20210407 - 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. 


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.

Please click the link below to join the virtual meeting:                                               

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Or Telephone, Dial:  1-646-558-8656                                                                             

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April 7, 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.


  • 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.  Written comments must 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.” 


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.         Presentations

            1.         Monster Project – Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling

            2.         CBD Mural Project

            3.         Black Poster Project


9.         Discussion

            a.         Ridgewood Water

1.         Award Contract – Software Support - SCADA System

2.         Award Contract – Professional Services – PFAS Treatment Plant – Ravine Well Site

3.         Award Contract – Passaic Valley Interconnection


            b.         Parking


  1. Proposed Changes to Parking in Central Business District


            c.         Budget

1.         Authorize ADA Cooperative Curb Ramp Grant Program Shared Services Agreement

2.         Award Contract under Bergen County Co-Op Purchasing Program – Bituminous Concrete Plus Various Road Repair Materials

3.         Award State Cooperative Purchasing Contract – Fuel and Various Supplies for Fleet Services

4.         Award Contract – Additional Project Closeout Services Environmental Technical Support Hudson Street Lot

5.         Award Contract – Phase II of Drainage Work to Address Bergen County Violation Notice – Fleet Services

6.         Award Contract – Disposal of Ground Yard Waste and Grass Clippings Lakeview Compost Facility for Recycling Division

7.         Additional Award – King’s Pond Park Development Phase II

8.         Award Contract – Maintenance of Irrigation Systems – Parks Department

9.         Update on the Gate House – 1057 Hillcrest Road


d.         Policy

1.         Ridgewood Arts Council – Fundraising

2.         Designate Flood Plain Administrator

3.         Prohibit Parking of Vehicles, Trailers, Recreational Vehicles and Boats on Backyard Grass

4.         Allow Six Foot Fences in Residential Zones

5.         Community Access Network Membership


e.         Operations                              

1.         Empty Store Front Ordinance

2.         Major Soil Permit – Hopper Ridge Condominium Association, Inc.

3.         Memorandum of Understanding – Health Department

4.         Confirm Endorsement of Community Development Block Grant – Care Plus New Jersey


10.       Review of April 14, 2021 Public Meeting Agenda

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

12.       Closed

a.         Legal – Town Garage, Ridgewood Community Foundation

b.          Personnel – Boards and Committees, Village Attorney


13.       Adjournment


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