Borough of Brielle, NJ
| January 2, 2007
January 2, 2007
MINUTES JANUARY 2ND, 2007 ORGANIZATION MEETING START: 5:30 P.M.
PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUNCIL-PRESIDENT NOLAN, COUN. BOLGER, GARRUZZO, GORHAM, SCOTT & SHAAK.
Mayor Nicol announced that Councilmembers Garruzzo & Nolan had taken their oath of office.
Mayor Nicol opened the meeting with a silent prayer and a salute to the flag. Mayor Nicol then advised that Robert’s Rules of Order would be employed to determine all parliamentary questions not specifically provided for.
Mayor Nicol then opened the floor to nominations for Council-President.
Nominations were opened on a motion by Coun. Scott, seconded by Coun. Garruzzo. Coun. Scott nominated Coun. Nolan seconded by Coun. Garruzzo.
There being no further nomination, nominations were closed on a motion by Coun. Shaak. seconded by Coun. Bolger.
Coun. Scott moved to elect Coun. Nolan Council-President, the motion was seconded by Coun. Shaak; all aye. None opposed.
Council-President Nolan thanked his colleagues and then announced that he was holding the 2007 Committee Assignments until the January 8th, 2007 meeting.
Mayor Nicol then announced the 2007 professional appointments:
Municipal Prosecutor James W. Holzapfel, Citta, Holzapfel
& Labor Counsel & Zabarsky
Borough Attorney Nicholas Montenegro/Montenegro, Thompson,
Montenegro & Genz
Borough Engineer Alan P. Hilla, Jr., Birdsall Engineering
Borough Auditor Robert Hulsart, Inc.
Bond Counsel McLaughlin, Gelson, LLC
Assistant Prosecutor James D. Carton IV
The appointments were confirmed on a motion by Coun. Shaak, seconded by Coun. Nolan; all aye.
Mayor Nicol then announced that all professional appointments were subject to a professional service contract.
Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan, introduced Resolution 07-01 to appoint Timothy Shaak as Emergency Management Coordinator. Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, & Scott all aye; no nays. Coun. Shaak abstained. Passed.
Coun Scott, seconded by Coun. Garruzzo, introduced Resolution 07-02 (see insertion). Vote Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
On a motion by Coun. Shaak, seconded by Coun. Nolan, all tenured and non-annual appointments, now held by Borough employees were confirmed; all aye.
On a motion by Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan, the membership rosters of Brielle First Aid Squad and Brielle Fire Company No. 1 were confirmed; all aye.
Mayor Nicol then announced the annual appointments:
Borough Administrator Thomas F. Nolan
Officer to Issue Certificates of Liability Thomas F. Nolan
Relocation Officer Thomas F. Nolan
Commissioner of Insurance Thomas F. Nolan
Fire Protection Official Albert P. Ratz
Fire Sub-Code Official Albert P. Ratz
Construction Code Official Albert P. Ratz
Acting Zoning Officer Alan P. Hilla & Albert P. Ratz
Building Inspector Albert P. Ratz
Electrical inspector Michael Sullivan
Deputy Emergency Management Coord. Michael W. Palmer
Heritage Committee/Borough Historian John E. Belding
Registrar/Sec. Board of Health Karen S. Brisben
Deputy Registrar/Sec. Board of Health Colleen Castronova
Deputy Borough Clerk Karen S. Brisben
Mercantile Officer James Langenberger
Code Enforcement Officer James Langenberger
Water Sewer Rent Collector Colleen Castronova
Animal Control Official Colleen Castronova
Assistant Clerks Financial Services Karen S. Brisben
Assistant Water/Sewer Rent Collector Sherri Hopkins
Detective (Serves @ discretion of Chief) James Stewart
Safety Coordinator Robert McArthur
Deputy Safety Coordinator Jeffrey Weiss
Working Foreman DPW Jeffrey Weiss
Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan introduced Resolution 07-03 to confirm the foregoing appointments. Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Mayor Nicol then announced the appointments to the various Boards & Commissions of the Borough for terms that expired on December 31st, 2006.
