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Harrison Library Changes Hours After Residents Complain at Mayor & Council Meeting harrison mayor harrison nj harrison public library james fife librray hours mayor mayor & council mayor james fife Feb 01, 2023

The Harrison Public Library has updated its hours of operation which will improve access to the library.  It took a while but public outcry and discussion at the public session of the Mayor & Council meetings and discussion of the Harrison Resident’s forum on Facebook finally got...

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Three Meetings: HRA, Special 1 pm Mayor & Council, & Harrison Planning harrison nj harrison planning board harrison redevelopment agency mayor & council Jan 22, 2023

Last week, the January 17, 2023, Mayor & Council meeting was switched from a Zoom meeting to an In-Person meeting in the Harrison Town Hall Council Chambers.  It caught a lot of people by surprise.  There was no formal announcement that the meeting would be In-Person and a lot of...

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Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Jan. 17th 2023 6:30 pm. Via Zoom cash management cash management plan daniel choffo harrison construction department harrison mayor harrison nj harrison public library harrison redevelopment agency mayor & council ordinance ordinance public sessions property taxes resolutions Jan 16, 2023

The Town of Harrison Mayor & Council meeting will be held on Tues. Jan. 17th, 2023 at 6:30 P.M Via Zoom. The public is invited to attend and participate in the Public Session and/or the Public Session during an Ordinance discussion.

This month's agenda includes among other items:

An...

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First & Last Harrison Town Meeting Canceled to Start 2023 harrison harrison mayor harrison nj harrison planning board harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone harrison zoning board mayor & council reorganization meeting Dec 31, 2022

The Town of Harrison governing body has canceled its last meeting of the year, the Harrison Redevelopment Agency Meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, December 28, 2022, and its first meeting of the New Year, the Mayor & Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 3, 2023.  Traditionally,...

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Harrison Public Library Hours Are Still Very Limited children issues harrison harrison library harrison nj harrison public library james fife mayor & council mayor james fife Dec 26, 2022

The Harrison N.J. Public Library is open for very limited hours.  The latter has been the complaint raised at several Town of Harrison Mayor & Council meetings.  Mayor James Fife has promised a change in hours and it appears that the Library Board has added one hour to each day it...

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Special Black Friday 11/25 Mayor & Council Meeting at 1 p.m. harrison nj harrison town clerk james doran james fife mayor & council paul zarbetski town clerk Nov 24, 2022

The Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting will be held for the first time in the history of Harrison on Black Friday, November 25, 2022, starting at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

There is only one item on the Agenda, an Ordinance that will repeal the current Ordinance governing the Harrison Town Clerk and...

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Zoning is the Last Meeting Standing This Week harrison harrison nj harrison planning board harrison zoning board mayor & council zoning variance Nov 15, 2022

The Town of Harrison had four town meetings scheduled this week but the only meeting not cancelled is the Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2022 which starts at 6:15 p.m. via Zoom.  You can attended the meeting through this link. You can also use your...

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Tues. Nov. 15, 2022 Mayor & Council Meeting Cancelled anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison mayor harrison mayoral race harrison nj harrison nj mayoral race 2022 harrison planning board harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone harrison zoning board james doran james fife mayor & council mayoral candidate anselmo millan Nov 14, 2022

The last meeting of the Mayor & Council of Harrison was on October 4, 2022.  The business portion of the meeting was 14 minutes and the public comment period was 27 minutes. Topics covered during the public session were the following:

  • Closure of the Jackson Street Bridge for 11 hours...
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Votes Are Still Being Counted in Harrison Race anselmo millan check voting location check voting status councilman anselmo millan early in person voting early voting fmr. councilman anselmo millan for a better harrison harrison harrison nj harrison nj mayoral race 2022 james fife mayor & council mayor james fife mayoral candidate anselmo millan vote by mail Nov 09, 2022

Mayor James Fife, who was supposed to be an interim mayor,  appears to have won his third four-year term as Mayor of Harrison.  It appears Challenger Former Councilman Anselmo Millan fell short but there are additional ballots to be counted before Hudson County election officials can...

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Time to Vote Til 8 pm For Next Mayor of Harrison anselmo millan check voting location check voting status councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison harrison mayoral race harrison nj james fife mayor & council Nov 08, 2022

Today, November 8th 2022 is General Election Day in Harrison and throughout the Country.  In Harrison's Local Election, the only contested election is who will be the next Mayor of Harrison.  If you are registered to vote, you can Vote from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. at night.  By law, if...

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Direct Link Between Not Voting & Street Cleaning at 4 am anselmo millan board of elections check voting status councilman anselmo millan early voting election election 2022 fmr. councilman anselmo millan for a better harrison harrison harrison nj james fife mayor & council mayor james fife mayoral candidate anselmo millan ravo street cleaner street cleaning Nov 05, 2022

Street cleaning in Harrison NJ is a ritual that keeps the Town of Harrison clean.  The Harrison Department of Public Works (DPW) sweeps the streets of Harrison once a week.  Their motto imprinted on their street sweeper is "Keeping our community clean". The DPW plays an important role...

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