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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

April 12, 2005

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

 

3.      Roll Call 

 

4.      Presentations

None

 

5.      Approval of Minutes

None

 

 

6.      Public Portion

 

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

A.      Procurement Policy

B.     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).

C.     Morris County Community Development Request for Funding.

D.     Rachel Manor Properties, LLC, Age-Restricted Condominium Multi-Family Housing.

 

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

A.      Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1237 by Roxbury High School Board Patrons Association.

B.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1238 by St. Theresa Roman Catholic Church.

C.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1239 by Roxbury High School Ice Hockey Booster Association.

D.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1240 by Roxbury High School Ice Hockey Booster Association.

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

19-05

An ordinance accepting the dedication of certain streets known as King Road, King Lane, Cottage Avenue, Apple Tree Lane and Sunset Lane in the Township of Roxbury.

 

20-05

A capital ordinance of the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, New Jersey, authorizing the improvement of Dell Avenue Park in, by and for the Township, appropriating therefore the sum of $60,000 and providing that such sum so appropriated shall be raised from a County of Morris Community Development Block Grant.

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

12-05

An ordinance of the Township of Roxbury providing for the appropriation of funds for various sewer utility improvements and appropriating $272,700.00 from Sewer Capital Improvement Fund.

 

13-05

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new additional or replacement equipment and machinery, new communication and signal systems equipment and new fire vehicles, apparatus and equipment 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 $1,423,600 to pay the cost thereof, to appropriate grants-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.

 

14-05

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 $448,145 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.

 

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.

 

16-05

A bond ordinance to authorize the acquisition of new automotive vehicle, 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 $20,000 to pay the Water Utility’s share of 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.

 

17-05

A bond ordinance to authorize the resurfacing and repaving of various public streets, in, by and for the Township of Roxbury, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, to appropriate the sum of $800,000 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.

 

11.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

05-117

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

 

05-118

A resolution authorizing salaries and compensation for employees for the Year 2005.

 

05-119

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a cash bond for soil relocation for West Chester Machinery on Old Ledgewood Road, Block 9303, Lots 6 & 7.

 

05-120

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.

 

05-121

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.

 

05-122

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

05-123

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

05-124

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Environ-Sciences, Inc. for a Phase I Environmental Assessment for 310 Mount Arlington Boulevard (Paturzo Property) Block 12012, Lot 2.

 

05-125

A resolution authorizing a reduction of the sewer allocation for Clearview Cinema located at 275 Route 10, Succasunna, Block 5004 Lots 7 and 8.

 

05-126

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Key-Tech of Keyport, NJ for the asphalt core drilling and testing of Sections 2A and 2B of the Emmans Road Reconstruction Project.

 

05-127

A resolution authorizing the release of a Performance Guarantee posted for Right-of-Way Excavation Permit No. AUG3104 Man Yam, 8 Larsen Drive, Succasunna.

 

05-128

A resolution authorizing the refund of Engineering Inspection Escrow to Matrix Excavating L.L.C. regarding Minor Soil Permit No. 021004, 539 Logan Drive, Landing, NJ Block 11403, Lot 23.

 

05-129

A resolution authorizing an amendment to the Professional Architectural Services Contract for Gates Architectural Design, Inc. for the Fire Company No. 2 Annex Building Expansion Project.

 

05-130

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Z&Z Contracting, Inc. for Contract “C” Conkling Road Storm Sewer and Mooney Road Water Main Improvements.

 

05-131

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 Local Bikeway Category for the Veteran’s Trail Bikeway Project.

 

05-132

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

12.   Personnel Changes

Judy Riley April 6, 2005 Memorandum.

 

13.  Communications

April 8, 2005

 

14.  Public Portion

 

15.  Executive Session

05-133

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