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Garwood Council's Dec. 11 Meeting Agenda

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in Borough Hall.

Garwood Council will meet for its last meeting of 2012 on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in Borough Hall.

Tuesday's agenda is as follows:

 

COMMUNICATIONS:

1)             NEW JERSEY STATE LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES –

  1. a.     Mayor’s Fax Advisory –
    1.                                         i.     11/27/12, RE: S-2 Shared Services Bill Threatens to Penalize Taxpayers, Recent Amendments Weaken Management Reforms
    2.                                        ii.     11/27/12, I. League Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Verizon v Hopewell II. Two New Local Finance Board Rule Proposals III. CTA Credits Added: Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Part 1
    3.                                      iii.     11/29/12, RE: Conference Call Invitation - Nov. 29th
    4.                                      iv.     11/29/12, RE: Shared Services Bill Threatens to Penalize Taxpayers
    5.                                        v.     11/24/12, RE: I. Senate Voting Record on S-2 Concerning Shared Services II. Opposition to Concurrence with Governor's Conditional Veto of A-3096
    6.                                      vi.     11/24/12, RE: I. & II. Upcoming League Seminars
    7.                                     vii.     12/06/12, RE: I. Assistance in Contacting Municipal Vendors II. A-3317 & S-2114 Prohibits Municipal Registration of Multi-Family Dwellings (3 or more)
    8.                                   viii.     12/06/12, RE: Upcoming League Seminar
    9.                                       ix.     12/06/12, RE:

2)             COMCAST 

  1. a.     12/14/12, RE: Service Center Hours & New Toll Free Number.

3)             BRUCE PATERSON – 12/06/12, RE: Letter from Bruce Paterson concerning County Taxes.

4)             TOWNSHIP OF CRANFORD – 12/04/12, RE: Ordinance 2012-29 & 2012-34.

 

 

ORDINANCES:

Public Hearing on Ordinance 12-18, as advertised in the Westfield Leader on November 29, 2012,

ADOPTION:

Municipal Clerk to read by Ordinance 12-18 title only:

ORDINANCE NO. 12-18

AN ORDINANCE FIXING SALARIES AND WAGES OF CERTAIN OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.

 

List correspondence concerning Ordinance 12-18

 

Does anyone present wish to be heard concerning Ordinance 12-18

 

Motion to close Public Hearing on Ordinance 12-18

 

Motion to adopt Ordinance 12-18.  Roll Call.

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

POLICE:  Councilman Hak, Chr.

 

PUBLIC HEALTH: Councilwoman Todisco

 

STREETS AND ROADS/ECOLOGY: Councilman Hak , Chr.

 

FIRE:   Councilman Petruzzelli, Chr.

 

FINANCE: Councilwoman Todisco, Chr.

 

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS:  Councilman DeFilippo, Chr.

 

LAWS AND LICENSES: Council President Sluka, Chr.

 

RECREATION:   Councilman Petruzzelli, Chr.

 

COMMITTEE ON AGING:  Councilman Hak

 

LIBRARY, MAYOR’S REPRESENTATIVE:  Councilman Mathieu

 

SCHOOL BOARD LIAISON: Council President Sluka

 

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE:

Councilman Mathieu

 

CELEBRATION OF PUBLIC EVENTS AND HOLIDAYS LIAISON:

Councilwoman Todisco

 

UNION COUNTY AIR TRAFFIC NOISE ADVISORY BOARD REPRESENTATIVE:

Councilman Mathieu

 

ATHLETIC FIELD COMPLEX PROJECT COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE:

Councilman Petruzzelli

 

 

OFFICER’S REPORTS:

Chief of Police Bruce Underhill: monthly report for November 2012

Municipal Tax Collector Aggie Kurzweil: monthly report for November 2012

Municipal Court Administrator Martha Marino: monthly report for November 2012

 

 

HEARING OF CITIZENS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE

MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

 

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

CONSENT AGENDA

(Adoption upon Roll Call)

12-314 Acknowledging Council President Sluka

12-315 Acknowledging Councilman Hak

12-316 Acknowledging Fire Chief Wayne Frew

12-317 Authorizing Tax Settlement Agreement

12-318 Authorizing renewal agreement with UNUM for 2013

12-319 Awarding the 2013 Insurance Package to Willis Group

12-320 Appointing Willis of NJ Risk Management Consultant

12-321 Requesting Approval for Authorization of Special Emergency Appropriation to Fund Extraordinary Expenses Related to Hurricane Sandy

12-322 Authorizing the Municipal Clerk/Administrator to sign annual maintenance agreement with Quality Service Associates

12-323 Authorizing Budget Transfers

12-324 Canceling obsolete grant balances

ROLL CALL

 

RESOLUTIONS DELETED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

 

12-325 Authorizing to implement Ordinance 12-10 – Police Salaries

12-326 Authorizing to implement Ordinance 12-17 – Salary Chief of Police

12-327 Authorizing to implement Ordinance 12-18 – Non Union Salaries

 

ROLL CALL

 

NEW BUSINESS:

Any new business the Mayor and Council may have:

 

 

PAYMENT OF CLAIMS:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following claims as approved be and the same are hereby ordered paid when properly signed and verified; and the payment of payrolls as listed is hereby confirmed and ratified.

ROLL CALL

 

ADJOURNMENT:

The Re-organization Meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held on, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013, in Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m.  

 

Have a Merry Christmas

&

Happy New Year!

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