Council Meeting Agenda 09-29-20

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

September 29, 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 September 29 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 173 476 0830, 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.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

There have been presented to the Council the minutes of July 7, 2020. Are there any corrections or 1additions? Motion to adopt.

PROCLAMATION(S)

Proclamation congratulating the City of Cherepovets, Russia on its 243rd Anniversary
Proclamation for Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month

NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCE(S)

Ordinance O-20-21: An ordinance amending the affordable housing ordinance of the Township of Montclair to establish a rental assistance program for very low-income tenants in eligible rental units

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-20-145: Resolution authorizing refund of developer’s escrow account balances

*2. Resolution R-20-146: Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $1,430.00 on the property located at 6 Oakcroft Ave. and known on the Township Tax Map as Block 1705 Lot 15

*3. Resolution R-20-147: Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $1,930.00 on the property located at 155 Highland Ave. and known on the Township Tax Map as Block 504 Lot 23

*4. Resolution R-20-148: Resolution for the placement of a municipal lien in the amount of $1,830.00 on the property located at 63 S. Mountain Ave. and known on the Township Tax Map as Block 1406 Lot 22

*5. Resolution R-20-149: WITHDRAWN

*6. Resolution R-20-150: Resolution authorizing a professional service agreement with GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc for professional engineering services for Yantacaw Brook Park Dam

*7. Resolution R-20-151: Resolution requesting approval of items of revenue and appropriation pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (Drunk Driving Enforcement Fund “DDEF” Grant)

*8. Resolution R-20-152: Resolution regarding the governing body certification of the annual audit for the year ended December 31, 2019

9. Resolution R-20-153: Resolution awarding a contract for Tax Court Appraisal Services and Tax Assessment Inspection Services

10. Resolution R-20-154: Resolution authorizing a place to place transfer of alcoholic beverage distribution license (Magnolia Grape Collective, LLC)

11. Resolution R-20-155: Resolution for emergency expenditure for the repair of the roadway in the vicinity of 533 to 545 Bloomfield Avenue due to a water main break

12. Bill List Resolution

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Resolution R-20-156: Resolution authorizing executive session without the public being permitted to attend in accordance with N.J.S.A. 10:4-12(b) [Topic: Personnel, Litigation]

ADJOURNMENT