Council Minutes from 5/23/2007
 

REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH HELD ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 23, 2007.  IT BEING “YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT DAY”, ACTING MAYOR SOMMER ENGLER PRESIDED.

ROLL CALL

Roll Call at 8:00 P.M. showed the following Council Members present:   Peter Corvelli, Lawrence Clementi,  Anthony DeLuca, Kathi Fiamingo, Robert Taylor and Fred Pugliese.

Acting Mayor Sommer Engler read the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act.

The Salute to the Flag was led by acting  Mayor Summer Engler.

MINUTES

It was moved by Acting Councilperson Shirley Salinas, seconded by Acting Councilperson Andrew Felicio and carried that the Work Session Meeting of  May 8, 2007, and the Regular Meeting of May 9, 2007, the Joint Meeting with the Board of Education of May 14 and Special Council Meeting of May 15, 2007 be dispensed with and approved as submitted.  (Copies furnished each Council Member prior to the meeting.).

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS-ACTING BOROUGH CLERK KATHRYN NIEVES:

1.      Letter received from Richard Aimone resigning as Kenilworth’s representative to the Union County Air Traffic Noise Advisory Committee.

2.      Letter from Thomas McHale resigning his position as Kenilworth’s representative on the Rahway Valley Sewage Authority as of June 22, 2007.

3.      Mayor and Council have been invited to attend the Memorial Day Services on Monday, May 28th at 11 A.M. at the VFW

REPORTS

1.      Municipal Court Report for the month of April, 2007.

It was moved by Acting Councilman Nicholas Almeida and seconded by Acting Councilperson Jaclyn Lim and carried that the above communications be received and filed and any money amounts indicated be spread over the minutes.

MAYORS REPORT

Acting Mayor Sommer Engler read the following report:

As is statutorily required, the Governing Body met with the Board of Education on May 14th to discuss the defeated school budget. The following night at a special meeting of the Mayor and Council, the council voted unanimously to reduce the school budget by one tax point or $87,000. It was recommended to the board that $47,000 be taken out of facilities maintenance

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and that the remaining $40,000 come from the elimination of one secretarial/clerical position. It is important to note that neither of these line items would impact educational programs.

I am happy to announce that New Jersey Department of Community Affairs has extended the grant period on the $190,000 Statewide Livable Communities Grant – Capital Improvements 05.  This grant is to be used for the new public safety building. They DCA has also extended the grant period on the $50,000 Local Library Aid 2005 Grant. This grant is to be used for the new elevator in the library. Both grants were at risk of expiring but now both grants have been extended until April 30, 2008.

The Centennial Committee met on Monday night. All sub-committees worked on finalizing plans for the grand parade and community picnic on June 16th. The parade and picnic are free to all residents. I strongly urge everyone to come out and celebrate Kenilworth's 100th Anniversary on that Saturday. Also, the committee finalized plans for a Centennial Golf Outing to be held at Galloping Hill on June 20th. We are looking for hole sponsors as well golfers. Anyone interested should contact Livio Mancino through the Borough Clerk's office or through Mr. Mancino's office. Finally, the committee approved a $13,000 budget for this year's Fourth of July Fireworks to be held on Sunday July 1st. This is twice the amount spent in recent years, but the committee wants to really put on a memorable show to celebrate our borough's 100th birthday in addition to our nation's birthday.

Kenilworth's new municipal flag, which was designed by one of our own student's, is on display in the front of the room.

The Kenilworth Veteran's Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Memorial Day at 11:00 AM at the Kenilworth Veteran's Center. Everyone is welcome and I encourage everyone to attend to pay tribute to our veterans.

I will be out of the state from May 26th through May 30th. During this time Council President Bob Taylor will be Acting Mayor.

I wish everyone a very happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

Acting Councilperson Andrew Felicio read the following.

 

The Finance Committee’s major responsibility is to put together a proposed budget for the approval of the council.  This is a difficult and challenging job. Our goal is to propose a budget that is fair to the taxpayers and provides all of the services our residents expect and deserve.

This year we are also reviewing employee policies and procedures so that the employees know what is expected of them and what they can expect of the Borough.

