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Borough of Brielle, NJ


September 12, 2016

January 27 2017

September 12th, 2016

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MINUTES September 12th, 2016

WORK SESSION

START: 7:30 PM

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUNCILMEN GARRUZZO, GIANFORTE, SHAAK & VISCEGLIA, ATTORNEY MONTENEGRO & DEPUTY-ADMINISTRATOR MCMENAMY.

ABSENT: COUNCILMEN GORHAM, NOLAN & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN

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 convened the work session in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and recognized the Deputy-Administrator, who had advised Council that the Administrator had nothing to report.

There being no further comment, work session was adjourned at 7:32 p.m. on a motion by Councilman Gianforte, seconded by Councilman Visceglia.



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MINUTES September 12th, 2016 START: 7:33 PM

PRESENT: MAYOR NICOL, COUNCILMEN GARRUZZO, GIANFORTE, SHAAK & VISCEGLIA, ATTORNEY MONTENEGRO & DEPUTY-ADMINISTRATOR MCMENAMY.

ABSENT: COUNCILMEN GORHAM, NOLAN & ADMINISTRATOR NOLAN

Following the announcement on recording devices, a moment of silent prayer, a salute to the flag and a roll call, the Minutes of the August 22nd Regular Meeting were approved on a motion by Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Visceglia; all aye; no nays. Passed (Note: Councilmen Shaak abstained).

Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Nolan introduced Resolution 16-68 for Passage of the Consent Agenda.

Resolution:
A. (See insertion)
B. (See insertion)
C. To authorize the Administrator & Borough Attorney to submit the Notice of Compliance Form to the M.E.L.
D. To authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute a three year contract with the Department of Public Works Labor Union.
E. To authorize Boy Scout Troop #63 to conduct the annual Clean-up of Nienstedt Island as part of the Borough’s “Clean Communities” program.
F. To authorize the Tax Assessor to retain the services of BRB Valuation & Consulting Services to assist in representing the Borough in a Tax Appeal re: 804 Ashley Avenue, Block 86, Lots 2 & 2.01.
G. (See insertion)

Vote: Council Members Garruzzo, Gianforte, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye, No nays. Passed.

Councilman Visceglia seconded by Councilman Shaak introduced Resolution 16-69 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 September 12th, 2016, as reviewed by the Finance Committee and as listed on the Resolution and the Computer Bill List amended thereto. Vote: Councilmen Garruzzo, Gianforte, Shaak & Visceglia: all aye. No nays. Passed

Mayor Nicol called for Committee reports. Councilman Visceglia had no report.

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Councilman Shaak cited the progress with the parking lot project and noted that the work at the School was completed and the balance of the project would be finished within ten to fourteen days, weather permitting.

Councilman Garruzzo had no report but thanked all the people involved with Brielle Day for their contributions to making the day a success.

Councilman Gianforte had no report, but completed all concerned for making Brielle Day such a great event.

The Chair recognized Richard Holmquist, 504 Green Avenue, who asked the status of the Waypoint 622 Planning Board application.

Mayor Nicol advised that the hearing had been rescheduled twice and the matter was now schedule to be considered at the October Meeting, but due to notice and review requirements no firm date had been set.

Barbara Payne, 281 Old Bridge Road, advised the Council of a problem she was having with the Elementary School relative to her two sons, Kevin & Matthew, and her belief that the Board of Education had failed to comply with the legal requirements for special education children. Ms. Payne wished the Council to know that she contacted the State Department of Education regarding this matter.

The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 pm on a motion by Councilman Shaak, seconded by Councilman Garruzzo.


Approved September 12th, 2016

________________________
Carol McMenamy
Deputy Municipal Clerk





Resolution No: 16-68-A
Date: September 12th, 2016




Resolution of the Borough of Brielle



Whereas: on August 19th, 2016 St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Road Toms River, NJ 08753 submitted Raffle Application No. 2016-12 ID, No. 107-1-19118 for an Gift raffle, to be held at Manasquan River Golf Club, 843 Riverview Drive Brielle NJ 08730 on Saturday, November 5th, 2016 at 5 to 10 pm.

Whereas: the Brielle Police Department had indicated that it has no objection to granting this License.

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved: that the Governing Body of the Borough of Brielle directs the Business Administrator to sign the Findings and Determination and the Municipal Clerk is to issue the required License on behalf of the Borough.

