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 BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE

CAUCUS/REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL

 LAVALLETTE MUNICIPAL BUILDING

 Monday, November 13, 2017-7:00 pm

 

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor Walter LaCicero, presiding

 

ROLL CALL:  Council Members Borowski, Lamb, Zalom, Stogdill, Finter and Filippone

                           

Also present:       John Bennett, Borough Administrator

                                        Eric Bernstein, Borough Attorney       

                            Donnelly Amico, Municipal Clerk                       

                                                                                                  

READING OF THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT STATEMENT: Notice of this meeting was published in the Ocean Star on January 6, 2017.  Notice was also posted on our municipal bulletin board and municipal website.

           

MOMENT OF SILENCE:  

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:    

 

MAYOR’S WELCOMING STATEMENT:   

 

COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC (Items not listed on agenda / not staying for remainder of meeting)

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

Minutes of Regular Meeting of October 16, 2017

 

Motion: Second: Vote:

 

PLANNING BOARD/BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

Unexpired Term                                  Position                                               Appointee

4 year                                                              Class IV Member                    Barbara Brown

2 year                                                              Alternate #1                            John Borowski

 

REPORTS:

 

a)          Lavallette Construction Report for October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

b)       Seaside Park Construction Report for October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

c)       Lavallette Zoning Report for October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

 d)   Seaside Park Zoning Report for October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

 e)   Municipal Court Report for September & October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

 f)    Police Overtime Report for October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone

 g)    Animal Control Report for September & October 2017-Councilwoman Filippone      

 h)          Public Works Report for October 2017-Councilman Lamb

 i)           Public Affairs Report-Council President Zalom

 j)     Tax Account Report for October 2017-Tax Collector

 k)    Revenue Transaction Report for September 2017-Chief Financial Officer

 

Motion: Second: Vote:

 

ON CONSENT AGENDA/OFF CONSENT AGENDA, AND VOUCHERS:

 

RESOLUTIONS – ON CONSENT:

 

2017-290                  authorizing the cancellation of general capital fund grant receivable balances in the amount of $117,113.17

 

2017-291                  approving a raffle license to the Lavallette School PTO to hold a 50/50 off premise draw raffle on December 7, 2017 at 7pm at the Lavallette Elementary School at 7pm

 

2017-292                  authorizing the execution of a change order #1 to the contract with Johnson Baran Corp. to the contract for the Elizabeth Avenue and a portion of Dover Avenue road improvements in the amount of $9,800.00

 

2017-293                  recognizing the month of November 2017 as “National Family Caregivers Month”

 

2017-294                  approving a renumbering application of a property address at 1301 Grand Central Avenue, Units A & B, to 26 Washington Avenue, Units A & B

 

2017-295                  authorizing the Mayor to sign and execute Policy Endorsements for the Horizon Employee Prescription Plans and the Horizon Dental Option Plan for year 2018

 

2017-296                  opposing to any tax reform proposal that would eliminate the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes (SALT)

 

2017-297                  authorizing the refund of a tax overpayment in the amount of $4,221.07 due to a duplicate payment

 

2017-298                  approving the LOSAP for years 2014,2015,2016 for the Lavallette Fire Company volunteers with the total amount of $32,200

 

2017-299                  advising the State of New Jersey, Division of Pensions and Benefits of the Borough of Lavallette’s Chapter 88 status for their records

 

2017-300                  approving a seasonal employee for the Department of Public Works at an hourly rate of $10.00 commencing November 3, 2017 through April 30, 2018

 

2017-301                  authorizing the refund of a tax overpayment in the amount of $4,350.00 due to a duplicate payment

 

2017-302                  appointing Christopher Reid, Esq as a hearing officer for the Borough of Lavallette for some contractual matters regarding the Lavallette Police Department

 

2017-303                  authorizing the Mayor and Municipal Clerk to sign and execute the CDBG subrecipient agreements for the handicap accessible walkover on Trenton Avenue in the amount of $32,000 

 

2017-304                  approving two raffle licenses to the Lavallette Heritage Committee to be held separately on December 2nd at the oyster dinner and the other on Dec 21st at the Lavallette Birthday Party

 

2017-305                  authorizing transfers within the Current Fund in the amount of $52,500

 

2017-306                  approving a change order #2 with Brave Industrial Paint in the amount of $4,473.88 decreasing the adjusted contract price to $807,856.22

 

