** AGENDA **

 

January 4, 2007

 

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

                       

                        Lori Cooke, Council                                         3 Year Term

                        Janet Leonardis, Council                                   3 Year Term                

                 

3.  Roll Call  

 

4.      Statement of Compliance with Sunshine Law

 

5.      Moment of Silence and Salute to the Flag.

 

6.   Accepting Resignation U.P.Z.B. Member – Colleen McNulty

 

7.  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.

                      

8.       Reorganization Resolutions:

 

                  A.  Nominations for Council President

                       

                  B.  Council Committee Appointments

                       

Unified Planning/Zoning Board

                  Class II, Official   Richard Hogan    1 Yr Term, Exp. 12/31/07

                  Class IV, Public      Harvey Klein                4 Yr Term, Exp. 12/31/10

                  Class IV, Public      Kathleen Heath 3 Yr Unexpired Term, Exp. 12/31/09

Class IV, Public      Paul Robilotti                1 Yr Unexpired Term, Exp. 12/31/07

                  Alternate No. 1      Liz Canario                   1 Yr Unexpired Term, Exp. 12/31/07

                  Alternate No. 2      Jerry Leonardis 1 Yr Unexpired Term, Exp. 12/31/07

 

 

 

9.  CONSENT AGENDA

 

All items listed under Item Number 8 are considered to be routine by the Borough Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

 

PROFESSIONAL/MUNICIPAL APPOINTMENTS:

 

Resolution 2007-001          Municipal Appointments

Resolution 2007-002          Appointment of Recreation Committee

Resolution 2007-003          Appointment of Recycling Coordinator

Resolution 2007-004          Appointment of Borough Engineer – Thomas Herits

Resolution 2007-005          Appointment of Borough Attorney – Stuart Moskovitz

Resolution 2007-006          Appointment of Bond Counsel – Dilworth Paxson

Resolution 2007-007          Appointment of Prosecutor – Richard Kelly

Resolution 2007-008          Appointment of Co-Prosecutor – Kathleen Sheedy

Resolution 2007-009          Appointment of Public Defender – Leonard Fellen

Resolution 2007-010          Appointment of Co-Public Defender – Linda Fellen

Resolution 2007-011          Appointment of Englishtown Development Committee

Resolution 2007-012          Appointment of Cross-Acceptance Representative

                                          Thomas Herits, and Alternate, Peter Gorbatuk

Resolution 2007-013          Appointment of CD Citizens Representative, Peter Gorbatuk and Thomas Herits

Resolution 2007-014          Appointment of Borough Auditor – Eugene Farrell

Resolution 2007-015          Appointment of Local Compliance Officer and

                                          Affirmative Action – Peter Gorbatuk

Resolution 2007-016          Appointment of Borough Historian – Lori Cooke

 

OATHS OF OFFICE       Stuart J. Moskovitz, Borough Attorney

 

                  INDIVIDUAL ROLL CALL

 

Resolution 2007-017          Designating Meeting Dates

Resolution 2007-018          Designating Official Newspapers

Resolution 2007-019          Establishing Council Salaries

Resolution 2007-020          Committee Assignments

Resolution 2007-021          Designating Depositories

Resolution 2007-022          Prompt Payment of Taxes and Interest Rates

Resolution 2007-023          Authorizing Filing of Recycling Tonnage Grant

Resolution 2007-024          Authorizing Interlocal Agreement to Provide Animal Control Services

Resolution 2007-025          Appointment of Class III Member/UPZB

Resolution 2007-026          Granting Authority To Borough CFO to Prepay

Selective Bills

                  Resolution 2007-027          2007 Temporary Operating Budget

Resolution 2007-028          Debt Service Budget

Resolution 2007-029          Authorizing Payment of Borough Bills

Resolution 2007-030          Appointment of Police Commissioner

Resolution 2007-031          Appointment of Police Commission

 

            10. Mayor’s Appointments

 

11. 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.

                             

 12. Adjournment

 

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

 

Oath of Office

 

Mayor Reynolds administered the Oath to Council Members Lori Cooke and Janet Leonardis.

 

Roll Call:  Present:        C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Carr, C/Robilotti, C/Cooke, C/Leonardis

                  Absent:       None

 

Also present were Peter Gorbatuk, Acting Municipal Clerk, Christine Robbins, 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 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.

 

Mayor Reynolds requests a motion to accept the resignation of Colleen McNulty, Unified Planning/Zoning Board member.

