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December 26, 2007

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December 26, 2007

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MINUTES DECEMBER 26th, 2007 WORK SESSION START: 5:30PM

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUN. BOLGER, GARRUZZO, GORHAM, NOLAN & SCOTT & ATTORNEY MONTENEGRO & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN.

ABSENT: COUN. SHAAK

Mayor Nicol convened the work session in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and recognized the Administrator who advised the Council that he had nothing to report, but he reminded the Council that the Organization Meeting would be held a week from today @5:30p.m. and that the Borough Hall would close at 12:00 p.m. on December 31st to permit the business offices to close out for the year.

The work session was adjourned at 5:31 p.m. on a motion by Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Gorham.



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MINUTES: DECEMBER 26th, 2007 START: 5:32 P.M.

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUN. BOLGER, GARRUZZO, GORHAM, NOLAN & SCOTT, ATTORNEY BEN MONTENEGRO & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN.

ABSENT: COUN. SHAAK

Following a moment of silent prayer, a salute to the flag and a roll call, the Minutes of the December 10th, 2007 Meeting and the 2008 Executive Sessions through December 26th, 2007, were approved on a motion by Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan; all aye. No nays. Passed.


Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Scott, introduced Resolution 07-120 for passage of the Consent Agenda.

Resolutions:
A. To appoint Carol Ann McMenamy, 2351 Harbor Drive, Point Pleasant as a Part-Time Laborer, effective January 1st, 2008.
B. To appoint Nicholas J. Norcia, 101 1/2 First Avenue, Manasquan as a Class II Special Police Officer effective this date.
C. (see insertion).
D. (see insertion).
E. To authorize the Mayor & Clerk to execute the 2008 Employment Contracts.
F. To authorize a refund for the redemption of two Tax Title Liens, Re: Block 62.01, Lot 3301. in the aggregate amount of $14,513.90, to Crusader Lien, Inc.
G. To authorize the transfer of $10,000 from the Police Sick Time Buyback Appropriation to the General Ledger Account of the same name.
H. (see insertion).

Motions:

Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan & Scott; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan introduced Resolution 07-121 TO TRANSFER FUNDS (see insertion). Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan & Scott; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Coun. Gorham, seconded by Coun. Garruzzo introduced Resolution 07-122 for Payment of Bills. Be It Resolved, that the following bills be paid, and that the Mayor or President of Council be authorized to draw orders on the Chief Finance Officer for payment of the bills of December 26th, 2007, as reviewed by the Finance Committee and as listed on the Resolution and the Computer Bill List amended thereto. Vote: Coun. Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan & Scott; all aye. No nays. Passed.
RESOLUTION NO: 07-121
DATE: DECEMBER 26th, 2007

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A:40A-58 PROVIDES FOR MAKING TRANSFERS BETWEEN BUDGET APPROPRIATION RESERVE ACCOUNTS DURING THE MONTHS OF NOVEMBER & DECEMBER, AND

WHEREAS, IT HAS BECOME NECESSARY AT THIS TIME TO EXPEND FUNDS IN EXCESS OF THE SUMS APPROPRIATED FOR THE PURPOSES SPECIFIED IN THE 2007 BUDGET, AND

WHEREAS, THE GOVERNING BODY MAY, BY RESOLUTION, TRANSFER EXISTING EXCESS TO AN APPROPRIATION DEEMED INSUFFICIENT.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, (NO LESS THAN 2/3 OF THE FULL MEMBERSHIP OF THE GOVERNING BODY AFFIRMATIVELY CONFIRMING), THAT THE FOLLOWING TRANSFERS BE MADE BETWEEN APPROPRIATION ACCOUNTS IN THE 2007 BUDGET:

CURRENT:

FROM: INSURANCE O/E $18,000.00
STREETS & ROADS S/W $ 2,500.00
SOCIAL SECURITY $15,500.00
TOTAL $36,000.00
TO: UTILITIES $28,000.00
ADMINISTRATION S/W $ 500.00
ADMINISTRATION O/E $ 2,500.00
POLICE S/W $ 5,000.00


