MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

APRIL 28,  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 TRAFFIC SAFETY MONTH-APRIL

 

 

3.         PROCLAMATION CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH-APRIL

 

 

4.         PROCLAMATION MYASTHENIA GRAVIS MONTH-JUNE

 

 

 

 

5.         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

 

 

6.         INTRODUCTION OF  ORDINANCE

 

a.         Ordinance #2008-06,  An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Zoning Relating to Repaving in the Flood Plain Areas

           

 

7.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCE

 

a.         Ordinance #2008-05, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Zoning

 

           

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

            Appointment Resolution

 

a.                   Appointment of Joseph Catenaro as Community Development Block Grant Alternate Representative for the Year 2008

 

DPW Department Resolutions

           

b.         Authorization of Contract Union Increase and Promotion of Salvatore Battista, Senior

            Repairman, Grade 1 in the Water and Sewer Department to Senior Repairman, Grade 2

            effective May 15, 2008

c.         Authorization of Contract Union Increase and Promotion of Kevin Conklin, Senior

            Repairman, Grade 1 in the Road Department to Senior Repairman, Grade 2 retroactive

            April 6, 2008

d.         Authorization to Hire 2008 Summer Help to Work in the Department of Public Works

 

Engineering Department Resolution

 

            e.         Authorization to Solicit Bids for Camp Lane Demolition on Road Resurfacing

            f.          A Resolution Affirming Support for County of Passaic in Conjunction with

The North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority New Jersey Department of Transportation, Essex and Morris County for Scoping Services for Two Bridges Road Over Pompton River and West Belt Highway Extension

            g.         Authorization to Release Escrow Balance to TPJC Associates in the amount of $631.91

             

Finance Department Resolutions

 

h.            Deferred Regional High School Tax

i.              Deferred Local District School Tax

 

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

 

j.              A Resolution Expressing Opposition to S-1445 Mandating a County-Wide Binding Referendum on the Transfer of a Predetermined Package of Municipal Responsibilities

k.            A Resolution Authorizing Settlement Agreement Between the Township of Fairfield And Pio Costa Enterprises, L.P. (After Discussion in Executive Session)

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

           

            l.          Authorizing Personnel for the 2008 Summer Camp

 

            Tax Collectors Department Resolutions

 

            m.        Cancellation of First and Second Quarter 2008 Taxes on Block 2303 Lot 7

                        Due to Subdivision in the amount of $36,820.00

            n.         Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Year 2007 to Stanley Karczynski

                        Due to Granted State Tax Court Judgment in the amount of $26,300.00

 

9.         BILLS LIST

 

 

10.       NEW BUSINESS

           

            a.         Proposed date of Robert P. Giamo Memorial Fund

           

b.         Discussion to Increase on Fees for Summer Camp

and Cheerleading Clinics-Anthony Pompei, Recreation Director

 

c.                   Discussion to Increase of Salary for Camp Counselors and

Score Keepers-Anthony Pompei, Recreation Director

 

                       

 

11.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

12.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 

13.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) May 5, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

 

14.       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 28, 2008

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

a.  Litigation-Update on litigation matters

b.  Contracts-

c.  Personnel-Police Department/Fire Prevention          

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

 

 

15.       ADJOURNMENT