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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

VILLAGE COUNCIL

SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING

MARCH 27, 2019

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.   ORDINANCE - INTRODUCTION - #3719 – Amend Parking in Hudson Street Parking Lot

5.   RESOLUTION

19-102    Temporarily Suspend Enforcement of Hudson Street Parking Permit Requirement – Hudson Street Parking Lot         

6.   Adjournment

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL’S

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

MARCH 27, 2019

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.”

  1. Roll Call – Village Clerk                                                                                                
  2. Flag Salute/Moment of Silence
  3. Public Comments (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes per Person - 40 Minutes in Total)    
  4. Manager’s Report
  5. Council Reports
  6. Discussion
  7. Parking
  8. Hudson Street Parking Lot
  9.         Motion to 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
  13. Ridgewood Water  
  14. Award Contract – Annual PFAS Laboratory Analysis Service
  15. Parking - None          
  16. Budget
  17. Award State Contract - Furnish and Deliver Unleaded Gasoline
  18. Award Contract – Restore Concrete Wall and Drainage Ditch – Hillcrest                                              Road
  19. Award Contract – Train Station Coffee Concession
  20. Award Contract – Emergency Work at Andover Pump Station
  21. Award Contract – Emergency Work at Heights Road Collapsed Sewer
  1. Policy
  2. Transfer of Authority – Construction Board of Appeals – Bergen County
  3. Accept Donation – Water Table at Ridgewood Run – Memorial Day
  4. Amend Ordinance - Dogs in Village Parks  
  5. Amend Ordinance – Police Fees
  6. Operations                        
  7. Relocation of Stop Signs at Hope and Gilbert Streets

           

  1. Public Comments (Not to Exceed 5 Minutes per Person)    
  2. Closed Session   
  3. Legal – Affordable Housing, HealthBarn
  4. Legal/Contract Negotiations – Green Acres Diversion
  1. Adjournment
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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL’S

PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA

JANUARY 9, 2019

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.”

  1. Roll Call – Village Clerk                                                                                                
  2. Flag Salute/Moment of Silence
  3. Public Comments (Not to Exceed 3 Minutes per Person - 40 Minutes in Total)    
  4. Manager’s Report
  5. Council Reports         
  6. Discussion
  7. Ridgewood Water  
  8. Award Contract – Eastside Reservoir Improvements
  9. Award Second Year Contract – Landscaping Services
  10. Award Second Year Contract – Line Stop and Valve Insertion
  11. Award Second Year Contract – Servicing and Repairing of Electric Source
  12. Award Second Year Contract – Water Billing and Data Collection                                                             Services
  13. Award Second Year Contract – Furnishing and Delivering Sodium

                                    Hypochlorite Solution

  1. Award Contract – Servicing and Repair of Potable Water Pumping

                                    Facilities

  1. Award Professional Services Contract – Per-and Poly-Fluoroalkly

                                    Substances Planning and Treatment Study

  1. Award Contract – Asbestos Abatement and Boiler Replacement
  2. Award Second Year Contract – Laboratory Analysis Services
  1. Parking          
  2. Parking in Train Station Lot after 6:00 P.M.
  3. Maturity Schedule and Resolution Authorizing Bond Sale for Funding the                                         Hudson Street Parking Garage
  4. Amend Parking Permit Ordinance - Hudson Street Parking Lot Permit
  1. Budget
  2. Award Second Year Contract – Landfill Disposal of Solid Waste
  3. Declare Property Surplus – Parks Department Log Pile
  4. Declare Property Surplus – Various Vehicles
  5. Authorize Release of Escrow Funds – 143 and 147 West Glen Avenue
  6. Award Contract – Recreation Program Instruction for 2019
  7.         Approve Shared Services Agreement – School Resource Officer
  8. Graydon Pool Membership Fees
  9. 2019 Bond Ordinance - Various Capital Improvements
  10. Resolution to Amend Temporary Capital Budget
  1. Policy
  2. Amendments to Outdoor Café Ordinance
  3. Amendments for Regulations for Dumpsters on Private Property

           

  1. Operations                        
  2. Confirm Endorsement of Application for Community

                        Development Block Grant – Care Plus NJ, Inc.

