Council Meeting Agenda 02-19-19

COUNCIL MEETING

February 19, 2019
7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS

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 at http://Montclair.peg.tv; it is available on demand and can and will be re-broadcast.

OPEN SESSION
SUNSHINE NOTICE
ROLL CALL
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC COMMENT

All speakers must complete the sign-in sheet before addressing the Council

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to us the minutes of February 5, 2019. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT

PROCLAMATION

Proclamation for Barry DeShong

DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET PRESENTATION

Fire Department
Police Department
Department of Utilities
Department of Health and Human Services

PENDING ORDINANCES/SECOND READING

  1. Bond Ordinance of the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, providing for various school capital improvements and authorizing the issuance of $4,859,950 bonds or notes of the Township to finance the cost thereof (O-19-002) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-002)
  2. Ordinance to amend Montclair Code Chapter 249 (Property, Vacant and Abandoned) (O-19-003) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-003)
  3. Ordinance to amend Montclair Code Section 327 (Vehicles and Traffic) to include a multi-way stop intersection at Van Vleck Street and North Mountain Avenue (O-19-004) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-004)

NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCES

  1. Ordinance Extend the “No Parking Here to Corner” parking restriction on the northbound lane of Upper Mountain Avenue to a point 125 feet south of the intersection with Bellevue Avenue (O-19-007)
  2. Ordinance amending Montclair Code Section 337 Vendors, Mobile (O-19-008)

CONSENT AGENDA

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.

RESOLUTIONS

*1. Resolution awarding contract for year 2019 tree removal services (R-19-038)

*2. Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $7,330.00 on the property located at 117 Chestnut Street and known on the Township tax map as Block 2304 Lot 6 (R-19-039)

*3. New Jersey State Health Benefits Program resolution for local employers to offer incentive to subscribers who select enrollment into tiered network medical plans (Township civilian employees) (R-19-040)

*4. New Jersey State Health Benefits Program resolution for local employers to offer incentive to subscribers who select enrollment into tiered network medical plans (Township Police and Fire employees) (R-19-041)

*5. New Jersey State Health Benefits Program resolution for local employers to offer incentive to subscribers who select enrollment into tiered network medical plans (Township Library employees) (R-19-042)

*6. 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” (R-19-043)

*7. Resolution to amend scope of work for a New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund Certified Local Government (CLG) year 2018 grant-in-aid award (R-19-044)

*8. Resolution awarding a contract for RFP 18-16 Tax Court Appraisal Services and Tax Assessment Inspection Services (R-19-045)

 *9. Resolution authorizing 2018 appropriation reserve transfers pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-59 (R-19-046)

10. Resolution Opposing Senate Bill S2505 and Assembly Bill A2558 known as the Vegetation Management Response Act (R-19-047)

11. Bill List

TOWNSHIP CLERK