TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

NOVEMBER 10, 2008 7:00 P.M.

 

 

 

Mayor Gasparini 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.         FILING VACANCY OF COUNCIL SEAT

 

 

 

2.         RESOLUTION APPOINTING _______________ COUNCILMAN OF TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

 

            OATH OF OFFICE-ADMINISTERED BYMAYOR GASPARINI

 

 

 

3.         PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

 

4.         COMMUNICATIONS

           

Mayor Gasparini                                 Police Department, Library Board,

                                                            Finance Department, Planning Board

Council President Mastrangelo           Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Commission

Councilman LaForgia                         Recreation Department, Fire Dept.

Councilman McGlynn                         Environmental Commission, Dept. of Public Works

 

5.            COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM-

FIRST READING

           

 

6.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

            a.   Ordinance #2008-12, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of

$33,000 for Acquisition of Various Items of Equipment for the Water System for and by the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $31,350 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of the Appropriation

 

b.      Ordinance #2008-13, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of

$90,000 for Acquistion for the Sewer System for and by the Township of Fairfield, in the County of Essex, State of New Jersey and Authorizing the Issuance of $85,500 Bonds or Notes of the Township for Financing Part of  the Appropriation

 

c.       Ordinance #2008-14, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 18 of the

          Code of Township of Fairfield regarding Water

 

d.      Ordinance #2008-15, An Ordinance Amending the Code of the      Township of Fairfield relating to procedures for criminal history background checks of Employees and volunteers of non-profit youth servicing organizations and/or employees and volunteers involved with Township sponsored programs or services for minors

 

                       

            7.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

                       

                        a.         October 20,2 008                    Conference/Regular Meeting Minutes

                        b.         October 20, 2008                    Executive Meeting Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

            8.         MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS

 

Mayor Gasparini makes the following appointments pursuant to NJSA 40:55D-23

 

a).        James GaspariniClass I Mayoral Representative of the Twp. Filling the unexpired term of Richard Mastrangelo as Mayoral Representative term ending 12/31/2008

b).        Appointment of Richard Mastrangelo as a Class III Governing Body Official to fill the unexpired term of James Gasparini term ending 12/31/2008        

 

9.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

                        Police Department Resolutions

a.                   Authorization to Hire Michael Mierzwa as Police Dispatcher for the

Police Department retroactive October 20, 2008

 

Tax Collector’s Department Resolutions

b.                  Resolution to Omit C&C Builders from the 2007 Tax Sale List

c.                   Payment of Interest on State Tax Court Judgments per court order

In the amount of $3,347.50

 

                        Finance Department Resolutions

d.                  Authorization of an insertion of a Chapter 159 into the 2008 Budget-

“2008 Over the Limit Under Arrest Grant” in the amount of $5,000.00

 

                        Department of Public Works Resolutions

e.         Authorization to Hire Seasonal Help to work in the Department of Public Works

 

            Municipal Clerks Resolutions

f.          Approval of Raffle License #2008-13 for St. Thomas More Rosary Society to hold a instant pull tab raffle from 1/1/2009 thru 12/31/2009

g.         Approval of Bingo License #2008-02 for St. Thomas More Rosary Society from 1/1/2009 thru 12/26/2009

 

                        Engineering Department Resolutions

h.            A Resolution Accepting 100ft  of Land Frontage on Colt Street as per Agreement between the Township of Fairfield and Fairfield Greens Subdivision

i.              Award of Professional Service Contract SOR Testing Laboratories, Inc for      Soil inspection services relating to Scott Court 

 

 

10.       BILLS LIST

 

 

 

11.       NEW BUSINESS

                       

                                   

 

12.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                       

 

 

13.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Conference Meeting) November 24, 2008 at 7:00PM

 

15.       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 November 24, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-update

b.         Personnel-council appointment

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

 

16.       ADJOURNMENT