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Week Ahead: GR BOE Budget, Vote on Management Incentive Raises

Other stories coming to you this week include the latest comings and goings of businesses

Ken Gabbert remains the Ridgewood Village Manager. Carlo's Bakery is the toast of the town. Kathleen Regan gets to be superintendent in Glen Rock for a few weeks. But that's old news!

What's going to happen this week? Well, there's no crystal ball around these parts but here's a snapshot at stories you'll read on Patch this week.

*The Glen Rock school board meets Monday night at 8 p.m. Agenda items include a presentation on the 2013-2014 budget. Among the major goals of the school board this year is to pass a budget with a tax increase at 1 percent or less. We'll have the latest on the Glen Rock school budget on Tuesday.

*The Ridgewood Planning Board is expected to wrap up key testimony on the downtown housing zone change request, specifically from a traffic engineer. The special meeting will be held Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.

*A resident last week brought up the idea of having the Ridgewood police strengthen efforts to crack down on texting-while-driving. Expect a report this week.

*Remember the brouhaha from the council meeting two weeks ago? The one where accusations flew every which way? We'll have a follow up on how the council plans on crafting a protocol to inform others of meetings.

*Tons of everyday critics use Yelp! to sound off on their restaurant experience. Which eateries fare best? We'll let you know later this week.

*Barring any last minute changes, the council should be voting Wednesday night on whether to give managers and non-union staff incentive raises. Stay tuned for the latest on that front.

*You didn't forget about the canine controversy, did you? The Ridgewood council should be voting Wednesday on upping the licensing fee of 'dangerous dogs' up to $700. 

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