RED BANK – Members of the Red Bank Borough Council have adopted a bond ordinance that appropriates $1.78 million for water and sewer utility improvements throughout the municipality.
The bond ordinance authorizes the issuance of bonds or notes in that amount to finance the cost of the planned improvements.
According to the bond ordinance, the water and sewer improvements will include, but are not limited to, utility improvements on Broad Street, lift station on High Street, water main improvements on Alston Court, sewer improvements at Hubbard Park, the purchase of a generator at the Bodman pump station and the purchase of a sewer jet truck.
The improvements also include the removal and replacement of sidewalks, concrete curbing, curb ramps, driveway aprons, regrading, landscaping, excavation, pavement striping, installation of traffic calming devices, resetting manholes and inlets, and various other curb, sidewalk and parking lot maintenance, according to the bond ordinance.
In other business at their Jan. 27 meeting, council members ratified and confirmed the appointment of Anthony Neibert as a part-time construction official. He will receive an hourly rate of $75, not to exceed 25 hours per week, according to a resolution.
Council members ratified and confirmed the appointment of Kenneth Krug as a part-time building subcode official. According to a resolution, he will receive an hourly rate of $47, not to exceed 25 hours per week.
Additionally, the council ratified and confirmed the appointment of Robert Kelley as a part-time plumbing subcode official. Kelley will receive an hourly rate of $47, not to exceed 25 hours per week.
Council members passed a resolution ratifying and confirming Kathy LoPresti as a full-time records supervisor. Her appointment became effective on Feb. 1 and she will receive an hourly rate of $34.
Finally, council members ratified and confirmed Maureen Nocella as a full-time administrative assistant. Nocella will receive an hourly rate of $26, according to a resolution.