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Dear Residents:

Please see today’s Suburbanite page 3 article:”Bond ordinance gets first round of approvals- $7.2 will help fund new fire house named after Drakeford”

This has been one of my priorities since the year 2010 and it has taken a lot of work. I am happy and pleased that the Council unanimously introduced this bond ordinance.

Please stay tuned for more to come

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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Dear Residents:

Please see page 1 of today’s Suburbanite: “Master Plan nears final stages: At meeting tonight, public to get official say on document”

At the Planning Board’s public hearing tonight, residents will have the opportunity to give their input. I am delighted that the Master Plan is bringing the community together as one.

Please watch for updates as they occur.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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Dear Residents:

Please see page 4 of today’s Suburbanite: “Hockey drive”

I am grateful to the Friends of the John T. Wright Arena for requesting hockey equipment donations. A special thanks to
Stephen Borg and Lisa Wisotsky.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle, III

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Dear Residents:

Please see the article in today’s Record on the Martin Luther King Day rally and march which began at City Hall and was followed by a special celebration service at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Click on link below.

I was honored to attend the special celebration and to welcome Senator Cory Booker who delivered an uplifting speech to a huge crowd honoring Dr. King at Ebenezer Baptist Church. A special thanks to all of those who attended the ceremony and participated in the rally. Rev. Jovan Davis of Ebenezer introduced well known guest speaker Rev. Kenneth Darryl Ray Clayton.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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[20 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 126 views]

Dear Resident:

The City of Englewood is on the precipice of an exciting new era…and many of you have played a big part in it.

With the official unveiling of our new draft master plan for public discussion, we capped off an extensive two-year process that incorporated unprecedented community input to create a rich and enduring blueprint for our city’s future. From day-one our goal has been to create a community-driven process so that the end result would truly incorporate the needs and wants of our residents.

If you were one of the more than 1,000 residents who attended one of our community meetings or pop-up workshops and offered your input, I sincerely thank you for taking the time to be a part of this transformative process.

Thanks to your input, the new plan we’ve developed fuses old with new by preserving our history and enhancing our existing strengths while keeping an eye towards the future and the best ways to promote smart development.

After the initial community input gathering process, a team of experienced consultants – Brown & Keener Urban Design, Regional Plan Association, and Urban Partners – went to work incorporating this input into a comprehensive plan that establishes a proactive approach to managing future development, preserving community character and guiding public and private investments.

The resulting plan is the product of on-the-ground research and a robust public process guided by several committees including the Municipal Advisory Group comprised of various city officials and planning board members and the Stakeholder Committee comprised of representative of business, civic, religious and community organization.

The new plan incorporates a number of key elements, or “turning points,” that will significantly boost the quality of life in the five-square mile city:

-Reactivation of the Northern Branch light rail line by NJTransit with three stops in Englewood to improve commuter options and enhance residential and business development;

-Enhance the vibrancy of the downtown through a mix of retail, residential, health care and offices with a focus on over-the-shop downtown living;

-Revitalize Englewood South by investing in the public realm and rezoning the area to mixed-use industrial to encourage entrepreneurship;

-Upgrade the existing city-wide community center programming as a current alternative to a possible future facility;

-Preserve residential neighborhoods through the creation of a Historic Commission to help retain and enhance residential character and preserve unique structures citywide;

-Enhance public spaces and city gateways by building upon the recent improvements at Depot Square, creating bike lanes and jogging paths within the city and along the proposed light rail line and targeting the western gateway to the city as a potential site for a new city hall and community center; and

-Treating planning as a civic exercise by making sure that the extensive public input that was gathered for this new plan is incorporated into future updates of the Master Plan.

The plan also provides policies and recommendations for future development strategies, economic incentives and land use controls that support and strengthen the city’s neighborhoods and commerce. These policies are organized around the following five major themes and their accompanying vision statements:

-Destination Downtown: Cultivate a unique, vibrant, livable, and walkable mixed‐use downtown with diverse retail, services, and housing opportunities for all.

