MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

DECEMBER 3, 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.         FAIRFIELD FALCON FOOTBALL “B” TEAM AND CHEERLEADERS-CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

 

            FOOTBALL PLAYERS

 

            Jonathan Agolia                        Matt Arrowood                        Kyle Betley

            Nick Carnovale                        Joe Cirillo                     Greg Contaldi

            Chris Costa                              Mark Dignazio              Matt Dignazio

            Joe Egan                                  John Filipow                 Billy Galese

            Jake Hrinuk                              Christian Innarella         Arion Kalici

            Roberto Locasio                       Sean Lunney                 Angelo Margiolas

            Dominic Magliaro                     Luke Magliaro              Bobby McGuire

            James Panzarino                       Mike Panzarino            Jason Russo

            Joe Scaglia                               Divarro Wathika           Johnny Zapparrata

 

            HEAD COACH-Chris Cirillo

            ASSISTANT COACH-Bruce Carnovale, Greg Contaldi, James Panzarino, Bob Scaglia

                                                  Bob Zapparata

                                                            CHEERLEADERS

 

            Taylor Albanese                       Nicole Cielo                 Katelin D’Allegro        

Alyssa DePasaquale                 Nicole Doud                 Deanna Esposito          

Vanessa Gemm                        Lisa Hagel                    Sofia Hernandez

            Gianna Intile                             Erin Keegan                 Alyssa Linfante

            Gabrielle Lombardi                   Alexis Marootian          Alyssa Menendez

            Rebecca Neugold                     Monica Onorata           Gabriella Palmiere

            Sophia Polifonte                       Desiree Russo              Demi Russo     

            Tayler Schauer                         Kristina Soriano            Gina Stagnitto  

            Carissa Stelter                          Jaynie Tumminio           Alison Van Schaik

            Alisha Veliu                              Casey Waldron                        Christina Wan  

 

 

HEAD COACH- Angela Menendez

ASSISTANT COACH-Tina Albanese, Mary Skawinski, Denise Van Schaik, Missy Veliu

 

3.         COMMUNICATIONS

 

a.         Mayor Palmieri – Police Department, Library Board, West Essex Board of Education Meeting Update

b.         Council President Gasparini- Planning Board, Environmental Commission

c.         Councilman Smallheer – Fire Department, Finance Department

            d.         Councilman La Forgia-Recreation Commission, DPW Department

            e.         Councilman Mastrangelo – Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Committee

 

4.         COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM-SECOND PUBLIC HEARING

           

a.         Authorizing the Submission of the 2008 Community Development Block

                        Grant Program Application

 

5.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

 

a.                   Ordinance #2007-24, An Ordinance Amending Chapter VII of the Code

Of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Health Regulations

 

b.         Ordinance #2007-25, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 4-18.18 of the

            Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Towing and Storage Charges

 

6.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            a.         October 2, 2007          Special Meeting Minutes

            b.         October 2, 2007          Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            c.         October 8, 2007          Conference Meeting Minutes

            d.         October 8, 2007          Executive Meeting Minutes

            e.         October 22, 2007        Special Meeting Minutes

            f.          October 22, 2007        Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            g.         October 22, 2007        Regular Meeting Minutes

            h.         October 22,2007         Executive Meeting Minutes

            i.          October 29, 2007        Special Meeting Minutes

            j.          October 29, 2007        Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            k.         November 19, 2007     Special Meeting Minutes

            l.          November 19, 2007     Special Executive Meeting Minutes

            m.        November 26, 2007     Regular Meeting Minutes

            n.         November 26, 2007     Executive Meeting Minutes

 

7.         CALENDAR OF MEETING DATES FOR MAYOR AND COUNCIL

            MEETINGS OF 2008-DISCUSSION

           

a.         January 1, 2008 Reorganization Meeting-

            b.         Board of Health Meeting Dates, February, June, October

            c.         Regular and Conference Meeting Dates and Times

 

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

 

            DPW Department Resolutions

 

            a.         Authorization of Contract Union Increase and Promotion of Scott DeBlassis, Senior Repairman, Grade 3 to Principal Repairman, Grade 1 in the Department of Public Works

 

            Engineering Department Resolutions

 

b.         Authorization of Escrow Balances

PLANNING BOARD APPLICATION

Appl.#3-2002                          Integrity Builders, LLC

Seely Street & Colt Street        489 South Riverview Drive      

Block 2404,  Lot 12.01            Totowa, NJ 07512

Engineering Inspection

Escrow Account #29551         RELEASE BALANCE OF    $1,765.18 +  interest

 

                                                BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT APPLICATION

 

Appl.#2005-18                        All Creatures Realty, LLC

7 Sherwood Lane                     c/o Silas Ashmore

Block 2302, Lot 12.01 7          Sherwood Lane

                                                                        Fairfield, NJ 07004

Escrow Account #29726         RELEASE BALANCE OF    $4.91

 

Appl.#2005-20                        Christopher Taussi

343 Hollywood Avenue            343 Hollywood Avenue

Block 3701, Lot 5                    Fairfield, NJ 07004

Escrow Account #29730         RELEASE BALANCE OF    $10.50

Appl.#2006-7                          Adesumola Olagbegi

46 Riveredge Drive                   979 Valley Street

Block 3007, Lot 2                    Union, NJ 07088

Escrow Account #29768         RELEASE BALANCE OF    $7.85

 

Appl.#WSP 3-98                     Bruschetta Ristorante

292 Passaic Avenue                 Michael Frodella

Block 2801, Lot 2                    277 Heather Lane

                                                                        Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417

Escrow Account #21533         RELEASE BALANCE OF    $421.00

 

Municipal Clerks’ Resolutions

           

c.         Approval to Issue a Towing License to Camp Auto of Wayne for the year

2008

d.         Approval to Issue a Towing License to Criger Service Inc. of Fairfield for

the year 2008

e.         Approval to Issue a Towing License to Approval to Issue a Towing

License to Mountain View Auto/Lesdan Corporation of Wayne for the year 2008

 

Police Department Resolutions

 

            f.          Accepting the Letter of Retirement from Carol Lynn Centonze, Police Chief

                        effective January 1, 2008

            g.         A Resolution Promoting Police Lieutenant Charles Voelker to the Rank

                        Of Police Chief of Police effective January 1, 2008

            h.         A Resolution Promoting Police Lieutenant Steven Gutkin to the Rank

                        Of Deputy Chief of Police effective January 1, 2008

            i.          Authorization to Hire Michael Coletta as Police Dispatcher for the Police

                        Dispatcher effective December 17, 2007

j.              A Resolution in Support of the “Over the Limit/Under Arrest” DWI Enforcement

Campaign from December 7, 2007 to January 2, 2008

           

Tax Collector Department Resolutions

 

            k.         Payment of Senior Citizen Deduction to Anthony Naso in the amount of $250.00

            l.          Payment of Veteran’s Deduction for the Year 2007 to Frank V. Fernicola in the

                        Amount of $250.00

 

            Miscellaneous Resolutions

 

            m.        A Resolution Approving the Appointment to Provide Professional Services in

Connection with a Police Internal Affairs Investigation (After discussion in Executive Session)

 

9.         NEW BUSINESS

 

 

10.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

 

 

11.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

12.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular) is December 17, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.

 

13.       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

December 3, 2007

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

Litigation-Update on Federal Litigation

Personnel-Hiring of Investigator

Contracts-Police Chief and Deputy Chief

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.

 

14.       ADJOURNMENT.