Thursday, February 28, 2013
The New Providence Council discussed that warm and damp weather could cause the Borough to push back their work on the turf field. Also discussed was the upcoming budget.
The turf field at Hillview is facing delays due to the recent warm and damp weather the Borough has experienced, according to councilman Alan Lesnewich. Currently the Borough is faced with a dilemma because by working on such soft ground caused by the weather they could ultimately cause damage that could cost more to fix then the project itself. “It’s really incredible that because the weather is so good, we are faced with the possibility of putting off a project,” Lesnewich said. Mayor Brooke Hern pointed out that what Lesnewich was referring to is that in order to turf they need to get heavy equipment across the field, but the grass is too soft and wet to do so. The plan was to start the work next week, Lesnewich said, but next week’s …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Each department will present their budget beginning at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, February 26
The third budget presentation for the Township of Berkeley Heights will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 26 in the municipal building. The following departments will be presenting their budgets: Check back with newprovidence.patch.com for more coverage on the Berkeley Heights budget.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Board of Education Incumbent John Wolak talks about his plans for the upcoming year if re-elected this Wednesday.
Incumbent John Wolak, who has served on the Board of Education for nine years, is ready to fight to keep his seat to help maintain what he calls a very successful school district. “Certainly, nine years of service gives me a good base of experience in dealing with the operation of the school district,” said Wolak, a town resident for about 17 years who works as an attorney. “More experience is better.” Wolak, who thinks the district is in solid shape, said there are still other areas that could always use improvement, like more funding and attention to the special education programs and more focus on technology so students can prepare for the future. “We can continue to improve integration of technology so we’re ensuring that our children …