  1. Place to Place Liquor License Transfer – 54 East Ridgewood Landmark
  2. Approve Shared Services Agreement - Bergen County Police Chiefs                                     Association Mutual Aid Plan and Rapid Deployment Force 
  1. Review of January 16, 2019 Public Meeting Agenda
  2. Public Comments (Not to Exceed 5 Minutes per Person)    
  3. Closed Session
  4. Legal – Board of Education Elections, Ridgewood Water Rate Litigation
  5. Contract/Personnel – PBA Negotiations
  6. Personnel – Boards and Committees
  7. Adjournment
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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL
REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
MARCH 13, 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

  1. Proclaim March Red Cross Month
  2. Proclaim March Colorectal Cancer Awareness      Month
  3. National Poison Prevention Week

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.  2019 BUDGET INTRODUCTION

     A.   Budget Message

     B.   Introduction - Ordinance 3708 – Establish a            CAP Bank - Establishes that the final                 appropriations in the CY 2019 budget will be           increased by 3.5% over the previous year’s               final appropriations, amounting to                     $1,395,566.41 in excess of the increase in              final appropriations otherwise permitted.               This is done in accordance with N.J.S.A.           40A:4-45.14, and is advisable in order to             establish a CAP Bank. 

     C.   RESOLUTIONS

     THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-65 THROUGH 19-67 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:

     19-65     Approve Temporary Water Utility Capital                Budget - Approves a temporary Water                    Utility Capital Budget, prior to the                 adoption of the permanent Water                        Utility Capital Budget

     19-66     Approve Temporary General Capital Budget               - Approves a temporary General Capital                   Budget, prior to the adoption of the                permanent General Capital Budget

     19-67     Approve Temporary Parking Utility                      Capital Budget - Approves a temporary                  Parking Utility Capital Budget, prior to             the adoption of the permanent Parking                  Utility Capital Budget

     THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 19-68, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

     19-68     Approve 2019 Municipal Budget and Set                  April 10, 2019 as the Date for the                     Public Hearing Thereon

12.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

3709 – Amend Chapter 269 - Water Service Connections –         Sets the 2019 rates for all new water service           connections

3710 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees - Ridgewood Water              Utility – Volume Rates – Sets the fees for: all           meters, based on water consumption; new water          service connections; and reconstruction at all        water connections

3711 - Bond Ordinance - Water Utility Capital                 ($4,856,800) - Appropriates this money for             various capital improvements/purchases, and          capital projects for the Ridgewood Water Utility

13.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

14.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-69 THROUGH 19-74 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:

19-69      Award Sole Source Contract – Corrosion                 Control Inhibitor (NTE $210,000) – Awards a               sole source contract to ESC Environmental, 6               Redwood Drive, Glenville, NY

19-70      Award Contract under National Joint Powers             Alliance Program and Rescind Resolution

              #19-43 – 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.      This resolution also rescinds Resolution

            #19-43, due to the fact that the wording for            the account charged for this purchase was             incorrect.

19-71      Authorize Change Order – SCADA System                  Software (NTE $10,665) – Authorizes a change               order to the original contractor, Emerson           Process Management Power and Water Solutions,          200 Beta Drive, Pittsburgh, PA

19-72      Authorize Change Order – Professional                  Services for Ames Tank Rehabilitation (NTE            $3,461.25) – Authorizes a change order to the      original contractor, D.J. Egarian &                    Associates, Inc., 271 Route 46, Suite G208,             Fairfield, NJ. This change order was                   necessary due to additional engineering                    charges resulting from contractor delays, and        will be deducted from the payment to the               contractor.

19-73      Authorize Change Order – Professional                  Services for Southside Reservoir Improvements         (NTE $8,000) – Authorizes a change order to               the original contractor, D.J. Egarian &               Associates, Inc., 271 Route 46, Suite G208,             Fairfield, NJ. This change order was                   necessary due to additional engineering                    charges resulting from contractor delays, and        will be deducted from the payment to the               contractor.  This change order also extends            the completion date to 3/30/3019.

 

19-74      Authorize Change Order and Rescind Resolution           #19-46 – Distribution Improvements and                Lakeview Extension - 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.           This resolution also rescinds Resolution

          #19-46, due to the fact that the wording for            the account charged for this purchase was             incorrect.

