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VILLAGE COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
AUGUST 5, 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.   PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCES

a.   #3803 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic –           Allow Changes to Parking Regulations in Hudson Street              Parking Garage and on Streets

b.   #3805 – Amend Chapter 265 Vehicles and Traffic – Establish   Grab and Go Parking Spaces in the Central Business District

c.   #3806 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Fees for Grab and Go Parking Spaces in Central Business District

d.   #3807 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Fees for Grab and Go Parking Spaces in Central Business District

5.   RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-225 THROUGH 20-226, WILL 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. THE RESOLUTIONS WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

20-225    Confirm Endorsement of Bergen County HOME Investment              Partnerships Application - Bergen County’s United                 Way/Madeline Housing Partners, Inc. for Ridgewood                 Supportive Housing – Confirms endorsement of a                   $1,000,000 Bergen County HOME Investment Partnerships             Application grant. This resolution does not obligate              the financial resources of the Village but will                 expedite the expenditure of Bergen County HOME                 Investment funds.

20-226    Award Contract Under State Contract – 2020 Ford F550              Diesel Super Cab Truck – Water Department ($55,084) –             Awards a contract under State Contract to Route 23,               Automall, 1301 Route 23, Butler, NJ

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 20-227, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

20-227    Authorize Pilot Program for “Grab and Go” Parking                 Spaces and Set Fee for “Grab and Go” Pilot Program

6.   Adjournment

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL
PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA
AUGUST 5, 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

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.         Award Contract Under State Contract – 2020 Ford F550 Super Cab

            b.         Policy

                        1.         Pilot Program for Grab and Go Spaces

            c.         Operations

1.         Confirm Endorsement of HOME Funds for United Way/Madeline Housing Partners, Inc. – Ridgewood Supportive Housing

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.       Certification of Petition – One Village, One Vote

12a.     Report from R. Rooney, Chief Financial Officer – Bond and Note Sale

13.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water  

                        1.         Award Contract – Polyphosphate Pumps for Corrosion Control

2.         Award State Purchasing Contract – Change Order #1- Chlorine Analyzers and Supplies                                   

            b.         Parking

1.         Hudson Street Garage Stop Sign Ordinance

            c.         Budget

1.         Award Cooperative Purchasing Contract – One 2019 Ford F-350 Pickup for Water Pollution Control Facility                                  

2.         Award Cooperative Purchasing Contract – One Pro Plus Fleet Flex Snow Plow for the Water Pollution Control Facility

3.         Award State Purchasing Contract – One Model Year 2020 John Deere HVAC Utility Vehicle for Solid Waste

                        4.         Award Contract – Leaf Collection Services – Public Works Department

                        5.         Removed from Agenda

 

                        6.         Award Contract – Vehicle Mounted Light Tower – Emergency Services

7.         Authorize Shared Services Agreement – Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for Disposal of Dewatered Sludge

8.         Declare Property Surplus – WPCF Pickup Truck

9.         Declare Property Surplus - Recycling Department Roll-Off Container

10.       General Capital Ordinance

11.       Removed from Agenda

12.       Increase to Bid Threshold

 

d.         Policy             

            1.         Proposed Bylaws Amendment – Bergen JIF

            2.         Authorize Electronic Tax Sales through REALAUCTION.COM

           

e.         Operations                             

            1.         2020 Village Council Meeting Schedule

2.         Authorize Additional Employees to Perform Code Enforcement Duties

3.         Endorse Adoption of Third Round Housing Element and Fair Share Plan                                     of the Master Plan

4.         Proposed Ordinance to Allow Accessible Ramps and Lifts on One- and                              Two-Family Dwellings to be Reviewed by the Site Plan Exemption                                   Committee

5.         Join National Purchasing Partners Gov (NPPGov) National Cooperative                                     Purchasing Program

6.         Authorize Application for the Bergen County Municipal Alliance Grant

7.         Liquor License Renewals 2020-2021

8.         Update on CBD Pedestrian Mall

14.       Review of August 12, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

 

16.       Closed Session

                        a.         Legal – Barrington Road; Review of Faulkner Act; May 12, 2020 Election    Lawsuit; Town Garage; Settlement of Claim - Orzakiewicz

                        b.         Personnel – Ridgewood Police Department; Parks and Recreation

17.       Adjournment

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VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD
VILLAGE COUNCIL
REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING
JULY 15, 2020
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.  Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3              minutes per person - 40 minutes in total)

9.   Village Manager's Report

10.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

11.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

     NONE

12.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-207 THROUGH

20-212 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:

20-207    Award Contract Under NJ Cooperative                    Purchasing Program – 2020 Ford F550 Super Cab           (NTE $19,883.70) – Awards a contract under NJ           Cooperative Purchasing Program to Cliffside               Body Corporation, 130 Broad Avenue, Fairview,      NJ

