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4-24-12 Council Agenda

Date: April 24, 2012
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, APRIL 24, 2012

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                

Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by Resolution #28-12, setting the 2012 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 #28-12, setting the 2012 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

 

Proclamation

Arbor Day

 

Certificates of Commendation 

Teaneck High School Girls’ Varsity iHBasketball Team

Teaneck High School Boys’ Varsity Basketball Team

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES

 

Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance by title only:

 

NONE.

 

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 OR 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.

 

RESOLUTION B – Authorize Self Examination of 2012 Municipal Budget.

 

Councilmember moves to approve RESOLUTION B and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day.

 

Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.

 

Roll Call.

 

Mayor to declare whether said item is (or is not passed).

 

 

RESOLUTION C – Authorize Township Clerk to Read 2012 Municipal Budget By Title Only.

 

Councilmember moves to approve RESOLUTION C and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day.  Seconded by       Councilmember           .

 

Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.

 

Roll Call.

 

Mayor to declare whether said item is (or is not passed).

 

Ms. Evelina to read the title of the 2012 Municipal Budget into the record.

MUNICIPAL BUDGET OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2012.

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING ON 2012 MUNICIPAL BUDGET

 

Mayor to declare the public hearing on the 2012 Municipal Budget open to any members of the public wishing to be heard on the 2012 Municipal Budget or to ask questions concerning said Budget. 

 

There being no further persons wishing to speak concerning said Budget, the Mayor to declare  the public hearing on the 2012 Municipal Budget closed.

 

RESOLUTION D – Adopt 2012 Municipal Budget

 

Councilmember moves to approve RESOLUTION D and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day.  Seconded by       Councilmember           .

 

Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.

 

Roll Call.

 

Mayor to declare whether said item is (or is not passed).

 

RESOLUTION E – Authorize Township Clerk to Read 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement District Budget By Title Only.

 

Councilmember moves to approve RESOLUTION E and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day.  Seconded by       Councilmember           .

 

Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.

 

Roll Call.

 

Mayor to declare whether said item is (or is not passed).

 

Ms. Evelina to read the title of the 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement District Budget into the record.

CEDAR LANE SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BUDGET FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2012.

 

PUBLIC HEARING ON 2012 CEDAR LANE SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BUDGET

 

Mayor to declare the public hearing on the 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement
District Budget open to any members of the public wishing to be heard on the 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement District Budget or to ask questions concerning said Budget. 

 

There being no further persons wishing to speak concerning said Budget, the Mayor to declare  the public hearing on the 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement District Budget closed.

 

RESOLUTION F – Adopt 2012 Cedar Lane Special Improvement District Budget

 

Councilmember moves to approve RESOLUTION F and to dispense with the reading of same inasmuch as it has been posted on the bulletin board all day.  Seconded by       Councilmember           .

 

Mayor to call on the Township Clerk for a roll-call vote.

 

Roll Call.

 

Mayor to declare whether said item is (or is not passed).

 

 

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.

 

MINUTES

 

RESOLUTIONS   

G.        Authorize Municipal Consent – Teaneck Taxi and Limousine, Inc. – 2012.

H.        Appoint Member to Senior Citizen Advisory Board.

I.          Appropriate Funds – Capital Improvement Fund – 2011 Community Development  Project, Resurfacing of State Street.

J.          Award Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals Engineering – 2011   Community Development Project, Resurfacing of State Street.

K.        Ratify Payments – Chief Financial Officer – March, 2012.

L.         Authorize Establishment of Change Fund – Chief Financial Officer – Building  Department.

M.        Refund 2009, 2010 and 2011 Taxes – Tax Collector – Various.

N.        Refund 2008 and 2011 Tax Overpayments – Tax Collector – Various.

O.        Authorize Issuance of Purchase Orders – Various Companies – Police Cars &   Equipment.

P.         Appropriate Funds – Capital Improvement Fund – Court Game Renovations at Ammann & Votee Parks.

Q.        Award Professional Services – Kinsey Associates – Court Game Renovations at    Ammann & Votee Parks.

R.        Authorize Issuance of Purchase Orders – Various Companies – Fire Department    Equipment.

S.         Award Contract – English Paving Company, Inc. – 2010 Resurfacing Program.

T.         Proclaim April 2012 as Alcohol Awareness Month.

U.        Award Professional Services Contract – Omdex, Inc. – Teaneck Library HVAC System.

 

BILL LIST

 

Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($4,917,668.14).

 

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 Acting 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 Ordinances by title only.

 

ORDINANCE #4258 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED “TRAFFIC” OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.

 

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

 

1.         Toffler vs. Teaneck Township Council – Legal Fees & Expenses – 4/3/12 Bill List.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS

 

COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS

 

1.         “Town Garage Sale” – C. Katz

 

2.         “Municipal Enlistment in the Military Initiative” – C. Stern

 

3.         “Court Security” – C. Katz

 

4.         “Garbage Containers” –C. Katz

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT

 

1.         I have appointed Lt. Martin F. Rolaf to the position of Fire Official with the Teaneck Fire Department, effective April 5, 2012.

 

2.         2012 Budget Summary.

 

TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Councilmember moves to adjourn.

 

Seconded by Councilmember.

 

Roll Call.