Council Meeting Agenda 03-02-21

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL CONFERENCE MEETING March 2, 2021

7:00 PM
Municipal Building

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 March 2, 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 should dial in to 408-418-9388. When asked to enter an access code, please enter 129 750 1181, 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.

NEW BUSINESS RESOLUTION(S)

  1. Resolution R-21-033: Bill List Resolution

DISCUSSION MARCH 16, 2021 AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Resolution authorizing refund of escrow account balances
  2. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $520.00 on the property located at 237 North Mountain Avenue and known on the Township Tax Map as block 1603 Lot 1
  3. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $250.00 on the property located at 61-1/2 Forest Street and known on the Township Tax Map as block 3203 Lot 6.01
  4. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $430.00 on the property located at 100 Willowdale Avenue and known on the Township Tax Map as block 4007 Lot 17
  5. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $205.00 on the property located at 23 Ward Place and known on the Township Tax Map as block 2904 Lot 33
  6. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $205.00 on the property located at 291 Claremont Avenue and known on the Township Tax Map as block 1508 Lot 24
  7. Resolution authorizing the amendment of the not to exceed amount of Resolution R-20-218 authorizing a professional services agreement with Eric M. Bernstein & Associates, LLC as Special Tax Counsel for the Township of Montclair
  8. Resolution authorizing the amendment of the not to exceed amount of Resolution R-20-219 authorizing 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 the year 2021
  9. Resolution awarding a contract to Hendricks Appraisal Inc. for Tax Court Appraisal Services and Tax Assessment Inspection Services
  10. Resolution authorizing payment to the law firm of Weissman & Mintz, LLC for services rendered in connection with emergent legal representation of Juliet Lee in her official capacity as Deputy Township Clerk
  11. Ordinance to amend Section 347 Zoning of the code of the Township of Montclair to clarify the intent of the inclusionary zoning ordinance and update the cash-in-lieu contribution
  12. Ordinance to amend Section 347 Zoning of the code of the Township of Montclair

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Resolution R-21-034: Resolution authorizing executive session without the public being permitted to attend in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(b) : [Topic: Litigation]

ADJOURNMENT