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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL
PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA
APRIL 1, 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.         Budget

                        1.         Discussion of Quarterly Property Tax Payments and Quarterly Water                                             Payments

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  

12.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Award Professional Services Contract – Hydrogeologic Consulting                                                Services

                        2.         Award Contract – Software Support - SCADA System

                        3.         Award Contract under State Contract – Maintenance of Chlorine, pH and                                       Phosphate Analyzers, Replacement of Supplies and REpair            

                        4.         Authorize Change Order – Infrared Asphalt Surface Repair, Asphalt                                               Trenching Repair,  Curb and Sidewalk Repair in Various Locations

                        5.         Authorize Execution of Water System Interconnection Agreement –                                               Borough of Allendale

                        6.         Declare Surplus – Two Ford Transits

            b.         Parking

                        None

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Award Professional Services Contract – SCADA System Software                                                 Support and Annual Maintenance Agreement – Water Pollution Control                                         Facility

                        2.         Award Professional Services Contract – Closeout of Contaminated Soil                                          Removal at Hudson Street Lot

                        3.         Award Professional Services Contract – Closeout of Environmental                                                Investigation of Community Garden 

                        4.         Award Contract – Leasing of Five Vehicles and Maintenance of One                                              Chevy Tahoe – Police Department

                        5.         Award Contract – Animal Control Services and Waterfowl Management

                        6.         Hudson Street Garage Project - Trees, Tree Grates, Frames, and Structural                                                 Fill

                        7.         Remove from Agenda

                        8.         Award Contract Under State Contract – Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

                        9.         Award Professional Services Contract – Licensed Operator for Water                                             Pollution Control Facility

            d.         Policy

                        None

            e.         Operations

                        1.         Approval of Major Soil Moving Permit – Orchard School

                        2.         Endorse Community Development Block Grant – West Bergen Mental                                          Healthcare

13.       Review of April 15, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

15.       Adjournment

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VILLAGE COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
APRIL 1, 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

a.  INTRODUCTION - #3795 – Bond Ordinance – Water Utility Capital                   ($6,780,800) - Appropriates this money for                       various capital improvements/purchases, and                      capital projects for the Ridgewood Water                         Utility

b.  INTRODUCTION - #3796 – Bond Ordinance – Permanent Lighting                              for Maple Park Field ($447,000 total;                            $153,500 VOR share) - Appropriates                               this money for permanent lighting at                             the Maple Park turf field

c.   PUBLIC HEARING - #3785 – Bond Ordinance - Water Utility                               Capital ($6,780,800)     

d.   PUBLIC HEARING - #3789 – Bond Ordinance – Lighting for Maple                          Park Field ($447,000)

e.  PUBLIC HEARING - #3790 – Bond Ordinance - General Capital                                 ($4,303,000)

f.  PUBLIC HEARING - #3791 – Bond Ordinance – Improvements to                                 Zabriskie-Schedler House ($865,500)  

g.  PUBLIC HEARING - #3792 – Bond Ordinance – Improvements to                                 Schedler Park ($1,000,000)  

5.   RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-92 THROUGH 20-97, WILL BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL. THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE THE RESOLUTIONS TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. THE RESOLUTIONS WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

20-92     Award Professional Services Contract – Administrative             Agent for Affordable Housing – Appoints an                       Administrative Agent to oversee the affordable housing            process in the Village of Ridgewood

20-93     Authorize Settlement Agreement – Zuck v. Ridgewood     ($6,500) – Authorizes this payment for settlement of a            lawsuit filed for a trip and fall accident

20-94     Authorize Modification to Interest Charged on Overdue             Quarterly Water Billing Payments – Authorizes no                  interest to be charged on overdue bills from May 1,               2020 through August 1, 2020

20-95     Award Professional Services Contract – Emergency                  Operations Assistance and Professional Services for the           Water Pollution Control Facility – Awards a                      Professional Services Contract to DeBlock Environmental           Services, 16 Hugo Avenue, Woodland Park, NJ

20-96     Confirm Endorsement of Community Development Block                Grant – West Bergen Mental Healthcare – Paving of                 Parking Lot at 120 Chestnut Street - Confirms                    endorsement of a $46,300 CDB grant. This resolution               does not obligate the financial resources of the                  Village but will expedite the expenditure of Community            Development funds.