 

A motion to accept resignation of Colleen McNulty, Unified Planning/Zoning Board Member was offered by C/Soden and seconded by C/Robilotti.  Passed unanimously.

 

Public Portion – Agenda Items

 

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

 

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

 

Nominations for Council President  

 

Mayor Reynolds requested nomination for Council President at which time Harry Soden was nominated by C/Carr and seconded by C/Cooke.  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/Simon, C/Carr, C/Robilotti, C/Cooke, C/Leonardis              

                   Nayes:       None   

                  Absent:       None   

                 Abstain:       C/Soden

 

Mayors Appointments

 

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

 

            Class II, Official            Richard Hogan 1 Year Term, Exp. 12/31/07

            Class IV, Public            Harvey Klein                4 Year Term, Exp. 12/31/10

            Class IV, Public            Kathleen Heath 3 Year Unexp. Term, Exp. 12/31/09

            Class IV, Public            Paul Robilotti                1 Year Unexp. Term, Exp. 12/31/07

            Alternate No. 1            Liz Canario                   1 Year Unexp. Term, Exp. 12/31/07

            Alternate No. 2            Jerry Leonardis 1 Year Unexp. Term, Exp. 12/31/07

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon     

 

Roll Call:   Ayes:           C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Leonardis, Mayor Reynolds                  

                   Nays:        C/Carr, C/Robilotti, C/Cooke

                Absent:         None   

               Abstain:         None

 

Consent Agenda

Professional/Municipal Appointments

 

Resolutions 2007-001 through Resolution 2007-016 were done under consent agenda.

 

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-001

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 2007:

 

Official Assessment Search Officer                                Peter Gorbatuk

 

ADA Coordinator                                                       Peter Gorbatuk

 

Borough Administrator                                                  Laurie Finger

 

Deputy Municipal Clerk                                                Christine Robbins

 

Court Administrator                                                      Patricia Wojnas

 

Deputy Court Administrator                                          Diane Koellner

                                                                                                           

Deputy Court Administrator/Part Time                          Mary Kennedy

                                                                                                                       

Water/Sewer Clerk                                                      Celia Hecht

 

Clerk Typist/Administration                                           Louisa Gustafson

                                                                                                                                                                        

Planning Board Secretary                                              Heather Dettra

 

Finance Clerk                                                               Jeanne Keevins

                                                                                                           

Water/Sewer Superintendent                                        James Mastrokalos

 

Borough Physician                                                     Dr. Kenneth Faistl

 

Public Works Manager                                                 Richard Guffanti

 

Full-Time Public Works Employee                                Kurt Knapp

                                                                                    Robert Rosche-Ebbe

                                                                                    Wayne Krawiec                                              

Clean Communities Representative                                Peter Gorbatuk

 

            Construction Secretary                                                 Bette Lasker

 

Director of Code Enforcement                                      Richard Hogan

            Construction Official

Fire Sub Code Official

Building Sub-Code Inspector                                        John Marini

Housing Inspector

 

Assistant Housing Inspector                                          Heather Dettra

 

Plumbing Inspector                                                       Eugene Ferry

 

Electrical Inspector                                                       Victor Timpanaro

 

Fire Official/Inspector                                                   Edward M. Miller III

Code Enforcement Officer

                                                                                                                                   

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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-002

 

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:

 

                                                Liz Canario

                                                Ann-Marie Lutz

                                                Cindy Robilotti

                                                Leona Sperling

                                                Joanne Christiano

                                                Debi Karlstein

                                               

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 2007.

 

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

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-003

 

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, 2007.

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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-004

 

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, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                   Nays:        None

               Abstain:         None

                Absent:         None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-005

 

Appointment of Borough 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.  Stuart J. Moskovitz be appointed as the Borough Attorney for the term of one year terminating December 31, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-006

 

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, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-007

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.  Richard Kelly is appointed Prosecutor for the Municipal Court of the Borough Of Englishtown for a term of one (1) year terminating December 31, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-008

 

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 immediately and terminating December 31, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-009

Appointment of Public Defender

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of a Public Defender 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 Public Defender 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.  Leonard Fellen is appointed Public Defender for the Municipal Court of the Borough Of Englishtown for a term of one (1) year terminating December 31, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-010

Appointment of Co-Public Defender

 

Whereas, the Council of the Borough of Englishtown is knowledgeable that there is a need for the appointment of a Co-Public Defender 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-Public Defender 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.  Linda Fellen is appointed Co-Public Defender for the Municipal Court of the Borough Of Englishtown for a term of one (1) year terminating December 31, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-011

 

Appointment of Englishtown Development Committee

 

            Whereas, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown found a need for the Borough to have a Development Committee; and

 

            Whereas, in January 2007 the following volunteered to serve on this committee:

 

                                                Jayne Carr

                                                Cindy Robilotti

                                                Joyce Stipple

                                                Liz Canario

                                                Lori Cooke

                                                Rick Hogan

 

            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 Development Committee for the year 2007.      

 

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

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-012

 

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- Thomas Herits

Alternate- Peter Gorbatuk

 

Be It Further Resolved that said person shall serve in the capacities indicated effective immediately and terminating December 31, 2007; and

 

Be It Further Resolved that Thomas Herits and Peter Gorbatuk shall serve without benefit or remuneration.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-013

 

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 2007 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 2007:

 

      CD-Representative:   Peter Gorbatuk

        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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-014

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, 2007, 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-015

Appointment of Local Compliance Officer

And Affirmative Action

 

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown that Peter Gorbatuk is hereby appointed as Local Compliance Officer and Affirmative Action Officer for the Borough of Englishtown for the year 2007; 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/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

           

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-016

Appointment of Borough Historian

 

Now, Therefore Be It Resolved‚ by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that Lori Cooke is hereby appointed as the Englishtown Borough Historian for the year 2007:

 

Be It Further Resolved, that a certified true copy of this Resolution be forwarded to Lori Cooke.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Oath of Office           

 

Mayor Reynolds administered the Oath to Stuart J. Moskovitz, Borough Attorney.

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-017

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 2007:

 

            January               10, 24                                    July             11, 25

            February            12, 28                                    August          8, 22

            March                14, 28                                    September   10, 26

            April                   11, 25                                    October       10, 24

            May                     9, 23                                    November    14, 28

            June                   13, 27                                    December    17

           

             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/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None 

   Absent:          None

 

 

 

 

 

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-018

 

Designating Official Newspapers

 

            Be It Resolved by the Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the Asbury Park Press is the official newspaper of the Borough of Englishtown for the year 2007.

 

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/Robilotti                  

 

Seconded By:               C/Simon

 

C/Soden

·        Why are we advertising in Middlesex County paper?

 

Mayor Reynolds requests at next council meeting change sunshine statement and delete Homes News from our advertising process.

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-019

 

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/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-020

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:

 

Supervision and direction of police department.

 

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.

 

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

 

Public Health, Welfare and Public Events Committee

 

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/Simon

 

C/Carr

 

Mayor Reynolds

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-021

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/Simon

 

Mayor Reynolds

 

Laurie Finger

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-022

 

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/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-023

 

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.

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Offered By:                  C/Simon                     

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-024

 

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 a 2 year  agreement entitled “Agreement Between the Township of Upper Freehold and the Borough of Englishtown for Animal Control Services for the Calendar Year January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008”.

2.  The Agreement shall take effect upon it’s 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/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Mayor Reynolds requests nominations from Council for the Class III Unified Public Zoning Board Member.

 

C/Carr nominates Harry Soden, seconded by C/Cooke. 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-025

 

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 Councilman Harry Soden 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, 2007.

     

             Be It Further Resolved, that a certified copy of this Resolution be given to the Borough of Englishtown Unified Planning/Zoning Board Secretary and Councilman Harry Soden.

 

Offered By:                  C/Carr

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Simon, C/Carr, C/Robilotti, C/Cooke, C/Leonardis

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          C/Soden

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-026

 

RESOLUTION GRANTING AUTHORITY TO

BOROUGH CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

TO PREPAY SELECTIVE BILLS

 

            BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, that the Chief Financial Officer be and is hereby authorized to pay the following required bills prior to the approval of the bill list:

 

                                    Payroll

                                    Insurance Premiums

                                    County Taxes

                                    School Taxes

                                    Utilities

                                    Petty Cash Reimbursement

                                    Postage

                                    Release of Monies Approved by Resolution

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a certified copy of this Resolution be forwarded to the Borough Chief Financial Officer.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-027

 

2007 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 2007 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 2007; and

 

Whereas, the total appropriations in the 2006 Municipal Budget, exclusive of any appropriations made for interest and debt redemption charges, Capital Improvement Fund, Public Assistance, is $2,667,457.00; and

 

Whereas, 26.25% of the total appropriations in the 2006 Municipal Budget, exclusive of any appropriations made for interest and debt redemption charges, Capital Improvement Fund, Public Assistance, in said 2006 Municipal Budget is $700,207.46.

