Council Meeting Agenda 06-23-20

June 23, 2020

7:00 P.M.

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.


Sunshine Statement
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call


In an effort to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing practices, this June 23 Township Council meeting, and further meetings until the pandemic is over, will only be available to the public remotely. Comments from the public during this public comment session will also be conducted remotely.

Those who wish to participate now during public comment should dial in to 425-535-9484. Participants will be put in a queue. The administrator will notify callers when it is their turn to speak by saying the last two digits of their phone numbers which will be displayed on our system. For example, a caller with the phone number 973-444-5555 will hear the administrator say "number 5-5 it is your turn to speak”. The caller will then hear the word "UNMUTE" and will be offered the opportunity to make his or her comment.


There have been presented to the Council the minutes of May 19, 2020. Are there any corrections or additions? Motion to adopt.


Proclamation for Lora Urbanelli


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.


  1. Resolution R-20-098: Resolution authorizing the Tax Collector to process third quarter estimated tax bills due August 1, 2020
  2. Resolution R-20-099: Resolution amending Resolution R-20-090 approving the participation with the State of New Jersey Federal Grant Program administered by the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety
  3. Resolution R-20-100: Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Neglia Engineering Associates for municipal engineering services
  4. Resolution R-20-101: Resolution authorizing grant application submission and execution of a grant contract with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the South Park Street and Church Street Improvement Project
  5. Resolution R-20-102: Resolution accepting maintenance responsibility for crosswalk to be installed at Elm Street at Lincoln Street
  6. Resolution R-20-103: Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Gannett Fleming
  7. Resolution R-20-104: Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Suburban Engineering
  8. Resolution R-20-105: Resolution awarding contract to Fire & Safety Services for apparatus maintenance and repair services for the period
  9. Bill List Resolution