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March 9, 2009

March 30 2009

March 9, 2009

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MINUTES MARCH 9th, 2009 WORK SESSION START: 7:30 P.M.

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUN. GARRUZZO, GORHAM, NOLAN, SHAAK & VISCEGLIA. ATTORNEY MONTENEGRO & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN.

ABSENT: SCOTT.

Mayor Nicol convened the work session in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and recognized the Administrator who advised that he had nothing to report, but he requested permission to add two resolutions to the consent agenda. "B" would permit a repayment schedule for Water/Sewer Account #832-0. "C" would authorize Recycling Coordinator Burkhardt to submit the annual tonnage grant application. Council gave authorization.

There being no further comments the work session was adjourned at 7:31 p.m. on a motion by Coun. Shaak, seconded by Coun. Nolan.

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MINUTES MARCH 9th, 2009 START: 7:32 P.M.

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUN. GARRUZZO, GORHAM, NOLAN, SHAAK & VISCEGLIA. ATTORNEY MONTENEGRO & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN.

ABSENT: COUN. SCOTT.

Following a moment of silent prayer, a salute to the flag and a roll call, the Minutes of the February 23rd, 2009 Meeting were approved on a motion by Coun. Shaak seconded by Coun. Garruzzo; all aye; no nays. Passed. (Note: Coun. Visceglia abstained).

Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Shaak introduced Resolution 09-29 for passage of the Consent Agenda.

Resolutions:
A. To authorize the renewal of the Brielle Motor Court's Trailer Park License for calendar 2009.
B. To authorize a payment schedule for Water/Sewer Account #823-0
C. (see insertion).

Motions:

Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Coun. Visceglia, seconded by Coun. Shaak, introduced Resolution 09-30 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 March 9th, 2009, as reviewed by the Finance Committee and as listed on the Resolution and the Computer Bill List amended thereto. Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Mayor Nicol then announced that the time had arrived for the introduction and passage on first reading of “AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN WATER TREATMENT AND TRANSMISSION FACILITIES AND THE TRANSFER OF TITLE OF SAME TO THE SOUTHEAST MONMOUTH MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY ".

Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan, introduced Resolution 09-31 for passage and introduction on first reading of the foregoing ordinance. Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Resolution No: 09-29-C
Date: March 9th, 2009

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE

WHEREAS, The Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act, P.L. 1987 c.102, has established a recycling fund from which tonnage grant may be made to municipalities in order to encourage local source separation and recycling programs; and

WHEREAS, It is the intent and the spirit of the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act to use the tonnage grants to develop new municipal recycling programs and to continue and to expand existing programs; and

WHEREAS, The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy has promulgating recycling regulations to implement the Mandatory Source Separation and Recycling Act; and

WHEREAS, The recycling regulations impose on municipalities certain requirements as a condition for applying for tonnage grants, including but not limited to, making and keeping accurate, verifiable records of materials collected and claimed by the municipality; and

WHEREAS, A resolution authorizing the Borough of Brielle to apply for such tonnage grants for calendar year 2008 will memorialize the commitment of this municipality to recycling and to indicate the assent of the Borough of Brielle to the efforts undertaken by the municipality and the requirements contained in the Recycling Act and recycling regulations; and

WHEREAS, Such a resolution should designate the individual authorized to ensure the application is properly completed and timely filed.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Brielle hereby endorses the submission of the recycling tonnage grant application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy and designates William A. Burkhardt, Jr. to ensure that the application is properly filed; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the monies received from the recycling tonnage grant be deposited in a dedicated recycling trust fund to-be used solely for the purposes of recycling.

Vote:

CERTIFICATION

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Brielle Mayor & Council at a meeting held on March 9th, 2009.

Witness my hand and seal of the Borough of Brielle this 10th day of March 2009.



