2020 Ordinances

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Ordinance 2243-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 4, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace Chapter 247 Flood Damage Prevention.

Ordinance 2244-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 4, 2020

  • 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, New Jersey, Appropriating Nine Hundred Five Thousand ($905,000) Dollars Therefore and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough for Financing the Same.

Ordinance 2245-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 4, 2020

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Road Reconstruction, Resurfacing, Drainage, Curb, Sidewalk and Handicapped Ramp Improvements on Parmelee as Described Specifically Herein, in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, New Jersey, Appropriating Five Hundred Seventy One Thousand, Eight Hundred ($571,800) Dollars Therefor, and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes in the Amount of One Hundred Fourteen Thousand ($114,000) Dollars of the Borough for Financing the Same.

Ordinance 2246-20 (PDF) - Adopted on April 1, 2020

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Reconstruction or Replacement of Sidewalks and Driveway Aprons on Parmelee Avenue, Kingston Avenue, Park Avenue, and Warren Avenue as Described Specifically herein, in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, New Jersey, Appropriating Three Hundred ($300,000) Thousand Dollars Therefor, Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes for Financing Part of the Cost Thereof and Directing Special Assessment of the Cost Thereof.

Ordinance 2247-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 4, 2020

  • Zoning Ordinance to Amend and Supplement the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne Chapter 540, Zoning, to Create Section 540-8(V), Drive Thru Restaurants.

Ordinance 2248-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 18, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Chapter 540, Zoning, Creating the R-11 Mixed Use Affordable Housing Zone.

Ordinance 2249-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 18, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Fix the 2020 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne.

Ordinance 2250-20 (PDF) - Adopted on March 18, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne to Revise Various Rates Set Forth in Chapter 220, Fees, Section 3, Public Works, Parks and Recreation, Summer Recreation, Section 9, Construction Codes, Uniform and Section 12, Parks and Recreation, Municipal Tennis Courts and Municipal Swimming Pool.

Ordinance 2251-20 (PDF) - Adopted on May 6, 2020

  • 2020 Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-45.14

Ordinance 2252-20 (PDF) - Adopted on June 3, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement Chapter 505 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Vehicles and Traffic, so as to Designate a Four-Way Stop Intersection at an Additional Location

Ordinance 2253-20 (PDF) - Adopted on June 17, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Amend No. 2249-20, Fixing the 2020 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, County of Passaic, and State of New Jersey

Ordinance 2254-20 (PDF) - Adopted on August 12, 2020

  • 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 Four to Five

Ordinance 2255-20 (PDF) - Adopted on August 12, 2020

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for Improvements to the Washington Avenue Sanitary Sewer System and Work Incidental Thereto, all in and by the Borough of Hawthorne, in the County of Passaic, New Jersey, Appropriating One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000) Dollars Therefore and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough for Financing the Same

Ordinance 2256-20 (PDF)- Adopted on August 12, 2020

  • Water Utility Bond Ordinance Providing for Various Improvements Including SCADA System Upgrades, Valve Replacement at Multiple Locations, Pump Replacement at the Mary Street Pumping Station and Water Tank, and Additional Pump Replacement, Repair, or System Rehabilitation as may be Identified as Part of the Installation Anticipated Herein or Hereafter Described all in and by the Borough of Hawthorne in the County of Passaic, New Jersey, Appropriating Five Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand ($575,000) Dollars Therefore and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough for Financing the Same

Ordinance 2257-20 (PDF) - Adopted on August 12, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Amend 2253-20, Fixing the 2020 Salaries, Wages and Compensation of the Employees of the Borough of Hawthorne, County of Passaic and State of New Jersey

Ordinance 2258-20 (PDF) - Adopted on September 2, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement Chapter 505 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Vehicles and Traffic, Section 505-16B, Trucks Over Certain Weights Excluded, No Through Trucking, and, Section 505-65B, Schedule XII so as to Add Thereto Additional Locations

Ordinance 2259-20 (PDF) - Adopted on November 16, 2020

  • Bond Ordinance Providing for the Acquisition of Fire Department Capital Equipment, Specifically a Fire Engine, Appropriating $760,000 and Authorizing the Issuance of Bonds or Notes of the Borough in the Amount of $722,000

Ordinance 2260-20 (PDF) - Adopted on November 16, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 298 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne, Laundries, Hours of Operation so as to allow for Sunday Operation

Ordinance 2261-20 (PDF) - Adopted on November 16, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement Chapter 505, Parking Prohibited at All Times, So as to Add Additional Locations

Ordinance 2262-20 (PDF) - Pending Adoption on December 2, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Repeal and Replace Chapter 437 Storm Water Management

Ordinance 2263-20 (PDF) - Pending Adoption on December 2, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 407, Skates, Skateboards, and Scooters so as to Include Bicycles within the Definition of the Same and to Amend Said Ordinance to Conform with State Statute and Include Additional Areas Where Such is Prohibited

Ordinance 2264-20 (PDF) - Pending Adoption on December 2, 2020

  • An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement Chapter 505 of the Code of the Borough of Hawthorne Vehicles and Traffic, Article II, Traffic Regulations, Section 505-5 Speed Limits, Schedule II, So as to Amend the Speed Limit Fixed for Rea Avenue Extension