Council Meeting Agenda 08-25-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

August 25, 2020

7:00 P.M.

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

PUBLIC COMMENT

In an effort to minimize exposure to COVID-19 and to maintain social distancing practices, this August 25 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 should dial in to 408-418-9388. When asked to enter an access code, please enter 129 851 7572, 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 declaring August 31, 2020 as International Overdose Awareness Day in Montclair

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to the Council the minutes of June 23, 2020. Are there any corrections or additions? Motion to adopt.

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-20-134: Resolution authorizing electronic municipal tax lien sales

*2. Resolution R-20-135: Resolution authorizing refund of developer’s escrow account balances

3. Resolution R-20-136: Resolution providing for the combination of $42,000,000 aggregate principal amount of bonds, consisting of (i) $35,400,000 aggregate principal amount of General Improvement Bonds, Series 2020A, and (ii) $6,600,000 aggregate principal amount of School Bonds, Series 2020B (School Bond Reserve Act, P.L. 1980, C. 72), of the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, into single issues of General Improvement Bonds, Series 2020A, and School Bonds, Series 2020B (School Bond Reserve Act, P.L. 1980, C. 72), respectively.

4. Resolution R-20-137: Resolution determining the form and other details of $42,000,000 bonds, consisting of (i) $35,400,000 General Improvement Bonds, Series 2020A and (ii) $6,600,000 School Bonds, Series 2020B (School Bond Reserve Act, P.L. 1980, C. 72), of the Township of Montclair, in the County of Essex, New Jersey, and providing for their sale

5. Resolution R-20-138: Resolution authorizing the submission of a strategic plan for the Montclair Community Intervention Alliance grant for an extension of fiscal year 2020

6. Resolution R-20-139: Resolution authorizing the submission of a strategic plan for the Montclair Community Intervention Alliance grant for fiscal year 2021

7. Bill List Resolution

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Resolution R-20-140: 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 purchase, lease or acquisition of real property with public funds, litigation]

ADJOURNMENT