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Montclair Township

2012-08-21

COUNCIL MEETING – AUGUST 21, 2012

SECOND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

7:15 P.M. DISCUSSION
Agenda Review

EXECUTIVE SESSION

8:00 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS

OPEN SESSION
SUNSHINE NOTICE
ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Announcement This meeting is being broadcast live on Channel 34 and is streaming live at http://Montclair.peg.tv; it is available on demand and can and will be re-broadcast.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
There have been presented to us the minutes of July 17 and 23 and August 7, 2012. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT.

SUPPLEMENTAL DEBT STATEMENT
Clerk reports filing of Supplemental Debt Statement
(The net debt of the local unit after giving effect to obligations about to be authorized is $79,143,490.05)
Net debt expressed as a percentage of such equalized valuation basis is 1.116%)

PROCLAMATIONS
Proclamation in memoriam Constance B. Arnott
Proclamation in memoriam Gloria Clark

PUBLIC COMMENT
The meeting is now open to the public. If there is anyone present who wishes to address the Council on any matter of Township interest or importance we will be glad to hear from him or her at this time. The Council welcomes public comment at its meetings. However, because of the constraints of time and in fairness to all members of the public, the Council asks that you please limit your comments to three minutes, in order to allow everyone an opportunity to be heard. Anyone authorized by an organization or group to speak on their behalf will be allowed to do so for an additional three minutes. Please remember to sign your name and address on the sheet provided by the podium.

COUNCIL COMMITTEE REPORTS

PENDING ORDINANCES

A. Ordinance dissolving the Montclair Parking Authority. Introduced and passed first reading July 17, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O_12_050) No action to be taken until receipt of LFB approval.

B. Ordinance authorizing transfers of PILOT agreement from Lincoln Montclair Urban Renewal LLC to CLPF Montclair Urban Renewal LLC. Introduced and passed first reading July 17, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O_12_051)

NEW BUSINESS
ORDINANCES

C. Introduction of Ordinance refunding pension bonds (O_12_052)

RESOLUTIONS

  1. Resolution to enter into a contract with Richard Grubb and Associates, Inc. to prepare a Historic Nomination Report and Preservation Services for the Watchung Historic Business district (R_12_140) TABLED 7-17-12. MOTION TO REMOVE FROM TABLE

Consent Agenda
All items listed with an asterisk have been placed on the Consent Agenda by the Township Council at a previous Conference Meeting and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items.

  1. Resolution cancelling water and sewer charges for 17 Talbot Street (R_12_152) *
  2. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation – NJS 40A:4-87 (R_12_153) *
  3. Resolution authorizing submission of an application for the Montclair Municipal Alliance Grant for 2013 (R_12_154) *
  4. Resolution supporting the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2012 Statewide Crackdown Campaign (R_12_155) *
  5. Resolution authorizing grant application and execution of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for Glenridge Avenue Streetscape Improvements Between Cloverhill Place and Pine Street (R_12_156) *
  6. Resolution authorizing execution of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for School Travel Safety Enforcement Conduct (Safe Routes to School) (R_12_157) *
  7. Resolution authorizing execution of a grant agreement with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for School/Community Encouragement Program (Safe Routes to School) (R_12_158) *
  8. Resolution authorizing application to the Local Finance Board for dissolution of the Montclair Parking Authority (R_12_159) *

Regular Agenda
RESOLUTIONS

  1. Resolution supporting the State House Commission pre-application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program for Nishuane Well (R_12_160)
  2. Resolution authorizing change order re: South Park Street (R_12_161)
  3. Resolution authorizing person-to-person and place-to-place transfer of liquor license (R_12_162)
  4. Resolution authorizing revision of 2011 assessment for property at 52 Oakwood Avenue, Block 1809, Lot 25 (R_12_163)
  5. Resolution awarding contract for the purchase of two (2) assembled 2013 truck chassis with rear loading garbage packer body and snow plow (R_12_164)
  6. Resolution rejecting bids for dredging and wall construction at Edgemont Pond (R_12_165
  7. Resolution to terminate all participation under the State Health Benefits Program and School Employees’ Health Program (R_12_166)
  8. Resolution authorizing grant application and execution of a grant agreement with New Jersey Department of Transportation for Valley Road street lighting between Walnut Street and Chestnut Street (R_12_167)
  9. Bill Resolution

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL
TOWNSHIP MANAGER
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY
TOWNSHIP CLERK