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Minutes: August 7, 2007

A regular meeting of the Randolph Township Council was called to order at 8:00 p.m. by Mayor Obremski. This meeting is held pursuant to the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act. Adequate notice of the meeting has been provided by posting written notice of the time, date, location and, to the extent known, the agenda of the meeting in Randolph Township. This notice was posted on the Bulletin Board within Town Hall, it was filed with the Township Clerk, and it was provided to those persons or entities requesting notification. Notice was also provided to the Morris County Daily Record and the Randolph Reporter on January 5, 2007, by emailing them the annual resolution adopted by the Council on January 4, 2007. The annual resolution, which included this meeting date, was advertised in the Morris County Daily Record, the official newspaper of the Township of Randolph, and in the Randolph Reporter on January 11, 2007.

PRESENT:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

Also Present: Township Manager John Lovell and Township Attorney Edward Buzak

Mayor Obremski led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Obremski acknowledged members from Boy Scout Troop 50 and Boy Scout Troop 166 in attendance who are working towards a merit badge.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JUNE 7, JUNE 28, AND JULY 12, 2007

Councilman Metz made a motion to approve the minutes of June 7 and June 28, 2007, as presented. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

The Council tabled approval of the July 12, 2007 minutes.

PROCLAMATION—TURN THE TOWNS TEAL—FIGHT AGAINST OVARIAN CANCER

WHEREAS, ovarian cancer is called the “silent killer” because its symptoms are often vague or subtle; and

WHEREAS, ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death among women and the leading cause of gynecologic cancer death in the United States; and

WHEREAS, each year, more than 22,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease and approximately 16,000 die from it; and

WHEREAS, if detected in its early stages, survival from ovarian cancer is 90-95 percent; yet the five-year survival rate for the disease is only 28 percent because it is so difficult to detect early; and

WHEREAS, THE Kaleidoscope of Hope Foundation (KOH), a local non-profit group co-founded by ovarian cancer survivors Gail MacNeil of Chatham township and Lois Myers and Patricia Stewart of Harding Township raises funds for ovarian cancer research and to increase awareness of the disease and its symptoms, and wishes to remind the public that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month; and

WHEREAS, KOH will be holding its annual Walkathons on September 16 at Loantake Brook Reserve in Morristown starting with special guest speaker Senator Richard J. Codey; on September 29 at Avon; and September 30 at Richar DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Michael Obremski, Mayor of the Township of Randolph, in the County of Morris, New Jersey, in conjunction with the Randolph Township Council, declares his support for the Kaleidoscope of Hope Walkathons and proclaim September as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

OPEN TO PUBLIC

Jim McConnell, 45 Carrell Road, asked the Council to consider celebrating National Night Out as it used to be held, as a community event in Randolph where you are able to get out with your neighbors. He noted that the volunteers on the fire and rescue squads enjoy going out to the community.

Judith Stewart, 114 Everdale Road, echoed Mr. McConnell’s sentiments regarding National Night Out. Mrs. Stewart asked the Council to develop a town-wide calendar that would coordinate all of the various activities, not just governmental issues.

COUNCIL AND MANAGER REPORTS

Councilwoman Price reported that the Board of Health wishes to remind the community of the excessive heat advisory in effect and asks neighbors to check on each other and the elderly.

Councilman Metz nominated Kristi Obremski to serve as a student member to the Recreation Committee. He also nominated Chelsea Obremski to serve as a student member to the Community Services Advisory Committee. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

ABSTAIN: Mayor Obremski

Mayor Obremski reported that the Stroll, Roll and Run event took place on August 5, 2007. It was a wonderful day for the event. A representative from the Jersey Express, which is a member of the American Basketball Association who will be playing homes games at Drew University, was present for the event and provided a basketball clinic prior to the walk for about 20 youngsters.

ORDINANCES

A. Second Reading and Public Hearing

(1) Ordinance #24-07—Legal Defense and Indemnification

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFENSE OF CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AND THE INDEMNIFICATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH” be read by title on second reading and a hearing held thereon.

Manager Lovell noted that this ordinance establishes the standards and procedures for the defense of civil actions against and the indemnification of public employees of Randolph Township.

Mayor Obremski opened the public hearing.

Lee Whilden, 82 Radtke Road, asked if volunteers would be covered under this ordinance. As an example, would she be covered if she were working at a function at one of the schools.

Manager Lovell responded that this is a township policy which applies to township employees as well as volunteers as long as it is a township-run program. The Board of Education would handle cases where volunteers get hurt at a school function.

Township Attorney Buzak emphasized that this ordinance covers compensatory damages not covered by the Joint Insurance Fund, which is the township’s first line of defense.

Hearing no further comments, the public hearing was closed.

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEFENSE OF CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AND THE INDEMNIFICATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH” be passed on final reading and that a Notice of Final Passage of said ordinance be published in the official designated newspaper according to law.

Councilman Metz made a motion to approve the ordinance. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

(2) Ordinance #25-07: Rezone Block 79, Lot 5, PO/R to R/PO

Councilman Alpert made a motion to table this ordinance to September 6, 2007. Councilman Metz seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

(3) Ordinance #26-07: Specify the Buffer Dimensional Requirements Applicable to the R/PO and B-2ENV Zones

Councilman Alpert made a motion to table this ordinance to September 6, 2007. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

(4) Ordinance #23-07: Authorize Acquisition of Block 21, Lots 20 and 31, Known as the Del Ben Property Consisting of 33.92 Acres

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK 21, LOTS 20 AND 31, ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH (DEL BEN PROPERTY)” be read by title on second reading and a hearing held thereon.

