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PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC NOTICE BOROUGHOFFANWOOD
TheBondOrdinancepublished herewith,OrdinanceNo.0005S, wasintroducedandpassed uponfirstreadingat themeetingofCouncil of theBoroughofFanwood intheCountyof Union,NewJersey,held onAPRIL13,2000. It willbefurtherconsidered forfinalpassage,after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of said Council on MAY 11, 2000 at Borough Hall, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood, New Jersey at 8: 00 P. M. During the week prior to and up to and including the date of such meeting, copies of said ordinance will be made available at the Clerk’s office to the members of the general public who shall request the same.
ORDINANCE9901S BOND ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $764,340 AND AUTHORIZING ISSUANCE OF $512,373 OF BONDS FOR VARIOUS GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS OF THE BOROUGH INCLUDINGROADRECONSTRUCTIONAND BRIDGEIMPROVEMENT,CURBREPLACEMENT AND IMPROVEMENT, DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, ROAD REPAIREQUIPMENT,TELEPHONEAND RECORDINGSYSTEMS,OFFICEEQUIPMENT AND BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS AND PROPERTY BOUNDARY PLAN
BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Fanwood, in the County of Union, New Jersey (not less than twothirds of all members thereof affirmatively concurring) as follows:
For the various improvements or purposes described in Section III of this bond ordinance, there are hereby appropriated the respective sums ofmoneythereinstated astheappropriationsmade forimprovementsorpurposes, suchsumsamountingin theaggregateto$764,340 includingthe aggregatesumof$251,967 asthevariousdown paymentsfortheimprovements orpurposesrequiredby theLocalBondLaw in theamountof$26,967 anda$225,000grant receivedfromtheNew JerseyDepartmentofTransportation forvariousroadimprovements set forth herein. The down payments have been made available by virtue of provision for down payment for capital improvement purposes in one or more previously adopted budgets.
In order to finance the cost of the improvements or purposes not covered by application of the various down payments and the $225,000 grant received from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for various road improvements set forth herein, negotiable bonds are hereby authorized to be issued in the principal amount of $512,373 pursuant to the Local Bond Law. In anticipation of the issuance of the bonds,negotiable bondanticipationnotesare herebyauthorizedtobe issuedpursuanttoand withinthelimitationsprescribed bytheLocal BondLaw.
Thepurposes forwhichthebonds aretobeissued, theestimatedcostof theimprovementandthe appropriationtherefore,theestimated maximum amount of bonds or notes to be issued for each improvement, the down payment available for each improvement and the period of usefulness of each improvement are respectively as follows:
AppropriMaximum ationand Amount Period Estimated of Bonds Down of UsePurpose Cost orNotes Payment fulness a) ReconstructionofPleasantAvenue
(betweenWestfieldAvenue and Arlene Court) $109,000 $103,550 $5,450 15years b) Reconstruction of Second Street
andCoriellAvenue 235,000 9,500¹ 500 15 years Milling and Resurfacing of Coriell Avenue 44,000 41,800 2,200 15years Reconstruction of Hetfield Avenue Bridge 33,000 31,350 1,650 30years e) Slurry seal of various streets 52,000 49,400 2,600 5years f) Curbreplacementandmaintenance 45,000 42,750 2,250 10years g) DrainageReconstruction,Design
Watson Road, Byron Lane, North Avenue Municipal Detention Basin 88,000 83,600 4,400 15years h) Resurfacing of Waldon Road
Old and South Avenue 10,000 9,500 500 10years i) Public Works Property Boundary Plan 2,000 1,900 100 15years j) NewtelephonesystemReplacement
of Recording Equipment Court and Administration Office 51,640 49,058 2,582 10years k) Borough equpment and furnishing
purchases including, file cabinets for Administration Office, Computer and air packs for Fire Department, upgrade NCIC System, carpet for Police Department 34,400 32,680 1,720 5years l) ReplacementofElectricalgenerator
transfer switch and Fire alarm control panel for library 5,300 5,035 265 15years l) ReplacementofElectricalgenerator
transfer switch and Fire alarm control panel for library 5,300 5,035 265 15years m) Prefabricated storage and shed
consisting of incumbustible materials 15,000 14,250 750 40years n) Public works equipment including
leaf machine, root cutter and asphalt cutter 34,000 32,300 1,700 15years o) Photocopymachine 6,000 5,700 300 5 years
$764,340 $512,373 $26,967
¹ The maximum amount of the bond for this purpose is based on the appropriation and cost less a $225,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation less a 5% down payment on the balance ($ 235,000 $224,000 = $10,000 5% = $9,500).
Each of the above purposes includes all costs necessary therefore and incidental thereto.
All bond anticipation notes issued hereunder shall mature at such times as may be determined by the Chief Financial Officer; provided no note shall mature later than one year from its date. The notes shall bear interest at such rate or rates and be in such form as may be determinedbytheChief FinancialOfficer.TheChief FinancialOfficershalldetermine allmattersinconnection withnotesissuedpursuant to this ordinance, and the Chief Financial Officer’s signature upon the notes shall be conclusive evidence as to all such determinations. All notes issued hereunder may be renewed from time to time subject to the provisions of N. J. S. A. 40A: 28 (a). The Chief Financial Officer is hereby authorized to sell part or all of the notes from time to time at public or private sale and to deliver the same to the purchasers thereof uponreceipt ofpaymentofthe purchasepriceplusaccrued interestfromtheirdates tothedateof deliverythereof.TheChief FinancialOfficer isdirectedtoreport inwritingtothe governingbodyatthe meetingnextsucceedingthe datewhenanysale ordeliveryofthe notespursuant to this description, the interest rate and the maturity schedule of the notes sold, the price obtained and the name of the purchaser.
The following additional matters are hereby determined, declared, recited and stated: (a) Thepurposedescribedin SectionIIIofthis bondordinancearenot currentexpenses.Theyare improvementsthattheBorough
maylawfully acquireormakeas generalimprovements,andno partofthecost hereofhasbeenor shallbespeciallyassessed on propertyspeciallybenefitedthereby. (b) The average period of usefulness of the improvements or purposes computed on the basis of the respective amounts of
obligations authorized herein for each purpose and the reasonable lives thereof within the limitations of the Local Bond Law is 14 years. (c) TheSupplemental DebtStatementrequiredby theLocalBondLaw hasbeendulyprepared andfiledinthe officeoftheBorough
Clerk, and the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs of the State of New Jersey. This statement shows that the gross debt of the Borough as defined in the Local Bond Law will not be increased by theauthorizationofthe bondsandnotesprovided inthisbondordinance, andtheobligationsauthorized hereinwillbewithin all debt limitations prescribed by that Law. (d) Anaggregateamountnot exceeding$69,000foritems ofexpenselistedin andpermittedunderN. J. S. A. 40A: 220isincluded
as part of the costs of the purposes of improvements authorized herein and is included in the foregoing estimates thereof.
The full faith and credit of the Borough are hereby pledged to the punctual payment of the principal of and the interest on theobligations authorized by this bond ordinance. The obligations shall be direct, unlimited obligation of the Borough, and the Borough shallbe obligated tolevyadvalorem taxesuponallthe taxablepropertywithinthe Boroughforthepayment oftheobligationsand interestthereofwithoutlimitation of rate or amount.
The capital budget of the Borough of Fanwood is hereby amended to conform with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency herewith.Theresolutionin theformpromulgatedby theLocalFinanceBoard showingfulldetailof theamendedcapitalprogram as approvedbytheDirector oftheDivisionof LocalGovernmentServicesis onfilewiththe Clerkandisavailable thereforpublicinspection.
This bond ordinance shall take effect 20 days after the first publication thereof after final adoption, as provided by the Local Bond Law. Louis C. Jung, Mayor ATTEST: EleanorMcGovern, BoroughClerk 1 T – 4/ 20/ 00, The Times Fee: $ 309.06
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– Obituaries – Louis Kessler, 71, Company President; Board Member at Temple EmanuEl
Joseph Sieczka, 80, Decorated Veteran; Retired Cost Accountant and Manager
Eleanor C. Phillips, 85
Eleanor C. Cartwright Phillips, 85, of Westfield died on Monday, April 17, at the Westfield Network, Gen esis ElderCare Center in Westfield.
Born in Rahway, she had lived there until moving to Westfield in 1940.
Mrs.Phillips hadtaughtatJonathan Dayton High School in Springfield for eight years.
She was a member of The terian Church in Westfield for many years.
1937 graduate of Douglass Women’s CollegeinNewBrunswick, she earned a bachelor’s degree in teaching.
She was predeceased by her band, CharlesAlan Phillips, in 1962. Surviving are a brother, ThomasV. Cartwright, Sr. of Clark.
A funeral service will be held day, Thursday,April 20, at 10 a. m. in the Gray Funeral Home, 318 East Broad Street in Westfield. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Memorial donations may be made to the Rahway Hospital Ladies iliary, Stone Street, Rahway, 07065.
April 20, 2000
C. Jansen, 69, Parishioner; Had Been Accounts Receivable Clerk M. Coppola, 71
Tullio M. Coppola, 71, of Port ingdiedonMonday, April17,atRaritan Medical Center, Perth Amboy Division.
Born in Pietrastornina, Italy, he lived in Port Reading for the past 50 years.
Mr. Coppola was the former owner andoperatorof CoppolaDeliinCarteret for 15 years. Previously, he had been the owner and operator of Coppola & Stanlaw Trucking Inc. in Port Reading.
was a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in
Reading. He was predeceased by his parents, Giuseppe and Angela Coppola, and by two brothers, Amadeo Coppola and Francesco Coppola.
are his wife, the former Carmela Travaglione; four daughters,
ofScotchPlains,Gilda of South Brunswick TownA ship, Rita Miller of Port Reading and Christina Coppola of Eatontown; three brothers, Alfonso Coppola, Corrado Coppola and Mario Coppola, all of Italy; three sisters, Angela Coppola, Maria Bernobi and Nunziata Coppola, all of Italy, and three grandchildren.
Services will be held at 9: 30 a. m. tomorrow, Friday, April 21, at the Synowiecki Funeral Home in Carteret. Interment will take place at St. James CemeteryChapel Mausoleum in Woodbridge.
will take place today, Thursday, April 20, from 2 to 4 p. m. and from 7 to 9 p. m.
April 20, 2000
Mary E. Pond, 90, Past President Of Woman’s Club of Westfield
PatriciaC.Jansen, 69,ofPortRead ing died on Monday, April 17, at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank.
in the Bronx, she lived in Port Reading for the past 35 years.
Mrs. Jansen had been employed as an accounts receivable clerk with Supermarkets General in Avenel for seven years before retiring in 1995.
Previously, she had been Payroll Manager at Alexander’s department store in the Menlo Park Mall in Edison.
She was a communicant of St. James Roman Catholic Church in Woodbridge, as well as a member of the American Cancer Society Sup port Group of Scotch Plains and the Irish League of Women.
She was predeceased by her band, James C. Jansen, Sr., in 1995. Surviving are a son, James C. Jansen, Jr. of Port Reading; two daughters, Debra Suskevich of Toms River and Patricia JansenDimino of Fanwood; three brothers, Thomas Quinn of Long Island, James Quinn of Manchester, Conn. and Robert Quinn of Somers, Conn.; three sis ters, Catherine Ryan of Suffern, N. Y., Esther Hughes of Metuchen and Rosemary Morris of West Nyack, N. Y., and two grandsons.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a. m. on Monday, April 24, from the CostelloGreiner Funeral Home in Woodbridge, followed by a 10: 30 a. m. Liturgy at St. James Church. Interment will take place at the Res urrection Cemetery in Piscataway.
Visitation will take place from 2 to 4 p. m. and from 7 to 9 p. m. today, Thursday, April 20, at the funeral home.
