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                                      June 14, 2006 

 

7:30 P.M.

 

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, 15 Main Street, Englishtown, New Jersey 07726.

 

1.            Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call

 

2.            Statement of Compliance with Sunshine Law

 

3.            Moment of Silence and Salute to the Flag

 

4.            Approval of Minutes:  March 22, 2006

 

5.            Continuing Public Hearing Verizon, NJ Inc/Cable Communications System

 

6.            Committee Reports

 

7.            Correspondence

 

8.            Open Public Portion/Limited to Agenda Items Only

Limited to Five (5) Minutes per citizen to be determined at the discretion of Borough Council.  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.            Discussion Item:  Proposed Personnel Background Checks Ordinance

 

10.              Old Business:

 

A.            Ordinance No. 2006-15 – Public Hearing and Adoption

Ordinance Establishing Limits for Salaries of Borough Employees

Rabies Clinic Workers

 

                        B.            Ordinance No. 2006-16 – Public Hearing and Adoption

Ordinance Authorizing The Abandonment of A Declaration of Taking of A Portion of Lot 12, Block 2

 

 

 

 

11.            New Business:

 

C.                 Resolution No. 2006-094

Appointment of Co-Prosecutor - Kathleen A. Sheedy, Esq.

 

D.                 Resolution No. 2006-095

Appointment of Rabies Clinic Workers – R. Overgard/C.Robbins

 

E.                  Resolution No. 2006-096

Authorizing the Application For State Aid For Dey Street

 

F.                  Resolution No. 2006-097

Authorizing the Application for State Aid For South Main Street, Park Avenue, Conover Street, Station Street (Rt. 527 & Rt. 527A)

                       

G.                 Resolution No. 2006-098

Authorizing Renewal of Alcoholic Beverage Licenses For the Borough of Englishtown for 2006-2007

 

H.                 Resolution No. 2006-99

Appointment of Full Time Police Officer–Daniel J. Chernavsky

 

I.                    Resolution No. 2006-100

Appointment of Full Time Police Officer-Alexander M. Dinicola, III

 

                                    OATH OF ALLEGIANCE  -      Officer Chernavsky

                                                                                               Officer Dinicola

 

J.                   Resolution No. 2006-101

Authorization of Purchases Over $800.00

Uniforms for New Police Officers

 

K.                Resolution No. 2006-102

Authorizing the Preparation of a Report to the DEP

                                    By the Borough Engineer

 

L.                  Resolution No. 2006-103

Authorizing Payment of Borough Bills

 

M.               Resolution No. 2006-104

Authorization of Purchases Over $800.00

Borough Engineer Report to DEP

 

 

 

12.            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.

 

13.              Executive Session

 

14.              Adjournment

 

Mayor Reynolds called the meeting to order at 7:30 P.M.

 

Roll Call:  Present:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                  Absent: None

 

Also present were Julie Martin, Municipal Clerk, Rhoda Overgard, Deputy Municipal Clerk, Laurie Finger, Borough Administrator and Stuart J. Moskovitz, Borough Attorney.

 

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.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

There being no corrections, deletions or additions, a motion to approve the Minutes of March 22, 2006 was offered by C/Soden and seconded by C/Robilotti.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

Roll Call:            Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                      Nayes:  None

                     Absent: None

                    Abstain:            C/Rucker, C/Palmieri

 

 

Mayor Reynolds changed the order of the agenda at this time.

 

 

 

 

 

New Business

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-099

 

Appointment of Full Time Police Officer

 

            Whereas, there is a need to hire a full time police officer; and

 

            Whereas, the public safety committee has recommended Daniel J. Chernavsky be appointed to Patrolman for the Borough of Englishtown.

 

            Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that Daniel J. Chernavsky is hereby appointed police officer for the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

1.      Appointment is effective June 14, 2006.

 

2.      Salary is effective June 14, 2006 in the amount of $29,134.00 per annum, paid bi-weekly per the salary ordinance.

 

3.      That said appointment is probationary for one year effective June 14, 2006.

 

      Be It Be Further Resolved that a certified true copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Chief Financial Officer, Chief John Niziolek and Daniel J. Chernavsky.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon         

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                 Nays:   None

             Abstain:            None

              Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-100

 

Appointment of Full Time Police Officer

 

            Whereas, there is a need to hire a full time police officer; and

 

            Whereas, the public safety committee has recommended Alexander M. Dinicola, III be appointed to Patrolman for the Borough of Englishtown.

