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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

August 15, 2006

7:00 PM

 

                                                                                                                                      

1.      Pledge of Allegiance

 

2.      Open Public Meeting Statement

 

Notice is hereby given that the Regular Meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury previously scheduled for 7:30 PM will be held on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 7:00 PM, at 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood, New Jersey.  This meeting is being held for the purpose of starting the regularly scheduled meeting 30 minutes early for Council to hold an Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund Public Hearing

 

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 July 28, 2006; notice was posted on the bulletin board in the main hallway of the Municipal Building on July 28, 2006.

 

3.      Roll Call 

 

4.      Notice of Public Hearing—Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund

In accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Morris County Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund, the Governing Body of the Township of Roxbury will conduct a Public Hearing on the application for county grant funding for 23.98 acres owned by SSC Holding Co., Inc., 260, 250 and 272 Emmans Road, Block 4102, Lot 2, Block 5503, Lot 1 and Block 5401, Lot 11 on Tuesday, August 15, 2006 at 7:00 PM at the Township Municipal Building, 1715 Route 46, Ledgewood, New Jersey. (Resolution 06-284)

 

5.      Swearing In of Police Officers

·         Ptl. Sean Hefferon

·         Ptl. Matthew Holland

 

6.      Proclamation:  Roxbury Township Police Explorers

 

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

 

New 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.

                                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.      Main Street Streetscaping Committee, unexpired term of David Lehmkuhl.

 

8.      Public Portion

 

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

·         Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1301 by Roxbury High School Band Parents Association.

·         Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1302 by Roxbury High School Band Parents Association.

·         Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1303 by Roxbury Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Inc.

·         Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1304 by Roxbury Women’s Club.

·         Application for Bingo License No. RA: 1305 by Roxbury Women’s Club.

·         Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1306 by Two Kids Foundation.

·         Application for Special Permit for Social Affair by Roxbury Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Inc.

·         Memo from Roxbury Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Inc. requesting a closing Main Street on September 23, 2006 for wetdown.

·         Request for Block Party from Ronald R. Ketch, Jr.

·         Route 10, Section 1, Parcel 18.

 

10.  Approval of Minutes

May 16, 2006  Special Neighborhood Meeting

May 23, 2006  Workshop

June 13, 2006  Executive Session

June 27, 2006  Workshop

June 27, 2006  Executive Session

July 11, 2006  Executive Session

July 25, 2006  Executive Session

 

11.  Draft ordinances for discussion

An ordinance amending and supplementing Chapter IV, General Licensing, by the addition of a new Section 4-23 entitled “Authority to Approve the Granting of Raffle and Bingo Licenses” of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury.

 

12.  Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

None

 

13.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

18-06

An ordinance authorizing the transfer of a portion of Lot 2 in Block 2001 to the adjoining property owners, Eli and Sandra Gaynor.

 

19-06

An ordinance authorizing the sale of certain properties owned by the Township of Roxbury, Morris County, New Jersey, not required for public purposes pursuant to NJSA 40A:12-13, et seq. (Sweney Lakefront Property)

 

20-06

An ordinance to amend and supplement Chapter 13, Land Development Ordinance, by the establishment of the position of municipal housing liaison for the purpose of administering the Township of Roxbury’s Affordable Housing Program pursuant to the Fair Housing Act.

14.  Draft Resolution for Discussion

None

 

15.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

06-283

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

 

06-284

A resolution authorizing the filing of a grant application with the Morris County Open Space and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund for acquisition of property owned by SSC Holding Co., Inc. located at 250, 260 and 272 Emmans Road Block 5503, Lot 1, Block 4102, Lot 2 and Block 5401, Lot 11 (commonly known as the Swim & Sports Club)

 

06-285

A resolution authorizing the execution of the Historic Preservation Trust Fund Grant Agreement with the County of Morris for the Morris Canal Plane 2 East, Block 8501, Lot 5.

 

06-286

Renewal Agreement for membership in the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council (MCCPC).

 

06-287

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.

 

06-288

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of gifts.

 

06-289

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a Maintenance Bond and subsequent release of a Cash Bond posted by Ledgewood Shopping Center for a Tree Bond for Site Plan located on Route 46, Block 6502, Lots 1 & 2.

 

06-290

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

06-291

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

06-292

A resolution authorizing the refund of a sewer utility overpayment.

 

06-293

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Almetek Industries, Inc. for the purchase of storm drain markers.

 

06-294

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to American Bus and Coach LLC for the purchase of a Dial-A-Ride Shuttle Bus.

 

06-295

A resolution approving Change Order #2 (Final) to the contract with U-Con Contracting Corporation for the Port Morris Drainage Improvements, Main Street and Canal Street Project, Port Morris, Landing.

 

06-296

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of the Maintenance Bond and approving the release of the Performance Guarantee and final payment to U-Con Contracting Corporation, Sparta, N.J. for the Port Morris Drainage Improvements, Main Street and Canal Street Project, Port Morris, Landing.

 

06-297

A resolution authorizing a sanitary sewer allocation to Emanse Estates, LLC for the property located at 1278 US Highway 46, Ledgewood Block 7502 Lots 6 And 7.

 

06-298

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

16.  Personnel Changes

Memo from Judy Riley dated August 10, 2006.

 

17.  Communications

July 28, 2006

August 4, 2006

August 11, 2006

 

18.  Executive Session

06-299

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.

 

19.  Adjournment

 

 

 

 _________________________

Christopher Raths

Township Manager