Upper Saddle River Approves Over $2.3 Million in Bonds for Public Improvements and Road Works

In a recent meeting of the Borough of Upper Saddle River’s Mayor and Council, there was a unanimous approval of two bond ordinances, amounting to over $2.3 million, to finance a variety of public improvements. These improvements included the acquisition of new equipment and machinery, and the improvement of Carlough Road and Pleasant Avenue.

Alongside the bond ordinances, a series of resolutions were also passed. One of the highlights was Resolution #112-23, expressing support for Senate Bill S-3906, which would allow the borough to receive state funding. Other notable resolutions included those related to grant applications, road programs, and the appointment of new employees and committee members.

Additionally, Mayor Arman Fardanesh took time to read a proclamation for the Street Smart Campaign that is running from July 1 to December 31, 2023, reflecting the borough’s dedication to road safety awareness.

In a public comment segment, residents raised concerns and sought updates on several issues, including environmental impact concerns on Hillside Avenue and traffic-related matters. Mayor Fardanesh provided updates on recent meetings with Rockland County officials, addressing environmental issues and discussing the necessary improvements to the Rockland County Sewer District One.

The meeting also witnessed discussions regarding the reopening of the Hillside Avenue Bridge, with Mayor Fardanesh explaining that funding is being procured for its construction and repair. However, opinions from the public were mixed, with some residents expressing inconvenience due to the closure of the bridge and others raising concerns about traffic hazards.

Finally, the Firefighter of the Month award for June was presented to Erik Seay, a firefighter who recently returned from military service in Jordan.

Note: This meeting summary was generated by AI, which can occasionally misspell names, misattribute actions, and state inaccuracies. This summary is intended to be a starting point and you should review the meeting record linked above before acting on anything you read. If we got something wrong, let us know. We’re working every day to improve our process in pursuit of universal local government transparency.
Not avaliable:

City Council Officials:

Receive debriefs about local meetings in your inbox weekly:

Trending meetings
across the country:

Meeting Date
Filter by bodytypes
Agricultural Advisory Committee
Airport Advisory Board
Art and Culture Board
Beach Committee
Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
Board of Elections
Board of Health
Borough Council
Building Committee
Cannabis Control Board
Cemetery Commission
Charter Revision Commission
Child and Family Services Board
City Council
City Identity Committee
Code Enforcement Board
College Board of Trustees
Community Appearance Board
Community Preservation Committee
Community Redevelopment Agency
County Council
Disability Advisory Committee
Economic Development Board
Elderly Affairs Board
Electric Advisory Board
Environmental Commission
Financial Oversight Board
Historic Preservation Commission
Housing Authority
Human Relations Committee
Insurance Fund
Land Use Board
Library Board
Licensing Board
Mental Health Commission
Municipal Alliance
Open Space Commission
Oversight and Review Committee
Parking Authority
Parks and Gardens Commission
Parks Commission
Pension Board
Planning Board
Police Review Board
Property Assessment Board
Public Safety Committee
Recreation Commission
Redevelopment Agency
Rent Leveling Board
School Board
Sewerage Authority
Shade Tree Commission
Special Magistrate
Taxation & Revenue Advisory Committee
Tourism Board
Trails Committee
Transportation Board
Utility Board
Value Adjustment Board
Veterans Committee
Water Control Board
Women's Advisory Committee
Youth Advisory Committee
Zoning Board
Filter by County
Bay County
Bradford County
Brevard County
Broward County
Clay County
Duval County
Escambia County
Gulf County
Hendry County
Highlands County
Hillsborough County
Indian River County
Lake County
Lee County
Leon County
Levy County
Liberty County
Manatee County
Marion County
Martin County
Miami-Dade County
Monroe County
Okaloosa County
Orange County
Osceola County
Palm Beach County
Pasco County
Pinellas County
Polk County
Putnam County
Santa Rosa County
Sarasota County
Seminole County
St. Johns County
Taylor County
Volusia County
Walton County
Barnstable County
Berkshire County
Bristol County
Essex County
Franklin County
Hampden County
Hampshire County
Middlesex County
Norfolk County
Plymouth County
Suffolk County
Worcester County
Atlantic County
Bergen County
Burlington County
Camden County
Cape May County
Cumberland County
Essex County
Gloucester County
Hudson County
Hunterdon County
Mercer County
Middlesex County
Monmouth County
Morris County
Ocean County
Passaic County
Somerset County
Sussex County
Union County
Warren County
Filter by sourcetypes