WATER/SEWER UTILITY

FROM: CAPITAL OUTLAY $7,000.00
WATER O/E $7,000.00



APPROVED: DECEMBER 26th, 2007






RESOLUTION NO: 07-120-C
DATE: DECEMBER 26th, 2007

TEMPORARY BUDGET

BOROUGH OF BRIELLE

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:4-19 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF NEW JERSEY PROVIDES THAT, WHEN ANY CONTRACTS, COMMITMENTS 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, 2008, AND

WHEREAS, ONE QUARTER(25%) OF THE TOTAL APPROPRIATIONS MADE IN THE 2007 MUNICIPAL BUDGET, EXCLUDING APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR INTEREST AND DEBT REDEMPTION CHARGES & CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND IN SAID BUDGET IS THE SUM OF $2,100,112.33.

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 $2,050,489.00 BE MADE AND A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION BE TRANSMITTED TO THE CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER FOR HER RECORDS.

APPROPR1ATIONS AMOUNT
GENERAL GOVERNMENT

ADMINISTRATIVE & EXECUTIVE
SALARIES & WAGES 20-120-1 $ 50,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 20-120-2 11,500.00


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
SALARIES & WAGES 1,875.00
OTHER EXPENSE 25-252-2 750.00


ASSESSMENT OF TAXES
SALARIES & WAGES 20-150-1 6,500.00
OTHER EXPENSES 20-150-2 2,500.00


COLLECTION OF TAXES
SALARIES & WAGES 20-145-1 20,235.00
OTHER EXPE NSES 20-145-2 3,800.00
LEGAL SERVICES 20-1 55-2 30,000.00


BOROUGH HISTORIAN 150.00



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MUNICIPAL COURT
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


PLANNING BOARD
SALARIES & WAGES 21-180-1 1,250.00
OTHER EXPENSES 21-180-2 1,500.00


FINANCIAL SERVICES 20-130-2 10,000.00


BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
SALARIES & WAGES 21-185-1 1,250.00
OTHER EXPENSES 21-185-2 2,500.00


SHADE TREE COMMISSION
OTHER EXPENSES 26-313-2 4,500.00


ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION
OTHER EXPENSES 21-186-2 1,000.00


MERCANTILE INSPECTION
SALARIES & WAGES 22-200-1 919.00
OTHER EXPENSES 22-200-2 150.00


INSURANCE
OTHER INSURANCE PREMIUMS 23-210-2 $54,635.53
WORKMANS COMPENSATION 67,364.47
GROUP INSURANCE 23-220-2 125,000.00


PUBLIC SAFETY


FIRE COMPANY
OTHER EXPENSES 25-255-2 9,000.00
F’IRSI AID ORGANIZATION 25-260-2
OTHER EXPENSES 6,400.00



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POLICE
SALARIES & WAGES 25-240-1 415,000.00
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 2,270.00
OTHER EXPENSES 25-195-2 450.00

STREETS & ROADS
SALARIES & WAGES 26-290-1 98,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 26-290-2 25,000.00
STREET LIGHTING (SEE UTILITIES)
VEHICLE MAINTENANCE 26-315-2 12,500.00


SANITATION

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 6,500.00
AID TO LIBRARY 29-390-2 25,000.00
ZONING OFFICER 22-187-1
SALARIES & WAGES 22-187-2 4,000.00
OTHER EXPENSES 100.00
DOG REGULATION CONTRACTUAL 27-340-2 2,500.00


CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS


CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND 44-901-2 35,000.00*





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STATUTORY EXPENDITURES


CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIAL SECURITY 36-472 75,000.00




