1. Mayor Rudy Fernandez congratulated the Livingston award recipients from the . On hand to accept their certificates were Elaine Denton, Malini Parekh, Sheila Writt and Harriet Hiller. Although not in attendance, Livingston residents Laurence Agron and Angela Wang also took home awards at the Art Show.
2. Members of the 10-year-old Livingston baseball team, along with their coaches, were honored for a successful season this summer. "It's nice to see my side of town, the National League side," the Mayor said. The squad won both the Little League District 8 championship as well as the Section 2 championship.
3. The council passed a final ordinance regarding the Regency Club, a gated community off of Passaic Avenue. As a part of the new ordinance, stop signs will be added at the intersections of Kensington Lane and Regal Boulevard, Kensignton Lane and Binghampton Lane, and Binghampton Lane and Regal Boulevard. In addition, all roadways within the community will have a speed limit of 25 mph.
4. Members of the council voted on a number of resolutions. The first of which was the authorization of a change order to Jenicar Builders Contractors Co. regarding the reconstruction of Wynnewood Road. The original contract stated that total cost of the project would not exceed $376,878.52. The change order calls for an increase of $14,758.12 or a 3.92 percent onto the initial cost of the job.
At the conference meeting on Sept. 12, Township Manager Michele Meade explained that the added costs due to an increase in the price of asphalt. A detailed breakdown at the costs associated with the change order is available here.
The council also voted to authorize a change order with Tilcon New York Inc. for the resurfacing of various roadways within the township. The change order calls for an additional $11,329.12 added to the total costs of the project, which equates to a 4.53 percent increase. A detailed breakdown at the costs associated with the change order is available here.
5. Livingston will renew its membership with the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council, an organization that was established in 1974. In the past, Meade has in making it easier for the township to at competitive prices. The new five-year membership will take effect on Oct. 1 of this year and run through Sept. 30, 2016. Cost of membership is $1,100.