2021 Ordinances

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Ordinance 2265-21 (PDF) - Adopted on March 3, 2021

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Road Reconstruction, Including Milling, Paving and Resurfacing, as Well as Curbing, Handicapped Ramps and Related Improvements on Various Streets and Properties Described Herein or Hereafter Identified, all in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, NJ, Appropriating ($940,000) Therefore and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough for Financing the Same.

Ordinance 2266-21 (PDF) - Adopted on March 3, 2021

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Reconstruction or Replacement of Sidewalks and Driveway Aprons on Various Street as Identified on the Schedule Made a Part Hereof as Described Specifically Herein, in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, NJ, Appropriating ($300,000) Therefor, Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes for Financing Part of the Cost Thereof and Directing Special Assessment of the Cost Thereof.

Ordinance 2267-21 (PDF) - Adopted on March 3, 2021

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Road Reconstruction, Resurfacing, Drainage, Curb, Sidewalk and Handicapped Ramp Improvements on Bamford Avenue as Described Specifically Herein, in and the the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, NJ, Appropriating ($700,000) therefor, and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes in the Amount of ($152,000) of the Borough for Financing the Same. 

Ordinance 2268-21 (PDF) - Adopted on March 3, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Fix the 2021 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, County of Passaic and State of New Jersey.

Ordinance 2269-21 (PDF) - Adopted on March 17, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 25 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Department of Public Safety, Article II, Police Department, Section 25-3, Table of Organization, Subsection C, so as to Increase the Number of Lieutenants from Five to Six.

Ordinance 2270-21 (PDF) - Adopted on April 7, 2021

  • Bond Ordinance providing for Improvements at the Municipal Pool Property Including Specifically Playground and Pathway Lighting Improvements as Described Herein, in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, NJ, Appropriating Three Hundred Thousand ($300,000) Dollars Therefore, and Authorizing, After Application of Grant Funds, the Issuance of Bonds or Notes in the Amount of One Hundred Forty-Two Thousand Five Hundred ($142,500) Dollars of the Borough for Financing the Same. 

Ordinance 2271-21 (PDF) - Adopted on May 5, 2021

  • 2021 Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank Pursuant to NJSA 40A:4-45.14.

Ordinance 2272-21 (PDF) - Adopted on May 5, 2021 

  • An Ordinance to Amend 2268-21, Fixing the 2021 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, County of Passaic and State of New Jersey.

Ordinance 2273-21 (PDF) - Adopted on June 2, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement Chapter 540, Zoning Ordinance of the Borough of Hawthorne, Passaic County, New Jersey so as to Create Thereunder Article XXVIII, Multifamily Affordable Housing Redevelopment Zone.

Ordinance 2274-21 (PDF) - Adopted on July 7, 2021

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for the Acquisition of Public Works Capital Equipment, Specifically a Street Sweeper in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, New Jersey, Appropriating Two Hundred Thousand Forty ($240,000), and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes in the Amount of Two Hundred Twenty-Eight Thousand ($228,000) of the Borough for Financing the Same.

Ordinance 2275-21 (PDF) - Adopted on July 7, 2021

  • Water Utility Bond Ordinance Providing for Water System Infrastructure Analysis and Design and Implementation of Treatment System Improvements at Various Locations as may be Identified or Hereafter Described all in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, NJ appropriating Three Hundred Fifty Thousand ($350,000) Therefor and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough for Financing the Same.

Ordinance 2276-21 (PDF) - Adopted on July 7, 2021

  • An Ordinance by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic and State of New Jersey Prohibiting the Operation of any Class of Cannabis Businesses Within its Geographical Boundaries and Creating Chapter 160 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Cannabis Businesses.

Ordinance 2277-21 (PDF) - Adopted on August 16, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Amend 2268-21, Fixing the 2021 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, county of Passaic and State of New Jersey.

Ordinance 2278-21 (PDF) - Adopted on September 1, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace Chapter 444, Streets and Sidewalks, Article III, Street Openings

Ordinance 2279-21 (PDF) - Adopted on September 1, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne to Amend Rates Set Forth in Chapter 220, Fees, Section 2, Fire Prevention Unit, Resale Certificates, and Repeal and Replace Rates Set Forth in Section 18, Streets and Sidewalks  

Ordinance 2280-21 (PDF) - Adopted on October 20, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace Chapter 136, Animals, Article II, Defecation and Nuisances by Dogs, with Article II Pet Waste

Ordinance 2281-21 (PDF) - Pending Adoption on November 15, 2021

  • An Ordinance to Amend 2268-21, Fixing the 2021 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, County of Passaic and State of New Jersey