** AGENDA **

 

May 28, 2008

 

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 – April 9, 2008

 

5.         Committee Reports

 

6.         Correspondence

 

7.                  Discussion Item:           Monmouth County Growth Mgmt. Guide

Response needed by May 31, 2008  

 

   8.        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.

 

9.                  Old Business

 

A.                 Ordinance No. 2008-04 – Public Hearing & Adoption

Ordinance Creating Chapter 1.29 of the Code of the Borough of Englishtown Entitled “Pension Enrollment”

 

   10.   New Business

 

              A.         Ordinance No. 2008-05 – First Reading & Introduction          

An Ordinance to Create the Position of Municipal Housing Liaison for the Purpose of Administering the Borough of Englishtown’s Affordable Housing Program Pursuant to The Fair Housing Act

 

                        B.         Resolution No. 2008-108

            Authorizing Cablevision To Perform Work

 

C.        Resolution No. 2008-109

Emergency Temporary Appropriations

 

D.         Resolution No. 2008-110

                        Authorizing Borough Engineer to Complete Application for

FY 2009 N.J. Department of Transportation Grant

 

E.         Resolution No. 2008-111

                        Authorizing Amendments to 2008 Organizational Chart

 

            F.         Resolution No. 2008-112

                        Authorizing Approval of Department Requisitions

 

            G.         Resolution No. 2008-113

                        Authorizing Payment of Borough Bills

 

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 implies or mentioned, are to be brought to the full attention of the Council through an appointment and subsequent disclosure through the Personnel Committee.

           

            12.       Executive Session

 

            13.       Adjournment

 

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

 

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

                  Absent:            C/Simon

 

Also present were Peter Gorbatuk, Acting 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.

 

Approval of Minutes –

 

There being no corrections, deletions or additions, a motion to approve the Minutes of   April 9, 2008 was offered by C/Soden and seconded by C/Carr.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

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

                      Nayes:           None

                     Absent:           C/Simon

                    Abstain:           C/Robilotti, C/Cooke

 

Committee Reports

 

Administration, Finance & Personnel

Councilwoman Leonardis reports nothing at this time.

 

Code Enforcement, Public Health, Welfare & Public Events

Councilwoman Cooke reports:

 

Public Safety

Councilwoman Robilotti reports:

 

Public Utilities

Councilman Soden reports nothing at this time.

 

Public Buildings & Grounds

Councilwoman Carr reports:

 

Legislative, Insurance & Licenses

Councilman Simon was not in attendance; nothing was reported.

 

Correspondence

 

Peter Gorbatuk, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

Mayor Reynolds requests that Laurie Finger, Borough Administrator contact Manalapan and see if they solicited bids for their solid waste and recycling yet.  He would like to have both communities served by the same carrier.

 

Discussion Item – Monmouth County Growth Management Guide

                               Response needed by May 31, 2008

 

Mayor Reynolds states this discussion item has been carried over from our last Council Meeting and at that time Tom Herits, Borough Engineer had listed some items.  Would anyone like to add anything?

 

There being no additions, Mayor Reynolds asks Peter Gorbatuk, Acting Municipal Clerk to give Tom Herits, Borough Engineer a call tomorrow to make sure our response is received before May 31st.

 

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/Carr and seconded by C/Robilotti.  Passed unanimously.

 

Old Business

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN                 PUBLIC HEARING & ADOPTION

ORDINANCE NO. 2008-04

 

ORDINANCE CREATING A NEW CHAPTER

CHAPTER 1.29

OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN ENTITLED

“PENSION ENROLLMENT”

 

WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey has passed legislation effective July 1, 2007, requiring a delineation of Borough Personnel eligible for and required to be enrolled in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the State has required that this delineation be in the form of an ordinance.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Englishtown that Chapter 1.29 of the Code of the Borough of Englishtown is hereby created as follows:

 

Chapter 1.29. Pension Enrollment

 

1.29.01. Identification of Pension Programs.

 

Borough Personnel are eligible for enrollment in various State pension programs, including Public Employees’ Retirement System (hereinafter “PERS”), Defined Contribution Retirement Program (hereinafter “DCRP”), and Police and Firemen’s Retirement System.

