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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 Congratulating and Recognizing St. Columcille United Gaelic Pipe
D. Reports of Council Members
VI. PUBLIC HEARING ON RESOLUTION 2018-449
VII. OPPORTUNITY FOR MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS AND MATTERS OF THE PUBLIC INTEREST
VIII. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION
(O)-2018-39 : Ordinance Vacating Handicapped Parking Zones at 28 Chestnut Street and 29 John StreetComment
(O)-2018-40 : Ordinance Establishing Handicapped Parking Zones at 33 John Street, 53 Tappan Street, and 294 Chestnut StreetComment
(O)-2018-41 : Ordinance Amending Chapter 5-25 of the Town Code (Garage Sales and Similar Type Sales) to Remove “Flea Market” from the Definition of Garage SalesComment
IX. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: ORDINANCES FOR 2ND READING (PUBLIC HEARING)
(O)-2018-34 : Ordinance Vacating Handicapped Parking Zones at 46 John Street, 51 Patterson Street, and 94 King StreetComment
(O)-2018-35 : Ordinance Establishing Handicapped Parking Zone at 132 Afton StreetComment
(O)-2018-36 : Ordinance Amending Section 7.12 of the Revised General Ordinances Entitled “Parking Prohibited for Street Cleaning” Regarding Portions of Beech Street and Chestnut StreetComment
X. BUSINESS OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL: MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS
CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be
(R)-2018-426 : (*) Bills List ResolutionComment
(R)-2018-427 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Tax Overpayment Refund in the Amount of $2,340.69 to Khamis Hafez and Nsreen Elmorsy for 2018 Taxes, Block 38, Lot 3.Comment
(R)-2018-428 : (*) Resolution Refunding Overpayment Against Water Account 00307003 in the Amount of $76.37 for 87 Bennett Avenue Ave, Block 136, Lot 11.Comment
(R)-2018-429 : (*) Resolution Authorizing the Return of Unused Escrow Deposit to RTC Properties, Inc. in the Amount of $27,197.53 Relative to Site Plan Application #485 at 100 Central Avenue, a/k/a 120 Central Avenue, Block 288, Lot 10.01.Comment
(R)-2018-430 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to Encroach Upon the Sidewalk within the Town Right of Way at 153 Johnston Avenue, Corner of Devon Street – Block 13, Lot 28, for the Purpose of Removing an Underground Oil Storage Tank.Comment
(R)-2018-431 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road Opening Permit at 80 N. Midland Avenue, Block 75, Lot 26, in Order to Replace Hydrant #198.Comment
(R)-2018-432 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road/Sidewalk Opening Permit at 633 Chestnut Street, Block 175, Lot 13, in Order to Repair Leaking Water Service.Comment
(R)-2018-433 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road/Sidewalk Opening Permit at 703 Elm Street, Block 144, Lot 24, in Order to Replace a Hydrant and Lateral.Comment
(R)-2018-434 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road/Sidewalk Opening Permit at Chestnut and Dukes Streets in Order to Replace Hydrant #450 and Lateral.Comment
(R)-2018-435 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to SUEZ North America for Road Opening Permit on the West Side of Belgrove Drive between Bergen Avenue and Afton Street in Order to Replace Hydrant #287 and Lateral.Comment
(R)-2018-436 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road/Sidewalk Opening Permit at 32 Spruce Street, a/k/a 30-32 Spruce Street, Block 203, Lot 5, in Order to Install Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-437 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road/Sidewalk Opening Permit at 37 Laurel Avenue, a/k/a 35 Laurel Avenue, Block 93, Lot 35, in Order to Install New Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-438 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Sidewalk Opening Permit at 332 Forest Street, a/k/a 330-332 Forest Street, Block 211, Lot 2, in Order to Abandon Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-439 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Road Opening Permit at 360 Highland Avenue, Block 59, Lot 7, in Order to Abandon Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-440 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Sidewalk Opening Permit at 401 Forest Street, a/k/a 399 Forest Street, Block 198, Lot 35, in Order to Abandon Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-441 : (*) Resolution Granting Permission to PSE&G for Sidewalk Opening Permit at 422 Forest Street, a/k/a 420 Forest Street, Block 199, Lot 17, in Order to Abandon Gas Service.Comment