We are also looking at a proposal to establish a Sewer Utility in the Borough.  The goal of the Sewer Utility is to spread the cost of the sewer fees the Borough has to pay more fairly among the residents of the Borough.  Before any decision is made, we will have public meetings so that our residents will be able to ask questions and provide input.

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

Acting Councilperson Jenny Hornig read the following report:

During the weeks of May 9, 2007 through May 22, 2007 the men have been working on blacktop (pot holes), curbside brush removal, cleaning sanitary sewer lines, sweeping and picking up garbage along the Boulevard business district.  They  have also been cleaning creeks, landscaping and cleaning Borough properties, parks, paths and dead ends.

On Wednesday May 16th a thunder/wind storm moved through the area.  We had three trees come down and numerous large limbs had to be cleaned up.  All three trees and most of the branches were removed by the Department that evening.  The rest were cleaned up the following day.

Rahway picked up $197.70 tons of Type 13 Bulky Waste for our spring clean up.  Rahway’s cost was $27,930.00 and Waste Management’s cost for disposal was $27,028.49 for a total of $54,958.49.

As instructed by Karen Dillon, of PMK Group, we finished up cleaning the Brasser Lane creek today.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Acting  Councilperson Jaclyn Lim read the following report:

The Kenilworth Police Department has received a $4,000.00 grant from the state to be used to conduct a seat belt enforcement and education campaign.  This grant is a part of the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” mobilization being conducted between May 21st and June 3rd.

Police Chief William Dowd reported the department will be setting up motor vehicle checkpoints through the Borough during this two week period.

The recent motor vehicle accident that severely injured Governor Jon Corzine, is an example of why it is so important to be buckled up at all time.

DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING, ZONING AND ORDINANCES

Acting Councilperson Nicholas Almeida read the following report:

  1. We are in Final Reading for the Revisions to the A/C ordinance, which originally did not allow for air conditioning units to be placed in the side yard setback. Now the new ordinance will allow homeowner to place the  air conditioner provided they have more than the five foot setback
  2. 2006 Roads replacement is nearing completion the final roads should be done within the week
  3. 2006 Curbs along the Boulevard will be underway within the week.

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  1. Striping the parking lot for the municipal lot on 21st near the VFW should be done within the week, weather permitting.

5.   DiMario Park Improvements - As agreed upon, the conduit will be place per the most                                       cost effective option, which is to trench across the field and place the conduit, the contractor has not seeded the area yet so it shouldn’t be a problem.

DEPARTMENT OF FIRE, RECREATION, LIGHTING AND ECOLOGY

Acting Councilperson Shirley Salinas read the following report:

The Borough has received word from the County that a grant will be available in the near future for park renovation.  The grant, which is a matching dollar grant is greatly needed and can be used for the maintenance and upgrade of our Borough parks.  The Recreation Center will be open on Saturdays for Borough children on a trial basis.

I would like to pass on the council’s condolences to the Fire Chief Giordino and his family on the passing of his father.  He will be sorely missed.

I would like to thank the fire department for inviting the Council to the annual fire memorial.  It was a nice way to remember the present and past members.

That is all I have to report Mayor.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND WELFARE

Acting Councilperson Steven Cerqueira read the following report:

 

I attended meetings of the Library Board on May 10, 2004 and May 14, 2007 and the Monthly Meeting of the Board of Health on May 17, 2007.  I am pleased to report the project that will install an elevator at the Library is moving forward, and is in final review with the Building Department prior to advertising for bid proposals.  It is worth noting that the money used to complete this project comes from a grant to make the Library more accessible. 

I am also pleased to announce that the Department of Public Works has completed the first phase of a project to clear the stream near Brasser Lane.  Our DPW removed overgrowth of vegetation in the area.  This is a project that the Board of Health has been monitoring for the past nine months based upon concerns of animal infestation of the area.  The second phase will entail a cleaning of the stream area that will be performed by workers from the Union County Department of Public Works.  I will keep you informed as to the status of this project.

Respectfully Submitted,

Acting Councilman Steven Cerqueira

 

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REPORT OF ACTING BOROUGH ATTORNEY

Acting Borough Attorney Peter Krill read the following report:

The Borough Attorney is appointed each year by the Governing Body and serves at the pleasure of Mayor and Council.  Because the Borough has many and various responsibilities, the law in this area covers a broad range of issues.  It is the job of the Borough Attorney to perform the following functions:

·         Confer and advise Borough departments concerning their respective duties, powers, functions and obligations.