-Englewood South: These blocks, traditionally devoted to manufacturing and commerce, will evolve into a vibrant, attractive, entrepreneurial district and employment center. Streetscape improvements, investments in branding and way-finding, and improved business facades and signs, will create an attractive environment that celebrates Englewood industry and attracts investment.

-My Neighborhood: Ensure safe, healthy, and attractive neighborhoods that are well‐connected and that have an abundance of accessible community amenities and services.

-Our Town: Offer a diverse variety of community amenities for Englewood residents of all ages and cultures in easily‐accessible and well‐maintained facilities.

-Mobility: Maximize the benefits of existing transit and anticipate the benefits of proposed transit improvements by planning for development opportunities, smooth traffic circulation, and parking.

Englewood has long been considered a jewel of the region because of our diverse population and our vibrant mix of downtown shops, restaurants, cultural and entertainment offerings and lush housing stock. Ultimately, our plan is to build on our city’s rich history and diversity, as well as our proximity to New York City, while targeting specific areas for growth that will bolster our long-term economic prospects.

To find out more details on how we plan to accomplish this, you can obtain a copy of the full Master Plan at the Englewood Public Library or here on Englewoodone.com by clicking here.

I urge you to stay involved and continue to be a part of this exciting, ongoing process.

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[20 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 266 views]

Please click on the link below for the Master Plan.

Adopted_2014_Master_Plan

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(ENGLEWOOD) – Englewood Mayor Frank Huttle III and the city’s Planning Board will officially present a proposed, new master plan to the public for its review and discussion at the Planning Board meeting on Jan. 23, capping off an extensive process that incorporated unprecedented community input to create a rich and enduring blueprint for the city’s future.

“From day-one our goal has been to create a community-driven process so that the end result would truly incorporate the needs and wants of our residents,” said Huttle. “The new plan fuses old with new by preserving our history and enhancing our existing strengths while keeping an eye towards the future and the best ways to promote smart development.”

Since beginning the planning process in 2012, Huttle hosted several community meetings and pop-up workshops where input from more than 1,000 residents was gathered. A team of experienced consultants – Brown & Keener, a division of RBA, Regional Plan Association, and Urban Partners – went to work incorporating this input into a comprehensive plan that establishes a proactive approach to managing future development, preserving community character and guiding public and private investments.

The resulting plan is the product of on-the-ground research and a robust public process guided by two committees – the Municipal Advisory Group comprised of various city officials and the Stakeholder Committee comprised of business, civic, religious and community organization representatives.

The new plan incorporates a number of key elements, or “turning points,” that will significantly boost the quality of life in the five-square mile city:

-Reactivation of the Northern Branch light rail line by NJTransit with three stops in Englewood to improve commuter options and enhance residential and business development;

-Enhance the vibrancy of the downtown through a mix of retail, residential, health care and offices with a focus on over-the-shop downtown living;

-Revitalize Englewood South by investing in the public realm and rezoning the area to mixed-use industrial to encourage entrepreneurship;

-Upgrade the existing city-wide community center programming as a current alternative to a possible future facility;

-Preserve residential neighborhoods through the creation of a Historic Commission to help retain and enhance residential character and preserve unique structures citywide;

-Enhance public spaces and city gateways by building upon the recent improvements at Depot Square, creating bike lanes and jogging paths within the city and along the proposed light rail line and targeting the western gateway to the city as a potential site for a new city hall and community center; and

-Treating planning as a civic exercise by making sure that the extensive public input that was gathered for this new plan is incorporated into future updates of the Master Plan.

The plan also provides policies and recommendations for future development strategies, economic incentives and land use controls that support and strengthen the city’s neighborhoods and commerce. These policies are organized around the following five major themes and their accompanying vision statements:

-Destination Downtown: Cultivate a unique, vibrant, livable, and walkable mixed‐use downtown with diverse retail, services, and housing opportunities for all.

-Englewood South: These blocks, traditionally devoted to manufacturing and commerce, will evolve into a vibrant, attractive, entrepreneurial district and employment center. Streetscape improvements, investments in branding and way-finding, and improved business facades and signs, will create an attractive environment that celebrates Englewood industry and attracts investment.

-My Neighborhood: Ensure safe, healthy, and attractive neighborhoods that are well‐connected and that have an abundance of accessible community amenities and services.

-Our Town: Offer a diverse variety of community amenities for Englewood residents of all ages and cultures in easily‐accessible and well‐maintained facilities.

-Mobility: Maximize the benefits of existing transit and anticipate the benefits of proposed transit improvements by planning for development opportunities, smooth traffic circulation, and parking.

Included within the Master Plan is the Land Use Plan, which will guide future growth and change in the city by recommending appropriate land use policies, densities and design tools to encourage healthy growth while protecting the unique character of the community.

“Englewood has long been considered a jewel of the region because of our diverse population and our vibrant mix of downtown shops, restaurants, cultural and entertainment offerings and lush housing stock. Ultimately, our plan is to build on our city’s rich history and diversity, as well as our proximity to New York City, while targeting specific areas for growth that will bolster our long-term economic prospects,” added Huttle.

Huttle also noted that while the 2009 master plan was relying on demographics from the nearly decade-old census conducted in 2000, the new plan better incorporates the city’s rich diversity by using the latest data from the 2010 Census.

Huttle will formally present the Master Plan to the Englewood Planning Board for approval at its next meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 8 pm in the Municipal Courtroom. Full details and copies of the Master Plan will be available electronically on englewoodone.com and cityofenglewood.com and hard copies will be available in the Englewood Public Library.

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[16 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 35 views]

Dear Residents,

As Martin Luther King Day approaches this Monday, January 20th I wanted to invite you all to a special event that will commemorate the day and its importance to the entire Englewood Community. I am also pleased that our new U.S. Senator Cory Booker will attend the event and annual service.

Please join Rev. Jovan Davis, Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, at a Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Celebration will begin at 9.30AM with a Rally on the steps of City Hall (2-10 N. Van Brunt Street) followed at 10.00AM with a March from City Hall to Ebenezer Baptist Church (216 Fourth Street, Englewood). Following the arrival at Ebenezer, the Annual Martin Luther King Day Service will begin at 11.00AM.

The legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and its significance grows with every passing year. Marking the day is always important in keeping this legacy alive. As Dr. King said in his own words, “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.”

I hope that you will join Reverend Davis, Senator Booker and me on this special day. I look forward to seeing you all there.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle

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Please click on link to see full artice which is on page 1 in today’s Suburbanite.

Dear Residents:

For the past three years, I have been the City’s first Mayor to serve as Council President.

Councilwoman Lynne Algrant was elected President of the City Council and Councilman Michael Cohen was elected President Pro Tempore. Ward 4 Councilman Wayne Hamer rejoined the governing body.

There are five areas of revitalizatin that the city will focus on in the coming year:

- adopting a new Master Plan after months of public input

- creating a new light rail commission with the Englewood
Economic Development Commission

- completing redevelopment of the vacant Lincoln School

- continuing to beautify public spaces

- unifying residents of all four wards as an “Englewood One”
Community

Stay tuned for more to come.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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[10 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 130 views]

Dear Residents,

Mayor Huttle Remarks
City Re-Organizational Meeting
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 @6.30PM

Good evening.

Welcome again to the 2014 City of Englewood reorganization meeting.

I am pleased that we are joined by the Council, Department Chiefs, employees and so many members of our community.

As we begin the New Year, we also enter a new era for our City.

Four years ago, I was elected to lead Englewood and the next year, I was chosen to lead our governing body, the City Council.

I am grateful to our residents and the Council for your confidence in me and I am proud of what we have accomplished together.

I ran for Mayor with a simple goal in mind: to decrease spending and increase services.

I knew we could do this by reforming the way our government operates.

I was elected at a critical time for Englewood.

Taxes had doubled in the previous 10 years and had gone up almost 50% in the previous five.
On top of that, our City was feeling the impacts of the economic downturn coupled with a reduction in state aid.

While other municipalities hoped to merely pull their towns out of troubled times, I believed that we could do more.

We had an opportunity to set Englewood on a path of revitalization and we have done that.
We applied the fiscal discipline of the business world to the functioning of government and it is working.
With the help of the Board of Education in 2010, we improved the school budget so that we were able to decrease spending by $5 million while putting more money into our classrooms and getting teachers back to work.