(R)-2018-443 : (*) Resolution Refunding Norman A. Doyle Pavilion Rental Fee in the Amount of $100.00 to Derek Cowley due to Inclement Weather.Comment
(R)-2018-444 : (*) Resolution Refunding Kearny Recreation Youth Soccer Program Registration Fees in the Amount of $70.00 to Danielle Savino-Garzon for Sophia Garzon and Olivia Garzon.Comment
(R)-2018-445 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Five (5) Hours Overtime to Kristine Schweitzer Budney, Registered Environmental Health Specialist Public Health in the Health Department, to Conduct Retail Food Inspections during the Peruvian Festival at the Frank A. Vincent Marina on Sunday, July 22, 2018, Pursuant to N.J.A.C. 8:24. ($223.80)Comment
(R)-2018-446 : (*) Resolution Authorizing Three (3) Hours Overtime to Jonathan Szura, Technical Assistant Land Use in the Construction Code Enforcement Office, to Attend the Zoning Board Meeting on Thursday, August 2, 2018, in the Evening, Serving as Secretary to the Board. ($103.12)Comment
(R)-2018-447 : (*) Consent Agenda ResolutionComment
(R)-2018-448 : Resolution Authorizing Forty-six (46) Hours Overtime within the Department of Public Works to Repair Police Vehicles, Clean Town Hall Flooding after Storm, Replace Manhole Covers on Bergen Avenue and Harrison Avenue Dislodged During Storm on July 6th, Clear Sewer Blockage on E. Midland Avenue, Clean and Video Line on E. Midland Avenue, and Monitor Operation of Harrison Avenue Pump Station. ($2,435.82)Comment
(R)-2018-449 : Resolution of the Municipal Council of the Town of Kearny Authorizing the Proposal Prepared by the Kearny Enterprise Zone Development Corporation for Funding of the Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 Administrative Budgets in the Amount of $190,000.00.Comment
(R)-2018-450 : Resolution Awarding a Contract to Renaissance Web Solutions for the Redesign, Hosting and Maintenance of the Town’s Website.Comment
(R)-2018-451 : Resolution Authorizing Change Order #1 for the Midland Avenue Roadway Improvements (NJDOT Funded) and Liberty Street & Boyd Street Roadway Improvements (CDBG Funded) Project to Smith Sondy, Inc., 150 Anderson Avenue, Wallington, NJ 07057 ($14,400.00 Increase / 1.71%).Comment
(R)-2018-452 : Resolution to Enter into Closed Session to Discuss the Following Matters Relating to Anticipated Litigation, Litigation, Contract Negotiations, and Personnel Matters, to wit: Continued Discussion on Russo Development Payment in Lieu of Taxes Negotiations for 60 Passaic Avenue and Related Road Improvements, Update on John Keegan LitigationComment
(R)-2018-453 : Resolution Accepting the Annual Audit Report of 2017.Comment
(R)-2018-454 : Resolution Accepting the Corrective Action Plan for 2017 Audit.Comment
(R)-2018-455 : Resolution Appointing Janice Pace, Monias Andrade, Rosemarie Edwards, Natalie Rivera, Diana Singh, Cheryl Ann Jahera and Donna Kunisch to the Part time Per Diem Position of Auxiliary Crossing Guard, at the Current Hourly Rate of $17.16, Effective August 13, 2018.Comment
(R)-2018-456 : Resolution Authorizing the Execution of a Person-to-Person Transfer of Plenary Retail Distribution License No. 0907-44-060-005 from ANK Liquors, LLC, t/a Elephant Wine & Liquors to Deep Liquor, LLC, t/a Best Buy Wine & Liquor, 315 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, New Jersey.Comment
(R)-2018-457 : Resolution Authorizing the Police Chief Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-36 to Sell Vehicles No Longer Needed for Public Use and Whose Value is Less than the Town’s Bid Threshold, at Private Sale Without Advertising for Bids.Comment
(R)-2018-458 : Resolution Amending the Hourly Rate of Kayla O’Conner, Playleader, from $11.00 to $12.00, Previously Authorized by Resolution 2018-(R)-358.Comment
(R)-2018-459 : Resolution Appointing Joan Sebastian Rios-Ruiz and Michael Potter to the Part time Position of Library Monitor in the Kearny Public Library to Work a Maximum of 19.5 Hours per Week at the Current Hourly Rate of $11.00, Effective August 13, 2018.Comment
(R)-2018-461 : Resolution Further Extending the Contract with Nationwide Consulting Company, Inc. for Appraisal Services Related to the Keegan Landfill.Comment
XI. EXECUTIVE (CLOSED) SESSION
XII. ADJOURNMENT