Board of Adjustment
Thomas Condon Member (10)
Joseph Petrone Member (10)
Charles P. Sarnasi Alternate #2 (08)
Thomas B. Nicol Member Class I (07)
Frank A. Garruzzo Member Class 11(07)
Thomas F. Nolan Member Class III (07)
Gina R. Murdoch Alternate #1(07)
Community Development Block Grant Committee
Cory Lakin Member (07)
Timothy Shaak Member (07)
Ann D. Scott Member (07)
Darcy Garruzzo Member (07)
Robert McArthur Member (07)
Thomas F. Nolan Representative (07)
Karen S. Brisben Alternate Representative (07)
Jennifer Kerrigan Member (09)
Richard Scott, Jr. Member (09)
Kevin Pannuzzo Associate Member (07)
Shade Tree Commission
John Belding Member (12)
Board of Recreation
John Devereux Member (09)
Sherri Hopkins Associate/Recording Secretary (07)
Hope Lauria Associate (07)
Laura Abradabro Associate (07)
Denise Lembo Associate (07)
Janice Feldstedt Associate (07)
Dave Richardson Associate (07)
Julia Barnes Associate (07)
Kevin Kinneally Associate (07)
The appointments were approved on a motion by Coun. Scott, seconded by Coun. Shaak
Coun. Garruzzo. seconded by Coun. Shaak moved Resolution 07-04 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan moved Resolution 07-05 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Garruzzo seconded by Coun. Nolan moved Resolution 07-06 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Scott, seconded by Coun. Nolan moved Resolution 07-07 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Shaak, introduced Resolution 07-08 (see insertion). Vote: Bolger, Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham , Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Scott, seconded by Coun. Nolan moved Resolution 07-09 to authorize the Administrator, with the consent of the Mayor and the Council Committee Chairman who has jurisdiction over the department, to hire Temporary/Part-Time help on an “as Needed Basis”. Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan. Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan introduced Resolution 07-10 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak all aye; no nays. Passed.
Coun. Nolan, seconded by Coun. Garruzzo introduced Resolution 07-11 (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Scott & Shaak; all aye; no nays. Passed.
RESOLUTION NO: 07-4
DATE: 2nd JANUARY 2007
BOROUGH OF BRIELLE RESOLUTION
BE IT RESOLVED,THAT EACH MONDAY NIGHT, OF EACH MONTH, IN THE CALENDAR YEAR 2007, WITH EXCEPTIONS NOTED, BE DESIGNATED AS MEETING NIGHTS OF THE MAYOR & COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE, WITH MEETINGS TO BE HELD IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBERS OF THE BOROUGH HALL, 601
UNION LANE, BRIELLE, NEW JERSEY.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT REGULAR BUSINESS MEETINGS SHALL BE SCHEDULED FOR THE SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAYS AT 7:30 P.M. EXCEPT MONDAY HOLIDAYS, WHEN SAID MEETINGS SHALL BE ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY, OR PROPER 48 HOUR NOTICE GIVEN, AND
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT THE WORK SESSION SHALL BE HELD ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAYS OF EACH MONTH AT 7:30 P.M., EXCEPT MONDAY HOLIDAYS, WHEN SAID SESSIONS SHALL BE ON THE SECOND AND FOURTH TUESDAY, SAID TIME BEING SUBJECT TO A LATER STARTING TIME BASED ON THE VOLUME OF BUSINESS AND WITH FORTY-EIGHT HOUR NOTICE BEING GIVEN THROUGH THE DISSEMINATION OF THE AGENDA.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT THE PUBLIC WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE WORK SESSION, BUT MAY BE PRESENT AND LISTEN. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SHALL BE PERMITTED AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE WORK SESSION, BUT SHALL BE LIMITED TO THOSE MATTERS DISCUSSED AT THE WORK SESSION. THE PUBLIC MAY, AT REGULAR MEETINGS, PARTICIPATE AT SUCH TIME OR TIMES, AS SET FORTH ON THE AGENDA, FOR THAT PARTICULAR MEETING, OR, WITH THE PERMISSION OF THE PRESIDING OFFICER, AND
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT THE ANNUAL NOTICE SCHEDULE AND 48 HOUR NOTICE” BE FORWARDED TO THE NEWSPAPERS DESIGNATED THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS FOR THE BOROUGH OF BRIIELLE AS SET FORTH UNDER CHAPTER 321, P.L. 1975 “OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT”.
RESOLUTION NO: 07-05
DATE: 2ND JANUARY 2007
BOROUGH OF BRIELLE RESOLUTIONS
WHEREAS, THE EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF BOROUGH AFFAIRS REQUIRES THE ESTABLISHMENT AND/OR MAINTENANCE OF VARIOUS BANK ACCOUNTS AND PROCEDURES FOR HANDLING FUNDS,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE AS FOLLOWS:
1. THE FOLLOWING BANKS, OR THEIR SUCCESSORS, SHALL BE DESIGNATED DEPOSITORIES: P.N.C. BANK/MANASQUAN BRANCH, BANK OF AMERICA/BRIELLE BRANCH, NEW JERSEY CASH MANAGEMENT FUND, ALLAIRE COMMUNITY BANK, WALL.
2, ALL EXISITING ACCOUNTS SHALL BE CONTINUED SUBJECT TO FURTHER RESOLUTION.
3. THE MAYOR, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR & CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER SHALL CONTINUE TO BE SIGNATORIES ON ALL ACCOUNTS.
