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I. CALL TO ORDER: PUBLIC MEETINGS LAW NOTICE
II. ROLL CALL
I. Roll Call
III. SALUTE TO THE FLAG
IV. CONDUCT OF MEETING NOTICE
V. CAUCUS MEETING
A. Communications
B. Reports of Department Heads
C. Proclamation Proclaiming May 6-12, 2018 Municipal Clerk’s Week
D. Presentation on Lupus Awareness by Elizabeth Santa Cruz and Brenda Blackman
E. Reports of Council Members
VI. OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS AND MATTERS OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST
VII. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION
(O)-2018-24 : Ordinance Amending Town Code Section 23-20.10 to Add Additional Restoration Requirements Related to Protected Streets that are Opened/Excavated within Four Years of RepavingComment
(O)-2018-25 : An Ordinance Establishing the Hourly Position of Computer Operator Trainee (01332)Comment
VIII. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ORDINANCES FOR 2ND READING (PUBLIC HEARING)
(O)-2018-18 : Ordinance Establishing Handicapped Parking Zones at 31 Tappan Street and 43 Dukes StreetComment
(O)-2018-19 : An Ordinance Establishing the Position of Building Maintenance Worker / Security Guard (06552)Comment
(O)-2018-20 : An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement An Ordinance Entitled "An Ordinance Concerning Civil Service in the Town of Kearny, County of Hudson", Adopted April 11, 2017. (Salaries for Department Heads and Assistant Department Heads, January 01, 2017 – December 31. 2020)Comment
(O)-2018-21 : An Ordinance to Further Amend and Supplement An Ordinance Entitled “An Ordinance Concerning Civil Service in the Town of Kearny, County of Hudson”, Adopted March 25, 2014 and all Various Civil Service Titles in the Town of Kearny (Exempt Employees’ Salaries for 2015, 2016, 2017)Comment
IX. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS
CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be
(R)-2018-241 : (*) Bills List ResolutionComment
(R)-2018-242 : (*) Resolution Authorizing the Return of Unused Escrow Deposit to 1416 Harrison Avenue, LLC in the Amount of $2,750.65 Relative to Site Plan Application #2017.14 at 14-16 Harrison Avenue, Block 278, Lot 10, as the Application has been Withdrawn.Comment
(R)-2018-243 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Refund of Zoning Permit and Zoning Certificate of Occupancy Fees for a Title Transfer Regarding 38-40 Tappan Street, Block 266, Lot 16, to Manuel Amorim in the Amount of $105.00 as a Result of a Duplicate Payment.Comment
(R)-2018-244 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Refund of Zoning Permit Fee to Maria Castro-Sosa in the Amount of $25.00 for 323 Forest Street, Block 210, Lot 49, as a Zoning Permit was not Required.Comment
(R)-2018-246 : (*) Resolution Authorizing ECC Horizon to Encroach upon the Town Right-of-Way near 304 Chestnut Street, Block 232, Lot 7, to Install a Groundwater Monitoring Well.Comment
(R)-2018-247 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to Brown & Caldwell, on behalf of Glenn Springs Holdings, Inc., for Road Opening Permit and Access to the Portion of Gypsum Street Adjacent to COPR Site 60 (Tullo Exxon 57-87 Lincoln Highway, Block 290, Lots 4-9 and 13), to Conduct Remedial Construction Activities.Comment
(R)-2018-248 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 4 Park Avenue, Block 49, Lot 23, in Order to Install New Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-249 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 7-9 Tappan Street, Block 263, Lot 48, in Order to Install New Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-250 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 122 Park Place, Block 49, Lot 39, in Order to Install Gas Main Protection.Comment
(R)-2018-251 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 286 Devon Street, Block 236, Lot 19, in Order to Install New Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-252 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 634 Belgrove Drive, Block 79, Lot 1, in Order to Install Gas Main Protection.Comment
(R)-2018-253 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 678 Belgrove Drive, a/k/a 678-680 Belgrove Drive, Block 83, Lot 2, in Order to Install Gas Main Protection.Comment
(R)-2018-254 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at the Intersection of Belgrove Drive and Park Avenue in Order to Install Gas Main Protection.Comment
(R)-2018-255 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road Opening Permit at 89 Chestnut Street, Block 254, Lot 10, in Order to Replace a Curb Box.Comment
(R)-2018-256 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road Opening Permit at 593-597 Belgrove Drive, a/k/a 585 Belgrove Drive, Block 67, Lot 31, in Order to Repair/Replace Curb Stop.Comment
(R)-2018-257 : (*) Resolution Waiving the Permit Fees for The Salvation Army Kearny Corps for the Installation of a Warning/Information Sign and Security Camera at 28 Beech Street for the Amount not to Exceed $200.Comment
