December 23, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • Page 3 Wyckoff Boonstra seen as township’s leader for 2010 Rudy Boonstra is seen as the next mayor of Wyckoff and his appointment is anticipated at the Jan. 1 reorganization meeting. Boonstra, first appointed to fill a vacancy and then endorsed by township voters in a contested election in 2007, is a lifelong resident of Wyckoff and a long-time member of Sicomac Engine Company # 3. He served 14 years on the Wyckoff K-8 Board of Education and six years on the Ramapo Indian Hills Board of Education. Boonstra also served on the Wyckoff Board of Township approves cable TV franchise The Wyckoff Township Committee concluded the last public meeting of 2009 by approving the cable TV franchise with Cablevision of Oakland. There were no comments from the audience on the non-exclusive franchise approval, and the vote was unanimous. The only public comment came from Joe Kroft, a resident and taxpayer advocate who thanked the committee and in particular Mayor Jospeh Fiorenzo and Township Committeeman Rick Alnor – both of whom are leaving the committee Jan. 1 -- for their service to the township. Kroft was particularly impressed by the budget-cutting initiative the committeemen took at the beginning of 2009. Anticipating financial hard times, they voluntarily relinquished the honorarium each committee member receives, thus working as township committee members free of charge and saving the taxpayers $20,000. “This is the first time I’ve ever seen politicians give up money,” Kroft said. J. KOSTER Adjustment starting in 1994. Part owner of Sicomac Dairy, Boonstra is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and volunteers as a member of the board of directors of the non-profit Children’s Day Nursery and Family Center in Passaic. When the governing body reorganizes in January, Mayor Joseph Fiorenzo and Rick Alnor will be departing from their service on the township committee. Fiorenzo and Alnor declined to seek re-election in 2009. Two Republican newcomers, Christopher DePhillips and Kevin Rooney, won election in the contested November election. They will be sworn in to their seats at the reorganization session. Each year, the Wyckoff Township Committee elects a member for a one-year term as mayor and the formal announcement takes place at the Jan. 1 meeting which convenes at noon at Wyckoff Town Hall, followed by a reception at the firehouse of Volunteer Engine Company #1. ������������������������������ Boilers Repaired or Replaced in One Day • Oil Tank Abatement • Chimney Liners • Water Heaters • Sewers & Drains • Cast Iron Gas Fired Boilers ����������������������������������������� ������������������ Chiropractic Wellness Center We wish you a Merry Christmas and a New Year filled with peace and prosperity ���������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������ ��������������������������� Normally $260.00 OUR GIFT TO YOU W/COUPON • Exp 12/31/09 • Not Combinable Senior Discounts • N.J. State Lic# 6980 ������������ ��������������� ������������������������ ������������������ ��������������������������������������� ������������������� �������������������� ������������������� ��������������������������������������� Come stay in our CATSKILL MOUNTAIN SKI RETREAT. Stay 2 nights, get the 3RD NIGHT FREE! ��������������������� �������������������� 12-23-09 Pat from Janine DrMilazzoHoliday2x2(12-23-09) 2 col x 2” 12-2-09 CirinoLandscpVacaRental2x2.5 2col x 2-1/2” Pat... from Janine