New Ordinances

2017

# Ordinance Description

First Reading - Introduced

Second Reading - Public Hearing Adopted
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2016

# Ordinance Description

First Reading - Introduced

 

Second Reading - Public Hearing Adopted
2016-15 Appropriate $28,000 from the 2016 Capital Improvement Fund of the General Capital Fund for the Purchase of Air Handler for the Township of Lopatcong Municipal Building 08/03/2016 09/07/2016  09/07/2016
2016-14 Amending and Supplementing the Township Code to Create a Chapter 165 "Property Maintenance" to Include a New Section Entitled "Residential Maintenance to Establish Standards for the Registration and Maintenance of Vacant and Abandoned Residential Properties in Foreclosure by Creditors 08/03/2016 09/07/2016  09/07/2016
2016-13 To Amend, Revise and Supplement Chapter 7, "Bills, Claims & voucher Approval," of the Code of the Township of Lopatcong to Revise the Procedure for Payment of Claims 05/04/2016 06/01/2016 06/01/2016
2016-12 To Amend, Revise and Supplement the Code of the Township of Lopatcong to Add Chapter 3, "Adminstration" 04/06/2016 05/04/2016 05/04/2016 
2016-11 Authorizing Purchase of a Portion of Block 2, Lot 44.03 for the Widening of Belvidere Road 04/06/2016 04/27/2016 04/27/2016 
2016-10 To Mandate Direct Deposit for Municipal Employees  04/06/2016 05/04/2016 05/04/2016 
2016-09 To Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limit and to Establish a CAP Bank 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-08 Refunding Bond Ordinance for the Refunding of Certain General Obligation Bonds 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-07 Establish a Lopatcong Communications Advisory Committee - TABLED. 03/02/2015 - tabled  n/a  n/a
2016-06 Amend Chapter 183, Section 183-08 entitled "Base and Use Charges" to Provide a Ten Percent Reduction in Residential Sewer User Fees to Qualified Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons  n/a  n/a  n/a
2016-05 Bond Ordinance Providing Appropriation of $300,000 for the South Second Street Improvement Project In and By the Township of Lopatcong, County of Warren and State of New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $203,220 Bonds or Notes for Financing Part of the Appropriation. 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-04 Provide Funding for Sanitary Sewer Collection Line Realignment Adjacent to North Prospect Street for the Township of Lopatcong and Appropriating $50,000 for such purpose 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-03 Amend, Revise and Supplement Chapter 227 “Vehicles and Traffic”, including Section 23 “Through Streets” Relative to South Sixth Street 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-02 Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of $850,000 for Intersection Improvements at Belvidere Rd and Roseberry St 03/02/2016 04/06/2016 04/06/2016 
2016-01  Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Certain Property Owned by the Township and Not Required for Public Purposes  01/06/2016  03/02/2016  03/02/2016

 

2015 

# Ordinance Description First Reading - Introduced Second Reading - Public Hearing Adopted
2015-15 Amended and Restated Redevelopment Plan for the Former Ingersoll Rand Property 12/14/2015 12/30/2015  12/30/2015
2015-14  Ordinance to Amend, Revise and Supplement the Code fo the Township of Lopatcong to Make Revisions to Requirements Outlined in Chapter 53 entitled "Recreation Committee" 12/02/2015 12/30/2015  12/30/2015
2015-13  Cable Franchise Renewal Ordinance 11/12/2015 12/02/2015 12/02/2015
2015-12 Ordinance Acknowledging the LAA's Formation as a Non-Profit Organization and Recognizing the LAA as the Official Athletic Association of the Township 11/12/2015 12/02/2015 12/02/2015
2015-11  Ordinance to Amend, Revise and Supplement the Code of the Township of Lopatcong to Create Chapter 25, entitled "Executive Session" 11/12/2015 12/02/2015 12/02/2015
2015-10 Ordinance Amending Chapter 243 "Zoning and Land Use", Article X "Sign Regulations" 08/05/2015  09/02/2015  09/02/2015
2015-09 Salary Ordinance - TABLED 08/05/2015- tabled   n/a  n/a
2015-08 Ordinance to Amend, Revise, and Supplement Chapter 173, "Rent Control" to Permit Negotiated Rental Agreements for Vacant Apartments 07/01/2015 08/05/2015 08/05/2015
2015-07 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriations Limits and to Establish a CAP Bank for Calendar Year 2015  03/18/2015  04/01/2015  04/01/2015
2015-06 Ordinance Authorizing the CFO to Pay Certain Bills, Claims and Invoices in an Amount up to $1000  03/18/2015  04/01/2015  04/01/2015
2015-05 cancelled  n/a  n/a  n/a
2015-04 Revising the Township of Lopatcong's Shade Tree Commission Appointment Process and Term Lengths to Agree with the NJ State Statutes  03/18/2015  04/01/2015  04/01/2015
2015-03 Ordinance to Regulate, Control and Stabilize Rents in Creating a Rent Leveling Board by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Lopatcong  03/18/2015  04/01/2015  04/01/2015
2015-02  Ordinance Creating Chapter 63 "Volunteers", Article 1 "Criminal History Background Checks", of the Code of the Township of Lopatcong  03/18/2015  04/01/2015  04/01/2015
2015-01 Ordinance Authorizing the Sale of Certain Property Owned by the Township and Not Required for Public Purpose  02/04/2015  tabled  n/a

