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Montclair Township

2012-12-27

Second Draft
COUNCIL MEETING – DECEMBER 27, 2012

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

9:00 A.M. DISCUSSION
Agenda Review

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 December 11 and 18, 2012. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT.

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 ORDINANCE
A. Ordinance amending Montclair Code, Chapter 3 – Administration of Government – establishing a Parking Utility Department. Introduced and passed first reading December 4, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O-12-70)

B. Ordinance amending Montclair Code, Chapter 44 – Officers and Employees – establishing the position of Parking Enforcement Officer. Introduced and passed first reading December 4, 2012

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O-12-71)

C. 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. Introduced and passed first reading December 11, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O_12_073)

D. Ordinance amending Salary Ordinance OPEIU – Add Senior Meter Collector and Parking Enforcement Officer. Introduced and passed first reading December 11, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O_12_074)

E. Ordinance amending Salary Ordinance CWA – adding Supervisor Parking Enforcement Officer. Introduced and passed first reading December 11, 2012.

Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance
OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE (O_12_075)

NEW BUSINESS
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 authorizing transfer of funds (R_12_244)
  2. Resolution authorizing adoption of 2013 temporary budget (R_12_245)
  3. Resolution providing formal cancellation of Tax Sale Premiums held more than 5 years (R_12_246)
  4. Township approval of emergency appropriation due to the Hurricane Sandy storm Emergency (R_12_247)
  5. Resolution appointing auditor (R_12_248)
  6. Resolution making appointments to Facilities Task Force (R_12_249)
  7. Resolution authorizing cancellation of tax balances (R_12_250)
  8. Resolution transferring funds to snow removal trust fund (R_12_251)
  9. Resolution authorizing appointment to the Education Advisory Committee (R_12_252)
  10. Resolution approving Redevelopment Agreement with Kensington Urban Renewal LLC (R_12_253)
  11. Resolution waiving real estate taxes on newly acquired Township property located at 50 Pine Street, Unit 3-22 (R_12_254)
  12. Resolution authorizing appointment to Environmental Commission (R_12_255)
  13. Resolution awarding contract for dredging and wall construction at Edgemont Pond (R_12_256)
  14. Resolution authorizing emergency contracts to Downes Tree Service for the hurricane Sandy Storm emergency (R_12_257)
  15. Resolution authorizing the lease and subsequent sale of Township garage site known as Block 1404, Lot 18 (R_12_58)
  16. Bill Resolution

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL
TOWNSHIP MANAGER
TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY
TOWNSHIP CLERK