Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. Issues Statement on Newark Budget

budget.jpegNewark North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. issued the following statement on the proposed city budget, which was adopted by an 8-0 vote by the City Council.

“I credit the Baraka administration for being focused on the budget in its first 100 days in office. We had an extremely challenging budget year and his team did a good job combing through year to date expenditures to realize some savings for 2014.

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Newark Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. Sponsors Resolution Expanding Newark’s Smoking Ban

Newark took a big step toward becoming a healthier city after the City Council moved to second reading a resolution sponsored by Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. that significantly expands a smoking ban to include parks and recreational facilities, a buffer zone around city buildings and city-owned vehicles.

The resolution, which is scheduled for a final vote after a public hearing on Oct. 15, also expands the definition of smoking to include hookas and electronic cigarettes.

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Ramos Sponsored Resolution Lays Groundwork for Restoration of Mt. Prospect Park

Newark North Ward Council Anibal Ramos has sponsored a resolution that would lay the groundwork for a rehabilitation and beautification of Mt. Prospect Park in Newark.

Ramos sponsored the resolution, which passed unanimously at the Sept. 17 Municipal Council meeting, awarding a contract to Suburban Consulting Engineers Inc. of Mount Arlington to draw up plans to rehabilitate the long neglected triangular-shaped park between Mt. Prospect Avenue and Mt. Prospect Place.

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