20200108 - Ridgewood Council Public Workshop Agenda



JANUARY 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.




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.         Parking

                        1.         Ord. #3773 - Amend Parking Ordinance #3751

                        2.         Ord. #3774 - Amend Walnut Street Lot Parking Ordinance

            b.         Budget

                        1.         Award Additional Professional Services Contract – Site Remediation –                                              Hudson Garage

                        2.         Ord. #3771 - Amend Salary Ord. #3752 – Non-Union Management

                        3.         Ord. #3772 - Amend Salary Ord. #3753 – Non Union Employees  

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

11.A    Presentation – Reimagine Ridgewood Public Library

12.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Reject Bid – Landscaping Services

            b.         Parking - None

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Award Contract – 2020 Program Instruction - Recreation Division

                        2.         Award Contract – Horticultural Supplies – Parks and Recreation

                        3.         Award Contract – Maintenance of Irrigation Systems/Water Fountains

                        4.         Award Contract – County Purchasing Program – Rock Salt

                        5.         Authorize Shared Services Agreement – Borough of Norwood –                                                    Barbershop, Beauty Shop and Nail Salon Inspections

                        6.         Award State Contract – Emergency Radio Equipment – Fire, Police &                                             Emergency Services

                        7.         Award Contract – 2020 Recyclable Materials Disposal

                        8.         Weekday Closures of Graydon Pool

                        9.         Award Contract – Acoustical Panels for Glen School Pickleball Courts

                        10.       Award Contract – Grant Writing Services

                        11.       Bond Ordinance – Paving, Additional Security Enhancements for Village                                                Buildings and Facilities


            d.         Policy

                        1.         Amend Rules and Regulations – Chapter 212 – Tennis Courts - Pickle Ball

                        2.         Declare January Radon Action Month

                        3.         Amend Bulk Refuse Ordinance

            e.         Operations

                        1.         Amend Zoning Ordinances – OB-1 and OB-2 – Rt.17

                        2.         Permit for Winter Door Enclosures for Businesses

                        3.         Village Code Pertaining to Signs

                        4.         Designate Acting Municipal Court Administrator

13.       Review of January 15, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

15.       Adjournment

                        A.        Legal – Village Hall Facilities and Village Properties for Political Use




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