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10/30/12 Township Council Meeting

Date: October 30, 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, OCTOBER 30, 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
 
Township Employee Anniversary Recognitions
25-Years
Fire Chief Anthony Verley
Dorothy Reyes-Binder, Recreation Department
Curtis E. Caviness, Health Department
Francisco Martinez, Department of Public Works
 
TVAC
Meritorious Service
Lt. Adam Baer
Ryan Ardelle
Jennifer Chan
 
CPR Save Awards
Capt. Andrew Rosler
Lt. Adam J. Baer
Lt. Michael Rothschild
Lt. Eli Weingast
Marcela Alzate
William E. Beavers, IV
Julian Botta
Arielle Cheifetz
Amanda Davis
Moshe Dulitz
Corey Fuchs
Naftali Levenbrown
Charles Levin
Binyamin Rosen
Adina Rudin
Andy Rudin
Natan Safran
Baruch Silberstein
 
Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation
National Escalator Safety Awareness Week – 11/11/12 – 11/17/12
 
PUBLIC HEARING AND ADOPTION OF ORDINANCES
 
Ms. Evelina to read the following Ordinance by title only:
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4276 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 33-32, “SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT,” OF CHAPTER 33, “DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS," OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK RESPECTING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CEDAR LANE MANAGEMENT GROUP
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4277 - AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING SALARY RANGES, CLASSIFICATION OF POSITIONS AND DUTIES THEREOF FOR CLASSIFIED AND UNCLASSIFIED MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES IN THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4278 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 29C OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, ENTITLED “RENT CONTROL” AS AMENDED BY ORDINANCE 4209
 
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
 
October 16, 2012 – Closed Session Meeting (Absent: C. Parker, DM. Gussen) – Approved for Content Only.
October 16, 2012 – Open Session Meeting (Absent: C. Parker, DM. Gussen).
 
RESOLUTIONS   
 
B.        Amend 2012 Annual Council Meeting Schedule – Add 12/4/12 Special Meeting.
C.        Authorize Developer’s Agreement – 818 Garrison Avenue (Subject to Receipt of  Respective Documentation)
D.        Amend Cedar Lane Management Group Bylaws.
E.         Appoint Member to Social Services Advisory Board.
F.         Appoint Alternate #2 Member to Planning Board.
G.        Endorse BCCD Grant – AAH of Bergen County, Inc. – Continuation of Operation.
H.        Endorse BCCD Grant – Jewish Family Service, Inc. – Elevator Upgrade.
I.          Endorse BCCD Grant – Jewish Family Service, Inc. – Counseling.
J.          Authorize Increase to Change Fund.
K.        Reject Bids & Authorize Rebidding – Court Games Resurfacing – Ammann & Votee       Parks.
L.         Unencumber Funds from Professional Services Contract – Schwanewede/Hals       Engineering – Resurfacing of Fycke Lane.
M.        Amend Contract – Sita Construction Company, Inc. – Court Game Renovations – Phelps             & Votee Parks.
N.        Approve IOD Leave – P. Kearns – Through October 30, 2012.
O.        Refund 2010 and 2011 Taxes Pursuant to State Tax Decisions – 197 Cedar Lane.
P.         Authorize Issuance of Check to Township – 2012 Delinquent Taxes – 601 Catalpa            Avenue.
Q.        Authorize Issuance of Check to Township – 2012 Delinquent Taxes – Block 4911/Lot 19.
R.        Authorize Cancellations of 2011 Pool Fee Liens – Various.
S.         Ratify Payments – September, 2012.
T.         Award Contract – Bergen County Humane Enforcement – Animal Control Services.
U.        Approve Issuance by the Colorado Educational & Cultural Facilities Authority of Bonds -            Torah Academy of Bergen County.
 
 
 
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. 4279 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING APPENDIX III, FEES, OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF TEANECK, RELATING TO FEES FOR RECYCLING CONTAINERS.
 
ORDINANCE NO. 4280 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 36, ENTITLED “TRAFFIC” OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE.
 
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
 
None.
 
COMMUNICATIONS
 
1.         Senior Citizens’ Advisory Board – Chair Recommendation.
 
 
 
 
COMMITTEE REPORTS - COUNCIL LIAISONS
 
COUNCIL-LISTED ITEMS
 
1.         “Override Resolution” – DM. Gussen
2.         “Plumbing Permits/U-Trap Removals” – C. Schwartz
3.         “Move Forward with Police Station” – C. Pruitt       
 
TOWNSHIP MANAGER'S REPORT
 
None.
 
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY’S REPORT
 
Report provided in Closed Session.
 
ADJOURNMENT
 
Councilmember moves to adjourn.
Seconded by Councilmember.
Roll Call.