Borough of Palmyra.

  • The following Ordinance was Introduced.  Public Hearing is scheduled for August 17, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Ordinance 2015-13:  An Ordinance of the Borough of Palmyra in the County of Burlington, New Jersey; providing for various capital improvements and related expenses in and for the Borough, appropriating $1,167,700 therefore, authorizing the issuance of $1,109,315 in General Improvement Bonds or Notes of the Borough to finance the same.  If adopted this Ordinance authorizes a number of capital improvement projects and purchases for the Police, Fire and Public Works Departments, and general improvements, totaling up to $1,167,700.

  •  After Public Hearings the following Ordinances were Adopted.

Ordinance 2015-7:  An Ordinance amending Chapter 237, Article VI of the Code repealing Chapter 60 of the Code amending section 503(c) of the Land Development Code and repealing Section (V)(h)(1)(a) of Ordinance 2012-3.  This Ordinance amends certain provisions related to sidewalks.

Ordinance 2015-9:  An Ordinance amending, consolidating and superseding prior Ordinances 2013-14 and 2013-23 regarding the inspection, registration and licensing of residential rental properties in the Borough of Palmyra (“The Revised Residential Rentals Ordinance”).  This Ordinance amends certain Ordinances requiring inspections and registrations of residential rental properties.

Ordinance 2015-10:  An Ordinance amending, consolidating and superseding prior Ordinances 2013-17 and 2013-25 regarding the issuance of Certificates of Occupancy upon the sale of residential properties in the Borough of Palmyra (“The Revised Residential Sales Ordinance”).  If adopted this Ordinance amends certain Ordinances requiring CO inspections upon the sale of residential properties.

Ordinance 2015-11:  An Ordinance amending Chapter 215 of the Code of the Borough of Palmyra entitled Sewer.  This Ordinance amends the sewer fees paid by mixed-use properties (commercial properties with one or more residential units) not having separate water meters; provides for a credit of $500 to encourage the installation of an additional water meter; and amends the sewer fees paid by industrial properties holding a Significant Indirect User Permit issued by the NJDEP.

Ordinance 2015-12:  An Ordinance amending Chapter 40 Personnel.  This Ordinance deletes outdated mandatory retirement age requirements in the Code of the Borough of Palmyra.

  • The following Resolutions were Approved.  More routine matters were conducted as well.

Resolution 2015-106, authorizing an agreement with Real Results Basketball Program for operation of basketball programs in the Community Center.

Resolution 2015-126, authorizing additional Personal Time Off days for non-uniformed part-time employees and non-uniformed full-time employees hired after January 1, 2007.

Resolution 2015-127, awarding a contract to CME Associates for engineering services for an above ground fuel storage facility in an amount not-to-exceed $45,500.

Resolution 2015-129, authorizing membership in the Burlington County Mutual Aid and Assistance program with other participating agencies.

Resolution 2015-131, appointing Richard Dreby as Code Enforcement Officer at the rate of $20/hour not-to-exceed 24 hours/week.

Resolution 2015-132, awarding a contract to Neri’s Construction & Rental, Inc., for misc. on-call contractor services.

Resolution 2015-133, authorizing the sale of $11,675,000 in General Obligation Bonds, Series 2105, consisting of $9,830,000 General Capital Improvement Bonds and $1,845,000 in Sewer Utility Bonds.  This GO Bond issue permanently refinances all Borough issued debt.

Resolution 2015-134, authorizing a continued Shared Services Agreement with Burlington County for Central Communications/911 services.

Resolution 2015-135, authorizing the issuance of certain Liquor Licenses for the 2015-2106 year.

Resolution 2015-136, awarding a contract to Eastern Environmental LLC for 2015 Tree Maintenance.

Resolution 2015-137, authorizing a Grant Management Plan for a Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Grant application.

Resolution 2015-138, adopting the Citizen Participation Plan developed by the Small Cities CDGB Program.

Resolution 2015-139, authorizing a grant application to the NJ DCA for a Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Grant to carry out a program to address code violations of low and moderate income residents.

Resolution 2015-140, adopting a Rehabilitation Assistance Policy and Procedures Manual for the NJ DCA for a Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Program.

Borough Ordinances & Resolutions from previous months

Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for June 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for May 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for April 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for March 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for February 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for January 2015
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for December 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for November 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for October 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for September 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for August 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for July 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for June 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for May 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for April 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for March 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for February 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for January 2014
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for December 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for November 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for October 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for September 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for August 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for July 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for June 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for May 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for April 2013
Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for March 2013