MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

FEBRUARY 25, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Mayor Palmieri 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.         BOARD OF HEALTH

            a.         Monthly Reports

 

            b.         Activity Reports

 

4.         CONSENT AGENDA

            Contract Resolutions

 

a.         A Resolution Modifying Resolution #2008-01 Regarding Interim Legal Services

 

Tax Collectors Department Resolutions

 

b.         Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Year 2007 to AMB-AMS due to Granted State Tax Court Judgments in the amount of $2,367.00

c.         Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Year 2007 to Provident Funding

            in the Amount of $1,771.56

d.            Refund of Overpayment of Taxes due to Granted County Board Appeal to

30 Sherwood Lane V, LLC in the amount of $5,607.16

            e.         Refund of Overpayment of Added Assessment for the Years 2006 in the

                        Amount of $2,732.74 and the Year 2007 in the Amount of $259.27 to

                        Specialized Sales and Services, LLC

            f.          Refund of Fourth Quarter Added Assessment in the Amount of $153.86 to

Manuela Zincone and Cancellation of Preliminary 2008 Added Assessment in the Amount of $102.57

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

 

g.             Awarding of a Contract for Fireworks Display to Pyro Engineering, Inc.

 for the  2008 Independence Day Celebration on July 2, 2008 in the  

 amount of $5,950.00

h.         Awarding of a Contract for Fireworks Display to Pyro Engineering, Inc. for the             2008 Town Day Celebration on September 6, 2008 in the amount of $5,950.00

 

 

Fire Department Resolutions

 

i.          Rejection of Bids on Commercial Grade Fitness Equipment for the Fire Department

 

Municipal Clerks Department Resolutions

 

j.          Approval of Limousine License for Jade Limousine (15 cars) effective March 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008

k.         Approval of Limousine License for Excellent Limousine (6 cars) effective March 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008

 

 

 

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

l.                     Award of Contract to Advanced Video Surveillance of Fairfield for Alarm System in Municipal Building

 

Finance Department Resolutions

m.        Authorizing Execution of a Master Agreement for Banking Service By and Between the Township of Fairfield and Commerce Bank

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

 

 

 

6.         BILLS LIST

 

 

 

7.         NEW BUSINESS

           

            a.         Notification of Bond Anticipation Note Sale

 

8.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

9.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 10.      ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) March 10, 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 February 25, 2008

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

a.  Litigation-Manna Federal Litigation, Pio Costa Litigation,

                      McNany Litigation

b.  Contracts-

c.  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

 

 

12.       ADJOURNMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

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