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VILLAGE COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
JANUARY 8, 2020
7:30 P.M.

 

1.  Call to Order - Mayor

2.  Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meeting Act

    MAYOR: "Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided

           by a posting on the bulletin board in Village Hall,

           by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record, and by            submission to all persons entitled to same as provided        by law of a schedule including the date and time of            this meeting."

3.   Roll Call

4.   ORDINANCES - INTRODUCTION

3771 – Amend Management Salary Ordinance – Amends this ordinance         to indicate that the base salary increase is 0%, with the           annual increase based on a performance evaluation

3772 – Amend Non-Union Salary Ordinance - Amends this ordinance to       indicate that the base salary increase is 0%, with the         annual increase based on a performance evaluation

3773 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Ridgewood Parking Permits and          Central Business District Employee Parking Stickers and        Hangtags - Amends the information for the Premium Parking            Permits by eliminating the Hudson Street Parking Lot as one     of the lots included for these permits

3774 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Permit Parking -       Amends the section dealing with the North Walnut Street        lot, to indicate that the CBD Employee spaces shall be for        CBD employee use only from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; that          after 6:00 p.m., a CBD Employee Sticker is not necessary to       park in these spots, but the meter must be paid; and             changes the number of hours for the CBD Employee spots to           12 hours.

5.   ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3762 – Amend Chapter 190 - Establish Rules and Regulations for           Winter Door Enclosures for Existing Restaurants

3763 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Parking Rates  

3764 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Parking in             Cottage Place and Cottage Place Annex Parking Lots –                Establish Open Parking Spots for Both Lots

3765 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Permit             Instructional Schools in OB-1 and OB-2 Zones

3766 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Establish             Village Employee Parking Zone – Chestnut Street

3767 – Bond Ordinance – Amend Title and Purpose of Previous Bond        Ordinance #3392 to Purchase of Pickup Truck with Snowplow           and Accessories for Water Pollution Control Facility

3770 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Establish Multi-       Space Parking Meter Kiosk Sites

6.   ORDINANCES – CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING            

3755 – Police Department Salary Ordinance

3757 – Amend Chapter 265, Vehicles and Traffic – Parking                 Restrictions in Hawes School Area

3758 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Definition of Kennel

3759 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Cat Licensing

3760 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Cat Licenses  

7.   RESOLUTION

20-02     Award Additional Funding for Professional Services                Contract – Site Remediation at the Hudson Street Lot

8.   ADJOURNMENT

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 VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
 JANUARY 15, 2020  :  8:00 P.M.
 
1. Call to Order - Mayor
2. Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act
 
3. Roll Call - Village Clerk
 
4. Flag Salute and Moment of Silence
 
5. Acceptance of Financial Reports
 
6. Approval of Minutes
 
7. Proclamations
          a.  Jamboree Days
          b.  Proclaim January Radon Action Month
          c.  Proclaim February 14, 2020 as League of Women Voters Day
 
8. Resolution of Appointment and Swearing-in of Tax Assessor Anthony Rinaldi, Jr.
        a.  Resolution 20-03 Appointment of Tax Assessor
        b.  Swearing-in of Tax Assessor Anthony Rinaldi, Jr.
 
9. Swearing-in of Fire Fighter Mark Barone
 
10. Swearing-in of Police Officer Christopher Donoghue
Pursuant to Chapter 3-19 of the Code of the Village of Ridgewood, Manner of Addressing Council, and Chapter
3-20, Decorum, the Village Council meetings shall be conducted in the following manner:
Manner of Addressing Council
Persons other than Council members may be permitted to address the Council in the proper order of business. A person present may, upon recognition by the Chair, be heard either upon ordinances upon second reading or at the time of petitions and oral communications from the public and at such other times as the Council may, by majority vote of those present, specifically permit. No person shall address any remark or question to any specific Council member, nor shall any person be permitted to address the Chair while a motion is pending. A Council member may, through the Chair, respond to any communication or address received pursuant to this section.
Decorum
Any person who shall disturb the peace of the Council, make impertinent or slanderous remarks or conduct himself in a boisterous manner while addressing the Council shall be forthwith barred by the presiding officer from further audience before the Council, except that if the speaker shall submit to proper order under these rules, permission for him to continue may be granted by a majority vote of the Council.
 
11. Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)
 
12. Village Manager's Report
 
13. Village Council Reports
 
14. RESOLUTIONS
THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-04 THROUGH
20-05, ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:
20-04 Authorize Temporary Capital Budget ($2,308,000) - Approves a temporary Capital Budget to appropriate money for the down payment for the general capital bond ordinance for the 2020 road paving and             streetscape program and the purchase of security for Village-owned facilities and buildings
20-05 Authorize Temporary Parking Capital Budget ($350,000) - Approves a temporary Parking Capital Budget to appropriate money for the down payment for the parking capital bond ordinance to supplement Bond Ordinance #3560    for environmental cleanup of the Hudson Street lot
 
15. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER
                NONE
16. ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER
               NONE
 
17. RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER
THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 20-06 WILL BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE THE RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. THE RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:
20-06 Reject Bid – Landscaping Services – Rejects the sole bid received, due to the fact that the bid exceeded the cost estimate
 
18. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION
3775 – Bond Ordinance – Street Paving and Streetscape, Security for Village-Owned Facilities and Buildings (NTE $2,308,000) - Appropriates this money for the 2020 road paving and streetscape program and for security for Village-owned facilities and buildings
3776 – Parking Utility Bond Ordinance – Environmental Cleanup for Hudson Street Parking Lot (NTE $350,000) – Appropriates additional money for the Parking Utility, in order to pay for the environmental cleanup at the Hudson Street parking lot being done by the licensed LSRP, First Environment, 91 Fulton Street, Boonton, NJ.
3777 – Amend Chapter 212 – Parks and Recreation Areas – Rules and Regulations for Tennis Courts – Pickleball – Amends Chapter 212, Section 212-27 to require that all pickleball players must use muted pickleballs at all times
3778 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Requirements for Lettering on Signs – Amends the sign ordinance in the B-1, B-2, and C Districts to exempt the portion of a letter that extends below the baseline of a font when        measuring the overall size of the message
3779 – Amend Chapter 165 – Garbage, Refuse and Recycling – Bulk Refuse Definitions – Amends the definition of bulk refuse to include mattresses, box springs, carpeting, and to not include hazardous materials
3780 – Amend Chapter 165 – Garbage, Refuse and Recycling – Container Specifications & Setout Requirements – Amends this section of the Village Code to require that carpet be cut into 4-foot lengths, rolled and securely taped or tied and to require that all mattresses must be contained in mattress disposal bags, prior to curb set out
 
19. ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING
3768 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Parking Permit for Two-Wheeled Motorized Vehicles in Park and Ride Lot and Garber Square Train Station Lot
3769 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Two-Wheeled Motorized Vehicles
20. RESOLUTIONS
THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-07 THROUGH 20-23 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:
20-07  Authorize Tax Assessor/Tax Collector to File Appeals and/or Settlement Stipulations - Authorizes the Tax Assessor and/or Tax Collector to file tax appeals and/or settlement stipulations with the Bergen County Board of Taxation for the purpose of correcting assessment errors for the year 2019. This resolution also authorizes the Tax Assessor, in conjunction with the Village Attorney, to conduct settlement negotiations in matters pending before the Tax           Court of New Jersey in 2019. 
20-08 Title 59 Approval – 2020 Recreational Program Instruction – Approves the plans and specifications for Recreational Programs Instruction with the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Contract Year 2020, prepared by the Ridgewood         Parks and Recreation Department, pursuant to Title 59
20-09 Award Contracts – 2020 Recreational Program Instruction - Awards contracts to various vendors for 2020 recreation programs offered by the Village of Ridgewood’s Department of Parks and Recreation. These contracts are paid through user fees.
20-10   Title 59 Approval – Horticultural Supplies – Approves the plans and specifications for Horticulture Supplies for the Years 2019 and 2020, prepared by the Parks and Recreation Department, pursuant to Title 59
20-11 Award Contract – Horticultural Supplies (NTE $45,500) – Awards the second year of a two-year contract to SiteOne Landscape Supply, 100 Weyerhauser Road, Mahwah, NJ. This will be paid for through the Parks Division budget as well as through the Project Pride budget.
20-12 Title 59 Approval - Maintenance of Irrigation Systems/Water Fountains – Approves the plans and specifications for Maintenance of Irrigation Systems/Water Fountains for Contract Years 2019 and 2020, prepared by the Department of Parks and Recreation, pursuant to Title 59
20-13 Award Contract – Maintenance of Irrigation Systems/Water Fountains (NTE $20,000) – Awards the second year of a two-year contract to Sprinkler Guy, 40-15 Berdan Avenue, Fair Lawn, NJ
20-14 Award Contract Under Bergen County Contract – Rock Salt (NTE $54.41/ton) – Awards a contract under Bergen County contract to Chemical Equipment Labs, Inc., 3920 Providence Road, Suite A, Newtown Square, PA
20-15 Award Contract Under State Contract – Emergency Radio Equipment – Police, Fire, & Emergency Services (NTE $59,000) – Awards a contract under State Contract to Motorola, 123 Tice Boulevard, Suite 202, Woodcliff Lake, NJ
20-16 Award Contract - Recyclable Materials Disposal (NTE $100,000) – Awards a contract to Atlantic Coast Fibers, LLC, 101 7th Street, Passaic, NJ
20-17 Authorize Shared Services Agreement – Barbershop, Beauty Shop, and Nail Salon Inspections (Norwood) – Authorizes a Shared Services Agreement with the Borough of Norwood, whereby the Village of Ridgewood will provide the Borough of Norwood with these inspections for the year 2020
20-18 Authorize Shared Services Agreement – School Resource Officer (Ridgewood Board of Education – NTE $100,000) - Approves a Shared Services Agreement with the Ridgewood Board of Education, whereby the Village and the   Board of Education will each pay $100,000/year for funding a School Resource Officer
20-19 Authorize Shared Services Agreement - Bergen County Police Chiefs Association Mutual Aid Plan and Rapid Deployment Force - Authorizes the Ridgewood Police Department to participate in a County-wide Mutual Aid Plan and Rapid  Deployment Force to be used in times of emergency
20-20 Certify Compliance with Federal Civil Rights Requirements - Certifies that the Village of Ridgewood’s hiring practices comply with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s “Enforcement Guidance on the Consideration of  Arrest and Conviction Records in Employment Decisions Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964”, as amended, pertaining to the consideration of an individual’s criminal history. This is required under P.L. 2017, c. 183 which requires that this be certified prior to the Village submitting its approved annual budget to the NJ Division of Local Government Services.
20-21 Authorize Designation of Acting Municipal Court Administrator – Designates the Municipal Court Administrator of the Township of Rochelle Park as the Acting Municipal Court Administrator for the Village of  Ridgewood, and the Municipal Court Administrator of the Village of Ridgewood as the Acting Municipal Court Administrator for the Township of Rochelle Park, on a provisional basis to undertake the duties of the absent Municipal Court Administrator or during scheduled or unscheduled leaves. This is required under the Criminal Justice Reform legislation. 
20-22 Endorse Ridgewood Public Library Reimagine Project and Commit Municipal Funding – Endorses the Ridgewood Library’s application for NJ Library Construction Bond Act grant funding and provides for up to $2 million in future  municipal funding to support the proposed Reimagine Ridgewood Public Library project
20-23 Appoint Member to Library Board of Trustees – Appoints Rebecca Rubenstein to a term that will expire December 31, 2024
 
