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December 18, 2007
Special Budget Meeting was held by the Township Council of the Township of
Roxbury on December 18, 2007 at 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood, New Jersey at 7:30
Notice is hereby given that
A Special Meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury will be
held on Tuesday, December 18, 2007 at 7:30 PM at 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood, New
Jersey. This meeting is being held for
the purpose of discussing the 2008 Municipal Budget and any end of year issues.
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 December 3, 2007; notice was
posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building
on December 3, 2007.
(Present) Councilwoman Kathy DeFillippo, Councilmen Richard Zoschak, Tim Smith and
Mayor John Ciaramella
ALSO PRESENT: Christopher Raths, Township
Manager; Lisa Palmieri, Chief Financial Officer and BettyLou DeCroce, Township
ABSENT: Councilman Marty Schmidt,
Councilman Rilee and Councilman Hall.
REPORTS OF COUNCIL LIAISON REPRESENTATIVES, COUNCIL
COMMITTEES AND NEW BUSINESS/OLD BUSINESS.
Township Manager and Ms. Palmieri, Chief Financial Officer gave a 2008 Budget
Overview to the Council as follows:
New Program Request
Capital Program Submission through
5 Year Revenue and Expense History
Forces Driving the Budget
A handout was provided to Council.
MATTERS REQUESTED/REFERRED BY COUNCIL MEMBER, MANAGER,
ATTORNEY OF CLERK
One Day Liquor License ST.
made a motion to approve the One Day Liquor License. Mr. Smith seconded the motion.
Roll Call: Mr. Zoschak – Yes Mr. Smith – Yes
Ms. DeFillippo – Yes Mayor Ciaramella – Yes
Carried 4 to 0
Councilman Zoschak asked if the Roxbury Water Company
letter has been sent out. Mr. Raths
stated that it has not gone out but will be mailed by the end of the week.
Smith pointed out that the Reger
Road sidewalks are in poor condition. Mr. Raths advised the Council that the
sidewalk would be in this year’s capital budget for replacement.
Smith advised Mr. Raths that the Morristown
and Erie Rail Company is using the County site in Kenvil to load rail
cars. Mr. Raths stated that he will be
meeting with Mr. Jerry Roessler pertaining to this issue and will update the
Council as to the outcome. Council felt
that it might be a good idea to place this item on the agenda in February.
Kathy DeFillippo stated that there was a meeting two weeks ago between Trenton, DOT; Chester
Township; Mt. Olive Township and Sgt. Palanchi pertaining to
the Rt. #206 corridor. Sgt. Palanchi
will be putting together a report on the meeting. Once each municipality meets to review the
report, they will setup another meeting with the DOT.
Ciaramella stated that he had some complaints on snowplowing in Kenvil. Mr. Raths will look into it.
274 Emmans Road
Mr. Kluska stated that there is a 3” lift in the sidewalk on
in Alexandria Estates. Mr. Raths will
forward that information to Mr. Blood to add to the sidewalk list repair.
07-467 RESOLUTION OF THE
TOWNSHIP OF ROXBURY TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH THE
BOROUGH OF NETCONG FOR SOLID WASTE – Mr.
Raths stated that he would like this resolution on hold for further
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A CONSERVATION EASEMENT FROM
WELLFLEET DEVELOPERS, INC. TO THE TOWNSHIP
OF ROXBURY ACROSS A PART OF LOTS 1, 2
AND 3 IN BLOCK 11201 IN THE TOWNSHIP
Smith made a motion to approve 07-476.
Ms. DeFillippo seconded the motion.
Call: Mr. Smith – Yes Ms. DeFillippo – Yes
Mr. Zoschak – Yes Mayor
Ciaramella – Yes
14, 2007 – Hold for discussion at next meeting
At 8:40 PM Mr. Smith made a motion to adjourn the Executive
Session. Ms. DeFillippo seconded the
Roll Call: All In
Favor – Yes
DATE: March 11, 2008
ROLL CALL: Mr. Schmidt – yes Mr. Zoschak – yes
– abstain Mr. Hall – yes
Mr. Rilee –
abstain Mayor Smith - yes