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6/11/13 Township Council Meeting

Date: June 11, 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, JUNE 11, 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.         Certificates of Recognition – Youth Advisory Board Seniors
Ø Alexander Gomez
Ø Zohna Jones
Ø David Kornmehl
Ø Khaliya Legette
Ø Issac Rappoport
Ø Niko Sanabria
Ø Alex Tepler
Ø Rebecca Zakheim
 
2.         Certificates of Recognition - CPR Save.
Ø Brian Stern, Patient 
Ø Stevie Kirschner, Bystander
Ø Levi Borgen, Bystander
Ø Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps.
Ø Teaneck Fire Department
 
3.         Proclamation to NAACP - Medgar Wiley Evers Day.
 
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
 
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.
 
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 No. 1358 – D.A.R.E. New Jersey, Inc. – Carnival Non-Draw Wheels - $180.00.
 
MINUTES
May 7, 2013 – Closed Session Meeting (Absent: C. Katz, C. Pruitt) – Approved for Content Only .
May 7, 2013 – Open Session Meeting (Absent: C. Katz, C. Pruitt).
 
 
 
 
 
 
RESOLUTIONS
B.         Appoint Ruth Mary Thomas to TMAASA.
C.        Award Professional Services Contract – Ferrara, Turitz, Harraka & Goldberg, P.C. –  Township Attorney Services – 2013 to 2014.
D.        Award Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Contract – Crew Engineers, Inc. –            Construction Observation/Administration Services.
E.         Award Contract – Dakota Excavating Contractor, Inc. – Milton A. Votee Proposed Turf          Fields.
F.         Refund 2011 and 2012 Tax Overpayments – Tax Collector - Various.
G.        Ratify Payments – CFO – April, 2013.
H.        Ratify Payments – CFO – May, 2013.
I.          Approve Project No. 16 – CFO – 2013 Capital Budget.
J.          Approve Carnival Application – D.A.R.E. New Jersey, Inc. – June, 2013.
K.        Refund 2011 and 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – Tax Collector – Various.
L.         Authorize Extension of Environmental Advisory Board Respecting Votee Park.
M.        Award Contract – Tiffany Electric, Inc. – Fire Department Headquarters Emergency     Vehicle Traffic Control Signal System.
N.        Award Contract – D&L Paving Contractors, Inc. – 2012 Road Resurfacing Project.
O.        Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order to DFFLM – DPW Dump Vehicle.
P.         Authorize Execution - Rain-Derived Infiltration/Inflow Remediation Agreement.
Q.        Award Professional Services Contract – Phillips, Preiss, Grygiel, LLC – Master Plan        Reexamination & Zoning Ordinance Preparation.
R.         Authorize Execution of Solid Waste Service Agreement – BCUA.
 
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 ordinances, and on which said ordinances will be considered for final adoption. 
 
Township Clerk to read the title of the following Ordinances into the record:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 21-2013 - AN ORDINANCE APPROPRIATING $181,119.00 AS A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FOR THE RESURFACING OF AYERS COURT AND LOZIER PLACE. THIS PROJECT TO BE FINANCED ENTIRELY FROM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDS.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 22-2013 - BOND ORDINANCE TO APPROPRIATE AN ADDITIONAL SUM OF $300,000 FOR THE ACQUISITION OF EMERGENCY GENERATORS IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH ADDITIONAL 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 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
None.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.

NEW BUSINESS
1.         Council Liaisons
            a.         2013-2014
            b.         Preserve Greenbelt Committee
            c.         Hackensack River Greenway Advisory Board
 
COMMUNICATIONS
None.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
Park Bathrooms” – C. Schwartz.
Green Light Arrow, Palisades and Cedar” – C. Schwartz.
Meeting of the Seniors” – C. Parker.
Let’s Move Program” – C. Parker.
Recycling Cans” – C. Parker.
TEDC” – C. Parker.
Polling Locations” – C. Katz. 
Dedication of the Handicap Accessible Playground” – C. Katz.
Ward Plaza Commuter Parking / Teaneck Commuter Parking” – C. Katz
Pay to Play Ordinance” – C. Katz.
Annual Notice to Advisory Boards” – C. Katz.
Garage Sales” – C. Katz.
Defibrillator at Votee Park” – C. Katz.
Speed Limit on Palisade Avenue by Votee Park” – C. Katz.
 “Holocaust Library at Teaneck High School” – C. Pruitt.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
2.         June 25, 2013 Council Meeting.
3.         PAL Building.
4.         Energy Auction.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.