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January 5, 2004

 

7:30 P.M.

 

Reorganization Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown,

15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey 07726. 

 

1.            Meeting Called to Order

 

            2.         Oath of Office

           

                        Tom Reynolds            Mayor               4 Year Term

                        Rudolph Rucker         Council              3 Year Term

                        Anna Palmieri             Council              3 Year Term

 

            3.         Roll Call  

 

4.            Statement of Compliance with Sunshine Law

 

5.            Moment of Silence and Salute to the Flag.

 

6.            Open Public Portion/Limited to Agenda Items Only Limited

to Five (5) Minutes per citizen to be determined at Borough Council's discretion.

Any and all situations regarding Borough personnel, when names are implied or

mentioned, are to be brought to the full attention of the Council through an

appointment and subsequent disclosure through the Personnel Committee.

                

7.            Reorganization Resolutions:

 

                                A.  Nominations for Council President

                               

                                B.  Mayor's Appointments

 

                                       Council Committee Appointments

                       

                              Unified Planning/Zoning Board

                              Class II     Official    Richard Hogan          1 Year Term 12/31/04

                              Class IV    Public     John Yonus               4 Year Term 12/31/07

                              Alternate No. 1       Cindy Robilotti           2 Year Term 12/31/05

                       

                        C.  Resolution Number 2004-01            Designating Meeting Dates

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-02            Designating Official Newspapers

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-03            Establishing Council Salaries

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-04            Committee Assignments

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-05            Designating Depositories

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-06            Prompt Payment of Taxes & Interest Rates

 

                              Resolution Number 2004-07            Municipal Appointment

     

Resolution Number 2004-08            Appointment of Borough Engineer

                                    

Resolution Number 2004-09           Appointment of Attorney

 

Resolution Number 2004-10          Appointment of Bond Counsel

 

Resolution Number 2004-11          Appointment of Prosecutor

 

Resolution Number 2004-12          Appointment of Cross-Acceptance

                                                        Representative and Alternate

 

Resolution Number 2004-13          Appointment of Local Compliance

Officer And Affirmative Action

                             

Resolution Number 2004-14          Appointment of Recycling Coordinator

 

Resolution Number 2004-15          Authorizing Filing of Recycling Tonnage Grant

 

Resolution Number 2004-16          Appointment CD Citizens Representative

 

Resolution Number 2004-17          Appointment of Co-Prosecutor

 

Resolution Number 2004-18          Appointment Historical Committee

                                   

Resolution Number 2004-19          Appointment Class III Member Unified

                                                        Planning/Zoning Board   

                           

Resolution Number 2004-20          Appointment of Recreation Committee

 

Resolution Number 2004-21          Appointment of Borough Auditor

 

Resolution Number 2004-22          Authorizing Interlocal Agreement With

                                                        Various Municipalities to Provide Animal

                                                        Control Services

 

Resolution Number 2004-23          Fire Official Fines Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-24          Sanitary Landfill Trust Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-25          Elevator Inspection Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-26          Builders Contribution Trust Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-27          Inspection Trust Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-28          Performance Bond Trust Fund  

 

Resolution Number 2004-29          Review Escrow Trust Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-30          Landfill Escrow Trust Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-31          Englishtown Special Events Fund

 

Resolution Number 2004-32          2004 Temporary Operating Budget

 

      Resolution Number 2004-33          Debt Service Budget

 

      Resolution Number 2004-34          Payment of Borough Bills (Payroll of 12/24/03 only)

 

8.      Public Portion

Limited to Five (5) Minutes per citizen to be determined at Borough Council’s discretion.  Any and all situations regarding Borough Personnel, when names are implied or mentioned, are to be brought to the full attention of the Council through an appointment and subsequent disclosure through the Personnel Committee.

        

9.      Adjournment

 

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Reynolds at 7:30 P.M.

 

Roll Call:  Present:  C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                Absent:  None

 

Also present were Julie Martin, Municipal Clerk, Theresa Feinberg, Deputy Municipal Clerk, and John O. Bennett, Borough Attorney.

 

Oath of Office

 

Mayor Reynolds administered the Oath to Council Members Rudolph Rucker and Anna Palmieri.

 

Julie Martin stated Mayor Reynolds was administered the Oath of Office earlier in the day.

 

Mayor Reynolds stated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10 4-6 notification of this meeting has been (1) Published in the Asbury Park Press and Home News and the News Transcript the Official Newspapers of the Borough, (2) Posted to the Public at Borough Hall, (3) Copy has been filed with the Municipal Clerk, (4) Copy of this agenda and the Sunshine Statement has been filed with the Mayor and Council. Thus this meeting tonight is deemed in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act.