 

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 her records.

 

Offered By:                  C/Simon                     

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-028

 

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, 2006; and

 

Whereas, principal and interest will be due on various dates from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007, 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, 2007 to December 31, 2007 inclusive and that a certified copy of this Resolution be transmitted to the Chief Financial Officer for her records.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden                     

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-029

 

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 $71,262.51 

                   are hereby authorized to be paid on January 4, 2007.

 

2.        The Borough Clerk 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/Soden          

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

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

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          None

               Absent:          None

 

Mayor Reynolds requests Council to nominate a Police Commissioner.

 

C/Soden nominates Jayne Carr, seconded by C/Robilotti. 

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2006-030

 

Appointment of Police Commissioner

 

            Whereas, there is a need for the position of Police Commissioner as set forth in the Code of the Borough of Englishtown, Chapter 1.33.03:

 

            Now Therefore Be It Resolved, by the Englishtown Borough Council as follows that Councilwoman Jayne Carr is hereby appointed as Police Commissioner of the Borough of Englishtown, which appointment shall be effective January 4, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

 

            Be It Further Resolved, that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be provided by the Acting Borough Clerk to the Borough Administrator, the Police Commissioner, and the Police Chief.

 

Offered By:                  C/Soden

 

Seconded By:               C/Robilotti

 

 

 

Roll Call:  Ayes:            C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Robilotti, C/Cooke, C/Leonardis

                  Nays:         None

              Abstain:          C/Carr

               Absent:          None

 

Mayor Reynolds requests Council to nominate a Second Council Member to be on the Police Commission.

 

C/Carr nominated Cindy Robilotti, seconded by C/Soden.

 

C/Simon nominated Janet Leonardis, no second.

 

Borough of Englishtown

Resolution No. 2007-031

Appointment of Police Commission

 

            Whereas, there is a need for the council appointment of a Police Commission as set forth in the Code of the Borough of Englishtown, Chapter 1.33.03;

 

            Whereas, the Borough Council shall designate from among its membership two or more members, along with the Mayor which shall constitute a Police Commission.  The Police Commissioner shall chair the Police Commission;

 

            Now Therefore Be It Resolved, by the Englishtown Borough Council as follows that Councilwoman Jayne Carr and Councilwoman Cindy Robilotti are hereby appointed to the Police Commission of the Borough of Englishtown, which appointment shall be effective January 4, 2007 through December 31, 2007.

 

            Be It Further Resolved, that a certified copy of this Resolution shall be provided by the Acting Borough Clerk to the Borough Administrator, members of the Police Commission and the Police Chief.

 

Offered By:                  C/Carr

 

Seconded By:               C/Soden

 

Roll Call:    Ayes:          C/Soden, C/Simon, C/Carr, C/Cooke, C/Leonardis

                    Nays:       None

                Abstain:        C/Robilotti

                 Absent:        None

 

 Mayor Reynolds requests five-minute recess.

 

A motion for five-minute recess was offered by C/Soden, seconded by C/Simon.  Passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Reynolds requests a motion to reconvene Council Meeting.

 

A motion to reconvene was offered by C/Soden, seconded by C/Simon.  Passed unanimously.

 

Mayor Appointments

 

COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

YEAR 2007

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

 

Committee                                     Chairperson                             Co-Chairperson

Public Safety/

Code Enforcement                                Jayne Carr                                Cindy Robilotti            

Public Utilities                           Harry Soden                             Steve Simon                

 

Public Health, Welfare

And Public Events                                Lori Cooke                              Harry Soden                

 

Administration, Finance

And Personnel                                      Cindy Robilotti             Janet Leonardis                       

Legislative, Insurance

And Licenses                                        Steve Simon                             Lori Cooke                 

 

Public Buildings and

Grounds                                               Janet Leonardis                        Jayne Carr                   

 

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/Soden and seconded by C/Simon.   Passed unanimously.

 

Adjournment

 

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

 

The time being  8:06 P.M.

 

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Approved by Governing Body                                          Clerk