20181024 - Village Council Work Session



OCTOBER 24, 2018

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.         Presentation

            a.         Age Friendly Ridgewood      

            b.         Shade Tree Commission – New Tree Well Designs in CBD

            c.         Ridgewood Recycling Update

9.         Discussion                  

            a.         Budget

1.            Capital Ordinance Acquisition of 451 Goffle Road and Funding for the Emergency Appropriation

2.            Award Professional Services Contract – Grant Writer


b.         Policy


1.                  Amend Zoning Ordinance B1 and B2 Districts

2.                  Amend Smoking Ordinance

            c.         Operations

                        1.         Ordinances for Purchase of 111 North Maple Avenue and 451 Goffle Road

                        2.         Accept Donation from Age Friendly Ridgewood – Benches in CBD

                        3.         Appoint Village Employee to Green Team Advisory Committee

                        4.         Rate Increase for Recreation Fees


10.       Motion to Suspend Work Session and Convene Special Public Meeting

11.       Special Public Meeting – See Attached Agenda

12.       Motion to Adjourn Special Public Meeting and Reconvene Work Session  

13.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water  

                        1.         Award State Contract – Chlorine Water Analyzers and Supplies

                        2.         Water Utility Interest Rates

                        3.         Water Administrative Maintenance Fees


            b.         Parking - None           

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Resolution and Agreement to Join TIPS Cooperative Pricing System -

                        2.         Award County Co-Op Contract – Rock Salt Purchase – Streets Department

                        3.         Award Sole Source Provider Contract – Software Support – Edmunds

                        4.         Interest Rate for Delinquent Taxes

                        5.         Interest Rate for Non-Payment of Other Municipal Liens

                        6.         Interest for Significant Sewer Dischargers


d.         Policy  

            1.         Authorization to Execute NJDEP Treatment Works Approval

            2.         Establishment of Permanent Tree Nursery


e.         Operations                              

            1.         Installation of Stop Signs – Claremont Road and Cantrell Road


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

15.       Closed Session   

            A.        Personnel – Boards and Committees, IT Department, Chief Financial Officer

            B.        Legal – Ridgewood Water Litigation, Affordable Housing, Northwest Central Dispatch

16.       Adjournment

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