Borough Ordinances & Resolutions for May 2013
The following Ordinances were Adopted during the month of May 2013.
Ordinance 2013-09: An Ordinance regulating the sale of precious metal, gems, and secondhand goods. This Ordinance provides for certain public safety controls over pawn shop-type transactions.
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 Ordinances were Introduced during the month of May 2013 and scheduled for Public Hearing and Adoption on June 17, 2013 at 7:00 PM.
Ordinance 2013-12: An Ordinance amending Chapter 90 Vehicles and Traffic, parking prohibited during certain hours. This Ordinance restricts parking on Broad Street during certain hours to allow for trash removal and street sweeping.
Ordinance 2013-13: An Ordinance vacating the paper street in the Borough of Palmyra that is located between Block 156.01, Lots 1 & 1.03 and Block 158, Lot 2 on the Tax Map of the Borough of Palmyra. This Ordinance vacates an unimproved portion of Broad Street on the south side of Route 73 to the adjacent property owner in order to facilitate redevelopment.
Ordinance 2013-14: An Ordinance requiring the inspection, registration and licensing of residential rental properties in the Borough of Palmyra. This Ordinance requires the inspection, registration and licensing of one and two-unit residential rental properties.
Ordinance 2013-16: An Ordinance creating a Housing Department and the positions of Housing Official and Housing Inspectors. This Ordinance creates a Housing Department and certain official positions.
Ordinance 2013-17: An Ordinance requiring a Certificate of Occupancy upon the sale of any residential property. An Ordinance requiring a Certificate of Occupancy inspection and certificate prior to the sale of any residential property.
Ordinance 2013-18: An Ordinance amending Chapter 43 – Police Department, Section 43-10, Requirements. An Ordinance that amends the hiring requirements for police officers from 21 – 35 to 18 – 35 years of age.
Ordinance 2013-19: An Ordinance amending Chapter 195 – Peace and Good Order, Section 195-8, Violations and Penalties. An Ordinance amending the violations and penalties for certain offenses.
Ordinance 2013-20: An Ordinance regulating vacant/abandoned properties. An Ordinance that regulates vacant and/or abandoned properties.
The following Resolutions were Approved during the month of May 2013. Please note that more routine matters were conducted as well.
Resolution 2013-112, approving a shared service with Burlington County for a flashing pedestrian light at Cinnaminson Ave & Charles St.
Resolution 2013-113, certifying the 2012 Length of Service Awards Program amounts for the Fire Department volunteers.
Resolution 2013-117, amending the annual rates of compensation and hourly rates paid to Borough employees.
Resolution 2013-118, accepting a $9900 grant from the state for the YMCA/Palmyra Summer Camp program.
Resolution 2013-124, appointing Donna Browne as Deputy Court Administrator.