 

1.29.02. Required Participation.

 

Unless otherwise exempted, the following persons shall be eligible and shall participate in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program:

 

A.        A person commencing a position as Borough Councilperson on or after July 1, 2007, or any elected official who commenced such position prior to that time, but was out of office on any date after July 1, 2007, or who was not enrolled in PERS on any date after July 1, 2007.

 

B.         Any person appointed to a position within the Borough whose appointment requires the consent of the Borough Council, except:

 

            1. Routine appointments below the level of Department Head.

 

2. Persons holding a professional license or certificate to perform and is performing as a Certified Health Officer, Tax Assessor, Tax Collector, Municipal Planner, Chief Financial Officer, Registered Municipal Clerk, Construction Code Official, Licensed Uniform Subcode Inspector, Qualified Purchasing Agent, or Certified Public Works Manager.

 

3. A person who is appointed to a temporary or “acting” capacity to one of the positions identified in Section 1.29.02.A.2. above, provided that appointment is for a limited term in order to give the person the opportunity to obtain a required certification.     

 

4. In the event a person has more than one position within the Borough, and one position is DCRP mandated and the other is not, the person’s salary shall be prorated between the positions to effectuate this ordinance.

 

C.        Any person who is granted a pension or retirement allowance under any pension fund or retirement system established by the State of New Jersey, who chooses to participate in DCRP pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:3C-3 upon being elected to public office.              

 

D.        To the extent any individual otherwise eligible for the DCRP is enrolled in the Teachers’ Pension and Annuity Fund or PERS and is subject to the annual maximum wage contribution base for Social Security, that individual is eligible only for the excess compensation, if any, over such maximum wage contribution.

 

1.29.03. Exclusion for Police and Firemen’s Retirement System.

 

This ordinance is not applicable to any Borough personnel enrolled in or who becomes enrolled in the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System.

 

1.29.04. Exclusion for PERS enrollees.

 

The requirements for enrollment in the Defined Contribution Retirement Program set forth in this ordinance are not applicable to any of the following:

 

A.        Any person appointed to a position within the Borough who has, at the time of appointment, been a member of PERS continually. Continually shall mean that the individual was a member of PERS prior to July 1, 2007, and for whom a period of no more than two years has elapsed from the time the individual left prior employment in a PERS position to the time of appointment by the Borough.

 

B.        Borough Personnel who are members of PERS who are promoted to a position defined as requiring DCRP enrollment, except that an individual hired in a PERS position with the intention of circumventing the DCRP requirements, shall not be eligible to remain in as a PERS enrollee rather than DCRP.

 

 1.29.05. Categorical Exclusions.

 

The following persons shall not be eligible to participate in DCRP:

 

A.        The person’s base salary for that employment, office or position is less than $1,500 per year.

 

B.         The person is eligible, by virtue of the position in question, for enrollment as a member of another State or locally administered pension fund or retirement system established by the State, unless otherwise mandated by this ordinance to participate in DCRP.

 

C.        The person is receiving a benefit as a retiree from any other State pension fund or retirement system, unless they elect to participate in DCRP pursuant to N.J.S.A. 43:3C-3.

 

D.        The person is ineligible for membership in PERS by virtue of being a person appointed by a professional services resolution.

 

1.29.06. Waiver of Participation

 

The following persons may waive participation in DCRP:

 

A.        Any person whose base salary is less than $5,000 may, at the commencement of service in a particular employment, office or position, may irrevocably waive participation with regard to that employment, office, or position by filing the forms required by the State of New Jersey.

