Mt. Olive Township Council Minutes
December 06, 2005

The Special Public Meeting of the Township Council was called to order at 7:30 pm by Council President.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF REFLECTION

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. Buell, Mrs. Labow, Mr. Biondi, Mr. Rattner, Mr. Perkins, Mr. Greenbaum
Absent: Mr. Guenther

Also Present: John Dorsey & Fred Semrau, Township Attorneys; Mayor De La Roche; Sherry Jenkins, CFO; Rick Prill, Business Administrator; Michelle Masser, Township Deputy Clerk

ORDINANCES FOR PUBLIC HEARING

President Greenbaum: This evening, this Special Public Meeting is with regard to Ordinances for Public Hearing:

Ord. #58-2005 An Ordinance to Amend and Supplement an Ordinance Entitled “An Ordinance of the Township of Mount Olive for Public Contracting Reform (Ord. 42-04).

President Greenbaum: At this point in time, I will open it up to the public for anyone who wishes to be heard on this Ordinance. Seeing none, I close it to the public. I would ask Mr. Buell to please move Ordinance #58-2005 for Second Hearing.

Mr. Buell: I move Ordinance #58-2005.

Mr. Rattner: Second.

President Greenbaum: It has been moved and seconded. Is there any discussion?

Mr. Buell: Just one question, how does this affect the original pay to play statute?

President Greenbaum: This is intended to correct the intent of what we have originally adopted. It was to allow anybody to contribute up to $400.00, $2,500.00 per year, there was some language in the second paragraph which made it questionable and conflicting with the first paragraph. The only additional language talks about allowing up to the monetary limit that we had originally discussed. Is there any other comments? Seeing none, Roll Call.

ROLL CALL: Passed Unanimously

President Greenbaum: Ordinance #58-2005 has passed on second reading and I hereby direct the Clerk to forward a copy of same to the Mayor and publish the notice of adoption as required by law.

PUBLIC PORTION

President Greenbaum: At this point in time I will open it up to the public for anyone who wishes to make comments recognizing that we have a whole other meeting and there will be another public portion at the end of the conference meeting. Seeing none, I close it to the public.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

President Greenbaum: Any Council comments? Seeing none, I would ask for a motion to adjourn.

Mr. Perkins: So moved.

Mr. Buell: Second.

President Greenbaum: All in favor.

 

ADJOURNMENT

All were in favor and the meeting adjourned at 7:34 pm.

 

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Robert J. Greenbaum, Council President

I, LISA M. LASHWAY, Township Clerk of the Township of Mount Olive do hereby certify that the foregoing Minutes are a true and correct copy of the Minutes approved at a legally convened meeting of the Mount Olive Township Council duly held on December 27, 2005.

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Lisa M. Lashway, Township Clerk

 

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