TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 9, 2009 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Mayor Gasparini Calls the Meeting to order and announces the meeting is being broadcast live on Channel 34 and Channel 43.

 

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 10, 2008.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

 

2.         BOARD OF HEALTH REPORTS

            a.         Activity Reports

            b.         Monthly Reports

 

 

3.         PRESENTATION FROM THE WEST ESSEX FIRST AID SQAUD-John Taylor

 

 

 

4.         COMMUNICATIONS

            Mayor Gasparini                                 Police Department, Library Board

Council President McGlynn               Fire Department, Dept of Public Works

Councilman LaForgia                         Recreation Commission

Councilman Connington                     Finance Depart, Planning Board, Environmental Comm.

Councilman Morgan                           Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Advisory Committee

5.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING OF ORDINANCE

            a.         Ordinance #2009-04, An Ordinance for Determining Positions Eligible for the

                        the Defined Contribution Retirement Program

 

 

6.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

a.         Ordinance #2009-05, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 4 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield to Provide for Clothing Donation Bins

           

 

7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

            a.         January 26, 2009         Regular Meeting Agenda

            b.         January 26, 2009         Executive Meeting Agenda               

 

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

            Police Department Resolutions

a.                   A Resolution Accepting a Proposed Roadway Restripping Plan by the Essex County

Division of Engineering for the entire length of Fairfield Road on both sides

 

            Engineering Department Resolutions

            b.         Authorization to Return Road Opening Bond to Mario Benevenga, Block 3301, Lot 5

                        in the amount of $250.00

 

            Miscellaneous Resolutions

            c.         A Resolution Authorizing the Execution of the Consent Decree for the Settlement with

                        Government Plaintiffs in the Consolidated Actions Entitled United States of America

                        v. Beckman Coulter, ET ALS. And New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection,

                        v. American Thermoplastics Corp., ET ALS.

d.         Authorization to Execute an Inter-local Agreement between the Township of Fairfield

            and the Borough of North Caldwell for the Leaf Composting for the Year 2009

e.                   Resolution Ratifying a Contract for Professional Services with Louis P. Rago, Planning

Board Attorney for Calendar Year 2009

f.                   Authorization to Return Money Deposited in Error to Pio Costa Enterprises in the amount of $1,720.00

           

            Finance Department Resolutions

            g          A Resolution Modifying Resolution #2008-241 Regarding Consulting Services within

                        the Finance Department

 

            Tax Collector Department Resolutions

            h.         Payment of Money on Redemption of tax Title Lien Certificate 08-1524 to Dennis

                        Moeller in the amount of $1,122.87

            i.          Refund of Premium on Tax Title Lien to Dennis Moeller in the amount of $100.00

 

           

Municipal Clerk Department Resolutions

j.                    Approval of Raffle License #2009-01 to Diane D’Appolito-May Beyond the Rainbow

Charitable Foundation for a Merchandise Raffle to be held on April 4, 2009

k.                  Approval of Raffle License #2009-02 to Diane D’Appolito-May Beyond the Rainbow

Charitable Foundation for a 50/50 On Premise Raffle to be held on April 4, 2009

 

9.         APPROVAL OF BILLS LIST

 

 

10.       NEW BUSINESS

           

 

11.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

           

 

12.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

13.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular) February 23, 2009 at 7:00PM

 

 

14.       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 February 9, 2009

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

a.         Litigation-update on litigation matters

b.         Personnel-

c.         Contracts-

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

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT