COUNCIL SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING - JUNE 3, 2008
The Special Public Meeting of the Mount Olive Township Council was
called to Order at 7:30 pm by Council President Perkins with the
Pledge of Allegiance.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF REFLECTION for all those
who have and continue to protect our freedoms and our way of
OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT ANNOUNCEMENT
According to the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate notice of this
meeting has been given to the Mount Olive Chronicle. Notice has
been posted at the Municipal Building, 204 Flanders-Drakestown
Road, Mount Olive Township, New Jersey and notices were sent
to those requesting the same.
ROLL CALL Present: Mr. Roman, Mr. Perkins, Mr. Rattner,
Mr. Tepper, Mr. Tobey, Mr. Greenbaum
Absent: Mrs. Labow
Also Present: David Scapicchio, Mayor; William Sohl, Business
Lisa Lashway, Township Clerk; Sherry Jenkins, CFO
ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING (Public Hearing & Second Reading
June 24, 2008)
President Perkins: Let the record show that Councilwoman Labow
is previously engaged at the polls. That takes us to Ordinances
for First Reading with a Public Hearing & Second Reading June
Ord. #31-2008 Ordinance to Exceed the Municipal Budget Cost of
Living Allowance and to Establish a CAP Bank (N.J.S.A. 40A-4-45.14)
President Perkins: Mr. Greenbaum, could you move that ordinance?
Mr. Greenbaum: I move that Ord. #31-2008 be introduced by title
and passed on first reading and that a meeting be held on June
24th, 2008 at 7:30 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 204 Flanders-Drakestown
Road, Mount Olive, NJ for a public hearing consideration of said
reading and passage of said ordinance and that the Clerk be directed
to publish, post and make available such ordinance in accordance
with the requirements of law.
Mr. Rattner: Second.
President Perkins: Thank you, any Council discussions? Seeing
none, Roll Call, please.
ROLL CALL – Passed Unanimously
CONSENT RESOLUTIONS AGENDA:
Resolutions on the 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 that may be offered. If one or more
Council member requests, any individual resolution on the Consent
Agenda may be removed from the Consent Agenda List and acted on
1. Resolution to Introduce the 2008 Municipal Budget
2. Resolution to Introduce the 2008 Solid Waste Collection District
President Perkins: At this time, would any Council member wish
to have either one of those resolutions moved? Seeing none, Mr.
Tepper, would you move those, please?
Mr. Tepper: Yes, Mr. President, I move for adoption and approval
of Consent Resolutions 1 and 2.
Mr. Tobey: Second.
President Perkins: Second, thank you. Council discussions? Seeing
none, Roll Call, please? Yes, anyone from the public want to be
heard on those two resolutions? Seeing none, I close it to the
public. Roll Call, please?
ROLL CALL – Passed with the exception Mr. Greenbaum voted
PUBLIC PORTION ON CONSENT RESOLUTIONS
President Perkins: That takes us now to the public portion. Anybody
from the public wish to be heard on any items? Seeing none, I close
it to the public.
Ms. Jenkins: Ray, can I just interject real quick?
President Perkins: Yes.
Ms. Jenkins: I noticed on the Agenda that it says that the public
hearing and second reading is June 24th but the budget document
says July 8th.
Mrs. Lashway: Well, the budget is not going to be adopted until
July 8th but we can adopt this before we adopt the budget, can’t
Ms. Jenkins: I think we have to have the hearing on July 8th,
which is what we say in the budget document.
President Perkins: Only on the CAP.
Mr. Rattner: We’re talking only in the ordinance to exceed
the, to bank.
Ms. Jenkins: Oh, for the CAP, okay, for that. Got it.
President Perkins: Yes, just for the CAP bank.
Mr. Rattner: That’s what happens when you have a quick meeting.
Ms. Jenkins: Thank you. I just wanted to make sure. Thank you.
So we’re doing that before, got it.
COUNCIL COMMENTS ON CONSENT RESOLUTIONS
PUBLIC PORTION - none
President Perkins: Mr. Greenbaum, any comments?
Mr. Greenbaum: No.
President Perkins: Mr. Tepper?
Mr. Tepper: No.
President Perkins: Mr. Roman?
Mr. Roman: No.
President Perkins: Mr. Rattner?
Mr. Rattner: No.
President Perkins: Mr. Tobey?
Mr. Tobey: No.
President Perkins: And I have none. Mr. Mayor, do you have any
Mayor Scapicchio: No.
President Perkins: Thank you.
Mr. Greenbaum: Motion to adjourn.
President Perkins: Yes, sir.
Mr. Tepper: Second.
Motion was made and seconded, all in favor and none opposed, the
meeting was adjourned at 7:34 pm.
Raymond T. Perkins, Council President
I, LISA LASHWAY, Township Clerk of the Township of Mount Olive
do hereby certify that the foregoing Minutes is a true and correct
copy of the Minutes approved at a legally convened meeting of
the Mount Olive Township Council duly held on June 10, 2008.
Lisa Lashway, Township Clerk