Manager Lovell stated that this ordinance provides for the acquisition of Block 21, Lots 20 and 31, consisting of approximately 33.92 acres at a cost of $1,900,000.00. Most of that amount will be funded by the Morris County Open Space and Farmland Preservation ($246,500.00), the Morris County MUA ($776,750.00), and the New Jersey Green Acres Funding Program ($876,750.00). The remainder will be taken from the Randolph Open Space Trust Fund.

Mayor Obremski opened the public hearing.

Hearing no comments, the public hearing was closed.

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK 21, LOTS 20 AND 31, ON THE OFFICIAL TAX MAP OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH (DEL BEN PROPERTY)” be passed on final reading and that a Notice of Final Passage of said ordinance be published in the official designated newspaper according to law.

Councilman Metz made a motion to adopt the ordinance. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

(5) Ordinance #4-07: Ratifying a Revised Agreement Between the Township of Randolph and Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority to Provide for the Provision of Water

Councilman Metz made a motion to adopt the ordinance. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

B. Introduction

(1) Amending Chapter 15, Land Development Ordinance, Definition of Outdoor Storage

Manager Lovell explained that this ordinance was developed to amend the definition of outdoor storage, renumber an existing section of the outdoor storage ordinance, and to add reference to the newly created B2-ENV zone within the outdoor storage ordinance. Currently the township cannot enforce storing trucks on site for 24 hours or more and this ordinance will satisfy those deficiencies.

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 15, LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE, ARTICLE 1, GENERAL PROVISIONS, SECTION 15-2, DEFINITION OF TERMS, AND ARTICLE IV, SUPPLEMENTARY ZONING REGULATIONS, SECTION 15-42, OUTDOOR STORAGE, OF THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH” be introduced, read by title by the Township Clerk, and passed on first reading.

BE IT RESOLVED that said ordinance shall be further considered for final passage at the meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Randolph on the 6th of September, 2007, at 8 o’clock in the evening, prevailing time, at the Municipal Building in said Township, at which time and place all persons interested shall be given an opportunity to be heard concerning said ordinance.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Township Clerk be authorized and directed to advertise said ordinance in full with the Notice of Introduction thereof in the official designated newspaper according to law.

Councilman Alpert made a motion to introduce the ordinance. Councilman Metz seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

(2) Accepting the Dedication of Block 21, Lot 32.08, a Open Space From Rolling Hill Company (See Council Letter 28-07)

Manager Lovell noted that the Morris County MUA well field lands, combined with the Stony Brook Day Camp acquisitions, form an impressive greenway of contiguous lands. The greenway was extended by lands contributed by the developer constructing the subdivision at Nottingham Way. The developer of Sherwood Court (Rolling Hill Company) is providing an additional 5.42 acre tract, extending the greenway to the Del Ben property.

BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled “AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF RANDOLPH ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION OF BLOCK 21, LOT 32.08, AS OPEN SPACE FROM ROLLING HILL COMPANY” be introduced, read by title by the Township Clerk, and passed on first reading.

BE IT RESOLVED that said ordinance shall be further considered for final passage at the meeting of the Township Council of the Township of Randolph on the 6th of September, 2007, at 8 o’clock in the evening, prevailing time, at the Municipal Building in said Township, at which time and place all persons interested shall be given an opportunity to be heard concerning said ordinance.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Township Clerk be authorized and directed to advertise said ordinance in full with the Notice of Introduction thereof in the official designated newspaper according to law.

Councilman Alpert made a motion to introduce the ordinance. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

DISCUSSION ITEMS

A. Mt. Freedom Study

A professional services agreement was on the agenda for Planning Consultant Robert Michaels to develop zoning amendments impacting several sections of Mt. Freedom in accordance with the direction received from the Council in a special work session held last spring.

The engineering feasibility study for extending Millbrook across Sussex Turnpike to Woodlawn and improving Woodlawn to Brookside is on hold pending the receipt of proposals in response to a request for proposals that went out earlier in the week.

B. Shongum Lake Dam—Special Assessment

Manager Lovell stated that he has been contacted by the Shongum Lake Association who report that construction of the dam is near completion. The first payment on the loan is due in September 2007, and the Association has the first two payments. The next steps include a final audit being done, the Lake Association will receive certification from the DEP, the staff will go through an assessment review process and perform an inspection, property owners will be notified of the assessment, and a public hearing will be held on the assessment costs.

C. Butterworth Interceptor—Design Proposal

Manager Lovell reported that Randolph is contractually obligated to Morris Township to make repairs to the Butterworth Interceptor. The township has received four design proposals and three of them are close in price. The Manager suggested performing an interview process involving the Council. Since several Council members are absent, he will send out an email asking for Council volunteers.

D. Paperless Council Meetings

Assistant Manager Russo noted that $25,000.00 has been approved for the purchase of ten computers, wireless links, a scanner, hard-wiring, electrical, and so forth. The Council, Manager, Clerk, and Township Attorney will be receiving the computers.

