Council Meeting Agenda 08-04-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL CONFERENCE MEETING

August 4, 2020

7:00 P.M.

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 August 4 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 as well as later in the meeting during the public hearings for Ordinances on second reading should dial in to 408-418-9388. When asked to enter an access code, please enter 129 226 1380, 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.

PROCLAMATION(S)

Proclamation thanking Phil Cantor for his service to the Montclair community

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to the Council the minutes of June 9, 2020. Are there any corrections or additions? Motion to adopt.

PENDING ORDINANCE(S)/SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance O-20-19: 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 $4,834,850 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.
  2. Ordinance O-20-20: Ordinance amending Ordinance O-20-08 to extend the temporary moratorium of rent increases due to the COVID-19 pandemic.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-20-130: Resolution declaring an emergency and directing that Ordinance O-20-20 take effect immediately
  2. Resolution R-20-131: Resolution authorizing inclusion in the Essex County Urban County Community Development Program for Program years 2021-2023
  3. Resolution R-20-132: Resolution ratifying the award of a professional services contract to Aveanna Healthcare
  4. Bill List Resolution

DISCUSSION/AUGUST 25, 2020 AGENDA ITEMS

Resolution authorizing electronic municipal tax lien sales
Resolution authorizing refund of developer’s escrow account balances

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Resolution R-20-133: Resolution authorizing executive session without the public being permitted to attend in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(b) [Topics: Personnel and Contract Negotiations]

ADJOURNMENT