21. Comments from the Public (Not to Exceed 5 minutes per person)
 
22. Resolution to go into Closed Session
 
23. Closed Session
        a. Legal – Litigation Updates
        b. Contractual – Potential Lease of Village Property
        c. Personnel – Boards and Committees
 
24. Adjournment
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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

JANUARY 8, 2020

7:30 P.M.

 

1.         7:30 pm – Call to Order – Mayor

2.         Statement of Compliance with Open Public Meeting Act

            Mayor: “Adequate notice of this meeting has been provided by a posting on the bulletin           board in Village Hall, by mail to the Ridgewood News, The Record, and by submission      to all persons entitled to same as provided by law of a schedule including the date and          time of this meeting.”

3.         Roll Call – Village Clerk                                                                                                

4.         Flag Salute/Moment of Silence

Pursuant to Chapter 3-19 of the Code of the Village of Ridgewood, Manner of Addressing Council, and Chapter

3-20, Decorum, the Village Council meetings shall be conducted in the following manner:

 

Manner of Addressing Council

 

Persons other than Council members may be permitted to address the Council in the proper order of business. A person present may, upon recognition by the Chair, be heard either upon ordinances upon second reading or at the time of petitions and oral communications from the public and at such other times as the Council may, by majority vote of those present, specifically permit. No person shall address any remark or question to any specific Council member, nor shall any person be permitted to address the Chair while a motion is pending. A Council member may, through the Chair, respond to any communication or address received pursuant to this section.

 

Decorum

 

Any person who shall disturb the peace of the Council, make impertinent or slanderous remarks or conduct himself in a boisterous manner while addressing the Council shall be forthwith barred by the presiding officer from further audience before the Council, except that if the speaker shall submit to proper order under these rules, permission for him to continue may be granted by a majority vote of the Council.

           

5.         Public Comments (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes per Person - 40 Minutes in Total)

6.         Manager’s Report

7.         Council Reports

8.         Discussion

            a.         Parking

                        1.         Ord. #3773 - Amend Parking Ordinance #3751

                        2.         Ord. #3774 - Amend Walnut Street Lot Parking Ordinance

            b.         Budget

                        1.         Award Additional Professional Services Contract – Site Remediation –                                              Hudson Garage

                        2.         Ord. #3771 - Amend Salary Ord. #3752 – Non-Union Management

                        3.         Ord. #3772 - Amend Salary Ord. #3753 – Non Union Employees  

9.         Suspend Work Session and Convene Special Public Meeting

10.       Special Public Meeting – See Attached Agenda

11.       Motion to Adjourn Special Public Meeting and Reconvene Work Session

11.A    Presentation – Reimagine Ridgewood Public Library

12.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Reject Bid – Landscaping Services

            b.         Parking - None

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Award Contract – 2020 Program Instruction - Recreation Division