 

            Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that Alexander M. Dinicola, III is hereby appointed police officer for the Borough of Englishtown as follows:

 

4.      Appointment is effective June 14, 2006.

 

5.      Salary is effective June 14, 2006 in the amount of $29,134.00 per annum, paid bi-weekly per the salary ordinance.

6.      That said appointment is probationary for one year effective June 14, 2006.

 

      Be It Be Further Resolved that a certified true copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Chief Financial Officer, Chief John Niziolek and Alexander M. Dinicola

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon         

 

Seconded By:               C/Carr

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                 Nays:   None

             Abstain:            None

              Absent: None

 

Oath of Allegiance

 

Mayor Reynolds administers the oath of office to Officer Daniel J. Chernavsky and Officer Alexander M. Dinicola III and welcomes them aboard.                                                                       

Continuing Public Hearing – Verizon, N.J., Inc./Cable Communications Systems

 

Lincoln Channis, Franchise Manager of Verizon, N.J., Inc. addresses questions and concerns asked by Mayor, Council, Stuart Moskovitz, Borough Attorney and the residents of Englishtown.

 

Committee Reports

 

C/Rucker             - nothing at this time.

 

C/Palmieri          - commends Englishtown Police Department for quick response time to a 911 call she placed last week.

 

C/Robilotti             - pleased with the turnout with the Memorial Day Parade.

 

C/Soden             - explains Resolution No. 2006-102, which is on this evening’s agenda.

 

 

 

C/Carr                         - summarizes EDC meeting, which was held on Sat. June 3rd. 

-   Delta Dental recommendation to go with 2 yr. Contract.

-   Discusses meeting that took place with Millstone regarding Police Department on June 7th. 

                        - Virtual tour sites are completed

 

C/Simon             - two new hires now brings Police Force to full strength.

- Police Activity Report from 5/18 – 6/11 492 calls, 169 motor vehicle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            stops and 266 routine service calls.

 

Correspondence

 

Julie Martin, Municipal Clerk reads correspondence into record received from:

-         JCP&L, performing arial inspections of their overhead power lines.

-         Janet Leonardis, resident of Englishtown regarding Barry Lietz another resident of Englishtown who had a fire in his illegal apartment and is now homeless.

Julie Martin also states:

-         Primary election was held June 6th.  There was a total of 48 residents that came out to vote.

-         Annual free rabies clinic will be held Tues. June 20th 6-7:30 p.m. in the D.P.W. Garage.  Borough residents can also license their animals at this time.

 

Public Portion – Agenda Items

 

Mayor Reynolds opens the floor to the public for discussion limited to agenda items only.

 

Wayne Krawiec, 31 Lasatta Avenue addresses council regarding house on Lasatta Avenue that burnt down.

 

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

 

Discussion Item: Proposed Personnel Background Checks Ordinance

 

Mayor Reynolds explains that this does not affect any current employees only new hires.  Any person working with children, example the Recreation program would be required to have fingerprinting and a background check, however the Borough will pay for the service.

 

C/Carr – questions the disqualification appeals process #4 and #7.

 

Discussion continues between Mayor, Council, Stuart Moskovitz, Borough Attorney and Laurie Finger, B.A./C.F.O.

 

Old Business

 

ORDINANCE 2006-15                                                    Public Hearing & Adoption

 

Ordinance Establishing Limits For Salaries

Of The Employees of the Borough of Englishtown

County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey

 

            Be It Ordained, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth and State of New Jersey as follows:

           

            Section I:  The annual salary ranges are established as follows, and the Borough Chief Financial Officer is hereby authorized to transfer such sums of money from such payroll from the time as directed by Salary Resolution of the Governing Body.

 

POSITION                                                                             SALARIES                                                                                                                             MINIMUM   MAXIMUM

 

RABIES CLINIC WORKER                                        $25.00               $90.00

 

Section II:  Salaries shall be set forth by Resolution of Mayor and Council within the

aforementioned salary guidelines.

 

            Section III:  Payment of salaries shall be in equal bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly or other

 installments as the Mayor and Council may from time to time resolve.

 

            Section IV:  This ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and publication according

 to law.

 

Public Hearing

 

Mayor Reynolds opened the floor to the public for questions or comments on the above titled ordinance.

