Council Meeting Agenda October 11, 2017

Updated 10/6/2017 at 4:23 pm
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Regular Meeting
October 11, 2017
7:30 PM


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MINUTES          9/11/17 regular meeting    -       9/25/17 regular meeting   
     
ORDINANCE - 2nd READING - PUBLIC HEARING
 
Ordinance 2017-11 was posted in the Municipal Building on September 26, 2017 and advertised by summary in the Home News on September 29, 2017.  Public hearing was set for October 11, 2017.

BOND ORDINANCE NO. 2017-11
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO MADIE AVENUE - PHASE III, APPROPRIATING $500,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $225,000 BONDS AND NOTES TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE - 2nd READING - PUBLIC HEARING
Ordinance 2017-12 was posted in the Municipal Building on September 26, 2017 and advertised by summary in the Home News on September 29, 2017.  Public hearing was set for October 11, 2017.

BOND ORDINANCE NO. 2017-12
BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS, INCLUDING LETTAU DRIVE, ELMER AVENUE AND CLARK STREET, APPROPRIATING $850,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $807,500 BONDS AND NOTES TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY

ORDINANCE - 1ST READING - PUBLIC HEARING -  OCTOBER 23, 2017

ORDINANCE 2017-13
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING CHAPTER 28, POLICE DEPARTMENT, AMENDING SECTIONS 28-1 DEPARTMENT ESTABLISHED; COMPOSITION AND 28-3 CONTROL OF DEPARTMENT

ORDINANCE - 1ST READING - PUBLIC HEARING -  OCTOBER 23, 2017

ORDINANCE 2017-14
BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING IN PART BOND ORDINANCE NO. 2016-11 ADOPTED ON AUGUST 15, 2016, PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF CAPITAL EQUIPMENT, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE APPROPRIATION THEREFOR BY $150,000 FOR A TOTAL APPROPRIATION OF $675,000, AND TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF BY $142,500 FOR A TOTAL DEBT AUTHORIZATION OF $640,500, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY.

RESOLUTIONS UNDER CONSENT AGENDA 

Copies of the resolutions under consent agenda are available for perusal only on the table.  Anyone desiring a copy may contact the Clerk after the meeting.

2017-150    Mayor authorized to execute on behalf of the Borough of Spotswood any electricity contract proffered by the participating supplier that submits the winning bid in the EMEX Reverse Auction.

2017-151     Resolution certifying review of the 2017 Best Practices Inventory

2017-152    Mayor and Borough Council authorize the appropriate officials to complete and submit the appropriate NJDOT SAGE on-line application for project known as Roadway Improvements to Brunswick Avenue from Snowhill Street to Second Street, Phase I.

2017-153     Mayor and Borough Council authorize the State of New Jersey Elevator Safety Unit to enforce the Elevator Sub Code as of October 11, 2017.

2017-154    Renewal of Animal Control with East Brunswick for a period of five (5) years, commencing at time of execution for 2017 with a 2% increase for each remaining year.

2017-155    Pay Estimate No. 1 for work performed by S&G Paving, Inc., from July 24, 2017 to September 29, 2017 as recommended by CME Associates, in the amount of $212,790.45.

2017-156     Borough Council authorize the appropriate officials  to accept the work or designated portion as substantially complete by JG Drywall at the ES Building and will assume full possession on September 14, 2017 and to sign the AIA Document G704-2000.

2017-157     Borough Council authorize the appropriate officials to sign a grant agreement with NJDOT for the project of improvements to Brunswick Avenue.

2017-158     Payment of Bills.     $1,646,350.57    

APPLICATION - Christoher M. Warley would like to become a member of the Spotswood fire department
                                 Daniel Lee Steadman would like to become a member of the Spotswood fire Department.

COMMENTS      EMS Report
    Any and all reports from Liaisons and Department Heads

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ADJOURN

NEXT COUNCIL MEETING:     Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:30 P.M

**NOTICE - Borough Council Meetings, with the exception of Executive/Closed Session discussions, are videotaped for later broadcast.  It is the policy of the Borough Council that  videotaped meetings  are not edited for any purpose.  Individuals who speak at the Council's  public meetings should be aware of these  videotaping rules.

* PLEASE NOTE: YOU MAY CLICK ON THE RESOLUTION NUMBER AND/OR ORDINANCE NUMBER TO READ IT IN FULL.