Council Meeting Agenda for 12-5-17

COUNCIL CONFERENCE MEETING
December 5, 2017

7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS

Announcement This is a Conference meeting of the  Council of the Township of Montclair and 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.

OPEN SESSION
SUNSHINE NOTICE
ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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

PRESENTATION
Community Development Block Grants

NEW BUSINESS

RESOLUTIONS

A. Resolution determining the form and other details of the note relating to the Interim Financing Trust Loan Program of the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust, to be issued in the principal amount of up to $2,600,000 (R_17-270)

B. Bill Resolution

DISCUSSION/DECEMBER 19, 2017 AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Resolution re-appointing Joseph C. Angelo, Esq. to the position of Assistant Township Attorney for 2018.
  2. Resolution re-appointing Joseph C. Angelo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Prosecutor
  3. Resolution re-appointing Peter D. Russo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Public Defender for year 2018.
  4. Resolution for 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 2018.
  5. Resolution authorizing execution of a professional services contract with Hendricks Appraisal Company for appraisal services and testimony in connection with real estate tax appeals for the year 2018
  6. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2018
  7. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with McManimon, Scotland, & Baumann as bond counsel for the Township of Montclair for the year 2018
  8. 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 2018
  9. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement Jason Santarcangelo, Esq. as special counsel for abandoned and vacant property matters for year 2018
  10. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Feinstein, Raiss, Kelin & Booker as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2018
  11. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Benecke Economics as a financial consultant for the Township of Montclair for year 2018
  12. Resolution adopting community garden guidelines
  13. Resolution authorizing payment of advances to officers and employees towards their expenses for authorized official travel pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:5-16.1
  14. Resolution appointing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) representatives
  15. Resolution authorizing 2018 CDBG applications
  16. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $3,080.00 on the property located at 309 Upper Mountain Avenue, Montclair, N.J. known on the Township Tax Map as Block 603, Lot 41
  17. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $555.00 on the property located at 58 Madison Avenue, Montclair, N.J. known on the Township Tax Map as Block 4004, Lot 5
  18. Resolution providing for the cancellation of premium
  19. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management & Consulting (IMAC) for year 2018
  20. Resolution referring the proposed nomination of 398 Upper Mountain Avenue as a historic landmark to the planning board for a report and recommendation in accordance with the historic preservation ordinance
  21. Ordinance amending Montclair Center Gateway Redevelopment Plan – Phase 1
  22. Resolution to cancel outstanding checks on the books of the Township of Montclair
  23. Resolution to approve temporary budget appropriation for debt service due prior to the adoption of of either the temporary or permanent budget.
  24. Resolution urging congress, as federal income tax reform advances, to protect the deductibility of state and local taxes.
  25. Bill Resolution

TOWNSHIP CLERK
EXECUTIVE SESSION