 

There was a moment of silence and salute to the flag.

 

Open Public Portion/Limited to Agenda Items Only

 

Mayor Reynolds opened the floor to the public limited to tonight’s agenda items.

 

There being no questions or comments, a motion to close the public portion was offered by C/Soden, seconded by C/Simon.  Passed unanimously.

 

Nominations for Council President

 

The Council President serves as a Deputy Mayor and has all the powers and duties of the Mayor.

 

Mayor Reynolds requested nominations for Council President at which time Harry Soden was nominated by C/D’Agostino and seconded by C/Simon.  There were no further nominations.  A motion to appoint Harry Soden as Council President was passed on the following roll call:

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:    C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                Nayes:  None

              Abstain:  C/Soden

               Absent:  None

 

Mayor Reynolds congratulated Council President Harry Soden.

 

 Mayor’s Appointments

 

Public Safety:                      C/Soden, Chairperson; C/Simon, Co-Chairperson

 

Public Utilities:                     C/D’Agostino, Chairperson; C/Soden, Co-Chairperson

 

Public Health, Welfare

And Public Events:               C/Palmieri, Chairperson; C/Rucker, Co-Chairperson

 

Administration, Finance

And Personnel:                    C/Gallagher, Chairperson; C/D’Agostino, Co-Chairperson

 

Legislative, Insurance

And Licenses:                      C/Simon, Chairperson; C/Palmieri, Co-Chairperson

 

Public Buildings

And Grounds:                      C/Rucker Chairperson; C/Gallagher, Co-Chairperson

 

Mayor Reynolds advised the following appointments for the Unified Planning and Zoning Board:

 

Class II Official             Richard Hogan          1 Year Term 12/31/04

Class IV Public             John Yonus               4 Year Term 12/31/07

Alternate No. 1            Cindy Robilotti           2 Year Term 12/31/05

 

Resolutions 2004-01 through 2004-18 were done under Consent Agenda.

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-01

 

Designating Meeting Dates

 

Be It Resolved by the Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the following meetings will be held in the Englishtown Municipal Building, 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey for the year 2004:

 

                        January  5, 14, 28                 July 14, 28

                        February  11, 25                  August 11, 25

                        March  10, 24                      September  8, 22

                        April  14, 28                        October  13, 27

                        May  12, 26                         November 10, 22

                        June  9, 23                           December  13

           

             Be It Further Resolved that the above meetings will be called to order at 7:30 P.M.

 

            That a copy of this Resolution will be posted by the Clerk on the public bulletin board in the Municipal office and maintained there throughout the year; and

 

            That a copy of this Resolution be kept on file for the public's inspection with the Borough Clerk; and

 

            That a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Newspapers designated by the Governing Body as the newspapers to receive said notices.

 

Offered By:              C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:          C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:       C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:      None

               Absent:     None

              Abstain:     None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-02

 

Designating Official Newspapers

 

            Be It Resolved By the Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the Asbury Park Press and the Home News official newspapers of the Borough of Englishtown for the year 2004.

 

Be It Further Resolved that the News Transcript also be notified of any Borough meetings or events in an attempt to inform our residents of Borough activities, though the title of the official newspaper will not apply to this weekly publication.

 

Offered By               C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:           C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:        C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:       None

               Absent:      None

              Abstain:      None

  

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-03

 

Establishing Council Salaries

 

Whereas, The Mayor And Council wishes to maintain a high level of attendance by members of the Governing Body at Council meetings; and

 

Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown has been assigned certain responsibilities upon their swearing into office; and

 

Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown receive certain compensation, for fulfilling their obligations.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor And Council of the Borough of Englishtown that any member of the Governing Body that misses four (4) meetings semi-annually without being excused by the majority of council shall have twenty-five percent (25%) of their semi-annual salary withheld; and

 

Be It Further Resolved that in the event that any such member misses two (2) additional meetings semi-annually without being excused by the majority of council they shall have an additional fifty percent (50%) of their salary withheld.

 

Be It Further Resolved as provided for under the Municipal Vacancy Law, that any member of the Governing Body failing to attend and participate in any meeting of the body for a period of eight (8) consecutive weeks, without being excused from attendance by a majority of the member body, shall subject him/her to vacancy.

