MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 11, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Council President Mastrangelo 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.         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

 

            3.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES

 

Ordinance #2008-01, An Ordinance Amending Chapters 2-11.2 and 2-11.3 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding the Eligibility and Appointment of Probationary Police Officers and Promotions; Eligibility and Promotions

 

Ordinance #2008-02, An Ordinance to Supplement the Zoning Ordinance of the Township of Fairfield to Provide Non-Commercial Signs

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

                        Engineering Department Resolution

a.                   Authorization to Solicit Bids for Reconstruction of Big Piece Road Section 10

b.                  Award of Professional Service Contract to Omland Engineering Associates for Tax Map Maintenance for the Calendar Year 2008

 

Municipal Clerks’ Department Resolutions

c.         Approval of Limousine License for NJ Bus, LLC (6 cars) effective February 12, 2008 to December 31, 2008

d.         Approval of Raffle License #2008-03, St. Thomas More Church for on Premise 50/50 Raffle (May 14-17, 2008)

e.         Approval of Raffle License #2008-04, St. Thomas More Church for Carnival Games (May 14-17, 2008)

 

Tax Collector’s Department Resolutions

f.          Payment of Money on Redemption of Tax Title Lien Certificate 07-1512 to Crusader Servicing in the amount of $715.12

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

g.         Authorization to Increase Fees for 2008 K-Ball Program from $20.00 to $25.00

           

Contract Resolutions

h.                   A Resolution Clarifying a Professional Service Contract Awarded by the Township of Fairfield to Bennett Stern, Esq. of the Firm Stern, Lavinthal, Frankenberg & Norgaard, LLC for the Calendar Year 2008

i.                     A Resolution Ratifying a Contract for Professional Services with Robert J. Martin Esq.for the Calendar Year 2008 as Zoning Board of Adjustment Attorney

j.          A Resolution Clarifying a Professional Service Contract Awarded by the Township of Fairfield to Thomas R. Kobin, Esq. of the Firm of Chasan Leyner & Lamparello for services rendered in the Calendar Year 2007 (After Discussion in Executive Session)

k.            Authorizing the Execution of an Extraordinary Unspecifiable

Service Agreement By and Between the Township of Fairfield and the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police relating to police examination materials

                       

 

           

5.         NEW BUSINESS

                       

 

6.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

a.         Appeal Process for Background Checks of Coaches-Anthony Pompei, Recreation Director

b.         Sponsorship for Sports Teams-Anthony Pompei, Recreation Director

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

8.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) February 25, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

 

9.         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 11, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-Update

b.         Personnel-Police Department

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

 

 

10.       ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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