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June 11, 2013 - Minutes - Open Session Meeting

Date: June 11, 2013

 

MINUTES OF THE OPEN SESSION MEETING OF
THE TEANECK TOWNSHIP COUNCIL
HELD IN THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING CHAMBERS ON
TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
 
Mayor Hameeduddin called the Closed Session Meeting of the Teaneck Township Council to order at 7:11 p.m.
 
ROLL CALL
Present:            C. Parker, D.M. Gussen, C. Katz (arrived at 8:02 p.m.), C. Pruitt, C. Schwartz (arrived at 7:17 p.m.), Mayor Hameeduddin.
Absent: C. Stern.
Also Present:    W. Broughton, Township Manager; J. L. Evelina, RMC, Township Clerk;
                        Stanley Turitz, Esq. & William Rupp, Esq. - Ferrara, Turitz, Harraka & Goldberg,                     P.C.
 
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.
 
The Township Clerk read Resolution #115-2013, authorizing the Council to enter into Closed Session into the record.
 
Having adopted Resolution #115-2013, D.M. Gussen made a motion to close the meeting to the public to discuss matters concerning legal issues, negotiations, property acquisition, COAH and Ordinances 18-2013. Seconded by Mayor Hameeduddin and carried by the following vote:
 
In Favor:          C. Parker, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, Mayor Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: C.Stern, C. Katz (at time of vote), C. Schwartz (at time of vote). 
 
CLOSED SESSION DISCUSSION
 
MOTION TO RETURN TO OPEN SESSION
On a motion made, seconded and unanimously carried, the Council adjourned at 8:04 p.m. to open the meeting to the public.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Mayor Hameeduddin called the Open Session Meeting of the Teaneck Township Council to order at 8:11 p.m. and asked all present to please rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.
 
ROLL CALL
Present:            C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz
                        Mayor Hameeduddin.
Absent: None.
Also Present:    W. Broughton, Township Manager; J.L. Evelina, RMC, Township Clerk;                                              I. Abbasi, Executive Assistant; C. Loschiavo, Senior Clerk; S. Turitz, Esq. &
                        William Rupp, Esq. - Ferrara, Turitz, Harraka & Goldberg, P.C.
 
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.
 
The Mayor informed the public with respect to the following: the upcoming Council Meeting; Matthew Feldman Award nominations; matters discussed in Closed Session; and the Food Pantry’s Food Drive.
 
 
 
Mayor Hameeduddin made a motion to amend the start time of the June 25, 2013 Council Meeting to 8 p.m. due to a scheduling conflict with Teaneck High School’s Graduation Ceremony. Seconded by D.M. Gussen and carried by the following vote:
 
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
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
Mayor Hameeduddin and C. Parker presented the Certificates to the recipients and spoke in honor of the Board. The recipients expressed gratitude to the Township Council.
 
2.         Proclamation to NAACP - Medgar Wiley Evers Day.
Mayor Hameeduddin and C. Parker presented the Proclamation to the NAACP, and the NAACP President expressed appreciation.
 
3.         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
Mayor Hameeduddin commended the TVAC on behalf of the Township Council. TVAC offered
a summary of the CPR Save. Mayor Hameeduddin presented the recipients with their Certificates. Fire Deputy Chief Browning offered a public announcement. Other members of Council commended the recipients.
 
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
 
The Mayor inquired whether any member of the Council had any comments respecting this ordinance prior to opening the public hearing.
 
Mr. Turitz advised that amendments to the Ordinance would be read into the record upon the conclusion of the public hearing for Council’s approval with the vote to adopt the Ordinance, as amended.
 
The Mayor declared that the public hearing on the above ordinance was now open. Any members of the public wishing to be heard on said ordinance or to ask questions concerning said ordinance may come forward and state their names for the record. Comments or questions shall be limited to five minutes per person.
 
Howard Rose – questioned the purpose of the Ordinance.       
                                      
Art Vatsky – raised his issues with the Ordinance insofar as costs to residents.
 
Helene Emanuel – suggested the Ordinance include a requirement for residents to make changes to their trees through the Building Department.
 
Roby Langert, Shade Tree Advisory Board Chairwoman – expressed appreciation for the amendments to the Ordinance but requested that the Ordinance be held for consideration.                        
 
Alex Rashin – suggested that the Township consider what types of trees are being installed prior to installation.
 
Nancy Cochrane, Shade Tree Advisory Board – expressed appreciation for the amendments to the Ordinance but requested that the Ordinance be held for consideration.
 
Naomi Cramer – questioned who in the Township will oversee inspections of experts hired by residents. 
 
There being no further persons wishing to speak concerning said ordinance, the Mayor to declare that the public hearing on this ordinance is now closed.
 
The Mayor inquired whether any member of the Council had any comments respecting this ordinance.
 
Mayor Hameeduddin assured residents that the trimming of trees must receive approval from the Township. He spoke about the Ordinance providing relief to residents at a cost due to limited resources. 
 
C. Katz expressed gratitude to the Shade Tree Advisory Board for their services. He spoke in support of the Ordinance, expressing that although he is proud of the Township being a Tree City USA, safety is also a matter of concern.
 
C. Stern requested confirmation from Mr. Turitz that trimming requires approval from the Township, and C. Parker requested confirmation that the Ordinance does not relieve the Township of its responsibilities. Mr. Turitz offer confirmation and provided an explanation with respect to the provisions of the Ordinance.
 
C. Pruitt requested confirmation that the Township still may remove trees, and Mr. Turitz responded in the affirmative.
 
Mr. Turitz read Resolution No. 115-2013 (2) into the record, reflective of amendments to Ordinance No. 18-2013. 
 
C. Katz made a motion to approve Resolution No. 115-2013 (2). Seconded by D.M. Gussen and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
C. Katz moved to pass Ordinance No. 18-2013, as Amended on second and final reading and adopt. The Township Clerk is hereby authorized and directed to advertise same according to law. Seconded by D.M. Gussen and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
The Mayor declared that said ordinance was duly adopted.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR GOOD AND WELFARE AND
 PUBLIC INPUT ON ANY MATTERS ON THIS AGENDA
 
The Mayor inquired whether any member of the Council had any comments prior to opening the meeting to any comments from the public.
 
D.M. Gussen provided the history with respect to the Votee Fields Project and expressed gratitude for those who were involved with making the project come to fruition. 
 
C. Parker advised the Manager with respect to the following safety concerns: (1) planters on Queen Anne Road and Tryon Avenue, causing an obstruction of sight; and (2) potholes at the Teaneck/Bergenfield exit off of Route 4. Mr. Broughton will correspond with the Police Department and the State.
 
The Mayor declared 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.
 
George Jenkins, Teaneck Junior Football – spoke in favor of the renovation project of Votee Park, including the press box and spoke of the importance of the field serving as an all-purpose field.
 
Art Vatsky – raised his issues with Ordinance No. 18-2013, the press box, off-duty officers at Council Meetings; and those not elected sitting on the dais. 
 
Leslie McKeon – suggested Council’s job is to deal with public anger and raised issues that make her angry with Council.
 
Elaine Quinn, Soccer Player – spoke in favor of the Votee Park Field Project. 
 
Laura Mausner – received literature regarding proposed Holocaust Memorial.
 
Zareena Al-Shehab, Soccer Player – spoke in support of the Votee Park Field Project.
 
Ms. Moore, Special Parents of Teaneck – thanked Council for its support with the dedication of the Inclusive Playground to Netti, Cindy Balsam’s child.
 
Mr. Burke, President of Teaneck Junior Soccer League – spoke in support of the Votee Park Field Project.
 
Charles Powers – raised his concerns with the contractual processes in connection with the  Votee Park Field Project.
 
Howard Rose – congratulated emergency services with the tools they have to use; spoke in support of donations to Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps.; suggested an officer in uniform at Council Meetings; raised his concerns with the allocation of funding in connection with the Votee Park Field Project. 
 
Jason Castle – suggested the allocation of funding for current projects should be used for other purposes.
 
Dr. Barbara Ley Toffler – questioned previous work done to Votee Park and raised her issues with processes in connection with the Votee Park Field Project.
 
Dr. Rashin – raised issues with absenteeism at Memorial Day Observance, the work week, the architect working on current projects; and suggested the allocation of funding for current projects be used for DPW vehicles.
 
James Dunleavy – suggested that the use of Overpeck Park Fields is not an option; suggested concerns were satisfied regarding previous drainage work done to Votee Park; and suggested that Council has gone above and beyond with respect to the Votee Park Fields Project.
 
Margo Fisher, Board of Education – spoke in opposition to the comments made at the previous Council Meeting in connection with school bus stops.
 
Micky Shilan – spoke about her offer to teach tennis players; and raised her issues with tennis courts at Votee Park.
 
Naomi Cramer – raised her issues with the allocation of funding in connection with the Votee Park Field Project.
 
Mr. Toburt – raised his issues with respect to the installation of an electrical plant next to the Richard Rodda Community Center.
 
Alan Sohn – raised his issues with the allocation of funding in connection with the Votee Park Field Project.
 
Lillian Lewis – offered invitation to the Juneteenth Event.
 