Manager Lovell stated that other municipalities, such as Jefferson Township, have been utilizing a paperless council system very successfully. This system will eliminate all of the paper that the council would normally receive; however there will still be paper copies available for the public file and handouts. With proper training, the Council will be able to access the agenda, resolutions, ordinances, and so forth. He also stressed that the Council will be held to the same standards as township employees regarding emails, internet use, etc. The Manager suggested holding a mock council meeting on August 17 to demonstrate how a meeting would work and to test the Council’s ability to access the information.

E. Noise Regulations

This item was carried to September 6, 2007.

COMBINED ACTION RESOLUTIONS

Councilman Metz made a motion to approve the Combined Action Items. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

A. Refunds/Adjustments Resolutions

(1) Refund Overpayment of 2007 Taxes for Block 155, Lot 39, to Stuart and Beth Felsen—$931.59

R-187-07

WHEREAS, Stuart and Beth Felsen have overpaid 2007 taxes in the amount of $931.59 on Block 155, Lot 39, 36 Springhill Road; and

WHEREAS, it is recommended by the Tax Collector that this overpayment be refunded at this time.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, that the Treasurer be instructed to refund the overpayment of $931.59 to Stuart and Beth Felsen.

(2) Authorizing Tax Collector to Credit Canfield Mews Account for an Overpayment Due to Reduced Assessment of Block 42, Lot 1—$102,841.20

R-188-07

WHEREAS, Block 42, Lot 1, known as Canfield Mews, was assessed in the 2007 Tax List for a total of $13,440,000.00; and

WHEREAS, an appeal was filed and said assessment was reduced to $9,942,000.00 from $13,440,000.00 for 2007 and the judgment was not received until after the close of the 2007 book, which resulted in an overpayment of $102,841.20.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, that the Tax Collector be authorized to credit the account of Block 42, Lot 1, in the amount of $102,841.20 to adjust for the over-assessment of $3,498,000.00.

(3) Authorize Tax Collector to Credit Mal Brothers Account for an Overpayment Due to Reduced Assessment of Block 188, Lot 3—$6,359.22

R-189-07

WHEREAS, Block 188, Lot 3, known as Mal Brothers, was assessed in the 2007 Tax List for a total of $7,616,300.00; and

WHEREAS, an appeal was filed and said assessment was reduced to $7,400,000.00 from $7,616,300.00 for 2007 and the judgment was not received until after the close of the 2007 book, which resulted in an overpayment of $6,359.22.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, that the Tax Collector be authorized to credit the account of Block 188, Lot 3, in the amount of $6,359.22 to adjust for the over-assessment of $216,300.00.

(4) Refund Construction Permit Fees for Block 119, Lot 82, to Craig Laird—$2,442.00

R-190-07

WHEREAS, the Building Department received and deposited with the Finance Department two checks; one covering a New Single Family Home for Permit #2003-1153 for $1,998.00 and a check covering an Addition, Permit #2005-0132 for $1,379.00 for 107 Radtke Road, Block 119, Lot 82; and

WHEREAS, the homeowner has decided not to do the work at this time and requests a refund.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Frank Howard, Construction Official, that Permit #2003-1153 (minus Review Fee—$400.00 and D.C.A. Fee—$154.00) and Permit #2005-0132 (minus Review Fee—$276.00 and D.C.A. Fee—$105.00) in the amount of $2,442.00 be refunded to Mr. Craig Laird, 107 Radtke Road, Randolph, NJ 07869.

(5) Release Temporary Stabilization Bond for Block 141, Lot 14, to S&H Country Builders—$1,000.00

R-191-07

WHEREAS, on December 11, 2006, the Engineering Department received and deposited with the Finance Department a check totaling $1,000.00 covering a temporary stabilization bond for Block 141, Lot 14; and

WHEREAS, the property has been inspected and found to be properly stabilized.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Carl Bressan, Township Engineer, that $1,000.00 be refunded to S&H Country Builders, P.O. Box 345, Mt. Freedom, NJ 07970.

(6) Refund Overpayment Due to Assessment on an Uninhabitable House—Block 226, Lot 67, to William and Frances Mino—$2,940.00

R-192-07

WHEREAS, Block 226, Lot 67, is assessed to William and Frances Mino and is assessed in the 2007 Tax List for a total of $309,100; and

WHEREAS, a fire in December of 2006 rendered the building uninhabitable and said assessment should be reduced to $209,100.00 from $309,100.00 for 2007, which has resulted in an overpayment of $2,940.00.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, that the Tax Collector be authorized to credit the account of Block 226, Lot 67, in the amount of $2,940.00 to adjust for the over-assessment of $100,000.00.

(7) Refund Road Opening Cash Bond for 4 India Brook Lane to Cheri Kessler—$250.00

R-193-07

WHEREAS, on May 19, 2007, Engineering received and deposited with the Finance Department a check in the amount of $250.00 covering a road opening cash bond for the purpose of installing a new driveway at 4 India Brook Lane, Block 47, Lot 28.09; and

WHEREAS, the road opening has been repaired, inspected, and found to be acceptable.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Carl J. Bressan, Township Engineer, that the cash bond and the inspection fee in the amount of $250.00 be refunded to Cheri Kessler, 4 India Brook Lane, Randolph, NJ 07869.