20-97     Authorize Modification to Interest Charged on Overdue             Quarterly Property Tax Payments – Authorizes no                   interest to be charged on overdue property tax payments           from May 1, 2020 through August 1, 2020

6.   Adjournment

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
MARCH 11, 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. Proclaim March Red Cross Month
B. Proclaim March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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.

8. Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)
9. Village Manager's Report

10. Village Council Reports

11. 2020 BUDGET INTRODUCTION

A.Budget Message

B.Introduction - Ordinance 3784 – Establish a CAP Bank

C.RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-61 THROUGH 20-62 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:

20-61 Approve Temporary Water Utility Capital Budget - Approves a temporary Water Utility Capital Budget, prior to the adoption of the permanent Water Utility Capital Budget
20-62 Approve Temporary General Capital Budget - Approves a temporary General Capital Budget, prior to the adoption of the permanent General Capital Budget

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 20-63, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

20-63 Approve 2020 Municipal Budget and Set April 15, 2020 as the Date for the Public Hearing Thereon

12. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

3785 – Bond Ordinance - Water Utility Capital ($6,780,800) - Appropriates this money for various capital improvements/purchases, and capital projects for the Ridgewood Water Utility
3786 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Ridgewood Water Volume Rates – Increases the fees for all meters, regardless of size, for water consumed during one calendar quarter, per 1,000 gallons from $4.82 per 1,000 gallons to $5.21 per 1,000 gallons
3787 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Ridgewood Water Utility Fees – Changes various fees for the water utility, to better reflect the practices of the water utility
3788 – Amend Chapter 269 – Water – Water Service Connections – States that various water service connections and inspections are set forth in Chapter 145, of the Code of the Village of Ridgewood, Fees

13. ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

NONE

14. RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-64 THROUGH 20-69 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:

20-64 Award Contract – Trolley Gate Repair at Wortendyke Facility (NTE $20,012) – Awards a contract to the lowest responsible quote from A.A.A., Inc./Anzalone Fence Co., 295 Huyler Street, South Hackensack, NJ
20-65 Award Contract – Public Communications Consultant – Notification Notices for Ridgewood Water Utility (NTE $4,000) – Awards a contract to Henry & Germann (H&G) Public Affairs, LLC, Edgewood Grange Hall, 1669 Edgewood Road, Suite 207, Yardley, PA
20-66 Title 59 Approval – Landscaping Services – Approves the plans and specifications for prepared by Ridgewood Water, pursuant to Title 59
20-67 Award Contract – Landscaping Services (NTE $100,000) – Awards the first year of a two-year contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Clarke Moynihan Landscaping & Construction, LLC, 229 Main Street, Andover,NJ
20-68 Establish Interest Rates for Delinquent Payments to the Water Utility for 2020 and Set Grace Period for Payment of Water Utility Bills - Sets an interest rate of 8% per annum on the first $1,500 and 18% per annum on a balance over $1,500 for the non-payment of water utility bills in excess of $50. Also sets a 30-day grace period for the payment of all water bills. In addition, a 6% per annum penalty may be charged on any fiscal year delinquency in excess of $10,000 in paying a water bill, as is imposed on taxpayers for the non-payment of taxes
20-69 Accept Ridgewood Water Annual Maintenance Fee - Accepts an operating and administrative maintenance fee from Ridgewood Water based on the amount of total tax indicated by the assessed value of the land owned by Ridgewood Water

15. ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3789 – Bond Ordinance – Lighting for Maple Park Field ($447,000) - Appropriates this money for permanent lighting at the Maple Park turf field
3790 – Bond Ordinance - General Capital ($4,303,000) - Appropriates this money for various capital improvements/purchases, for the General Fund
3791 – Bond Ordinance – Improvements to Zabriskie-Schedler House ($865,500) – Appropriates this money for interior improvements and systems for the Zabriskie-Schedler House
3792 – Bond Ordinance – Improvements to Schedler Park ($1,000,000) – Approves this money for various improvements to Schedler Park field
3793 – Amend Vehicles and Traffic – 15-minute Parking Spaces – Various Locations - Clarifies 15-minute parking spaces on West Ridgewood Avenue, Library Place and Van Neste Square
3794 – Amend Single Use Plastic Bag Ordinance - Establishes that plastic bags must have a statement printed on them indicating that they can be used at least 125 times or there must be a written document from the distributor or manufacturer evidencing that they have this lifetime. Also designates who may enforce the ordinance, establishes fines upon conviction,and that the fines shall be levied against the proprietor and not the end user.

16. ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3781 – Bond Ordinance – Paving of South Broad Street ($216,000)
3782 – Bond Ordinance – Paving of Spring Avenue ($180,000)
3783 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Winter Door Enclosures – Timeframe Allowed

17. ORDINANCES – CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARING

3778 – Amend Chapter 190 – Land Use and Development – Requirements for Lettering on Signs

 18. RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-70 THROUGH 20-88 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:

20-70 Endorse Submission of Recycling Tonnage Grant - Annual resolution which endorses the submission of the Municipal Recycling Tonnage Grant Application to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and designates Sean Hamlin, Recycling Coordinator, to ensure that the application is properly filed and Johanna Luttrell, Certified Recycling Coordinator, to submit the report
20-71 Appoint Tax Assessor – Appoints Anthony Rinaldi, Jr. as Tax Assessor of the Village of Ridgewood from 1/1/2020 – 6/30/2024. This resolution also rescinds and replaces Resolution 20-03, adopted on 1/15/2020, which referenced an incorrect term of office.
20-72 Title 59 Approval – Road Resurfacing and Repairs – Approves the plans and specifications for 2020 Road Resurfacing and Repairs of Various Village Streets in the Village of Ridgewood, prepared by the Ridgewood Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59
20-73 Award Contract – Road Resurfacing and Repairs (NTE $2,000,000) – Awards a partial contract to the lowest responsible bidder, American Asphalt and Milling Services, LLC, 96 Midland Avenue, Kearny, NJ
20-74 Title 59 Approval – Kings Pond Restoration –Approves the plans and specifications for King’s Pond Park Development Phase II in the Village of Ridgewood, prepared by the Ridgewood Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59
20-75 Award Contract – Kings Pond Restoration (NTE $130,784) – Awards a partial contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Wetlands, Inc., 569 North Midland Avenue, Saddle Brook, NJ
20-76 Award Contract Under State Contract – Purchase of Tires (NTE $59,000) – Awards a Contract Under State Contract to Kirk’s Tire and Auto, 222 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ and Hudson Tire Exchange, 212 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ
20-77 Award Contract Under State Contract – Purchase of Diesel Fuel and Gasoline (NTE $370,000) – Awards a contract under State Contract to Allied Oil Company, d/b/a Griffith-Allied Trucking, LLC,25 Old Camplain Road, Hillsborough, NJ
20-78 Award Contract Under State Contract – Purchase of Manholes, Catch Basin Frames and Grates (NTE $38,690.20) – Awards a contract under State Contract to Campbell Foundry Company, 800 Bergen Street, Harrison, NJ
20-79 Award Contract Under State Contract – Parts and Vehicle Maintenance Service (NTE $357,000) – Awards a contract under State Contract to various companies for various parts and vehicle maintenance services
20-80 Establish Interest Rate for Non-Payment of Taxes and Assessments for 2020 and Set Grace Period - Authorizes the Tax Collector to charge 8% per annum on the first $1,500 of the delinquency and 18% per annum on any amount in excess of $1,500 becoming delinquent after the due date. Also allows for a ten-day grace period for quarterly tax payments. In addition, the Tax Collector is authorized to charge a 6% per annum penalty on any fiscal year delinquency in excess of $10,000.
20-81 Establish Interest Rates for Non-Payment of Other Municipal Liens for 2020 and Set Due Date - Sets an interest rate of 8% per annum on the first $1,500 and 18% per annum on a balance over $1,500 for the non-payment of other municipal liens. Also sets the due date at 25 days from the date of Village Council certification of costs. In addition, a 6% per annum penalty may be charged on any fiscal year delinquency in excess of $10,000 in paying other municipal liens, as is imposed on taxpayers for the non-payment of taxes.
20-82 Establish Interest Rates for Delinquent Payments for Significant Sewer Discharger Bills for 2020 - Sets an interest rate of 8% per annum on the first $1,500 and 18% per annum on a balance over $1,500 for the non-payment of significant sewer discharge bills. Also sets a 30-day grace period for all bills. In addition, a 6% per annum penalty may be charged on any fiscal year delinquency in excess of $10,000 in paying a significant sewer discharger bill, as is imposed on taxpayers for the non-payment of taxes.
20-83 Authorize Execution of Extension of Lease Agreement - 43-45 Hudson Street - Authorizes the Mayor and Village Clerk to execute the extension of the Lease Agreement for the rental of 43-45 Hudson Street, Ridgewood, NJ
20-84 Authorize Tax Appeal Refund – 265 Ackerman Avenue (NTE $22,555.64) – Directs the Tax Collector to process the refund of tax overpayments for 265 Ackerman Avenue, pursuant to the Tax Court of New Jersey’s decision which reduced the assessed value on this property
20-85 Accept and Authorize Execution of Bergen County Open Space Grant Agreement – Permanent Lighting at Maple Park Turf Field – Accepts a Bergen County Open Space Grant in the amount of $145,000 and authorizes the Village Manager to sign the Grant Agreement and the Chief Financial Officer to sign all County vouchers submitted in connection with this project
20-86 Accept Donation from Sports Groups – Permanent Lighting at Maple Park Field – Accepts the donation from several Ridgewood sports groups totaling $140,000. None of these sports groups has any applications before any Village Board or Committee.
20-87 Declare Property Surplus – Graydon Pool Concession Stand Equipment – Declares this property surplus, and authorizes the Village Manager to dispose of said property
20-88 Approve Person to Person and Place to Place Liquor License Transfer – Elks Club to Jonathan Steingraber t/a Signature Cocktails, LLC – Approves a person to person and place to place plenary retail consumption liquor license transfer from Ridgewood Lodge No. 1455 BPOE with no licensed premise to Jonathan M. Steingraber, t/a Signature Cocktails, LLC, 2-4 Garber Square