There being no further persons wishing to speak at this time (or the time limit of one hour having expired) the Mayor declared that the public comment portion of the meeting was now closed.
The Mayor inquired whether any member of the Council or the Manager wished to respond to the public comments or whether a member of the Council wished to remove any item from the Consent Agenda and have a separate discussion thereon.
 
Mayor Hameeduddin requested that the Manager ensure equitable use of the field for all sports. With respect to the old police headquarters, he questioned the bidding process. In response, Mr. Rupp confirmed that same was conducted in accordance with law and all bid documents have been reviewed by legal counsel and are correct. In response to Ms. Mausner, he advised that nothing has been approved in connection with the proposed Holocaust Memorial.
 
C. Katz expressed his support for the Votee Park Field Project.
 
C. Pruitt suggested that the Votee Park Field Project be referred to as a universal field; suggested that emergency equipment be placed in a universal location; and questioned what references have been received with respect to contractors referred to in resolutions for consideration. Mr. Rupp spoke about provisions; prequalification documentation that was submitted, which was not required; licensure; and previously-completed projects with other municipalities in New Jersey State. He explained the resolutions that will follow under the Consent Agenda with respect to these contractors.
 
C. Parker questioned the result if the contractual resolutions were passed. In response, Mr. Rupp advised of the process. He informed if approved contract included – contractor has ten days to submit along with performance guarantee and insurance documentation – notification to state and green acres will follow. 
 
C. Parker expressed support for the Votee Park Field serving as a universal field for all sports.
 
C. Stern questioned who is responsible for field reservations, and in response, the Manager advised that scheduling is a function of the Recreation Department. C. Stern expressed support for the resolutions to follow; and expressed appreciation to those who were involved in the Votee Park Turf Field process.
 
C. Schwartz advised that the tennis courts were recently improved; spoke about the Township incurring costs for PSE&G cutting trees; expressed support for the Votee Park Field Project; and assured that emergency equipment at the Park will be locked up accordingly.
 
D.M. Gussen spoke about the soccer field serving all sports; spoke about issues with the County with respect to Overpeck Park; and requested explanation of Crew Engineering’s proposal. Mr. Rupp advised that the purpose for same is solely for construction observation. He also suggested that injuries should be fewer as a result of the new field. He provided an explanation with respect to the alternates reflected in the resolution listed for approval.
 
Manager Broughton expressed gratitude to the Committee responsible for the work in connection with the Votee Park Field Turf.  
 
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/116-2013     Appoint Ruth Mary Thomas to TMAASA.
C/117-2013     Award Professional Services Contract – Ferrara, Turitz, Harraka & Goldberg,                          P.C. –             Township Attorney Services – 2013 to 2014.
F/118-2013     Refund 2011 and 2012 Tax Overpayments – Tax Collector - Various.
G/119-2013     Ratify Payments – CFO – April, 2013.
H/120-2013     Ratify Payments – CFO – May, 2013.
I/121-2013      Approve Project No. 16 – CFO – 2013 Capital Budget.
J/122-2013      Approve Carnival Application – D.A.R.E. New Jersey, Inc. – June, 2013.
K/123-2013     Refund 2011 and 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – Tax                                            Collector –       Various.
L/124-2013     Authorize Extension of Environmental Advisory Board Respecting Votee Park.
M/125-2013    Award Contract – Tiffany Electric, Inc. – Fire Department Headquarters                                               Emergency Vehicle Traffic Control Signal System.
N/126-2013     Award Contract – D&L Paving Contractors, Inc. – 2012 Road Resurfacing                              Project.
O/127-2013     Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order to DFFLM – DPW Dump Vehicle.
P/128-2013     Authorize Execution - Rain-Derived Infiltration/Inflow Remediation Agreement.
Q/129-2013       Award Professional Services Contract – Phillips, Preiss, Grygiel, LLC – Master                           Plan Reexamination & Zoning Ordinance Preparation.
R/130-2013       Authorize Execution of Solid Waste Service Agreement – BCUA.
 
BILL LIST
The Township to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($5,397,328.36 ).
 
D.M. Gussen moved 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 Resolutions D & E. Seconded by Mayor Hameeduddin.
 
Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.
 
ROLL CALL.
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz,
                        Mayor Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.  
Abstained:        C. Parker - Bill List; C. Katz – Bill List, Resolution F, Resolution K, Minutes; C.                                   Pruitt – Minutes.
 
 
 
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Resolution D/131-2013 (Award Contract – Dakota Excavating Contractor, Inc. – Milton A. Votee Proposed Turf Fields); and the Base Bid reflected in Resolution E/132-2013 (Award Extraordinary Unspecifiable Services Contract – Crew Engineers, Inc. – Construction Observation/Administration Services) Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 1 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 2 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 3 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Katz and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 4 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 5 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
D.M. Gussen made a motion to approve Alternate 6 of Resolution E/132-2013. Seconded by C. Parker and carried by the following vote:
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor                                          Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.
 