20-208    Award Contract Under State Contract – Vehicle           Tracking System Software and Additional                    Vehicle Installation (NTE $30,915) – Awards a      contract under State Contract to SHI                   International Corporation, 290 Davidson                Avenue, Somerset, NJ

20-209    Award Professional Services Contract – PFAS            Rate      Setting and Review of Water Rates for             2021 (NTE $9,000) – Awards a Professional              Services Contract to Howard J. Woods, Jr. &               Associates, LLC, 49 Overhill Road, East                Brunswick, NJ

20-210    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Booster Zone Gravity Tank Feasibility Study               (NTE $78,000) – Awards a Professional                  Services Contract to Mott MacDonald, 111 Wood      Avenue South, Iselin, NJ.  The required Pay            to Play forms have been filed with the                    Village Clerk’s Office.

20-211    Authorize Change Order – Water Billing and             Data      Collection Services (NTE $7,880) –                Authorizes a change order to the original              vendor, Computil, Inc., 30 Controls Drive,              Shelton, CT. This change order is necessary             due to additional programming work that was            not anticipated at the time the contract was               awarded.

20-212    Authorize Easement Agreement – Hallmark Arms            of Fair Lawn Condominium Association – PVWC                Interconnection (NTE $3,650) – Authorizes an            Easement Agreement with the Hallmark Arms of             Fair Lawn Condominium Association, Inc., 70             Harristown Road, Fair Lawn, NJ in order to             establish a water main connection with                   Passaic Valley Water Commission for emergency      and other types of needs for water service               for Ridgewood Water 

13.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

3804 - Amend Chapter 145 – Fees - Significant Sewer            Discharger Fees - Establishes the 2020               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 2020 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.

3805 – Amend Chapter 265 Vehicles and Traffic –                Establish Grab and Go Parking Spaces in the         Central Business District – Establishes Grab and       Go parking spaces in the Central Business                District for 15 minute free use by customers.           The location of the parking spaces will be               determined by the Village Manager, in                  conjunction with the Ridgewood Police                       Department. These parking spaces will be paid             for by the businesses.

3806 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Fees for Grab and Go         Parking Spaces in the Central Business District         – Establishes the fee for Grab and Go parking             spaces in the Central Business District at                  $20/day per space

3807 – Amend Chapter 145 – Fees – Fees for Grab and Go         Parking Spaces in Central Business District –           Establishes the fee for Grab and Go parking        spaces in the Central Business District at              $100/week for 6 days

14.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

     NONE

15.  RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-213 THROUGH

20-222 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:

20-213    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Technical Support for SCADA System at Water            Pollution Control Facility (NTE $6,380.19) –           Awards a Professional Services contract to               Turtle and Hughes, Inc., 68S Jefferson Road,               Whippany, NJ

20-214    Award Professional Services Contract –                 Additional Award – Licensed Site Remediation            Professional –      North Walnut Street                     Redevelopment Area (NTE $20,000) – Awards a           Professional Services contract to Brinkerhoff         Environmental Services, Inc., 614                      Frelinghuysen Avenue, Suite 200, Newark, NJ.            The required Pay to Play forms have been             filed with the Village Clerk’s Office.

20-215    Award Professional Services Contract -                  Environmental Assessment Report – NJDEP Green           Acres Diversion – South Broad Street (NTE               $2,800) - Awards a Professional Services              Contract to Brinkerhoff Environmental                    Services, Inc., 1805 Atlantic Avenue,                  Manasquan, NJ. The required Pay to Play forms           have been filed with the Village Clerk’s               Office.

20-216    Award Professional Services Contract –                  Environmental Assessment Report – NJDEP Green           Acres Diversion – Hammond Road and Vacation             of a Portion of Marlborough Road (NTE                   $12,000) – Awards a Professional Services            Contract to Brinkerhoff Environmental                  Services, Inc., 1805 Atlantic Avenue,                  Manasquan, NJ. The required Pay to Play forms          have been filed with the Village Clerk’s             Office.

20-217    Authorize Shared Services Agreement –                  Snowplowing Services (Bergen County) -                 Authorizes the first year of a

          two-year Agreement for snow plowing with               Bergen County for 2020-2021, whereby the            Village plows County roads, and is reimbursed        for same by the County

20-218    Authorize Refund and Cancellation of Taxes             for Disabled Veteran - Block 2905, Lot 27 –           Authorizes the Tax Collector to cancel                property taxes paid on and after January 29,              2020, to a 100% disabled Veteran who has                filed proof of his disability with the Tax              Assessor. Also authorizes the Tax Collector            to provide for a refund of such property               taxes already paid on and after January 29,              2020 which amount is $4,692.73. The total for           year 2020 is based on an estimated tax rate            and amounts to $11,677.66.   

