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Borough of Brielle, NJ


November 10, 2014

January 20 2015

November 10th, 2014

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MINUTES NOVEMBER 10th, 2014 WORK SESSION START: 7:30 PM

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

ABSENT: NONE

Mayor Nicol announced that any member of the public wishing to audio or video record a Council Meeting must give notice to the Borough Clerk prior to the meeting being recorded.

Mayor Nicol then convened the work session in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and recognized the Administrator, who advised Council that he had nothing to report except to asked permission to add a resolution to the consent agenda to renew the 911 Dispatch Agreement with Monmouth County.

Police Commissioner Garruzzo was recognized and he announced the promotion of Patrolman David Buckle to Sergeant.

Commissioner Garruzzo informed those assembled that Patrolman Buckle joined the Department in 1988 as a dispatcher, after receiving training as a Class II Special Officer, he was sworn in as a Patrolman on May 12th, 1990. Patrolman Buckle has served as the Department’s Network Administrator for the past seventeen years and received his training at the Brick Computer Science Institute. David was instrumental in having the Department certified by the state as a “paperless” office. Patrolman Buckle is currently endeavoring to perfect a system that shall allow the Police Department to remotely access the Brielle Elementary School’s camera system to enhance security at that location. Patrolman Buckle is a certified firearms instructor and will attend Command & Leadership School in January of 2015.

Mr. Buckle is a graduate of the Berkley School of Music where his son David is currently enrolled. Patrolman Buckle also has a daughter Alexis and twin boys, Ryan & Evan, with his wife Kelly. They are all Brielle residents.

Councilman Garruzzo expressed his delight in offering the promotion to so fine an individual and Chief Palmer added that Sergeant Buckle was an asset to the department and he looked forward to working with him in his new role.

Sergeant Buckle thanked Chief Palmer who had mentored him since he first joined the department along with his fellow officers, friends, family, and the Mayor and Council.

The Chair then recognized Eagle Scout candidate Cary Hilla who explained that he had been approved by Troop #63 and the Boy Scout Council to undertake, as his Eagle Scout project, the restoration of the flag display previously at Borough Hall.

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Mr. Hilla was requesting approval to place approximately forty flags, United States Flag, State Flag and Military Flags. The flags would be displayed on Memorial Day, July Fourth, Labor Day, Veterans Day and any other day deemed to be of significance to our nation. At present he was awaiting approval from the Board of Education for that portion that would be on their property, and he expected the go-ahead at the November 17th Board Meeting. Mr. Hilla anticipated funding from the VFW, local construction contractors and donations.

Council gave their approval.

The work session was adjourned at 7:46 p.m. on a motion by Councilman Shaak, seconded by Nolan.


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MINUTES NOVEMBER 10th, 2014 START: 7:47 P.M.

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

ABSENT: NONE

Following a moment of silent prayer, a salute to the flag and a roll call, the Minutes of the October 27th, 2014 Regular meeting were approved on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Nolan; all aye; no nays. Passed

Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Nolan, introduced Resolution 14-98 for Passage of the Consent Agenda.

Resolution:
A. (see insertion)
B. To authorize the Mayor and Council to execute the 2015 Agreement with the Monmouth County special Citizens Area Transportation System
C. (see insertion)
D. (see insertion)
E. (see insertion)

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

Councilman Visceglia seconded by Councilman Gorham, introduced Resolution 14-99 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 November 10th, 2014, as reviewed by the Finance Committee and as listed on the Resolution and the Computer Bill List amended thereto. Vote: Councilmen Garruzzo, Gianforte, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed

Mayor Nicol then called for Committee Reports and recognized Councilman Gianforte who had no report.

Councilman Nolan reminded the assembly that the annual Christmas Tree Lighting would be held on December 7th. The December 14th Bus Trip to N.Y.C. was sold out and Biddy Basketball sign-ups would be held on November 19th @ Curtis House between the hours of 7:00pm to 8:30 pm. Councilman Nolan also noted that the Board of Recreation would be renovating the bathroom at Brielle Park.