(8) Refund Road Opening Cash Bond for 30 Heritage Court to Jennifer McCord—$300.00

R-194-07

WHEREAS, on July 17, 2007, Engineering received and deposited with the Finance Department a check in the amount of $300.00 covering a road opening cash bond for the purpose of installing a new driveway at 30 Heritage Court, Block 93.01, Lot 16; and

WHEREAS, the road opening has been repaired, inspected, and found to be acceptable.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Carl J. Bressan, Township Engineer, that the cash bond and the inspection fee in the amount of $300.00 be refunded to Jennifer McCord, 30 Heritage Court, Randolph, NJ 07869.

(9) Cancellation of 46 Outstanding Checks From Various Accounts Between the Years 2004 and 2006

R-195-07

WHEREAS, there were various checks (list of checks available in the Finance Department) issued from the Township’s General Account, Payroll Account, and Payroll Agency Account between 2004 and 2006 which are currently outstanding; and

WHEREAS, it is recommended by the Finance Director that the checks outstanding from the following accounts be cancelled:

General Account (42 checks)$6,349.77
Payroll Account (1 check)$38.13
Payroll Agency Account (3 checks)$28.39

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Council, Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that the Finance Director be instructed to cancel the outstanding checks from the above accounts.

(10) Refund Road Opening Cash Bond at 24 Bonnell Lane to Unlimited Landscape—$300.00

R-196-07

WHEREAS, on April 26, 2007, Engineering received and deposited with the Finance Department a check in the amount of $300.00 covering a road opening cash bond for the purpose of installing a new driveway at 24 Bonnell Lane, Block 221, Lot 34; and

WHEREAS, the road opening has been repaired, inspected, and found to be acceptable.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Carl J. Bressan, Township Engineer, that the cash bond and the inspection fee in the amount of $300.00 be refunded to Unlimited Landscape Service, P.O. Box 287, Green Village, NJ 07935-0287.

(11) Refund Road Opening Cash Bond at 26 Bonnell Lane to John D’Achino—$300.00

R-197-07

WHEREAS, on July 13, 2007, Engineering received and deposited with the Finance Department a check in the amount of $300.00 covering a road opening cash bond for the purpose of installing a new driveway at 26 Bonnell Lane, Block 221, Lot 35; and

WHEREAS, the road opening has been repaired, inspected, and found to be acceptable.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that it is recommended by Carl J. Bressan, Township Engineer, that the cash bond and the inspection fee in the amount of $300.00 be refunded to John D’Achino, 26 Bonnell Lane, Randolph, NJ 07869.

B. Authorizing the Purchase of a John Deere Model 4520 Tractor With Attachments to Power Place, Inc.—$32,570.00

R-198-07

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph wishes to award a contract for the purchase of a John Deere 4520 Tractor with attachments; and

WHEREAS, bids have been advertised and received on July 3, 2007, in accordance with the Local Public Contracts Law; and

WHEREAS, Power Place, Inc., Rockaway, New Jersey, was the low bidder meeting all the specifications at a contract price of $32,570.00.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Council, Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that a contract be awarded to Power Place, Inc., Rockaway, New Jersey, at the total contract price of $32,570.00.

C. Authorizing an Award of Contracts Based on the Results of a Coin-Toss Held on Behalf of the MCCPC for Portions of Contracts #13A, #20-B, #25, and #42

R-199-07

WHEREAS, on July 12, 2007, the Township of Randolph, on behalf of the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council, conducted a coin-toss lottery as a result of tie bids received on April 26, 2007, for portions of Contracts #13A, #20-B, #25, and #42; and

WHEREAS, the winners of the above-mentioned coin-toss lottery appear in the summary below:

CONTRACT #13-A: FIRE EQUIPMENT SERVICES (2 YEAR CONTRACT)
Category #1: Refilling of Fire Extinguishers
Items #a & f: Coin-toss between Guard Line and City Fire Equipment
Guard Line won the award of contract.
Item #e: Coin-toss between Guard Line and Fire Fighters Equipment.
Guard Line won the award of contract.
Item #i: Coin-toss between Community Fire Equipment and City Fire Equipment.
Community Fire Equipment won the award of contract.
Item #n(2): Coin-toss between Guard Line and Community Fire Equipment.
Community Fire Equipment won the award of contract.
Category #4: Refilling of Air Bottles (for “MSA” Brand Air Bottles Only)
Item #a: Coin-toss between Guard Line, Fire Fighters Equipment and Community Fire.
Guard Line won the award of contract
Items #b, c & d: Coin-toss between Fire Fighters Equipment and Guard Line.
Fire Fighters Equipment won the award of contract
Category #5: Refilling of Cylinders (Pure Breathing Air)
Item #c: Coin-toss between Fire Fighters Equipment and Guard Line.
Guard Line won the award of contract
Category #8: Air Masks (Inspection & Testing)
Item #b: Coin-toss between Guard Line and Community Fire.
Community Fire won the award of contract
 
