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Bernardsville Borough Council Discusses License Plate Readers, Affordable Housing, and Main Street Initiatives

Overview: In a recent Bernardsville Borough Council meeting, the council addressed several issues, including the deployment of license plate readers to combat car thefts, amendments to the affordable housing payment in lieu ordinance, and the utilization of data to improve local business engagement. Furthermore, the council discussed initiatives by Main Street Bernardsville, such as the Discover Bernardsville app aimed at boosting local commerce and the use of Placer AI technology to gather valuable community data.

Overview: In a recent meeting, the Bernardsville Borough Council covered a variety of matters, with the proposal to install license plate readers and the potential purchase of a property on Claremont Road taking center stage. The license plate reader initiative, supported by Council members including Al Ribeiro and Mayor Mary Jane Canose, is aimed at reducing car thefts and burglaries. The council also deliberated on the complexities of acquiring property next to an existing park, with environmental concerns at the forefront of the discussion.

Overview: During the most recent Bernardsville Borough Council meeting, the council discussed a resident’s ongoing complaints about local road and drainage work, concerns regarding slanderous statements by borough employees, and updates to the sewer ordinance. The resident, Kathleen Williams, addressed the council with multiple issues, including the status of improvements on Roundtop Road, lack of response to her letters, and allegations of her intending to sue the borough. The council clarified the borough’s position, ensured proper communication moving forward, and promised to instruct employees to refrain from making false claims. Additionally, the council held a public hearing on Ordinance 2023-1988 concerning sewer connection fees and user rates, ultimately passing the ordinance without public objection.

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