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4/9/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: April 9, 2013
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, APRIL 9, 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
The Township Clerk read the title of the following Ordinance into the record:
ORDINANCE NO. 7-2013 – ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 8-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 27-3 OF CHAPTER 27, “PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS,” OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK TO PERMIT UNLEASHED DOGS WITHIN PHELPS PARK AND TO ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS THEREFOR
 
ORDINANCE NO. 9-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-11.2 OF DIVISION 1 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE DELETING RESTRICTED ON-STREET PARKING SPACES FOR HANDICAPPED FROM A PORTION OF OGDEN AVENUE
 
ORDINANCE NO. 10-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-8 OF DIVISION 1 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ESTABLISHING ANGLE PARKING ALONG THE SOUTH SIDE OF A PORTION OF STATE STREET
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
1.         RA #1344 – Ben Porat Yosef – On Premise Merchandise Raffle - $20.00.
2.         RA #1355 – St. Peter Academy – Casino Night - $100.00.
 
MINUTES
March 5, 2013 – Open Session Meeting (Absent: C. Parker).
March 19, 2013 – Open Session Meeting.
 
RESOLUTIONS
B.        Authorize 2012/2013 Municipal Consent Pursuant to Special Ruling – Liquor License       No. 0260-33-015-005 – World of Wings.
C.        Refund Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – Various – 2010-2012.
D.        Refund Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – Various – 2010-2012.
E.         Award Professional Services Contract – Genova, Burns, Giantomasi & Webster – Labor  Counsel Services – 2013.
F.         Authorize Purchases and Installment of Signs – Teaneck Historic Burial Ground.
G.        Authorize Submission of Recycling Tonnage Grant Application – NJDEP – 2012.
H.        Authorize Agreement – Steven Winter Associates, Inc. – Local Government Energy          Audit Program.
 
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 Ordinances         be introduced and passed on first reading and that the Township 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 ordinance, and on which said ordinance will be considered for final adoption. 
 
Township Clerk to read the titles of the following Ordinances into the record:
ORDINANCE NO. 12-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-19 OF DIVISION 2 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE DELETING PROHIBITED PARKING BETWEEN 2:00 A.M. AND 7:00 A.M. ON A PORTION OF TEANECK ROAD
 
ORDINANCE NO. 13-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-12 OF DIVISION 2 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ADDING PROHIBITED PARKING AT ALL TIMES ON A PORTION OF TEANECK ROAD AS REQUESTED BY ADJOINING PROPERTY OWNERS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 14-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-19 OF DIVISION 2 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ADDING PROHIBITED PARKING BETWEEN 2:00 A.M. AND 7:00 A.M. ON A PORTION OF TEANECK ROAD
 
ORDINANCE NO. 15-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-28 OF DIVISION 3 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ADDING LIMITED THREE-HOUR PARKING BETWEEN 8:00 A.M. AND 6:00 P.M. EXCEPT SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS ON A PORTION OF TEANECK ROAD AS REQUESTED BY ADJOINING PROPERTY OWNERS
 
ORDINANCE NO.16-2013 - AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $20,125.00 AS A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FOR THE ADA BATHROOMS AT BELLE AVENUE INFORMATION CENTER. THIS PROJECT TO BE FINANCED ENTIRELY FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 17-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-11.2 OF DIVISION 1 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ADDING RESTRICTED ON-STREET PARKING SPACES FOR HANDICAPPED ON A PORTION OF COOPER AVENUE AS REQUESTED BY ADJOINING PROPERTY OWNER
 
ORDINANCE NO. 18-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE III OF CHAPTER 37 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RESPECTING THE CUTTING, REMOVAL, TRIMMING OR PRUNING OF PUBLIC TREES
 
ORDINANCE NO. 19-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 35 AND APPENDIX IV OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RESPECTING TOWING AND STORAGE SERVICES AND THE MAXIMUM FEES AND CHARGES THEREFOR
 
ORDINANCE NO. 20-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-28.2 OF DIVISION 3 OFARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC," OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE ADDING LIMITED THREE-HOUR PARKING BETWEEN 9:00 A.M. AND 5:00 P.M. EXCEPT SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND HOLIDAYS ON A PORTION OF BROAD STREET.
 
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 the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.
 
Roll Call.
 
Mayor to declare that said ordinance is (or is not) duly introduced and passed on first reading.
 
OLD BUSINESS
1.         Resident Parking – Chadwick Road.
2.         2013 Municipal Budget.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
None.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
None.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Shop Teaneck Tax Credit” – C. Schwartz.
2.         “Queen Anne and Tryon Sidewalk” – C. Katz.
3.         “Recycling Garbage Cans” – C. Katz.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.