CONTRACT #20-B: SPORTING GOODS (1 YEAR CONTRACT):
Category A: Football Equipment
Item #24: Coin-toss between R&R Trophy and Metuchen Center.
R&R Trophy won the award of contract
Category B: Soccer Equipment
Item #5: Coin-toss between R&R Trophy and Metuchen Center.
Metuchen Center won the award of contract
Category E: Various Sports Clothing
1. Football Clothing
Item #1f: Coin-toss between R&R Trophy and Metuchen Center.
R&R Trophy won the award of contract
 
CONTRACT #25: JANITORIAL SUPPLIES (1 YEAR CONTRACT)
Category A: Cleaners, Deodorants & Special Purpose Items
Item #1: Coin-toss between Mooney General and Allen Paper.
Allen Paper won the award of contract
Item #26: Coin-toss between Allen Paper, Bio-Shine, and Mooney General.
Bio-Shine won the award of contract
Category B: Utility Products
Item #27: Coin-toss between Bio-Shine and Allen Paper.
Bio-Shine won the award of contract
Category C: Paper & Related Items
Item #27: Coin-toss between Mooney General, Allen Paper, and Bio-Shine.
Mooney General won the award of contract
 
CONTRACT #42: LANDSCAPING MATERIALS & SUPPLIES (1 YEAR CONTRACT)
Section I: Specified Materials Indicated
Category A: Lime
Item #1a: Coin-toss between Northern Nurseries and Grass Roots.
Grass Roots won the award of contract

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that the above-mentioned items in Contracts #13-A (Fire Equipment Services), #20-B (Sporting Goods), #25 (Janitorial Supplies) and #42 (Landscaping Materials) be awarded to the vendors noted herein for the contract periods specified.

D. NJDOT FY’08 Municipal Aid Program—Reconstruct Everdale Road

R-200-07

BE IT RESOLVED that application is hereby made to the Commissioner of Transportation for an allotment of aid for the improvement of Everdale Road milling and resurfacing from the intersection of Millbrook Avenue/Everdale Road in Randolph, New Jersey, to Shongum Road in Randolph, New Jersey, in the municipality of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, for a distance of 0.6 miles or such portion thereof as may be approved by the Commissioner of Transportation. The total cost estimate for this improvement is $179,000.00. The Sponsor requests $150,000.00 in State funds and anticipates contributing $29,000.00.

AND BE IT RESOLVED that any aid received as a result of this application will only be used for eligible costs for the project.

Type of Improvement:
Resurfacing

Scope of Work:
The Township of Randolph is applying for funds to mill and resurface Everdale Road. The roadway is a major collector road that is utilized by regional commuters. Everdale Road was last reconstructed and resurfaced in the mid 1980s and is currently in need of resurfacing. Existing pavement will be milled to a depth of 2". A “superpave” overlay is proposed in conformance with NJDOT specifications. Existing grates will be replaced with bikeway safe grates and NJDEP compliant curb backs where needed.

Estimated Cost of Improvement:
Construction Cost - $179,000.00

Project Information:
Is utility work planned within the project limits over the next five (5) years? No
Is the purchase of right-of-way required before the start of project construction? No
Does the project intersect a State Highway? No
Is there a railroad crossing within the project limits? No
Is there a railroad crossing 100 feet outside of the project limits? No
Will the construction impact traffic across a railroad crossing outside the project limits? No

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that if this application is approved and accepted by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (“the Department”), the Sponsor agrees that:

(1) It shall arrange for financing of the total cost of the project provided for in this Agreement.

(2) It recognizes and agrees that continuation of funding under this Agreement is expressly dependent upon the availability to the Department of funds appropriated by the State Legislature from State revenues or such other funding sources as may be applicable. The Department shall not be held liable for any breach of this Agreement because of the absence of available appropriation.

(3) In the event that the Department approves funds in an amount less than requested, the Sponsor, at its option, 1) may either rescind this Agreement, or 2) continue with the project and assume the entire difference between the total cost of the project and the allotment of State funds, or 3) re-evaluate the project limits or scope and submit a letter of justification to the Department for approval. In the event the Sponsor rescinds the Agreement, the allotted funds shall revert to the source of the funding.

(4) The Sponsor must notify the Department of its rescission of this Agreement within thirty (30) days of the expiration of the agreement or subsequent extensions. Not meeting this requirement will result in future grants being provided on a reimbursement basis until such time as the municipality demonstrates satisfactory performance in awarding construction contracts. This does not apply to the County Aid Program.

(5) Any purported transfer or assignment of the written obligations of the Sponsor contained herein without prior approval of the Department shall be void.

(6) New Jersey Office of Management and Budget, Circular Letter 05-12, Grant Agreements—Agency Contracts and any supplemental compliance statements by the Department must be complied with by the Sponsor.

(7) The work to be performed by the Sponsor under this Agreement shall include but not be limited to the following:

1. Preparation of contract drawings and supplementary specifications.

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Clerk are hereby authorized to execute and attest this Resolution, Application and Agreement.

E. Renewal of Membership in the Morris County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund

R-201-07

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph is a member of the Morris County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund; and

WHEREAS, said renewed membership terminates as of December 31, 2007, unless earlier renewed by agreement between the Municipality and the Fund; and

WHEREAS, the Municipality desires to renew said membership.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED as follows:

1. The Township of Randolph agrees to renew its membership in the Morris County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund and to be subject to the bylaws, rules and regulations, coverages and operating procedures thereof as presently existing or as modified from time to time by lawful act of the Fund.

