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5/15/12 Council Meeting Agenda

Date: May 15, 2012 - May 16, 2012
Time: 7:00 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, MAY 15, 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

Governor’s Appointment to New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education

Councilmember Emil “Yitz” Stern.

CERTIFICATES –

Volunteer Services to Teaneck Public Schools 

Councilwoman Lizette P. Parker.

Councilwoman Barbara Ley Toffler.

OATHS OF OFFICE – TEANECK FIRE DEPARTMENT

Captain to Battalion Chief – Joseph Zbierski.

 Lieutenant to Captain – Donald Wynne.

Firefighter to Lieutenant – Brian Dolch.

Firefighter to Lieutenant – Christopher Robins.

SOLAR ENERGY POWER PURCHASE CONSORTIUM

Northern New Jersey Community Foundation.  

PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES

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

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

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.

 

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   

B.        Authorize Settlement Agreement – Docket No. BER-L-4538-10.

C.        Amend 2012 Municipal Budget – Drunk Driving Enforcement Fund.

D.        Appropriate Funds – Capital Improvement Fund – 2012 State Aid Project.

E.         Award Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals Engineering – 2012 State      Aid Project.

F.         Refund 2009-2010 Taxes – Chief Financial Officer – Pursuant to State Tax Court of New            Jersey Decisions.

G.        Endorse Employment Initiative Program of the New Jersey Employer Support Guard and             Reserves.

H.        Authorize Municipal Consent – Person to Person & Place to Place Transfers – Plenary       Retail Consumption Liquor License No. 0260-33-015-004.

I.          Appoint Chairperson & Members to Environmental Advisory Board Respecting Votee      Park.

 

BILL LIST

 

Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($8,211,843.19).

 

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.

 

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 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.         Property Assessments – Tax Assessor.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

1.         2012 Reorganization Meeting.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS

 

COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS

 

1.         “Town Garage Sale” – C. Katz.

 

2.         “Court Security” – C. Katz.

 

TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT

 

TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Councilmember moves to adjourn.

 

Seconded by Councilmember.

 

Roll Call.