 

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

 

Adoption

 

A motion to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-15, above titled, was offered by C/Carr and seconded by C/Simon.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

Roll Call:            Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr

                      Nayes:            C/Robilotti

                    Abstain:            None

                     Absent: None

ORDINANCE NO. 2006-16                                                        Public Hearing & Adoption

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ABANDONMENT OF A DECLARATION OF TAKING OF A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 2

 

            WHEREAS, on or about August 23, 1989, the Borough of Englishtown filed with the Monmouth County Clerk a Declaration of Taking commensurate with the initiation of condemnation proceedings in Monmouth County Superior Court at Docket No. L-56255-89; and

           

            WHEREAS, said Declaration of Taking was for the purpose of widening the adjacent roadways, which activity will not be performed by the Borough; and

           

            WHEREAS, in order for the County of Monmouth to proceed with road widening activities, it is necessary to abandon the Declaration of Taking; and

           

            WHEREAS, simultaneously with the filing of the Declaration of Taking and the Verified Complaint, the Borough deposited the sum of $30,400.00; and

           

            WHEREAS, the Borough now wishes to abandon the condemnation proceedings and the Declaration of Taking to permit the condemnee and the County to effectuate their agreement for road widening:

           

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth and State of New Jersey as follows:

 

  1. The Borough of Englishtown hereby abandons its condemnation proceedings to acquire the land forming a portion of Lot 12, Block 2 for Road Widening Purposes, more particularly described in Deed Book 4954, pages 0553 and 0554 in the office of the Clerk of Monmouth County.

           

2.      The Borough Attorney is hereby authorized to take all steps to effectuate the abandonment of the Declaration of Taking hereinabove noted. 

 

3.      Said attorney shall also determine the status of the moneys deposited with the Superior Court and, if they have not already been released or forfeited, to take necessary steps to recover said deposits.

 

  1. The foregoing shall be contingent on the execution of a written agreement by the condemnee not to seek damages or compensation of any kind from the Borough relating either to the condemnation proceedings or the abandonment of the Declaration of Taking.

 

  1. This Ordinance shall become effective upon adoption and publication according to Law. 
  2. Since this ordinance is not of a legislative nature, it need not be codified in the Code Book of the Borough of Englishtown. 

 

Public Hearing

 

Mayor Reynolds opened the floor to the public for questions or comments on the above titled ordinance.

 

Mayor Reynolds states this is regarding a section at the corner where Lasatta and 522 meet, years ago the Borough took out some of the land there and now since the bridge is going to be built the Knights of Columbus wanted us to put it back on there so that way it would be available.

 

Discussion held between Mayor Reynolds, Stuart Moskovitz Borough Attorney, Laurie Finger CFO, Julie Martin Municipal Clerk, and C/Carr regarding deposit of funds and whether funds were ever received in 1989 or early 1990’s.

 

Mayor Reynolds advises to move forward so the Knights of Columbus can proceed.

 

Mr. Scott, K of C states the County will not close because this issue is outstanding; Knights of Columbus never received the money.

 

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

 

Adoption

 

A motion to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-16, above titled, was offered by C/Soden and seconded by C/Simon.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

Offered by:                   C/Soden         

 

Seconded by:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                 Nays:   None

             Abstain:            None

              Absent: None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Business

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-094

 

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 must be publicly advertised;

 

1.      Kathleen A. Sheedy, Esq., is appointed Co-Prosecutor for the Municipal Court of the Borough of Englishtown effective June 14, 2006 and terminating December 31, 2006, 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/Carr                        

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

C/Soden asks why are we getting a co-prosecutor?

 

Julie Martin responds our prior prosecutor Scott Basen became a Judge.  We moved our co-prosecutor Richard Kelly up to the prosecutor position and it left a vacancy.

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                 Nays:   None

               Absent: None

              Abstain:            None

 

 

 

 

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-095

 

Appointment of Rabies Clinic Workers

 

            Whereas, there is a need within the Borough of Englishtown for the position of Rabies Clinic Worker; and

 

            Whereas, it is the wishes of the Governing Body to fill said position.

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey as follows:

 

1.                  Borough Employees, Rhoda Overgard and Christine Robbins, are hereby appointed as Rabies Clinic Workers for the Rabies Clinic to be held June 20, 2006.

 

2.                  Each Rabies Clinic Worker will be paid $50.00 for said clinic.

 

            3.            They shall be under the direction of the Municipal Clerk.

 

Be It Further Resolved that a certified true copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Borough's Chief Financial Officer, Rhoda Overgard and Christine Robbins.

