Council Meeting Agenda 12-17-19

COUNCIL MEETING

December 17, 2019

7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Announcement

This is a regular meeting of the Council of the Township of Montclair and is being broadcast live on Channel 34 and is streaming live on the MontclairTV34 YouTube channel; it is available on demand and can and will be re-broadcast.

OPEN SESSION
SUNSHINE NOTICE
ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC COMMENT

All speakers must complete the sign-in sheet before addressing the Council

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to us the minutes of October 29, 2019, November 4, 2019, and November 18, 2019. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT

PENDING ORDINANCE/SECOND READING

A. Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapter 327-16 Parking Prohibited At All Times (O19-038) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?  OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-038)

CONSENT AGENDA

Below items with asterisks have been placed on the Consent Agenda by the Township Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items, unless requested by a Council Member.

RESOLUTIONS

*1. Resolution appointing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) representatives (R-19-213)

*2. Resolution to cancel old grant receivables and/or grant reserve appropriation balances (R-19-214)

*3. Resolution to approve temporary budget appropriation for debt service due prior to the adoption of either the temporary or permanent budget pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-19 (R-19-215)

*4. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with O’Connor Davies LLP for municipal audit services for the period ending December 31, 2019 (R-19-216)

*5. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Benecke Economics as a financial consultant for the Township of Montclair for year 2020 (R-19-217)

*6. Resolution re-appointing Ira B. Karasick, Esq. to the position of Township Attorney for year 2020 (R-19-218)

*7. Resolution re-appointing Peter D. Russo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Public Defender for year 2020 (R-19-219)

*8. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Genova Burns as labor and employment counsel and special litigation counsel for the Township of Montclair for the year 2020 (R-19-220)

*9. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Smith Maran Architecture and Interiors, LLC for professional services in connection with redevelopment for year 2020 (R-19-221)

*10. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management & Consulting (IMAC) for insurance brokerage and consultancy services for year 2020 (R-19-222)

*11. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management & Consulting (IMAC) for risk management consulting services for year 2020 (R-19-223)

*12. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti as conflict counsel and special litigation counsel for the Township of Montclair for the year 2020 (R-19-224)

*13. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Eric M. Bernstein and Associates, LLC as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2020 (R-19-225)

*14. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with DiFrancesco, Bateman, Kunzman, Davis, Lehrer & Flaum, P.C. as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2020 (R-19-226)

*15. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Jason Santarcangelo, Esq. as special counsel for abandoned and vacant property matters for year 2020 (R-19-227)

*16. Resolution awarding contract extension for on-demand property maintenance services for the Township of Montclair through Bid # 17-21 (R-19-228)

*17. Resolution authorizing refund of developer’s escrow account balances (R-19-229)

*18. Resolution authorizing the change of the Petty Cash Fund Custodian for the Department of Community Services (R-19-230)

*19. Resolution authorizing the change in the monetary amount of the Petty Cash Fund for the Department of Community Services (R-19-231)

*20. Resolution to cancel outstanding checks on the books of the Township of Montclair (R-19-232)

*21. Resolution authorizing the execution of the fourth-year option of the contract with Meadowlink/EZ Ride for operation of the Township of Montclair’s senior bus services (R-19-233)

*22. Resolution authorizing an application to the Complete Streets Technical Assistance Program (R-19-234)

*23. Resolution authorizing purchase contracts with certain approved County and State cooperative council contract vendors pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-10 (R-19-235)

*24. Resolution authorizing the purchase of one (1) 2019/2020 Case, Model 580SN, backhoe through the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract for the Department of Utilities (R-19-236)

*25. Resolution awarding contract for purchase, delivery and start-up services for one (1) adsorption system for use with granular activated carbon at Lorraine (R-19-237)

*26. Resolution authorizing the purchase of one (1) 2019/2020 Vactor, 850 Series, Front Reel Ramjet 2000 Gallons Sewer Jetter with International Chassis through the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract for The Department of Utilities (R-19-238)

*27. Resolution authorizing the award of a contract to CDW Government, LLC under State Contract NVP #AR233 (14-19) for the renewal of the Cisco SMARTnet Support Service Plan for the Township’s Cisco Unified Communications (“UC”) Voice-over IP (“VoIP”) telephone system for a period of five years (R-19-239)

*28. Resolution appointing members to the Board of School Estimate for the 2020 budget year (R-19-240)

*29. WITHDRAWN

*30. Resolution establishing meeting dates of the governing body for the calendar year 2020 (R-19-241)

31. Resolution authorizing and approving a Redevelopment Agreement with 65 Church Street Urban Renewal, LLC to implement a Redevelopment Plan for a portion of the Hahne’s Redevelopment Plan for a portion of the Hahne’s Redevelopment Area (R-19-242)

32. Resolution authorizing the renewal of membership in the Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund for a period of (3) years beginning January 1, 2020 and authorizing the execution of the Indemnity and Trust Agreement signifying membership in the Fund (R-19-243)

33. Resolution designating the Montclair Ambulance Unit (MAU) as a quasi-municipal group for a period beginning January 1, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2022 and requesting that MAU be named as additional insured on the Township’s coverage documents with the Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund (R-19-244)

34. Resolution authorizing 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Applications (R-19-245)

35. Resolution authorizing the cancellation of premiums (R-19-246)

36. Resolution authorizing transfer of funds in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:4-58 (R-19-247)

37. Resolution authorizing additional funds be paid to Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland Perretti, LLP (R-19-248)

38. Bill List

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Resolution R-19-249 authorizing executive session without the public being permitted to attend in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(b) (Subjects: Personnel and Contract Negotiation)

ADJOURNMENT