20-219    Declare Property Surplus – Tub Grinder                 Conveyer Belt – Declares the sections of the               conveyor belt for the former tub grinder            surplus property and authorizes the Village               Manager to dispose of said property

20-220    Endorse 2021 NJDOT Municipal Aid Grant                 Application – Resurfacing of Prospect Street            – Authorizes the Village Manager to submit           the electronic grant application for Prospect        Street Resurfacing to the NJ Department of              Transportation. Also authorizes the Village            Manager to execute the grant agreement.

20-221    Appoint Member to Planning Board – Corrects             Resolution #20-195, adopted on July 1, 2020,            by appointing Dianne O’Brien as a Class IV            regular member of the Planning Board to fill            the unexpired term of Joel Torielli, which              term will expire on June 30, 2021

20-222    Approve Eagle Scout Project – Approves the             Eagle Scout Project of Paul Nasr entitled,              Village of Ridgewood Train Station Green           Space, for landscaping improvements at the               Ridgewood Train Station commuter parking lot            entrance

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

17.  Resolution to go into Closed Session

18.  Closed Session

     Legal – May 12, 2020 Election  

19.  Adjournment

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THE RIDGEWOOD VILLAGE COUNCIL PUBLIC WORKSHOP AGENDA
JULY 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. Budget
                    1.Authorize Municipal Cares Act Grant Reimbursement Agreement
                    2.Resolutions for Bond Sale
          b. Parking
                    1.Amendment to Allocation of Parking in Hudson Street Parking Garage
                    2.Amendment to Time Limit for Walnut, Prospect and Chestnut Lots

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. Presentation – Eagle Scout Candidate – Paul Nasr

13. Discussion
           a. Ridgewood Water
                     1. Award Professional Services Contract – PFAS Rate Setting and Review of Water Rates for 2021
                     2. Award Professional Services Contract – Booster Zone Gravity Tank Feasibility Study
                     3. Award Contract Under State Contract – 2020 Ford F550 Super Cab
                     4. Award Contract Under State Contract -Vehicle Tracking System Software Contract Renewal and Additional Vehicle Installation
                     5. Authorize Change Order – Water Billing and Data Collection Services
                     6. Authorize Easement Agreement for Fair Lawn Condo Association – PVWC Interconnection
           b. Parking - None

           c. Budget
                     1. Approve Refund and Canceling of Taxes for Disabled Veteran
                     2. Significant Sewer Discharger Fees
                     3. Declare Surplus – Tub Grinder Conveyor Belt
                     4. Authorize Shared Services Agreement – Snow Plowing Services (Bergen County)
                     5. Award Contract – Technical Support for SCADA System – WPCF
                     6. Award Professional Services Contract Additional Award Licensed Remediation Professional – North Walnut Street Redevelopment Area
                     7. Award Professional Services Contract – Environmental Engineering Services for Green Acres Diversion
           d. Policy
                     1. Reserve A Space
           e. Operations
                     1. Endorse 2021 NJDOT Municipal Aid Grant Application – Resurfacing of Prospect Street

14. Review of July 15, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

16. Adjournment

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VILLAGE COUNCIL
SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING
JULY 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.   INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE

3803 – Amend Chapter 265 – Vehicles and Traffic – Allow             Changes to Parking Regulations in Hudson Street Parking        Garage and on Streets – Allows the Village Manager to make      amendments/changes/modifications to the parking regulations

in the Hudson Street Parking Garage and on streets, by         resolution of the Village Council

5.   RESOLUTIONS

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 20-201 THROUGH 20-205 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:

20-201    Authorize Execution of Agreement - Bergen County CARES            Act Municipality Reimbursement – Authorizes the Mayor,            Village Manager, and Village Clerk to sign the Bergen             County CARES Act Municipality Reimbursement Agreement.            This will allow the Village to apply for reimbursement           of COVID-19 related    expenditures that are not covered            by FEMA reimbursement.     

 

20-202    Resolution for Bond Sale – Resolution                  Providing for the Combination of Certain               Issues of General Improvement Bonds of the              Village of Ridgewood to a Single Issue of               Bonds Aggregating $15,197,000 in Principal              Amount

 

20-203    Resolution for Bond Sale - Resolution                  Providing for the Combination of Water                 Utility Bond of the Village of Ridgewood to a           Single Issue of Bonds Aggregating $17,000,000           in Principal Amount        

 

20-204    Resolution for Bond Sale – Resolution                  Determining the Form and Other Details of               $32,197,000 General Obligation Bonds,                  Consisting of $15,197,000 General Improvement           Bonds and $17,000,000 Water Utility Bonds of            the Village of Ridgewood, and Providing for           their Sale

 

20-205    Authorize Temporary Suspension of Parking               Changes in Walnut Street, Prospect Street and           Chestnut Street Parking Lots – Authorizes the           temporary suspension of the parking changes            in the Walnut Street, Prospect Street, and           Chestnut Street parking lots which will make               all parking spaces (except the CBD Employee              Parking Spaces) in these lots 3-hours, until               the Hudson Street Garage is open for parking      on all floors

    

6.   Adjournment

 

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