15.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3712 – Bond Ordinance - General Capital ($) -                  Appropriates this money for various capital            improvements/purchases, for the General Fund

3713 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –             Parking in all Parking Lots in Central Business            District and at the Train Station After 3:00         p.m. – Allows parking in permit parking spots,             in all Central Business District lots and the           train station lot, after 3:00 p.m. The 3-hour         time limit is still in effect in these parking         lots and the parking meter fees must still be          paid from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

3714 – Amend Chapter 244 – Smoking – Amends the smoking   ordinance to amend the definition of cannabis to        include the line, “that contain the compound or            chemical tetrahydrocannabinol or THC”

3715 – Amend Chapter 186 – Landscapers and Landscaping         Services – Amends this chapter to no longer          require the licensing of all landscapers (as the   State law no longer allows it). Also establishes   an Annual Permit, with an Annual Decal, which             will allow landscapers to deposit leaves,                 created by their operations in the Village of          Ridgewood, at the Village of Ridgewood’s                Lakeview Compost Facility. This will only be            allowed during the period of time designated by           the Village as leaf collection season. In                addition, the vehicles with an Annual Decal must     also purchase Facility Acceptance Tickets in            order to dump at the Lakeview Compost Facility,         and each ticket is good for one load of up to 10   cubic yards in volume.

3716 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Landscapers and             Landscaping Services – Establishes the fee for         the annual registration fee for an Annual Permit      to deposit leaves at the Lakeview Compost               Facility, utilizing Facility Acceptance Tickets         at $50 for up to 5 vehicles.  Also establishes            the fee for additional decals for the vehicles         at $10 each and Facility Acceptance Tickets at            $30 each.

3717 – Amend Chapter 156 – Food and Food Handling              Establishments – Outdoor Cafes – Amends the          outdoor café ordinance to permit the outdoor           cafes to operate between March 1st and December        31st each year; to require that a barrier creates        no site obstructions on a corner property; to             require that the barriers be weighted; to remove       the requirement of a moveable barrier between          the outdoor café and the pedestrians if the             outdoor café tables are located at the curb; as           well as other items       

3718 – Bond Ordinance – Parking Utility Capital                ($142,000) - Appropriates this money for               various capital improvements/purchases, for the            Ridgewood Parking Utility

16.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

3705 - Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Significant Sewer            Discharger Fees

3706 – Amend Chapter 133 – Refuse Containers

3707 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Refuse Containers 

17.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 19-75 THROUGH

19-101 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:

19-75     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 Johanna Luttrell, Certified                 Recycling Coordinator, to ensure that the              application is properly filed

19-76      Title 59 Approval – Resurfacing and Repair of           Various Village Streets – Approves the plans              and specifications for 2019 Road Resurfacing              and Repair of Various Village Streets in the              Village of Ridgewood, prepared by the Village           Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-77      Award Partial Contract – Resurfacing and               Repair of   Various Village Streets                      ($1,800,000) – Awards a partial contract to           the lowest responsible bidder, American               Asphalt and Milling Services, LLC, 96 Midland           Avenue, Kearny, NJ

19-78      Title 59 Approval – Cured in Place Pipe                Lining Services – Demarest Pump Station and              Graydon Park Storm Sewer Line – Approves the           plans and specifications for Furnishing and               Delivering of Cured in Place Pipe Lining                Services Demarest Pump Station and Graydon             Park Storm Sewer Lines, prepared by the                 Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-79      Award Contract – Cured in Place Pipe Lining             Services – Demarest Pump Station and Graydon               Park Storm Sewer Line (NTE $176,248.20) –           Awards a contract to the lowest responsible               bidder, North American Pipeline Services,               LLC, 210 Bennett Road, Freehold, NJ

19-80      Title 59 Approval – Concession Refreshment              Services – Graydon Pool – Approves the plans               and specifications for Concession Refreshment        Services – 2019, 2020, The Water’s Edge Café,          Graydon Pool, prepared by the Parks and                Recreation Department, pursuant to Title 59

19-81      Award Contract – Concession Refreshment                Services – Graydon Pool – Awards a contract           to the sole proposal from Michael Sims,                 Mellsworth Food, Inc., 102 East Main Street,               Ramsey, NJ. Mellsworth Food, Inc. shall pay            the Village of Ridgewood $9,500 for providing          the food service at the Water’s Edge Café at               Graydon Pool for the 2019 summer season.

19-82      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

19-83      Award Contract – Maintenance of Irrigation              Systems/Water Fountains (NTE $17,000) –                Awards a contract to the lowest responsible           bidder, Sprinkler Guy Irrigation, LLC, Eric              Muehleisen, Owner, 40-15 Berdan Avenue, Fair           Lawn, NJ

19-84      Title 59 Approval - Installation, Service and           Repair – Police, Fire, and Emergency Services          Vehicles and Radios - Approves the                      specifications for Furnishing, Delivering,              and Maintenance of Emergency Equipment,                 Radios, Vehicle Computer Systems, and Other            Listed Patrol Equipment for the Ridgewood           Police, Fire, and Emergency Services                 Departments, July 1, 2018 through June 30,              2019, inclusive, prepared by the Engineering            Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-85      Award Contract - Installation, Service and              Repair – Police, Fire, and Emergency Services          Vehicles and Radios (NTE $45,000) – Awards             one additional optional year to the lowest               responsible bidder, Regional Communications,            Inc., 64 East Midland Avenue, Paramus, NJ