                        2.         Award Contract – Horticultural Supplies – Parks and Recreation

                        3.         Award Contract – Maintenance of Irrigation Systems/Water Fountains

                        4.         Award Contract – County Purchasing Program – Rock Salt

                        5.         Authorize Shared Services Agreement – Borough of Norwood –                                                    Barbershop, Beauty Shop and Nail Salon Inspections

                        6.         Award State Contract – Emergency Radio Equipment – Fire, Police &                                             Emergency Services

                        7.         Award Contract – 2020 Recyclable Materials Disposal

                        8.         Weekday Closures of Graydon Pool

                        9.         Award Contract – Acoustical Panels for Glen School Pickleball Courts

                        10.       Award Contract – Grant Writing Services

                        11.       Bond Ordinance – Paving, Additional Security Enhancements for Village                                                Buildings and Facilities

           

            d.         Policy

                        1.         Amend Rules and Regulations – Chapter 212 – Tennis Courts - Pickle Ball

                        2.         Declare January Radon Action Month

                        3.         Amend Bulk Refuse Ordinance

            e.         Operations

                        1.         Amend Zoning Ordinances – OB-1 and OB-2 – Rt.17

                        2.         Permit for Winter Door Enclosures for Businesses

                        3.         Village Code Pertaining to Signs

                        4.         Designate Acting Municipal Court Administrator

13.       Review of January 15, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

14.       Public Comments (Not to Exceed 5 Minutes per Person)

15.       Adjournment

                        A.        Legal – Village Hall Facilities and Village Properties for Political Use

 

           

           

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL
REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
 DECEMBER 11, 2019  :   8:00 P.M.
 

1.   Call to Order - Mayor

2.   Statement of Compliance with the Open Public       Meetings Act

3.   Roll Call - Village Clerk

4.   Flag Salute and Moment of Silence

5.   Acceptance of Financial Reports

6.   Approval of Minutes

7.   Proclamations

     NONE

8.   Swearing-In of Police Officer James Bigos

9.   Awards to Police Officers

     A.   Service at Motor Vehicle Accident – Sgt. Kyle           Finch, Patrol Officers Jack Knudsen, Brandon             Donnelly, Kyle Monton, Patrick Daly and Glen              Rock Police Sgt. Greg Carter 

     B.   MADD Awards – Most DWI Arrests in Ridgewood -           Police Officers: Keith Killion, Kyle Monton,             and Kyle Scarpa

Pursuant to Chapter 3-19 of the Code of the Village of Ridgewood, Manner of Addressing Council, and Chapter

3-20, Decorum, the Village Council meetings shall be conducted in the following manner:

 

Manner of Addressing Council

 

Persons other than Council members may be permitted to address the Council in the proper order of business. A person present may, upon recognition by the Chair, be heard either upon ordinances upon second reading or at the time of petitions and oral communications from the public and at such other times as the Council may, by majority vote of those present, specifically permit. No person shall address any remark or question to any specific Council member, nor shall any person be permitted to address the Chair while a motion is pending. A Council member may, through the Chair, respond to any communication or address received pursuant to this section.

Decorum

 

Any person who shall disturb the peace of the Council, make impertinent or slanderous remarks or conduct himself in a boisterous manner while addressing the Council shall be forthwith barred by the presiding officer from further audience before the Council, except that if the speaker shall submit to proper order under these rules, permission for him to continue may be granted by a majority vote of the Council.

10.  Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3              minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)

11.  Village Manager's Report

12.  Village Council Reports

13.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

14.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

15.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-394 THROUGH

19-409 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

19-394    Title 59 Approval – Laboratory Analysis                Services – Approves the specifications for            Annual Laboratory Analysis Services prepared             by the Ridgewood Water Department, pursuant               to Title 59

19-395    Award Contract – Laboratory Analysis Services           (NTE $386,336) – Awards the second year of a            two-year contract to the sole responsible              bidder, Aqua Pro-Tech Laboratory, 1275                 Bloomfield Avenue, Building 6, Fairfield, NJ

19-396    Title 59 Approval – Annual PFAS Laboratory              Analysis Services – Approves the                      specifications for Annual PFAS Laboratory               Analysis Services prepared by the Ridgewood               Water Department, pursuant to Title 59

19-397    Award Contract – Annual PFAS Laboratory                Analysis Services (NTE $91,000) – Awards the               second year of a two-year contract to the               lowest responsible bidder, SGS North America,       201 Route 17 North, Rutherford, NJ

19-398    Title 59 Approval – Cold Water Meters –                Approves the specifications for Cold Water            Meters prepared by the Ridgewood Water                    Department, pursuant to Title 59

19-399    Award Contract – Cold Water Meters (NTE                $199,279) – Awards the second year of a two-           year contract to the lowest responsible                    bidder, Rio Supply, Inc., 100 Allied Parkway,          Sicklerville, NJ

19-400    Title 59 Approval – Tree Maintenance Services           – Approves the specifications for Tree                   Maintenance Services for Ridgewood Water            prepared by the Ridgewood Water Department,              pursuant to Title 59