 

B.         Any person eligible to participate by virtue of Section 1.29.02.D may elect to waive participation with regard to that particular employment, office or position by filing, when first eligible, the form required by the State of New Jersey. This shall not be irrevocable, and the person can elect to participate thereafter, by filing the required form, which election shall commence on the January 1 following the filing of the election to participate.

 

1.29.07. Identification of Positions.

 

Subject to the foregoing exceptions, exclusions and waivers, the following positions within the Borough shall be deemed to be within the requirements for DCRP participation:

 

Borough Administrator                                       Zoning Officer

Municipal Judge                                                 Housing Inspector

Police Chief                                                       Code Enforcement Officer

Municipal Court Administrator                            Fire Official                        

Water/Sewer Superintendent

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED THAT this Ordinance shall take effect upon passage and publication in accordance with applicable 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/Robilotti.  Passed unanimously.

 

Adoption

A motion to adopt Ordinance No.2008-04, above titled, was offered by C/Robilotti and

Seconded by C/Cooke.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

Offered By:                  C/Robilotti                                          

 

Seconded By:               C/Cooke

 

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

                        Nays:   None

  Abstain:    None

Absent:   C/Simon

 

New Business

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN                 FIRST READING & INTRODUCTION

ORDINANCE NO. 2008-05

 

AN ORDINANCE TO CREATE THE POSITION OF MUNICIPAL HOUSING LIAISON FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADMINISTERING THE BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM PURSUANT TO THE FAIR HOUSING ACT.

BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Governing Body of The Borough of Englishtown in the County of Monmouth and State of New Jersey that a new chapter, Chapter 1.49, “Municipal Housing Liaison” of the Code of the Borough of Englishtown is hereby added as follows:

Section 1.            Purpose.

The purpose of this article is to create the administrative mechanisms needed for the execution of The Borough of Englishtown’s responsibility to assist in the provision of affordable housing pursuant to the Fair Housing Act of 1985.

Section 2.            Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:

MUNICIPAL HOUSING LIAISON – The employee charged by the governing body with the responsibility for oversight and administration of the affordable housing program for The Borough of Englishtown.

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT – The entity responsible for administering the affordability controls of some or all units in the affordable housing program for The Borough of Englishtown to ensure that the restricted units under administration are affirmatively marketed and sold or rented, as applicable, only to low- and moderate-income households.

Section 3.        Establishment of Municipal Housing Liaison position and compensation; powers and duties.

A.        Establishment of position of Municipal Housing Liaison. There is hereby established the position of Municipal Housing Liaison for The Borough of Englishtown.

 B.        Subject to the approval of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH), the Municipal Housing Liaison shall be appointed by the Governing Body and may be a full or part time municipal employee.

C.        The Municipal Housing Liaison shall be responsible for oversight and administration of the affordable housing program for The Borough of Englishtown including the following responsibilities, which may not be contracted out, exclusive of item 6 which may be contracted out:

(1) Serving as The Borough of Englishtown’s primary point of contact for all inquiries from the State, affordable housing providers, Administrative Agents, and interested households;

(2) Monitoring the status of all restricted units in The Borough of Englishtown’s Fair Share Plan;

(3) Compiling, verifying, and submitting annual reports as required by COAH;

(4) Coordinating meetings with affordable housing providers and Administrative Agents, as applicable;

(5) Attending continuing education opportunities on affordability controls, compliance monitoring, and affirmative marketing as offered or approved by COAH;

(6) If applicable, serving as the Administrative Agent for some or all of the restricted units in The Borough of Englishtown as described in F. below.

D.        Subject to approval by COAH, The Borough of Englishtown may contract with or authorize a consultant, authority, government or any agency charged by the Governing Body, which entity shall have the responsibility of administering the affordable housing program of The Borough of Englishtown except for those responsibilities which may not be contracted out pursuant to subsection C aboveIf The Borough of Englishtown contracts with another entity to administer all or any part of the affordable housing program, including the affordability controls and Affirmative Marketing Plan, the Municipal Housing Liaison shall supervise the contracting Administrative Agent.

