Council Meeting Agenda 05-19-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
May 19, 2020

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 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

RECEIVE

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

PUBLIC COMMENT:

In an effort to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing practices, this May 19 Township Council meeting, and further meetings until the pandemic is over, will only be available to the public remotely. Comments from the public during this public comment session as well as later in the meeting during the public hearings for Ordinances on second reading will be conducted remotely.

Those who wish to participate now during public comment should dial in to 425-535-9484. Participants will be put in a queue. The administrator will notify callers when it is their turn to speak by saying the last two digits of their phone numbers which will be displayed on our system. For example, a caller with the phone number 973-444-5555 will hear the administrator say "number 5-5 it is your turn to speak”. The caller will then hear the word "UNMUTE" and will be offered the opportunity to make his or her comment.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to the Council the minutes of April 21, 2020. Are there any corrections or additions? Motion to adopt.

PROCLAMATION(S)

Proclamation designating May 17-23, 2020 as Emergency Medical Services Week and Recognizing the Montclair Ambulance Unit
Proclamation Recognizing June as Pride Month

PENDING ORDINANCE(S)/SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance O-20-08: Ordinance imposing temporary moratorium on rent increases during COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.

NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCE(S)

  1. Ordinance O-20-09: Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for paving and striping of various parking lots (Parking Utility improvements)
  2. Ordinance O-20-10: Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for acquisition of flusher truck and refurbishing of sewer slip lining to remove infiltration (Sewer Utility improvements)
  3. Ordinance O-20-11: Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for various Water Utility capital improvements in and by the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey and appropriating the sum of $1,000,000 from the Water Utility Capital Improvement Fund for the cost thereof
  4. Ordinance O-20-12: 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 $167,900 bonds or notes of the Township to finance the cost thereof
  5. Ordinance O-20-13: Bond Ordinance of the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey providing for the replacement of the stairs at Buzz Aldrin Middle School and authorizing the issuance of $393,276 bonds or notes of the Township to finance the cost thereof
  6. Ordinance O-20-14: Bond Ordinance providing for various capital improvements in and by the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, appropriating $2,074,800 therefor and authorizing the issuance of $1,971,060 bonds or notes of the Township to finance part of the cost thereof
  7. Ordinance O-20-15: Salary Ordinance for the Communication Workers of America, (Supervisory Bargaining Unit) Local 1040, for year 2020 through year 2026
  8. Ordinance O-20-16: Salary Ordinance for the Communication Workers of America, (Non-Supervisory Bargaining Unit) Local 1040, for Year 2020 through year 2026
  9. Ordinance O-20-17: Salary Ordinance for FSOA Local #20A for year 2021 through year 2027
  10. Ordinance O-20-18: Salary Ordinance for FMBA Local #20 for year 2021 through year 2027

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.

RESOLUTION(S)

*1. Resolution R-20-084: Resolution renewing contract for arborist consulting services

*2. Resolution R-20-085: Resolution authorizing the amendment of the not to exceed amount of Resolution R-19-129 authorizing a professional service agreement with Neglia Engineering Associates for municipal engineering services

*3. Resolution R-20-086: Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 for the 2020-2021 Recycling Grant

*4. Resolution R-20-087: Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 for the 2020-2021 FOMTAS Grant

*5. Resolution R-20-088: Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 for the 2020 Comcast Grant

*6. Resolution R-20-089: Resolution authorizing cancellation of capital appropriation balances in the school capital fund

*7. Resolution R-20-090: Resolution approving participation with the State of New Jersey Federal Grant Program administered by the Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety

8. Resolution R-20-091: Resolution declaring an emergency and directing that ordinance O-20-08 take effect immediately

9. Resolution R-20-092: Resolution approving County of Essex and Township of Montclair CARES Act Reimbursement Agreement

10. Resolution R-20-093: Resolution approving the Memorandums of Agreement between the Township of Montclair and Fire Superior Officers Association Local # 20A and the Township of Montclair and Fireman’s Mutual Benevolent Association Local # 20 and authorizing the Township Manager to execute the collective negotiations agreements to be written based upon the terms therein

11. Resolution R-20-094: Resolution approving a Shared Services Agreement between the Township of South Orange Village and the Township of Montclair for the provision of certified tax collector services

12. Bill List Resolution

ADJOURNMENT