The Library would be closed for Veterans Day, but on December 20th a new group the “Sea Glassers” would be meeting to discuss their avocation.
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Councilman Garruzzo restated his confidence in David Buckle and reminded the Council of his ancillary contributions to the Borough by maintaining the internet and the web-site.

Councilman Shaak advised that the Public Works department will be picking up leaves and changing over for winter weather. There would be no brush collection until after January 1st, 2015. He also reminded residents to please keep vehicles off the road during snow events as required by Borough Ordinance.

There being no further comment from Council or the Public, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 pm on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Nolan.



Approved: November 24th, 2014



______________________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk




Resolution No.:14-98-A
Date: November 10th, 2014

BE IT RESOLVED, To authorize the release of a Performance Bond, in the amount of $22,700.00, Aridas Minor Subdivision, 407 Old Bridge Road, Block 8, Lot 1. File #B 14-01.

Moved By: Councilman Garruzzo
Seconded By: Councilman Nolan

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



CERTIFICATE

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on November 10th, 2014.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of said Borough this 11th day of November, 2014.


______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

(Seal)



Resolution No.:14-98-C
Date: November 10th, 2014

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INTERLOCAL SERVICES AGREEMENT
WITH THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE FOR USE OF EQUIPMENT

WHEREAS, the Borough of Brielle has purchased various vehicles, equipment and materials for use by its various Departments, hereinafter referred to as "Equipment"; and,

WHEREAS, the Borough of Sea Girt has purchased various vehicles, equipment and materials for use by its various Departments, hereinafter referred to as "Equipment"; and,

WHEREAS, the Boroughs of Brielle and Sea Girt wish to enter into an Agreement to permit the sharing of equipment for a period of time as needed by either party; and,

WHEREAS, the Borough Council has determined that it is in the best interest of the Borough of Brielle to authorize said Agreement with the Borough of Sea Girt as hereinafter provided.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Sea Girt, in the County of Monmouth and State of New Jersey, as follows:


1. INTERLOCAL SERVICES AGREEMENT. Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:8-1, et seq., the Borough of Brielle is hereby authorized and empowered to enter into a Interlocal Services Agreement with the Borough of Sea Girt pertaining to use of Equipment.

2. SERVICES TO BE PROVIDED; CONTRACT. The Interlocal Services Agreement authorized in paragraph 1 hereof shall cover those services, which are enumerated in said Agreement, a copy of which shall be attached to this Resolution.

3. The Mayor and Municipal Clerk are hereby authorized to execute the said Interlocal Services Agreement.

4. CONTRACT TERM. The term of this Agreement shall be for a period of thirty-seven months, commencing December 1, 2014 through December 31, 2017, inclusive, and may be renewed for three (3) additional three-year (3-year) periods upon mutual Agreement. Either party may cancel the agreement upon 60 days written notice.

Moved By:
Second By:
Vote:
CERTIFICATE

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on November 10th, 2014.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of said Borough this 11th day of November, 2014.


______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

(Seal)


Resolution No.:14-98-D
Date: November 10th, 2014

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE DIRECTING THE UNDERTAKING OF A CONTINUING DISCLOSURE REVIEW AND AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE MUNICIPALITIES CONTINUING DISCLOSURE COOPERATION INITIATIVE OF THE DIVISION OF ENFORCEMENT OF THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WHEREAS, the Borough of Brielle (the "Governmental Entity") has entered into continuing disclosure agreement(s) in connection with certain of its prior bond and/or note issuance(s) (the "Prior Issuances"), agreeing to file certain financial information and operating data and/or certain enumerated event notices with the former nationally recognized municipal securities information repositories or the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (the "MSRB") pursuant to the provisions of Rule 15c2-12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended the "Rule"); and

WHEREAS , the Governmental Entity has made certain representations regarding its continuing disclosures in bond and note offering documents in connection with its Prior Issuances; and

