20190213 Village Council Public Meeting

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL
REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
FEBRUARY 13, 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

     A.   Dad’s Night Days – Hawes School and Somerville School

     B.   Read Across America Day

     C.   Super Science Saturday

8.   Police Department Awards

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

10.  Village Manager's Report

11.  Village Council Reports

12.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

13.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

14.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-41 THROUGH 19-48 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:

19-41      Title 59 Approval – Pipe, Appurtenances and             Service Materials – Approves the plans and           specifications for Pipes, Appurtenances and             Service Materials prepared by Ridgewood               Water, pursuant to Title 59

19-42      Award Contract – Pipe, Appurtenances and               Service Materials (NTE $225,000) - Awards the         second year of a two-year contract to the               following lowest responsible bidders in               various categories of materials:  Water Works           Supply Co., Inc., 660 State Highway 23,                Pompton Plains, NJ; Brent Material Company,               325 Columbia Turnpike, Suite 308, Florham            Park, NJ; and Core & Main, LP, 61 Gross               Avenue, Edison, NJ; Raritan Group, 301 Meadow           Road, Edison, NJ; and Capital Supply, Inc.,            149 Old Turnpike Road, Wayne, NJ

19-43      Award Contract under National Joint Powers              Alliance Program – Purchase of Backhoe Loader         (NTE $95,552) – Awards a contract under                National Joint Powers Alliance Program to               Foley, Inc., 855 Centennial Avenue,                    Piscataway, NJ. This price includes a $45,100           credit for the trade-in of two surplus                 backhoe loaders and credit for a three-month              trial period rental of the backhoe loader,              prior to its purchase.

19-44      Award Contract under National Joint Powers              Alliance Program – Purchase of Materials and                Supplies, and Equipment ($85,000) - Awards a               contract under National Joint Powers Alliance       Program to Grainger, Government Call Center,            1001 Hadley Road, South Plainfield, NJ

19-45      Award Sole Source Provider Contract –                  Software Support of SCADA System (NTE                 $18,922.97) – Awards a contract to a sole            source provider, Emerson Process Management               Power & Water Solutions, Inc., 200 Beta                Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

19-46      Authorize Change Order – Distribution                  Improvements and Lakeview Extension Study              (NTE $7,486) – Authorizes Change Order #3 to           the original low bidder, Suburban Consulting               Engineers, 96 U.S. Highway 206, Suite 101,              Flanders, NJ. This change order is necessary            due to additional work beyond the original               contract scope, and will be deducted from the          contractor’s payment, due to construction               delays caused by the contractor.

19-47      Declare Property Surplus – Two Backhoes –              Declares a 1998 John Deere 410E Backhoe and a         2005 John Deere 410E Backhoe surplus property         and authorizes the Village Manager to dispose           of said property

19-48      Authorize Cancellation of Taxes for 451                Goffle Road – Authorizes the cancellation of             property taxes billed for 451 Goffle Road           (Block 2703, Lot 8), for the year 2019, due               to the fact that the Ridgewood Water                   Department took title to the property on               December 3, 2018

15.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3704 – Amend Chapter 156 - Outdoor Café Ordinance –            Amends the outdoor café ordinance to allow for             less setback from the lip of the curb when there     is no public parking and/or a loading zone next             to the outdoor café.  It also allows a moveable        barrier to be four feet in height, which in the           case of a planter would also include the height        of the plants.

3705 - Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Significant Sewer            Discharger Fees – Establishes the 2019               significant sewer discharger fees for                   commercial/industrial/institutional premises to             remain at $4.27 per thousand gallons flow in            excess of one EDU as measured by water meter           consumption during the winter months. Also             establishes the 2019 significant sewer                  discharger fees for tax exempt and tax credited        users to remain at $4.27 per thousand gallons             flow into the Village collection system as               measured by water meter consumption during the          winter months.

