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February 27, 2017

August 14 2017

February 27th, 2017

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MINUTES FEBRUARY 27th, 2017 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 convened the work session in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act and recognized the Administrator, who had no formal report.

There being no questions from Council or from the public, there was no further discussion and the work session was adjourned at 7:32 pm on a motion by Councilman Shaak seconded by Councilman Nolan.


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MINUTES FEBRUARY 27th, 2017 START: 7:33 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 February 13th regular meetings were approved on a motion by Councilman Gianforte seconded by Councilman Visceglia; all aye; no nays. Passed. (Councilman Nolan abstained)

Councilman Garruzzo seconded by Councilman Visceglia, introduced Resolution 17-20 for Passage of the Consent Agenda.

Resolution:
A. (see insertion)

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

Councilman Visceglia seconded by Councilman Gorham introduced Resolution 17-21 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 February 27th, 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, 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 “Calendar Year 2017-AN ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLSIH A CAP BANK”.

Councilman Garruzzo, seconded by Councilman Nolan introduced resolution 17-22 for passage on introduction and first reading of the foregoing Ordinance. Vote: Councilmen Garruzzo, Gianforte, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; all aye. No nays. Passed.

Councilman Shaak seconded by Councilman Gianforte, introduced resolution 17-23 to authorize publication of the foregoing ordinance in the Coast Star for a hearing to be held on March 13th, 2017, at 7:30pm, at Borough Hall. 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 report.
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Councilman Nolan cited the on-going Biddy Basketball program, but lamented that due either to excessive use or vandalism, the batting cages once again had to be repaired. Councilman Nolan felt it was a shame since they had only recently been replaced. The Board of Recreation would bear the cost of the work and the cages should be ready by April 1st.

The Brielle Library would conduct a program on Irish Step Dancing on March 14th, and they were also holding a College Planning Work Shop.

Councilman Garruzzo reminded the public that, with the approach of warmer weather, it is vital to remember that all individuals under the age of 17 are required to wear an appropriate helmet when riding a bicycle, roller skating, in-line skating or skateboarding. Summonses can be issued to the rider or parents.

Bicycles have the same responsibilities as motor vehicle drivers, ride on the right side of the road, obey traffic signals, ride with traffic and travel no more than two abreast so that traffic is not impeded.

Bicycles should be in good working order, inspect tires/wheels, brakes, chain, lights, reflectors, bells and seat height. Traffic Safety Officers Sergeants Mechler & Boyd are available to give informative presentations to any person or organization.

Councilman Shaak, Councilman Gorham & Councilman Visceglia having no reports, the meeting was open to the public. The Chair recognized Beth Rosen, 409 Osprey Point Lane, who in keeping with her commitment of February 13th provided the Council with sample tree preservation ordinances, a summary report of her findings and a flash drive of exhibits. Mayor Nicol thanked her and promised that the Council would study the issue.

The meeting was then adjourned at 7:42 pm on a motion by Councilman Shaak seconded by Councilman Gianforte.




Approved: March 13th, 2017

________________________
Thomas F. Nolan
Municipal Clerk







Resolution No.:17-18-A
Date: February 27th, 2017


Resolution of the Borough of Brielle


Whereas, the Borough of Brielle did advertise in the Asbury Park Press for bids for Improvements to Valley Road-Phase I, and

Whereas, bids were received by the Borough on February 23rd, 2017, and

Whereas, the lowest responsible bidder was, Black Rock Enterprises, LLC, 1316 Englishtown Road, Old Bridge, N.J., and

Whereas, the Bid Bond and Consent of Surety were found to be in order, and funds are available to undertake this work.

Now Therefore Be It Resolved, that the bid submitted by Black Rock Enterprises, LLC, in the amount of $264, 129.20 is hereby accepted.

Be It Further Resolved, that the Municipal Clerk is hereby authorized to initiate the contract.

Vote: Councilman Garruzzo, Gianforte, Gorham, Nolan, Shaak & Visceglia; aye. No nays. None abstained.





CERTIFICATION


The foregoing is a true copy of a resolution passed by the Brielle Mayor & Council, at a meeting held on February 27th, 2017.

Witness my hand and seal of the Borough of Brielle this 28th day of February 2017.



__________________
Thomas Nolan
Municipal Clerk

 

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