Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Springfield Committee will vote on the first reading of an ordinance that would amend salaries of some employees, including officers.
The Springfield Township Committee will hear the first reading of an ordinance to amend the salaries of some officers, clerical workers, and other positions. The meeting takes place Tuesday night at 7:30 pm at Town Hall. Among the resolutions the committee will consider is one that will accept grant money from Union County to complete improvements to the Chisholm Building. Another resolution on the agenda includes a change order to the money being spent to improve the heating system at the Municipal Building. Other resolutions include promotions of two officers, John Patrick and Robert Bertucci: Patrick to First Class and Bertucci to Sixth Class. Click this link to see the entire agenda. If you'd like to see the meeting live in real time…
Monday, April 8, 2013
That's what's on the agendas for tonight and tomorrow at Workshop and Regular Township Committee Meetings.
Springfield Township's Committee will be holding a Workshop Committee meeting tonight at 7:30 pm, and a Regular Meeting Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 pm. Here's part of what's on the agendas: Follow Springfield Patch on Facebook and sign up for the daily newsletter.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
For final meeting of 2012, outgoing committee members were joined by wives and children.
During the last meeting of 2012, Springfield Township Committee member Marc Krauss and Deputy Mayor Jerry Fernandez said goodbye to the Committee. Their fellow Republican, Mayor Ziad Shehady, praised them for their service. "I really can't say enough about the great things they did here because I know how they've done for the township," Shehady said. Surrounded by their families and fellow officials, Krauss and Fernandez reflected on their terms in the committee and their accomplishments. "It's been an honor to be up here," Fernandez said. About the column: B-roll is a place to feature unused photos and reportage that otherwise wouldn't fit in news coverage.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Actions include swearing in of new chiefs for First Aid Squad, final vote on Autonomous Health Board.
Springfield's Township Committee meets tonight for the third and final time in January. The agenda, now posted online, includes a final vote on on changes to the township's health department and new leadership for Springfield's First Aid Squad. The meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building. The agenda is online here.
Friday, January 4, 2013
Committee member Bandrowski responds to fellow official Ziad Shehady's criticism of professional contracts.
At Springfield's Township Committee re-organization meeting on Jan. 1, Committeeman Ziad Shehady caused a bit of a stir by claiming irregularities involving the approval of several resolutions authorizing the awarding of contracts to six professionals to be employed by the township in 2013. Mr. Shehady voted against the resolutions, claiming no one had seen the actual contracts nor was there a COAF (Certificate of Available Funds) to cover the costs. This last, in fact, has been issued and was irrelevant to the resolutions themselves. A review of the documents may clear up any questions. The form of the resolution is the same for each position and clearly states its purpose is to authorize the drawing up of a contract between the Township …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Barrett and Bandrowski sworn in; Amlen becomes Mayor.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Meeting will include Sandy recognitions.
This month, Springfield's Township Committee meeting schedule has been shifted. Instead of meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month as they usually do, the committee meets on the first and the third Tuesdays. The meeting starts with recognition of members of the community who went above and beyond to help fellow residents cope with Tropical Storm Sandy. According to an announcement on the township website, municipal employees, residents, students, teachers, members of civic and community organizations, and houses of worship and local businesses will be honored. The full list is here
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
6 p.m. start for special meeting on Sandy.
Tonight, the Township Committee will convene an hour earlier than usual to allow for a public session on issues related to Tropical Storm Sandy. Starting at 6 p.m., the public can hear from and ask questions of municipal workers and officials on matters related to Sandy.
Monday, August 6, 2012
Officials meet tonight at 7 p.m. at town hall.
According to an announcement on the official Springfield township website, there will be a special meeting of the Township Committee tonight at 7 p.m. at town hall. The announcement stated that the meeting is being held to to award contracts for the turf field project and 2012 paving projects and other action as may be deemed necessary.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Officials project that athletic Facilities will be ready for fall, 2013.
In an update to the Township Committee and the Board of Education, Springfield Engineer Todd Hay provided details about the plans and construction of the turf athletic facilities on Dayton’s grounds. Construction companies are already vying for the job, with bids for the project rolling in since July 1. The final deadline for bidding is July 31. Despite initial optimistic projections that the field would be ready for fall sports, the field will not be ready until 2013 because of safety considerations and a lengthy permit process. “We are optimistic that it will be ready for athletic events in 2013,” school board member Jacqueline Shanes said. In addition to the field, amenities at the site will include bleachers capable of accommodating …