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9/24/12 Township Council Meeting Agenda

Date: September 24, 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
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 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.
 
CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION
  • Township Employee 25-Year Anniversaries
            Curtis Caviness – Health Department
            Milene Quijano – Tax Office
            Laura Turnbull – Registrar
  • 100-Year Birthday
            Lou Schwartz
 
PRESENTATION
  • Energy Aggregation
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance 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.
 
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 #1340 – Coalition of 100 Black Women Bergen/Passaic Chapter – Off-Premise Merchandise Draw Raffle - $180.00.
RA #1341 – Yeshiva of North Jersey – Off-Premise 50/50 Raffle - $20.00.
 
MINUTES
 
NONE (September 11, 2012 Closed & Open Minutes Scheduled for Approval on 10/16/12).
 
RESOLUTIONS   
 
B.         Appoint Members to Planning Board.
C.        Appoint Member to Teterboro Airport Noise Abatement Action Committee.
D.        Endorse BCCD Block Grant Application – Shelter Our Sisters.
E.         Approve Corrective Action Plan Pursuant to LFN 92-15 – 2011 Annual Audit.
F.         Accept FFY10 Homeland Security Emergency Management Performance Grant Program         Subgrant – Federal Fiscal Year 2011.
G.        Authorize Tax Refund to Care One at Teaneck – CFO – 2008-2011.
H.        Refund 2011 and 2012 Tax Overpayments – CFO – Various.
I.          Approve IOD Leave – P. Kearns, Jr. – Through September 30, 2012.
J.          Reject Bids & Revise Specifications – Procurement of 2013 Chevy Suburban for TFD.
K.        Authorize Submission of Grant Application – NJDOT – Resurfacing of W. Englewood Avenue, Section 5 Project.
L.         Authorize 2012 BCCD Block Grant Agreement – Resurfacing of Ayers Court & Lozier            Place.
M.        Approve Developer’s Agreement – Teaneck Torah of Bergen County (Subject to the    Receipt of Required Documentation).
N.        Award Professional Services Contract – Harold Ritvo, Esq. – Planning Board & Board of         Adjustment.
 
BILL LIST
 
Ms. Evelina to read the amount of the Bill List into the record ($8,741,951.86).
 
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 #4274 – AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ARTICLE II OF CHAPTER 9 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RELATING TO BUSINESS HOURS OF BARBERSHOPS.
 
ORDINANCE #4275 - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SALARY RANGES, CLASSIFICATION OF POSITIONS AND DUTIES THEREOF FOR CLASSIFIED AND UNCLASSIFIED MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES IN THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK. (Subject to Attorney Review)
 
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.
 
4.         Rent Control.
 
5.         Best Practices.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
1.         Letter, Dated September 12, 2012 from Congregation Netivot Shalom –
            Support of Historic Designation of Oak Tree at 811 Palisade Avenue.
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
NONE.
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
1.         Burial Ground Sign.
2.         State Street – Angle Parking.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
NONE.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.