MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

JULY 9, 2007 7:00 P.M.

 

Council President Gasparini 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.         PROCLAMATION-PROJECT CHILDREN DAY

            JOHN PAUL MCCULLOUGH AND THOMAS MAGENNIS

 

 

 

3.         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

 

 

 

4.         AMENDMENT TO THE 2007 BUDGET

 

a.                   Resolution to Amend the 2007 Capital Budget

 

 

 

 

 

5.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES

 

a.                   Ordinance #2007-14, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of

$37,000 for Various Local Improvements and Purposes Consisting of Curb Improvements for and by the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey, Directing a Special Assessment of the Cost Thereof in

the Amount of $37,000 and Authorizing the Issuance of $35,150 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of the Cost Thereof

 

b.                  Ordinance #2007-15, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of

$740,000 for Various Capital Improvements and Purposes for and by the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $703,000 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of the Appropriation

 

c.                   Ordinance #2007-16, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of

$36,000 for Acquisition of Various Items of Equipment for the Water System for and By the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $34,200 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of the Appropriation

 

 

5.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

Engineering Department Resolution

a.         Return of Driveway Completion Bond #29819 to Ipsy-Pipsy, LLC, 243

            Horseneck Road, Block 5501, Lot 5.01 in the amount of $5,000.00 plus

            interest

 

            Tax Collector Department Resolution

 

b.                  Authorization to Extend the Payment Date for Third Quarter Taxes to

August 13, 2007

 

            Municipal Clerk Department Resolution

 

c.         Approval of the ABC Liquor Licenses’ Renewal July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008 Licensing Period

 

Velvet Restaurant & Lounge Inc           BRE/PRIME PROPERTIES LLC                    17 Gloria Lane                         T/A Fairfield Prime Hotels & Suites

Fairfield New Jersey 07004                  690 Route 46 East

0707-33-002-004                                Fairfield, New Jersey 07004    

                                                            0707-36-023-001

           

 

Recreation Department Resolutions           

 

d.                  Authorizing Additional Personnel for the 2007 Summer Camp

                        NAME                                     POSITION                   SALARY        

                        Lindsey George                         Counselor                     $5.25/hr                                                Jamie George                         Counselor                     $6.75/hr           

Deena Giandolfo                       Counselor                     $5.50/hr                                    Jessie Sargese                           Counselor                     $5.00/hr                                    Kristina Lucin                           Counselor                        $5.00/hr                       

Suzelle Vazquez                        Counselor                     $5.00/hr                                    Ashley Martins                          Counselor                     $5.00/hr                       

Kara Desmet                            Counselor                     $5.00/hr                       

Lindsey Cortiana                       Counselor                     $5.00/hr                                    Aileen Casmono                        Counselor                     $5.00/hr                                    Gabrielle Tornatore                    Counselor                        $5.00/hr

 

e.                   Authorization for Salary Increase to Kathryn Scalera and Chris Scarmozzino,

Supervisors of the 2007 Summer Camp

                                   

f.                    Authorization to Hire Additional Personnel for the Swimming Pool

Utility for the 2007 Season

NAME                                     POSITION                  SALARY

                        Ryan Funsch                             Gate Guard                  $5.00/hr

                        Dave Mecca                             Lifeguard                      $6.00/hr

                        Paul Mecca                              Lifeguard                      $6.00/hr

                        Sinan Ozyemisci                       Lifeguard                      $5.00/hr

                        Jenan Matari                             Gate Guard                  $5.00/hr

 

Department of Public Works Resolution

 

            g.         Authorization to Promote Jeffrey Graves, Principal Equipment Operator

                        to the position of Water/Sewer Foreman, Grade 1, effective July 9, 2007

 

6.         NEW BUSINESS

 

 

7.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

8.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

9.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference) is July 23, 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 July 9, 2007

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

a. Litigation-Brennan mediation, Manna et. al. vs.

    Township of Fairfield Federal Case, DEG vs. Township

    of Fairfield, Winnicki Appeal,     

            b. Personnel-Brennan Mediation

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