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Friday Special Noon Mayor&Council Meeting Cancels Tues. 6/4/24 Meeting epa green acres green space green spaces harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor & council mayor james fife toxic chemical toxic sludge Jun 04, 2024

With only a day's notice, the Harrison Mayor & Council's special meeting on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Noon, sparked concerns among residents over the transparency of its decision-making processes. During the meeting, held in the 3rd Floor Mayor's Conference Room, two resolutions were passed...

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Mayor & Council: Tax Abatement/Personnel Changes+ Tues. Oct. 17, 2023 department public works environmental justice environmental protection agency green space green spaces harrison fife department harrison firefighters harrison mayor harrison nj harrison police harrison police department harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor mayor & council payment in lieu of taxes pilot pocket park property taxes Oct 17, 2023

The Mayor and Council of Harrison, New Jersey, are set to discuss and adopt several resolutions and ordinances related to the town's development, public safety, and governance at their Tuesday, October 17, 2023 meeting scheduled for 6:15 p.m. start in the Harrison Town Hall on the 3rd Floor...

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Mayor & Council Meeting Canceled Amidst A Series Of Postponed Meetings community center environmental environmental justice environmental protection agency epa green space green spaces harrison nj harrison planning board harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone harrison zoning board mayor mayor & council mayor james fife park path turn around zoning board of adjustment Oct 02, 2023

 In a recent announcement, it was confirmed that the Harrison Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 2, 2023, has been canceled. This decision follows a succession of postponed local board and agency meetings in the Town of Harrison.

Notably, the last Mayor &...

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Harrison Planning Board: Pocket Park Amidst Environmental Concerns environment environmental environmental justice epa green space harrison nj harrison planning board mayor & council mayor james fife pse&g pseg Sep 27, 2023

The Harrison Planning Board has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at the Harrison Town Hall, to discuss an amendment to the Harrison Redevelopment Plan. The meeting will commence with a caucus at 5:45 p.m. in the Third Floor Conference room, followed by the official session...

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Mayor Fife’s Legacy: Green Space Unfilled Promises & EPA Toxic Sludge agent orange epa essex county parks green space harrison nj pse&g pseg toxic chemical toxic sludge Sep 12, 2023

In the span of a year, Harrison Mayor James Fife has faced mounting criticism over his perceived failure to protect and foster green spaces in the Harrison Redevelopment Zone, a responsibility that falls both under his purview as the Chairman of the Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) and Mayor...

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Zoom Mayor & Council: 300%+ Pay Increase On July 11 2023 Agenda cannabis cape may street park green acres green space harrison nj harrison redevelopment agency liquor license mayor mayor & council mayor raymond mcdonough raymond j. mcdonough Jul 09, 2023

The Town of Harrison Mayor and Council are scheduled to hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be conducted virtually, utilizing the Zoom video conferencing software. Citizens can participate by clicking here or by dialing in using the phone number (616)...

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Time To Take A Ride To See Branch Brook Park's Cherry Blossoms branch brook park alliance cherry blossoms cherry blossoms festival green acres green space green spaces harrison nj newark branch brook park newark nj Apr 06, 2023

The Cherry Blossom Festival in Newark, New Jersey is held each year in the beautiful Branch Brook Park. This festival celebrates the beauty of 5,200 cherry blossom trees that were planted in a park that was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead. During the Cherry Blossom Festival visitors are...

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Mayor & Council Meet Tues. 4/4/2023 at 6:15 p.m. budget green acres green space harrison board of education harrison fife department harrison nj harrison police department mayor mayor & council municipal budget opiate litigation town budget Apr 04, 2023

The Agenda for Harrison’s Mayor & Council meeting on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, contains Resolutions and Ordinances for passage and the introduction of the 2023 Municipal Budget Ordinance. A copy of the Municipal Budget however was not posted to the Town of Harrison website.

The Mayor...

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Special High Noon Mayor & Council Meeting Fri. Feb. 17, 2023 green space green spaces harrison harrison fife department harrison nj land development ordinance mayor mayor & council ordinance public sessions resolutions Feb 16, 2023

A Special Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting will be held, on Friday, February 17, 2023, starting at 12 p.m. (High Noon)  via Zoom.

The following are the items on the Agenda:

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GREEN ACRES AGREEMENT ­PARK DEVELOPMENT

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING...

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Harrison Redevelopment Meeting Now On Mon. Aug. 22, 2022 at 1 pm. green space green spaces harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency urby harrison nj Aug 20, 2022

The rescheduled Harrison Redevelopment Meeting will be held on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 1 p.m. There is no Agenda published as of Saturday, August 20, 2022.  The meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing software. To attend the meeting log in before 1 p.m. using this Zoom link...

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The Harrison Public Library: A Rich History of Literacy and Learning green space harrison public library mayor frederick j. gassert new deal president roosevelt's new deal public works administration town of wantage wantage elementary school May 09, 2022

Today, the Harrison Public Library continues to be a place of learning and discovery. It offers a variety of programs and services for children, teens, and adults. The library also has an extensive collection of books, magazines, and other materials. Whether you are looking for a place to read or...

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