We have transformed our Boards and Commissions – the EEDC, the Planning Board, the Board of Adjustment and others – by bringing in residents who are leaders in their own right to share their expertise and knowledge with the City. I created the first Budget and Finance Commission comprising of members of the Council and business leaders ushering in a wave of budget reform we have now witnessed over past years.

As we saw taxes rising in communities around us, we delivered successive budgets that had no new taxes and we fought to cut spending and improve services.

We created a new and comprehensive Master Plan that will bring Englewood into the future and will serve our community for years to come.

We made changes that improve the quality of life for residents, such as enhanced snow clean-up during storms and free holiday parking.

We also worked efficiently to help residents during Superstorm Sandy and other major storms.

Most importantly, we made strides in bringing Englewood together as a community.

I have often used the phrase, Englewood One Community, because I believe that Englewood is at its best when our residents are united.

We saw this during Sandy, at the dedication of our 9/11 Memorial, at our annual holiday celebrations, and most recently at the reopening of the John T. Wright Arena.

As you know, I have not been afraid to speak my mind when I felt we could do better for the people of Englewood.

That passion for our City is something that the Council and I share.

While we may differ in approach, we all want to do what is best for the City now and in the future.
In the coming year, I look forward to working together with the Council to build upon our successes.
The economic stability of Englewood depends on rebuilding our downtown, by helping to bring new tenants into storefronts and making downtown a destination for residents across Bergen County.

I am committed to bringing Light Rail to Englewood in a way that offers our residents regional transportation access while preserving our assets.

A critical aspect of downtown renewal is enhancing our police services there and in the rest of the City.

I plan to work to improve public safety working alongside Police Chief Suffern and to effectively manage costs to help us make our police department more efficient and better equipped to meet 21st century challenges.

We are exploring the use of auxiliary police, which we have seen in many New Jersey communities.
Within our Emergency Management Structure, we are working to implement the lessons we have learned from Sandy and other storms in recent years.

I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Bryan Krane as Municipal Emergency Management Coordinator succeeding Chief Suffern, who has served admirably in this role.

I am also pleased to announce the creation of the Englewood Local Emergency Management Council with Bryan Krane as its Chairman.

In 2014, we must keep in mind our goal of reforming and reinventing the way our city government operates as we move forward with the new Master Plan, enhance education and opportunities for our youth, consider consolidation measures, and improve our open spaces.

There are 5 main areas of revitalization that I want residents to be aware of, and be engaged in, in the coming year.

As I mentioned, Englewood has a new Master Plan to guide us as we build our City’s future.

This is the product of a multi-year collaborative process that brought together over 1000 individuals, their ideas, and their collective vision.

We are reaching a major milestone in the process-rolling out the plan for public discussion and approval at the January 23d Planning Board Meeting. This meeting will also serve as a Town Meeting to bring everyone together to build our city’s future.

I hope to see you all there.

The second big issue before us, which is linked to our Master Plan, is bringing Light Rail to Englewood.
This is a long-term goal that has been a long-time coming.

Englewood is in a unique position to be a leader on Light Rail, as the City will host the end of line.
While we can greatly benefit from Light Rail, that is only true if we do it right.

I will soon create a Light Rail Commission with the EEDC and Mayors along the Light Rail Line that will monitor the progress and the impacts of Light Rail in Englewood, keeping our City’s best interest in mind.

I have already begun working with the Mayors of the other towns that would be on the Northern Branch so that we can plan and advocate for our regional needs.

In terms of redevelopment, we have finally moved beyond the planning stages for the Lincoln School and the old firehouse sites.

I prioritized these sites last year and now we are on the road to successful redevelopment that I hope to complete this year.

As part of our City’s improvement process, we have enhanced our parks, green spaces, downtown street-scapes, and public spaces.

MacKay Park has benefitted from this program, and I look forward to expanding it to other community spaces in 2014.

Finally, as I discussed, we will continue to build our Englewood One Community.

Our City is diverse and vibrant. That diversity is our strength.

