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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

November 13, 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

Recognition and Moment of Silence—Marine Lance Cpl. Donald S. Brown

 

5.      Approval of Minutes

October 10, 2006  Regular

 

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 and unexpired term of Russ Vanderbush, 1/1/05 to 12/31/07.

                                iii.      Raritan Highlands Compact—2 Members

                               iv.      Sussex County 208 Water Quality PAC

                                 v.      Planning Board Alternate No., 2, unexpired term of Michael Hawley, 1/1/06 – 12/31/07.

                               vi.      Citizens Cable Committee, unexpired term of Michael Hawley, 3/8/0512/31/07.

                              vii.      Appoint Traffic Circulation Advisory Committee.

 

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

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

25-06

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

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

None

 

11.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

06-369

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

 

06-370

A resolution authorizing the insertion of an item of revenue in the 2006 Budget for additional funding for Highway Safety Fund Grant Program—Safe Corridors.

 

06-371

Approving the By-laws of the North Jersey Municipal Employee Benefits Fund.

 

06-372

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury urging the State Legislature to take Bipartisan Action on Comprehensive Ethics Reform.

 

06-373

A resolution requesting the state legislature to adopt Assembly, No. 3563 sponsored by Assemblyman Alex DeCroce which legislation would require the State Attorney General to provide a defense and indemnification for county and municipal law enforcement officers who are subject to litigation arising out of the lawful exercise of their police powers while assigned to and working under the supervision of the State or County Prosecutor.

 

06-374

A resolution authorizing the release of a cash bond posted by Rainbow Management for property located on Emmans Road, Pleasant Village Drive, Block 4102, Lot 2.

 

06-375

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a cash bond for Tree Removal Permit for Merry Heart Health Care Campus, located on Route 10, Block 5201, Lots 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13.

 

06-376

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a cash bond for Soil Relocation Permit for Merry Heart Health Care Campus, located on Route 10, Block 5201, Lots 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13.

06-377

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

06-378

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, expressing the intent of the Township to authorize the execution of a Regional Contribution Agreement with the City of East Orange.

 

06-379

A resolution opposing the increasing of fees for organizations conducting Legalized Games of Chance.

 

06-380

A resolution authorizing refund of unused escrow monies previously deposited with the Township of Roxbury for development matters pursuant to Chapter XIII (Land Use) of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury.

 

06-381

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a Deed of Road Dedication and various easements from Sylway Properties, Inc., Block 7101, Lots 17 and 18, in the Township of Roxbury, Dell Park Properties Development, Dell Avenue.

 

06-382

A resolution authorizing refund of water payment.

 

06-383

A resolution authorizing the refund of sewer special assessment payment.

 

06-384

A resolution approving Change Order No. 3 (final) to the contract with Covino & Sons Construction Company, Inc. for the Dell Avenue Sidewalk Construction Project Contract ‘A’.

 

06-385

A resolution authorizing the final payment to Covino & Sons Construction Company, Inc. (Dell Avenue Sidewalk Construction Project) and acceptance of maintenance bond.

 

06-386

A resolution approving an amendment to a Professional Services Contract with Thomas G. Grau, P.E. of Hatch Mott MacDonald for the preparation of a Municipal Stormwater Control Ordinance in accordance with the NJDEP Stormwater Management Regulation.

 

06-387

A resolution authorizing an Interlocal Services Agreement with the Borough of Wharton for the furnishing of services of a Health Officer and Registered Environmental Health Specialist for 2007-2009.

 

06-388

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, approving a Change Order to the contract with Frank Lurch Demolition, LLC for the alternate bid of the demolition and disposal of a concrete block manufacturing plant.

 

06-389

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

12.   Personnel Changes

Memo from Judy Riley dated November 7, 2006.

 

13.  Communications

October 27, 2006

November 3, 2006

November 9, 2006

 

14.  Public Portion

 

15.  Executive Session

06-390

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