Mt. Olive Township Council Minutes
February 11, 2003

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

ROLL CALL

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

Proclamation - Read Across America

OLD BUSINESS

Turkey Brook Park Project Status

NEW BUSINESS

Appointment of Dr. Charles Wallack to the Board of Health for a 3 year unexpired term to expire 12/31/05 - R. Perkins

Appointment of Thea Dunkle as the Mount Olive Historian. - Mayor Licitra

LEGAL MATTERS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS: - D. Scapicchio

October 8, 2002 Present: Mr. Guenther (8:35), Mr. Greenbaum, Mr. Perkins, Mr. Rattner,
Mr. Scapicchio, Mr. Spino, Mrs. Miller (7:37).
Absent: None

November 12, 2002 Present: Mr. Guenther, Mr. Greenbaum, Mr. Perkins, Mr. Rattner
Mr. Scapicchio, Mr. Spino, Mrs. Miller
Absent: None

December 17, 2002 Present: Mr. Rattner, Mrs. Miller (left at 10 pm), Mr. Perkins,
Mr. Spino, President Scapicchio
Absent: Mr. Guenther, Mr. Greenbaum

CORRESPONDENCE

Letters from Residents

1. Letter received January 24, 2003, from Isabella Iaconio regarding keeping money in the Budget for a new 26 passenger Senior Citizen Bus.

2. E-mail received January 24, 2003, from Scott Ireland regarding Parking.

3. Letter received January 27, 2003, from Vivian Moran (Village Green) regarding keeping money in the Budget for a new 26 passenger senior citizen bus.

4. Letter received January 27, 2003, from Alba Simsgalli regarding keeping money in the Budget for a new 26 passenger senior citizen bus.

5. Letter received January 27, 2003, from Timothy Mandello regarding keeping money in the Budget for a new 26 passenger senior citizen bus.

6. Petition received January 29, 2003, regarding Parking on Linwood Ave during School Hours.

7. Letter received January 29, 2003, from Helen Frey (12 Oakwood Village, Apt. 8 Flanders) regarding keeping money in the Budget for a new 26 passenger Senior Citizen Bus.

8. Letter received January 30, 2003, from Elsie Hendershot regarding keeping money in the Budget for a 26 passenger Senior Citizen Bus.

9. E-mail received January 31, 2003, from Dan Serebrakian regarding Pictures / Stephens Mill Estates.

10. Letter received February 3, 2003, from Jan Malinowski regarding Steward House.

11. Letter received February 3, 2003, from Veronica Statile regarding 26 passenger Bus.

12. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Marion Johnson regarding 26 passenger Bus.

13. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Glady Munch regarding 26 passenger Bus.

14. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Joel Pecci regarding 26 passenger Bus.

15. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Leila Rencis regarding 26 passenger Bus.

16. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Alex Irhin regarding 26 passenger Bus.

17. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Doris Kryszezuh regarding 26 passenger Bus.

18. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Josephine Cerniglia regarding 26 passenger Bus.

19. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Lucy and Eugene Schlenk regarding 26 passenger Bus.

20. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Rose Premavera regarding 26 passenger Bus.


21. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Eleanor Teats regarding 26 passenger Bus.

22. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Veronica Statile regarding 26 passenger Bus.

23. Letter received February 4, 2003, from William Smith regarding 26 passenger Bus.

24. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Joan Wagner regarding 26 passenger Bus.

25. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Mary Tabaka regarding 26 passenger Bus.

26. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Anna Hausler regarding 26 passenger Bus.

27. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Anna Shaffery regarding 26 Passenger Bus.

28. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Pat Valosky regarding 26 passenger Bus.

29. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Nina Barbara regarding 26 passenger Bus.

30. Letter received February 6, 2003, from George W. Johnson on Behalf of Ilmar Aasmaa regarding Woodland Estates / Second Street.

Resolutions, Ordinances, Correspondence from other Municipalities

31. Resolution received January 27, 2003, from the Borough of Butler opposing Assembly 1927 which measures, if adopted, would create a significant workers' compensation impact on Municipalities.

32. Ordinance received January 27, 2003, from the Township of Washington regarding Land Use.

33. Resolution received January 28, 2003, from the Township of Chatham regarding the Budget Cap Law.

34. Resolution received January 29, 2003, from the Borough of Mount Arlington regarding opposing Assembly Bill 1872 which would permit volunteer firefighters and emergency services personnel to participate in the Health Benefits Program in Municipalities in which they volunteer.

35. Resolution received January 29, 2003, from the Borough of Mount Arlington regarding a workers compensation impact on Municipalities.

36. Resolution received January 30, 2003, from Hardyston Township regarding protecting the critical water supplies within the Highlands Region.

37. Resolution received January 31, 2003, from Mount Olive Township Board of Education regarding Installation of Flashing Light at Sandshore School.

38. Letter received February 3, 2003, from the Borough of Netcong regarding Request for Proposals for Shared Public Library Services.

39. Resolution received February 4, 2003, from the Borough of Riverdale regarding Budget Cap Law.

League of Municipalities

40. E-mail received January 29, 2003, from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities regarding Tax Refund to families of 9-11 Victims, Indigent Burial Costs, and World Trade Center Federal Disaster Aid.

41. E-mail received January 30, 2003, from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities regarding Cap Relief.

42. Letter received February 5, 2003, from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities regarding Local Crisis Management and Security Preparation.

43. Letter received February 5, 2003, from the New Jersey State League of Municipalities regarding Turning Municipal Tax Liens into Cash Seminar.

