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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

February 14, 2006

7:30 PM

 

                                                                                                                                      

1.      Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.      Open Public Meeting Statement

Adequate notice of this meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury was given as required by the Open Public Meetings act as follows:  Notice was faxed to the Daily Record, the Newark Star Ledger and the Roxbury Register on January 5, 2006; notice was posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building on January 5, 2006.

 

3.      Roll Call 

 

4.      Presentations

 

A.      Proclamation:  Read Across America

B.     Presentation:   Roxbury High School Girls Cross-Country Team

 

5.      Approval of Minutes

     December 6, 2005   Budget/Workshop

     January 3, 2006       Reorganization

     January 17, 2006     Budget/Workshop

     January 24, 2006     Workshop

     January 24, 2006    Executive Session

 

 

6.      Public Portion

 

7.      Reports of Council Liaison Representatives, Council Committees and New Business/Old Business

 

Old Business

A.      Procurement Policy

B.     Appointments

                                   i.      Rockaway River Watershed Cabinet—2 Members, 1-year term.

                                 ii.      Economic Development Committee—1 Member, 3-year term.

                                iii.      Raritan Highlands Compact—2 Members

 

 

8.      Matters Requested/Referred by Council Members, Manager, Attorney or Clerk

A.      Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1272 by St. Therese Rosary Alter Society.

B.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1273 by St. Therese Rosary Alter Society.

C.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1274 by St. Therese Rosary Alter Society.

D.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1275 by Roxbury Rotary Club District 7470.

E.     Letter from Runners Race Service requesting permission to hold road race on June 5, 2006.

F.      Memo from Fred Hall requesting continuance of the Trails Committee.

G.     Letter from Renaissance Village requesting street names.

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

5-06

An ordinance to amend Chapter XIII, Land Development Ordinance, Article IV, Improvements and Guarantees, Section 13-4.2, Performance Guarantee, Subsection 13-4.206 Release of Performance Guarantees, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey.

 

6-06

An ordinance amending the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury to amend Chapter XXIV entitled “Fees”.

 

7-06

Calendar Year 2006—an ordinance to exceed the municipal budget appropriation limits and to establish a cap bank.

 

8-06

An ordinance of the Township of Roxbury providing for the appropriation of funds for various building improvements and equipment and appropriating $136,900.00 from General Capital Improvement Fund.

 

9-06

An ordinance of the Township of Roxbury providing for the appropriation of funds for various sewer utility improvements and appropriating $88,000.00, from Sewer Capital Improvement Fund.

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

1-06

An ordinance amending Chapter IV, General Licensing, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, pertaining to Used Motor Vehicle and Junk Dealers.

 

 

2-06

An ordinance amending Chapter II, Administrative Code, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, New Jersey, pertaining to Length of Service Award Program.

 

3-06

An ordinance amending Chapter II, Administrative Code, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury pertaining to the authority of the Manager to appoint Officers and employees.

 

4-06

An ordinance amending Chapter XIII, Land Development Ordinance, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, pertaining to illegal signs and penalties for the violation of this chapter.

 

11.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

06-51

A resolution incorporating by reference herein and approving the following numbered resolutions listed on the regular council meeting agenda for this date.

 

06-52

A resolution amending Resolution No. 06-17 that authorized the endorsement of a treatment works approval permit application for Villages at Roxbury for the property located on Shippenport road, landing, Block 11201 Lots 1, 2 and 3.

 

06-53

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury Opposing S-457, amending the Time of Decision Rule.

 

06-54

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

06-55

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of various deeds, release of part of mortgaged property and subordinations of mortgage for the Kenbar Property, Block 8602, Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 14 and 15 in the Township of Roxbury.

 

06-56

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a Conservation Easement and Subordination Agreement from Roxbury 2002 LLC, regarding Block 9501, Lot 9 in the Township of Roxbury (Gemini Property).

 

06-57

A resolution requesting permission for the dedication by rider for recreation purposes.

 

06-58

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of various easements and a subordination of mortgage for Renaissance Plaza in the Township of Roxbury.

 

06-59

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, authorizing the execution of an agreement accepting the defense offered by Selective Insurance Company of America in the matter “New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Agency and Administrator, New Jersey Spill Compensation Fund vs. Almo Anti-Pollution Services Corporation, et al and Atlantic Metal Corporation, et al vs. 20th Century Refuse Removal Company, et al.

 

06-60

A resolution authorizing the refund of a tree bond and acceptance of a maintenance bond in connection with the approval of a preliminary site plan for Kiddie Academy, Block 9201, Lot 3 located on Route 206.

 

06-61

A resolution authorizing a sanitary sewer allocation to Mark Tucci for the property

Block 2611, Lot 12.02 located on South Second Street, Kenvil.

 

06-62

A resolution authorizing the release of a performance guarantee posted for right-of-way Excavation Permit No. OCT2302, Block 701, Lot 57, William LaRusso, 15 Constitution Avenue, Succasunna.

 

06-63

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

06-64

A resolution authorizing the award of a Professional Engineering Consulting Services Contract to Thomas Grau, P.E., of Hatch Mott MacDonald to perform a hydraulic model of the Township water system in accordance with the Water Master Plan Phase I Improvements.

 

06-65

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

12.   Personnel Changes

 

13.  Communications

February 10, 2006

 

14.  Public Portion

 

 

15.  Executive Session

06-66

Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, New Jersey, authorizing conference of the Township Council with the public excluded.

 

16.  Adjournment

 

 

 _________________________

Christopher Raths

Township Manager