We saw it as residents from across the City came together to sit on the John T. Wright Arena Task Force.
Their collective efforts allowed us to reopen the Arena and restarted the process that will make it a recreational hub for all residents of our community.

On Sunday, The Record’s editorial on the reopening reminded us of the mission of the Arena Task Force and of our City in how we move forward: The Arena must offer “affordable, all-season recreational options and educational opportunities to all of Englewood’s residents.”

I look forward to working with the Council to ensure that we make good on that promise, particularly for our youth.

I know we can do it because our recent track record proves that when we come together and work together as one community there is nothing that we cannot accomplish.

In making so much progress in the past year and looking towards the coming year, I think of a hero and legend in our City, the great Councilman Jack Drakeford, after whom our new firehouse will be named.
Jack had a love for this City that is hard to replicate, but we all shared that with him and it is that dedication that will stay with us as we move forward.

I am honored that the Council chose me to serve as Council President for the past three years.
It was the first and only time the Mayor was chosen to serve in this dual role.

In doing so, the Council enabled me to lead our City in a historic way that fit the historic challenges facing our community.

I am humbled and thankful for that opportunity.

And I am now so pleased to turn the position over to my friend and colleague, Councilwoman-At-Large, Lynne Algrant.

Lynne and I joined Englewood government together in 2010 because we saw our City going in the wrong direction.

In the past 4 years, Englewood has changed course and we could not have done that without Lynne’s commitment and good judgment.

She is a champion for our youth, our children’s education, our environment, and our most vulnerable residents.

We share a vision that Englewood can be one community and I look forward to working with her as Council President and the entire Council. I wish everyone all the best for a Happy New Year.

Mayor Frank Huttle III

Above are my remarks from the reorganizational meeting of the City Council Tuesday night. It was truly a night to remember with the appointment of our new Chief of Police, Lawrence Suffern. Chief Suffern is a lifelong Englewood resident and has been Deputy Chief for some time now. The Chief is succeeding our outgoing Chief of Police Arthur O’Keefe who has served the City of Englewood with great distinction and to whom we all owe a debt of gratitude. Council members Cohen and Hamer were sworn in for a new term and Lynne Algrant was sworn in as Council President.

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Dear Residents:

I was honored to present the National Council of Jewish of Women with a proclamation today at City Hall for their efforts in raising awareness in Bergen County too stop Human Trafficking.
Marcia Levy, Vice President; Elaine Pollack, Past President and Bea Podoresfsky, Chair-Human Trafficking accepted the proclamation on behalf of the Council.

The Council expressed their appreciation to Assemblywoman Valerie Huttle, the author and prime sponsor of the Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act whose bill was signed into law in May 2012.

NCJW Bergen County stated: “We became interested in the problem when we discovered that major sporting events such as the super bowl are associated with an increase in Human Trafficking.

We have been working in coalition with the NJ Coalition against Human Trafficking along with 70 diverse organizations since early last year to raise awareness in the Bergen County community to combat what has become the fastest growing criminal enterprise in the word.

At least 20.9 million adults and children are bought and sold worldwide into commercial sexual servitude, forced and bonded labor.

NCJW wishes to express its gratitude for the encouragement and support you have given in acting upon this request in such a timely manner. With your awareness and the awareness of other communities in Bergen County, and in the State of New Jersey and in communitities of states across the country we hope to be able to put an end to this heinous criminal activity.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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Dear Residents:

Please see article in The Record dated January 7, 2014 “Englewood mayor lays out ambitious plans for city improvements in 2014″.

At the 1/7/14 City Council Meeting, which was our annual municipal reorganization meeting, I was happy and pleased to lay out the 2014 goals that will be addressed this year. There are five areas of revitalization as we continue to aggressively move forward in bringing Englewood together as a community.

Please stay tuned for updates as we continue to keep you posted.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

Please click on link below:

http://www.northjersey.com/englewood/Englewood_mayor_lays_out_ambitious_plans_for_city_improvements_in_2014.html

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Dear Residents,

Yesterday we had a great event at the John T. Wright Arena where hockey and skating equipment was donated to the Arena. This will lower some of the barriers for those residents who may not have access to skating or hockey equipment.

