20200701 - Village Council Reorganization Meeting

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL
REORGANIZATION MEETING
JULY 1, 2020
12:00 NOON
SYDNEY V. STOLDT, JR. COURT ROOM

 

1.  Call to Order - Mayor
2.  Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act
3.  Roll Call of Current Village Council - Village Clerk
4.   Flag Salute
5.  Invocation – Reverend Monsignor Ronald J. Rozniak – Our Lady         of Mount Carmel RC Church
6.   Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)
7.   Approval of Minutes 
8.   Remarks by Councilman Jeffrey Voigt
9.   Remarks by Mayor Ramon M. Hache, Sr.
10.  Reading of Certificate of Election of Pamela Perron -   Heather A. Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk
11.  Oath of Office Administered to Pamela Perron by Susan   Cassell, Esq.     
12.  Remarks by Councilwoman Perron
13.  Reading of Certificate of Election of Lorraine Reynolds –

     Heather A. Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk

14.  Oath of Office Administered to Lorraine Reynolds – Heather A.      Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk

15.  Remarks by Councilwoman Reynolds

16.  Reading of Certificate of Election of Bernadette Coghlan     Walsh – Heather A. Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk

17.  Oath of Office Administered to Bernadette Coghlan Walsh –    Heather A. Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk 

18.  Remarks by Councilwoman Walsh              

19.  Roll Call of New Village Council – Heather A. Mailander,     Village Manager/Village Clerk

20.  Call for Nominations for Office of Mayor by Heather A. Mailander, Village Manager/Village Clerk

21.  Administering of Oath of Office to Mayor by Matthew S. Rogers, Village Attorney

22.  Call for Nomination for Office of Deputy Mayor by Mayor

23.  Administering of Oath of Office to Deputy Mayor by Mayor

24.  Call for Nomination for Office of President Pro Tempore of   the Village Council by Mayor

25.  Administering of Oath of Office to President Pro Tempore of the Village Council by Heather A. Mailander, Village   Manager/Village Clerk

26.  Remarks by Deputy Mayor

27.  Remarks by Mayor

28.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-185 THROUGH 20-200 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:

20-185    Appoint Village Attorney (NTE $275,000) - Appoints                Matthew Rogers as the Village Attorney under a no                bid contract from for a term of 7/1/2020 -                      6/30/2021. The required Pay to Play forms have                   been filed with the Village Clerk’s Office, as                   required by law.

20-186    Appoint Village Bond Attorney (NTE $150,000) -                   Appoints McManimon, Scotland, and Baumann, L.L.C.,                   75 Livingston Avenue, 2nd Floor, Roseland, NJ as                    the Village Bond Attorney from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021                    under a no-bid contract. The required Pay to Play                   forms have been filed with the Village Clerk’s                    Office, as required by law.

20-187    Appoint Village Labor Attorney - (NTE $45,000) -                  Appoints Dominick Bratti and Bratti Greenan, LLC,                 1040 Broad Street, Suite 104, Shrewsbury, NJ as                  the Village Labor Attorney under a no bid contract                   from 7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021. The required Pay to                   Play forms have been filed with the Village                       Clerk’s Office, as required by law.

20-188    Appoint Municipal Court Judge - Appoints David T.                 Pfund as the Municipal Court Judge from 7/1/20-                  6/30/23

20-189    Appoint Village Professional Planner (NTE $60,000)                – Appoints Maryann Bucci-Carter and Peter Van den                 Kooy and CME Associates, 1460 Route 9 South, Howell, NJ           as the Village Professional Planner from 7/1/2020 -             6/30/2021 under a no-bid contract. The required Pay to            Play forms have been filed with the Village Clerk’s               Office, as required by law.

20-190    Appoint Professional Planning Consultant for                     Affordable Housing and Related Matters (NTE                      $65,000) – Appoints Elizabeth McManus, LEED, AP,                  PP, AICP and Kyle + McManus Associates as the                   Village Professional Planning Consultant from                  7/1/2020 - 6/30/2021, under a no-bid contract. The                required Pay to Play forms have been filed with                   the Village Clerk’s Office, as required by law.

20-191    Appoint Village Prosecutor and Assistant Village                  Prosecutor (NTE $30,000) – Appoints Mark P.                      Fierro, 226 Main Street, Suite 303, Fort Lee, NJ                 as the Village Prosecutor from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021,                  under a no bid contract.  Also appoints Elsbeth J.                  Crusius, 267 Summit Avenue, Hackensack, NJ as the                   Assistant Village Prosecutor from 7/1/2020 -                        6/30/2021, under a no bid contract. The required                   Pay to Play forms have been filed with the Village                  Clerk’s Office.  

20-192    Appoint Public Defender (NTE $200/case, $3,000                   total) - Appoints Susan Cassell as the Public                    Defender from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021

20-193    Appoint Community Development Representative -                   Appoints Janet Fricke as the Village Council’s                   representative in the Community Development                      program

20-194    Appoint Representative to Open Space Trust Regional                    Committee - Appoints Nancy Bigos as the Village                       Council’s representative to be a part of the County of                 Bergen’s Open Space Trust Regional Committee 

20-195    Appoint Members to the Planning Board - Appoints                  Mayor as a Class I member for a term that expires                 6/30/22; James Van Goor as a Class II member for a term           that expires 6/30/21; Councilwoman Lorraine Reynolds as           a Class III member for a term that expires 6/30/21;            Frances Barto as a Class IV member for a term that                   expires 6/30/24; and Dianne O’Brien as a Class IV                  member to fill the unexpired term of Joel Torielli for               a term that will expire on 6/30/21.                  

20-196    Appoint Members to the Zoning Board of Adjustment                 - Appoints Gary Negrycz and Diana Ruhl as full                   members to terms that expire on 6/30/24

20-197    Appoint Members to Community Center Advisory Board                - Appoints the following members to this Board with               terms that will expire 6/30/21: Donald Liebreich –               Senior Citizen Resident; Helen Leonard – Senior                  Citizen Resident; Nancy Friedman – Adult Resident;               Beth Abbott – Adult Resident; Brandon Shintani –                 Ridgewood High School Representative; Chief Jacqueline           Luthcke or designee – Ridgewood Police Dept. Liaison;            Deanna Schablik – Parks & Recreation Dept.                      Representative; and Sheila Brogan – Ridgewood Board of           Education Liaison

20-198    Appoint Members to the Ridgewood Arts Council -                   Appoints the following members for terms that will                expire 6/30/20: Frank DelVecchio, Audrey Fink, Sean               Flanagan, Sherry Frank, Dana Glazer, Rosemary Gunther             McCooe, Max Viola, and Michael Walsh

20-199    Appoint Members to Central Business District Advisory             Committee – Appoints Kathryn Schmidt (Ridgewood Guild)            and Philip Davis (Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce) to              terms that will expire on 6/30/22; Michael Pickholz and            as a Ridgewood resident member to a term that will                    expire on 6/30/22; Gary Kolesaire (business owner and           property owner) to a term that will expire on 6/30/22

18-200    Appoint Village Councilmembers as Liaisons to Various             Boards and Committees - Appoints Village Councilmembers           as Liaisons to various boards and committees through            June 30, 2021

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

30.  Adjournment

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