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8/14/12 Township Council Meeting Agenda

Date: August 14, 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, AUGUST 14, 2012
 
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
MAYOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT                                                                                                                                                                                
Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by Resolution 28-12, setting the 2012 meeting dates; and Resolution 150-12, ratifying Resolution 28-12, 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; and Resolution 150-12, ratifying Resolution 28-12, 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.         Certificate of Recognition – John Goez – “Woman Rescued After Car Plunges Into            Hackensack River” (Teaneck Patch)
 
2.         Oath of Office – Fire Captain Paratore as Provisional Battalion Chief.
 
3.         Environmental Advisory Board Respecting Votee Park – Presentation by Kenneth            Hoffman.
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance by title only:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4263 – AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF A SANITARY SEWER EASEMENT WITHIN A PORTION OF BLOCK 2011, LOT 13, AS SHOWN ON THE TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, LOCATED AT 264 OGDEN AVENUE IN THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4265 – AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE RESURFACING OF GLENWOOD AVENUE, SECTION 2, FROM EAST OAKDENE AVENUE TO LINDBERGH BOULEVARD AS A GENERAL IMPROVEMENT AND APPROPRIATING $146,500.00 TO BE ENTIRELY FUNDED BY A GRANT UNDER THE NEW JERSEY TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND AUTHORITY ACT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4266 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC" OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4267 - BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE 2012 ROAD AND MUNICIPAL PARKING LOT RESURFACING AND SIDEWALK AND CURB IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $1,987,000 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.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4268 - 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.
 
MINUTES
 
July 24, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting (Approved for Content Only).
July 24, 2012 – Open Session Meeting.
July 30, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting (Approved for Content Only).
July 30, 2012 – Special Meeting.
 
RESOLUTIONS   
 
B.        Refund 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decision – CFO – Block 1803, Lot 43.01
C.        Authorize Extension of Due Date for Third Quarter Taxes to August 27, 2012 – CFO.
D.        Authorize Payment for 2012 Taxes Due to 2011 Tax Overpayments – CFO – Block 5002,            Lot 21.
E.         Authorize Termination of Performance Guarantee – Teaneck Mikvah Association.
F.         Reject & Re-advertise Bids – Fire Department Headquarters Emergency – Vehicle            Traffic Control Signal System.
G.        Restate Revised Agreement – Arcari Iovino Architects, PC – Municipal Complex.
H.        Appoint Representative to Open Space Trust Fund Municipal Program Regional                Subcommittee.
I.          Appoint Representatives to Community Development Regional Committee.
J.          Authorize Submission of County Trust Fund Grant Application – Phelps Park Fitness        Center.
K.        Authorize Submission of County Trust Fund Grant Application – Bernard E. Brooks         Fitness Center.
L.         Authorize Submission of County Trust Fund Grant Application –Ammann Park Fitness    Center.
M.        Authorize Submission of Teaneck Municipal Alliance Against Substance Abuse Grant.
N.        Authorize Municipal Consent – DARE of NJ, Inc. – Carnival.
O.        Authorize Municipal Snow Plowing Agreement with County of Bergen – 2012 to 2014.
 
RAFFLES
 
All subject to approval and conditions applicable with the Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission and pursuant to State Statute.
 
RA #1335 – DARE New Jersey, Inc. – Carnival - $180.00
RA #1336 – Christ Episcopal Church – Off Premise Raffle Awarding Merchandise - $20.00
 
BILL LIST
 
Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($).
 
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 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 NO. 4269 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION 2-67 OF ARTICLE XI OF CHAPTER 2 AND SECTION 2-77 OF ARTICLE XIII OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK ESTABLISHING A RESIDENCY PREFERENCE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF FIRE FIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4270 - 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
 
1.         Historic Designation of Red Oak Tree at 339 Cedar Lane – Clerk’s Update.
 
MISCELLANEOUS

NONE.
 
NEW BUSINESS
 
1.         Council Seating Order.
 
2.         Council Liaison Appointments.
 
3.         Council Representative Appointments – Community Regional Development Committee.
 
4.         Advisory Board Chairpersons’ Recommendations – 2013 Appointments.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
1.         Parking Petition – Riverview Avenue.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
1.         “Website Review Stats and Social Media” – M. Hameeduddin
2.         “Mercedes/Somerset Storm Drain Review” – M. Hameeduddin
3.         “Paving of Glenwood Avenue” – M. Hameeduddin
4.         “Emergency Management Communication” – M. Hameeduddin
5.         “Teaneckopoly” – M. Hameeduddin
6.         “Teaneck Barber Shop Hours” – C. Katz
7.         “Cedar Lane Management Group” – C. Stern
8.         “PSE&G Communications” – C. Schwartz
9.         “Audio Ban in Township Parks” – C. Schwartz
10.       “Mass Mailings to Residents” – C. Schwartz
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
1.         I have provisionally appointed Calvin L. King to the position of Part Time Plumbing         Inspector in the Building Department, effective August 1, 2012.
 
2.         Auxiliary Police.
 
3.         Burial Ground Sign.
 
4.         Phelps Park Dog Run.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.