Council Meeting Agenda October 23, 2017

Updated 10/20/2017 at 4:23 pm
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Regular Meeting
October 23, 2017
7:30 PM


READ NOTICE

CALL TO ORDER

SALUTE TO THE FLAG / MOMENT OF SILENCE

ROLL CALL

MINUTES 

Donna Faulkenberry Director of Office On Aging will give an overview on the Office On Aging Senior Center.           
     
ORDINANCE - 2nd READING - PUBLIC HEARING

Ordinance 2017-13 was posted in the Municipal Building on October 12, 2017 and advertised by summary in the Home News on October 15, 2017.  Public hearing was set for 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 - 2nd READING - PUBLIC HEARING

Ordinance 2017-14 was posted in the Municipal Building on October 12, 2017 and advertised by summary in the Home News on October 15, 2017.  Public hearing was set for 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.

ORDINANCE - 1ST READING - PUBLIC HEARING -  NOVEMBER 8, 2017

ORDINANCE 2017-15
BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING IN PART BOND ORDINANCE NO. 2017-05J ADOPTED ON JULY 17, 2017, PROVIDING FOR THE CLEANING, CEMENT LINING AND REPLACEMENT OF WATER MAINS WITHIN THE COTTAGE STREETS AREA, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE APPROPRIATION THEREFOR BY $153,000 FOR A TOTAL APPROPRIATION OF $1,400,000, TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF BY $153,000 FOR A TOTAL DEBT AUTHORIZATION OF $1,400,000, AND TO INCREASE THE ALLOCATION OF THE APPROPRIATION TO COSTS PERMITTED UNDER N.J.S.A. 40A:2-20, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY.

ORDINANCE - 1ST READING - PUBLIC HEARING -  NOVEMBER 8, 2017

ORDINANCE 2017-16
BOND ORDINANCE AMENDING IN PART BOND ORDINANCE NO. 2017-06J ADOPTED ON JULY 17, 2017, PROVIDING FOR THE PLANNING AND DESIGN OF VARIOUS ROADWAY AND UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE COTTAGE STREETS AREA, IN ORDER TO INCREASE THE APPROPRIATION THEREFOR BY $2,410,000 FOR A TOTAL APPROPRIATION OF $2,600,000, TO INCREASE THE AUTHORIZED BONDS AND NOTES TO BE ISSUED TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF BY $2,410,000 FOR A TOTAL DEBT AUTHORIZATION OF $2,590,000, TO INCREASE THE ALLOCATION OF THE APPROPRIATION TO COSTS PERMITTED UNDER N.J.S.A. 40A:2-20, AND  TO EXPAND THE SCOPE OF IMPROVEMENTS TO INCLUDE THE CONSTRUCTION OF VARIOUS ROADWAY AND UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE COTTAGE STREETS AREA, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, NEW JERSEY


ORDINANCE - 1ST READING - PUBLIC HEARING -  NOVEMBER 8, 2017

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-17
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF SPOTSWOOD, COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A GOVERNMENT ENERGY AGGREGATION PROGRAM

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.

2017-158    Professional Engineering Services for CME  to prepare Project Design, Bid Services and Construction administration services for project known as Elmer Avenue & Clark Avenue Water Main Improvements for an amount not to exceed $47,720.00.

2017-159    Professional Engineering Services for CME  to prepare Project Design, Bid Services and Construction administration services for project known as Lettau Drive Water Main Improvements between Erickson Avenue & Lakeview Drive for an amount not to exceed $51,220.00.

2017-160    Capital Budget Amendment No. 4

2017-161    Borough Council authorize Mayor Seely to execute a Collective Negotiations Agreement with the Borough of Spotswood's International Association of EMTs and Paramedics, Local R2-215 for the years May 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.

2017-162    Borough Council authorize the CFO to draw checks for firefighters closing allowance for the year 2017.

2017-163    Change orders & pay estimate #11 in the amount of $9,544.00 JG Drywall.
  
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING

2017-164           PAYMENT OF BILLS
COMMENTS      Any and all reports from Liaisons and Department Heads

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ADJOURN

NEXT COUNCIL MEETING:     Wednesday, November 8, 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.