 

Offered By:            C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:        C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:     C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:    None

               Absent:   None

              Abstain:   None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-04

 

Committee Assignments

 

Whereas, the business and affairs of the Borough of Englishtown may properly be classified and divided into six groups:

 

1.      Administration, Finance and Personnel Committee

 

2.      Public Safety Committee

 

3.      Public Buildings and Grounds Committee

 

4.      Public Utilities Committee

 

5.      Legislative, Insurance and Licenses Committee

 

6.      Public Health, Welfare and Public Events Committee

 

Be it further resolved, that the standing committees are appointed to expedite and facilitate the work of Council, but only within statutory limits as the entire Council is held responsible for any or all of its acts performed within the scope of authority.

 

Administration, Finance and Personnel

 

            Be it further resolved, that the administration, finance and personnel committee shall have primary responsibility for the following described activities and matters:

 

            1.    The examination, review, and approval of all vouchers prior to their               

             submission to the Council for authority to pay same.

 

2.   The administration, practices, procedures, and records as established

by Council of the following:

 

                   a.  The administrator/clerk and his/her office

                   b.  The treasurer and his/her clerk

                   c.  The tax collector and his/her office

                   d.  The water and sewer clerk and his/her office

                   e.  The court administrator and his/her office

 

3.  The coordination of departmental budgets, the preparation of  budgetary figures relative to the activities above-mentioned.  The final preparation, explanation, and continuing supervision of the entire municipal budget.

 

4.  The maintenance, review, and revision of the Borough cost system and balance of appropriations.

 

5.  Primary responsibility for the recruitment and recommendation of personnel for position within the Borough Municipal Government and review of Borough personnel policy manual as needed.

  

6.  The review of maintenance, inventory, and security procedures for equipment for equipment and

records of the Borough Offices.

 

7.  It shall also serve as the liaison between the Council and the Municipal Auditor, and with any other body or organization on fiscal matters.

 

Public Safety

 

Be it further resolved the administration, practices, procedures, and records as established by Council of the following:

 

1.   Supervision and direction of police department.

 

2.   Highway and street traffic and all parking matters.

 

3.  Investigation and inspection of persons and premises prior to granting licenses, as directed by Council.

 

4.  Inform proper committee chairperson of all hazardous, unsafe and unhealthy conditions in the Borough.

 

5.  The review of maintenance, inventory, and security procedures.

 

6.  Shall coordinate emergency management plan for the Borough.

 

7.  Shall act as liaison to the fire and first aid units serving the Borough of Englishtown.

 

8.  It shall also serve as liaison between Council and other forms of law and public safety organizations.

 

Public Buildings and Grounds

 

Be it further resolved, the administration, practices, procedures, and records as established by Council of the following:

 

1.  Maintenance and use of all municipal owned building and equipment used to maintain same.

 

2.  Control inventory of all Borough equipment and supplies relevant to maintenance of Borough property.

 

3.  Maintenance of Borough fire alarm system (with recommendation of public safety committee).

 

4.  Park maintenance.

 

5.  Maintenance and cleaning of public grounds, roads, streets, curbs, and gutters of snow and litter, and cutting of grass and weeds and litter removal.

 

6.  Erection of signs and street painting as designated by Council.

 

7.  Maintenance, cleaning and improvements of off street parking areas.

 

8. Street and road construction and improvements.

 

9.  Proper maintenance, inventory, and security of department equipment.

 

10.  Primary supervision of Borough maintenance personnel.

 

11.  It shall also serve as the liaison between the Council and State and County highway department, except in traffic matters which are under the jurisdiction of public safety committee.

  

Public Utilities

 

Be It Further Resolved, that there shall be assigned to the public utilities and services committee the following described activities:

 

1.      The administration, practices, procedures, and records established by

Council of the following:

 

a.            Water Department

            b.            Sewer Department              

c.            Garbage, refuse, and recycling activities

 

2.  It shall also serve as the liaison between Council and the various utility organizations operating within the Borough, such as electric, telephone, transportation, natural gas and cable TV.

 

Legislative, Insurance, and Licenses

 

            Be It Further Resolved, that there shall be assigned to the legislative, insurance and licenses committee the following described activities:

 

1.  The examination, review and investigation of any and all legislation effecting the Borough and to make recommendations to Council and act as a liaison between Council and the State Legislature, County Freeholders, and the Federal Government.

 

2.  The examination, review and approval of all licenses prior to submission to Council.

 

3.  The review, revision, and all other matters pertaining to any insurance coverage of the Borough.

 

Be It Further Resolved, that there shall be assigned to the public health, welfare and public events committee the following described activities:

 

1.  The administration, practices, procedures and records as established by Council of the following:

 

            a.  Code enforcement officer in matters related to health

b.  Animal control activities

 

2.  It shall also serve as liaison between the Council and the Board of Health and other organizations or agencies concerned with public health and/or welfare.

 

3.  Responsible for scheduling and organization of public events, recreation and public park usage.

 

Be It Further Resolved, that the entire membership of this Borough Council shall be constituted as an auditing committee and audit all vouchers for payment of money and that all vouchers much be submitted to the chairperson of the Committee for which the said voucher has been rendered for his/her approval or disapproval before coming to full Council for payment.

 

Be It Further Resolved, that all purchase orders in the amount of $50.00 or more be signed by the appropriate Chairperson, prior to processing.

 

Be It Further Resolved, the committees shall meet when requested by the Chairperson, Mayor, or at request of Council, and that all members thereof shall participate actively in the committee deliberations, performance of duties and the formulation of its recommendation to Council.

 

Be It Further Resolved, the Chairperson of each standing committee shall prepare a report for the Mayor and Council at the first meeting of each month on principal activities and achievements of his/her committee.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

               

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-05

 

Designating Depositories

 

Whereas, under the New Jersey statutes, the Governing Body shall by Resolution designate the depository or depositories wherein all public monies and other funds of the Municipality shall be kept; and

 

Whereas, all public officials charged with the custody of such funds shall thereafter deposit such funds only in the depository or depositories approved by the State of New Jersey under the Governmental Unit Deposit Protection Act (GUDPA); and

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, that any and all New Jersey banks that have Governmental Unit Deposit Protection Act approval are hereby approved and designated as depositories for all Borough funds, including State of New Jersey Cash Management Fund.

 

Offered By:             C/Soden

 

Seconded By:          C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:       C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:      None

               Absent:     None

              Abstain:     None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-06

 

Prompt Payment of Taxes And Interest Rates

 

Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown deem it desirable to encourage prompt payment of all taxes and assessments, in order to permit sound fiscal planning; and

 

Whereas, Real Estate Taxes are payable on February 1st, May 1st, August 1st and November 1st of each year, and other statements assessing said charges; and

 

Whereas, N.J.S.A. 54:67 provides for the fixing rates of interest on delinquent taxes; and

  

Whereas, N.J.S.A. 54:67 has been amended to allow for additional penalty of six percent (6%) to be collected against a delinquency in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) on properties that fail to pay the delinquency prior to the end of the calendar year.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that all taxes and assessments are and shall be due on the date stated and, if not paid by said date same shall become delinquent.

 

Be It Further Resolved, that the rate of interest to be charged for non-payment of taxes or assessments on or before the date when the same would be come delinquent is eight percent (8%) per annum provided, however, no interest shall be charged if payment is made within ten (10) days after the date upon which the same became payable, and the interest for non-payment of taxes in excess of $1,500.00 shall be eighteen percent (18%); and, if a delinquency is in excess of ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) and remains in arrears beyond December 31st of the tax year an additional penalty of six percent (6%) shall be charged against the delinquency.

 

Be It Further Resolved that a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Collector of Taxes of the Borough of Englishtown.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

           

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:          C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:         None

               Absent:        None

              Abstain:        None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-07

 

Municipal Appointment

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the following appointments are hereby confirmed for the year 2004:

 

        Official Assessment Search Officer                         Julie Martin

 

        ADA Coordinator                                                  Julie Martin

 

        Deputy Municipal Clerk                                         Theresa Feinberg

 

        Court Administrator                                               Patricia Wojnas

 

        Deputy Court Administrator                                   Daniella Trancho

        Clerk Typist/Court                                                 Rhoda Overgard                                             

        Water/Sewer Clerk                                                Regina Frangipane

 

        Clerk Typist/Administration                                    Lynn Tillman

                                                                                                            

        Planning Board Secretary                                       Heather Dettra

 

        Assistant Comptroller                                             Janet Halasz

                                   

        Water/Sewer Superintendent                                  James Mastrokalos

 

        Borough Physician                                                  Dr. Kenneth Faistl

 

        Public Defender                                                      Leonard Fellen

 

        Public Works Manager                                           Richard Guffanti

 

        Full-Time Public Works Employee                          Kurt Knapp

                                                                                      Robert Rosche-Ebbe

                                                                                      Wayne Krawiec                                              

 