4. THE MAYOR & COUNCIL HEREBY ADOPT THE ANNUAL CASH MANAGEMENT PLAN AND SHALL ADHERE TO THE PRECEPTS OF SAME. SAID PLAN IS ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF C.M.F.O.
RESOLUTION NO: 07-6
WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 54:4-67, AS AMENDED, PROVIDES THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY FIX THE INTEREST RATE TO BE CHARGED FOR THE DELINQUENT PAYMENT OF TAXES OF ASSESSMENTS AND FIX DUE DATES.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT A GRACE PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED TEN
(10) DAYS BE PERMITTED AFTER EACH QUARTERLY DUE DATE, FEBRUARY 1ST, MAY 1ST, AUGUST 1ST & NOVEMBER 1ST, AND THAT THE RATE OF EIGHT (8) PERCENT (%) PER ANNUM BE CHARGED ON THE FIRST $1,500.00 OF THE DELINQUENCY AND EIGHTEEN (18) PERCENT (%) PER ANNUM BE CHARGED ON THE AMOUNT IN EXCESS OF $1,500.00 WITH THE DELINQUENT INTEREST RATE RETROACTIVE TO THE AFORESAID DUE DATES FOR THE YEAR 2007.
RESOLUTION NO: 07-7
DATE: JANUARY 2ND, 2007
BOROUGH OF BRIELLE RESOLUTIONS
WHEREAS, THE EFFICIENT MANAGEMENT OF BOROUGH AFFAIRS REQUIRES THE ESTABLISHMENT AND/OR MAINTENANCE OF A PETTY CASH FUND & A PETTY CASH CHECKING ACCOUNT, AND CHANGE DRAWS FOR THE ANIMAL CONTROL IN THE AMOUNT OF $75.00 & GENERAL FUND ACCOUNTS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $50.00, AND THE WATER/SEWER & TAX ACCOUNTS, IN THE AMOUNT OF $100.00,
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR IS HEREBY AUTHORIZED TO ESTABLISH A PETTY CASH FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $150.00 AND A PETTY CASH CHECKING ACCOUNT IN THE AMOUNT OF $200.00, AS WELL AS THE AFOREMENTIONED “CHANGE DRAWS”.
BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLOWING NEWSPAPERS SHALL BE DES1GNATED AS OFFICIAL NEWSPAPERS FOR THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE FOR THE YEAR 2007.
ASBURY PARK PRESS NEPTUNE
NEWARK STAR LEDGER NEWARK
THE COAST STAR MANASQUAN
RESOLUTION NO: 07-10
DATE: JANUARY 2ND, 2007
BOROUGH OF BRIELLE
WHEREAS, N.J.S. 40A:4-19 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF NEW JERSEY PROVIDES THAT, WHEN ANY CONTRACTS, COMMITTMENTS OR PAYMENTS ARE TO BE MADE PRIOR TO THE ADOPTION OF THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET, THE GOVERNING BODY SHALL, BY RESOLUTION, ADOPTED PRIOR TO JANUARY 31ST OF THE FISCAL YEAR, MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE PERIOD BETWEEN THE BEGINNING OF THE FISCAL YEAR AND THE ADOPTION OF THE BUDGET, AND
WHEREAS, THE DATE OF THIS RESOLUTION IS WITHIN THE FIRST THIRTY-ONE DAYS OF JANUARY, 2007, AND
WHEREAS. ONE QUARTER (25%) OF THE TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS MADE IN THE 2006 MUNICIPAL BUDGET, EXCLUDING APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR INTEREST AND DEBT REDEMPTION CHARGES & CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FIND IN SAID BUDGET IS THE SUM OF $2,049,146.97.
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLLOWING TEMPORARY APPROPRIATIONS (THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF WHICH DOES NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNT SHOWN IN THE PREAMBLE ABOVE), IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,909,795.82 BE MADE AND A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION BE TRANSMITTED TO THE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER FOR HER RECORDS.