 

Offered by:                   C/Simon                                                                     

 

Seconded by:               C/Robilotti

Roll Call:              Ayes:             C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                Nays:   None

                    Abstain:            None

                     Absent:             None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-096

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR

STATE AID FOR DEY STREET

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Englishtown is interested in filing a FY 2007 application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation under the Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act, Municipal Aid, for the reconstruction of 0.15 miles of Dey Street, at an estimated cost of $193,000.00.

 

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown authorizes the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to execute the attached application and agreement for State Aid for Dey Street.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon         

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

C/Carr asks what are they going to do?

 

Julie Martin responds they will be doing new curbs, sidewalks and paving.

 

Roll Call: Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                Nays:   None

            Abstain:           None

             Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-097

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR

STATE AID FOR SOUTH MAIN STREET, PARK AVENUE,

CONOVER STREET, STATION STREET

(RT. 527 & 527A)

 

WHEREAS, the Borough of Englishtown is interested in filing a FY 2007 application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation under the Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act, Municipal Aid, for the reconstruction of 0.38 miles of South Main Street, Park Avenue, Conover Street and Station Street (Rt. 527 & 527A) at an estimated cost of $298,000.00.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown authorizes the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to execute the attached application and agreement for State Aid for South Main Street, Park Avenue, Conover Street and Station Street (Rt. 527 & 527A).

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden         

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call: Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                Nays:   None

            Abstain:           None

             Absent: None

 

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-098

 

Authorizing Renewal of Alcoholic Beverage

Licenses For The Borough Of Englishtown

For 2006-2007

 

Be It Resolved, by the Borough Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that

 

1.      The applications having been found in order, all required certifications having been given and all required fees having been paid, it hereby authorizes the Municipal Clerk to issue the following alcoholic beverage licenses for the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007:

 

                       Licensee                                                            License Number

 

                        Pop Pop Enterprises Inc.                                    1312-33-003-010

                        T/A Pop Pop Dugans

 

                        John F. Carroll Columbian Club                             1312-31-005-001

 

                        Gajanand Corporation                                     1312-44-004-006

                        Englishtown Liquors & Convenience

 

Offered By:                  C/Carr

           

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

           

Roll Call:   Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                   Nays:   None

               Abstain:             None

    Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-101

 

Authorization of Purchases or Services Over $800

 

            Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown Council requires that purchases and services over $800.00 or more be pre-approved by the Governing Body except in the case of imminent emergency situation; and

 

            Whereas, the following itemized request(s) were submitted to the Chief Financial Officer by the respective Committee Chairperson(s) for Council approval; and

            Whereas, the Chief Financial Officer certifies that appropriate funds are available for the following:

 

Initial Uniform Compliment

                For New Hires                                    $3,162.90                        

 

Purchased From:

 

Bob’s Uniform Shop

P.O. Box 578

504 Highway 35

Middletown, NJ  07748

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that the above request(s) is approved for the purchase or order.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

           

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                  Nays:   None

              Abstain:            None

               Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-102

 

Authorizing the Preparation of A Report

To The DEP by The Borough Engineer

 

            Whereas, there has been communication from the Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) regarding the leak in Englishtown’s water supply that has been fixed;

and,

 

            Whereas, upon receipt of the response from Englishtown, DEP responded with a request for additional detailed information; and

 

            Whereas, in order to preserve the ability of Englishtown to determine the means by which water will be provided to its citizens and to developments within the Borough, it is necessary to provide DEP with the requested response; and

 

            Whereas, such a response will require the Borough Engineer to provide a report containing the elements required by DEP;

 

            Be it further resolved that copies of this resolution be forwarded to the Borough Administrator, the Borough Clerk, the Borough Financial Officer, the Borough Engineer and the Borough Attorney.

 

Offered by:                   C/Soden

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon

 

Roll Call:            Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                        Nays:            None

                   Abstain:            None

                    Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-103A

 

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 $139,133.39 be and the same are hereby authorized to be paid on June 14, 2006 with the exception of PO Number 06-00364, Line Item Number 5 in the amount of $69.98.

  

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.

 

Discussion held between C/Carr, C/Soden, Laurie Finger and Julie Martin regarding payment to John Bennett (bill list pg.5), Village Center (bill list pg. 7), and shredder (bill list pg. 11).

