MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 8, 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.         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

 

           

3.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

a.  Ordinance #2008-11, Refunding Bond Ordinance Providing Payment  ofamounts owing to others for taxes levied in and by the Township of Fairifeld, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey, appropriating $400,000 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $400,000 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing the Cost thereof

           

4.         2ND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING

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

$500,000 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 $475,000 Bonds or Notes of the Township of Financing Part of Appropriation

 

 

5.         DISCUSSION ON ORDINNACE AMENDMENTS- L Gonnello

IMPLEMENTION OF NON-STRUCTURAL STORMWATER MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

 

 

6.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

                       

                        a.         June 23, 2008                          Executive Session Minutes

                        c.         July 14, 2008                           Executive Session Minutes

                                               

                       

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

Department of Public Works

a.                   Authorization to Promote Mark Barone, Senior Mechanic, Grade 1 to the

position of Senior Mechanic. Grade 2 with a Contract Union Increase of $1,000.00

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

a.                   A Resolution Adopting an “Indoor Air Quality Program” within the

Municipal Building of the Township of Fairfield

b.                  A Resolution Adopting a “Written Hazard Communication Program” for the Municipal and Public Works Building within the Township of Fairfield

c.                   A Resolution to Amend an Existing Agreement Between the Township of Fairfield and the Essex County Improvement Authority

d.                  Award of Professional Service Contract to Burgis Associates, Inc. for

Preparation of Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) Unit Monitoring Forms                        

e.                   A Resolution Modifying Resolution #2008-73 and Resolution #2008-115 regarding Professional Legal Services

f.                    A Resolution of the Township of Fairfield Authorizing the Application for

Refunding Bond Ordinance to be Filed with the Local Finance Board Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:2-51

 

 

            Municipal Clerk Resolution

g.                   Approval of Raffle License #2008-11 to Fairfield Unico for a

Merchandise Raffle to beheld on December 18, 2008

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

                        a.         Update on Drinking Water

 

 

            9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                       

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

11.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) September 22, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

 

12.       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 11, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-update on litigation matters

b.         Personnel-Finance Department, Police Department

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

13.       ADJOURNMENT