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2/5/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: February 5, 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, FEBRUARY 5, 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. 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
 
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
 
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.
 
None.
 
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.         Authorize Termination of Performance Guarantee – Sephardic Congregation of Teaneck.
C.        Award Contract – Fischer Brothers, Inc. – Fencing Replacement at Andreas & Sagamore         Parks.
D.        Authorize Disabled Veteran’s Tax Exemption – Block 4810, Lot 5 – 2011 & 2012.
E.         Designate Official Depositories Pursuant to Cash Management Program.
F.         Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order to East Coast Emergency Lighting, Inc. – Police Utility Vehicles.
G.        Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order to Conti Roofing Company – Teaneck FH4 –     Hurricane Sandy.
H.        Authorize Submission of Municipal Alliance Grant Letter of Agreement – 2013.
I.          Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order to Day Chevrolet – Fire Department Vehicle.
J.          Award Professional Services Contract – Omdex, Inc. – New Generators.
K.        Endorse Legislation to Promote Public Safety by Reducing Gun Violence.
L.         Amend 2013 Annual Meeting Schedule – Add 2/12/13 & 2/26/13 (If Necessary) Special         Meetings.
M.        Approve Statement of Reasons for Historic Designation of Big Red Oak Tree – 339     Cedar Lane (In Connection with Ordinance 4283).
N.        Adopt 2013 Temporary Capital Budget.
 
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 Ordinance by title only.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 3-2013 - BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE UNDERTAKING OF THE VOTEE PARK TURF FIELD PROJECT IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $4,200,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO APPROPRIATE MUNICIPAL OPEN SPACE TRUST FUND MONEYS AND STATE AND COUNTY GRANTS, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS.
 
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
None.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
1.         Nominations (if any) for Vacant Positions.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
None.
 
 
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Alternate Statutory Board Members - Status” – C. Pruitt.
2.         “Portable Generator Hook-Ups” – C. Schwartz.
3.         “Shop Teaneck Tax Credit” – C. Schwartz.
4.         “Community Work Experience” – C. Parker.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         PSE&G – Vegetation Management.
2.         Emergency Response/Public Safety Subcommittee.
3.         Private Handicap Parking Spaces.
4.         Reappointment of Bond Counsel & Auditor.
5.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.