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AGENDA

REGULAR MEETING

December 13, 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

A.      Recognition—Brandon Phillips for service on the Lake Hopatcong Commission and the Lake Musconetcong Regional Planning Board.

B.     Recognition—Acceptance of boat (Resolution 05-434)

C.     Recognition—Volunteers for Katrina Relief by VFW and Council.

D.     Presentation—Township Entryway Signs

 

5.      Approval of Minutes

November 14, 2005      Executive Session

 

6.      Public Portion

 

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

                                iii.      Open Space Acquisition Advisory Committee: 1 Member, un-expired term of Mena Schultz (1/1/04 > 12/31/06).

 

New Business

A.      Lease agreement between County of Morris and Township of Roxbury for the operation of the Nutrition Project.

 

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

A.      Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1265 by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

B.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1266 by St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church.

 

9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              

None

 

10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading

None

 

11.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       

05-416

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

 

05-172

A resolution authorizing the refund of unused Engineering Inspection Fees to Legends Harley-Davidson, L.L.C., 1895 Route 46 West, Block 9501, Lot 13.

 

05-385

A resolution authorizing the purchase of police evidence tracking equipment and software from Porter Lee Corporation.

 

05-397

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a dedication deed from Hunter's Ridge Development Company, Inc. for Lot 4.25 in Block 9202 in the Township of Roxbury (detention basin lot).

 

05-417

A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.

 

05-418

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

 

05-419

A resolution establishing a policy for the continuation of medical, dental and prescription drug insurance coverage for municipal employees that are suspended with or without pay pending final disciplinary action by the Township.

 

05-420

A resolution authorizing Roxbury Township to enter into a contract with St. Clare’s Hospital for male cancer screening.

 

05-421

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Garden State Laboratories, Inc. for public health laboratory services for CY 2006.

 

05-422

A resolution authorizing the Mayor and Township Clerk to enter into an agreement with Golub Animal Hospital. (dogs)

 

05-423

A resolution authorizing the Mayor and Township Clerk to enter into an agreement with Golub Animal Hospital. (cats)

 

05-424

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.

 

05-425

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to the Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills for sludge disposal from the Ajax Sewerage Treatment Plant.

 

05-426

A resolution approving a change order to the contract with Pierce Manufacturing, Inc. for a rear pumper fire apparatus.

 

05-427

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a conservation easement from Rajindar Paul Chopra and Azora R. Chopra to the Township of Roxbury.

 

05-428

A resolution approving Change Order #3 and Change Order #4 (final) to the contract with Z&Z Contracting, Inc. for the Contract “C” Conkling Road Storm Sewer and Mooney Road Water Main Project.

 

05-429

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of the Maintenance bond and approving the release of the Performance Guarantee and final payment to Z&Z Contracting, Inc., Belleville, N.J. for the Contract “C” Conkling Road Storm Sewer and Mooney Road Water Main Project.

 

05-430

A resolution authorizing settlement of the 2003, 2004 and 2005 tax appeals involving Block 3706, Lot 1.

 

05-431

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury, fixing the rate of interest to be charged on delinquent taxes or assessments.

 

05-432

A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.

 

 

05-433

A resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Roxbury, fixing the rate of interest to be charged on delinquent taxes or assessments.

 

05-434

A resolution authorizing the acceptance of gifts.

 

05-435

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Covino & Sons Construction Company, Inc. for the “Dell Avenue Sidewalk Construction—Contract “A”.

 

05-436

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Tony’s Concrete Construction Co., Inc., the second low bidder for the “Ezra Place, Steffanie Place & Jeffrey Road Sidewalk Reconstruction – Contract “B.

 

05-437

A resolution authorizing the award of a contract to Diamond Construction for the “Succasunna Area Sidewalk Reconstruction—Contract “C”.

 

05-438

A resolution rejecting all bids for the “Concrete Pad Construction—Roxbury Township Recycling Center—Contract “D”.

 

05-439

A resolution authorizing the transfer of funds.

 

05-440

A resolution authorizing payment of bills.

 

12.   Personnel Changes

Memo from Judy Riley dated December 8, 2005.

 

13.  Communications

December 9, 2005

 

14.  Public Portion

 

15.  Executive Session

05-441

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