Council Minutes from 8/11/2004
 

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH  HELD ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 2004.  MAYOR GREGG DAVID PRESIDED.

ROLL CALL

Roll Call at 7:00 P.M. showed the following Council Members present:   Peter Corvelli, Carmela Colosimo, Alan Jankunas and Fred Soos.   Ed Galasso and Robert Taylor were absent.

Mayor David read the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act.

The Salute to the Flag was led by Mayor David.

RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES

 

Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-13 was read for second reading as follows:  (Copy appears in the

                                                                                                                  minutes of July 28, 2004)

2004-13

A BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $165,860 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $157,565 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE  PART OF THE COST THEREOF.

Mayor David explained that this Ordinance is amending Ordinance No. 2003-17 increasing the appropriation for Road Improvements on No. 21st Street from Washington Avenue to Monroe Avenue and for Halsey Street from No. 12th to No. 13th .

Mayor David opened the meeting to the public for any questions or comments on Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-13.

No one desiring to be heard Mayor David closed the meeting to the public.

RESOLUTION NO. 1

Introduced by Corvelli who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-13, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Colosimo and on roll call unanimously carried.

RESOLUTIONS (CONT)

Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-14 was read for second reading as follows:  (Copy appears in the

                                                                                                                  minutes of July 28, 2004)

2004-14

AN ASSESSMENT BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS CONSISTING OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF 1260 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG NORTH 21ST STREET, FROM WASHINGTON AVENUE TO MONROE AVENUE, AND 500 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG HALSEY STREET, FROM NORTH 12TH STREET TO NORTH 13TH STREET, IN BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $31,575 THEREFOR, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $29,995 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF AND DIRECTING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OF THE COST THEREOF.

Mayor David mentioned this Ordinance is amending Ordinance No. 2003-18 increasing appropriation for the funding of curbs along Halsey Street from North 12th Street to North 13th Street.

Mayor David opened the meeting to the public for any questions or comments on Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-14.

No one desiring to be heard Mayor David closed the meeting to the public.

RESOLUTION NO. 2

Introduced by Soos who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-14, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Corvelli and on roll call unanimously carried.

Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-15 was read for second reading as follows:  (Copy appears in the

                                                                                                                  minutes of July 28, 2004)

2004-15

A BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING VARIOUS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $775,490  THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $613,215 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF.

Mayor David stated that this Ordinance amends Ordinance No. 2004-09 for various road improvements: Fairfield Ave; Sherwood Ave; No. 24th Street; portion of Roosevelt Lane; Sheridan Ave and Curb Reconstruction of Sheridan Ave.

RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES (CONT)

Mayor David opened the meeting to the public for any questions or comments on Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-15.

No one desiring to be heard Mayor David closed the meeting to the public.

RESOLUTION NO.3

Introduced by Soos who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-15, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Jankunas and on roll call unanimously carried.

Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-16 was read for second reading as follows:  (Copy appears in the

                                                                                                                  minutes of July 28, 2004)

2004-16

AN ASSESSMENT BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS CONSISTING OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF 790 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG FAIRFIELD AVENUE FROM MICHIGAN AVENUE TO FAITOUTE AVENUE; 1600 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG SHERWOOD ROAD FROM WILSHIRE DRIVE TO PEMBROOK DRIVE, 2000 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG NORTH 24TH STREET FROM CENTER STREET TO WASHINGTON AVENUE AND 1,200 LINEAR FEET OF NEW CURBS ALONG ROOSEVELT LANE FROM LINCOLN AVENUE TO LOT 3, BLOCK 99, IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $119,223 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $113,258 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF AND DIRECTING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT OF THE COST THEREOF.

Mayor David mentioned that this Bond Ordinance amends Ordinance No. 2004-10 increasing appropriation for the assessment of curbs for 2004 street improvements.

Mayor David opened the meeting to the public for any questions or comments on Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-16.

No one desiring to be heard Mayor David closed the meeting to the public.

RESOLUTION NO. 4

Introduced by Soos who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-16, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Jankunas and on roll call unanimously carried.

Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-17 was read for second reading as follows:  (Copy appears in the

                                                                                                                  minutes of July 28, 2004)

2004-17

A BOND ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING REPAIRS, UPGRADES AND REPLACEMENTS TO THE LAFAYETTE PUMPING STATION IN, BY AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT OF $110,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF NOT EXCEEDING $104,500 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF.

Mayor David stated that this Ordinance authorizes DEP mandated repairs, upgrades and replacements to the Lafayette Pumping Station.

Mayor David opened the meeting to the public for any questions or comments on Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-17.

No one desiring to be heard Mayor David closed the meeting to the public.

RESOLUTION NO. 5

Introduced by Corvelli who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Proposed Ordinance No. 2004-17, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Jankunas and on roll call unanimously carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 6

Introduced by Soos who also moved its adoption.         

           

            WHEREAS,  the Borough of Kenilworth advertised for the receipt of

bids for “2004 Roadway Improvement Project”,  and Jenicar Builders

Contractors, Kearny, N.J. having submitted the lowest responsible bid as follows:

                       

                                                TOTAL BID             

                                                $930,381.55              

           This price includes both Base Bid “A & B” and Alternate Bid “A & B”.

           

RESOLUTIONS (CONT)

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,  that the contract for “2004 Roadway

Improvement Project” is awarded to Jenicar Builders Contractors, Kearny, N.J. and the

Borough Attorney is authorized to draw up the necessary contract and the Mayor and

Borough Clerk are authorized to sign said contract.

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Award is contingent upon publication and

subject to the required Estoppel period.

           

            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:34-5.1 et seq. Local

Public Contracts Law, the required Certificate of Availability of Funds has been obtained

from the Chief Finance Officer of the Borough of Kenilworth.

Seconded by Jankunas and on roll call unanimously carried.

RESOLUTION NO. 7

Resolution appears on the following page.

RESOLUTION NO. 8

Introduced by Colosimo who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That ANNMARIE DELUCA be employed as Regular Senior Citizen Van Driver as of August 23, 2004 at a rate of $15.07 per hour.

Be it Further Resolved that JOANNE FIELDS be employed as Substitute Senior Citizen Van Driver as of August 23, 2004 at a rate of $14.00 per hour.

Seconded by Corvelli and on roll call unanimously carried.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Councilwoman Colosimo questioned the funding for the Kindergarten Program?

Mayor David stated the funds appear to be taken out of the school budget.  Mayor David was not aware of any grant funding.

Councilman Soos commending Joanne Fields for her dedicated years of service as the Senior Van Driver.

Councilman Soos confirmed that the Capital Road Projects appropriated for 2004 will be completed by the end of this year.

MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

No one desiring to be heard.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion to go into a brief Work Session made by Soos and seconded by Colosimo.

Returned to Open Session.

A brief Special Work Session was held, no action was taken.

Motion to adjourn was made by Soos and seconded by Colosimo.

8:45 P.M.

                                                                                                Respectfully submitted,

                                                                                                Hedy Lipke

                                                                                                Borough Clerk



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