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AGENDA

WORKSHOP MEETING

March 29, 2005

7:30 PM

                                                                                                                                      

1.      Pledge of Allegiance

Lead by Boy Scout Troop #188

 

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, 2005; notice was posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building on January 5, 2005.

 

3.      Roll Call 

 

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

 

New Business

A.      Proclamation: Public Health Week

B.     Presentation:  Library Department Update

C.     Presentation:  Rachel Manor Properties, LLC

 

Old Business

  1. Procurement Policy
  2. Appointments

                                   i.      Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board: 1 Member, 4-year Term (Mayor Appointment)

                                 ii.      Rockaway River Watershed Cabinet - 1 Member, 1-year term and un-expired term of Tricia Fragale (1/1/05 > 12/31/05).

  1. Operating Budget (Overview—15 minutes)

 

5.      Public Portion

 

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

A.      Request for Block Party by Stephanie Kooyenga.

B.     Request to waive application fees from Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church.

C.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1234 by Kiwanis Club of Roxbury-Succasunna.

D.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1235 by Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association, Inc.

E.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1236 by Noah’s Ark Animal Welfare Association, Inc.

 


7.      Approval of Minutes

March 8, 2005              Regular

March 15, 2005            Budget

February 1, 2005         Budget

 

 

8.      Draft ordinances for discussion

None

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

15-05

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 $353,900 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 issuance of such bonds.

 

18-05

An ordinance to amend and supplement Chapter II, Administrative Code, Section 2-17, Officers and Employees Generally, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris, State of New Jersey.

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

11-05

An ordinance to amend and supplement Chapter XIII, Land Development Ordinance, Article VII, zoning Regulations, Section 13-7.8 General Provisions for All Zones, of the revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris and State of New Jersey.  (Development Fees)

 

11.  Draft Resolution for Discussion

None

 

12.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

05-96

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

 

05-85

A resolution authorizing the negotiation, execution and delivery of Lease-Purchase Agreement No. NJ-051702 with Tatonka Capital Corporation.

 

05-93

A resolution authorizing the settlement of Roxbury 80 LLC v Township of Roxbury et al, Docket No. MRS-L-1782-01PW.

 

05-97

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, authorizing proceeding with the application from the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the King Homestead Rehabilitation Project, 209 Main Street, Block 6408, Lot 1. 

05-98

A resolution authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with Keller and Kirkpatrick, Inc. to revise and update the municipal tax maps and GIS System.

 

05-99

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

05-100

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Mancino Manufacturing Co., Inc. for repairs to Horseshoe Lake Community Center Gym / Teen Center.

 

05-101

A resolution authorizing the Mayor and Township Clerk to endorse the Declaration of Restriction for entire Highlands Open Waters and adjacent buffer for the Skyview Wastewater Treatment Plant, 31 Patricia Drive, Block 7801 Lot 1.

 

05-102

A resolution extending the current moratorium on new connections to the Township’s water system

 

05-103

A resolution urging the state of new jersey to specifically prohibit the practice known as “engine braking”.

 

05-104

A resolution authorizing refund of zoning permit fee 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.

 

05-105

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

05-106

A resolution objecting to the federal government’s cuts to Community Development Block Grant Funds.

 

05-107

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.

 

05-108

A resolution authorizing refund of application fee 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.

 


05-109

A resolution approving the NJDOT resolution, application and agreement for State Aid to Municipalities for Fiscal Year 2006, under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act Discretionary Funding Program Safe Streets to Schools category for the Hillside Avenue from the Lincoln/Roosevelt Schools to the Township Public Library project.

 

05-110

A resolution approving the NJDOT resolution, application and agreement for State Aid to Municipalities for Fiscal Year 2006, under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act Roadway Infrastructure Project category for the Phase V portion of the Eyland Avenue Roadway and Drainage Improvement Project.

 

05-111

A resolution approving the NJDOT resolution, application and agreement for State Aid to Municipalities for Fiscal Year 2006, under the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority Act Safe Streets to Schools category for the Corn Hollow Road from Hillside Avenue south to the Eisenhower Elementary School Project.

 

05-112

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Banish Associates, Inc. for the preparation of a Housing Element and Fair Share Plan.

 

05-113

A resolution rejecting all bids and granting authorization to re-advertise for bids for the construction of the Evergreen Acres Water System Improvements, Production Well No. 14 Located on Block 13102 Lot 12, 19 Mettle Lane, Berkshire Valley.

 

05-114

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Gametime % Marturano Recreation Company, Inc. for playground apparatus at Dell Avenue Park.

 

05-115

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

13.  Communications

March 18, 2005

March 25, 2005

 

14.  Executive Session

05-116

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