12/18/12 Township Council Meeting - Home

12/18/12 Township Council Meeting

Date: December 18, 2012
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:45 PM

 

THE TOWNSHIP COUNCIL WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ADJOURN THIS MEETING NO LATER THAN 11:00 PM
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL AGENDA
LEGAL OPENING OF MEETING – 7:00 PM
CLOSED SESSION - MANAGER'S OFFICE - 7:05 PM - 8:00 PM
OPEN SESSION – COUNCIL CHAMBERS - PUBLIC INPUT 8:00 PM
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2012
 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by Resolution 28-12, setting the 2012 meeting dates; and Resolution 150-12, ratifying Resolution 28-12, sending a copy to THE RECORD and THE JEWISH STANDARD, filing a copy in the Township Clerk’s Office and posting it on the Municipal Building bulletin board, and the Mayor hereby directs that this statement be included in the minutes.
 
ROLL CALL  
 
MOTION TO GO INTO CLOSED SESSION
 
RESOLUTION A - Authorize Council to enter Closed Session.
 
CLOSED SESSION DISCUSSION
 
MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by Resolution 28-12, setting the 2012 meeting dates; and Resolution 150-12, ratifying Resolution 28-12, sending a copy to THE RECORD and THE JEWISH STANDARD, filing a copy in the Township Clerk’s Office and posting it on the Municipal Building bulletin board, and the Mayor hereby directs that this statement be included in the minutes.
 
PRESENTATIONS
 
30-Year Anniversary
Francis Wilson, Department of Public Works Director.
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
NONE.
 
 
MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR
 GOOD AND WELFARE;
 PUBLIC INPUT ON ANY MATTERS ON THIS AGENDA;
AND/OR
PUBLIC INPUT ON THE 2013 MUNICIPAL BUDGET
 
Mayor to inquire whether any member of the Council has any comments prior to opening the meeting to any comments from the public.
 
Mayor to declare that any members of the public wishing to be heard at this time shall come forward and state their names for the record. Comments shall be limited to five minutes per person
 
There being no further persons wishing to speak at this time (or the time limit of one hour having expired), the Mayor to declare that the public comment portion of the meeting is now closed.
 
Mayor to inquire whether any member of the Council or the Manager wishes to respond to the public comments or whether a member of the Council wishes to remove any item from the Consent Agenda and have a separate discussion thereon.
 
CONSENT AGENDA
 
All matters listed below are considered to be routine in nature by Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If any discussion is desired by Council, that particular item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.
 
RAFFLES
 
All subject to approval and conditions applicable with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission and pursuant to State Statute.
 
RA#1343 – Congregation Beth Aaron Men’s Club – Off Premise Merchandise Draw Raffle - $40.00
 
MINUTES
 
Note: The following minutes are scheduled for approval on January 8, 2012:
November 27, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting.
November 27, 2012 – Open Session Meeting.
November 29, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting.
November 29, 2012 – Special Session Meeting.
December 4, 2012 – Special Session Meeting.
 
RESOLUTIONS
 
B.        Approve IOD Leave – P. Kearns.
C.        Appoint Municipal Court Judge.
D.        Authorize Municipal Consent Pursuant to 12.39 Special Ruling – Best of Wines &             Liquors, LLC – Plenary Retail Distribution Liquor License #0260-44-006-004 –       2012/2013.  
E.         Approve 2012 Budget Account Transfers.
F.         Authorize Transfer of FDU Donation Funds to Public Assistance Trust Funds – SSAB     Request.
G.        Authorize Lien on Tax Records – Sewer Use.
H.        Refund 2011 and 2012 Property Tax Overpayments.
I.          Authorize Issuance of Payments to Vendors – Emergency Services Due to Hurricane        Sandy.
J.          Authorize Issuance of Payment – Turnpike Truck & Auto Center – Repair to DPW            Vehicle Due to Hurricane Sandy.
K.        Authorize Issuance of Payment to Vendors – 2013 Police Vehicles and Equipment.
L.         Authorize Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals Engineering – 2012 Road             & Parking Area Resurfacing Program.
M.        Refund 2012 Taxes – Block 103, Lot 12.
N.        Refund 2011 and 2012 Taxes – Block 3008, Lot 4.
O.        Award Contract – Nature’s Choice Corporation – Recycling of Garden Debris –    2013/2014.
P.         Approve Grant Agreement – 2012 CDBG – Resurfacing of Ayers Court & Lozier Place  Project.
Q.        Ratify Payments – November, 2012.
R.        Approve Settlement Agreement – Galano vs. Teaneck, et al. – Docket No. BER-L-7949- 11.
 
 
 
BILL LIST
 
Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($).
 
Councilmember moves to approve the Consent Agenda, including Raffles, Minutes, Resolutions and the Bill List and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day, except ____________________. Seconded by Councilmember _________________.
 
Mayor to call on Ms. Evelina for a roll-call vote.
 
Roll Call.
 
Mayor to declare whether said items are (or are not passed).
 
INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Councilmember moves that the Ordinances be introduced and passed on first reading and that the Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to publish the required legal notice of the introduction thereof, together with a notice of the place, time, and date on which a public hearing will be held on said ordinances, and on which said ordinances will be considered for final adoption. 
 
Ms. Evelina to read the Ordinances by title only.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4282 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING SECTION 2-15 MEETINGS OF ARTICLE II, “COUNCIL” OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ENTITLED CHARTER/ADMINISTRATIVE CODE” RESPECTING MEETING AGENDAS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4283 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING SECTION 33-21.1(i) OF CHAPTER 33 OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ENTITLED DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS TO ADD THE BIG RED OAK TREE LOCATED ON A PORTION OF LOT 25 IN BLOCK 2609 TO THE LIST OF DESIGNATED HISTORIC SITES
 
Seconded by Councilmember.
 
Mayor to inquire as to whether any Councilmember wishes to comment upon the motion to introduce.
 
There being no further comments, Mayor to call on Ms. Evelina for a roll-call vote.
 
Roll Call.
 
Mayor to declare that said ordinances are (or are not) duly introduced and passed on first reading.
 
OLD BUSINESS
 
1.         Hurricane Sandy Relief.
2.         RFP Engineering.
3.         Animal Control.
4.         Old Police Building.
 
MISCELLANEOUS

None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
None.
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
None.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
1.         “Teaneck Topics” – C. Parker
2.         “Cedar Lane/Economic Development” – C. Parker
3.         “Council Security” – C. Katz 
4.         “Boat Dock Agreement at Andreas Park” – C. Katz
5.         “Portable Generator Hook-Ups” – C. Schwartz
           
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
1.         Water Waste Sewage.
2.         Recycling Bins.
3.         Amsterdam and Queen Anne Sidewalks.
4.         Speed Limit on Palisades/Votee Park.
5.         Cell Towers.
6.         Dog Park.
7.         Generators.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.