MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 10, 2007 7:00 P.M.

 

Mayor Palmieri 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

            e.         Councilman LaForgia-Recreation Commission, DPW Department

            f.          Councilman Mastrangelo – Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Committee

 

3.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

a.                   May 7, 2007                Executive Meeting Minutes

b.                  May 21, 2007              Executive Meeting Minutes

c.                   June 4, 2007                            Special Meeting Minutes

d.                  June 4, 2007                Executive Meeting Minutes

e.                   June 11, 2007             Conference Meeting Minutes

f.                    June 11, 2007             Executive Meeting Minutes

g.         June 14, 2007              Special Meeting Minutes

h.         June 14, 2007              Special Executive Meeting Minutes

i.          June 14, 2007              2nd Special Meeting Minutes

j.          June 25, 2007              Executive Meeting Minutes

k.         July 5, 2007                 Special Meeting Minutes

l.          July 5, 2007                 Special Executive Meeting Minutes

m.        July 5, 2007                 2nd Special Meeting Minutes

n..        July 23, 2007               Regular Meeting Minutes

o.         July 23, 2007               Executive Meeting Minutes

p.         July 31, 2007               Special Meeting Minutes

q.         July 31, 2007               Special Executive Meeting Minutes

r.          July 31, 2007               2nd Special Meeting Minutes

s.          August 20, 2007           Special Meeting Minutes

t.          August 20, 2007           Special Executive Meeting Minutes

u.         August 20, 2007           2nd Special Meeting Minutes

 

 

4.         2nd READING OF ORDINANCE

 

a.                   Ordinance #2007-17, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of

The Township of Fairfield Regarding Zoning

 

5.         CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

           

Engineering Department Resolutions

 

a.             Authorization to Return Water Service Application Fee to Antoinette

Adornetto, 434 Horseneck Road, Block 5302, Lot 2 in the amount of $720.00

 

            Finance Department Resolutions

 

b.           Emergency Appropriations for Additional Legal Services and Cost-other

           expense-contractual in the amount of $40,000.00

c.        Emergency Appropriations for Additional Legal Services and Cost-other

           expense-miscellaneous in the amount of $80,000.00

 

Fire Department Resolutions

 

d.            Granting Approval of Township Fire Department Member Application

to James Artale

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

 

e.             A Resolution Endorsing the “Green Acres, Farmland, Blue Acres, and

Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2007”

 

Municipal Clerk Resolutions

 

f.              Approval of Limousine License for AA Best Limos d/b/a Americas Best

      Limousines for (15 cars), from 9/10/07 to 12/31/07

g.         Approval of Raffle License #2007-12 to Just Cheer All Stars for an Off-

                        Premise 50/50 Raffle

 

 

 

Police Department Resolutions

 

h.         A Resolution Approving a Professional Services Contract By and Between

            the Township of Fairfield and __________________

i.          A Resolution Appointing Joseph D’Archo as Hearing Officer for

            Police Disciplinary Matter

j.              Authorization to Lease/Purchase Two (2) Crown Victoria Police Cars and

One (1) Chevy Tahoe

 

Tax Assessors Resolutions

 

k.         A Resolution Authorizing the Tax Assessor to Adjust the Tax Assessment

On 24 Pier Lane West, Block 2501, Lot 16 in the amount of $31.35

 

 

Tax Collector’s Resolutions

 

l.               Transfer of Money from Block 1402, Lots 2.01 and 2.02 to Block 1402,

Lot 2 Due to a Reverse Subdivision in the amount of $68,714.10

m.           Correction of Assessed Values on Block 3601.01, Lot 14 and Block 3601,

Lot 14

 

 

 

6.         NEW BUSINESS

 

 

 

7.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

8.         PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

9.         ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular) is September 24, 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 September 10, 2007

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

Litigation-Present status on Manna,Voelker, Brennan et.al vs.

    Twp of Fairfield, Present status of potential litigation

Personnel- Status of disciplinary matters

Contract-Consideration on hiring for professional services

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