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 20-89, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

20-89 Award Professional Services Contract – Zabriskie-Schedler House Phase II Revised – Grant Writing (NTE $4,750)

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

20. Resolution to go into Closed Session

21. Closed Session

Personnel – Boards and Committees; Appointment of Administrative Agent for Affordable Housing

22. Adjournment

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

MARCH 4, 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.         Presentation

            a.         NV5 – Master Plan

            b.         COAH Presentation – Beth McManus

            c.         Reimagine Ridgewood Public Library

9.         Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Ordinance for Revised Water Rates

                        2.         Ordinance for Revised Water Fees

                        3.         Award Contract – Public Communications

                        4.         Award Contract – Landscaping Services

 

            b.         Parking

                        1.         Update on Amending Time for General Parking in Lots

                        2.         Update on West Ridgewood Avenue – 15-Minute Parking Spaces

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Removed from Agenda

                        1A.      Budget Wrap-Up

                        2.         Removed from Agenda

                        3.         Award Professional Services Contract – Zabriski-Schedler House-Phase II

                        4.         Award Contract – Paving

                        5.         Award Contract – Kings Pond Restoration

                        6.         Award Contract – Affordable Housing Administrative Agent

                        7.         Award Contract – Tire Purchasing - Fleet Services

                        8.         Award Contract Under State Contract – Parts and Vehicle Maintenance                                       Services – Fleet Services

                        9.         Declare Surplus – Graydon Pool Equipment

 

            d.         Policy

                        1.         Dog Waste Bags in Parks

            e.         Operations

                        1.         Liquor License Transfer – Elks Club

                        2.         Authorize and Accept Execution of Bergen County Grant – Permanent                                           Lighting at Maple Park

10.       Review of March 11, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

12.       Closed Session

            Legal – Tax Appeal

12.       Adjournment

 

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA
FEBRUARY 26, 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. Presentation
        a. NJ Future
9. Discussion
       a. Ridgewood Water
                 1. Award Contract – Trolley Gate Repair at Wortendyke Facility
                 2. Water Utility Interest Rates for Delinquent Accounts
                 3. Water Administrative Maintenance Fees

      b. Parking
               1. West Ridgewood Avenue – 15-Minute Parking Spaces
               2. Amend Time for General Parking in Lots
     c. Budget
               1. Award Contract Under State Contract – Purchase of Fuel – Fleet Services Division
               2. Award Contract Under State Contract – Purchase of Manholes and Catch Basin Frames and Grates – Street Services Division
               3. Permanent Lighting – Maple Park Field
               4. Interest Rate for Delinquent Taxes
               5. Interest Rate for Non-Payment of Other Municipal Liens
               6. Interest Rate for Delinquent Significant Sewer Discharger Fees
               7. Extend Sublease Agreement of 43-45 Hudson Street – Epic Management

     d. Policy
              1. Amend Single-Use Plastic Bag Ordinance
              2. Update on Glenwood Road
     e. Operations – None

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

11. Closed Session
  Personnel – Police Department

12. Adjournment

 

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