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6/12/12 Township Council Meeting

Date: June 8, 2012 - June 13, 2012
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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 12, 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
1.         Certificates of Commendation
            United States Armed Forces – Teaneck.
 
2.         Certificate of Recognition
            The Late Martin Greenwald, Former Advisory Board on Community Relations Chairman.
 
3.         Plaque, Clock & Celebration
            Angelae Wilkerson, 2012 Matthew Feldman Award Recipient.
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance 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.
 
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.         Release Encumbered Funds – Tilcon NY, Inc. – Resurfacing of Queen Anne Road.
C.        Award Contract – D.R. Mullen Construction Co., Inc. – 2010 Community Development           Project.
D.        Refund 2011 and 2012 Tax Overpayment – CFO – Various.
E.         Appoint Members to the Senior Citizen Advisory Board.
 
BILL LIST
 
Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($7,087,531.65).
 
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
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
1.         Municipal Open Space Trust Fund.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS 
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
1.         “Voting Locations” (C. Katz).
 
2.         “Council Security” (C. Katz).
 
3.         “Township-Wide Garage Sale” (C. Katz).
 
4.         “Rewriting of Teaneck Code” (C. Toffler).
 
5.         “Employee Manual: Re-Write or Enforce?” (C. Toffler).
 
6.         “Commitment of Successful Candidates to 5-Day Availability of Municipal Building &
            Workshops or Regular Forums/Meetings” (C. Toffler).
 
7.         “Training for Councilmembers” (C. Toffler).
 
8.         “Zero-Based Budget” (C. Toffler).
 
9.         "Bus Shelters" (C. Katz).
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
 
Seconded by Councilmember.
 
Roll Call.