MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 22, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Council President Mastrangelo 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          SWEARING IN OFFICERS-POLICE CHIEF VOELKER

 

 

3.         RECOGNITION  OF LOCAL BUSINESS CONTRIBUTIONS

 

 

 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.         DISCUSSION OF VAN HOUSE-Ron Karl, DPW Director

 

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA

           

            Engineering Department Resolutions

a.             Return of Road Opening Bond to #53682 Jairo Botero, 12 Cleary Place, Block

3002, Lot 21 in the amount of $500.00

b.         Authorization to Solicit Bids for “Reconstruction of Oakland Terrace”

c.         Award of Contract for Reconstruction of Meadow Court to Crossroad Construction, Corp in the amount of $111,671.50

d.         A Resolution to Execute a Developers Agreement with Innovative Building and Development Co., LLC relating to Scott Court Homeowners Association, Inc.

           

            Finance Department Resolutions

e.             Authorization to Hire Gordon Stelter as a Consultant for the Finance 

            Department

 

Police Department Resolutions

f.          Appointment of Skylar Cauceglia as Probationary Police Officer of the Township of Fairfield at a salary of $41,168.00 effective September 26, 2008

g.         Appointment of Steven Ptaszynski as Probationary Police Officer of the

            Township of Fairfield at a salary of $41,168.00 effective September 26, 2008

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

h.             Authorizing the Execution of Amending the Lease Agreement for the Second

Extension of the Lease dated May 21, 1995 with Goodrich Fairfield Associates, LLC.

i.               Re-Appointing E. Romeo Longo, Tax Assessor of the Township of Fairfield

for a four year term to expire June 30, 2011

 

            Tax Collector Resolutions

            j.          Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Years 2006 and 2007 due to Granted

                        State Tax Court Appeal to BRE Prime Properties, LLC in the amount of

                        $314,054.00

 

 

7.         BILLS LIST

 

 

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

            a.         Road Striping

 

 

9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 11.      ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) October 13, 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 September 22, 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-  

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