MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 24, 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.         TWO BRIDGES SEWERAGE AUTHORITY-COMMISSIONER NOTTE,

            EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR BONGIOVANNI AND ENGINEER FLETCHER

            PLATT

 

 

4.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

 

a.                   Ordinance #2007-18, AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE THE POSITION OF

MUNICIPAL HOUSING LIAISON FOR THE PURPOSE OF

ADMINISTERING THE TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD’S AFFORDABLE

HOUSING PROGRAM PURSUANT TO THE FAIR HOUSING ACT.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.         August 27, 2007           Special Meeting Minutes

            b.         August 27, 2007           Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            c.         August 27, 2007           2nd Special Meeting Minutes

            d.         August 27, 2007           Regular Meeting Minutes

            e.         August 27, 2007           Executive Meeting Minutes

            f.          September 5, 2007       Special Meeting Minutes

            g.         September 5, 2007       Special Executive Meeting Minutes

           

 

6.         CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

 

Engineering Department Resolutions

a.                   Authorization for Road Resurfacing to be Provided by Schifano

Schifano Construction Corporation

 

Municipal Clerks’ Resolution

b.         Approval of Raffle License 2007-14 to St. Thomas More Rosary Society

            For a Tricky Tray on November 10, 2007

c.         Approval of the ABC Liquor License Renewal July 1, 2007-June 30, 2008

Licensing Period

 

            BRE PRIME PROPERTIES LLC

            t/a Fairfield Wellesley Inn

            8 Two Bridges Road

            Fairfield, New Jersey 07004

            0707-36-024-001

 

Miscellaneous Resolutions

d.           A Resolution of the Township of Fairfield Authorizing the Execution of a

Wildlife Management Agreement with Wildlife Preserves, Inc. for Great

Piece Meadows

e.             A Resolution Authorizing Settlement of Contested Litigation and

Execution of a Settlement Agreement in the matter of Winnicki V. Township of Fairfield, ET. AL.

 

Police Department Resolutions

f.          Appointment of Eugenia Magna as a Police Matron

 

Tax Assessor’s Department Resolutions

g.         Authorization to Amend Resolution #2007-252 Authorizing the Tax

            Assessment on Block 2501, Lot 16 and Authorize the Tax Collector to Issue a Refund of Overpayment

 

 

 

Tax Collectors Department Resolutions

h.         Refund of Overpayment of Taxes for the Year 2004 to FIS Tax Services

            in the Amount of $725.58

 

7.         APPROVAL OF BILL LIST

 

 

8.         NEW BUSINESS

 

 

9.         UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

10.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

11.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference) is October 8, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

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 24, 2007

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

a.      Litigation-Status of Federal litigation Manna et. al vs. Twp

                        of Fairfield/ Status of Police disciplinary matters/

                        Discussion of pending-anticipated litigation/

b.  Personnel- Police Department

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.

 

13.       Adjournment