TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

AUGUST 25, 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.         CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT TO 2008 JUNIOR BASEBALL LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

 

            Nicholas Baskinger                   Kyle Betley                  Joseph Cuozzo

            Frank Cusano                           John Filipow                 Jake Hrinuk

            Angelo Margiolas                     Joseph Marques           Niko Nasisi

            Jason Russo                             Matthew Tiritilli Anthony Tornatore

 

                        Coaches:  Anthony Tornatore, Brian Cusano

     Brian Baskinger, Janet Filipow

 

 

 

           

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.         DRINKING WATER UPDATE

 

 

5.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

a.         Ordinance #2008-10,   Bond Ordinance for Providing an Appropriation of

$500,000.00 for Various Capital Improvements and Purposes for and by the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $475,000.00 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of the Appropriation.

 

 

6.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING OF ORDINANCES

a.         Ordinance #2008-08, Ordinance #2008-08, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 14 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Fire Prevention

 

b.         Ordinance #2008-09, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 21 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Streams, Watercourses, Catch Basins, Street Stormwater Sewer Inlet and Drainage Ditches to Include Fertilizer Applications

 

 

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

Governing Body Appointments

a.         Appointment of Lois Hammer to the Municipal Alliance Committee for a two year term beginning 8/25/08 ending 12/31/09

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

b.         A Resolution for renewal of membership in the Suburban Essex

            Municipal Joint Insurance Fund effective January 1, 2009

c.             A Resolution Renewing an Agreement between the Township of Fairfield and

     City Connection regarding the Township’s Website for a period of one year.

d.         A Resolution Renewing an Agreement between the Township of Fairfield

and Wildlife Preserves, Inc regarding Wildlife Management for Great Piece Meadows

 

Municipal Clerk’s Resolutions

e.         Approval to Renew a Coin-Operated License to Lombardi’s Bar

            & Restaurant, LLC license period ending 5/31/09

f.                    Approval of Raffle License #2008-10 to Fairfield Unico for a 50/50 Off

Raffle on October 31, 2008

 

Engineering Department Resolutions

g.        A Resolution Rejecting Bids for the Reconstruction of Meadow Court

 

Fire Prevention Department Resolutions

h.        Authorization to Hire Dennis Koch as Part-Time Fire Inspector in the

                       Office of Fire Prevention effective September 2, 2008

i.               Ratifying the Hiring of Anne Marie Zyla as Senior Secretary, Grade 4 

                        in the Office of Fire Prevention effective August 26, 2008

 

            Recreation Department Resolutions

            j.          Authorization to Hire Anthony Leone for the 2008 Swimming

                        Pool Utility effective August 14, 2008

           

            Police Department Resolutions       

            k.         Appointment of Probationary Police Officer Ralph J. Casedino to

                        Permanent Police Officer effective August 25, 2008

l.               Appointment of Probationary Police Officer Thomas E. Myers to

Permanent Police Officer effective August 25, 2008

m.          Appointment of Probationary Police Officer Gerald Veneziano to

Permanent Police Officer effective August 25, 2008

n.            Appointment of Probationary Police Officer Christopher M. Hlubik

To Permanent Police Officer

o.            A Resolution Supporting the Over Limit Under Arrest Campaign

 

Tax Collector Resolutions

p.         Refund of Homestead Rebate to Carmella Zincone in the amount of $155.90

 

8.         BILLS LIST  

           

 

9.         NEW BUSINESS

            a.         Discussion on installation of a guide rail at the intersection of

                        Horseneck Road and Plymouth Street

           

10.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                       

 

11.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

12.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) September 8, 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

            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 August 25, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-update on litigation matters

b.         Personnel-Police Department Interviews

c.         Contracts-

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