Council Meeting Agenda 04-23-19

COUNCIL MEETING
April 23, 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 April 2, 2019. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT.

PROCLAMATIONS

Proclamation declaring April 2019 Autism Awareness Month
Proclamation declaring April 2019 Limb Loss Awareness Month
Proclamation declaring April 22, 2019 through April 26, 2019 as Week of the Young Child
Proclamation honoring nurses at Mountainside Medical Center during National Nurses Week
Proclamation recognizing and celebrating the 20th anniversary of World Falun Dafa Day

PENDING ORDINANCES/SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance prohibiting left turns on Grove Street between Glenridge Avenue and Bloomfield Avenue (O-19-009) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-009)
  2. Ordinance to amend Section 347 (Zoning) of the Code of the Township of Montclair, New Jersey to correct a measurement for lot width and maximum height of a free-standing sign (O-19-012) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-012)
  3. Ordinance amending Section 327 (Vehicles and Traffic) of the Code of the Township of Montclair, New Jersey (O-19-013) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-013)
  4. Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapters 230 and 327 regarding certain parking fees (O-19-014) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O-19-014)

NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCES

  1. Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for acquisition of vehicles, equipment, and other improvements for the Parking Utility and appropriating the sum of $146,000 from the Parking Utility Capital Improvement Fund for the cost thereof (O-19-015)
  2. Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for various improvements for the Water Utility and appropriating the sum of $2,375,000 from the Water Utility Capital Improvement Fund for the cost thereof (O-19-016)
  3. Bond Ordinance Providing for Various Capital Improvements in and by the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, Appropriating $1,159,600 Therefor and Authorizing the Issuance of $1,099,600 Bonds or Notes of the Township to Finance Part of the Cost Thereof (O-19-017)

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 authorizing introduction and approval of the 2019 budget for the Montclair Center Special Improvement District (R-19-080)

*2. Resolution authorizing execution of an agreement with Rich View Consulting for arborist consulting services (R-19-081)

*3. Resolution authorizing additional funds be paid to Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland Perretti, LLP (R-19-082)

*4. Resolution authorizing notice of intention to issue one hotel consumption license by the historical method, N.J.S.A. 33:1-19.1 and 19.2, pursuant to the hotel exception, N.J.S.A. 33:1-12.20 (R-19-083)

*5. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriations pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (R-19-084)

6. Resolution appointing a member to the Housing Commission (R-19-085)

7. Resolution authorizing signage installation at Crane Park (R-19-086)

8. Resolution accepting maintenance responsibility for the installation of a new crosswalk across Grove Street (Essex County roadway) at Grandview Place (Township roadway) (R-19-087)

8A. Resolution authorizing purchase contracts with certain approved Cranford County Cooperative Council Contract Vendors Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-10 (R-19-089)

9. Resolution authorizing the acquisition of two (2) new 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe police pursuit vehicles through the Cranford Cooperative Pricing Program Contract# 47-CPCPS #10 (R-19-088)

10. Bill List