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Message from the Mayor
July 15, 2021
Dear Spotswood Residents,
I can’t believe it’s mid July already and I’m 6 1/2 months into my term as Mayor! So much has been happening and the Administration is working diligently to standardize processes within the Borough, and review finances and audit recommendations from our new auditors. We have had staffing changes welcoming 3 new Police Officers, a new tax collector and bringing on a well needed Qualified Purchasing Agent (QPA) to ensure our spending is following all state regulations and help to implement our updated standard purchasing procedures.
I’m sure by now you have seen the work wrapping up on Devoe Lake. The contractor is finalizing some punch list items. We are meeting regularly with our State and County partners to look to secure additional funding to continue the $25M dredging project. Adirondack and the Charles Street section improvements and paving have been completed and we are proud to say that the DOT has inspected and there are absolutely no issues! Next up is Vliet and Hudson before school starts and then the 2021 DOT project including Maiden Lane, Manhattan and Madison. (Or the “M” streets project as we are calling it :))
Our Independence Day celebration was a huge success. Mayor Slavicek and I are proud to announce that the event was funded completely by the generous donations of our sponsors! We are holding the date of July 3, 2022 for our annual event with Spotswood hosting the fireworks.
We have a number of community activities upcoming to get our neighbors out and socializing. We have our Multicultural event, the Hinal Patel memorial service and street sign dedication, our outdoor summer concert series, our car show, the Spotswood 5k, Octoberfest Spotswood Day, our Pumpkin Patch pumpkin give away, our Spooktacular Spotswood and Helmetta Halloween Weekend Extravaganza and our Tree Lightings. Additional events will likely be added but we wanted to give a sneak peek on what’s to come!
As always, we continue to work hard on all issues concerning our residents. I look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events.
Municipal News and Announcements
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Sealed bids will be received by the Borough Clerk of the Borough of Spotswood for:
Sealed bids will be opened and read in public for consideration by the Borough of Spotswood at the Spotswood Municipal Building, 77 Summerhill Road, Spotswood, NJ 08884 on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 10:00 am prevailing time.
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