A Community by the River

Borough of Brielle, NJ

January 23, 2017

August 14 2017

January 23rd, 2017

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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 Administrator, who had no formal report.

The Chair then, on behalf of the 10K Race Committee, presented checks to Brielle Fire Company #1, Brielle First Aid Squad and Brielle P.B.A., each in the amount of $2,000.00 in recognition of their on-going service to the community.

The Chair then recognized Eagle Scout candidate Forrest Smyth, who presented his concept plan for a “Frisbee Golf” course at Brielle Park. Mr. Smyth submitted a design for a 9-hole disk golf course. That would provide an inter-active recreational activity for all ages. The design included score cards and pars for each hole. The holes would have a concrete base and would be removable so as not to interfere with any other recreational activity. John Devereux of the Board of Recreation endorsed the project and noted that the proposed second hole was the only one that could interfere with the active playing surfaces at the park, but there was a plan to locate it in such a manner as to facilitate removal as needed. The Frisbees required were available at Walmart for approximately $12.00 to $15.00 per set, but the plan was to have a set available for users on-site. Council approved his project.

There being no questions from Council or from the public, there was no further discussion and the work session was adjourned at 7:45 pm on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Gorham.

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MINUTES JANUARY 23rd, 2017 START: 7:46 P.M.



Following a moment of silent prayer, a salute to the flag and a roll call, the Minutes of the January 9th reorganization and regular meetings were approved on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Gorham; all aye; no nays. Passed.

Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Gianforte, introduced Resolution 17-16 for Passage of the Consent Agenda.

A. To appoint Tracy Rubino as OPRA Coordinator and Technical Assistant for the Brielle Police Department at an annual salary of $2,500.00.
B. (see insertion)
C. To authorize the Administrator to issue a RFP for quotes to provide for the design and ancillary construction services re: Replacement of Old Bridge Water tank.
D. (see insertion)

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

Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Gorham introduced Resolution 17-17 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 January 23rd, 2017, as reviewed by the Finance Committee and as listed on the Resolution and the Computer Bill List amended thereto. Vote: Council members Garruzzo, Gianforte & Gorham: all aye. No nays. Passed

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

Councilman Nolan apologized for missing the presentation at the work session, but he had heard it in full at the Board of Recreation meeting and endorsed it wholeheartedly.

Councilman Garruzzo advised the public that an additional officer had been called in due to the storm event, Barricades had been placed in the flood prone areas of the Borough and both the Chief of Police and the Lieutenant were on call for any emergency.

Councilman Gorham had no report and the meeting opened to the public.

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Jim Stenson, of Brielle Fire Company #1, thanked the 10K committee for the donation and the Council for their on-going support of the Fire Company.

The meeting was then adjourned at 7:51 pm on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Garruzzo.

Approved: February 13th, 2017

Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

Resolution No: 17-17-B Date: January 23rd, 2017

Resolution of the Borough of Brielle

Whereas: on January 10th, 2017 Brielle Fire Co. # 1 Inc., 509 Longstreet Ave, Brielle, NJ 08730 submitted Raffle Application No. 2017-1 ID No. 57-9-9394 for an off-site 50/50 raffle, to be held at Brielle Park 644 Union Lane Brielle, NJ 08730 on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 6pm.

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.


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 January 23rd, 2017.

Witness my Hand and Seal of the Borough of Brielle this 24th day of January 2017.

Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk

Resolution No: 17-17-D
Date: January 23rd, 2017

WHEREAS, the Interlocal Services Agreement (N.J.S.A.40:B-1 et.seq.) authorizes Municipalities and school boards to enter into agreements for the sharing of services, and
WHEREAS, The Brielle Elementary School Board of Education and the Borough of Brielle wish to enter into such an agreement for their mutual benefit and to provide a more cost effective expenditure of public funds, and
WHEREAS, it is the consensus opinion of both the Borough and the School Board of Education that the public can best be served if the Board assumes responsibility for custodial services of the Curtis House, Library and Borough Hall and that the Borough provide snow removal, lawn cutting and maintenance for the school grounds and athletic fields
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, Now Therefore Be It Resolved, that the Brielle Board of Education does hereby authorize the Superintendent and Business Administrator to execute an Interlocal Service Agreement with the Borough of Brielle and the Brielle Board of Education to begin the implementation of said agreement upon its execution by both parties,

Now Therefore Be It Further Agreed, as follows:

1. Brielle Borough Hall will be cleaned approximately 10 hours per week 52 weeks/year.
2. The Curtis House will be cleaned as needed approximately 3 hours per week 52 weeks/year.
3. The Brielle Library will be cleaned approximately 6 hours per week 52 weeks/year.
4. The Curtis House floors will be waxed up to 2 times per year as needed.
5. The Borough of Brielle will cut the grass of the Brielle School and perform field maintenance with the grass around the school being cut and edged on Saturdays or when school is not in session (July and August).
6. The Borough of Brielle will salt and brine the school walkways and parking lots.
7. The Borough of Brielle will remove snow from the school grounds.
8. The Brielle School will share in potential future capital purchases by the Borough of Brielle with the equipment being owed and maintained by the Borough. The Brielle Board of Education will approve the amount of outlay prior to the purchase of such equipment by the Brielle Borough.
9. This shared agreement will be reviewed and approved by each party annually.


The foregoing is a true copy of a resolution passed by the Brielle Mayor & Council, at a meeting held on January 23rd, 2017.

Witness my hand and seal of the Borough of Brielle this 24th day of January 2017.

Thomas Nolan
Municipal Clerk