19-401    Award Contract – Tree Maintenance Services             (NTE $40,000) – Awards the second year of a            two-year contract to the lowest responsible            bidder, Downes Tree Service, 65 Royal Avenue,        Hawthorne, NJ

19-402    Title 59 Approval – Servicing and Repair of            Potable Water Pumping Facilities – Approves               the specifications for Servicing and                 Repair of Potable Water Pumping Facilities                prepared by the Ridgewood Water Department,             pursuant to Title 59

19-403    Award Contract – Servicing and Repair of               Potable Water Pumping Facilities (NTE                $400,0000) – Awards the second year of a two-              year contract to the sole responsible bidder,        William Stothoff Company, Inc., 110 River               Road, Flemington, NJ

19-404    Title 59 Approval – Furnishing and Delivering           Sodium Hypochlorite Solution – Approves the              specifications for Furnishing and Delivering               Sodium Hypochlorite Solution prepared by the               Ridgewood Water Department, pursuant to Title          59

19-405    Award Contract – Furnishing and Delivering             Sodium Hypochlorite Solution (NTE $111,735) –        Awards the first year of a two-year contract             to the lowest responsible bidder, Miracle               Chemical Company, 1151B Highway 33,                    Farmingdale, NJ

19-406    Title 59 Approval – Water Billing and Data              Collection Services – Approves the                     specifications for Water Billing and Data              Collection Services prepared by the Ridgewood       Water Department, pursuant to Title 59

19-407    Award Contract – Water Billing and Data                Collection Services (NTE $237,395) – Awards            the third year of a three-year agreement to            the sole responsible bidder, Computil, Inc.,               30 Controls Drive, Shelton, CT

19-408    Authorize Agreement – Emergency                        Interconnection – Borough of Waldwick –                Authorizes an Emergency Interconnection                    Agreement with the Borough of Waldwick, 63             Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, NJ, as required           by the NJ Department of Environmental                  Protection

19-409    Authorize Change Order – Improvements to               Linwood and Cedar Hill Wells (NTE $14,390.59)         – Authorizes a change order to the original               lowest responsible bidder, William Stothoff               Company, Inc., 110 River Road, Flemington,             NJ. This change order is necessary for the            installation of the well pump and                     appurtenances at the Cedar Hill Replacement               well, in order to place the new well into               production.

16.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3762 – Amend Chapter 190 - Establish Rules and                Regulations for Winter Door Enclosures for                 Existing Restaurants – Establishes rules and           regulations for winter door enclosures for                  existing restaurants during January and February   of each year

3763 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Parking Rates –              Establishes new parking rates in parking lots          and on the streets of the Central Business                District and at the Park and Ride parking lot

3764 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –              Parking in Cottage Place and Cottage Place Annex          Parking Lots – Establish Open Parking Spots for          Both Lots – Establishes long term parking at          both the Cottage Place and Cottage Place Annex          parking lots, which is open to shoppers, diners,     and Central Business District employees, on a        first come, first served basis each day

3765 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development –          Permit Instructional Schools in OB-1 and OB-2          Zones – Amends this ordinance to allow for               Instructional Schools in the OB-1 and OB-2 Zones       on Route 17

3766 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –              Establish Village Employee Parking Zone –                 Chestnut Street – Establishes a Village employee        parking zone on the west side of Chestnut              Street, along the southbound direction in front          of the Village-owned buildings, from 5:00 a.m.          to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

3767 – Bond Ordinance – Amend Title and Purpose of        Previous Bond Ordinance #3392 to Purchase of             Pickup Truck with Snowplow and Accessories for            Water Pollution Control Facility – Amends the             title and purpose of Ordinance #3392 from a             sludge truck to a pickup truck with snowplow and       accessories for use by the Water Pollution                 Control Facility

3768 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –             Parking Permit for Two-Wheeled Motorized               Vehicles in Park and Ride Lot and Garber Square           Train Station Lot – Amends this section of the         Village Code to provide spaces for permit               parking of two-wheeled vehicles in both the          train station lot and the Park and Ride lot.          Also establishes permit parking spaces for five        two-wheeled vehicles at each location.

3769 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Two-Wheeled Motorized   Vehicles – Establishes the fees for two-wheeled            vehicles parking at the Train Station or Park           and Ride at $375 annually.

3770 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –              Establish Multi-Space Parking Meter Kiosk Sites           – Establishes separate parking meter kiosk sites       for streets and parking lots  

17.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3755 – Police Department Salary Ordinance

3757 – Amend Chapter 265, Vehicles and Traffic –               Parking Restrictions in Hawes School Area

3758 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Definition of        Kennel

3759 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Cat Licensing

3760 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Cat Licenses

3761 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development –          Winter Door Enclosures for Restaurants

18.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-410 THROUGH

19-439 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

19-410    Approve 2020 Village Cash Management Plan -            Annual resolution which approves the Cash           Management Plan and Policy.  This Cash                Management Plan is to be used as a guide for           Village officials when depositing and                  investing the Village’s funds. 

