MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

JANUARY 14, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Mayor Palmeri Calls the Meeting to order and announces the meeting is being broadcast live on Channel 34.

 

Roll Call

           

Salute to Flag

 

Open Public Meetings’ Act Statement

“Notice of this Meeting in compliance with the open Public Meetings’ Act, Chapter 231 of the Laws of 1975, has been given by posting a notice of the scheduled dates of all the Conference and Regular Meetings of the Mayor and Council of the Township of Fairfield on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building and in the office of the Municipal Clerk and by serving notice thereof to the Star Ledger and the Progress on

December 12, 2007.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

2.         PRESENTATION OF A PLAQUE FOR 2007 WEST ESSEX KNIGHTS VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM AND CHEERLEADERS

 

            Interim Director of Athletics- Robert Storm

            Head Football Coach – David Drozjock

            Assistant Coaches – Christopher Benacquista, Robert Bonnett, Jason Freda,

Timothy Glenn, Ronald Rowe, Robert Lenoy, Greg Vaccaro

            Athletic Trainer – John Mascola

            Strength Coach – William Wosilius

Cheerleading Coordinator – Melissa Pomaco, Toni Castiglia

Managers – Briana Bednarski, Gabriella Pacillo, Michelle Melecio

Equipment Manager-Michael Vidovich   

Video Manager- David Hochberg

 

    TEAM MEMBERS___

 

            Ryan Logan                              Matthew Freda                        Ryan Convery

            Jared Rakotci                           Kyle Kovats                             Cory Atkins

            Joe Lisella                                John Earle                                Anthony Romandetto

            C.J.Balz                                   Jeff Goerge                               Ryan Higgins

            Dominic Gaiser                        Joe Muglia                                Andrew Cross

            Mike Cimilluca                          Joe Michura                             Jon Struss

            Adrian Kaici                             Joe Stigliano                             Tim Pierce

            Mike Agrifolio                          Anthony Hayek                        Dan Keegan

            Mike Rieckert                          John LoCascio                         Ryan McCormack

            Tom Bianchi                             Dan Malet                                Joe Russo

            Andrew Valeriani                      Dan Silverman                         Paul LaMagna

            Paul Rando                               Marc DiMitri                            Eddie Murphy

            Brian Flynn                               Mike Cardace                          Mike Tomaselli

            Mik DiGiulio                             Alex Zaccaro                            Brandon Convery

            Nick Malet                               Greg O’Neill                            Joe Rolli

            Rich Pacelli                               Anders Aronson                       David Gomez

            Chris Casolaro                         Angelo Domenick                     Anthony Bower

            Doug Geraghty                         Bobby Fritz                              Tim Naspo

            Josh Sigler                                PJ Castiglia                               Dimitri Rentzis

            Steve Collin                              John Gareffa

 

                                                            CHEERLEADERS

 

            Michelle Trainor (Captain)        Kristin Binkevitz (Captain)        Kelly Petry

            Nicole D’Angelo                      Emily Lyons                              Kelly Graham

            Radha Vakharia                        Priscilla Chen                            Nicole Ridings

            Casey Campos                         Renata Luzzi                             Brittany Direnzo

            Alexa Martin                            Katrina Shababb                     

 

3.         PRESENTATION OF A PLAQUE FOR 2007 WEST ESSEX GIRLS

            VARSITY FIELD HOCKEY TEAM

 

            Nikki Berse                              Cristina Ciampi                        Fatima Meka

            Robin Miller                             Giovanna Monaco                    Samara Schlossman

            Sam Serpe                               Cara Silverman                         Jen Silverstein

            Alison Cassera                         Jenel Conde                             Gianna D’Urso

            Breada Farrell                          Noell Gomez                            Michelle Hagel

            Annie Mecca                            Heather Barretta                       Gia Nappi

            Lizzy Storey                             Jen Weissbach                          Jenna Fiore

            Kristen McClain                       Krista Milinkovich                    Kelly Mosser

 

            Head Coach:                Jill Cosse

            Assistant Coach:           Diane Simmons, Katie Storey, Amanda Procaccino

                                                Nicole Massella Erica Klein, Jarrod Cappello   

 

4.         PROCLAMATION TO DAVID PACCAGNINI, EAGLE SCOUT, TROOP 7

           

 

 5.        COMMUNICATIONS

           

Mayor Palmieri                                     Police Department, Library Board

Council President Mastrangelo              Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Commission

Councilman LaForgia                            Recreation Department, Fire Department

Councilman Gasparini                           Finance Department, Planning Board

Councilman McGlynn                           Environmental Commission, Dept. of Public Works

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

            Engineering Department Resolution

a.                   Authorization to Execute an Agreement Between the Township of Fairfield

and New Jersey Department of Transportation Jurisdictional Agreement #4607

b.                  Authorization for 2007 Tonnage Grant Application

 

Municipal Clerks’ Department Resolutions

c.                   Surrender of Plenary Retail Consumption License (Hotel/Motel Exception)

0707-36-023-001 BRE/Prime Properties, LLC for Premises Located at 690 Route 46 East, Fairfield, New Jersey

d.                  Approving a New Liquor License for Crestline Hotels & Resorts d/b/a Crowne

Plaza-Fairfield

           

            Finance Department Resolutions

            e.         Authorizing 2007 Appropriation Reserve Transfers N.J.S.A.40A:4-59

 

7.         NEW BUSINESS

            a.         Discussion on Volunteer Background Check Appeals Process

            b.         Discussion to Amend Recreation Registration Policy

            c.         Discussion of Recreation Sponsorship Program

            d.         Discussion of 2008 Budget

            e.         Police Building Review Team

           

 

8.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

9.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 

10.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) January 28, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

11.       ADJOURNMENT INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

    AUTHORIZATION TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION

            WHEREAS, Section 8 of the Open Public Meetings’ Act (N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(B) (1-9) permits the exclusion of the public from a Meeting of the Mayor and Council in certain circumstances: and

            WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Township of Fairfield are of the opinion that such circumstances exist.

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Fairfield, County of Essex, State of New Jersey that:

 

1.         The public shall be excluded from discussion of any action on the closed Session of the Meeting of the Mayor and Council of January 14, 2008

2.         The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed in Executive Session

a.         Litigation- Update on PBA Claim

b.         Personnel-Police Department Policy Amendment

c.         Contracts-Professional Service Agreements

3.         It is anticipated at this time that the above-stated subject matter will be made public as soon thereafter as it is deemed in the public interest to do so;

4.         This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

 

Adjournment into Executive Session

 

 

12.       ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE