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.
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
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
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
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
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
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