Interim Police Chief Named, Budget Under Cap In This Week's News
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Capt. Glen Cauwels will serve as Fair Lawn's interim police chief once Chief Erik Rose steps down.
If council approves the manager's budget as presented Tuesday, Fair Lawn residents are looking at a 1.38 percent municipal tax increase this year.
Board of Education trustee Keith Rosso announced his plans Wednesday to vacate his seat on the board and accept a job in Texas.
Fair Lawn's blue- and white-collar workers have reached a new six-year contract agreement with the borough that will afford them a 6.5-percent raise over the contract's life.
Embattled Fair Lawn Police Capt. Joseph Cook was paid $100,000 to retire and drop a tort claim he filed against the borough as part of his settlement agreement.
During processing at Bergen County Jail, a Glen Rock man charged with burglary and heroin possession was found to have an additional cache of drugs hidden on his person, Fair Lawn police said.
Saddle Brook Board of Education president Marilyn Nasello said she expects the board will have selected a finalist for the open superintendent job by early April.
The Fair Lawn Police Department is on track to receive its long sought after accreditation status in the next month or two.
The Christie Administration has designated Fair Lawn's Lyncrest Elementary as one of 57 "Reward Schools" from across the state.
The manager's budget calls for $10,000 in capital improvements to the community center arcade.
Revenues gleaned from the borough's implementation of third-party ambulance billing last March have met expectations.
Fair Lawn is seeking to outfit seven buildings around town with emergency generators as a precautionary measure in preparation for future town-wide power outages.
Three Fair Lawn police officers will be formally promoted at the March 19 council meeting.