Legislative Representatives

44. E-mail received January 30, 2003, from Congressman Frelinghuysen regarding President Bush's State of the Union Address.

DOT/DEP/Permit's/LOI's

45. Letter received January 24, 2003, from the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection regarding Freshwater Wetlands Statewide General Permit, Water Quality Certification, Waiver of Transition Area for Access, and Transition Area Waiver Averaging Plan Applicant: Firetower LLC, Project Name Firetower Estates (a/k/a Crown Tower Estates)

46. Letter received February 3, 2003, from the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection regarding Green Acres Applications.

47. Letter received February 3, 2003, from Larry Kron, Esq. regarding Letter of Interpretation in regard to the property of Gary Forgey at Block 3305, Lot 28.(51 Center Street)

48. Letter received February 5, 2003, from the State of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection regarding Permit for HMUA for Portable Water Supply for Paragon Village Assisted Living.

49. Letter received February 6, 2003, from Glasson Environmental Services regarding Block 3305, Lot 28 (Center Street - Gary Forgey) for application for permit for approval of Individual Transition Area Waiver.

Correspondence from Organizations / Committees / Boards

50. Letter received January 24, 2003, from Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce regarding the Annual Meeting and Installation Dinner.

51. Letter received January 27, 2003, from Delaware Riverkeeper Network regarding Free Seminar.

52. Letter received February 3, 2003, from the American Cancer Society regarding their Annual Relay for Life Event.

53. Letter received February 4, 2003, from Delaware Riverkeeper regarding stormwater regulations.

54. Newsletter received February 7, 2003, from Council on Affordable Housing regarding Municipalities Certified by COAH, Extending Certifications, COAH Web Site and Appointment to COAH Board.

55. Letter received February 7, 2003, from Morris County Soil Conservation District regarding "Tree Partnership Day".

MSA/MUA

56. Letter received February 4, 2003, from the Morris County MUA regarding Universal Waste Handler Notification (Onyx Environmental).

ORDINANCES FOR PUBLIC HEARING

Ord. #3-2003 An Ordinance of the Township of Mount Olive Prohibiting Parking at Certain Times on Streets Within the Township of Mount Olive. (Jeffrey Ct. only)

Ord. #9-2003 An Ordinance of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing A
Retroactive Salary for the LAN Administrator for the Period May 1, 2002 Through
December 31, 2002.

Ord.#10-2003 An Ordinance of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Establishing Salaries
of Certain Non-Union Personnel for the Year 2003.

Ord.#11-2003 Ordinance Appropriating $200,000 for the Acquisition of Smith Farm Park Either Through
Purchase or Condemnation in and By the Township of Mount Olive, in the County of Morris,
New Jersey. -C. Miller

ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING (2nd reading February 25, 2003)

Ord.#12-2003 An Ordinance Changing the Name of Various Streets. (Valley View Drive South to Sowers Drive, Valley View North Drive to Brock Lane and Turkey Brook Court to McCain Court)

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 separately.

CONSENT RESOLUTIONS - R. Perkins

1. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Retaining the Services of Robert Michaels & Associates, Robert A. Michael, P.O., AICP, to Complete the Updated Mount Olive Township Master Plan.

2. Resolution of the Township of Mount Olive Providing for the Transfer of 2002 Budget Appropriations for the Current Fund Budget. (police salaries to electric & phone utilities)

3. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Approving Professional Service Contracts for the Township Attorney, Auditor, Labor Counsel, Township Engineer, Bond Counsel, Municipal Environmental Consultant, Risk Manager and Health Insurance Manager for the Year 2003.

4. Resolution of the Mayor and Township Council Authorizing the Reduction of Certain Performance Guarantees Posted by Erghott Holding, LLC. (Performance Trailers)

5. Resolution RE: Performance Guarantees of AIG Baker Specifically Goldmine Road.

MOTION TO APPROVE CONSENT RESOLUTIONS AGENDA

PUBLIC PORTION ON CONSENT RESOLUTIONS

ROLL CALL

RESOLUTIONS NON CONSENT

6. Resolution of the Township Council of the Township of Mount Olive Endorsing NJDEP Proposed Stormwater Controls to Protect and Sustain New Jersey's Limited Water Resources.*

PUBLIC PORTION ON INDIVIDUAL RESOLUTIONS

COUNCIL COMMENTS ON INDIVIDUAL RESOLUTIONS

ROLL CALL

MOTIONS

1. Bill List. - D. Scapicchio
2. Approval of a peddler's permit for Avshalom Gibli for Mobile Food Vending and approval of a Taxi License for Dennis Menta, d/b/a Area Taxi. - S. Rattner
3. Approval of Raffle Application #1056 & #1057 for PTA Mount Arlington; Raffle Application #1058 & #1059 for the Chester M. Stephens School Community Assn.; Raffle Application #1060 for the Budd Lake First Aid & Rescue Squad; and Raffle Application #1061, #1062, #1063 & #1064 for PTA Flocktown Kossman. - R. Greenbaum

COUNCIL REPORTS

Library Board Liaison Report - D. Scapicchio
Recreation Report - B. Guenther
Board of Health Report - R. Perkins

Planning Board Report - R. Greenbaum
Open Space Committee Report - C. Miller
Legislative Committee Report - E. Spino
Pride Committee Report -R. Perkins
Status of Committee RE: Lake/Environment Issues - C. Miller
Board of Education Report - S. Rattner/D. Scapicchio

PUBLIC PORTION

COUNCIL COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

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