MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

MAY 19, 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          PRESENTATION OF “AED DEFIBRILLATOR” FROM THE FAIRFIELD WOMEN’S CLUB TO THE FAIRFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

 3.        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

 

4.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING OF ORDINANCE

            a.         Ordinance #2008-06, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of the

                          Township of Fairfield Regarding Zoning

 

5.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

           

            a.         March 24, 2008           Regular Session Meeting Minutes

            b.         March 24, 2008           Executive Session Meeting Minutes

            c.         April  14, 2008 Conference Session Meeting Minutes

            d.         April  14, 2008 Executive Session Meeting Minutes

            e.         April 28, 2008              Regular Session Meeting Minutes

            f.          April 28, 2008              Executive Session Meeting Minutes

            g          May 5, 2008                Regular Session Meeting Minutes

            h.         May 5, 2008                Executive Session Meeting Minutes

           

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA

           

DPW Department Resolutions

a.                   Authorization to  Amend Resolution #2008-130 Relating to Summer Help

in the Department of Public Works

 

            Engineering Department Resolutions

           

b.                  Authorization of Acceptance of Improvements Associated with Fairfield Greens

Subdivision and Authorization to Return Vally National Bank’s Irrevocable Letter of Credit in the Amount of $219,299.40

 

            Fire Prevention Department Resolutions

 

c.                   Authorization of Promotion for Ann Marie Zyla from Part Time Administrative

Assistant to Senior Secretary, Grade 4 in the Office of Fire Prevention Retroactive May 12, 2008

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

 

d.                  A Resolution Authorizing Settlement of Contested Litigation and Execution

Of a Settlement Agreement in the matter of Pio Costa v. Township of Fairfield, et. al.(after discussion in Executive Session)

 

Police Department Resolutions

 

e.         Authorizing the Execution of an Extraordinary Unspecifiable Service

            Agreement by and Between the Township of Fairfield and the New Jersey State

            Association of Chiefs of Police, Inc. for Oral and Written Examinations for

            Promotions of   Police Lieutenants and Police Sergeants

 

f.          Award of Contract to RK Occupational & Environmental Analysis Inc., for a

            Mold Analysis in Fairfield Police Department Building

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

 

g.            Authorizing Hiring Additional Personnel for the Swimming Pool Utility 2008

     Season

h.            Authorizing Hiring Additional Personnel for the 2008 Summer Camp

 

 

Tax Collector Department Resolutions

 

i.          A Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Year 2007 to Calandra

            Development Corp. due to granted State Tax Court Judgment in the

            Amount of $15,780.00

 

 

Finance Department Resolutions

 

            j.          Approving the Township of Fairfield Volunteer Fire Department Certified

                        LOSAP List for the Year 2007

 

           

 

7.         BILLS LIST

 

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

           

            a.         Discussion on “No Parking Zones”-Lawrence Gonnello, Township Engineer

 

9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

            a.         Ordinance #2008-05, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of the

                             Township of Fairfield Regarding Zoning

 

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

 

 11.      ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) June 9, 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 May 19, 2008

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

a.  Litigation-Pio Costa Settlement Agreement

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