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]

Borough Caucus Meeting

June 30, 2020

 

Council discussed agenda items for the July 6 meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Caucus Agenda 6-30-2020]

[Approved Resolutions 6-30-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 6-30-2020 for the approved resolutions.   An automatic reply stated: “BOROUGH OFFICES ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  OPRA REQUESTS WILL BE HANDLED WHEN THE OFFICES ARE REOPENED.”

 

Fourth of July Celebration

June 29, 2020

Runnemede will be having a motorcade through town on July 4th instead of having the traditional Fourth of July parade along the Black Horse Pike.  There will be fire apparatus, a few bands, police, public works, and Mayor and Council.

The motorcade will start at 10 a.m.  Click on the link below for the motorcade route.

[Motorcade Route July 4th]

Remember to practice Social Distancing and wearing masks when traveling outside of your house.

[Fourth of July Celebration Handout 2020]

Borough Caucus Meeting

May 26, 2020

 

Council discussed agenda items for the Tuesday, June 2nd meeting starting at 7 p.m.

[Borough Caucus Agenda 5-26-2020]

[Approved Resolutions 5-26-2020] – An Open Public Records Act request was submitted on 5-26-2020 for the approved resolutions.

Memorial Day Ceremony

May 25, 2020

 

Mayor Nick Kappatos, council members, and Runnemede’s historian Rober Del Sordo held a brief Memorial Day Ceremony this morning at the Runnemede Veterans War Memorial.

[Memorial Day Ceremony Handout 5-25-2020]