Certification

The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor & Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on September 12th, 2016.

Witness my Hand and Seal of the Borough of Brielle this 13th day of September 2016.

______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk


Resolution No.: 16-68-B
Date: September 12th, 2016
Local Unit Civil Rights Resolution


A RESOLUTION TO AFFIRM THE BOROUGH OF BRIELLE'S CIVIL RIGHTS POLICY WITH RESPECT TO ALL OFFICIALS, APPOINTEES, EMPLOYEES, PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, VOLUNTERS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC THAT COME INTO CONTACT WITH MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, OFFICIALS AND VOLUNTEERS
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Borough of Brielle to treat the public, employees, prospective employees, appointees, volunteers and contractors in a manner consistent with all applicable civil rights laws and regulations including, but not limited to the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 as subsequently amended, the New Jersey Law against Discrimination, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act, and

WHEREAS, the governing body of the Borough of Brielle has determined that certain procedures need to be established to accomplish this policy
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT ADOPTED by the Mayor and Council that:

Section 1: No official, employee, appointee or volunteer of the Borough by whatever title known, or any entity that is in any way a part of the Borough shall engage, either directly or indirectly in any act including the failure to act that constitutes discrimination, harassment or a violation of any person's constitutional rights while such official, employee, appointee volunteer, or entity is engaged in or acting on behalf of the Borough's business or using the facilities or property of the Borough.
Section 2: The prohibitions and requirements of this resolution shall extend to any person or entity, including but not limited to any volunteer organization or inter-local organization, whether structured as a governmental entity or a private entity, that receives authorization or support in any way from the Borough to provide services that otherwise could be performed by the Borough.
Section 3: Discrimination, harassment and civil rights shall be defined for purposes of this resolution using the latest definitions contained in the applicable Federal and State laws concerning discrimination, harassment and civil rights.
Section 4: The Administrator shall establish written procedures for any person to report alleged discrimination, harassment and violations of civil rights prohibited by this resolution. Such procedures shall include alternate ways to report a complaint so that the person making the complaint need not communicate with the alleged violator in the event the alleged violator would be the normal contact for such complaints.
Section 5: No person shall retaliate against any person who reports any alleged discrimination, harassment or violation of civil rights, provided however, that any person who reports alleged violations in bad faith shall be subject to appropriate discipline.
Section 6: The Administrator shall establish written procedures that require all officials, employees, appointees and volunteers of the Borough as well as all other entities subject to this resolution to periodically complete training concerning their duties, responsibilities and rights pursuant to this resolution.

Section 7: The Administrator shall establish a system to monitor compliance and shall report at least annually to the governing body the results of the monitoring.

Section 8: At least annually, the Administrator shall cause a summary of this resolution and the procedures established pursuant to this resolution to be communicated within the Borough. This communication shall include a statement from the governing body expressing its unequivocal commitment to enforce this resolution. This summary shall also be posted on the Borough's web site.

Section 9: This resolution shall take effect immediately.
Section 10: A copy of this resolution shall be published in the official newspaper of the Borough in order for the public to be made aware of this policy and the Borough's commitment to the implementation and enforcement of this policy.

Certification


The foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by the Mayor & Council of the Borough of Brielle at a meeting held at Borough Hall, 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey, on September 12th, 2016.

Witness my Hand and Seal of the Borough of Brielle this 13th day of September 2016.


______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

Resolution No.:16-68-G
Date: September 12th, 2016


Resolution of the Borough of Brielle


Whereas, the Borough of Brielle advertised for bids for Improvements to Brielle Park, in the Asbury Park Press on August 29th, 2016, and

Whereas, the Borough of Brielle received bids for the award of a contract for Park Improvements on September 8th, 2016, and

Whereas, the lowest responsible bidder was All Surface Asphalt Paving, 528 Hardenberg Avenue, Point Pleasant, New Jersey, and

Whereas, funds for this project have been certified as available by the Acting C.M.F.O.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved, that a contract be awarded to All Surface Asphalt Paving, in the amount of $172,075.05.


Certification


The foregoing is a true copy of a resolution passed by the Brielle Mayor & Council at a meeting held on September 12th, 2016.

Witness my hand and seal of the Borough of Brielle this 13th day of September, 2016.



_______________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

 

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