Council Meeting Agenda 02-16-21


February 16, 2021
7:00 PM

Announcement: This is a regular 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.


Sunshine Statement
Pledge of Allegiance
Roll Call          


In an effort to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing practices, this February 16, 2021 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 as well as later in the meeting during the public hearings for Ordinances on second reading should dial in to 408-418-9388. When asked to enter an access code, please enter 179 700 4793, 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 congratulating Armour Harding Brown on his 100th birthday.
Proclamation declaring racism as a public health crisis


  1. Ordinance O-21-01: Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapter 217 (Noise), Section 6 (Internal Combustion Leafblowers) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  2. Ordinance O-21-0-02: Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapter 295 (Stormwater Control) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.


Below items with asterisks (*) have been placed on the Consent Agenda by the Township Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items, unless requested by
a Council Member.

*1. Resolution R-21-025: Resolution awarding contract to Quality Facility Solutions for cleaning services for the Township owned buildings for the period from March 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022 with a Township option to renew for a twenty-four month period.

*2. Resolution R-21-026: Resolution authorizing the exercising of the Township’s option to renew the recycling agreement with Atlantic Coast Fibers to process curbside fiber mix, OCC and commingled containers recovered through the Township’s recycling program for a twenty-four month period at the same and current terms.

*3. Resolution R-21-027: Resolution authorizing purchase contract with Cifelli & Sons through the Morris County Cooperative Purchasing Council pursuant to N.J.S.A. 5:34-7.11c

*4. Resolution R-21-028: Resolution authorizing the amendment of the not to exceed amount of Resolution R-19-131 authorizing a professional service agreement with Arterial, LLC for preparation of construction drawings for the Church Street roundabout

*5. Resolution R- 21-29: Resolution authorizing the award of a contract for fire officers promotional testing for the Montclair Fire Department

*6. Resolution R-21-030: Resolution authorizing refund of escrow account balances

*7. Resolution R-21-031: Resolution regarding the Governing Body Certification of Compliance with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964”

8. Resolution: Bill List Resolution