E.         Compensation. Compensation shall be fixed by the Governing Body at the time of the appointment of the Municipal Housing Liaison.

F.         Administrative powers and duties assigned to the Municipal Housing Liaison

(1) Affirmative Marketing

(a) Conducting an outreach process to insure affirmative marketing of affordable housing units in accordance with the Affirmative Marketing Plan of The Borough of Englishtown and the provisions of N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.15; and

(b) Providing counseling or contracting to provide counseling services to low and moderate income applicants on subjects such as budgeting, credit issues, mortgage qualification, rental lease requirements, and landlord/tenant law.

(2) Household Certification

(a) Soliciting, scheduling, conducting and following up on interviews with interested households;

(b) Conducting interviews and obtaining sufficient documentation of gross income and assets upon which to base a determination of income eligibility for a low- or moderate-income unit;

(c) Providing written notification to each applicant as to the determination of eligibility or non-eligibility;

(d) Requiring that all certified applicants for restricted units execute a certificate substantially in the form, as applicable, of either the ownership or rental certificates set forth in Appendices J and K of N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.1 et. seq.;

(e) Creating and maintaining a referral list of eligible applicant households living in the housing region and eligible applicant households with members working in the housing region where the units are located; and

(f) Employing the random selection process as provided in the Affirmative Marketing Plan of The Borough of Englishtown when referring households for certification to affordable units.

(3) Affordability Controls

(a) Furnishing to attorneys or closing agents forms of deed restrictions and mortgages for recording at the time of conveyance of title of each restricted unit;

(b) Creating and maintaining a file on each restricted unit for its control period, including the recorded deed with restrictions, recorded mortgage and note, as appropriate;

(c) Ensuring that the removal of the deed restrictions and cancellation of the mortgage note are effectuated and properly filed with the appropriate county’s register of deeds or county clerk’s office after the termination of the affordability controls for each restricted unit;

(d) Communicating with lenders regarding foreclosures; and

(e) Ensuring the issuance of Continuing Certificates of Occupancy or certifications pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.10.

(4) Resale and rental

(a) Instituting and maintaining an effective means of communicating information between owners and the Administrative Agent regarding the availability of restricted units for resale or rental; and

(b) Instituting and maintaining an effective means of communicating information to low- and moderate-income households regarding the availability of restricted units for resale or re-rental.

(5)             Processing request from unit owners

(a) Reviewing and approving requests from owners of restricted units who wish to take out home equity loans or refinance during the term of their ownership;

(b) Reviewing and approving requests to increase sales prices from owners of restricted units who wish to make capital improvements to the units that would affect the selling price, such authorizations to be limited to those improvements resulting in additional bedrooms or bathrooms and the cost of central air conditioning systems; and

(c) Processing requests and making determinations on requests by owners of restricted units for hardship waivers.

(6) Enforcement

(a)    Securing annually lists of all affordable housing units for which tax bills are mailed to absentee owners and notifying all such owners that they must either move back to their unit or sell it;

 

(b)   Securing from all developers and sponsors of restricted units, at the earliest point of contact in the processing of the project or development, written acknowledgement of the requirement that no restricted unit can be offered, or in any other way committed, to any person, other than a household duly certified to the unit by the Administrative Agent;

 

(c)    The posting annually in all rental properties, including two-family homes, of a notice as to the maximum permitted rent together with the telephone number of the Administrative Agent where complaints of excess rent can be made;

 

(d)   Sending annual mailings to all owners of affordable dwelling units, reminding them of the  notices and requirements outlined in N.J.A.C. 5:80-26.18(d)4;

 

(e)    Establishing a program for diverting unlawful rent payments to the municipality's affordable housing trust fund or other appropriate municipal fund approved by the DCA; 

 

(f) Creating and publishing a written operating manual, as approved by COAH, setting forth procedures for administering such affordability controls; and

(g) Providing annual reports to COAH as required.