19-411    Designate Official Newspapers for 2020 -              Annual resolution which designates The Record         and the Ridgewood News, and the Gannett Co.,            Inc. (the parent company of both newspapers)           as the official newspapers of the Village of        Ridgewood

19-412    2020 Annual Meetings Statement - Annual                resolution which sets the schedule for the             Village Council Meetings for 2020

19-413    Award Contract – Preparation of 2020 Village           Council Meeting Minutes (NTE $9/page;               $20,000 total) - Awards a contract for             preparation of the 2020 Village Council           Meeting minutes to Caitlin Powers, 413 Van        Emburgh Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ as the sole          quote

19-414    Award Contract – HVAC Replacement – 33            Douglas Place (NTE $26,275) – Awards a               contract to the lowest responsible quote to          DeSesa Engineering Company, Inc., 83 Dorsa           Avenue, Livingston, NJ

19-415    Title 59 Approval – School Crossing Guard              Services - Approves the plans and                     specifications for Furnishing and Delivering           of Crossing Guard Services for Village School           Posts for the Ridgewood Police Department,             June 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019,                  inclusive, renewed for an Additional Year,              June 1, 2019 through July 31, 2020, inclusive      prepared by the Engineering Division, in                conjunction with the Ridgewood Police                  Department, pursuant to Title 59

19-416    Award Contract – School Crossing Guard            Services (387,369.45) – Awards the second        year of a two-year contract to All City       Management Services, Inc., 10440 Pioneer          Boulevard, Suite 5, Santa Fe Springs, CA

19-417    Title 59 Approval – 2020 Concession -                  Refreshment Service – Graydon Pool –              Approves the plans and specifications for        Concession Refreshment Services – 2019,           2020, The Water’s Edge Café, Graydon Pool,        prepared by the Department of Parks and        Recreation, pursuant to Title 59  

19-418    Award Contract – 2020 Concession Refreshment           Service – Graydon Pool – Awards the second           year option to Michael Sims, Mellsworth          Foods, Inc., 102 East Main Street, Ramsey,        NJ. The guaranteed rental revenue will be        $9,500 for the summer season

19-419    Title 59 Approval – School Bus                   Transportation Services – Day Camp –              Approves the plans and specifications for        Furnishing and Delivering of School Bus           Transportation Services for the Ridgewood         Department of Parks and Recreation, June 1,           2019 through May 31, 2020 prepared by the          Department of Parks and Recreation, pursuant           to Title 59

19-420    Award Contract – School Bus Transportation        Services – Day Camp (NTE $23,500) – Awards         the second year of a two-year contract to         the lowest responsible bidder, Trans-Ed,          Inc., 2 Industrial Parkway, Paterson, NJ

19-421    Title 59 Approval – Landfill Disposal of          Solid Waste – Approves the plans and             specifications for Landfill Disposal of        Solid Waste, prepared by the Sanitation           Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-422    Award Contract – Landfill Disposal of Solid       Waste (NTE $80.49/ton) – Awards a contract         for 2020 and 2021 to the lowest responsible         bidder, IWS Transfer Systems of NJ, Inc.,         300 Frank W. Burr Boulevard, Suite #39,          Teaneck, NJ

19-423    Award Contract Under State Contract – On-line           Auction of Surplus Property – Awards a                    Contract Under State Contract to Municibid,             1635 Market Street, Suite 1600, Philadelphia,       PA
19-424    Award Contract Under Sourcewell Cooperative            Purchasing Contract – Western Snowplow for             Ford F250 – Engineering Division (NTE                   $7,153.56) – Awards a Contract Under                    Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract to         FDR Hitches, 1173 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, NJ

19-425    Award Professional Services Contract – Risk             Management Consultants (NTE $60,000) - Awards           a Professional Services contract under a

          no-bid contract to Brown and Brown Metro,              LLC, 56 Livingston Avenue, Roseland, NJ. The              hiring of a Risk Management Consultant is           required under the Joint Insurance Fund’s              bylaws, and the required Pay to Play forms              have been filed with the Village Clerk’s               Office.       

19-426    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Employee Assistance Program (NTE $5,000) -            Awards a non-exclusive Professional Services              Contract to West Bergen Mental Healthcare,              120 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood, NJ for an               Employee Assistance Program

19-427    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Software for Finance Department (NTE                  $23,408.75) - Awards a no-bid Professional             Services Contract to Edmunds & Associates,              301 Tilton Road, Northfield, NJ. The required           Pay to Play forms have been filed with the               Village Clerk’s Office.

