TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 23, 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.         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

 

 

3.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

            a.         Ordinance #2009-05, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 4 of the Code of

                        Township of Fairfield to Provide for Clothing Donation Bins

           

            b.         Ordinance #2009-06, An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement the

                        Revised Ordinances of the Township of Fairfield, County of Essex

                        Relating to Sewer Rate Adjustment

 

 

            c.         Ordinance #2009-07, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 18-2.4 of the

                        Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Rate Increase for Water

                        Service Charges

 

d.         Ordinance #2009-08, An Ordinance of the Township of Fairfield, New Jersey to Address the Requirements of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Regarding Compliance with the Municipality’s Prior Round and Third Round Affordable Housing Obligations

 

4.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES

a.         Ordinance #2009-03, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 and 42 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield regarding Zoning and Land Subdivision

 

 

5.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.         January 26, 2009                     Executive Meeting Minutes

            b.         January 26, 2009                     2nd Executive Meeting Minutes

            c.         February 9, 2009                     Conference Meeting Minutes

            d.         February 9, 2009                     Executive Meeting Minutes

 

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA

            Tax Collector Resolutions

a.       Authorization for Cancellation of Municipal Tax Title Lien Certificate 07-1513

 

Engineering Department Resolutions

b.      Authorization to Release Escrow Balance to Bogdan and Kathy Chmielewski in the amount of $500.00

 

            Tax Assessor Department Resolutions

c.       A Credit of 2006 Tax Overpayment to Fourth Quarter 2009 to Block 5101

Lot 18.09 in the total amount of $2,245.32

 

 

7.         APPROVAL OF BILLS LIST

           

 

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

            a.         Bond and Note Sale Notification-(informational purposes only)

            b.         Proposed modification for display of temporary sign/banner ordinance

 

 

9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

11.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference) March 9, 2009 at 7:00PM

 

 

12.       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 23, 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

 

 

 

13.       ADJOURNMENT