April 20, 2000
JosephW. Sieczka,80,ofFanwood died on Friday, April 14, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Cen ter in Plainfield.
Born in Beaver Falls, Pa., he had lived in Elizabeth before moving to Fanwood 45 years ago.
Mr. Sieczka had been employed as a cost accountant and manager for Rogers, Hoge Hills in NewYork City before retiring in 1992.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served with the Infantry of the United StatesArmy in the Pacific Theater.
He was a recipient of the Bronze Star and a member of the 27th Divi sion Association.
Mr. Sieczka was a communicant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Scotch
Plains. He graduated from Rutgers Uni versity in Newark in 1941.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Doris J. Kelly Sieczka; a son, Paul Sieczka of Berkeley Heights; four daughters, Linda Horrigan of Wad ing River, N. Y., Debra Sieczka of Roselle Park, Wendy Pierce of Ferrisburgh, Vt. and Valerie Sieczka of Morris Plains, and two sisters, Sophie Pasko and Helen Mallack.
Funeralservices wereheldonTues day, April 18, at the Memorial Fu neral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood, followed by a Mass at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Scotch Plains. Interment will fol low at St. Gertrude’s Cemetery in Colonia.
April 20, 2000
Louis H. Kessler, 71, of Westfield died on Saturday, April 15, in Over look Hospital in Summit.
Born in Newark, he had lived in Hillside and in Allenhurst for 10 years before relocating to Westfield 45 years ago.
Mr. Kessler was President of the ExTullio change Holding Corporation of Scotch Plains, a longtime family business.
He was awarded a bachelor’s deBay gree in education from West Chester Universityin WestChester,Pa.,where he participated in varsity football, lacrosse and gymnastics.
While attending Hillside High School, he lettered in four sports. He was allstate and CoCaptain of the football team and was also active on the baseball, wrestling and basketHe ball teams. He was Chairman of his class’s 50th reunion in 1998.
Mr. Kessler was a founding memPort ber of the Chancellor Avenue School Playground Association, established more than 50 years ago by hundreds of athletes in the Newark area.
He was a United States Army vetSurviving eran of the Korean Conflict.
He was the founder and adminisAngelaCoppola trator of the Kessler Family ScholarStanlaw ship Funds at Princeton University and at Monmouth University in West Long Branch.
Mr. Kessler was a 45year member of Temple EmanuEl in Westfield and served on its Board of Directors.
husSurviving are his wife of 47 years, Rita Kessler; a daughter, Karen Horowitz of Warren; a son, Todd Ellis Kessler of LosAngeles; a sister, Sandy Kessler Greenberg of Tewksbury, and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Monday,April 17, at Temple EmanuVisitation El. Interment took place at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Iselin.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Louis H. Kessler Fund, care of WestfieldBoosters,Westfield,07090.
Arrangements were under the di rection of the Menorah Chapels at Millburn in Union.
April 20, 2000
Mary E. Pond, 90, of Hightstown died on Friday, April 14, at The Medical Center at Princeton.
Born in Chicago, she had lived in ReadWestfield from 1940 until moving to
MeadowLakes inHightstownin1996. Mrs. Pond was a member and had served as President of the Woman’s Club of Westfield. She was also a member of the group’s Past
President’s Club. She additionally was a member of the Mayflower Society and a 52year member of the First Congregational Church of Westfield.
Mrs. Pond participated in various volunteer activities and was active in the library system in Westfield and at Meadow Lakes.
She was predeceased by her hus band, Charles Myers Pond, and by her parents, Nathaniel C. and Ida Mae Leighton Thayer.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary E. “Betsey”LenskoldofAllentown; two grandchildren and two greatgrand children.
A memorial service was held on Tuesday, April 18, from the ChesterPatricia field Baptist Church in Chesterfield, with the Reverend Robert Davidson, Pastor, officiating.
PresbyAn interment service followed in
the Memorial Garden of the First Congregational Church of Westfield.
