20210209 - Village Council Special Budget Public Meeting Agenda

For the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic, Village Hall is closed to the public and meetings are being held with participants at remote locations, connecting to conferencing software provided by zoom.us.  Members of the public are invited to view meetings live using Zoom, which also allows them to “raise a hand” and contribute with voice and video when they are invited to do so during Public Comments as well as during Public Hearings during the meeting.


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FEBRUARY 9, 2021
5:00 P.M.




1.   Call to Order

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.”     “Due to the fact that we continue to meet through a     remote meeting format, there are some required     announcements to be made.

  • All participants are muted during this meeting.
  • Anyone wishing to make comments, may do so during Comments from the Public, and during the public hearings on any ordinances by dialing *9 on your phones to raise your hand, and then once you are recognized, dialing *6 on your phones to unmute, or by raising your hand icon if you are on your computers. You must state your name and address for the record.
  • Members of the public may also submit written comments to us for any future remote meetings by either email to Donna Jackson, Deputy   Village Clerk, at djackson@ridgewoodnj.net, with the subject line, “Comments for Village Council Meeting” or written letter to Donna Jackson, Deputy Village Clerk at Village Hall. Written comments must have a name and address, and be received by 4:00 p.m. on the day before the remote meeting in order to be read into the record during the meeting. All written comments must adhere to the time limits already set by ordinance.
  • Members of the public commenting during a remote meeting shall not act in any manner to disrupt the meeting. If anyone becomes disruptive during the meeting, they will be muted. If time permits, the disruptive individual shall be allowed to speak after all other members of the public are provided an opportunity to comment.
  • Any continued disruption may result in the member being prevented from speaking during the remainder of this meeting. Disruptive conduct includes, but is not limited to, shouting, interruption, and the use of profanity.”
  1.   Roll Call - Village Clerk
  1.   Flag Salute and Moment of Silence
  1.   Public Comments (Not to exceed 3 minutes per person,   40 minutes in total)
  1.   Introduction of 2021 Budget Process - Village Manager and Chief Financial Officer
  1.   Discussion Items

a.   Review of Departmental Budgets and Capital Budgets

  1.   Village Manager
  2.   Village Council
  3.   Village Attorney
  4.   Village Clerk
  5.   Elections
  6.   Engineering
  7.   Planning
  8.   Traffic & Signal
  9.   Fleet Services
  10.   Streets
  11.   Yard Waste Pickup and Recycling
  12.   Water Pollution Control Facility
  13.   Building Maintenance
  14.   Zoning Board of Adjustment
  15.   Utilities and Gasoline
  16.   MIS
  17.   Finance
  18.   Parking Utility

b.   Wrap-up and Next Steps

8.  Public Comments (Not to exceed 5 minutes per person)

9.   Adjournment

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