19-428    Authorize Additional Funding for Professional           Services Contract – Site Remediation – Hudson          Street Lot (NTE $125,000) – Authorizes                    additional funding be awarded to the original       contractor, First Environment, 91 Fulton                Street, Boonton, NJ. This additional funding            is necessary due to the fact that additional              work is necessary in order to address                  encountered contamination of soil on the                Hudson Street lot, as well as in assisting in           the disposal of excavated materials from the                site in a manner satisfactory to the NJ                  Department of Environmental Protection.

19-429    Authorize Change Order – Roofing of Graydon            Pool Buildings (NTE $3,300) – Authorizes a             change order to the original lowest quote              from Tri-State Roofing & Siding, LLC, 1022           Flora Street, Elizabeth, NJ. This change                order is necessary due to the fact that the            rafters and plywood on one of the buildings              are rotted and they have to be replaced prior        to the roofing on this building being done.  

19-430    Declare Property Surplus – 2003 Packer Truck            – Solid Waste Department – Declares this             property surplus and authorizes the Village             Manager to dispose of said property

19-431    Approve 2019 Budget Transfers - Annual                 resolution which transfers money in the 2019            budget from departments which have excess           funds to those departments which do not have              adequate funds

19-432    Approve 2020 Temporary Budgets - Approves              the 2020 Temporary Budgets for the General            budget, the Water Utility budget, and the               Parking Utility budget, which will fund                Village operations prior to the adoption of            the 2020 Budget

19-433    Accept Donation – Ridgewood Baseball Softball           Association (RBSA) – Fall Maintenance Program           for Various Village Athletic Fields – Accepts       a donation from the RBSA, valued at $16,000,              who will hire Tri-County Property                      Maintenance, 22 Aspen Way, Oakland, NJ to              perform an extensive fall maintenance program         on the following fields: lower Citizens Park,          Habernickel Park, Veterans Field – southeast,          southwest, north, the baseball diamond, and             lower Hawes. The RBSA does not have any                applications before any Village Boards or            Committees.

19-434    Request Legislature to Establish Study                 Commission to Review the Open Public Records            Act (OPRA) – Requests the State Legislature               to establish a Study Commission to review and      examine the effects of OPRA on local                   government and use the findings to perform a            comprehensive reform of OPRA

19-435    Request Bergen and Passaic Counties to                 Establish a Wildlife Management and Action             Plan – Requests Bergen and Passaic Counties              to establish a Wildlife Management and Action         Plan which will provide for the conservation                of wildlife and control of wildlife species             populations, including coyotes and deer, on            all county properties

19-436    Authorize Execution of Grant Agreement – NJ            Urban and Community Forestry Stewardship           Grant – Tree Inventory – Authorizes the                Village Manager and other necessary Village               Officials to execute a Grant Agreement for a            tree inventory

19-437    Authorize Execution of Grant Agreement – It            Pays to Plug In: NJ’s Electric Vehicle                    Workplace Charging Grant – Authorizes the              Village Manager and other necessary Village               Officials to execute a Grant Agreement for an           electric vehicle charging station

19-438    Appoint Joint Insurance Fund Commissioner -            Appoints Heather Mailander, Village                   Manager/Village Clerk, as the JIF                     Fund Commissioner for 2020

19-439    Appoint Public Agency Compliance Officer               (P.A.C.O.) - Designates Heather Mailander,             Village Manager/Village Clerk, as the                    P.A.C.O. for the Village of Ridgewood for the       calendar year 2020

19-440    RIDGEWOOD WATER - Authorize Change Order –             Design and Construction Administration of               Granular Activated Carbon Treatment System at         Carr Treatment Facility (NTE $50,340.50) –            Authorizes this change order which is                  necessary due to additional work including             extension of deadlines for the work being              done; owner request to redesign pump house              roof to overhang instrument panels; and              credit for error in hourly rate charges.

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 19-441, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

19-441    Endorse Ridgewood Public Library Reimagine             Project and Commit Municipal Funding

19.  Comments from the Public (Not to Exceed 5 minutes per person)

20.  Resolution to go into Closed Session

21.  Closed Session

     A.   Personnel – Annual Review of Village Manager

     B.   Legal – Potential Litigation

22.  Adjournment

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL
REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
DECEMBER 11, 2019
8:00 P.M
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1.   Call to Order - Mayor

2.   Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act

3.   Roll Call - Village Clerk

4.   Flag Salute and Moment of Silence

5.   Acceptance of Financial Reports

6.   Approval of Minutes

7.   Proclamations

     NONE

8.   Swearing-In of Police Officer James Bigos

9.   Awards to Police Officers

     A.   Service at Motor Vehicle Accident – Sgt. Kyle Finch, Patrol Officers Jack Knudsen, Brandon Donnelly, Kyle Monton, Patrick Daly and Glen Rock Police Sgt. Greg Carter 

     B.   MADD Awards – Most DWI Arrests in Ridgewood - Police Officers: Keith Killion, Kyle Monton, and Kyle Scarpa

10.  Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)

