Dear Ridgewood Village,

This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.

Records requested:

Any and all copies of petitions submitted to the Village Clerk's office for potential Village Council candidate Melanie Hooban. Time frame August 2021 to September 2021

Yours faithfully,

Rurik B Halaby

Eileen Young, Ridgewood Village

Good Afternoon –


We are in receipt of your OPRA request and have compiled the documents. 
They are voluminous and we are unable to scan them in and send them
electronically.  You may come to the Village Clerk’s office and pick up
paper copies of the documents that you requested, there will be a charge
of 5 cents per page.   We have compiled 283 pages, so we would need
payment of $14.15.  Please contact me to let me know how you would like to


Eileen Young

Deputy Village Clerk

Village of Ridgewood

131 North Maple Avenue

Ridgewood NJ 07450

201-670-5500 x205


Notice: You are advised that copies of correspondence, including e-mail
correspondence and attachments, between the public and the Village of
Ridgewood are obtainable by any person filing a request under the Open
Public Records Act (OPRA) unless subject to a specific OPRA exception.
There should be no expectation that the content of emails exchanged
between the public and municipal officials and employees will remain