A very special thanks to Stephen Borg and the Borg family who generously donated a large portion of the equipment. Their continued generosity and support of the Arena and the Englewood Community is something to be truly thankful of.

Take a look at some of the photos from the event.

Stay tuned for more news on the John T. Wright Arena for the rest of the Winter Season.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle

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Dear Residents:

I am delighted that the John T. Wright Arena’s soft opening has had such an out pouring of enthusiastic skaters!

Please see below the article in today’s 1/5/14 Record:

ICE SKATING is back in Englewood. A soft opening was held at the John T. Wright Arena just over a year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed the ice rink’s roof, adding to the aging facility’s existing woes. Mayor Frank Huttle said on his website, englewoodone.com, on Dec. 26, that he was “delighted that dozens came out” that day to the first public skating sessions. The session seemed to have a diverse crowd. After everything that transpired in the last year, that’s a good sign. Huttle formed a task force last spring to give the council a recommendation on the rink’s future. The rink is located at the edge of MacKay Park in Englewood’s largely working-class 4th Ward. Over the years, many residents have voiced displeasure that the facility only seemed to serve the more affluent residents and out-of-towners who rent ice time for hockey teams. They want improvements made to MacKay Park along with a community center. We urged the city when the task force was being formed to consider the needs of the entire community. The mayor himself said he would not support reopening the rink unless it becomes a place that welcomed all of Englewood. Huttle sent the council a memo in July saying the task force recommended that the city repair the rink, “provided the facility be used in ways that provide affordable, all-season recreational options and educational opportunities to all of Englewood’s residents, in particular our children.” The enthusiasm at the opening provides hope the facility can accomplish that. However, while the initial focus has been on getting the rink operational, concrete plans for making it a beneficial resource to all the city’s children haven’t been seen yet. Some residents created a nonprofit fundraising group called Friends of the John T. Wright Arena to help with the operational costs. The group also organized a drive for used hockey equipment and uniforms for children who can’t afford them. The rink will offer public skating sessions in the after-school hours during the week and afternoons in the weekends. The efforts of Friends of the John T. Wright Arena to make a sport like hockey more affordable are encouraging. As the city still needs to hire a permanent rink operator and make more repairs, we know officials are aware that there is work left to be done in the coming months. Reopening the rink should benefit residents with another recreational activity and local businesses with increased foot traffic. We just hope the city continues to follow through on the task force’s call for developing “affordable, all-season recreational options and educational opportunities to all of Englewood’s residents.”

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III
See more at: http://www.northjersey.com/news/opinions/238754241_The_Record__Skaing_again.html?page=all#sthash.NRWc4Hde.dpuf

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Dear Residents:

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter storm warning from 6p Thursday 1/2 through 1p Friday 1/3. During this time, the City will be offering free parking in the Downtown Parking Garage for all rsidents until Saturday 1/4. Please note that the roof of the parking garage will be closed. We are also offering parking in the Liberty School parking lot.

During the storm, the Police and Public Works Departments will be working to enforce snow parking restrictions as per City Ordinance 25-21 Parking During Snow Accumulation. The following streets are not to be parked on while streets are snow covered: Grand Ave., Engle St., Dean St., Palisade Ave., Dana Pl., Broad Ave., Van Brunt St., W. & E. Englewood Ave., Lafayette Pl., Lafayette Ave., W. Forest Ave., E. Linden Ave., Jones Rd., Lydecker St., Booth Ave., W. Hudson Ave., Tenafly Rd., Knickerbocker Rd., Liberty Rd., Van Nostrand Ave., William St., N. & S. Woodland Ave.

We urge residents on the above streets to take advantage of the free garage parking. The Police Dept. will ensure that the Ordinance is enforced which may be subject to tickets, tows and/or fines.

The Public Works Dept. is preparing for the prolonged snow event and have begun to brine and salt major arteries and hills throughout the City. During the snow event, the department will be working to keep primary streets passable.

For more information on the storm visit the National Weather Service at http://www.weather.gov/. Thank you.

Regards,

Mayor Frank Huttle III

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