Arrangements were under the diBorn rection of the Saul Colonial Home in Hamilton Square.
Memorial contributions may be husmade to the First Congregational
Church of Westfield, 125 Elmer Street, Westfield, 07091 or to the Chesterfield Baptist Church,
April 20, 2000
Regina Cristiano, 78
ChesterfieldRoad,ChesRegina Cristiano, 78, of Westfield
died on Wednesday, April 12, at Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born and raised in Summonte, Italy, she came to the United States in 1972, settling in Westfield.
Mrs. Cristiano was a homemaker. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Antonio Cristiano; four sons, Modestino Cristiano, Aniello Cristiano, Carmine Cristiano and Silvester Cristiano; a daughter, Concetta Cristiano Capone; two brothers, Nino Romano and Aniello
and eight grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial took place on Saturday, April 15, at the Holy TrinityRomanCatholicChurch in Westfield. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield.
Arrangements were handled by the Dooley Colonial Home, 556 Westfield Avenue in Westfield.
April 20, 2000
Rose CombsAllen, 79
Rose Mary CombsAllen, 79, of Plainfield died on Sunday, April 9, at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.
Born in Hazard, Ky., she had lived in Lexington, Ky. before moving to Plainfield 36 years ago.
She was employed as a cook for the Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church in Piscataway for eight years and for The Arc of Somerset County for 10 years.
She was predeceased by her brother, James D. Combs, in 1999.
Surviving are a daughter, Barbara J. Staley of Scotch Plains; a sister, ElizaTotals beth CombsWarner of Lexington; one grandson; four greatgrandchildren and a greatgreatgrandson.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, April 15, at the Community Baptist Church in North Plainfield.
Arrangements were under the directhat tion of the Judkins Colonial Home in Plainfield.
April 20, 2000
William H. Stiles, 87, Navy Veteran; Retired President of Metuchen Bank
William Hathaway Stiles, 87, of Au burn, Me., died on Tuesday, April 11, at the Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Me.
Born in Akron, Ohio, he had lived in Westfield, Metuchen and Leisure World of Maryland prior to moving to Auburn two years ago.
Mr. Stiles had been the President of Metuchen Savings Bank in Metuchen
for 20 years before his retirement in 1980.
As a Lieutenant in the United States Navy during World War II, he served in communications aboard the USS Neville,
an attack transport ship, in the South Pacific.
He was a member of the Rotary Club and the Chamber of Commerce in Metuchen.
Mr. Stiles was awarded a bachelor’s degree in economics from Lafayette College in Easton, Pa., in 1935.
He was predeceased by his parents, Lynn and Grace Beebe Stiles.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Nancy Whiton Stiles; a daughter, Nancy Gordon of Windham, Me., and two grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on Friday, April 14, at the CostelloRunyon Fuc) neral Home in Metuchen. Interment fold) lowedat FairviewCemeteryinWestfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Sunshine, P. O. Box 829, South Casco, Me. 04077, the Diabetes AssoIIIA ciation or to a charity of the individual’s choice.
April 20, 2000
Catherine Stamberger, 80
Catherine Stamberger, 80, of Plainfield died on Tuesday, April 11, atGenesisElderCareTheWoodlands Auxin Plainfield.
BorninPerth Amboy,shehadlived in Piscataway and Jamesburg before moving to Fort Myers, Fla. 12 years ago.
Mrs. Stamberger was a graduate of Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung and Georgian Court ColRomano, lege in Lakewood. She received her Master of Business Administration Degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
She had been employed as a teacher at Our Lady of Peace in Fords and then at St. Joseph’s Grammar School in Bound Brook before retiring in 1971.
She was a member of the Plainfield Country Club in Edison.
Surviving are her husband, Geza Stamberger; a son, G. Richard Stambergerof ScotchPlains;adaugh ter, Gail Rohrbach, and five grand children.
Private funeral arrangements were handled by the Memorial Funeral Home, 155 South Avenue in Fanwood.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 815, Elizabeth, 07207.
April 20, 2000
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