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5/29/12 Township Council Meeting Agenda

Date: May 29, 2012
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 29, 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.
 
CERTIFICATES
1.         Susanna T. Hueston – Vantage Health Systems
2.         Clean and Green
3.         Youth Advisory Board
            a.         2012 Seniors
            b.         Keisha McLean – 5 Years of Dedicated Service
            c.         Tara Edmunds – 5 Years of Dedicated Service
 
PRESENTATION
2012 Youth Forum – Youth Advisory Board
 
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.
 
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 #1323 – Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1429 – Instant Raffle - $750.00.
RA #1324 – Teaneck Lodge #961 Loyal Order of Moose – Instant Raffle - $750.00.
RA #1325 – The Jessie Banks Foundation – Off Premise Merchandise Raffle - $60.00.
 
MINUTES
 
RESOLUTIONS   
B.         Authorize Settlement Agreement – Docket No. BER-L-6119-10.
C.        Appoint Members to Environmental Advisory Board Respecting Votee Park.
D.        Appoint Member to Shade Tree Advisory Board.
E.         Appoint Member to Parks, Playgrounds and Recreation Advisory Board.
F.         Authorize Sale of Surplus Property for Public Use – Online Auction.
G.        Authorize Issuance of Purchase Order – Altec Industries, Inc. – DPW Vehicle &          Equipment.
H.        Award Contract – AJM Contractors, Inc. – Resurfacing of West Englewood Avenue.
I.          Ratify Payments – CFO – April, 2012.
J.          Refund 2009, 2010 and 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Decisions – CFO – Various.
K.        Refund 2011 Tax Overpayments – Tax Collector – Various.
L.         Authorize Submission of Application – Local Government Energy Audit Program –        BPU.
M.        Authorize Township to Enter into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement.
N.        Appoint Member to Hackensack River Greenway Advisory Board.
O.        Endorse Property Tax Relief Plan – Senator Sweeney.
 
BILL LIST
 
Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($4,667,228.80).
 
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 #4259 - AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS OR DESIGNEES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK PURSUANT TO MUNICIPAL LAND USE LAW.
 
ORDINANCE #4260 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC" OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
ORDINANCE #4261 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED “TRAFFIC” OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
ORDINANCE #4262 - BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE ACQUISITION OF EMERGENCY GENERATORS IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $400,000 TO PAY THE COST THEREOF, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH 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 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
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
1.         Historic Preservation Commission – Designation of Red Oak Tree, Located at 339 Cedar         Lane (Block 2609, Lot 25).
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
1.         Sign Change Request by CLMG (C. Stern).
 
2.         Fair Employment Wage (C. Stern).
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
 
Seconded by Councilmember.
 
Roll Call.