        Clean Communities Representative                         Julie Martin

 

        Official Office Volunteer                                         Catherine Williams

 

        Construction Secretary                                           Bette Lasker

 

        Director of Code Enforcement                                Richard Hogan

        Construction Official

        Fire Sub Code Official

 

        Building Sub-Code Inspector                                  John Marini

        Housing Inspector

 

        Plumbing Inspector                                                 Eugene Ferry

 

        Electrical Inspector                                                 Victor Timpanaro

 

        Fire Official/Inspector                                             Edward M. Miller III

        Code Enforcement Officer                                      Edward M. Miller III

 

        Asst. Fire Inspector                                                Ralph Kirkland

        Asst. Code Enforcement Officer

        Zoning Officer

 

Be It Further Resolved that said appointments shall be in accordance with any existing laws or policies regulating said office.

 

Be It Further Resolved that the salary for each employee shall be at the rate as set forth by the salary Ordinance as adopted by the Governing Body.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon,

                                    C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-08

 

Appointment of Borough Engineer

   

Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of an Engineer to perform Engineering Services as may be required by Council; and

 

             Whereas, The Local Public Contract Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-Et Seq) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of an Engineer, for "Professional Service" without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

 

Whereas, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.  Thomas Herits, P.E., P.P., P.L.S. firm of Maser Consulting be appointed as the Borough Engineer for the Borough of Englishtown for a term of one year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2.  The said party appointed above during the term of their appointment shall provide such Engineering Services as may be required by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law and shall submit vouchers for payment in a timely manner as well as project outlines, cost estimates and any other relevant material prior to submitting a work proposal to Borough Council.

 

3.  The Borough Clerk shall cause notice of the passage of this Resolution of Appointment to be published in the official newspapers of the Borough of

Englishtown in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law.

  

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-09

 

Appointment of Attorney

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of an Attorney to advise the Council of legal matters; and

 

Whereas, the Local Public Contract Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-et seq.) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of an Attorney for "Professional Services" without competitive bids must be publicly advertised:

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.  John O. Bennett III of Dilworth Paxson LLP be appointed as the Borough Attorney for the term of one year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2. The said party be appointed above during the term of their appointment shall provide such legal services as may be approved by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law.

 

3.  The Borough Clerk shall cause notice of the passage of this Resolution of Appointment to be published in the official newspapers of the Borough of Englishtown in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law.

 

Offered By:                C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:            C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:         C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:       None

               Absent:      None

              Abstain:      None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-10

 

Appointment of Bond Counsel

 

Whereas, The Council of The Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of a Bond Counsel to advise the council of legal matter; and

 

Whereas, the Local Public Contract (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-et Seq.) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of a Bond Counsel for "Professional Services" without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Council of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.   Dilworth Paxson LLP be appointed as the Borough Bond Counsel for the term of one year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2.   The said party appointed above during the term of their appointment shall provide such legal services as may be approved by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law.

 

3.   The Borough Clerk shall cause notice of the passage of this Resolution of Appointment to be published in the official newspapers of the Borough of Englishtown in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-11

 

Appointment of Prosecutor

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of a Prosecutor for the Municipal Court; and

 

 Whereas, the Local Public Contract Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-et seq.) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of a Prosecutor for "Professional Services" without competitive bids must be publicly advertised:

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.  Scott Basen is appointed Prosecutor for the Municipal Court of the Borough Of Englishtown for a term of one (1) year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2.  The said party be appointed above during the term of their appointment shall provide such legal services as may be required by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law.

 

3.   That notice of this appointment Resolution, certified to be true copy by the Clerk shall be published in an official newspaper of the Borough as required by law, within ten (10) days of the adoption, and forwarded to the appointee and the Borough's Chief Financial Officer.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

                       

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-12

 

Appointment of Cross-Acceptance

Representative and Alternate

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the following named person is hereby appointed as Cross Acceptance representative for The Borough of Englishtown

 

                                                    Representative-James Dorn

Alternate-Thomas Herits                 

 

Be It Further Resolved that said person shall serve in the capacities indicated effective immediately and terminating December 31, 2004; and

 

Be It Further Resolved that James Dorn and Thomas Herits shall serve without benefit or remuneration.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

                               

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-13

 

Appointment of Local Compliance Officer

And Affirmative Action

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown that Julie Martin is hereby appointed as Local Compliance Officer and Affirmative Action Officer for the Borough of Englishtown for the year 2004; and

 

Be It Further Resolved that a copy of this Resolution be sent to the Affirmative Action Office of the State of New Jersey.

