Council Meeting Agenda 12-01-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL CONFERENCE MEETING

December 1, 2020

7:00 P.M.

Announcement: This is a conference meeting of the Council of the Township of Montclair and is being broadcast live on Channel 34 and is streaming live on the MontclairTV34 YouTube channel; it is available on demand and can and will be re-broadcast.

OPEN SESSION

Sunshine Statement
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call

PUBLIC COMMENT:

In an effort to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing practices, this December 1, 2020 Township Council meeting, and further meetings until the pandemic is over, will only be available to the public remotely.

Those who wish to participate now during public comment should dial in to 408-418-9388. When asked to enter an access code, please enter 179 636 6334, then #. When asked to enter an attendee number then #, please simply press #. When asked, please state your name then press #. The Administrator will say when it is a caller’s turn to speak and the caller will then hear 2 beeps. At that time, the caller will have an opportunity to make his or her comment.

PROCLAMATION(S)

Proclamation thanking Rev. Doctor Paul A. Leggett of Grace Presbyterian Church for his years of dedicated service in the Township of Montclair

NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCE(S)

  1. Ordinance O-20-24: Ordinance amending Ordinance O-20-08 and O-20-20 to extend the temporary moratorium on rent increase due to the COVID-19 pandemic

NEW BUSINESS RESOLUTION(S)

  1. Resolution R-20-187: Resolution establishing meeting dates of the governing body for year 2021
  2. Resolution R-20-188: Resolution authorizing an agreement with the Montclair Neighborhood Development Corporation in connection with the establishment of remote learning centers
  3. Bill List Resolution

DISCUSSION/DECEMBER 15, 2020 AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Resolution authorizing the execution of the fifth-year option of the contract with Meadowlink/EZ Ride for operation of the Township of Montclair’s senior bus services
  2. Resolution appointing members of the Board of School Estimate
  3. Resolution designating Public Agency Compliance Officer for year 2021
  4. Resolution authorizing the acquisition of two (2) new 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles through Bid # 20-13
  5. Resolution authorizing the exercising of the Township’s option to renew the contract for the Township’s plumbing services for a twenty-four month period at the same current terms
  6. Resolution appointing 2020-2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) representatives
  7. Resolution authorizing the purchase of a 911 call taking system (Motorola Vesta 9-1-1)
  8. Resolution authorizing the exercising of the Township’s option to renew the contract for the Township’s purchase of hardware commodities for a twenty-four month period at the same current terms
  9. Resolution authorizing the exercising of the Township’s option to renew the contract for the Township owned elevators maintenance and repair services for a twenty-four month period at the same current terms
  10. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-58 (MILL 2020 Grant)
  11. Resolution establishing a cash management plan and naming official depositories for the Township of Montclair for the calendar year 2021
  12. Resolution setting the rate of penalties and grace period for receipt of delinquent taxes and municipal charges
  13. Resolution to approve temporary budget appropriation for debt service due to prior to the adoption of either the temporary or permanent budget
  14. Resolution authorizing purchase contracts with certain approved county, state and national cooperative council contract vendors pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-10
  15. Resolution authorizing execution of a professional engineering services agreement with Matrix New World Engineering, Land Surveying and Landscape Architecture
  16. Resolution re-appointing Ira Karasick, Esq. as Township Attorney
  17. Resolution to cancel outstanding checks on the books of the Township of Montclair
  18. Resolution supporting free and fair elections
  19. Resolution awarding contract for Bid # 20-09 Year 2020 Phase C sanitary sewer rehabilitation
  20. Resolution authorizing execution of a professional engineering services agreement with Suburban Consulting Engineers, Inc. for construction administration and inspection services in relation to the Year 2020 “Phase C” sanitary sewer rehabilitation
  21. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Benecke Economics for financial advisory and economic cons
  22. Resolution appointing PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP as Township Auditor and authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP for municipal audit services for the period ending December 31, 2020
  23. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with McManimon, Scotland & Baumann as bond counsel for the Township of Montclair for the year 2021
  24. Resolution re-appointing Peter D. Russo, Esq. to the position of Municipal Public Defender for year 2021
  25. Resolution appointing William Fried, Esq. to the position of alternate Municipal Public Defender for year 2021
  26. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland, and Perretti as conflict counsel and special litigation counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2021
  27. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Genova Burns as labor and employment counsel and special litigation counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2021
  28. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management and Consulting Agency (“IMAC”) for risk management consulting services
  29. Resolution Authorizing the execution of an agreement with Insurance Management and Consulting Agency (“IMAC”) for insurance brokerage and consultancy services
  30. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Eric M. Bernstein & Associates, LLC as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2021
  31. Resolution authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement with Difrancesco, Bateman, Coley, Yospin, Kunzman, Davis, Lehrer & Flaum, P.C. as special tax counsel for the Township of Montclair for year 2021
  32. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-58 (Childhood Lead Program Grant)

ADJOURNMENT