3706 – Amend Chapter 133 – Refuse Containers – Amends          Chapter 133 to change the name from “Dumpsters”             to “Refuse Containers”. Also establishes rules          and regulations for refuse containers placed on        both public and private property within the             Village of Ridgewood.

3707 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Refuse Containers –          Amends the fee schedule to include fees for           refuse containers on private property

16.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3698 – Bond Ordinance – Street Paving and Streetscape,         Purchase of Senior Bus ($2,137,000)

3699 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –             Parking at Train Station Lot After 6:00 p.m.

3700 – Amend Chapter 156 – Food and Food Handling              Establishments – Outdoor Café Regulations

3701 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Outdoor Cafes

3702 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –              Ridgewood Premium Parking Permit for Hudson         Street Parking Lot and Use of Rideshare             Program

3703 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Ridgewood Parking            Permit for Hudson Street Lot

17.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-49 THROUGH 19-58 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:

19-49      Approve 2018 Budget Reserve Transfers -                Transfers money in the 2018 budget from                 departments which have excess funds to those             departments which do not have adequate funds

19-50      Award Professional Services Contract – 2019            Land      Surveying Services Retainer for                   Preparation of Tax Assessment Map (NTE                $1,700) - Awards a Professional Services            contract to Daniel M. Dunn, of Dunn Surveying           and Mapping, P.A., 40 East Prospect Street,            Waldwick, NJ

19-51      Title 59 Approval – Infrared Asphalt                   Restoration – Approves the plans and                   specifications for Infrared Asphalt Surface            Repair, Asphalt Trench Patching, and                Miscellaneous Curb and Sidewalk Repair                 Various Locations, July 1, 2017 through June           30, 2018, inclusive, prepared by the Village           Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-52      Award Contract – Infrared Asphalt Restoration           (NTE $200,000) – Awards an additional one              year to the original contract, with the                 mutual consent of the Village and the                    contractor, to the lowest responsible bidder,           J. Fletcher Creamer and Son, Inc., 101 East            Broadway, Hackensack, NJ

19-53      Increase 2018 Deferred School Taxes -                  Increases deferred school taxes from                   $47,392,649, to $48,257,409.50 an increase           of $864,760.50 from 12/31/17 to 12/31/18

19-54      Declare Property Surplus – Police Department           Vehicle and Miscellaneous Equipment –                Declares a vehicle and miscellaneous                 equipment of the Police Department surplus               property and authorizes the Village Manager            to dispose of said property

19-55      Endorse “Stop, Look, and Wave: Be Safe, Be             Seen” Campaign for Pedestrian Safety –                  Endorses the “Stop, Look, and Wave: Be Safe,           Be Seen” campaign in the Village of Ridgewood      which will help to raise the awareness of               motor vehicle drivers as well as pedestrians,           and help to reduce the number of accidents               between motor vehicles and pedestrians

19-56      Oppose North Bergen Liberty Generating Power            Plant – Opposes the construction of a 1,200-              MW natural gas-fired power plant in North               Bergen, NJ by Diamond Generating Corporation              due to health, safety, economic and                    environmental concerns. These issues could be           avoided if the alternative of solar panels is         used.  It is also being opposed since the             only economic benefit to NJ residents will be        during the construction phase, due to the              fact that all of the energy generated by this           plant will be used for NY residents.

19-57      Authorize Settlement – Damage to PSE&G Pole             ($15,586.57) – Authorizes a payment to PSE&G            for a pole that was damaged by a Village           vehicle.  This is being done upon the                recommendation of the Village’s Insurance               Administrators.

19-58      Appoint Members to Planning Board – Appoints            Allyson Wesner as Alternate #1 Member of the              Planning Board to a term that expires on               6/30/20

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

19.  Resolution to go into Closed Session

20.  Closed Session

Legal – Affordable Housing, Ridgewood Water Settlement-O’Keefe, Ridgewood Board of Education Election

21.  Adjournment

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