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AGENDA

WORKSHOP MEETING

February 28, 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.      Reports of Council Liaison Representatives, Council Committees and New Business/Old Business

 

New Business

A.      Proclamation—Youth Art Month, March 2006

B.     Presentation—Engineering and Public Works

C.     2006 Budget

1.      Sanitation and recycling

2.      Others

 

Old Business

D.     Procurement Policy

E.     Appointments

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

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

 

5.      Public Portion

 

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

A.      Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1276 by Home School Association of St. Therese School.

B.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1277 by St. Therese Roman Catholic Church.

C.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1278 by St. Therese Church.

 

D.     Letter from St. Therese R.C. Church Carnival Committee requesting fee waiver.

E.     Letter from Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board of February 4, 2006 regarding its 2006 Operating Budget.

F.      Letter from Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board of February 4, 2006 regarding its 2006 Lake Management Budget.

G.     Letter from S. Kooyenga requesting street closure for a block party.

H.     Letter from HJGA Consulting regarding the Inclined Plane 2 East & High Ledge Mine, Ledgewood, NJ.

 

7.      Approval of Minutes

None

 

8.      Draft ordinances for discussion

None

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

10-06

An ordinance to amend and supplement Chapter VII, Traffic, Section 7-3, Parking of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey.

 

11-06

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery and the making of various public improvements in, by and for the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, to appropriate the sum of $1,000,000 to pay the cost thereof, to appropriate a grant-in-aid, to make a down payment, to authorize the issuance of bonds to finance such appropriation and to provide for the issuance of bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds.

 

12-06

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery and the making of various water system improvements in, by and for the water utility of the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, to appropriate the sum of $344,240 to pay the cost thereof, to make a down payment, to authorize the issuance of bonds to finance such appropriation and to provide for the issuance of bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds.

 

13-06

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new utility truck, including original apparatus and equipment in, by and for the water utility of the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, to appropriate the sum of $43,400 to pay the cost thereof, to make a down payment, to authorize the issuance of bonds to finance such appropriation and to provide for the issuance of bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds.

 

14-06

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery and new automotive vehicles, including original apparatus and equipment in, by and for the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, to appropriate the sum of $535,050 to pay the cost thereof, to make a down payment, to authorize the issuance of bonds to finance such appropriation and to provide for the issuance of bond anticipation notes in anticipation of the issuance of such bonds.

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

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.

 

11.  Draft Resolution for Discussion

None

 

12.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions

06-67

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

 

06-57

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

 

06-68

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, supporting SCS-557 and urging that full funding of 11 million dollars be maintained in the state budget for municipalities that provide their own garbage collection services.

 

06-69

A resolution authorizing the Township to apply to the Department of Environmental Protection for the 2005 Recycling Tonnage Grant.

 

06-70

A resolution authorizing refund of taxes for a totally disabled veteran exemption.

 

06-71

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, authorizing the execution of a settlement agreement in connection with the Wright vs. Kowzun Enterprises, et al matter and authorizing the execution of a drainage easement and agreement between Deon Wright and Sandra Wright, Josef Zurawski and Halina Zurawski, and the Township of Roxbury.

 

06-72

A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds.

 

06-73

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury opposing Senate Bill S-2556, Disclosure of Bid List.

 

06-74

A resolution authorizing an agreement for extraordinary, unspecifiable services with the Morris Land Conservancy.

 

06-75

A resolution opposing bills S-319 and A-1030.

 

06-76

A resolution authorizing the purchase of hi-band satellite receiver equipment from Warner Communications Co. Inc.

 

06-83

A resolution authorizing the purchase of hi-band satellite receiver equipment from Ma Com Private Radio Systems Inc.

 

06-77

A resolution authorizing the Township of Roxbury to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Morris for access to the Morris County Integrated Justice Information System (MCIJIS).

 

06-78

A resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee posted for right-of-way Excavation Permit No. MAY1705B Spectrum Construction & Development Co., Inc. Block 3301, Lot 24.

 

06-79

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of the Maintenance Bond and Approving the release of the Performance Guarantee and Final Payment to Fair-Con Builders Inc., Fairfield, NJ for the bathroom improvements for ADA Compliance Senior Center.

 

06-80

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

06-81

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

13.  Communications

January 24, 2006

 

14.  Executive Session

06-82

A 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.

 

15.  Adjournment

 

 

 _________________________

Christopher Raths

Township Manager