MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

JULY 23, 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.         COMMUNICATIONS

 

a.         Mayor Palmieri – Police Department, Library Board

b.         Council President Gasparini- Planning Board, Environmental Commission

c.         Councilman Smallheer – Fire Department, Finance Department

            d.         Councilman LaForgia-Recreation Commission, DPW Department

            e.         Councilman Mastrangelo – Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Committee

 

3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.                   October 16, 2006 Conference Meeting Minutes

b.                  October 16, 2006 Executive Meeting Minutes

c.                   October 16, 2006 2nd Conference Meeting Minutes

d.                  October 16, 2006 2nd Executive Meeting Minutes

e.                   November 13, 2006 Conference Meeting Minutes

f.                    November 13, 2006 Executive Meeting Minutes

g.                   December 11, 2006 Conference Meeting Minutes

h.                   January 8, 2007 Conference Meeting Minutes

i.                     January 8, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

j.                    January 8, 2007 2nd Conference Meeting Minutes

k.                  January 8, 2007 2nd Executive Meeting Minutes

l.                     January 8, 2007 3rd Conference Meeting Minutes

m.                 January 22, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes

n.                   January 22, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

o.                  January 22, 2007 2nd Regular Meeting Minutes

p.                  February 7, 2007 Special Meeting Minutes

q.                  February 12, 2007 Conference Meeting Minutes

r.                    February 12, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

s.                   February 24, 2007 Special Budget Meeting Minutes

t.                    February 26, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes

u.                   February 26, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

v.                   March 3, 2007 Special Budget Meeting Minutes

w.                 March 12, 2007 Conference Meeting Minutes

x.                   March 12, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

y.                   March 21, 2007 Special Meeting Minutes

z.                   March 26, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes

aa.               March 26, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

bb.              April 23, 2007 Regular Meeting Minutes

cc.               April 23, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

dd.              July 9, 2007 Conference Meeting Minutes

ee.               July 9, 2007 Executive Meeting Minutes

 

 

4.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING

 

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 RESOLUTIONS

            Tax Collectors Department Resolution

 

a.                   A Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Duplicate Tax Sale Certificates

Pursuant to Chapter 99 of the Public Laws of 1997

b.                  Amendment to Resolution #2007-214 Authorization to Extend the

Payment Date for Third Quarter Taxes to August 20, 2007

 

            Engineering Department Resolution

 

c.                   Authorization to Award Contract for Demolition of Residential

Structures Phase 6-N.J.D.E.P (Blue Acres) Flood Buyout Program

 

Municipal Clerks’ Department Resolutions

 

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

 

TOP JOC INC.                      

T/A Tuscany City Grill                                                 

168 Passaic Avenue                                                    

Fairfield New Jersey 07004                             

                        0707-33-006-007                                           

                                   

e.            Approval of Bingo License #2007-01 to Parents Auxiliary-St. Thomas

More Church

f.             Approval of Coin-Operated Game License to Funtime Junction, Inc.

(June 1, 2007-May 31, 2008)

g.            Approval of Coin-Operated Game License to Lombardi’s Bar & Restaurant

                        (June 1, 2007-May 31, 2008)

           

 

 

Police Department Resolution

 

h.             Accepting the Letter of Resignation from Matthew Zaccagna, Police

Dispatcher effective July 1, 2007

 

Miscellaneous Resolution

 

i.              A Resolution Authorizing the Submission of a Nonbinding Municipal

Referenda to the Electorate of the Township of Fairfield

 

            Recreation Department Resolutions

 

            j.          Authorizing Additional Personnel for the 2007 Summer Camp

                        NAME                         POSITION                              SALARY

                        Nicole Magliaro            Counselor                                 $5.00/hr

            k.         Authorization to Amend Resolution #2007-218 with a Salary Increase

                        and Level Change for David Mecca in the Swimming Utility for the 2007

                        Season.

                       

                                               

6.         BILL LIST

 

 

7.         NEW BUSINESS

 

            a.         Discussion-Changes to Zoning Ordinance-Glenn Plumstead

 

 

8.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

9.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

10.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference) is August 13, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.       MOTION TO ADJOURN 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.                  he public shall be excluded from discussion of any action on the closed Session of the Meeting of the Mayor and Council of July 23, 2007

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

            a.  Litigiation-DEG Update/Manna,Brennan, Voelker Federal

     Case Update/Winnicki Appeal Update/Mt. Laurel-

      Municipal Housing Liasion/Brennan Mediation/Manna

      disciplinary matter

b.  Personnel-hiring of police dispatchers

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

 

 

12.       Adjournment