20200304 Village Council Public Workshop




MARCH 4, 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.         Presentation

            a.         NV5 – Master Plan

            b.         COAH Presentation – Beth McManus

            c.         Reimagine Ridgewood Public Library

9.         Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Ordinance for Revised Water Rates

                        2.         Ordinance for Revised Water Fees

                        3.         Award Contract – Public Communications

                        4.         Award Contract – Landscaping Services


            b.         Parking

                        1.         Update on Amending Time for General Parking in Lots

                        2.         Update on West Ridgewood Avenue – 15-Minute Parking Spaces

            c.         Budget

                        1.         Removed from Agenda

                        1A.      Budget Wrap-Up

                        2.         Removed from Agenda

                        3.         Award Professional Services Contract – Zabriski-Schedler House-Phase II

                        4.         Award Contract – Paving

                        5.         Award Contract – Kings Pond Restoration

                        6.         Award Contract – Affordable Housing Administrative Agent

                        7.         Award Contract – Tire Purchasing - Fleet Services

                        8.         Award Contract Under State Contract – Parts and Vehicle Maintenance                                       Services – Fleet Services

                        9.         Declare Surplus – Graydon Pool Equipment


            d.         Policy

                        1.         Dog Waste Bags in Parks

            e.         Operations

                        1.         Liquor License Transfer – Elks Club

                        2.         Authorize and Accept Execution of Bergen County Grant – Permanent                                           Lighting at Maple Park

10.       Review of March 11, 2020 Public Meeting Agenda

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

12.       Closed Session

            Legal – Tax Appeal

12.       Adjournment


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