  

2014 

# Ordinance Description First Reading - Introduced Second Reading - Public Hearing Adopted
2014-17  Ordinance to provide Title 39 "Motor Vehicle and Traffic Regulations" at the Phillipsburg Athletic Complex.  12/03/2014  12/29/2014  12/29/2014
2014-16  Salary Ordinance  12/03/2014  12/29/2014  12/29/2014
2014-15  Ordinance to Update the Recreation Committee to include Wording Omitted When Created.  12/03/2014  12/29/2014  12/29/2014
2014-14  Ordinance to establish a Clothing Allowance for all Qualified Active Members of the Township's Fire Departments  12/03/2014  12/29/2014  12/29/2014
2014-13  Ordinance to adopt Highlands Area Exemption Ordinance prepared by the Highlands Council.   12/03/2014  12/29/2014  12/29/2014
2014-12

Ordinance to provide funding for South 3rd St Improvements and Appropriating $305,000 for such purpose

 10/14/2014 11/19/2014 11/19/2014
2014-11

Bond Ordinance for the purchase of Pumper
Fire Apparatus.

10/27/2014  11/19/2014  11/19/2014
2014-10

Cancelled

     
2014-09

Capital Ordinance to appropriate
$26,388.91 out of the Capital Improvement Fund of the General Capital Fund to purchase
miscellaneous equipment for the Fire Department.

08/06/2014 09/03/2014 09/03/2014
2014-08

Amend, Revise and Supplement Chapter 227
entitled “Vehicles and Traffic”, including Section 25 “Multi-Way-Stop Intersections”
relative to the Intersection of Baltimore Street and South First Street”

original -

08/06/2014

revised - 10/01/2014

11/19/2014 11/19/2014
2014-07 Appropriate $185,000 from the 2014 Capital Improvement Fund of the General Capital Fund for the Purchase of Various Equipment for the Department of Public Works, the Fire Department and Drainage Improvements for Reservoir Road

07/16/2014 08/06/2014  08/06/2014
2014-06 Provdie Funding for the Acquistion of Court and/or Meeting Room Equipment for the Township of Lopatcong 06/04/2014 07/16/2014 07/16/2014
2014-05 Establish an Athletic Fields and Recreational Facilities Use Policy 05/07/2014 06/04/2014  06/04/2014
2014-04 Refunding Bond Ordinance Providing for Payment of Amounts Owing to Others for Taxes 05/07/2014 06/11/2014  06/11/2014
2014-03

Exceed the Municipal Budget
Appropriation Limits and to Establish CAP Bank for Calendar Year 2014

 
 04/02/2014 05/07/2014   05/07/2014
2014-02 Refunding Bond Ordinance Providing for Payment of Amounts Owing to Others for Taxes 03/05/2014 replaced with 2014-04  n/a
2014-01 Abolishing the Recreation Commission and creating a Recreation Committee 02/05/2014 03/05/2014  03/05/2014

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