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2012-12-11

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COUNCIL MEETING – DECEMBER 11, 2012

SECOND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

7:15 P.M. DISCUSSION
Agenda Review

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 November 8, 20, & 27 for approval (& maybe Dec 4). Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT.

SUPPLEMENTAL DEBT STATEMENT
Clerk reports filing of Supplemental Debt Statement

PROCLAMATION
Congratulating High school football team varsity and JV

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.

PENDING ORDINANCE
A. Ordinance to amend Chapter 347 of the Township Code – Historic Preservation Ordinance. Introduced and passed first reading October 16, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
(N.B. Awaiting Planning Board approval at 12-10-12 meeting) OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O-12-58)

B. Ordinance to amend Ordinance adopting Montclair Center Gateway Redevelopment Plan – Phase. Introduced and passed first reading October 16, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance
(N.B. Awaiting Planning Board approval at 12-10-12 meeting) OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O-12-62)

NEW BUSINESS
ORDINANCES

  1. Ordinance for Stop Signs on Chestnut Street at Forest Street (O_12_072)
  2. Introduce bond ordinance providing for various capital improvements of the Township, appropriating the aggregate of $577,500 and authorizing issuance of $548,625 bonds or notes of the Township to finance part of the cost hereof (O_12_073)
  3. Ordinance amending Salary Ordinance OPEIU – Add Senior Collector Water Meters (O_12_074)
  4. Ordinance amending Salary Ordinance CWA – adding Supervisor Parking Enforcement Officer (O_12_075)

RESOLUTIONS
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 awarding contract for Phase 1 of Montclair Sign Program (Transit Village grant) (R_12_217) *
  2. Resolution awarding contract for AutoCAD Support Services (R_12_218) *
  3. Resolution authorizing the acquisition of a Tait brand duplexer repeater system through the Morris County Cooperative Pricing system (R_12_219) *
  4. Resolution authorizing the purchase of 24 VHF Mobile Spen radios for the purpose of federal narrowband compliance under New Jersey State contract, Montclair Police Department (R_12_220) *
  5. Resolution renewing contract for 2013 annual tree removal contract (R_12_221) *
  6. Resolution authorizing emergency contracts due to hurricane Sandy (R_12_222) *
  7. Resolution authorizing execution of contract for agreement with First Mountain Arboriculture LLC for arborist consulting services (R_12_223) *
  8. Resolution authorizing the hanging of a holiday display over Bloomfield Avenue (R_12_224) *
  9. Resolution authorizing appointments to the Library Board (R_12_225) *
  10. Resolution authorizing a reappointment to the Traffic/Parking Advisory Committee (R_12_226) *
  11. Resolution authorizing a reappointment to the Public Transportation Advisory Committee (R_12_227) *
  12. Resolution authorizing a reappointment and appointments to the Environmental Commission (R_12_228) *
  13. Resolution authorizing appointments to the Planning Board (R_12_229) *
  14. Resolution authorizing reappointment to the Housing Commission (R_12_230) *
  15. Resolution authorizing appointments to the Economic Development Advisory Board (R_12_231) *
  16. Resolution accepting debt service model (R_12_232) *
  17. Resolution authorizing the second payment of a two year lease of four (4) 2012 Dodge Charger Police Vehicles through the Cranford Police Department Cooperative Pricing System (R_12_233)
  18. Resolution authorizing the acquisition for first payment of a two year lease of four (4) 2013 Dodge charger Police vehicles through the Cranford Police Department Cooperative Pricing (R_12_234)
  19. Resolution authorizing appointments to Capital Finance Advisory Committee (R_12_235)
  20. Resolution authorizing appointment to the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee (R_12_236)
  21. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation NJS 40A:4-87 $200,000 transit village program (R_12_237)
  22. Bill Resolution

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