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Governor Phil Murphy Moves to Get the Lead Out

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Ridgewood NJ,  Governor Phil Murphy today reaffirmed his commitment to address lead exposure in New Jersey and its harmful effects on public health and child development by signing a package of bills aimed protecting New Jersey’s families from lead poisoning. The legislation, which will require regular inspections for, and the remediation of, lead-based paint hazards in residential rental properties and require the inventory, replacement, and financing of lead service lines throughout the state within the next 10 years, will advance New Jersey as a national leader in lead poisoning prevention. In October 2019, Governor Murphy unveiled a comprehensive statewide plan to address lead exposure in New Jersey, in which exposure to lead-based paint and lead in drinking water were two key elements of the strategy.

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AND SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT

THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

July 12, 2021

7:30 P.M.

1.         7:30 pm – Call to Order – Mayor

2.         Statement of Compliance with Open Public Meeting Act

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Ridgewood Water : Cloudy Water ,Mineral Build Up or Air Dissolved in the Water

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Ridgewood NJ, according to Ridgewood Water , the utility does not add fluoride to your drinking water.

Water hardness in our service area is 14 grains or 250ppm.

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA July 7, 2021 7:30 P.M.

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

July 7, 2021

7:30 P.M.

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RIDGEWOOD WATER : STAGE 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT

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Ridgewood NJ, This is a reminder that Stage II water restrictions remain in effect for the last 15 years.

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Residential Ridgewood Water Customer Receives Bill For Significant Sewer Discharge – Huh?

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Ridgewood NJ, URGENT:  The staff of The Ridgewood Blog has received a report of a Ridgewood Water residential customer who recently received a separate bill for “significant sewer discharge.”

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING JUNE 9, 2021 8:00 P.M.

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

VILLAGE COUNCIL

REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

JUNE 9, 2021

8:00 P.M.

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA June 2, 2021 7:30 P.M. (Affordable Housing, Transit Village and Pickleball Regulations)

20210602 – Village Council Public Workshop Agenda

For the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, Village Hall is closed to the public and meetings are being held with participants at remote locations, connecting to conferencing software provided by zoom.us. 

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Ridgewood Water Customers its 2021 and Stage II Restrictions are Still in Effect

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Ridgewood NJ, as the weather gets warmer it is important to remember that Stage II restrictions (2 days per week irrigation) were imposed in June 2016 and are still in effect in Glen Rock, Midland Park, Ridgewood and Wyckoff.  Without these restrictions, the use of drinking water for irrigation will continue increasing toward levels that are unsustainable regardless of drought conditions.   To reverse this trend, an ordinance was approved by the Village Council on April 12, 2017 to amend the provisions governing Watering and Water Emergencies in the Village of Ridgewood Code.  Changes include:

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING APRIL 14, 2021 8:00 P.M.

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For the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, Village Hall is closed to the public and meetings are being held with participants at remote locations, connecting to conferencing software provided by zoom.us.  Members of the public are invited to view meetings live using Zoom, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited to do so during Public Comments as well as during Public Hearings during the meeting.

Please click the link below to join the virtual meeting:                                             
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82710863509
Or Telephone, Dial:  1-646-558-8656                                                                                   

Webinar ID: 827 1086 3509

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Today is Founders day for the Ridgewood blog

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The Ridgewood blog was founded in March of 2006 by James J Foytlin aka PJ Blogger . Mr. Foytlin was born and raised in Ridgewood ,New Jersey and is a graduate of Ridgewood High School .

Ridgewood NJ, – Oct. 26, 2009 – RIDGEWOOD, N.J. — The Ridgewood blog ( https://theridgewoodblog.blogspot.com/ Originally  ) (www.theridgewoodblog.net) was founded in March of 2006 by James J Foytlin aka PJ Blogger .[1] Mr. Foytlin was born and raised in Ridgewood ,New Jersey and is a graduate of Ridgewood High School .[2] [3]

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Happy Easter from the Ridgewood blog

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PJ Blogger and the staff of the Ridgewood blog wish you and your family a very Happy Easter!

thank you for all of your support 

 

PJ Blogger

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RIDGEWOOD WATER TO HOLD ZOOM COMMUNITY MEETINGS ON WATER QUALITY APRIL 6th

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Ridgewood NJ, “Our commitment to water quality includes keeping you informed about Ridgewood Water’s regular maintenance, system upgrades, and compliance with new and evolving regulations for drinking water. “ Ridgewood Water

Ridgewood Water will hold virtual Water Quality Open Houses on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at 6:30pm, and on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at 12:00pm (noon). Our professional staff and technical experts will provide information and answer questions about what we’re doing to provide our customers with quality drinking water. Instructions on how to participate will be posted soon on the Ridgewood water website https://water.ridgewoodnj.net/

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On this St Patrick’s Day Will We Finally Have the Strength to Cast the Snakes from Ridgewood ?

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Ridgewood NJ, Today marks Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, a cultural and religious holiday celebrated every year on 17th March in Ireland and by Irish communities around the world. The celebration marks the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death in the fifth century and represents the arrival of Christianity in the country. The Irish have observed this day as a holiday for over 1,000 years, and while the festival began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland, today it has become an international celebration of Irish culture.

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA March 3, 2021 7:30 P.M.

For the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, Village Hall is closed to the public and meetings are being held with participants at remote locations, connecting to conferencing software provided by zoom.us. 

Members of the public are invited to view meetings live using Zoom, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited to do so during Public Comments as well as during Public Hearings during the meeting.

Please click the link below to join the virtual meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86111081042

Or Telephone, Dial:  1-646-558-8656                                                                             

Webinar ID: 861 1108 1042

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