• Nochimson Spars With Lakeside Deli Owner Over Garbage Ordinance

    Verona’s new commercial garbage ordinance wasn’t on the agenda for Monday’s Town Council meeting, but that didn’t stop it from becoming the focal point of the last hour of the meeting, with often heated comments by Verona’s...

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  • Town Council Narrowly Passes Budget, Assesses Storm, Takes Mosque Questions

    By a 3-2 vote Monday night, the Verona Town Council approved the 2018 municipal budget. Council members also disagreed over the demolition of a building at the Verona Community Center that has been used to store equipment...

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  • Town Council, February 5: Pool, Pot, Town Govt. Jobs

    First, the good news: Verona Township Manager Matt Cavallo announced at the Monday, February 5, Town Council meeting that, for the second year in a row, there will be no increase in Verona Pool fees. Cavallo also...

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  • Town Council, January 22: Salary Squabbles Again

    There was a lengthy posted agenda for the Town Council meeting on Monday, January 22, but the discussion over one element made it longer still. Ordinance 2018-04 sets salaries for exempt and non-union workers in managerial positions....

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  • Town Engineer Retires As Council Opens New Year

    The Verona Town Council appointed a new township engineer on Monday, January 8, after Jim Helb retired from the position he had held for more than three decades.  “Jim played a significant role in a number of...

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  • Letter To The Editor: Old Budget Ways Are Done

    At its meeting on this coming Monday, May 16, the Verona Town Council will vote on the 2016 budget. This year’s development and introduction of the town budget provided a great contrast between the new approach the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • What You Need To Know About The 2016 Town Budget

    On Monday, April 18, Town Manager Matthew Cavallo and the Verona Town Council will introduce the 2016 municipal budget, refined over the course of four budget workshops in March that trimmed, slimmed and, in some cases, slashed...

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  • Budget 2016: Mice & Elephants Get The Boot

    Verona’s former town manager used to frame all financial discussions in terms of “elephants” (the big worries) and “mice” (the smaller ones). Since Joe Martin resigned last summer after the change in majority on the Town Council,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Town Council Talks About Speeding, Budget Issues

    The Town Council met on Monday, January 4, with a new township attorney, Brian Aloia, on the dais and an agenda that signaled that there will be changes coming to both traffic enforcement and Verona’s budget process....

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  • Letter To The Editor: A Diamond In The Rough

    As a concerned taxpayer in Verona, and an attendant at the council meeting on November 2, 2015, what a pleasure to see the new majority council–specifically Mayor Kevin Ryan, Deputy Mayor Michael Nochimson, and new Councilman Alex...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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