 

Offered by:                   C/Carr

 

Seconded by:               C/Robilotti

 

Roll Call:              Ayes:              C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                        Nays:            None

                    Abstain:            None

                     Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-103B

 

Resolution of the Borough of Englishtown,

Authorizing PO Number 06-00364, Line Item Number 5

Be Held Over Until June 28, 2006 Meeting

 

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

 

            Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth that PO Number 06-00364, Line Item Number 5 in the amount of $69.98 be held over until the June 28, 2006 council meeting pending confirmation of disbursement from the Uniform Fire Safety Trust Fund.

 

Offered by:                   C/Carr

 

Seconded by:               C/Soden

 

Roll Call:              Ayes:              C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                        Nays:   None

                    Abstain:            None

                     Absent: None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-104

 

Authorization of Purchases or Services Over $800

 

            Whereas, the Borough of Englishtown Council requires that purchases and services over $800.00 or more be pre-approved by the Governing Body except in the case of imminent emergency situation; and

 

            Whereas, the following itemized request(s) were submitted to the Chief Financial Officer by the respective Committee Chairperson(s) for Council approval; and

 

            Whereas, the Chief Financial Officer certifies that appropriate funds are available for the following:

 Preparation of a Report to the DEP

not to exceed $5,000.00

 

Services From:

Tom Herits

Maser Consulting

One River Centre, Bldg Two

331 Newman Springs Road

Red Bank, NJ  07701

 

            Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, that the above request(s) is approved for the purchase or order.

 

Offered By:                    C/Carr   

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti            

 

Roll Call: Ayes:                         C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                Nays:                                       None

Abstain:                                               None

            Absent:            None

 

Public Portion

 

Mayor Reynolds opens the floor to the public for discussion on anything they wish to bring to the attention to the governing body.

 

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

 

Executive Session

 

Mayor Reynolds stated pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10 4-12B be it resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey as follows whereas N.J.S.A. 10 4-12B of the Open Public Meetings Act of the State of New Jersey permits exclusion of the public from those portions of the meetings in which matters authorized to be discussed in Executive Session under the cited statute will be reviewed and discussed; and

 

            Whereas, the Governing Body concludes that the public must be excluded from the discussion of the following matters of litigation and negotiation; and

 

            Therefore, be it resolved by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, as follows, 1) Hereby authorizes Executive Session for the purpose of discussing above matters with N.J.S.A. 10 4-12B, 2) Anticipated at this time that the matters to be discussed in Executive Session will be discussed in Public not earlier than the next regular meeting of the Governing Body, 3) It is anticipated that the Executive Session last not longer than one-half hour,  4) There exists the possibility that action may be taken upon conclusion of the Executive Session when the meeting returns to open.

 

Offered By:                   C/Soden   

 

Seconded By:                   C/Robilotti

 

Roll Call:   Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Rucker, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Carr, C/Robilotti

                   Nays:  None

                Absent:              None

               Abstain:              None

 

The time being 8:50 P.M.

 

There being no further business in Executive Session, a motion to return to open session was offered by C/Rucker and seconded by C/Robilotti. Passed unanimously.

 

The time being 9:50P.M.

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-103C

 

Resolution of the Borough of Englishtown,

Authorizing the Payment of PO Number 06-00364,

Line Item Number 5

 

            Whereas, the Mayor and Council have carefully examined this voucher presented to the Borough for the payment of claim; and

 

            Whereas, after due consideration of the said voucher, 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.   As per 5:70-2.12A of the Uniform Fire Code Dedicated Penalties section, the Uniform Fire Safety Trust dedicated monies can only be used for the purchase of firefighter training and/or new firefighting equipment, not general office supplies.

 

2.      The said approved voucher amounting to the sum of $69.98 for general office supplies be and the same is hereby authorized to be paid on June 14, 2006 from the Current Fund-Fire Official Office Supply Line Item.

 

3.      The Borough Clerk be and is hereby directed to list on the page in the Minutes Book following the minutes of this meeting the said voucher hereby authorized to be paid.

 

Offered by:                   C/Soden

 

Seconded by:               C/Palmieri

 

Roll Call:              Ayes:              C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Palmieri, C/Robilotti

                        Nays:            C/Rucker, C/Carr       

                    Abstain:            None

                     Absent: None

 

Adjournment

 

There being no further business a motion to adjourn was offered by C/Robilotti and seconded by C/Carr. Passed unanimously.

 

The time being 9:55 P.M.

 

 

_September 13, 2006                      _

Approved by Governing Body                                         

 

 

                                               

The foregoing represents an accurate account of the events occurring during the meeting of June 14, 2006.