19-86      Title 59 Approval – Senior Bus – Approves the           plans and specifications for Furnishing and             Delivering of a 12 Ambulatory Passenger 2             Wheelchair Passenger Bus prepared by the            Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

19-87      Award Contract – Senior Bus (NTE $65,030) –            Awards a contract to the lowest responsible           bidder, Rohrer Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a                   Rohrer Bus Sales, 314 Dickinson Street,                Trenton, NJ

19-88      Title 59 Approval Leasing and Maintenance of           Police Vehicles - Approves the plans and            specifications for 36 Month Lease and Service        Agreement for Two (2) SUVs, Two (2) Sedans,             and One (1) Minivan, as well as Service for            Other Authorized Vehicles Ridgewood Police              Fleet January 1, 2018 through December 31,               2020 for the Village of Ridgewood, prepared            by the Engineering Division, pursuant to                Title 59

19-89      Award Contract – Leasing and Maintenance of            Police Vehicles (NTE $30,000) – Awards the               second year of a three-year contract to                   Enterprise Fleet Management, 1550 Route 23             North, Suite 101, Wayne, NJ

19-90      Award Contract Under State Contract – Various           Computer Equipment for Ridgewood Water and            I.T. Department (NTE $97,679.03) – Awards a             contract under State Contract to Dell, One            Dell Way, Round Rock, TX

19-91      Award Professional Services Contract –                 Upgrade and Maintain SCADA System – Water            Pollution Control Facility (NTE $25,000) –               Awards a non-fair and open contract to                 Keystone Engineering Group, Inc., 590                  Lancaster Avenue, Suite 200, Frazer, PA. The            required Pay to Play forms have been filed           with the Village Clerk’s Office.

19-92      Authorize Change Order – Village Hall HVAC             System (NTE $5,500) – Authorizes a change           order to the original contractor, WHL                    Enterprises, t/a Bill Leary A/C & Heating, 6               Green Street, Metuchen, NJ

19-93      Award Emergency Contract – Repairs to                  Demarest Pump Station (NTE $24,961.84) –              Awards an emergency contract to ConQuest              Construction, Inc., 20 Carver Avenue,                   Westwood, NJ

19-94      Award Emergency Contract – Repairs to Andover           Pump Station (NTE $11,454.95) – Awards an              emergency contract to J. Fletcher Creamer and          Son, Inc., 101 East Broadway, Hackensack, NJ

19-95      Reject Bid – Furnishing and Delivering                 Containerized Yardwaste Collection and                 Disposal Services – Rejects the sole bid              received by the Village due to the fact that              it exceeds the budgeted funds available

19-96      Authorize Preparation, Execution and Filing            of Treatment Works Approval (TWA) – 275 North         Murray Avenue – Authorizes Christopher                  Rutishauser, Village Engineer, to prepare,            execute and file a Treatment Works Approval             for 275 North Murray Avenue to connect to the           Village’s sewer system      

19-97      Approve Berm Designs, Patio and Parking Lot            Design for Schedler Park Property – Approves             the designs for the berm, patio and parking            lot areas, pursuant to Title 59

19-98      Accept Donation – Batting Cages at Veterans            Field – Accepts the donation from Ridgewood               Baseball Softball Association (RBSA) for             batting cages on Veterans Field. RBSA has no              applications before any Village                        Boards/Committees.

19-99      Approve Eagle Scout Project – Stone Chess              Table “For All Veterans” on James Ten Hoeve             Plaza – Approves the Eagle Scout Project           proposed by Matthew Rusch which is a stone               chess table and plantings. This is being                dedicated to all veterans, and will be                 located at the James Ten Hoeve Plaza between           Village Hall and the Ridgewood Public                  Library. This resolution is adopted pursuant           to Title 59.  

19-100    Appoint Member to Parks, Recreation and                Conservation Board – Appoints Mary Mogerly to           a three-year term, which shall expire                12/31/2021

19-101    Accept Donation – Restoration of Stone Wall            at Citizens Park – Accepts a donation from           Horizon Landscape Company, 411 West Main             Street, Wyckoff, NJ to rebuild the stone wall          at the entrance to Citizen’s Park. Horizon              Landscape Company has no applications before            any Village Boards/Committees.

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

19.  Adjournment

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