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5/7/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: May 7, 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, MAY 7, 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 to read the titles of the following Ordinances into the record:
 
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
(Hearing to be rescheduled for June 11, 2013)
 
ORDINANCE NO. 20-2013 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 36-28.5 OF DIVISION 3, OF ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 36 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RELATING TO TIME LIMITED PARKING ALONG A PORTION OF CHADWICK ROAD TO PROVIDE AN EXCEPTION FOR RESIDENT PARKING PERMITS
 
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 the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.
 
Roll Call.
 
Mayor to declare that said ordinances are (or are not) duly adopted.
 
HEARING ON AMENDMENTS TO THE 2013 MUNICIPAL BUDGET, INCLUDING RESOLUTION B, RESOLUTION B2 & RESOLUTION C
Township Clerk to read Resolution No. 92-2013 (Amendment No. 1) into the record which was introduced by the Township Council on April 23, 2013. (Resolution No. 92-2013 Attached)
 
The Township Clerk to read Resolution B2 (Amendment No. 2) into the record. (Resolution B2 Attached).
 
Mayor to inquire whether any member of the Council has any comments prior to opening the public hearing.
 
Mayor to declare that the public hearing is open. Any members of the public wishing to be heard or to ask questions concerning the above may come forward and state their name for the record. Comments or questions shall be limited to five minutes per person.
 
There being no further persons wishing to speak concerning Resolutions B, B2 and C, dealing with the 2013 Municipal Budget, the Mayor to declare that the public hearing on same is now closed.
 
RESOLUTION B – ADOPT AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO 2013 MUNICIPAL BUDGET
Councilmember _____ moves to pass Amendment No. 1 to the 2013 Municipal Budget on second and final reading and adopt. Seconded by Councilmember _____.
 
Roll Call
 
Mayor to declare that Amendment No. 1 to the 2013 Municipal Budget is (or is not) duly adopted.
 
RESOLUTION B2 – ADOPT AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO 2013 MUNICIPAL BUDGET
Councilmember _____ moves to pass Amendment No. 2 to the 2013 Municipal Budget on second and final reading and adopt. Seconded by Councilmember _____.
 
Roll Call
 
Mayor to declare that Amendment No. 2 to the 2013 Municipal Budget is (or is not) duly adopted.
 
RESOLUTION C – ADOPT 2013 MUNICIPAL BUDGET, AS AMENDED
Councilmember _____ moves to pass the 2013 Municipal Budget, as Amended on second and final reading and adopt. Seconded by Councilmember _____.
 
Roll Call
 
Mayor to declare that the 2013 Municipal Budget, as Amended is (or is 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
April 23, 2013 – Closed Session Meeting (Absent: C. Stern) – Approved for Content Only.
April 23, 2013 – Open Session Meeting (Absent: C. Stern).
 
RESOLUTIONS
D.        Appoint Youth Members to the Youth Advisory Board.
E.         Appoint Member to the Teaneck Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse       Committee.
F.         Amend 2013 Annual Council Meeting Schedule – Cancel May 21, 2013 Meeting.
G.        Amend 2013 Temporary Capital Budget – Addition of Project 3.
H.        Authorize Municipal Consent to Operate Taxicabs – Aura Express Enterprises, LLC –       2013.
I.          Refund 2011 and 2012 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – Various.
 
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 ORDINANCE(S)
Councilmember _____ moves that Ordinance(s)                    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 title of the following Ordinance(s) into the record:
 
NONE.
 
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(s) is (or is not) duly introduced and passed on first reading.
 
OLD BUSINESS
NONE.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
NONE.

NEW BUSINESS
1.         Rededication of Eastern Star Plaque – Municipal Green.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
1.         SPRAB Chair Communication –
            Request to Appoint Alternate Member as Regular Member.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Shop Teaneck Tax Credit” – C. Schwartz.
2.         “Level II Police Officers” – Mayor Hameeduddin.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Update – Council-Directed Items
2.         Appointment of Mary Beth Hubbard, Senior Center Supervisor – Effective 4/29/13.
           
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.