Our next regular
Town Council meeting will be held via ZOOM on Monday, June 22, 2020. You
have each been emailed the webinar ID and password. The same has been posted on our website.
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APPROVAL OF MINUTES
office has prepared the minutes from the June
8th Regular meeting for
your consideration and approval.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This is for
those that wish to address the Town Council but do not plan on staying for the
whole meeting. There is a note to the
public on the agenda to please keep their comments to a maximum of 3 minutes and limited to one turn at
the microphone. This allows ample time
for all whom wish to speak and keeps the meeting moving forward. The public can speak on any matter. Council
may choose to comment after the entire public portion has concluded.
COUNCIL & MANAGER REPORTS
Each Councilmember can give an update on various items or
Board/Commission actions that have taken place recently.
We have two (2)
resolutions to be considered before the ordinances:
Resolution #155-2020 will amend the
Water Sewer Capital Budget for the Major Repairs and Parts Replacement for the
Clarifier at the Second Stage Pump Station project.
Resolution #157-2020 will amend the
Capital Budget for repairs to the pool.
There are three
(3) ordinances for 2nd Reading and Public Hearing:
Ordinance 2020-8 will authorize the
issuance of $70,000 in Bond Anticipation Notes for the Halsted Street and
Madison Street Improvements – Section II.
We received a grant for $175,000 toward this project.
Ordinance 2020-9 will authorize the
issuance of $100,000 in Bond Anticipation Notes for the Mill Street Sidewalk
project. We received a grant for
$400,000 toward this project.
Ordinance 2020-10 will authorize appropriating
$555,000 for the Memory Park Drainage project.
four (4) ordinances being introduced:
Ordinance 2020-11 will authorize
appropriating $360,000 for the Major Repairs and Parts Replacement for the Clarifier
at the Second Stage Pump Station project.
Ordinance 2020-12 is a bond ordinance
for the acquisition of 2 SUVs for the police department.
Ordinance 2020-13 will cancel $15,000
from the Reserve for Senior/Teen Center to reappropriate it for repairs to the
Ordinance 2020-14 will adopt the
Redevelopment Plan for the G & H Property at 121 Water Street.
Resolution #143-2020* authorize the
insertion of revenue from the Safe and Secure grant into the 2020 Budget.
Resolution #144-2020* will award the
contracts for the improvements to Halsted Street and Madison Street – Section
to Tilcon for paving, Denville Line Painting for striping, and Campbell Foundry
for drainage inlet accessories through the Morris County Co-op.
Resolution #145-2020* will reject the
re-bid for the fire alarm upgrade for the Water Utility.
Resolution #146-2020* will transfer
#147-2020* will award
the contract for the guide rail on Overlook Road to Safety Systems, LLC.
#148-2020* will award
a Required Disclosure Contract to Convergint Technologies for the installation
of keyless access pads in the Municipal Building.
#149-2020* will award
Bid 9-2020 for the Repairs to the Final Clarifier at the Wastewater Treatment
Plant to BR Welding.
authorize negotiations for the Fire Alarm upgrade and Installation at the Water
Utility. We went out to bid twice
unsuccessfully, so we may now negotiate directly with vendors.
permit temporary outside dining during the COVID-pandemic.
authorize the purchase of five (5) mobile data terminals and accessories for
the police department through State Contract.
cancel the Wellness Tobacco Free Grant.
#154-2020* will award
the bid for the ADA Ramps on Halsted Street and Madison Street – Section II to
Cifelli & Son.
authorize the purchase of two (2) Ford Utility Police Interceptor vehicles.
authorize payment of bills and vouchers.
membership into the Newton Fire Department for Shawn Snedeke of 100 Swartswood
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (3 mins each)
COUNCIL & MANAGER COMMENTS
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Morris Lake is two (2) inches below the
top of the spillway as of June 15, 2020.
business discussed at the monthly Statewide
Insurance Fund meeting.
Our OEM briefings will start next week
occurring on Monday-Wednesday-Friday.
I had a
productive ZOOM meeting with Dr. Greene and Rob Boyle to talk about current and
future internet connectivity for our
students and families in Town. I will
keep you posted.
Board approved the Weis gas station
as well as sent back the Redevelopment Plan for the G & H property with no changes or comments.
Happy Father’s Day!