Council Meeting Agenda 09-25-18

COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

7:00 P.M.
COUNCIL CHAMBERS
COUNCIL MEETING
September 25, 2018

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 September 4, 2018. Are there any corrections or additions? MOTION TO ADOPT

PROCLAMATIONS

  • Proclamation in memoriam Wallace “Wally” Choice, Jr.
  • Proclamation congratulating HomeCorp on its 30th anniversary
  • Proclamation commending and thanking Israel Cronk
  • Proclamation recognizing blindness awareness month and the 75th anniversary of the Vision Loss Alliance of New Jersey
  • Proclamation in memoriam Jean Clark

PRESENTATION

Presentation by Chief Financial Officer regarding the Township’s bond rating and bond sale results pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:2-28

PENDING ORDINANCES/SECOND READING

  1. Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapter 44 Officers and Employees regarding the title of Township Engineer pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-140 (O-18-040) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O -18-040)
  2. Ordinance amending Montclair Code Chapter 44 Officers and Employees regarding the title of Purchasing Agent pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-9 (O-18-041) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O -18-041)
  3. Ordinance approving grant of utility easement to the City of Clifton (O -18-042) Is there anyone present who wishes to be heard in relation to the proposed Ordinance? OPEN HEARING. CLOSE HEARING. VOTE. (O -18-042)

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 the Township to enter into a deferred compensation administrative services agreement with Lincoln Retirement Company, LLC (R -18-216)

*2. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Community Grants, Planning & Housing, LLC to serve as administrative agent of the affordable housing units in the Township of Montclair (R-18-217)

*3. Resolution of the Township of Montclair authorizing refund of developer’s escrow account balances (R-18-218)

*4. Resolution authorizing an electronic municipal tax lien sale pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:33-1.1 (R-18-219A)

*5. Resolution authorizing the sale of surplus Township vehicles and equipment by online public auction (R-18-219B)

*6. Resolution to amend the Housing Trust Fund Spending Plan to authorize continued collection and expenditure of funds for affordable housing (R-18-220)

*7. Resolution awarding contract in connection with Bid #18 -14 for preventive maintenance and repair services for the Township owned elevators (R-18-221)

*8. Resolution regarding correction of the property tax assessment for the property located at 50 Pine Street Unit C3018 (R-18-222)

*9. Resolution regarding correction of the property tax assessment for the property located at 301 Orange Road (R-18-223)

*10. Resolution awarding a contract to Nature’s Choice Corporation in connection with Bid #18- 13 for the transportation and composting of municipal leaves for a five -year period (R-18-224)

11.Township of Montclair resolution awarding contract for 2018 fall tree planting (R-18-225)

12.Resolution amending Resolution R -18-193 entitled Resolution determining the form and other details of $14,385,000 bonds, consisting of (i) $11,385,000 General Obligation Bonds, Series 2018A, consisting of $9,000,000 General Improvement Bonds, Series 2018A, and $2,385,000 Water and Sewer Utility Bonds, Series 2018A, and (ii) $3,000,000 School Bonds, Series 2018B (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 and Resolution R -18-194 entitled Resolution providing for the combination of $14,385,000 aggregate principal amount of bonds, consisting of (i) $11,385,000 aggregate principal amount of General Obligation Bonds, Series 2018A, consisting of $9,000,000 aggregate principal amount of General Improvement Bonds, Series 2018A, and $2,385,000 aggregate principal a mount of Water and Sewer Utility Bonds, Series 2018A, and (ii) $3,000,000 aggregate principal amount of School Bonds, Series 2018B (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 2018A, Water and Sewer Utility Bonds, Series 2018A, and School Bonds, Series 2018B (School Bond Reserve Act, P.L. 1980, c. 72), respectively (R-18-226)

13.Resolution to cancel outstanding checks on the book s of the Township of Montclair (R-18- 227)

14.Resolution authorizing purchase contracts with Somerset County Cooperative Pricing System pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-10 (R-18-228)

15.Resolution awarding contract for 2017 CDBG Lackawanna alley improvements & pedestrian mobility (ADA ramps) (R-18-229)

16. Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (R-18-230)

17. Bill List

TOWNSHIP CLERK

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Litigation