 

Offered By:                 C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:             C/D’Agostino

                       

Roll Call: Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:         None

               Absent:        None

              Abstain:        None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-14

 

Appointment of Recycling Coordinator

 

Whereas, there is a need for the position of Recycling Coordinator in the Borough of Englishtown; and

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.      That Richard Guffanti is hereby appointed as Recycling Coordinator of the Borough of Englishtown shall be effective this date through December 31, 2004.

 

2.      That certified copy of this Resolution shall be provided by the Borough Clerk to the following:  Chief Financial Officer, Richard Guffanti, and the Monmouth County Office of Recycling.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:         None

               Absent:        None

              Abstain:        None

                               

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-15

 

Authorizing The Filing Of A Recycling Tonnage Grant

 

Whereas, the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act, P.L. 1987, C.102, has established a recycling fund from which tonnage grants may be made to Municipalities in order to encourage local source separation and recycling programs;

 

                 Whereas‚ it is the intent and spirit of the Mandatory Source Separation And Recycling Act to use the tonnage grants to develop new Municipal recycling programs and to continue and expand existing programs; and

 

Whereas, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is promulgating recycling regulations to implement the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act; and

 

Whereas, the recycling regulations impose on Municipalities certain requirements as a condition for applying for tonnage grants, including, but not limited to, making and keeping accurate, verifiable records of materials collected and claimed by the Municipality; and

 

Whereas, such a Resolution should designate Richard Guffanti the individual authorized to ensure that the application is properly completed and timely filed.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown that Englishtown hereby endorses the submission of a Municipal recycling tonnage grant application to the New Jersey Department Of Environmental Protection, Office Of Recycling and designates Richard Guffanti, Recycling Coordinator, to ensure that the said application is properly filed.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-16

 

Appointment Of CD Citizens Representative

 

Whereas, it is necessary to appoint a Citizen's Representative Group for continued participation in the Community Development Grant Program for fiscal year 2004 funding.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown that the following named person be and is hereby appointed to the Monmouth County Community Development Grant Program for the year 2004:

 

CD-Representative:

Julie Martin

 

Co-Representative:

Thomas Herits

 

Be It Further Resolved that a certified copy of this Resolution be sent to the above named, the Borough Engineer and The Monmouth County Community Development Office.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-17

 

Appointment of Co-Prosecutor

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of a Co-Prosecutor for the Municipal Court; and

 

                 Whereas, the Local Public Contract Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-et seq.) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of a Co-Prosecutor for “Professional Services” without competitive bids bust be publicly advertised;

 

1.      Richard Kelly, is appointed Co-Prosecutor for the Municipal Court Of the Borough of Englishtown for a term of one (1) year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2.      The said party be appointed above during the term of their Appointment shall provide such legal services as may be approved by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law.  That said appointment shall be subject to contract approval.

 

3.      That notice of this appointment Resolution, certified to be true copy by The Clerk shall be published in an official newspaper of the Borough of Englishtown as required by law, within ten (10) days of the adoption, and forwarded to the appointee and the Borough’s Chief Financial Officer.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-18

 

Appointment of Historical Committee

 

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved‚ by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the following are hereby appointed to the Englishtown Borough Historical Committee for the year 2004:

 

Lynn Strong

 

Be It Further Resolved that a certified true copy of this Resolution be forwarded to each member.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

           

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

           

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-19

 

Appointment Of Class III Member Of The

Borough of Englishtown Unified Planning/Zoning Board

           

Whereas, N.J.S.A. 40: 55d-23 allows the Governing Body to appoint one of its members to the Unified Planning/Zoning Board; and

 

            Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown Unified Planning/Zoning Board has a vacancy in the Class III seat; and

 

            Whereas, it is the wishes of the Governing Body to fill said vacancy; and

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that Councilperson Rudolph Rucker be appointed a Class III member of the Borough Of Englishtown Unified Planning/Zoning Board for a term of one (1) year ending December 31, 2004.

     

             Be It Further Resolved that a certified copy of this Resolution be given to the Borough of Englishtown Unified Planning/Zoning Board Secretary and Councilperson Rudolph Rucker.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden

 

Seconded By:              C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         C/Rucker

 

At this time, Mayor Reynolds swears in John O. Bennett, III, as Borough Attorney.

 

Resolutions 2004-20 through 2004-31 were done under Consent Agenda.