(R)-2018-258 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Four (4) Hours Overtime to Maria Fatima Martins, Clerk Typist Bilingual in the Clerk’s Office, for Late Night Voter Registration on May 15, 2018, Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:31-2. ($236.84)Comment
(R)-2018-259 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Sixteen (16) Hours Overtime for the Municipal Court Staff, Melissa Murray, Ledy More, Cintia Valdez, and Catherine Colon, for Monday Evening Court Session on May 21, 2018. ($1,200.00)Comment
(R)-2018-260 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission for One (1) Town Employee to Attend the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) State Convention in Wildwood, N.J. from June 13-17, 2018.Comment
(R)-2018-261 : (*) Consent Agenda ResolutionComment
(R)-2018-262 : Resolution Authorizing Seventy (70) Hours Overtime within the Department of Public Works to Plow and Salt Streets on April 2, 2018, Repair Police Vehicles, Manage Opening of Big Belly Town Trash Cans on April 10, 2018, Clear Sewer Blockage at 16 Peden Terrace and 305 Elm Street, Repair Road Cave in, Supervise Oil Spill Clean-up, and Relieve Office Paperwork Backlog. ($3,732.35)Comment
(R)-2018-263 : Resolution Appointing James Miller, 750 Passaic Avenue, Kearny, N.J., to the Zoning Board of Adjustment to Fill the Unexpired Term of Janice Barton through December 31, 2019.Comment
(R)-2018-264 : Resolution Appointing Vilma P. Doran, 122 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, N.J., as Alternate No. 1 to the Zoning Board of Adjustment to fill the Unexpired Term of James Miller through December 31, 2019.Comment
(R)-2018-265 : Resolution Appointing William J. Pettigrew, 91 King Street, Kearny, N.J., as Alternate No. 2 to the Zoning Board of Adjustment for a One (1) Year Term.Comment
(R)-2018-266 : Resolution Approving an Easement Agreement with Schuyler Crossing Urban Renewal, LLC in Furtherance of the Construction of a Stormwater Pump Station (Block 252, Lot 2.021).Comment
(R)-2018-267 : Resolution of Municipal Endorsement for Submission of a Grant Application to the Hudson County Open Space, Recreation, and Historic Preservation Trust Fund for the Gunnell Oval Improvements Project.Comment
(R)-2018-268 : Resolution Amending and Replacing Resolution 2018-213 Regarding Consulting Services to be Performed by RCM Ceberio LLC.Comment
(R)-2018-269 : Resolution Urging the Adoption of the Ghost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act for the Award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops and the 3133rd Signal Service Company in Recognition of Their Unique and Distinguishable Service as a “Ghost Army” that Conducted Deception Operations in Europe during World War II.Comment
(R)-2018-270 : Resolution Authorizing the Town Attorneys to Institute Court Action as Needed for Interior Access to the Abandoned Properties at 279 Forest Street, 347 Forest Street, 349 Forest Street, 369 Forest Street and 229 Chestnut Street for Valuation Prior to Commencement of Eminent Domain Actions.Comment
(R)-2018-271 : Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of a Violation Notice to Public Service Electric & Gas for an Unpermitted Street Opening.Comment
(R)-2018-272 : Resolution to Enter into Closed Session to Discuss the Following Matters Relating to Anticipated Litigation, Litigation, Contract Negotiations, and Personnel Matters, to wit: Review of County Residential Tax Appeals, Discussion of Potential Litigation regarding Construction Code/Zoning Violations, Contract Negotiations regarding Fire Apparatus that we are PurchasingComment
(R)-2018-273 : BUDGET -Introduction of the Calendar Year 2018 BudgetComment
(R)-2018-274 : Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Person-to-Person and Place-to-Place Transfer of Plenary Retail Consumption License No. 0907-33-056-010 from Osborne Capital, LLC (a “Pocket License”) to UBNJ1, LLC, t/a Urban Bricks Pizza, 190 Passaic Avenue, #5, Kearny, New Jersey.Comment
(R)-2018-275 : Resolution Authorizing Participation in the New Jersey Council of Farmers & Communities (“NJCFC”) and Execution of the Community Market Membership Application.Comment
(R)-2018-276 : Resolution Authorizing an Increase in Hours, Effective March 1, 2018, for Part time Public Safety Telecommunicators in the Kearny Fire Department from 24.5 Hours up 40 Hours per Week for a Period not to Exceed Six Months or September 1, 2018.Comment
(R)-2018-277 : Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Second Amendment to the Agreement with Suez Water Environmental Services, Inc.Comment
(R)-2018-278 : Resolution Appointing Kathy Santos to the Part time Temporary Position of Community Service Aide for the Kearny Prevention Coalition Drug-Free Grant for the Town of Kearny, Effective April 25, 2018.Comment
X. EXECUTIVE (CLOSED) SESSION
XI. ADJOURNMENT