20210224 - Ridgewood Village Council Public Workshop 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. 

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February 24, 2021
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.”

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


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.         Motion to Suspend Work Session and Convene Special Public Meeting

9.         Special Public Meeting – See Attached Agenda

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

11.       Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

                        1.         Award Sole Source Contract – Corrosion Inhibitor


            b.         Parking - None


            c.         Budget

1.         Additional Award – Snow Plowing Services

2.         Award Contracts – Recreation Program Instructions

            3.         Award Second Year Contract – Bus Transportation for Senior Day Trips

            4.         Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veteran

            5.         2021 Capital Budget


d.         Policy                        

1.         NJ Future Age-Friendly Implementation Plan

2.         Pickleball Regulations

3.         Social Media Policy


e.         Operations

            1.         1057 Hillcrest Road


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

12.       Closed

                        1.         Legal – Settlement Agreement – Ames Well; Town Garage; 1057 Hillcrest Road; Decorum at Village Council Meetings

                        2.         Personnel – Fire Dept., EMS, Engineering, Recreation


13.       Adjournment