January 2, 2014 Reorganization Agenda

Meeting Called to Order by Council President Labow

Pledge of Allegiance

MOMENT OF REFLECTION in recognition of the men and women fighting terrorism and those who have lost their lives defending the freedom we all enjoy

Open Public Meetings Act Announcement

Swearing in of Swearing in of:       
Councilman Daniel Amianda
Councilman John Ferrante
Councilman John Mania
Councilman Ray Perkins

Roll Call of 2014 Council

Election of 2014 Council President

New Council President Takes Chair

Election of 2014 Council Vice-President

New Council Vice-President Takes Chair

Invocation – Pastor Matt Jones

Appointments:

a.         Mayor’s Appointments

Morris County Community Development Revenue Sharing Committee
Kathy Murphy, Member, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Richard Escobar, Alternate, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014

Planning Board
Joe Fleischner, Member Class IV, 4 year term expires 12/31/2017
David Koptyra, Member Class IV, 4 year term expires 12/31/2017
Scott Van Ness, Member Class II, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Kim Mott, Class IV Alt. 1, 2 year term expires 12/31/2015

Environmental Committee
John Greco, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Hank Titone, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016

Open Space Committee
Vacant, 3 year unexpired term expires 12/31/2016

b.         Mayor's Appointments with Advice & Consent of Council

Township Attorney, Fred Semrau, Esq., 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Prosecutor, Brian Mason, Esq., 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Public Defender, Anthony Abore Esq., 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Township Consulting Engineer, Eugene Buczynski, 2 year term expires 12/31/2015

Economic Development Committee
Lisa Pignataro (Lou Nisivoccia resigning), 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Vacant (Donna Pilone resigning), 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Joe Nicastro, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016

Ethics Committee
Vacant, 5 year unexpired term expires 12/31/2014
Marion Fleischner, 5 year term expires 12/31/2018
Paul Stefiniw, 5 year term expires 12/31/2018
Dana Benbow, 5 year term expires 12/31/2018

Recreation Advisory Committee
Brigitte Geiger, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Dan Weiss, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Aaron Allen, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016
Diana Schwarick (replace with William Schwarick), 3 year term expires 12/31/2016

Library Board
Krystie Fulton, 5 year term expires 12/31/2018
Marion Fleischner, 5 year unexpired term expires 12/31/2015

Roll Call

c.         Council Appointments

All Subcommittees of the Township Council previously created are extended through 2014:

Library Board Liaison, John Ferrante, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Recreation Board Liaison, Alex Roman, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Board of Education Liaison, Daniel Amianda, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Safety Committee Liaison, Safety Committee, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Legislative Committee, Joe Nicastro, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Committee RE: Lake/Environment Issues, John Ferrante, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Community Development Revenue Sharing Committee, Steven Rattner, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Economic Development Committee Liaison, Colleen Labow, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014

Planning Board, John Mania, Councilmember, Class II, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Senior Citizen Liaison, Colleen Labow, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
TNR Liaison, Colleen Labow, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Open Space Committee Liaison, Alex Roman, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014
Mt. Olive TV Liaison, Ray Perkins, 1 year term expires 12/31/2014

Deputy Township Clerk, Michelle Masser, 2 year term expires 12/31/2015
Court Administrator, Michelle Armbrecht, 2 year term expires 12/31/2015

Open Space Committee
Kathleen Murphy, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016

Board of Health
Joe Nicastro, Chair (Council person), 2 year term expires 12/31/2015
Anita Cooper, 3 year term expires, 12/31/2016
Mark Kana, Pharmacist, 3 year term expires 12/31/2016

Roll Call

RESOLUTIONS

Consent Resolutions Agenda:
Resolutions on Consent Agenda List are considered to be routine and non-controversial by the Township Council and will be approved by one motion (one vote).  There will be no separate discussion or debate on each of these resolutions except for the possibility of brief clarifying statements which may be offered.  If one or more council members requests, any individual resolution on the consent agenda may be removed from the Consent Agenda List and acted on separately.

1. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Designating the Official Newspapers of the Municipality for the Purpose of Publication of Legal Notices. PDF Resolution

2. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing the Annual Schedule of Meetings and Other Requirements Pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act. PDF Resolution

3. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing a Temporary Budget for 2014  for the Current, Water, Sewer and Recreation Utility as well as the Sanitation District. PDF Resolution

4. Resolution of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing a Cash Management Plan for the Township of Mount Olive for the Year 2014. PDF Resolution

5. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Retaining Professional Services Under the Non-Fair and Open Contract in Accordance with the Pay to Play Law. PDF Resolution

6. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Appointing Steven Rattner as Council Representative to the Community Development Revenue Sharing Committee. PDF Resolution 

7. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing Participation in the State of New Jersey Cooperative Purchasing Program for the Year 2014. PDF Resolution

8. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Fixing the Rate of Interest to be Charged on Delinquent Taxes or Assessments. PDF Resolution

9. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing the Purchase of Necessary Goods and Services Under Any Contract Competitively Bid by the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council. PDF Resolution

10. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing the Tax Assessor and/or the Township Attorney to File and Tax Appeals/Rollbacks. PDF Resolution 

11. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing Various Change Funds for the Year 2014. PDF Resolution 

12. Resolution of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing the Cancellation of Water, Sewer, Sewer Assessment   and Tax Receivable Overpayments and Balances $1.00 or Less. PDF Resolution 

13. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing a Petty Cash Fund for 2014. PDF Resolution

14. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Reappointing Steven Rattner as a Member to the Musconetcong Sewerage Authority. PDF Resolution

15. Resolution Supporting the State House Commission Final Application to the NJDEP Green Acres Program for a Minor Diversion of Parkland from Flanders Park Block 6000, Lot 12 Township of Mount Olive, Morris County, New Jersey. PDF Resolution

16. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Authorizing the Use of Various Purchasing Contracts. PDF Resolution

Council Comments/Statements on Consent Resolutions Agenda

Public Portion on Consent Resolutions

Roll Call

Public Portion

Closing Council Comments

Benediction – Pastor Matt Jones

Adjournment