MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

JULY 28, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Mayor Palmieri Calls the Meeting to order and announces the meeting is being broadcast live on Channel 34 and Channel 43.

 

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-PROJECT CHILDREN DAY

                        THOMAS MAGENNIS AND PATRICK MCCARTHY

 

 

3.         BOARD OF HEALTH

                        a.         Activity Reports

 

                        b.         Monthly Reports

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.         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

 

 

5.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCE

 

a.                   Ordinance #2008-07, An Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Appropriation Limits and to Establish a Cap Bank (N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.14)

 

 

6.         MAYORAL APPOINTMENT

a.         Appointment of Michael Hammer as a Member of the Environmental Commission to Fill the Unexpired Term of Brian Baskinger, January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010

 

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

                        Appointment Resolution

 

a.                   Appointment of Brian Baskinger to the Zoning Board of Adjustment as Alternate Member # 4 to fill the Unexpired Term of Jeffrey Farina, term to expire December 31, 2008

 

Engineering Department Resolution

b.                  Authorizing the Return of Road Opening Bond #29765 to Barbara Montelbano, Block 2502  Lot 15 in the amount of $1,000.00

             

Miscellaneous Resolutions

c.         Authorization to Submit the 2009 Municipal Alliance Grant Application

 

Recreation Department Resolutions

                        d.         Authorization to Hire Additional Personnel for the 2008 Swimming Pool Utility

 

 

8.         BILLS LIST

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.         NEW BUSINESS

a.         Essex County Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan (Discussion)-Township Engineer

b.         A Resolution Adopting the Essex County All-Hazard Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan for the Township of Fairfield

                        c.         Fertilizer Application Ordinance (Discussion)-Township Engineer

           

 

10.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

11.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

12.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) August 11, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

 

13.       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 o   pinion 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 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-AFSME 

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

 

14.       ADJOURNMENT