Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Public Notice Introduction of Ordinance #1612


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At the Bogota Borough Council Meeting on Thursday-7-March the Council voted to introduce a number of ordinances. This is ordinance #1612 and will amend the Municipal code pertaining to the Bogota Police Department.  This will be presented for a Public Hearing at the next meeting on Thursday-21-Marchat 7:30p. It will be held in the Senior Centre on the second floor of 375 Larch Ave Bogota. The meeting will also be held online. It is open to the Public. 



WHEREAS, Chapter 23 of the Bogota Municipal Code sets forth the administrative rules and regulations for the Bogota Police Department; and,

WHEREAS, this Chapter currently sets the reimbursement for rate for police services performed on behalf of private contractors; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council wish to revise this section to reflect the rate agreed to in the Department’s current Collective Negotiation Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Bogota, that Chapter 23 of the Bogota Municipal Code is hereby amended, revised, and supplemented as follows:

Section 1:  Amendment to Section 23-11.2(a), entitled “Payment and Escrow Accounts”.


Section 23-11.2, entitled “Payment and Escrow Accounts” is hereby amended, revised, and supplemented as follows:


23-11.2    Payment and Escrow Accounts.


a.       Private contractors shall pay the treasurer of the Borough, by cash, check, or money order, for all services performed by members of the Borough's Police Department at the rate of one hundred forty ($140.00) dollars per hour as compensation for the Borough's costs associated with the police services.


Section 2:  Severability.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion of this ordinance is for any reason held invalid or unconstitutional by any court or federal or state agency of competent jurisdiction, such portion shall be deemed a separate, distinct and independent, and such holding shall not effect the validity of the remaining portions hereof. 

Section 3:  Inconsistency.


Any and all ordinances, or parts thereof, in conflict or inconsistent with any of the

terms and provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to such extent as they are so in conflict or inconsistent.

Section 4:  Effective Date. 


This ordinance shall take effect twenty (20) days after the first publication thereof

after final passage.

INTRODUCTION: February 15, 2024






Nonn   No



Council President Carpenter








Councilwoman Kohles








Councilman McHale








Councilman Mitchell








Councilwoman Vergara








Councilman Robbins









ATTEST:                                                                                APPROVED:



________________________________                                __________________________

Borough Clerk                                                                         Mayor

I, Yenlys Flores-Bolivard, Municipal Clerk of the Borough of Bogota, Bergen County, New Jersey, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a correct and true copy of an Ordinance adopted by the Borough of Bogota at a meeting held on February 15, 2024

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