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-20

 

Appointment of Recreation Committee

 

                Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown find a need for the borough to have a Recreation Committee; and

 

            Whereas, the following residents have volunteered to be on that committee:

 

                                    Sue Benedict

                                    Liz Canario

                                    Christine Robbins

                                    Cindy Robilotti

                                    Shannon Robilotti

                                    Jennifer Shapiro

                                    Lynn Strong

 

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved‚ by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the above volunteers are hereby appointed to the Borough of Englishtown Recreation Committee for the year 2004.

 

Be It Further Resolved that a certified true copy of this Resolution be forwarded to each volunteer.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

           

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

           

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-21

 

Appointment of Borough Auditor

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of an Auditor to advise the Council of financial matters; and

 

            Whereas, The Local Public Contract Law (N.J.S.A. 40:11-1-Et Seq.) requires that the Resolution authorizing the appointment of an Auditor, for "Professional Service" without competitive bids must be publicly advertised;

 

              Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Council of the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.  Eugene Farrell, firm of Hutchins, Farrell, Meyer & Allison be appointed as Borough Auditor for the Borough Of Englishtown for a term of one year terminating December 31, 2004, subject to contract approval.

 

2.  The said party be appointed above during the term of their appointment shall provide such financial services as may be approved by the Borough Council under and pursuant to law.  That said appointment is subject to contract approval.

 

3.  The Borough Clerk shall cause notice of the passage of this Resolution of Appointment to be published in the official newspapers of the Borough of Englishtown in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                                             

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:          None

               Absent:         None

              Abstain:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-22

 

Resolution Authorizing An Interlocal Agreement

With The Various Municipalities

to Provide Animal Control Services

 

            Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for an Animal Control Officer to perform Animal Control services as may be required by Council; and

 

            Whereas, the Township Committee of the Township of Upper Freehold is willing to provide certain animal control services to several municipalities who do not employ an Animal Control Officer; and

 

            Whereas, such agreements are authorized pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq.; and

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that:

 

1.      The Mayor and Municipal Clerk are authorized to execute an agreement entitled “Agreement Between the Township of Upper Freehold and the Borough of Englishtown for Animal Control Services for the Calendar Year January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004”.

 

2.  The Agreement shall take effect upon its execution by the parties in accordance with

     N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq., and the adoption of this resolution.

 

            Be It Further Resolved that a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to Borough of Englishtown Chief Financial Officer and the Municipal Clerk of Upper Freehold Township.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-23

 

Fire Official Fines Fund

 

            Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown Fire Official collects fines based on fire code violations; and

 

            Whereas, the Fire Official is empowered to collect fines for the Fire Official and the Fire District.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be placed in a specific trust fund and the appropriate amount be applied to firefighter training and/or new firefighting equipment and such trust fund shall be considered a "Dedication by Rider" to be the budget of the local unit per N.J.S.A. 40A: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-24

 

Sanitary Landfill Trust Fund

 

            Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown maintains a sanitary landfill trust fund.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be place in a specific trust fund and such trust fund shall be considered a "Dedication by Rider" to be the budget of the local unit per N.J.S. 40A: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-25

 

Elevator Inspection Fund

 

            Whereas, fees may be collected for conducting elevator inspections within the Borough of Englishtown.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be place in a specific trust fund and such trust fund shall be considered a "Dedication by Rider" to be the budget of the local unit per N.J.S. 40A: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

  

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-26

 

Builders Contribution Trust Fund

 

Whereas, the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey has promulgated regulations for the Builders Contribution.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that Builders Contribution received by the Municipality be placed in a specific Trust Fund and such Trust Fund shall be considered a "Dedication By Rider" to the budget of the Local Unit Per N.J.S.A. 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-27

 

Inspection Fees Trust Fund

 

Whereas, the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey has promulgated regulations for the inspection fees.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be placed in an Inspection Trust Fund and such Trust Fund shall be considered a "Dedication By Rider" to the budget of the Local Unit Per N.J.S.A 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-28

 

Performance Bond Trust Fund

 

            Whereas, the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey has promulgated regulations for the Escrow Deposit of the Performance Bonds.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be placed in a Performance Bond Trust Fund and such Trust shall be considered a “Dedication By Rider” to the budget of the Local Unit per N.J.S.A 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                  Nays:          None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-29

 

Review Escrow Trust Fund

 