2. The Mayor and Clerk shall be and hereby are authorized to execute the agreement to renew membership annexed hereto and made a part hereof and to deliver same to the Morris County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund evidencing the Municipality’s intention to renew its membership.

F. Renewal of Membership in the North Jersey Municipal Employees Benefits Fund

R-202-07

WHEREAS, a number of public entities in the State of New Jersey have joined together to form the North Jersey Municipal Employee Benefits Fund, hereafter referred to as “FUND”, as permitted by N.J.S.A. 11:15-3, 17:1-8.1, and 40A:10-36 et seq.; and

WHEREAS, the FUND was approved to become operational by the Departments of Insurance and Community Affairs and has been operational since that date; and

WHEREAS, the statutes and regulations governing the creation and operation of a joint insurance fund contain certain elaborate restrictions and safeguards concerning the safe and efficient administration of the public interest entrusted to such a FUND; and

WHEREAS, the governing body of Randolph, hereinafter referred to as “LOCAL UNIT” has determined that membership in the FUND is in the best interest of the LOCAL UNIT.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the governing body of the LOCAL UNIT hereby agrees as follows:

1. Become a member of the FUND for the period outlined in the LOCAL UNIT’s Indemnity and Trust Agreements.

2. Will participate in the following type(s) of coverage(s):

a. Health Insurance as defined pursuant to N.J.S.A. 17B:17-4, the FUND’s bylaws, and Plan of Risk Management

3. Adopts and approves the FUND’s bylaws.

4. Execute an application for membership and any accompanying certifications.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the governing body of the LOCAL UNIT is authorized and directed to execute the Indemnity and Trust Agreement and such other documents signifying membership in the FUND as required by the FUND’s bylaws, and to deliver these documents to the FUND’s Executive Director with the express reservation that these documents shall become effective only upon:

1. Approval of the LOCAL UNIT by the FUND

2. Receipt from the LOCAL UNIT of a Resolution accepting assessment

3. Approval by the New Jersey Department of Insurance and Department of Community Affairs

G. Professional Services Agreement with Robert Michaels for Mt. Freedom Rezoning/Planning Services—$4,800.00

R-203-07

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph has a need to acquire professional planning services for rezoning Mount Freedom as specified in their proposal as a non-fair and open contract pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 19:44, A-20.4 or 20.5; and

WHEREAS, the anticipated term of this contract is one (1) year; and

WHEREAS, Robert Michaels & Associates has submitted a proposal indicating they will provide the professional planning services as specified in their proposal for $4,800.00; and

WHEREAS, Robert Michaels & Associates has completed and submitted a Business Entity Disclosure Certification which certifies that Robert Michaels & Associates has not made any reportable contributions to a political or candidate committee in the Township of Randolph in the previous one year, and that the contract will prohibit Robert Michaels & Associates from making any reportable contributions through the term of the contract for a contract awarded on June 7, 2007; and

WHEREAS, funds are available for this purpose.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, authorize the Township of Randolph to enter into a contract with Robert Michaels & Associates as described herein.

CERTIFICATION OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS

Dated: August 7, 2007

As required by N.J.S.A. 40A:4-57, N.J.A.C. 5:30-14.5, and any other applicable requirement, I, Michael J. Soccio, Director of Finance of the Township of Randolph, have ascertained that funds are available in the 2007 Budget, Planning, Other Expense, to award a contract to Robert Michaels & Associates for professional planning services for the rezoning of Mount Freedom in the amount not to exceed $4,800.00.

_____________________________
Michael J. Soccio
Chief Financial Officer

H. Deleted from Agenda

I. Authorizing the Award of MCCPC Contract #51 (Deer Carcass Removal & Disposal Services—For MCCPC Members in Morris County) to D&N Animal Recovery

R-204-07

WHEREAS, the Township of Randolph, on behalf of the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council, received bids on July 27, 2007, for Contract #51 (Deer Carcass Removal & Disposal Services for MCCPC members in Morris County); and

WHEREAS, D&N Animal Recovery Service LLC of Long Valley, New Jersey, submitted the low bid for a two (2) year contract period; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the MCCPC to award a contract to D&N Animal Recovery Services LLC of Long Valley, New Jersey, for MCCPC members in Morris County.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that Contract #51 (Deer Carcass Removal & Disposal Services for Morris County MCCPC Members) be awarded for two (2) years (July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009).

J. Authorizing Discharge of Lien for 317 Millbrook Avenue for Walter and Elizabeth Giannini

R-205-07

WHEREAS, in 1996, Walter and Elizabeth Giannini received a $10,000.00 grant from the Township of Randolph for the rehabilitation of 317 Millbrook Avenue, formally known as Block 115, Lot 2, on the Official Tax Map of the Township of Randolph (“Property”) through a Community Development Program; and

WHEREAS, to secure the obligation of the Gianninis to reimburse the Township for the full amount of the grant in the event the Property is sold or vacated by them, their executors, successors, heirs, or assigns within a period of ten years or in the event there is a transfer of title, the Gianninis consented to the imposition of a Lien in favor of the Township; and

WHEREAS, the Lien was recorded in the Office of the Morris County Clerk on May 13, 1996, in Deed Book 4563, Page 265; and

WHEREAS, the property was sold to a third party and the Township has received full payment of the amount of the grant, Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00); and

WHEREAS, the Township now desires to discharge the Lien of Walter and Elizabeth Giannini.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, they being the Governing Body thereof, as follows:

1. The Mayor of the Township of Randolph is authorized to execute the Discharge of Lien for Walter and Elizabeth Giannini and same should be recorded in the Office of the Morris County Clerk.

