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9/11/12 Township Council Meeting

Date: September 11, 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, SEPTEMBER 11, 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.         Oaths of Office
            A.        Matthew Notarangelo – Fire Lieutenant to Fire Captain
            B.         Timothy C. Moots – Firefighter to Fire Lieutenant
            C.        Michael Keenan – Firefighter to Fire Lieutenant
 
2.         Certificates of Recognition – TVAC
            Life Membership Awards
            David Barach
            Robert Meyer
            Eliyahu Cooper
            Avi Levenbrown
            2500 Calls
            Adam J. Baer
           
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance by title only:
 
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.
 
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.
 
NONE.
 
 
 
MINUTES
August 28, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting (No Quorum) – Approved for Content Only.
August 28, 2012 – Open Session Meeting (DM. Gussen, C. Parker, C. Schwartz – Absent) – Approved for Content Only.
 
RESOLUTIONS   
B.         Authorize Community Collaborative – Northern New Jersey Community Foundation.
C.        Endorse BCCD Grant – Manhattan Avenue Resurfacing.
D.        Endorse BCCD Grant – Resurfacing of Prospect Terrace.
E.         Amend 2012 Budget – FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
F.         Amend 2012 Budget – 2012 Sustainable Land Use Planning Grant.
G.        Award Contract – Pitney Bowes – Metering/Mailing Machine System.
H.        Refund 2011 and 2012 Tax Overpayments – CFO – Various.
I.          Refund 2009, 2010 and 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Court Decisions – CFO –  Various.
J.          Ratify Payments – CFO – July, 2012.
K.        Ratify Payments – CFO – August, 2012.
L.         Authorize Agreement – Millenium Communications Group, Inc. – Municipal      Communications Cable.
M.        Authorize Council Seating Order.
 
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 following Ordinances by title only:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4271 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED "TRAFFIC" OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4272 - CAPITAL ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, NEW JERSEY AUTHORIZING THE INSTALLATION OF A LIBRARY ROOF DRAINAGE SYSTEM IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP, APPROPRIATING THEREFOR THE SUM OF $25,000 AND PROVIDING THAT SUCH SUM SO APPROPRIATED SHALL BE RAISED FROM THE TOWNSHIP’S CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4273 - BOND ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE STORMWATER DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN, BY AND FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $180,000 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
NONE.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
NONE.
 
NEW BUSINESS
1.         Council Liaison Appointments.
 
2.         Council Representative Appointments – Community Regional Development       Committee.
 
3.         Advisory Board Chairpersons’ Recommendations – 2013 Appointments.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
1.         Request for Endorsement of BCCD Grant – Shelter Our Sisters.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
1.         “Teaneck’s Volunteers’ Annual Recognition Day” – C. Pruitt
                        A.        Establishment of Subcommittee
 
2.         “Garbage Cans” – C. Katz
 
3.         “Cross Walk at Amsterdam Avenue and Teaneck Road” – Mayor Hameeduddin
4.         “Cooperative Electricity Purchasing for Township” – Mayor Hameeduddin
5.         “Teaneck Sport Recreation Budget” – Mayor Hameeduddin
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
1.         Palisades Avenue – North to Cedar Lane – West Traffic Light Arrow.
2.         Commercial Establishment Recycling.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
NONE.
 
ADJOURNMENT
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.