·         Research legal problems and prepare opinions, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, leases and permits and other legal documents.

·         Represent the Borough in court cases encompassing a wide variety of complex legal issues, including all phases of pretrial, trial and appellate work in state and federal courts.

·         Represent the Borough in administrative hearings before state and federal agencies on matters, such as employee disciplinary hearings.

·         Attend meetings of the Borough Council.

·         Be aware of developments, including proposed legislation and court decisions related to municipal law and activities, and evaluate their impact upon Borough operations.

·         Perform related duties as requested by the Borough

REPORT OF ACTING BOROUGH MAGISTRATE

Acting Borough Judge James Hannon read the following report:

Good Evening:  Our Municipal Court shows progress each and every day with the new computers provided by the State. New and exciting updates happen every day.  This year between January thru April we handled 18 DWI cases, 1118 traffic summonses and 216 criminal complaints.  We also collected $157,000 of which $72,000 was given to the Town.  As a judge of this town, none of this would be possible if it were not for the efforts and dedication of the Court Staff.

REPORT OF ACTING POLICE CHIEF

Acting Police Chief  Alex Ogura read the following report:

If you have sustained any losses or damages due to the severe storm on April 15th and 16th, you may be eligible for disaster aid.  Please call FEMA AT 1-800-621-3362 to register. Again, that number is 1-800-621-3362.  You can also register online at www.fema.gov The deadline for registering is June 25th and you must register to receive any type of assistance.  FEMA will be

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offering low cost loans and also outright grants on a case by case basis for people who have suffered losses or damages as a result of this devastating storm.  Please be advised that as of

last Friday the 18th, the Disaster Recovery Center in Cranford has been closed down.  If you require any more information, please call me, Chief Dowd, at (908)276-1705.  Thank you.

REPORT OF ACTING FIRE CHIEF

During the month of April 2007,  the Fire Department handled a total of 218 incidents.

The Fire Department utilized 1,503 man-hours and traveled 589 miles responding to these calls.  Due to the mid-month storm, there was severe flooding throughout the Borough.  Our volunteers’ responses to this storm account for 172 of our total calls for April, as well as 1,032 man hours utilized and 430 miles traveled.

During the month of April 2007, the Rescue Squad responded to 92 calls:

The Rescue Squad utilized 272 man-hours and traveled 703.2 miles responding to these calls.

In total, the Fire Department and Rescue Squad utilized 1,775 man hours and traveled 1,292.2 miles responding to calls.

REPORT OF ACTING TREASURER

Acting Treasurer Andres Altamirano read the following report:

 

The Treasurer is responsible for the Borough’s finances.  This includes monitoring all purchases made by the various departments, certifying that there is money to pay for those purchases, then submitting the list of bills to the Mayor and Council for their approval to pay the bills.  Once the Mayor and Council approve the bills, the checks are printed and the Mayor and Treasurer sign the checks and then they are mailed to the vendors. The most important job the Treasurer does is to prepare the budget for the Borough each year.  The Treasurer also oversees the payroll department and monitors all the bank accounts.

BILLS

Consolidated Bill List appears on the following pages.  (copy attached)

CONSENT AGENDA

Resolutions No. 1 thru 11 are listed on Consent Agenda and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. All items will be recorded individually in full in the minutes.

Acting Councilperson Jaclyn Lim moved that all items under Consent Agenda be approved, seconded by Acting Councilperson Andrew Felicio.  Upon roll call the vote was unanimous.

 

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RESOLUTION NO. 1

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That all bills be paid when properly audited and funds are available.

RESOLUTION NO. 2

That the Borough Clerk be authorized to issue the following Raffle Licenses:

           

                        #899    Harding School PTO for an On-Premise 50/50 raffle on 11/2/07 at the Kenilworth VFW,  33 South 21st St., Kenilworth, NJ

                        #900  Harding School PTO for an Off-Premise 50/50 raffle on 11/2/07 to be held at the Kenilworth VFW, 33 South 21st St., Kenilworth, NJ

                        #901  Harding School PTO for a Merchandise  Raffle on 11/2/07 at the Kenilworth VFW, 33 South 21st Street, Kenilworth, NJ.