Whereas, the Department of Community Affairs, State of New Jersey has promulgated regulations for the Review Escrow Fees.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such fees received by the Municipality be placed in a Review Escrow Trust Fund and such Trust Fund shall be considered a "Dedication By Rider" to the budget of the Local Unit Per N.J.S.A. 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-30

 

Landfill Escrow Trust Fund

 

Whereas, the Borough Of Englishtown received Landfill Escrow deposit; and

 

Whereas, the deposit will have to be returned to the depositor at future time when necessary.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such Escrow deposit received by the Municipality be placed in a Landfill Escrow Trust Fund and such Trust Fund shall be considered a "Dedication By Rider" to the budget of the Local Unit Per N.J.S.A. 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-31

 

Englishtown Special Events Fund

 

    Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown received Englishtown Special Events Fund deposit; and

 

                Whereas, the deposit will have to be returned to the depositor at future time when necessary.

 

    Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that such Escrow deposit received by the Municipality be placed in a Englishtown Special Events Fund and such Trust Fund shall be considered a "Dedication By Rider" to the budget of the Local Unit Per N.J.S.A. 40a: 4-39 for the sole purpose stated above.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/D’Agostino

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

                       

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-32

 

2004 Temporary Operating Budget

 

Whereas, Section 40A: 4-19 of the revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey provides that where any contract, commitment or payments are to be made prior to the final adoption of the 2004 Municipal Budget, temporary appropriations should be made for the purpose and amounts required in the manner and time therein provided; and

 

Whereas, the date of this Resolution is within the first thirty days of January 2004; and

 

Whereas, the total appropriations in the 2003 Municipal Budget, exclusive of any appropriations made for interest and debt redemption charges, Capital Improvement Fund, Public Assistance, Deferred Charges and Reserve for Uncollected Taxes is $ 2,052,401.00; and

 

Whereas, one-fourth of the total appropriations in the 2003 Municipal Budget, exclusive of any appropriations made for interest and debt redemption charges, Capital Improvement Fund, Public Assistance, Deferred Charges and Reserve for Uncollected Taxes in said 2003 Municipal Budget is $513,100.25.

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved, that the attached appropriations be made and that a certified copy of this Resolution be transmitted to the Chief Financial Officer for his records.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-33

 

Debt Service Budget

 

Whereas, Section 40A: 4-19 of the revised Statutes of the State of New Jersey provides authority for appropriating in a temporary Resolution the permanent Debt Service requirements for the coming fiscal year providing that such Resolution is not made earlier than December 20 of the year preceding the beginning of the fiscal year; and

 

Whereas, the date of this Resolution is subsequent to December 19, 2003; and

 

Whereas, principal and interest will be due on various dates from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004, inclusive, on sundry funds and notes issued and outstanding:

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the attached appropriations be made to cover the period from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004 inclusive and that a certified copy of this Resolution be transmitted to the Chief Financial Officer for his records:           

                                                                                               

Offered By:                   C/D’Agostino            

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                 Nays:           None

               Absent:          None

              Abstain:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2004-34

 

Resolution of the Borough of Englishtown,

County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey

Authorizing the Payment of Borough Bills

 

            Whereas, the Mayor and Council have carefully examined all vouchers presented to the Borough for the payment of claims; and

 

            Whereas, after due consideration of the said vouchers, the Mayor and Council have approved payment of same.

 

            Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, as follows:

 

            1.   The said approved vouchers amounting to the sum of $33,148.01 be and

                   the same are hereby authorized to be paid on January 5, 2004.

 

2.        The Borough Clerk be and is hereby directed to list on the page in the Minutes Book

        following the minutes of this meeting all of the said vouchers hereby authorized to be paid.

 

Offered  by:                  C/D’Agostino

 

Seconded by:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call:   Ayes:          C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Gallagher, C/Simon, C/D’Agostino, C/Palmieri

                   Nays:        None

                Absent:        None

               Abstain:        None

 

Public Portion

 

Mayor Reynolds opened the floor to the public for any matters they wish to bring to the attention of the Governing Body.

 

There being no questions or comments, a motion to close the public portion was offered by C/Soden, seconded by C/Simon.  Passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Reynolds introduced Mr. Dan Reilly and Mr. Bruce Shapiro, representatives of Assemblymen Michael Panter and Robert Morgan, to Council and the public. 

 

Adjournment

 

There being no further business, a motion to adjourn was offered by C/Soden, seconded by C/Simon.  Passed unanimously.

 

The time being 7:43

 

 

        February 11, 2004                                                     ________________________

Approved by Governing Body                                          Clerk