TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

MAYOR AND COUNCIL CONFERENCE MEETING AGENDA

DECEMBER 8, 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.                  PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

 

2.         PRESENTATION TO ROCCO PALMIERI FOR SERVICE TO THE TOWNSHIP OF FAIRFIELD

 

 

3.            PRESENTATION FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE PASSAIC

            RIVER CLEAN-UP

Essex County Executive- Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

Essex County Director of Public Works-Phil LaVecchi

Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission-Robert DeVita

Morris County Mosquito Extermination Commission- William Karlick

                                                                                        Chris McMorland

            Township of Fairfield-Louis Batta and Michael deMontaigne

 

4.         PRESENTATION FROM AMERICAN RED CROSS

            Ray Sherperd-CEO, American Red Cross of Northern New Jersey

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.         COMMUNICATIONS

                        Mayor Gasparini                                 Police Department, Library Board,

                                                           

Council President Mastrangelo           Municipal Alliance Committee, Pool Commission, Planning Board

Councilman LaForgia                         Recreation Department, Fire Dept

Councilman McGlynn                         Environmental Commission, Dept. of Public Works

Councilman Connington                     Finance Department

 

6.        COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM- SECOND HEARING

                        a.         Authorizing the Submission of the 2009 Community Development

                                    Block Grant Program Application”

 

7.         INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

            a.         Resolution to Amend 2008 Capital Budget

 

b.                  Ordinance #2008-17, 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

 

c.                   Ordinance #2008-18, Bond Ordinance Providing an Appropriation of $90,000 for Acquisition 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

 

d.                  Ordinance #2008-19, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 45 of the Code of the Township of Fairfield Regarding Affordable Housing Development Fees

 

            8.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

                       

                        a.         November 24, 2008                Regular Meeting Minutes

                        b.         November 24, 2008                Executive Meeting Minutes

 

            9.         CONSENT AGENDA

Miscellaneous Resolutions

a.                   Governing Body Certificate of the 2007 Annual Audit

b.                  A Resolution Accepting and Approving a Contract Between the Township of Fairfield and Associated Humane Societies

c.                   A Resolution Granting Permission to AboveNet Communications, Inc.

To install Telecommunications Facilities along, under and over the public right-of-way

 

Tax Collector’s Department Resolutions

d.                  Payment of Senior Citizen Deduction to Raymond Gillies in the amount o $250.00

e.                   Credit of 2007 Tax Overpayment to Fourth Quarter 2008 and First Quarter 2009 Per State Tax Court Judgment in the amount of $119,665.00

 

                        Finance Department Resolutions

            f.          Authorizing 2008 Appropriation Transfers N.J.S.A. 40A:4-58

           

 

            Municipal Clerk’s Department Resolutions

g.         Approval to Amend Resolution #2008-269 for a Coin-Operated Games’License from G Monster, LLC (Monster Golf) to NickNack, LLC

 

10.       BILLS LIST

 

 

11.       NEW BUSINESS

                       

                       

12.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                       

 

13.       PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION

 

 

14.       ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING DATE

 

Next Mayor and Council meeting (Regular Meeting) December 29, 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 December 8, 2008

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

a.         Litigation-update

b.         Personnel-Public Works, Board appointments

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

 

 

 

 

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