 

(7) The Administrative Agent shall have authority to take all actions necessary and appropriate to carry out its responsibilities hereunder.

 

Section 4.            Severability.

 

            If any section, subsection, paragraph, sentence or other part of this Ordinance is adjudged unconstitutional or invalid, such judgment shall not affect or invalidate the remainder of this Ordinance, but shall be confined in its effect to the section, subsection, paragraph, sentence or other part of this Ordinance directly involved in the controversy in which said judgment shall have been rendered and all other provisions of this Ordinance shall remain in full force and effect.

 

Section 5.            Inconsistent Ordinances Repealed.

            All ordinances or parts of ordinances which are inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed, but only to the extent of such inconsistencies.

 

Section 6.            Effective Date.

            This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon final adoption and publication in the manner prescribed by law.

 

A motion to introduce the above titled Ordinance was offered by C/Robilotti  and seconded by C/Carr.  Passed on the following roll call:

 

Offered by:                               C/Robilotti                  

 

Seconded by:                           C/Carr

 

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

                        Nays:      None   

                        Abstain:  None

                        Absent:   None

 

Peter Gorbatuk, Acting Municipal Clerk states the Public Hearing and Adoption on Ordinance No.2008-05 is scheduled for the June 11, 2008 Council Meeting, 7:30 p.m. at Borough Hall.

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-108

 

      Granting Permission to Cablevision

   to perform repair work

 

            WHEREAS, Cablevision has informed the Borough of Englishtown that it intends to make repairs in the vicinity of Englishtown Bridge MN-30, and seeks permission to interrupt service and traffic for that purpose; and

 

            WHEREAS, the Borough recognizes its obligations under applicable regulations to permit this repair work:

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Englishtown that the Borough will grant permission to Cablevision to do repairs to its facilities with the understanding that Cablevision will be responsible for any damages to Borough facilities resulting therefrom; that Cablevision will alert all customers of the time and date of service interruption via a door knocker, approved by the Governing Body, which will be placed on all customer’s doors no later than June 13, 2008; and that Cablevision will assure that a lane of traffic remains operable to permit all traffic to pass during the time of the repair work, under police supervision. It is anticipated that, weather permitting, the work will commence on 12:00 a.m. Tuesday night June 17, 2008 and be completed by Wednesday morning June 18, 2008 at 6:00 a.m.

           

Offered By:                          C/Robilotti

 

Seconded By:                       C/Cooke

 

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

                   Nays:                None

                Absent:                 C/Simon

               Abstain:                 None

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-109

 

EMERGENCY TEMPORARY APPROPRIATIONS

 

WHEREAS, an emergent condition has arisen with respect to the need for various operating expenses prior to the adoption of the 2008 Budget and no adequate provision has been made in the 2008 temporary budget for the aforesaid purposes, and

 

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A.40A:4-20 provides for the creation of an emergency temporary appropriation for said purpose; and

 

WHEREAS, the total emergency temporary appropriation resolutions adopted in the year 2008 pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 96, P.L.1951 (N.J.S.A.40A:4-20) including this resolution total $473,689.00.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown, in the County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey, (not less than two-thirds of all the members thereof affirmatively concurring) that in accordance with the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A-20:

 

1.  Emergency temporary appropriations be and the same is hereby made in the amount of $159,137.00 as per attached sheets.

