MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

MAY 21, 2007 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 15, 2006.

 

1.         PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

2.         COMMUNICATIONS

 

a.         Mayor Palmieri – Police Department, Library Board

b.         Council President Gasparini- Planning Board, Environmental Commission

c.         Councilman Smallheer – Fire Department, Finance Department

            e.         Councilman LaForgia-Recreation Commission, DPW Department

            f.          Councilman Mastrangelo – Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Committee

 

3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.         September 25, 2006  Regular Meeting Minutes

            b.         September 25, 2006  Executive Meeting Minutes

            c.         September 25, 2006   2nd Regular Meeting Minutes

            d.         October 30, 2006       Regular Meeting Minutes

            e.         October 30, 2006       Executive Meeting Minutes

            f.          October 30, 2006       2nd Regular Meeting Minutes

            g.         October 30, 2006       2nd Executive Meeting Minutes

h.         November 27, 2006   Regular Meeting Minutes

            i.          November 27, 2006   Executive Meeting Minutes

            j.          December   5, 2006   Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            k.         December   5, 2006   Special Regular Meeting Minutes

            l.          December 18, 2006   Regular Meeting Minutes

            m.        December 18, 2006   Executive Meeting Minutes

            n.         December 18, 2006   2nd Regular Meeting Minutes

            k.         January 1, 2007           Reorganization Meeting Minutes

4.         CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

            Tax Collector’s Resolutions

 

a.                   Authorization to Issue Estimated Tax Bills

 

            DPW Department Resolutions

 

b.                  Authorization to Hire the following people as Seasonal Help to work

In the Department of Public Works

Returning Employees

            Mark Picardo               $9.50/hr                       Water               Starts 5/18/07

            Carl McNamara           $9.00/hr                       Water               Starts 5/18/07

 

            New Employees

            Kevin Picardo              $8.50/hr                       Roads              Starts 5/18/07

            Mike Brody                  $8.50/hr                       Parks               Starts 5/18/07

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

Work in the Department of Public Works

           

            Police Department Resolutions

 

d.                  Amending Resolution #2007-99 Accepting the Letter of Retirement from Deputy Chief James High effective July 1, 2007

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

 

e.         Ratification of Award of Contract to Marching Bands for Independence Day Celebration for 2007

f.          Awarding of contract for Fireworks Display to Pyro Engineering, Inc. for 4th of July display

g.         Awarding of contract for Fireworks Display to Pyro Engineering, Inc. for Town day display

 

 

Engineering Department Resolutions

 

h.         Authorization to Hire Michael Pirog as a Summer Intern to Work in the

            Engineering Department effective June 1, 2007

 

 

 

Municipal Clerks’ Department Resolutions

 

i.          Approval of Raffle License #2007-09, PTO Lincoln Park Middle School for 50/50 On Premise Raffle

j.          Amendment to Bingo License #2006-01, Parents Auxiliary-St. Thomas More Church

k.         Amendment to Bingo License #2006-03, Rosary Altar Society-St. Thomas More Church

 

Appointment Resolution

 

l.                     Appointment of William Galese to Football Sub Committee to Fill the

Unexpired Term of Richard Trovato, January 1, 2006 to December 31, 2007

 

Miscellaneous Resolution

 

m.        A Resolution Authorizing the Filing of Opposition to Application to the

            Department of Transportation for a Permanent Helistop License

           

5.         BILL LIST

 

6.         NEW BUSINESS

 

7          UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

8.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

9.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference) is June 11, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

 

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 May 21, 2007

2.                  The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed in (Mayor reviews items on executive session agenda)

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.

 

11.       Adjournment