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February 8, 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.      Presentation: Michael Trofinoff, First Battalion, 385th Infantry, Lodi to Marty Schmidt for Troop Drive

B.     Presentation:  Morris Land Conservancy

C.     Presentation:  Roxbury Arts Alliance

D.     Capital Budget

1.      Information Technology

2.      Fire Departments


5.      Approval of Minutes

January 11, 2005        Regular

January 11, 2005        Executive

January 25, 2005        Executive



6.      Public Portion


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

A.      Procurement Policy

B.     Hercules Monument

C.     Appointments

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

                                 ii.      Citizens Cable Committee:  1 Member, 2-Year Term (Council appt.).

                                iii.      Economic Development Committee:  Un-expired Term of Russell Vanderbush.

                               iv.      Rockaway River Watershed Cabinet - 1 Member, 1-year term.


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

A.      Letter from Roxbury Little League requesting parade date.

B.     Application for Special Permit for Social Affair by St. Therese CYO Basketball.

C.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1232 by St. Therese Church.

D.     Application for Raffles License No. RA: 1233 by St. Therese Church.

E.     Draft319(h) grant letter for NJ DEP.

F.      Main Street Streetscaping Committee (Manager’s charge already submitted.)


9.      Introduction of Proposed Ordinances                                                              


An ordinance to amend and supplement Chapter VII, Traffic of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury, County of Morris and State of New Jersey. (Speed on Mountain Road)



An ordinance amending Chapter XXIII, Fees, Section 23-11, Municipal Court Fees, of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury.


10.  Hearing and Adoption of Ordinances on Second Reading


An ordinance amending Chapter III, Police Regulations of the Revised General Ordinances of the Township of Roxbury. (Prohibit water discharge)


11.  Introduction and Adoption of Resolutions                                                       


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



A resolution amending the membership of the Township Fire Department.



A resolution authorizing a refund of application fee. (All Tune & Lube)



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



A resolution authorizing the refund of taxes.



A resolution authorizing the award of a lease to Viacom Outdoor, Inc. for outdoor advertising on billboards located on the Township’s property known as Block 8501, Lot 5 (Routes 46 and 10) in the Township of Roxbury.



A resolution authorizing the award of a contract for repairs to Berkshire Valley Nutrition Center Floor to Cole’s Carpet.



A resolution authorizing payment of bills.


12.   Personnel Changes

Judy Riley memo dated February 3, 2005.


13.  Communications

February 4, 2005


14.  Public Portion


15.  Executive Session


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