 

2.  Said emergency temporary appropriations will be provided for in the 2008 budget.

 

3.      That one certified copy of this resolution be filed with the Director, Division of Local Government Services.

 

Offered By:                          C/Robilotti

 

Seconded By:                       C/Carr

 

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

                   Nays:                None

                Absent:                C/Simon

               Abstain:                None

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-110

 

AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH ENGINEER TO

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS FOR FY 2009

NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION GRANT

 

            WHEREAS, the FY 2009 New Jersey Transportation Fund Authority Act has provided funds for the improvements of the municipal roads.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown, County of Monmouth, State of New Jersey that four (4) individual applications be made to the Commissioner of Transportation for aid under the current allocation of Municipal Aid Program Portion of the above act, for the following projects:

1.      Reconstruction of Weamaconk Drive/Victory Drive

2.      Pedestrian Crosswalk Lighting System on Water Street/Main Street & Tennent Avenue/Main Street intersections

3.      Reconstruction of Curbing and Sidewalk on Railroad/Conover Street and Park Avenue

4.      Reconstruction of Center Street

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that if these applications are approved and accepted by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the Borough of Englishtown agrees to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in each application entitled “Application of State Aid to Municipalities Under the FY 2009 New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act” attached thereto.

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said application fee is not to exceed $1000.00 for all four (4) projects.

 

Offered By:                          C/Soden

 

Seconded By:                       C/Robilotti

 

C/Carr

 

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

                   Nays:      None

                Absent:      C/Simon

               Abstain:       None

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-111

 

AUTHORIZING AMENDMENTS TO 2008 ORGANIZATIONAL CHART

OF THE BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

 

            WHEREAS, the Borough Council adopted Resolution No. 2008-034 to establish a chain of command and to amend the Borough’s governmental organizational chart in order to establish firm reporting lines and smooth the operations of the government:

 

            WHEREAS, within the organizational chart, certain departments were listed incorrectly and the Code Enforcement Officer was omitted; these job titles need to be consistent with Borough of Englishtown Ordinance No. 2008-04 “Defined Contribution Retirement Program (D.C.R.P.)” which is scheduled to be adopted on May 28, 2008.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Englishtown, that the attached amended 2008 Organizational Chart shall be effective immediately.

 

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Acting Borough Clerk shall provide a certified copy of this Resolution to the Borough Administrator, and each Borough Department head.

 

Offered By:                C/Robilotti

 

Seconded By:             C/Carr

 

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

                   Nays         None

                Absent:       C/Simon

               Abstain:        None

 

BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-112

 

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

COUNTY OF MONMOUTH, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

AUTHORIZING THE APPROVAL OF DEPARTMENT REQUISITIONS

 

            WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council have carefully examined all requisitions presented to the Borough for the processing into purchase orders; and

 

            WHEREAS, after due consideration of the said requisitions, the Mayor and Council have approved processing 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 requisitions amounting to the sum of $2,645.20

are hereby authorized to be processed into purchase orders on May 28, 2008.

 

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 requisitions hereby authorized to be processed into purchase orders.

 

Offered By:                          C/Robilotti

 

Seconded By:                       C/Carr

 

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

                   Nays:                 None

                Absent:                 C/Simon

               Abstain:                  None

 

 BOROUGH OF ENGLISHTOWN

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-113

 

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 $292,271.46

                   are hereby authorized to be paid on May 28, 2008.

 

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/Robilotti

 

Seconded By:                    C/Carr

 

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

                   Nays:             None

                Absent:             C/Simon

               Abstain:              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.

 

Rudy Rucker, 2 Irving Place

 

Deborah Nemkov, 11 Wilson Avenue

Mayor Reynolds responds yes and reads Chapter 2.87 of Code Book aloud. If you should see anyone loitering contact the Police.

 

Deborah Nemkov

 

Mayor Reynolds responds no we are under the Monmouth County Board of Health.

 

There being no further questions or comments, a motion to close the public portion was offered by C/Soden and seconded by C/Robilotti.   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 Elon and assorted water matters, negotiation, contractual litigation; 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/Carr

 

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

                   Nays:  None

                Absent:   C/Simon

               Abstain:   None

 

The time being  8:13 P.M.

 

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

 

The time being  8:52 P.M.

 

Adjournment

 

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

 

The time being  8:53 P.M.

 

  

____July 9, 2008___________                                       ________________________

Approved by Governing Body                                          Acting Municipal Clerk