                        #902  Kenilworth Historical Society on June 20, 2007 for an On Premise 50/50 Raffle at Galloping Hill Golf Course, Kenilworth, NJ.

RESOLUTION NO. 3

WHEREAS, the Borough of Kenilworth held a Tax Sale on March 16, 2005 for delinquent 2004 taxes and a tax lien was purchased by Michael Mastellone on property located at 250 North 21st Street and known as Block 21, Lot 5 in the Borough of Kenilworth, County of Union.

WHEREAS, the owner of said property has satisfied said lien, together with interest and costs by payment of amount due at the office of the collector of taxes, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Treasurer be and is herby authorized to draw a warrant to the named lien holder as follows to be refunded upon receipt of the original Certificate of Sale #05-0005 by the collector of taxes.

Michael Mastellone

PO Box 109

Cedar Knolls, NJ  07927

Redemption Amount, $16,838.22, Premium $14,100.00

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RESOLUTION NO. 4

WHEREAS, Glenn & Jennifer Wetzel are the owners of Block 13, Lot 18, 302 No. 17th Street, Borough of Kenilworth, Union County, NJ, and;

WHEREAS, Roberto & Marlene Cordero are the owners of Block 117, Lot 26, 23 So. 23rd Street, Borough of Kenilworth, Union County, NJ and;

WHEREAS, Land America overpaid 2007 taxes on the aforementioned properties, 2nd Quarter 2007;

           

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Treasurer after proper notation on the tax account records by the Collector of Taxes be and is hereby authorized to issue warrants for refund as stated below.

           

            Block                          Lot                  Payable to:                            Amount

              13                              18                    Land America                                   $1,668.81

            117                              26                    Land America                                   $1,348.94

                                                                                   

Total                                    $3,017.75

RESOLUTION NO. 5

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED: That the Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth hereby grants Garden State Fireworks Company permission to provide a public display f fireworks scheduled for July 1, 2007 (rain date July 8, 2007) after proper proof of insurance coverage is provided and upon issuance of the required permit from the Fire Official.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED: That the Mayor be authorized to sign the Contract with Garden State Fireworks company at a cost of $13,000.00 (an extra 15% ($1,950.00) if on rain date).

            Payment as follows:

                        50% (6,500.00) upon signing of contract

                        50% (6,500.00) due at event

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:  that pursuant to N.J.A.C. 5:34-5.1 ET SEQ. local Public Contracts Law, the required Certification of Funds has been obtained from the Chief Finance Officer of the Borough of Kenilworth.  The appropriation to be charged for this expenditure is Pride in Kenilworth Trust Account and the Kenilworth Centennial Account.

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RESOLUTION NO. 6

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That the attached list of the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department/Rescue Squad members be granted an expense allowance in accordance with the report submitted by Fire Chief Lewis Giordino, in the aggregate amount of $63,281.55.

RESOLUTION NO. 7

WHEREAS, there were 773 motor vehicle fatalities in New Jersey in 2006; and

WHEREAS, a large percentage of the motor vehicle occupants killed in traffic crashers were not wearing a safety belt; and

WHEREAS, use of a safety belt remains the most effective way to avoid death or serious injury in a motor vehicle crash; and

WHEREAS, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 135,000 lives were saved by safety belt usage nationally between 1975-2000; and

WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey will participate in the nationwide Click It or Ticket safety belt mobilization from May 21 – June 3, 2007 in an effort to raise awareness and increase safety belt usage through a combination of enforcement and education; and

WHEREAS, the Division of Highway Traffic Safety has set a goal of increasing the safety belt usage rate in the state from the current level of 90% to 92%; and

WHEREAS, a further increase in safety belt usage in New Jersey will save lives on our roadways;

NOW THEREFORE, BT IT RESOLVED that the Borough of Kenilworth declares it’s support for the Click it or Ticket safety belt mobilization both locally and nationally from May 21 – June 3, 2007 and pledges to increase awareness of the mobilization and benefits of safety belt use.

RESOLUTION NO. 8

RESOLUTION AFFIRMING THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH’S OPPOSITION TO THE SALE OR LEASE OF THE NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE, THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY AND THE ATLANTIC CITY EXPRESSWAY.