SEAL
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk
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Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan, introduced Resolution 09-32 to authorize publication in the Coast Star for a hearing to be held @ 7:30 p.m., on March 23rd, 2009, at Borough Hall. Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Mayor Nicol then announced that the time had arrived for the introduction and passage on first reading of "AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND DELIVERY, BY THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE, IN THE COUNTY OF MONMOUTH, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, OF A MANASQUAN RESERVOIR WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM TREATED WATER PURCHASE CONTRACT WITH THE SOUTHEAST MONMOUTH MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY IN RELATION TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE TREATMENT AND TRANSMISSION OF WATER BY SUCH AUTHORITY".

Coun. Shaak, seconded by Coun. Gorham, introduced Resolution 09-33 for passage on introduction and first reading of the foregoing ordinance. Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Coun. Nolan, seconded by Coun. Gorham, introduced Resolution 09-34 to authorize publication in the Coast Star for a hearing to be held on March 23rd, 2009 @ 7:30 p.m., at Borough Hall, in compliance with Local Bond Law. Vote: Coun. Garruzzo, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Mayor Nicol then called for Committee Reports and recognized Coun. Nolan who advised that, due to popular response, a second Yoga Class had been added at the Brielle Library. The instructor could be contacted directly @ 732-673-4263.

Brielle Recreation would be taking submissions for the annual snowman contest through March 15th. Biddy "T" Ball sign-ups would be held on March 16th at Curtis House, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The fee was $25.00. The Easter Egg Hunt, for children under ten, was scheduled for April 4th and the "Three on Three" Basketball Tournament had been a great success. Coun. Nolan was pleased that a Brielle Team had won.

Coun. Nolan also cited the success of the "Half Way To Brielle Day" 5K Run and thanked John Devereux and Charles Sarnasi for their work in restoring the infield clay on the Brielle Softball field.

Coun. Garruzzo cited the February Police statistics, twenty adult arrests that broke down as follows: one burglary, four DWI, one restraining order violation, two for possession of alcohol underage, two false information to a police officer and ten warrant arrests.

On a positive note, Coun. Garruzzo cited the return of Patrolman Todd Gerlach from police duty in Iraq with the 812th Military Police. Patrolman Gerlach had returned to Fort Dix on February 28th and had been honored, along with his colleagues, at the Orangeburg Army Page 30 9th March 2009

Reserve Center in New York. Council planned to honor Patrolman Gerlach's service at their next meeting.

Coun. Shaak & Gorham having no report, Coun. Visceglia advised that the Finance Committee was continuing its work on the 2009 Municipal Budget. A number of questions remained unanswered, but the Governor's Budget Address, schedule for March 10th should provide much needed information. The Finance Committee anticipated having the budget ready for introduction on March 23rd.
The meeting was opened to the public and Dave Dupre, 1016 Riverview Drive, asked if the Borough was acting unilaterally in the purchase of the treatment plant and transmission system referenced in the two ordinances introduced earlier in the meeting?

The Administrator replied that all five member towns were participating in the purchase.

Mr. Dupre asked if the purchase included the recreational facilities at the reservoir? The Administrator responded that they would continue to be owned and operated by the State.

Ms. Pat Anderson, of the Brielle Woman's Club, thanked the Governing Body for making the much needed improvements at Curtis House. She looked forward to Sherri Hopkins arranging a meeting of all user groups to lay down the ground rules for future maintenance to ensure that the improvements were properly maintained. Ms. Anderson also praised Assistant Public Works Superintendent Robert McArthur for his assistance during the renovations.

Mr. Hank Hartman, 611 Oceanview Road, asked why the Salary Resolution had still not been posted on the Brielle Web Site?

The Administrator said that as far as he knew the Minutes had been posted. He would investigate the matter and, meantime, he would mail Mr. Hartman a copy of the resolution.
There being no further comments, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm, on a motion by Coun. Garruzzo, seconded by Coun. Nolan.




Approved: March 23rd, 2009 _____________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk






 

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