The Mayor declared whether said items were passed.
 
INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE(S)
Mayor Hameeduddin moved that Ordinance(s) 21-2013 and 22-2013 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:
 
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 Stern.
 
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
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz, Mayor Hameeduddin.
Opposed:         None.
Absent: D.M. Gussen (at time of vote).
 
Mayor to declare that said Ordinance(s) are duly introduced and passed on first reading.
 
OLD BUSINESS
None.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
None.
 
NEW BUSINESS
1.         Council Liaisons
            a.         2013-2014
            Mayor Hameeduddin advised that his schedule conflicts with the Advisory Board on Community Relations meetings, and C. Parker advised that her schedule conflicts with Teaneck Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse Committee meetings. These Council Liaisons will correspond with other members of Council to find coverage but agreed to continue as the Liaisons to these Boards.
 
b.         Preserve Greenbelt Committee
c.         Hackensack River Greenway Advisory Board
 
Council will discuss the above, and the Clerk will re-list these items for discussion at a future meeting.
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS
None.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
None.
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
Park Bathrooms” – C. Schwartz.
C. Schwartz requested a report of current bathrooms.
 
Green Light Arrow, Palisades and Cedar” – C. Schwartz.
C. Schwartz will speak directly with the Manager on this item.
 
Meeting of the Seniors” – C. Parker.
C. Parker requested a meeting be scheduled by the Manager.
 
Let’s Move Program” – C. Parker.
C. Parker requested that the project be resurrected with the Board of Education and requested that a meeting be scheduled with the Board of Education. C. Katz offered to work with C. Parker on the Program.
 
Recycling Cans” – C. Parker.
C. Parker requested a site where cans could be available to residents in the evening. Manager Broughton will arrange something.
 
TEDC” – C. Parker.
C. Parker tabled.
 
Polling Locations” – C. Katz. 
C. Katz advised he is in touch with the Clerk to consider alternative polling locations. C. Parker did not support. C. Katz advised of previous issues with respect to access issues, safety issues and houses of worship issues. Mayor Hameeduddin requested that the Board of Education weigh in on safety concerns.
 
Dedication of the Handicap Accessible Playground” – C. Katz.
C. Katz spoke about SPOT’s offer to contribute and distributed proposed language for the plaque which was written by Cyndi Balsam in honor of Netti. Council approved.
 
Ward Plaza Commuter Parking / Teaneck Commuter Parking” – C. Katz
Manager Broughton advised that he is currently working on this matter with Mr. Turitz and the Township Engineer.
 
Pay to Play Ordinance” – C. Katz.
C. Katz is seeking to strength this item and requested that this matter be listed for another meeting.
 
Annual Notice to Advisory Boards” – C. Katz.
C. Katz advised that he discussed this item with the Township Clerk, and the Township Clerk and Township Attorney will be holding an informational seminar for Chairs to Boards.
 
Garage Sales” – C. Katz.
Council discussed establishing legislature with respect to the above. Mr. Rupp advised that he would gather information regarding this topic for Council.
 
Defibrillator at Votee Park” – C. Katz.
C. Katz requested the above.
 
Speed Limit on Palisade Avenue by Votee Park” – C. Katz.
Manager Broughton will have the Police Department conduct and analysis.
 
 
 
 “Holocaust Library at Teaneck High School” – C. Pruitt.
C. Pruitt reported on the above-referenced matter.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Update – Council-Directed Items.
No items were discussed.
 
2.         June 25, 2013 Council Meeting.
This matter was previously discussed.
 
3.         PAL Building.
This matter was re-listed.
 
4.         Energy Auction.
Manager Broughton reported on a pilot program involving an online auction. He requested Council’s approval to move forward with conduct of auction, and Council authorized. Manager Broughton will re-send the information to Council. Mr. Turitz advised that much work must be done on a contractual agreement, and he will be working with the Manager.
 
C. Katz requested that the front of the Rodda Center be power-washed, and Manager Broughton advised that he will handle.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
Mr. Turitz advised that he is meeting with the Engineer with respect to 1475 Palisade Avenue regarding a sidewalk issue. He will report back to the Council. 
 
ADJOURNMENT
Mayor Hameeduddin moved to adjourn at 11:25 p.m. Seconded by D.M. Gussen and carried by the following vote:
 
In Favor:          C. Parker, C. Stern, D.M. Gussen, C. Pruitt, C. Katz, C. Schwartz,
                        Mayor Hameeduddin
Opposed:         None.
Absent: None.