DEBT SERVICE

RECYCLING PROGRAM

RECYCLING
SALARIES & WAGES 32-465-1 35,000.00
UTILITIES 31-432-2 70,000.00

APPROPRIATIONS

WATER UTILITY EXPENSES

OPERATING 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 42,500.00
SMRSA 55-504-2 110,000.00
SMRSA INFILTRATION/INFLOW REMEDIATION 4,500.00
MONMOUTH COUNTY IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY 55-505 110.140.00
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
TOTAL $2,008,489.00
LESS EXCEPTIONS 35,000.00
TOTAL $1,973,489.00

INTER-LOCAL AGREEMENTS

DISPATCH SERVICES 42-250-2 $ 25,000.00
MANASQUAN MUNICIPAL COURT INTER-LOCAL $ 30,000.00
CONSTRUCTION CODE SERVICES $ 22,000.00
TOTAL $2,050,489.00



RESOLUTION NO: 07-1 20-D
DATE: DECEMBER 26th, 2007

BOROUGH OF RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, THE GOVERJNING BODY OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE HAS INTRODUCED AND ADOPTED A SALARY ORDINANCE NO. 96 WHICH ESTABLISHED SALARY RANGES FOR ALL OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE, TO BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1ST, 2008, AND

WHEREAS, THE SALARY ORDINANCE ESTABLISHED A RANGE FOR EMPLOYEE SALARIES AND LOCAL FISCAL AFFAIRS LAW REQUIRES THAT THE ACTUAL BASE SALARY TO BE PAID TO EACH INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEE MUST BE APPROVED BY THE GOVERNING BODY.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, THAT THE FOLLOWING SALARIES SHALL CONSTITUTE THE BASE SALARIES FOR THE FOLLOWING EMLOYEES EXCLUSIVE OF POLICE WHO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL RENUMERATION AS PER CONTRACT BASED ON TERM OF SERVICE “LONGEVITY”.

CHIEF OF POLICE 139.265.00
LIEUTENANT 106,535.00
SERGEANT 100,294.00
PATROLMAN FIRST CLASS 93,442.00
PATROLMAN SECOND CLASS 72,767.00
PATROLMAN THIRD CLASS 60,115.00
PATROLMAN FOURTH CLASS 55,500.00
PATROLMAN FIFTH CLASS 45,500.00
PATROLMAN SIXTH CLASS 32,500.00
PATROLMAN PROBATIONARY 30,000.00
DETECTIVE 600.00
POLICE RECORDS CLERK 21,938.00
CRIME PREVENTION OFFICER 500.00
POLICE MATRON 10.50 PER HR.
BOROUGH ADMINISTRATOR 40,000.00
BOROUGH CLERK 75,000.00
CHIEF FINANCE OFFICER 20,000.00
TAX COLLECTOR 69,703.00
ASSESSOR OF TAXES 23,174.00
CLERK FINANCIAL SERVICES 26,601.00
WATER SEWER COLLECTOR 40,290.00
CLERK FINANCIAL SERVICES
WATER UTILITY 10,000.00
SUPERINTENDENT WATER
UTILITY 102,295.00
SUPERINTENDENT PUBLIC WORKS 1,000.00
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ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT
PUBLIC WORKS 65,680.00
RECYCLING COORDINATOR 2,000.00
ASSISTANT RECYCLING
COORDINATOR 1,000.00
SAFETY COORDINATOR 4,000.00
ASSISTANT SAFETY COORDINATOR 1,500.00
MECHANIC 58,500.00
WORKING FOREMAN 500.00
D.P.W. TIER 1 56,500.00
54,000.00
48,500.00
37,500.00
D.P.W. TIER II 28,500.00
RECYCLING TIER 1 50,500.00
40,000.00
RECYCLING TIER II 32,500.00
WATER UTILITY TIER 1 48,500.00
37,500.00
PIANNING BOARD SECRETARY 5,000.00
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT SECRETARY 5,000.00
5,000.00
COUNCILMEMBER 4,500.00
MUNICIPAL JUDGE 31,200.00
FIRE PROTECTION OFFICIAL
ZONING OFFICER 15,000.00*
MERCANTILE OFFICER 3,676.00
CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER 8,586.00
SPECIAL DEPUTY ELECTIONS CLERK 2,000.00



*PAID BY VOUCHER AS A PROFESSIONAL SERVICE.



