Adjourned Borough Meeting

December 30, 2020

Mayor and Council held their December adjourned meeting online.  The meeting minutes for 11/24/20 and 12/1/20 were approved.  Under public hearing, four ordinances were approved.  Council also approved several resolutions.

Council did approve Shelley A. Streahle as Chief Financial Officer from Magnolia.   Streahle will be working 20 hours a week for Runnemede.  

The reorganization meeting will be on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 starting at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. 

[Adjourned Borough Agenda 12-30-2020]

[Approved Resolutions 12-30-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 12-30-2020 for the approved resolutions.   

Board Meeting

December 15, 2020

The December board of education meeting was held virtually.  Absent from the meeting was board president Samantha Spaulding and board member Patty Adair.  Board secretary Sean McCarron ran the meeting. 

The Board approved the regular meeting minutes for November 17, 2020. 

Under personnel, the Board approved the retirement of Dorothy Harkinson (22 years) as a playground/lunch aid and Before/After Care worker. 

The November financial reports were approved.  The Board approved the submission of the Security Safety Grant for $41,678 and the availability of local funds as the total costs of the proposed work exceeded the school district’s grant allowance. 

The reorganization meeting will be on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 starting at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held virtually. 

[Board Agenda 12-15-2020]

[Financial Report 12-15-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 12-15-2020 for the approved financial report.  The request was completed on 12-15-2020. 

Borough Caucus Meeting

November 24, 2020

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, December 1 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 11-24-2020]

[Payment of bills 11-24-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 11-24-2020 for the approved payment of bills. 

Borough Caucus Meeting

October 27, 2020

Council discussed agenda items for the Wednesday, November 4 borough meeting starting at 7 p.m.

Trick-or-treating will be on Saturday, October 31 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 10-27-2020]

[Payment of bills 10-27-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 10-27-2020 for the approved payment of bills. 

Borough Caucus Meeting

September 29, 2020

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, October 6 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Caucus Agenda 9-29-2020]

[Payment of bills 9-29-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 9-29-2020 for the approved payment of bills. 

Borough Caucus Meeting

August 25, 2020

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, September 1 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 8-25-2020]

[Payment of bills 8-25-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 8-25-2020 for the approved payment of bills.

Board Meeting

August 18, 2020

 

The Board approved their regular and executive session minutes for the July 21, 2020 meeting.

Under presentations was the 2020/2021 goal setting.  Superintendent Mark Iannucci went over the goal setting.  The board president went over the board goals for 2020/2021.

The Board received under correspondence a letter from the Runnemede Education Association.

[Runnemede Education Association Letter]

Meal prices for the 2020/2021 school year were approved.  Free and reduced students will be charged $0.00 for breakfast and lunch.  Paid students will be charged $2.85 for lunch and $1.50 for breakfast.

Under personnel, the resignations of Meghan Bollendorf, a paraprofessional at Bingham School, and Allyn Torres, a science teacher at Mary Volz School were approved.   Haley Schellenger was approved as a second-grade teacher (long-term substitute) – step 1 BA – $50,750 (prorated) for the 2020-2021 school year.

The next regular board of education meeting will be on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.

[Board Agenda 8-18-2020]

[Financial Report 8-18-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 8-18-2020 for the approved financial report. The request was completed on 8-19-2020

Borough Meeting

August 5, 2020

 

During the virtual August borough meeting, council members approved the June 30, 2020 and July 6, 2020 meeting minutes.

Council adopted on second and final reading ordinance #20-09: Ordinance authorizing an amendment to the Borough of Runnemede Police Department rules and regulations.

Under committee reports, director of finance, Councilman John Ranieri relied on his caucus report.

Director of public safety, Councilwoman Eleanor Kelly reported that for the month of July the police department had 649 calls for service, 69 traffic summonses, 15 motor vehicle crashes, 65 arrests, and no Narcan deployment.

Director of public events, Council president Pat Passio reported that residents should be expecting their town booklet, filled with information, in the mail.

Director of engineering, Councilman Bob Farrell relied on his caucus report.

Director of public works, Councilman Craig Laubenstein reported that trash and recycling collection remains heavy.  Laubenstein added that the vacant property lawns are being cut.

Director of parks & recreation, Councilman Luis Cepero reported that the fields were sprayed for weeds and relied on his caucus report.

Council approved resolution #20-81 hiring Jacob M. Korbel, laborer (retro to 7-27-20) for public works at $14.27 per hour.  Christina F. Conroy was approved as the treasurer (start date 9/1/20) at $60,000 per year.

Council also approved several resolutions and the payment of bills.

The next borough caucus meeting will be on Tuesday, August 25 starting at 6 p.m.

[Borough Agenda 8-5-2020]

[Approved Resolutions 8-5-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 8-5-2020 for the approved resolutions.  The request was completed on 8-13-2020 and received by the borough out of order.

Borough Caucus Meeting

July 28, 2020

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Wednesday, August 5 meeting starting at 7 p.m. on GoToMeeting

[Borough Caucus Agenda 7-28-2020]

[Payment of bills 7-28-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on the 7-28-2020 for the approved payment of bills. The request was completed on 7-31-2020.

Special Board Meeting

July 6, 2020

 

The board of education held a special meeting, Monday night for three new hires.

Under personnel, Jasmine Stephens was hired as a first-grade teacher, Step 1 MA – $52,750 beginning September 1, 2020.  Kaylee Kupiec was hired as a preschool teacher, Step 1 BA – $50,750 beginning September 1, 2020.  Kaeleigh Becker was hired as a second-grade teacher (long-term substitute) – Step 1 BA – $50,750 (prorated) beginning September 1, 2020 thru February 5, 2021.

It was mentioned that the next meeting could be in person at Bingham School on Tuesday, July 21st.

[Special Board Agenda 7-6-2020]