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AGENDA

WORKSHOP MEETING

March 28, 2006

6:30 PM

 

                                                                                                                                      

1.      Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.      Open Public Meeting Statement

Notice is hereby given that the Workshop Meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury, scheduled for Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at 7:30 PM has been changed to 6:30 PM.  The Township Council will discuss the 2006 Municipal Budget at that time.  The regularly scheduled Workshop Meeting will follow.

 

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 March 22, 2006; notice was posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building on March 22, 2006.

 

3.      Roll Call 

 

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

 

New Business

A.      2006 Budget (6:30 PM – 7:30 PM)

B.     Presentation—Roxbury Rotary

C.     Proclamation—National Public Health Week

D.     Presentation—Health—Public Health Practice Standards Compliance and MRPHP's Role.

E.     Presentation—Historic Commission—Grant Application for Incline Plane

 

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

 

5.      Public Portion

 

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

A.      Letter from Mary Axelson regarding block party

 

7.      Approval of Minutes

January 31, 2006 Budget

February 7, 2006 Workshop

February 28, 2006 Workshop

March 14, 2006 Executive

 

8.      Draft ordinances for discussion

None

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances

None

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading                            

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.

 

15-06

                        An ordinance to amend Chapter XIX, Department Of Police, Section 19-17, Other Items, Subsection 19-17.3, Police Attendance For Private Purposes, Of The Revised General Ordinances Of The Township Of Roxbury, County Of Morris, State Of New Jersey

 

11.  Draft Resolution for Discussion

None

 

12.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions

06-98

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

 

06-74

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

 

06-99

A resolution authorizing the purchase of a 2006 Ford Explorer from Warnock Fleet, 175 Route 10, East Hanover, NJ 07936.

 

06-100

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a drainage easement and subordination agreement from Mark and Dana Tucci for Lot 12, Block 2611, more commonly known as Second Street, Township of Roxbury.

 

06-101

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a conservation easement, historic easement and subordination agreement from Poe, LLC over a portion of Lot 32, Block 10101, more commonly known as 150 Shippenport Road.

 

06-102

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

06-103

A resolution authorizing the purchase of (1) 2006 Ford Crown Victoria from Warnock Fleet, 175 Route 10, East Hanover, NJ.

 

06-104

A resolution approving participation with the State of New Jersey in a Safe and Secure Communities Program administered by the Division of Criminal Justice,

Department of Law and Public Safety.

 

06-105

A resolution extending the current moratorium on new connections to the Township’s Water System.

 

06-106

A resolution approving Change Order No. 1 to the contract with U-Con Contracting Corporation for the Port Morris Drainage Improvements, Main Street and Canal Street Project, Port Morris, Landing.

 

06-107

A resolution authorizing the release of a Cash Performance Bond posted in accordance with the Revised General Ordinances Chapter 13-4.5 “Snow and Ice Removal from Dedicated but not Accepted Streets” for the development known as Hunters Ridge formerly Block 33.1, Lot 3.

 

06-108

A resolution authorizing an additional reduction of the Performance Bond No. B199185 for the development known as Fairways at Roxbury for site improvements, Block 101, Lot 3.

 

06-109

A resolution authorizing a reduction of the Performance Bond No. B199186 for the development known as Fairways at Roxbury for the Reger Road improvements, Block 101, Lot 3.

 

06-110

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract for the replacement of a Carrier Heating & Air Conditioning unit for the Roxbury Township Municipal Court, 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood, NJ.

 

06-111

A resolution of the Township of Roxbury urging the State of New Jersey to immediately repair the seawall located in the Landing Section of Lake Hopatcong State Park.

 

06-112

A resolution supporting New Jersey State efforts to reinstate appropriate large truck ban regulations in our state.

 

06-113

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 and matching funds from the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the preservation of the Morris Canal Incline Plane 2 East Morris Canal Park, Emmans Road, Block 8501, Lot 5 and committing matching funds for the same project.

 

06-114

A resolution authorizing a lease with the County of Morris Board of Chosen Freeholders for the Nutrition Site, Mill Road.

 

06-115

A resolution authorizing an application for an ANJEC Smart Growth Planning Grant for Municipalities.

 

06-116

A resolution authorizing refund of zoning permit 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.

 

06-117

A resolution authorizing the purchase of Maars Electrokey 9-1-1 Telecommunications Equipment from Verizon Business.

 

06-118

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

13.  Communications

 March 17, 2006

 March 24, 2006

 

14.  Executive Session

06-119

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