ADMINISTRATIVE & EXECUTIVE
SALARIES & WAGES 20-120-1 $ 50,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 20-120-2 11,250.00
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT 25-252-2 750.00
ASSESSMENT OF TAXES
SALARIES & WAGES 20-150-1 6,250.00
OTHER EXPENSES 20-150-2 2,500.00
COLLECTION OF TAXES
SALARIES & WAGES 20-145-1 9,500.00
OTHER EXPENSES 20-145-2 3,800.00
LEGAL SERVICES 20-155-2 30,000.00
BOROUGH HISTORIAN 150.00
SALARIES & WAGES 43-490-1 10,000.00
MUNICIPAL PROSECUTOR 25-275-2 6,000.00
ENGINEERING SERVICES 20-165-2 30,000.00
BUILDINGS & GROUNDS
OTHER EXPENSES 26-310-2 22,500.00
SALARIES & WAGES 21-180-1 1,600.00
OTHER EXPENSES 21-180-2 1,500.00
FINANCIAL SERVICES 20-130-2 10,000.00
BOARD OF ADJISTMENT
SALARIES & WAGES 21-185-1 750.00
OTHER EXPENSES 21-185-2 2,500.00
SHADE TREE COMMISSION
OTHER EXPENSES 26-313-2 4,500.00
OTHER EXPENSES 21-186-2 1,000.00
SALARIES & WAGES 22-200-1 919.00
OTHER EXPENSES 22-200-2 150.00
OTHER INSURANCE PREMIUMS 23-210-2 58,000.00
WORKMANS COMPENSATION 65,254.92
GROU P INSURANCE 23-220-2 125,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 25-255-2 8,225.00
FIRST AID ORGANIZATION 25-260-2
OTHER EXPENSES 6,400.00
SALARIES & WAGES 25-240-1 400,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 25-240-2 40,000.00
VECHICLE PURCHASE/LEASE 25-240-2 25,000.00
SICK TIME PURCHASE OPTION 30-415-2 10,000.00
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
SALARIES & WAGES 25-195-1 2,150.00
OTHER EXPENSES ‘25-195-2 450.00
STREETS & ROADS
SALARIES & WAGES 26-290-1 95,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 26-290-2 25,000.00
STREET LIGHTING (SEE UTILITIES)
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE 26-315-2 12,000.00
GARBAGE & TRASH REMOVAL
CONTRACTUAL 32-465-2 55,000.00
OTHER TRASH EXPENSES 26-305-2 70,000.00
(INCLUDES RECYCLING OTHER)
HEALTH & WELFARE
BOARD OF HEALTH
SALARIES & WAGES 27-330-1 900.00
OTHER EXPENSES 27-330-2 100.00
HEALTH SERVICES CONTRACTUAL 27-330-2 16,000.00
BOARD OF RECREATION COMMISSIONERS
SALARIES & WAGES 27-345-1 8,750.00
OTHER EXPENSES 27-345-2 8,000.00
MUNICIPAL LAND USE 21-180-2 11,000.00
AID TO LIBRARY 29-390-2 32,000.00
ZONING OFFICER 22-187-1
SALARIES & WAGES 22-187-2 10,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 100.00
DOG REGULATION CONTRACTUAL 27-340-2 2,500.00
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND 44-901-2 35,000.00*
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIAL SECURITY 36-472 65,000.00
SALARIES & WAGES 32-465-1 35,000.00
UTILITIES 31-432-2 70,000.00
WATER UTILITY EXPENSES
SALARIES & WAGES 55-501-1 100,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 55-502-2 40,000.00
N.J .S.W.S.A. 55-503-2 34,217.00
SMRSA 55-504-2 130,000.00
SMRSA IN FLITRATLON/I NFLOW REMEDIATION 4,500.00
MONMOUTH COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY 55-505 160,000.00
CAPITAL OUTLAY 55-512-2 35,000.00
GROUP INSURANCE 55-506-2 30,000.00
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIAL SECURITY 55-541-2 15,000.00
LESS EXCEPTIONS 35,000.00
DISPATCH SERVICES 42-250-2 $ 25,000.00
MANASQIAN MUNICIPAL COURT INTER-LOCAL $ 40,000.00
CONSTRUCTION CODE SERVICES $ 22,000.00
ANNUAL MEETINGS FOR 2007
JANUARY 8TH JULY 9TH
JANUARY 22ND JULY 23RD
FEBRUARY 12TH AUGUST 13TH
FEBRUARY 26TH AUGUST 27TH
MARCH 12TH SEPTEMBER 10TH
MARCH 26TH SEPTEMBER 24TH
APR1L 9TH OCTOBER 8TH
APRIL 23RD OCTOBER 22ND
MAY 14TH NOVEMBER 13TH (TUESDAY)
MAY 28TH NOVEMBER 26TH
JUNE 11TH DECEMBER 10TH
JUNE 25TH DECEMBER 26TH(WEDNESDAY)
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The Mayor opened the meeting to the public and recognized Borough Engineer Alan P. Hilla, Jr. who thanked the Mayor & Council for his appointment.
The Chair then recognized John E. Belding who also thanked Mayor & Council for his appointment as Borough Historian and added that he was entering his tenth year of service.
Mr. Belding added that he was planning a special Memorial Day Exercise for the Borough and its residents ~‘something of our own” he termed it; he also advised that a Gas Lamp would soon be installed at the Revolutionary Cemetery on Holly Hill Drive at no cost to the Borough.
Mr. Belding then took the annual photo and, there being no further business to come before the Governing Body the meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m. on a motion by Coun. Nolan. seconded by Coun. Garruzzo.
Approved: January 8th, 2007 ________________________
Thomas F. Nolan