Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Oradell Council Mulling Choices for Worn Turf Fields

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Oradell Council Mulling Choices for Worn Turf Fields

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ORADELL -- The Borough Council is examining options on resurfacing turf fields at the Doug Parcells Athletic Complex, which have been off limits for more than two weeks due to safety concerns.

The governing body is scheduled to meet Saturday to discuss potential solutions, including a full replacement or a repair of the fields, Borough Administrator Laura Graham said. The meeting is expected to be held in closed session as the council determines the proposed prices for the projects, which Graham said would fall under the negotiations exemption to the Open Public Meetings Act.

The fields at the park on Ridgewood Avenue have been closed to the public since Jan. 16, after a routine inspection revealed that areas of the synthetic surface were unsafe.

"This was wear and tear, since there are many leagues using the field almost year-round," she said. …

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