***AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE***

 

 

 

 

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

MARCH 10, 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.        COMMUNICATIONS

           

Mayor Palmieri                                     Police Department, Library Board

Council President Mastrangelo  Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Com.

Councilman LaForgia                            Recreation Department, Fire Department

Councilman Gasparini               Finance Department, Planning Board

Councilman McGlynn                           Environmental Commission, Dept. of Public    

                                                             Works

 

3.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

 

a.                   Ordinance #2008-03, An Ordinance to Fix Salaries and Other Compensation

                                   Of the Municipal Officers and Employees of the Township of

                                    Fairfield and Repealing all other Ordinances

 

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.         December 10, 2007                 Special Meeting Minutes

            b.         December 10, 2007                 Special Executive Minutes

            c.         January 14, 2008                      Conference Meeting Minutes

            d.         January 14, 2008                      Executive Meeting Minutes

            e.         January 14, 2008                      2nd Executive Meeting Minutes

            f.          January 23, 2008                      Special Meeting Minutes

            g.         January 23, 2008                      Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            h.         January 28, 2008                      Special Meeting Minutes

            i.          January 28, 2008                      Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            j.          January 28, 2008                      Regular Meeting Minutes

            k.         January 28, 2008                      Executive Meeting Minutes

            l.          February 4, 2008                     Special Meeting Minutes

            m.        February 4, 2008                     Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            n.         February 11, 2008                   Special Meeting Minutes

            o.         February 11, 2008                   Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            p.         February 11, 2008                   Conference Meeting Minutes                                        q..        February 13, 2008                      Special Joint Board Meeting Minutes

           

 

 

5.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

            Engineering Department Resolution

 

a.                   Authorization to Release Escrow Balance with Interest to Six Cousins of Fairfield,

LLC in the Amount of $828.55

 

Municipal Clerks’ Department Resolutions

 

b.                  Approval of Limousine License to Five Star Limousine for (11 cars) effective March 10, 2008 to December 31, 2008

c.                   Approval to Limousine License to Monetti Inc., Mercury Mail & Messenger for (1) car effective March 10, 2008 to December 31, 2008

d.                  Approval to Limousine License to America’s Best, Inc. d/b/a Americas Best Limos

for fifteen (15) cars effective March 10, 2008 to December 31, 2008

 

            Tax Collectors Department Resolutions

 

e.                   Payment of Money on Redemption of Tax Title Lien Certificate 07-1511 to Elliot Loeb

in the amount of $2,171.46

 

 

 

 

 

 

            Miscellaneous Department Resolutions

 

            f.          Authorization for 2008 Four Percent Salary Increase to Non-Police/Non DPW

                        Personnel and Non Union Personnel Retroactive to January 1, 2008

 

g.                   Authorization of Agreement By and Between the Township of Fairfield

And the State of New Jersey Department of Transportation Regarding Traffic

Signal Agreement for Route 46 EB Ramps “A” and “B” and Route 159 (Clinton Road)

 

6.         NEW BUSINESS

            a.         Discussion of Van Ness House-Administrator Catenaro

            b.         Preliminary Report on Governor Corzine’s Budget-Administrator Catenaro

 

7.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

            a.         Report on DEP March 05, 2008 Meeting

            b.         Madison Road Speed Limit Posting-Administrator Catenaro

 

8.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

9.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) March 24, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

10.       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 March 10, 2008

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

a.         Litigation- DEG Update, Pio Costa Proposed Settlement

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

11.       ADJOURNMENT