WHEREAS,  it has been proposed that the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway be either leased or sold to private  operators in an attempt to deal with state debt; and

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WHEREAS, other states facing similar budgetary shortfalls have resorted to leasing their toll roads to private entities in exchange for a much-needed cash infusion to fund state debt and state services; and

WHEREAS, in New Jersey there has been discussion about monetizing State assets, particularly entering into an agreement for the sale or lease of the New Jersey Turnpike, Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway as a means of raising revenue for the State; and

WHEREAS, the New Jersey Turnpike is a vital corridor to the State transportation system, widely traveled, not only by the residents and commercial enterprises in our Borough, but by many other residents of our state; and

WHEREAS, any sale or lease of the New jersey Turnpike, as well as the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway could result in a major increase in toll charges for the use of the State’s toll roads and unduly jeopardy transportation system as the State would no longer have the ability to ensure reasonable toll increases, provide well-maintained highways and facilities and safe motoring for all those using the toll roads; and

WHEREAS, any sale or lease of the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway could result in increasing the volumes on non-toll roads in the region; and

WHEREAS, placing the transportation network of the State of New Jersey into private hands were profit is valued above safety is not in the best interests of the residents of this State; and

WHEREAS, it is altogether fitting and proper for the Borough of Kenilworth to express its opposition to the sale or lease of the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth, County of Union, State of New Jersey as follows:

1.                  Any sale or lease of the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, and the Atlantic City Expressway would unduly jeopardize the quality of the State’s transportation system by increasing volumes on on-toll roads in the region.  Further, the State would no longer have the ability to ensure reasonable toll increases, provide well-maintained highways and facilities and safe motoring for all those using the toll roads.

2.                  The Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth by way of this Resolution expresses its opposition to the sale or lease of the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway and the Atlantic City Expressway.

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3.                  A copy of this Resolution be forwarded to Governor Jon Corzine and the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

RESOLUTION NO. 9

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That The Scuorzo Group LLC be authorized to repair the Police Department Detective Trailer Roof as per the attached proposal at a cost of $2950.00.

RESOLUTION NO. 10

WHEREAS, the historic buildings, neighborhoods and places in New Jersey villages, towns and cities distinguish each community and provide character and a sense of place that contribute significantly to the quality of life and the market “edge” enjoyed in and by each community; and

WHEREAS,             the preservation and rehabilitation of historic buildings, places and neighborhood contributes to the beauty, character and economic vitality of New Jersey communities; and

WHEREAS, the labor intensive nature of historic rehabilitation creates jobs and investment in local businesses and has been proven to generate more economic activity than equivalent investment in new construction; and

WHEREAS, demolition or destruction of historic buildings creates costs to New Jersey and its communities by destroying the embodied energy present in each structure and adding significantly to landfills, whose makeup is estimated to be more than 40 per cent building materials and waste; and

WHEREAS, development and redevelopment within established villages, towns and cities is encouraged to help fulfill New Jersey’s goals for Smart Growth; and

WHEREAS, many public policies and financial and lending practices and policies create disincentives or barriers to the preservation, renovation and rehabilitation of historic buildings and resources and create a preferential financial environment for new construction; and

WHEREAS, twenty-eight states have enacted state historic rehabilitation tax credit incentive programs to encourage and support private sector efforts to renovate, rehabilitate and revitalize historic buildings, places and neighborhoods, and

WHEREAS, many such states have measured the economic impacts of the state historic tax credit programs and seen significant positive direct impacts on neighborhood and community revitalization, affordable and market-rate housing preservation and creation, local skilled jobs creation and additional private investment in areas surrounding tax-credit-driven revitalization projects; and

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WHEREAS, those states have measured the fiscal impacts of the state historic tax credit programs on the relevant state treasuries and seen significant positive direct impacts on state tax revenues, with tax credits returning as much as $3.00 to state treasuries for every dollar of credit given; and

WHEREAS, the New Jersey legislature is presently considering Historic Properties Revitalization Act (HPRA), that would create a 25 per cent investment tax credit for owners of historic residential and commercial properties who substantially rehabilitate their properties.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing body that the Borough of Kenilworth endorses and supports the Historic Properties Revitalization Act (A896, S2030) and calls upon the New Jersey Legislature to pass this important legislation and Governor Corzine to sign it, in order to stimulate appropriate development and redevelopment and protect the historic character and quality of life in our communities.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT a copy of this Resolution be forwarded to Senator Robert Menendez, Senator Frank Lautenberg, Representative Mike Ferguson, Governor Corzine and the New Jersey League of Municipalities.