2. The Township Clerk and other officers and employees of the Township are hereby authorized and directed to perform all required acts to effect the purpose of this Resolution.

3. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

K. Authorizing Rescission of a Portion of MCCPC Contract #42 (Landscaping Materials) From Northern Nurseries Contract Award

R-206-07

WHEREAS, the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council has entered into a contract with Northern Nurseries, Inc., of Somerset, New Jersey, dated June 28, 2007, for a portion of Contract #42 (Landscaping Materials); and

WHEREAS, an error occurred in the bid calculations and evaluation of the award for Item #2 (Wood Carpet) of Category E (Mulch) in Contract #42 (Landscaping Materials & Supplies), therefore, Northern Nurseries was not the apparent low bidder; and

WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law requires contracts to be awarded to the lowest bidder meeting the specifications and it is in the MCCPC’s interest to rescind the portion of the contract with Northern Nurseries for Item #2 (Wood Carpet) under Category E (Mulch) of Contract #42 (Landscaping Materials).

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that a portion of the contract award for Item #2 (Wood Carpet) in Category E (Mulch) of Contract #42 (Landscaping Materials) be rescinded from Northern Nurseries, Inc., of Somerset, New Jersey, and the item be re-bid at a later date with revisions to the specifications.

L. Raffles

(1) Social Affair Permit, St. Matthew’s the Apostle Parish, September 15, 2007, 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., 335 Dover Chester Road, Randolph

(2) Off-Premise 50/50 Raffle, Randolph Chemical Engine Co. #3 Ladies Auxiliary, 670 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ, December 16, 2007, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

(3) Randolph High School Band Parents Association, On-Premise 50/50, October 13, 2007, at the Randolph High School

M. Professional Services Agreement with C. William Bowkley for a Hearing Officer—$150.00 Per Hour

R-207-07

WHEREAS, the Township requires the services of a Hearing Officer to preside over the hearing with regard to certain disciplinary charges filed against a member of the Police Department of the Township of Randolph; and

WHEREAS, Section 2-327(d) of the Revised Ordinances of the Township of Randolph requires hearing officers to be members in good standing of the Bar of the State of New Jersey; and

WHEREAS, in consideration of C. William Bowkley’s experience serving as a Hearing Officer with regard to similar matters, and his status as a member in good standing of the Bar of the State of New Jersey, the Township has agreed to appoint C. William Bowkley, Esq., of Bowkley & Zelante, as Hearing Officer with regard to said disciplinary charges; and

WHEREAS, there are funds available for the retention of such professional services; and

WHEREAS, said professional services may be retained without competitive bidding pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq; and

WHEREAS, the contract with C. William Bowkley, Esq., for said service as a Hearing Officer is not anticipated to exceed $17,500.00, therefore the requirements of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 (Pay to Play Leglislation) do not apply.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Council of the Township of Randolph, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, they being the Governing Body thereof, as follows:

1. The Township hereby retains and appoints C. William Bowkley, Esq., of Bowkley & Zelante, having an office at 390 Route 10 West, Suite 330, Randolph, New Jersey 07869, as Hearing Officer with regard to certain disciplinary charges filed against a member of the Police Department of the Township of Randolph.

2. C. William Bowkley shall be compensated at the rate of $150.00 per hour.

3. The contract with said law firm is for professional services and exempt from the bidding requirements under the Local Public Contracts Law, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.

4. The foregoing award is subject to receipt of a New Jersey Business Registration Certification pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:32-44.

5. The award is also subject to compliance with the Equal Employment Opportunity Requirements pursuant to N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq and N.J.A.C. 17:27.

6. The contract with C. William Bowkley, Esq., for said service as a Hearing Officer is not anticipated to exceed $17,500.00, therefore the requirements of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.5 (Pay to Play Legislation) do not apply.

7. The Mayor and Township Clerk, together with all appropriate officers, employees, professionals and staff of the Township are hereby authorized and directed to take all steps necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Resolution.

8. It is hereby directed that Notice of Award of this contract shall be published at least once in the official designated newspaper of the Township within ten (10) days of the date hereof.

9. This Resolution shall take effect immediately.

CERTIFICATION OF AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS

Dated: August 7, 2007

As required by N.J.S.A. 40A:4-57, N.J.A.C. 5:30-14.5, and any other applicable requirement, I, Michael J. Soccio, Director of Finance of the Township of Randolph, have ascertained that funds are available in the 2007 Budget, Legal, Other Expense, to award a contract to C. William Bowkley, Esq., as Hearing Officer with regard to certain disciplinary charges filed against a member of the Police Department of the Township of Randolph in the amount of $150.00 per hour.

_____________________________
Michael J. Soccio
Chief Financial Officer

OPEN TO PUBLIC

Judith Stewart, 114 Everdale Road, asked if the next Council meeting would be on September 6, 2007 and whether the packet will still be available to the public if it is a paperless meeting.

