MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

APRIL 14, 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.         PROCLAMATION TO CUBMASTER CHARLES VANYO OF PACK 17

 

 

3.         PROCLAMATION AUTISM AWARENESS MONTH-APRIL

 

4.         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

 

 

5.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES

                       

Ordinance #2008-04, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 4-18.8 of

                                    The Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Towing Charges

                       

            6.         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

                        r.          February 25, 2008                   Regular Meeting Minutes

                        s.          February 25, 2008                   Executive Meeting Minutes

                        t.          March 10, 2008                       Conference Meeting Minutes

                        u.         March 10, 2008                       Executive Meeting Minutes

                       

                       

 

 

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

Department of Public Works Resolutions   

a.                   Authorization to Hire Part-Time Fire Hydrant Servicing Personnel

To Work in the Department of Public Works effective April 21, 2008

 

b.                  Authorization to Change Status of Robert Briant, as Water & Sewer

Repairman, Grade 2 from Probationary to Permanent Status in the Department of Public Works effective immediately

 

 

 

                        Municipal Clerks Department Resolutions

 

c.         A Resolution on a One Day Liquor License for Jose Tejas Restaurant

            647 Route 46 West, Fairfield, New Jersey Petition to Extend Licensed

            Premises (May 2, 2008)

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

 

d.            Authorizing the hire of John Hemenway as Pool Manager of the

Swimming Pool Utility for the 2008 Season effective May 12, 2008

 

                        e.         Authorizing the hire of David Gierek as Assistant Pool Manager of

                                    the Swimming Pool Utility for the 2008 Season

 

                        f.          Authorizing the hire of Todd Williams as Assistant Pool Manager of

                                    the Swimming Pool Utility for the 2008 Season

 

g.                   Authorization to hire Personnel for the Swimming Pool Utility for the

2008 Season

 

Tax Collector’s Department Resolutions

 

h.         Payment of Money on Redemption of Tax Title Lien Certificate 07-1514

            to Dennis Moeller in the amount of $1,960.12

 

           

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

                       

a.                   Discussion on Recommended Increases to Fees for Flag Football,

Football and Soccer Programs-Athletic Director Pompei

 

b.                  A Resolution Authorizing to Increase Fees for 2008 Flag Football,

Football and Soccer Programs

                       

c.                   Discussion on proclaiming April as “Traffic Safety Month” for the

Township of Fairfield-Police Chief Voelker      

 

                       

9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                       

 

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

11.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) April 28, 2008 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 April 14, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-Update

b.         Personnel-Discussion on filling vacant position

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