RESOLUTION NO. 11

WHEREAS,  students of both grade schools in the Borough of Kenilworth have spent a full day actively participating in the local government of the municipality in all its branches; and

WHEREAS,  this program has furthered good citizenship and has enlightened the participating students in the actual workings of municipal government and the respective duties and responsibilities of municipal officials, employees and bodies, in a manner that should leave a lasting impression upon them because of their personal participation; and

WHEREAS,  the Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth has welcomed and enjoyed the experience of this so-called “Youth In Government Day” as a means of an education in municipal government and in the furtherance of good citizenship of the men and women of tomorrow whose place it will be to carry on our local government in a free society;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED  that this Governing Body go on record as favoring the continued participation of the youth of our municipality in the local government and in their 

continued interest therein and that the participants and the participating schools be commended for their efforts in bringing about this program for the benefit of the young people in our municipality.

 

 

 

 

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Resolution No. 12

Introduced by Anthony DeLuca who also moved its adoption.

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That the contract to provide 100 AMP, 220 Volts, 30 Circuit Electrical Services, 1 GFCI at DiMario Park be awarded to Puerari Electric, Inc. at a total cost of $2,100.00.

Seconded by Peter Corvelli and on roll call unanimously carried.

Proposed Ordinance No. 2007-05 was read for the second and final reading as follows: (Copy appears in the minutes of March 28, 2007.

                                                            ORDINANCE NO. 2007-05

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 197 OF THE BOROUGH CODE OF BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH REPEALING ORDINANCE NUMBER 2006-12 ENTITLED “AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 197 OF THE BOROUGH CODE SO AS TO ELIMINATE DUPLEX HOUSING UNITS AS A PERMITTED USE IN ALL ZONES OF THE BOROUGH.

Acting Mayor Sommer Engler stated that since this is a second reading she will open the meeting to the public and anyone in the audience who wishes to speak to please step forward and state your name and address for the record. No one desiring to be heard the meeting was closed to the public.

RESOLUTION NO. 13

Introduced by Anthony Deluca who also moved its adoption

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That proposed Ordinance No. 2007-05, be and the same is hereby passed on second and final  reading and ordered published according to law.

Seconded by Lawrence Clementi and upon roll call unanimously carried.

Proposed Ordinance #2007-06 was read for the first reading as follows: (Copy attached)

                                                            ORDINANCE 2007-06

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF $35,000 IN FUNDS FROM THE CAPITAL SURPLUS BUDGET TO CREATE A PRIVATE SEWER UTILITY IN THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH.

Acting Mayor Engler stated that since this is a first reading, anyone interested in speaking on this Ordinance can do so on June 13, 2007. Copies are in the back of the room or you can pick one up at the Clerk’s office.  The second reading is June 13, 2007.

 

 

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RESOLUTION NO. 14

Introduced by Kathi Fiamingo who also moved its adoption

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That proposed Ordinance No. 2007-06, be and the same is hereby passed on first reading and ordered published for final hearing on June 13, 2007.

Seconded by Lawrence Clementi and upon roll call unanimously carried.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Mayor David applauded the students for doing a fantastic job. He also stated that Youth in Government is one of his favorite meetings because it give the students an opportunity to see government in action and hopefully one day they will be interested in serving our community.

Councilwoman Fiamingo commended everyone for doing a wonderful job.

MEETING OPENED TO THE PUBLIC

Acting Mayor Engler opened the meeting to the public.

Seeing no one wishing to speak she closed the meeting to the public.

PRESENTATION

Mayor David congratulated the students and distributed the gavels to the students.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Council, it was moved by Councilman , seconded by Councilwomen  and carried, that the meeting be adjourned to the call of the chair.

8:30 P.M.

                                                                                                Respectfully submitted,

                                                                                                Hedy Lipke

                                                                                                Borough Clerk

 



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