Manager Lovell responded that the packet will be available to the public at the next Council meeting on September 6, 2007.

Nancie Ludwig, 14 Lookout Road, asked if the Council would consider pulling the pool bond ordinance that was adopted on July 12, 2007.

Township Attorney Buzak responded that the ordinance has been adopted and there could be a motion to reconsider, however, that would require a vote of two-thirds of the Council, or five members. In light of the fact that only four council members are present, that motion could not be entertained this evening.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

Manager Lovell congratulated the Randolph Little League team on their success in the Little League World Series and wished them the best of luck in the championship.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Councilwoman Price made a motion to move into Executive Session. Councilman Metz seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

WHEREAS, Section 8 of the Open Public Meetings Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, (N.J.S.A. 10:4-12) permits the exclusion of the public from a meeting under certain circumstances; and

WHEREAS, this public body is of the opinion that such circumstances presently exist.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Township of Randolph, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, as follows:

1. The public shall be excluded from the following portion of this meeting.

2. The general nature of the subject matter to be discussed is as follows:

A. Tax Appeal—Randolph Hamiltonian Apartments/Legow

3. As nearly as can now be ascertained, the matter or matters to be discussed at this time will be disclosed to the public at such time and under such circumstances as are prescribed by law.

4. At the conclusion of the closed Executive Session, the Council may reconvene in public session for the purpose of taking formal action on matters discussed in closed session or on any other matter as permitted by law.

Councilman Metz made a motion to move out of Executive Session. Councilwoman Price seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

REOPEN IN PUBLIC SESSION

A motion was made by Councilwoman Price to accept the proposed tax appeal settlement as proposed by the Township’s Special Counsel for Tax Appeals, Richard DeAngelis. Councilman Metz seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

R-208-07

WHEREAS, Randolph Hamiltonian Apartments/Legow, the owner of the property located at Block 77, Lot 32, on the official tax maps of the Township of Randolph, also known as 100 Center Grove Road, has filed an appeal to the Tax Court of the State of New Jersey from the assessed value of the subject property for tax years 2005 through 2007; and

WHEREAS, the property owner and the Township of Randolph have agreed that there shall be no reduction in the assessment for tax year 2005; and

WHEREAS, the property owner and the Township of Randolph have agreed to a reduction in the assessment for tax year 2006 from a total assessment of $10,619,300.00 to a total assessment of $9,595,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the property owner and the Township of Randolph have agreed to a reduction in the assessment for tax year 2007 from a total assessment of $10,619,300.00 to a total assessment of $9,000,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the property owner has further agreed to waiver pre-judgment interest due on any refunds due as a result of the proposed settlement for tax years 2006 and 2007; and

WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Township’s Special Counsel for Property Tax Appeals in consultation with the Township Assessor and Appraisal Consultant that the settlement of this matter as set forth herein is in the best interest of the Township of Randolph, and that this matter be settled pursuant to the terms set forth herein; and

WHEREAS, the Township Tax Assessor has agreed to adjust the assessed valuation on the subject property for the tax years 2006 and 2007 in accordance with the proposed settlement; and

WHEREAS, the proposed settlement results in a total tax refund for tax year 2006 of $28,987.69; and

WHEREAS, the property owner and the Township of Randolph have agreed to apply the appropriate credit toward future taxes owed on the property representing the tax refund attributable to the reduction in the assessment for the 2007 tax year.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Council of the Township of Randolph, in the County of Morris, State of New Jersey, as follows:

1. The tax assessment on the subject property located at Block 77, Lot 32, on the Official Tax Maps of the Township of Randolph for tax year 2005 shall remain at a total assessment of $10,619,300.00.

2. The tax assessment on the subject property located at Block 77, Lot 32, on the Official Tax Maps of the Township of Randolph shall be reduced for tax year 2006 from a total assessment of $10,619,300.00 to a total assessment of $9,595,000.00.

3. The tax assessment on the subject property located at Block 77, Lot 32, on the Official Tax Maps of the Township of Randolph shall be reduced for tax year 2007 from a total assessment of $10,619,300.00 to a total assessment of $9,000,000.00.

4. Upon receipt of the Tax Court judgment, the Township Tax Collector is hereby authorized to refund the amount of $28,987.69 to the property owner, said refund being attributable to the reduction in the assessment for the 2006 tax year.

5. Upon receipt of the Tax Court judgment, the Township Tax Collector is hereby authorized to apply the appropriate credit toward future taxes owed on the property representing the tax refund attributable to the reduction in the assessment for the 2007 tax year.

6. This resolution shall take effect immediately or as otherwise provided by law.

Councilwoman Price made a motion to give Attorney Buzak permission to take any action necessary in regards to the Randolph Mountain (Baker Residential) that is time sensitive. Councilman Alpert seconded the motion, and the following roll call vote was taken:

AYES:
Councilman Alpert
Councilman Metz
Councilwoman Price
Mayor Obremski

NAYS: None

ABSENT:
Councilman Algeier
Councilman Napoliello
Deputy Mayor Mitsch

ADJOURNMENT

The Mayor adjourned the meeting at 9:00 p.m.

Donna Marie Luciani
Township Clerk