Borough of East Rutherford, NJ

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Free Seedling Trees - Saturday, April 25, 2015

Celebrate Arbor Day and get your FREE TREE seedling at the Rutherford Community Garden, 280 Erie Avenue, Rutherford, on Saturday, 4/25 from 9 am to 1 pm! Take part in New Jersey's Tree Recovery Campaign to help replace trees lost in the hurricanes, superstorms and snowstorms of the last few years.

There are a variety of 1-2 feet tall seedlings available on a first-come, first-served basis, including Redbuds, Dogwoods, various Oak varieties, Ironwood/Hophornbeams, Basswood/Lindens and the evergreens Norway Spruce and Douglas Firs, among others. Help keep East Rutherford green and beautiful!

Planting instructions are provided, but remember to research your species and consider the size of the tree when fully grown so that you plant in the right place, being mindful of overhead and underground utility lines and proximity to structures. Call 811 before digging!

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Notice of road closure for utility work - Friday, March 20, 2015

Atkins Terrace will be closed from Paterson Avenue to White Terrace until 5:00PM for utility work. Plan alternate route.

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Snow emergency ordinance

We would like to advise residents of a recently-passed ordinance instituting restricted parking on certain roadways during snow fall. Signs will be posted on the affected streets as soon as possible.

NEW ORDINANCE NO. 2014-22 - SNOW EMERGENCY

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD ENTITLED “VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC” SO AS TO MODIFY THE PARKING REGULATIONS ON CERTAIN STREETS DURING A SNOW EMERGENCY.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF EAST RUTHERFORD:

1Subsection A. of Section 285-51 of the Code of the Borough of East Rutherford is amended and supplemented to read as follows:

A.Whenever snow has fallen and the accumulation is such that it covers the street or highway, a snow emergency shall exist, and no vehicle shall be parked on the following streets or highways or portions thereof:

Name of Street and Location:

  • Paterson Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Carlton Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Park Avenue: Both sides – entire length
  • Hackensack Street: Both sides – entire length
  • Hoboken Road: Both sides – entire length
  • Elm Street: East side only – entire length
  • Grant Street: East side only – entire length
  • Locust Lane: East side only – entire length
  • Wall Street: West side only – entire length