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1/8/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: January 8, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 11:00 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, JANUARY 8, 2013
 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by Resolution 283-12, setting the 2013 meeting dates, 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 283-12, setting the 2013 meeting dates, 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
1.         TVAC Life Membership Achievement
            Angelae Wilkerson
            TVAC Meritorious Service Award
            Jennifer Chan
            Ryan Ardelle
            Lt. Adam Baer
            TVAC CPR Save Awards
             Lt. Adam J. Baer, Corey Fuchs, Moshe Dulitz, Binyamin Rosen
             Andy Rudin, Adina Rudin, William E Beavers IV, Baruch Silberstein, Charles Levin
             Michael Rothschild. Natan Safran
             Naftali Levenbrown. Amanda Davis, Lt. Eli Weingast, Julian Botta, Marcela Alzate
             Michael Rothschild, Capt. Andrew Rosler
             Arielle Cheifetz, Eli Weingast
             Natan Safran, Israel Infield, Brian Kim, Capt. Andrew Rosler, Benjamin Hutt

2.         Votee Park – New Turf Field.
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance 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
 
Mayor to inquire whether any member of the Council has any comments respecting these ordinances prior to opening the public hearing.
 
Mayor to declare that the public hearings on the above ordinances are now open. Any members of the public wishing to be heard on any of said ordinances or to ask questions concerning said ordinances may come forward and state their name and address for the record. Comments or questions shall be limited to five minutes per person.
 
There being no further persons wishing to speak concerning said ordinances, the Mayor to declare that the public hearing on this ordinance is now closed.
 
Councilmember moves to pass Ordinances                on second and final reading and adopt. The Township Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to advertise same according to law. Seconded by Councilmember _____.
 
Mayor to inquire whether any member of the Council has any comments respecting these ordinances.
 
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 adopted.
 
MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR GOOD AND WELFARE OR PUBLIC INPUT ON ANY MATTERS ON THIS AGENDA
 
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#1344 – Holy Name Health Care Foundation – Off-Premise Merchandise Raffle - $20.00.
RA#1345 – Holy Name Health Care Foundation – Off-Premise 50-50 Raffle - $20.00.
 
MINUTES
November 27, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting – Approved for Content Only.
November 27, 2012 – Open Session Meeting.
November 29, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting (C. Stern, Absent) – Approved for Content Only.
November 29, 2012 – Special Session Meeting (C. Stern, Absent).
December 4, 2012 – Special Session Meeting.
December 18, 2012 – Special Closed Session Meeting (DM. Gussen, Absent) – Approved for Content Only.
December 18, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting – Approved for Content Only.
December 18, 2012 – Open Session Meeting.
 
RESOLUTIONS
B.        Adopt 2013 Temporary Budget.
C.        Approve Transfers – 2012 Budget Accounts.
D.        Approve Annual Penalty Percentages for Tax Delinquencies – 2013.
E.         Authorize Advertisement & Receipt of Bids – Renovation to Old Police Building.
F.         Authorize Payment for Animal Control Services – Bergen County Animal Shelter –           2012.
G.        Appoint Members to AAAB.
H.        Appoint Edward Mulligan as Regular Member to BOA.
I.          Appoint Avram Frisch as Alternate Member to BOA.
J.          Appoint Howard Thompson as Regular Member to BOA.
K.        Appoint Members to HRGAB.
L.         Appoint Members to PGC.
M.        Appoint Ho Wan Ching to SSAB.
N.        Appoint Patricia King-Butler as Adult Advisor to YAB.
O.        Appoint Youth Members to YAB.                                        
 
BILL LIST
None.
 
INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES
None.
 
OLD BUSINESS
1.         Hurricane Sandy Relief.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
None.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
1.         Request for Endorsement of CDBG Applications – Family Teen Center.
2.         Request for Re-Appointment of Library Board Trustee – Library Board.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Redevelopment Committee” – Mayor Hameeduddin
2.         “CERT Program” – C. Stern
3.        “World of Wings” – C. Pruitt
4.         “Sustainability Concerns at the New Police Station” – C. Pruitt
5.         “Boat Dock Agreement at Andreas Park” – C. Katz
6.         “Teaneck Signage” – C. Katz
7.         “Portable Generator Hook-Ups” – C. Schwartz
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Debt Management Plan.
2.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
3.         Recreation Department’s 15-Minute Late Policy.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
1.         Gerald Rosano, et al. vs. Teaneck – USDC Opinion.
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.