Council Meeting Agenda 06-09-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING
June 9, 2020

7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS

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 June 9 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 May 5, 2020. Are there any corrections or additions? Motion to adopt.

PROCLAMATION(S)

Proclamation declaring the first Friday in June to be National Gun Violence Awareness Day

PENDING ORDINANCE(S)/SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance O-20-09: Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for paving and striping of various parking lots. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  2. Ordinance O-20-10: Fully Funded Capital Ordinance providing for rehabilitation of Skytop Station Pump, refurbishing of sewer slip lining to remove infiltration and vehicle purchases. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  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. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  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. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  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. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  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. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  7. Ordinance O-20-15: Salary Ordinance for the Communication Workers of America, (Supervisory Bargaining Unit) Local 1040, for year 2020 through year 2026. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  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. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  9. Ordinance O-20-17: Salary Ordinance for FSOA Local #20A for year 2021 through year 2027. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.
  10. Ordinance O-20-18: Salary Ordinance for FMBA Local #20 for year 2021 through year 2027. Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance?
    OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE.

NEW BUSINESS RESOLUTION(S)

  1. Resolution R-20-095: Resolution amending Resolution R-20-028 adopted on February 18, 2020 authorizing the execution of a professional services agreement extension with H2M Associates, LLC for professional services in connection with offsite groundwater investigation and remedial investigation activities for 399 Orange Road
  2. Resolution R-20-096: Resolution to approve Second Amendment Redevelopment Agreement between the Township of Montclair and BSREP II Wellmont Development JV LLC to implement the Redevelopment Plan for the Seymour Street Redevelopment Area
  3. Bill List Resolution

DISCUSSION/ JUNE 23 2020 AGENDA ITEMS

  1. Resolution authorizing the Tax Collector to process third quarter estimated tax bills due August 1, 2020
  2. Resolution authorizing the adoption of the 2020 Essex County, New Jersey Hazard Mitigation Plan Update
  3. Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Neglia Engineering Associates for municipal engineering services
  4. Resolution authorizing grant application submission and execution of a grant contract with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the South Park Street and Church Street Improvement Project
  5. Resolution accepting maintenance responsibility for crosswalk to be installed at Elm Street at Lincoln Street
  6. Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Gannett Fleming
  7. Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with Suburban Engineering

ADJOURNMENT