11.  Village Manager's Report

12.  Village Council Reports

13.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

14.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

15.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-394 THROUGH

19-409 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

19-394    Title 59 Approval – Laboratory Analysis Services

19-395    Award Contract – Laboratory Analysis Services

19-396    Title 59 Approval – Annual PFAS Laboratory Analysis Services

19-397    Award Contract – Annual PFAS Laboratory Analysis Services

19-398    Title 59 Approval – Cold Water Meters

19-399    Award Contract – Cold Water Meters

19-400    Title 59 Approval – Tree Maintenance Services

19-401    Award Contract – Tree Maintenance Services

19-402    Title 59 Approval – Servicing and Repair of Potable Water Pumping

19-403    Award Contract – Servicing and Repair of Potable Water Pumping Facilities

19-404    Title 59 Approval – Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Hypochlorite Solution

19-405    Award Contract – Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Hypochlorite Solution

19-406    Title 59 Approval – Water Billing and Data Collection Services

19-407    Award Contract – Water Billing and Data Collection Services

19-408    Authorize Agreement – Emergency Interconnection – Borough of Waldwick

19-409    Authorize Change Order – Improvements to Linwood and Cedar Hill Wells

16.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3762 – Amend Chapter 190 - Establish Rules and Regulations for Winter Door Enclosures for Existing Restaurants

3763 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Parking Meter Rates

3764 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Parking in Cottage Place and Cottage Place Annex Parking Lots – Establish Open Parking Spots for          Both Lots

3765 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Permit Instructional Schools in OB-1 and OB-2 Zones

3766 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Establish Village Employee Parking Zone –  Chestnut Street

3767 – Bond Ordinance – Amend Title and Purpose of Previous Bond Ordinance - Purchase of Pickup Truck and Appurtenances for Water Pollution            Control Facility

3768 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Parking Permit for Two-Wheeled Motorized Vehicles in Park and Ride Lot and Garber Square Train Station Lot

3769 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Two-Wheeled Motorized   Vehicles

17.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3755 – Police Department Salary Ordinance

3757 – Amend Chapter 265, Vehicles and Traffic – Parking Restrictions in Hawes School Area

3758 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Definition of Kennel

3759 – Amend Chapter 105 – Animals – Cat Licensing

3760 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Cat Licenses

3761 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Winter Door Enclosures for Restaurants

18.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-410 THROUGH

19-439 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL.  THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

19-410    Approve 2020 Village Cash Management Plan

19-411    Designate Official Newspapers for 2020

19-412    2020 Annual Meetings Statement

19-413    Award Contract – Preparation of 2020 Village Council Meeting Minutes

19-414    Award Contract – HVAC Replacement – 33 Douglas Place

19-415    Title 59 Approval – School Crossing Guard Services

19-416    Award Contract – School Crossing Guard Services

19-417    Title 59 Approval – 2020 Concession Refreshment Service – Graydon Pool

19-418    Award Contract – 2020 Concession Refreshment Service – Graydon Pool

19-419    Title 59 Approval – School Bus Transportation Services – Day Camp

19-420    Award Contract – School Bus Transportation Services – Day Camp

19-421    Title 59 Approval – Landfill Disposal of Solid Waste

19-422    Award Contract – Landfill Disposal of Solid Waste

19-423    Award Contract Under State Contract – On-line Auction of Surplus Property

19-424    Award Contract Under Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract – Western Snowplow for Ford F250 – Engineering Division

19-425    Award Professional Services Contract – Risk Management Consultants 

19-426    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Employee Assistance Program

19-427    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Software for Finance Department

19-428    Authorize Additional Funding for Professional           Services Contract – Site     Remediation – Hudson          Street Lot

19-429    Authorize Change Order – Roofing of Graydon            Pool      Buildings     

19-430    Declare Property Surplus – 2003 Packer Truck            – Solid Waste Department

19-431    Approve 2019 Budget Transfers

19-432    Approve 2020 Temporary Budgets

19-433    Accept Donation – Ridgewood Baseball Softball           Association – Fall Maintenance Program to              Various Village Athletic Fields

19-434    Request Legislature to Establish Study                 Commission to Review the Open Public Records            Act (OPRA)

19-435    Request Bergen and Passaic Counties to                 Establish a Wildlife Management and Action             Plan

19-436    Authorize Execution of Grant Agreement – NJ            Urban and Community Forestry Stewardship           Grant – Tree Inventory

19-437    Authorize Execution of Grant Agreement – It            Pays to Plug In: NJ’s Electric Vehicle                    Workplace Charging Grant

19-438    Appoint Joint Insurance Fund Commissioner

19-439    Appoint Public Agency Compliance Officer               (P.A.C.O.)

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 19-440, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

19-440    Endorse Ridgewood Public Library Reimagine             Project and Commit Municipal Funding

19.  Comments from the Public (Not to Exceed 5 minutes per person)

20.  Resolution to go into Closed Session

21.  Closed Session

     Personnel – Annual Review of Village Manager

22.  Adjournment

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