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1/22/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: January 22, 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 22, 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
None.
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance by title only:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4281 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING APPENDIX III OF CHAPTER 2 DELETING BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES FOR SHEDS, SECTION 33-3 OF ARTICLE I, AMENDING THE DEFINITIONS OF BUILDING COVERAGE AND LOT COVERAGE, SECTION 33-17 OF ARTICLE III RELATING TO SITE PLAN REVIEW PROCEDURES, AND SECTIONS 33-23 AND 33-24 OF ARTICLE V, “ZONING ORDINANCE,” OF CHAPTER 33, “DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS,” OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RELATING TO NON-CONFORMING USES, LOTS AND STRUCTURES, TOTAL BUILDING VOLUME, ZONING PERMITS, YARD AREAS, STORAGE SHEDS, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES AND SIDE YARD PAVING LIMITATIONS
 
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 AND
 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 #1346 – Congregation Netivot Shalom – Off Premise Merchandise Draw Raffle - $20.00
RA #1347 – Congregation Netivot Shalom – Off Premise Merchandise Draw Raffle - $100.00
RA #1348 – Geriatric Services, Inc. – Off Premise 50/50 Draw Raffle - $20.00
 
MINUTES
November 29, 2012 – Special Session Meeting (C. Stern, Absent).
December 4, 2012 – Special Session Meeting.
December 18, 2012 – Open Session Meeting (DM. Gussen, Absent).
 
RESOLUTIONS
B.         Appoint Member to Advisory Board on Community Relations.
C.        Appoint Member to Library Board.
D.        Appoint Member to Social Services Advisory Board.
E.         Appoint K. Jones as Alternate #1 Member to Planning Board.
F.         Appoint A. Wilkerson as Alternate #2 Member to Planning Board.
G.        Appoint H. Thompson as Alternate #2 Member to Planning Board.
H.        Authorize United Water to Install Water Main Extension.
I.          Authorize Issuance of Payment to M. Ingannamorte and Son, Inc. – Hurricane Sandy.
J.          Authorize Tax Collector to Set Liens on Unpaid Pool Fees.
K.        Appoint J. Pampaloni, Jr. as C-3 Licensed Operator – 2013.
L.         Award Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals Engineering – Consulting  Services – 2013.
M.        Refund Tax Overpayments – Block 2104, Lot 19 – 2012.
N.        Appropriate Capital Improvement Funds – 2012 Community Development Project –    Resurfacing of Ayers Court & Lozier Place.
O.        Award Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals Engineering – 2012          Community Development Project – Resurfacing of Ayers Court & Lozier Place.
P.         Refund Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decisions – Various – 2009 to 2012.
Q.        Ratify Payments – December, 2012.
R.         Approve Budget Account Transfers – 2012.
S.         Authorize Submission of Annual Accomplishment Report – Community Forestry            Management Plan – 2012.
T.         Authorize Submission of Tree City USA Application – Re-Certification – 2012.
U.        Authorize Historic Designation of Big Red Oak Tree – 339 Cedar Lane.
V.        Authorize Lease Agreement with PSE&G – Green Acre Encumbered Parkland.
 
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. 1-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-11.2 OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED “TRAFFIC” OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ESTABLISHING RESTRICTED ON-STREET PARKING SPACES FOR HANDICAPPED ALONG A PORTION OF LOCUST STREET
 
ORDINANCE NO. 2-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC" OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
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.         4-Day Work Week Timeline.
2.         Emergency Response Subcommittee.
3.         Request for Endorsements – Family Teen Center.
4.         New Tree Ordinance.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
1.         Nominations (if any) for Vacant Positions.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
None.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Redevelopment Committee” – Mayor Hameeduddin
2.         “Boat Dock Agreement at Andreas Park” – C. Katz
3.         “Car Rental Tax” – C. Katz
4.         “Private Handicap Parking Spaces” – C. Katz
5.         “Alternate Statutory Board Members - Status” – C. Pruitt
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Energy Service Provider.
2.         BCCD Block Grant – ADA Bathroom.
3.         Staffing – OPRA Requests.
4.         PSE&G – Vegetation Management.
5.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.