Motion: Second: Discussion: Public Comment: Vote:

RESOLUTIONS - OFF CONSENT:

2017-307                  approving the Memorandum of Agreement between the Borough of Lavallette and the Lavallette PBA #372

Motion: Second: Vote:

2017-308                  approving the Memorandum of Agreement between the Borough of Lavallette and the Teamsters Local #97

Motion: Second: Vote:

APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS:

2017-309                     Bills List in the amount of $1,447,203.04

ORDINANCES ON FOR FINAL READING/ADOPTION:

ORDINANCE 2017-18 (1178) AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE, COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING CHAPTER 90 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE, ENTITLED “ZONING” AMENDING SECTIONS 24, 37, 44, AND 50, ENTITLED, “AREA, YARD AND BUILDING REQUIREMENTS”

Motion: Second: Public Hearing: Vote:

ORDINANCE 2017-20 (1180) ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE, COUNTY OF OCEAN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING CHAPTER 89 OF THE BOROUGH CODE, ENTITLED “VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC” SO AS TO REVISE SECTION 89-26

Motion: Second: Public Hearing: Vote:

CAPITAL ORDINANCE NO. 2017-22 (1182) CAPITAL ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS CAPITAL EQUIPMENT AND APPROPRIATING $122,500 THEREFOR, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE, IN THE COUNTY OF OCEAN, NEW JERSEY

Motion: Second: Public Hearing: Vote:

BOND ORDINANCE 2017-23 (1183) BOND ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS AND THE ACQUISITION OF VARIOUS CAPITAL EQUIPMENT, APPROPRIATING $427,500 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $248,375 BONDS AND NOTES TO FINANCE A PORTION OF THE COSTS THEREOF, AUTHORIZED IN AND BY THE BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE, IN THE COUNTY OF OCEAN, NEW JERSEY

Motion: Second: Public Hearing: Vote:

COMMUNICATIONS:

Engineering:   

a)                  O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/2018 NJDOT Municipal Aid Program/Philadelphia Avenue Road Improvements/Received October 6, 2017

b)                  O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/2018 NJDOT Municipal Aid Program/Bryn Mawr Avenue Road Improvements/Received October 6, 2017

c)                  O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Jack Berens, Project Manager/Rehabilitation & Repainting of Elevated Water Storage Tank/Brave Industrial Paint, LLC/Pay Estimate No. 3/Received October 26, 2017

d)                 O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Elizabeth Avenue Road Improvements/Pay Estimate No. 1/Received October 31, 2017

New Jersey League of Municipalities:

 

a)                  Daily Update/Received October 4, 2017

b)                  2017 Conference App Available Now/Received October 5, 2017

c)                  Weekly Update/Received October 6, 2017

d)                 Weekly Update/Received October 13, 2017

e)                  Avoid Lines On-Site at the Annual League Conference/Received October 19, 2017

f)                   Weekly Update/Received October 20, 2017

g)                  Tax Action Today to Protect NJ Taxpayers and Municipalities/Received October 25, 2017

 

General With No Action:

 

a)                  Lynne Gilstrap/Eagle Point, Oregon/thank you letter to Mayor & Council and all employees of Lavallette for doing an outstanding job in returning the shore to its former state/Received October 26, 2017

b)                  Norris, McLaughlin, Marcus, Attorneys At Law/Stephen Offen, Esq./Verizon Wireless/withdrawing request to locate and operate in the Borough’s right of way/Received October 26, 2017

c)                  FEMA/Christopher Logan, Director/CDL Cancellation Approved 100%/Received October 27, 2017

d)                 James Peeney/235 Westmont Avenue/Advising the Holy Name Society of St. Pio will be holding a “Doo Wop” Music Band on May 5, 2018 from 6 to 9:30 pm and an Octoberfest Party on September 22, 2018 from 6 to 9:30 pm both at the Parish Hall/Received October 31, 2017

e)                  Ocean County Utilities Authority/Robert McLaughlin, Planning Specialist/Third Quarter 2017 Metered Flow Data/Received November 8, 2017

           

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

 

NEW BUSINESS:

 

FSD Enterprises, Declan O’Scanlon-Agreement to Continue Professional Services.

 

Discussion on a Petition for a “Weekend Construction Moratorium submitted by Mary Logios and Sandee Malenky, both of Sterling Avenue.

 

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC:

 

COMMENTS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS:

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:   

 

ADJOURNMENT: