Council Minutes Special Meeting from 8/4/2010
 

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH HELD ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 4, 2010.  MAYOR KATHI FIAMINGO PRESIDED.

ROLL CALL

Roll Call at 7:00 P.M. showed the following Council Members present:  Sal Candarella, Klinder, Kevin Leary, Fred Pugliese and Toni Sosnosky.  Brian Joho was absent

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

The Salute to the Flag was led by Mayor Fiamingo.

CONSENT AGENDA

Resolutions No. 1 thru 4 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.

Councilman Klinder moved that all items under Consent Agenda be approved, seconded by Councilman Candarella.  Upon roll call the vote was unanimous.

 

ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

RESOLUTION NO. 1

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

RESOLUTION NO. 2

WHEREAS, Grotto Engineering Associates requested quotes for “Borough Hall Courtroom HVAC”, and;

WHEREAS, two quotes were received and Grotto Engineering Associates has recommended award of the contract to Colonia Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the contract for “Borough Hall Courtroom HVAC” be awarded to Colonia Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. at a cost not to exceed $10,000.00.

CERTIFICATION OF FUNDS

DATE: ____________________

APPROPRIATION: _______________________

_________________________________________

TREASURER

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RESOLUTION NO. 3

BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Kenilworth that it does

hereby authorize the Borough Engineer to review, on behalf of the Governing Body of the

Borough of Kenilworth, and approve, without further action of the Governing Body of the

Borough of Kenilworth, all CP-1 applications for sewer connections within the Borough of

Kenilworth.

RESOLUTION NO. 4

Be It Hereby Resolved:  That the requirement for a depressed curb for Driveway Application

#6-22 of Romeo & Lucia Capra, 406 North 16th Street, Block 4, Lot 23.02 be waived.

RESOLUTION NO.5

Introduced by Toni Sosnosky adoption moved by same

Seconded by Scott Klinder

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Sergeant JOHN ZIMMERMAN be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Kenilworth Police Department as per results of the promotion process and as recommended by Chief Kenneth Grady, effective as of August 2, 2010.

Roll Call: Candarella voted yes, Klinder voted yes, Leary voted yes, Pugliese voted yes and Sosnosky voted yes.

RESOLUTION NO.6

Introduced by Scott Klinder adoption moved by same

Seconded by Fred Pugliese

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Officer WAYNE FENNES be promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Kenilworth Police Department as per results of the promotion process and as recommended by Chief Kenneth Grady, effective as of August 2, 2010.

Roll Call: Candarella voted yes, Klinder voted yes, Leary voted yes, Pugliese voted yes and Sosnosky voted yes.

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RESOLUTION NO. 7

Introduced by Scott Klinder adoption moved by same

Seconded by Toni Sosnosky

Be It Hereby Resolved:   That Officer FREDERICK SOOS, JR. be promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Kenilworth Police Department as per results of the promotion process and as recommended by Chief Kenneth Grady, effective as of August 2, 2010.

Roll Call: Candarella voted yes, Klinder voted yes, Leary voted yes, Pugliese voted yes and Sosnosky voted yes.

Mayor Fiamingo swore in Lieutenant Zimmerman, Sergeant Wayne Fennes and Sergeant Frederick Soos, Jr.

Motion was made by Councilman Candarella, seconded by Councilwoman Sosnosky to open the meeting to the public.

MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Jacqueline Fidurski, 590 Richfield Avenue – Ms. Fidursky donated $2,000  for much needed equipment for the Kenilworth Police Department in honor of the officers who deserve these promotions and who have served us so honorably.

Mayor Fiamingo thanked Ms. Fidurski for her donation and said the Police Department can certainly use the donation.  

Fred Soos,18 Epping Drive – Mr. Soos congratulated the officers on their promotions and said they will all do a great job but he is partial to one of them.  He thanked the Mayor and Council for their decision to promote these officers and said he is sure they will reward the town by doing a great job.

Chief Kenneth Grady thanked the Mayor and Council for these promotions and in getting more supervision on the Police Department.  He said he is confident that the Police Officers who are being promoted tonight will do an excellent job with their new assignments.

A young man from Sergeant Soos’s baseball team thanked the officers on their promotions and he hoped they will all do a great job.

Fred Soos, Sr. said the baseball team that is in the audience came to support Sergeant Soos and that they just got back from a tournament in Cooperstown on Friday night where they came in 5th out of 24 teams. He said Sergeant Soos is the Manager of the team.

Mayor Fiamingo congratulated the team and said that Sergeant Soos did a great job coaching them.

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Mayor Fiamingo said if anyone is interested in purchasing a DVD of tonight’s meeting, they can contact Marco, who is in the back of the room.

Motion was made by Councilwoman Sosnosky, seconded by Councilman Klinder to close the meeting to the public.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Councilman Pugliese congratulated all three nominees on their promotions and said he has no doubt they will do a great job because that is the reason Chief Grady made the nominations.  He said he has no doubt they will represent the Police Department with respect.

Councilman Candarella said we made a good choice in appointing the Chief and the Chief made three good choices for his officers.

Councilman Leary congratulated the newly appointed officers and added that they serve our Borough with distinction and honor and will continue to do so in their new positions. 

Councilwoman Sosnosky congratulated the gentleman and said that Chief Grady made a great selection.

Councilman Klinder congratulated the officers and he said he remembered when he got promoted and it is a great feeling.

Mayor Fiamingo congratulated the officers and said the Chief made a wonderful choice and she said she has known them all for many years and is proud of all of them.

ADJOURNMENT

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

7:30 P.M.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Respectfully submitted,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                     Hedy Lipke, Borough Clerk  



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