WHEREAS, in response to widespread concerns that many municipal issuers have not been complying with their obligations to file continuing disclosure documents under the Rule, and furthermore have made false representations concerning compliance in bond and note offering documents, the Division of Enforcement (the "Division") of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") has set forth its Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative (the "MCDC Initiative"), attached hereto as Exhibit A, whereby the Commission will recommend favorable settlement terms to municipal issuers involved in the offer or sale of municipal securities, as well as underwriters of such offerings, if they self-report to the Division possible violations involving materially inaccurate statements in bond and note offering documents relating to prior compliance with continuing disclosure obligations pursuant to the Rule; and

WHEREAS, pursuant the Local Finance Notice 2014-9, attached hereto as Exhibit B, the Director of the Local Finance Board, in the Division of Local Government Services, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, has recommended the undertaking of a Review (as hereinafter defined) by all municipal issuers and participation in the MCDC Initiative, where appropriate, as determined by the facts of each Review (the "LFB Recommendation");

NOW, THEREFORE, IN CONNECTION WITH THE LFB RECOMMENDATION, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY, as follows:

Section 1. The Government Entity, through its Administrator, Chief Financial Officer or Treasurer, as applicable (the "Governmental Entity Officer"), or through the engagement of a third-party disclosure-dissemination agent, is hereby directed to conduct a continuing disclosure review of its prior continuing disclosure undertakings (the "Review"), and the Governmental Entity hereby ratifies any such previously conducted Review. Such Review shall include, but is not limited to, a historical review of the Governmental Entity's continuing disclosure obligations and filings in connection with its Prior Issuances that are presently outstanding and which are no longer outstanding but, as of the date five years prior to the date of submission of the Questionnaire (as hereinafter defined), were outstanding; and the undertaking, at any time, of any applicable remedial filings with the MSRB deemed necessary for compliance with its continuing disclosure obligations. The Governmental Entity Officer is hereby authorized and directed, if necessary, to appoint and engage a third-party disclosure-dissemination agent and any fees and costs associated with such third-party disclosure-dissemination agent are hereby approved or ratified and confirmed:

Section 2. The Governmental Entity, through its Governmental Entity Officer, is hereby authorized to participate in the MCDC Initiative, if in the discretion of the Governmental Entity Officer after consultation with Governmental Entity officials, it is determined that the Governmental Entity may have made materially inaccurate statements in its bond and note offering documents relating to prior compliance with continuing disclosure obligations pursuant to the Rule in connection with its Prior Issuances issued during the period beginning five years prior to the date of submission of the Questionnaire.

Section 3. The Governmental Entity Officer of the Governmental Entity is hereby authorized to execute and deliver any and all documents and instruments, including the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative Questionnaire for Self- Reporting Entities contained in the MCDC Initiative (the "Questionnaire"), and to do and cause to be done any and all acts and things necessary or proper for participating in the MCDC Initiative and all related transactions, including the Review, contemplated by this resolution.

Section 4. The Borough of Brielle has decided to appoint N.W. Financial Group, LLC to serve as Brielle’s Governmental Entity Officer for purposes of compliance.

Section 5. All resolutions' or proceedings, or parts thereof, in conflict with the provisions of this resolution are to the extent of such conflict hereby repealed.

Section 6. This resolution shall take effect immediately or in accordance with applicable law.

Moved By:
Second By:
Vote:

CERTIFICATE
The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on November 10th, 2014.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of said Borough this 11th day of November, 2014.


______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk


Resolution No.:14-98-E
Date: November 10th, 2014

BE IT RESOLVED, to authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute an agreement to renew the shared service agreement with the County of Monmouth through the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office/Communications Division for the period January 1st through December 31st, 2015.

Moved By: Councilman Garruzzo
Seconded By: Councilman Nolan

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



CERTIFICATE

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on November 10th, 2014.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and seal of said Borough this 11th day of November, 2014.

______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

(Seal)


 

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