Council Meeting Agenda for 12-19-17

COUNCIL MEETING
December 19, 2017
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 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

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
There have been presented to us the minutes of November 28, 2017 and December 5, 2017. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT

PENDING ORDINANCES/SECOND READING

  1. Salary Ordinance for the Police Benevolent Association Local 53 for years 2015 through 2018. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-039)
  2. Salary Ordinance for Superior Officers Association Local 53A for years 2016 through year 2019. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-040)
  3. Salary Ordinance for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 2296, Council 52 for year 2017 through year 2019. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-041)
  4. Salary Ordinance for the Office of Professional Employee’s International Union, Local 32 for year 2016 through year 2018. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-042)
  5. Ordinance Amending Montclair Code Chapter 74 Alcoholic Beverages. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-043)
  6. Salary Ordinance for the Montclair Fire Superior Officers Association Local 20A for year 2015 through year 2020. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-044)
  7. Salary Ordinance for the Fireman’s Mutual Benevolent Association Local 20 for year 2015 through year 2020. Introduced and passed first reading November 28, 2017. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O_17-045)

NEW BUSINESS
ORDINANCES

  1. Ordinance amending Montclair Center Gateway Redevelopment Plan–Phase 1 (O_17-046)

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 re-appointing Joseph C. Angelo, Esq. to the position of Assistant Township Attorney for year 2018 (R_17_272)
  2. * Resolution re-appointing Joseph C. Angelo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Prosecutor for year 2018 (R_17_273)
  3. * Resolution re-appointing Peter D. Russo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Public Defender for year 2018 (R_17_274)
  4. * 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 2018 (R_17_275)
  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 (R_17_276)
  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 (R_17_277)
  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 (R_17_278)
  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 (R_17_279)
  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 (R_17_280)
  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 (R_17_281)
  11. * Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Benecke Economics as a finance al consultant for the Township of Montclair for year 2018 (R_17_282)
  12. * Resolution adopting community garden guidelines (R_17_283)
  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 (R_17_284)
  14. * Resolution appointing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) representatives (R_17_285)
  15. * Resolution authorizing 2018 CDBG applications (R_17_286)
  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 (R_17_287)
  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 (R_17_288)
  18. * Resolution providing for the cancellation of premium (R_17_289)
  19. * Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management & Consulting (IMAC) for year 2018 (R_17_290)
  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 (R_17_291)
  21. * Resolution to cancel outstanding checks on the books of the Township of Montclair (R_17_292)
  22. * Resolution to approve temporary budget appropriation for debt service due prior to the adoption of either the temporary or permanent budget (R_17_293)
  23. Resolution authorizing the transfer of funds pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-58 (R_17_294)
  24. Resolution authorizing transfer of funds from appropriation reserves accounts into snow removal trust fund (R_17_295)
  25. Resolution increasing the reserve for accumulated absences (R_17_296)
  26. Resolution awarding contract for 2017 sanitary sewer collection system rehabilitation - Bid #17-11 (R_17_297)
  27. Bill Resolution

TOWNSHIP CLERK

TOWNSHIP ATTORNEY

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Personnel
Contract Negotiation