Resolution No: 07-120-H
Date: Date: December 26th, 2007


RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE

WHEREAS, the need exists to appoint a Representative to represent the Borough of Brielle at the South Monmouth Regional Sewage Authority as a Commissioner for a five year term commencing February 1st, 2008 and ending on the 31st day of January 2013.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Thomas B. Nicol be appointed as the Borough of Brielle’s Representative to SMRSA for the period February 1st, 2008 through January 31st, 2013 inclusive.

MOVED BY: Coun. Garruzzo
SECONDED BY: Coun. Scott

VOTE: Bolger, Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan & Scott; all aye. No nays. Absent: Coun. Shaak.

CERTIFICATION

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Governing Body at a meeting held on December 26th, 2007.

Witness my hand and seal of the Borough of Brielle this 27th day of December 2007.



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Mayor Nicol then called for Committee Reports and recognized Coun. Scott who commended the Chamber of Commerce for the provision of four Christmas Wreaths on lamp posts at the confluence of Higgins Avenue & Route 71. Ms. Arleen Crowe had been instrumental in seeing that the wreaths were tasteful and she had been eager to meet all Borough requirements. The wreaths had been installed by the Department of Public Works who employed special hardware which did not damage the lampposts. The Chamber hoped to expand the program next season.

In anticipation of snow, Coun. Scott reminded the public to keep all fire hydrants clear of snow. She also advised that leaf season had officially ended and any remaining piles were the homeowner’s responsibility. The DPW had resumed picking up brush.

Coun Scott also noted that she was investigating a new “town-wide shredding” program for residents wishing to recycle confidential documents. The program would not he a substitute for the mixed paper recycling program, but would offer the public another recycling option Superintendent Burkhardt was developing the program which would he based on one run successfully in Wall Township.

Coun. Scott added that aluminum pie plates could now be recycled along with all grades of metal. However, aluminum cans belonged in the bins not in the metal recycling container. Coun. Scott cited the large number of vehicles at the recycling center this noon, but lamented the fact that residents continue to convey recyclables in plastic bags.

In closing, Coun. Scott reminded the public that Christmas trees can be left at the curb for collection, but they must not be placed in plastic bags and they had to be free of any ornaments

Coun. Nolan cited the success of the Saturday Biddy Basketball Program and praised the Fire Company for running four trucks and making over 500 Santa Deliveries despite the inclement weather.

Coun. Nolan also noted that the Library’s scheduled program featuring author Peter Tartaglia had been postponed until February 2008.

Coun. Garruzzo wished the public a Healthy & Happy New Year and reminded them not to drink and drive as the police would be out in force over the New Year Holiday. “Be safe”, he advised.

Coun. Bolger reminded the public that some months ago an “Ad Hoc” Committee had been formed to open up a dialogue with the Board of Education; he was pleased to see the Board’s new Municipal liaison, Kevin Roddy, in attendance.

Coun. Bolger noted that the Committee would be meeting with representatives of the Board of Education in an effort to develop a relationship that would be mutually beneficial to both entities and to the residents of Brielle. The exploratory meeting was scheduled for January 22nd, 2008.

Coun. Bolger said that he was excited about the potential for a dialogue on sharing services and
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he was pleased to welcome Mr. Roddy to the Council Meeting.

Coun. Gorham had no report, but wished everyone a Happy, Healthy & Safe New Year. Mayor Nicol echoed these sentiments and he too welcomed Mr. Roddy to the Council Meeting.

There being no public comment, the meeting was adjourned at 5:45 p.m. on a motion by Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan.



Approved: January 14th, 2008

_______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk


 

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