20211013 - Village Council Regular Public Meeting Agenda

   

VILLAGE OF RIDGEWOOD

VILLAGE COUNCIL

REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

OCTOBER 13, 2021

8:00 P.M.

 

1.   Call to Order - Mayor

2.   Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act  

3.   Roll Call - Village Clerk

4.   Flag Salute and Moment of Silence

5.   Acceptance of Financial Reports

6.   Approval of Minutes

7.   Proclamations

     a.   National Diabetes Awareness Month

     b.   Declare October National Bullying Prevention Month

 

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.

 

 Decorum

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.

 

8.  Comments from the Public (Not to exceed 3 minutes   per person - 40 minutes in total)

9.   Village Manager's Report

10.  Village Council Reports

11.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION – RIDGEWOOD WATER

 

3874 – Bond Ordinance – Water Utility Improvements due to Damage from Hurricane Ida (NTE $75,000) –  Appropriates this money for various capital improvements needed, due to damage done by Hurricane Ida, to various items owned by the Ridgewood Water Utility

 

12.  ORDINANCES - PUBLIC HEARING – RIDGEWOOD WATER

NONE

 

13.  RESOLUTIONS – RIDGEWOOD WATER

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 21-298 THROUGH 21-304 ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL. THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

 

21-298    Award Sole Source Contract – Exchange of Granulated Activated Carbon Vessels at Carr Well (NTE $161,200) – Awards a sole source contract to Calgon Carbon, 300 GSK Drive, Moon Township, PA

21-299    Rescind Resolution #21-210 – Award Contract Under State Contract – Western Star Tandem Axle Dump Truck – Rescinds Resolution #21-210, due to the fact that the vendor has notified the Village that they will no longer be building the model requested

21-300    Award Contract Under State Contract – Western Star Tandem Axle Dump Truck (NTE $159,296) –  Awards a contract under State Contract to Hudson County Motors, 290 Secaucus Road, Secaucus, NJ

21-301    Award Contract Under North Jersey Wastewater Cooperative Pricing System – Maintenance of Pumps and Motors – Repairs, Replacement and Installation (NTE $57,663.97) – Awards a contract under North Jersey Wastewater Cooperative Pricing System to NSI Neal Systems, 122 Terry Drive, Newtown, PA

21-302    Award Contract – Twinney PFAS Treatment Construction (NTE $532,000) – Awards a Contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Pact Two, LLC, 554 NJ-31, Ringoes, NJ

21-303    Award Professional Services Contract – PFAS Rate Setting, and Review of 2022 Budget and Water Rates (NTE $9,000) – Awards a Professional Services Contract to Howard J. Woods, Jr. & Associates, LLC, 49 Overhill  Road, East Brunswick, NJ

21-304    Reject Bids – Pipes, Appurtenances and Service Materials – Rejects all bids for pipes, appurtenances and service materials due to the fact that one of the bids was overlooked when the bids were opened

 

14.  ORDINANCES – INTRODUCTION

 

3875 - Bond Ordinance – Various Capital Improvements due to Damage Done by Hurricane Ida ($1,564,500)  – Appropriates this money for various capital improvements needed, due to damage done by Hurricane Ida, for the Parks Department, Water Pollution Control Facilities, Police Department, and Village Hall

3876 – Amend Chapter 165 – Garbage, Rubbish, Refuse and   Recycling – Definitions of Bulk Refuse – Defines what items are and are not considered bulk refuse

3877 – Amend Chapter 165 – Garbage, Rubbish, Refuse and   Recycling – Container Specifications and Setout Requirements – Limits bulk refuse to seven items maximum per household per bulk pickup. Also delineates items which should be separated from bulk refuse items.

 

15.  ORDINANCES – PUBLIC HEARING

 

3873 – Vacating a Portion of Upper Boulevard and Barrington Road

 

16.  RESOLUTIONS

 

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS, NUMBERED 21-305 THROUGH 21-322, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF RESOLUTION 21-321 WHICH WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY, ARE TO BE ADOPTED BY A CONSENT AGENDA, WITH ONE VOTE BY THE VILLAGE COUNCIL. THERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION BESIDE EACH RESOLUTION TO BE CONSIDERED ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. EACH RESOLUTION WILL BE READ BY TITLE ONLY:

 

21-305    Award Contract – Layout, Printing, Assembly and Distribution of 2022 Village Calendar  (NTE $12,379) – Awards a contract to the entity with the lowest responsible quote, Ridgewood Press, 609 Franklin Turnpike, Ridgewood, NJ

21-306    Title 59 Approval – Ridgewood Train Station Taxi Stand – North Broad Street – Approves  the plans and specifications for Station Repairs at the Ridgewood Railroad Station Taxi Stand at North Broad Street in the Village of Ridgewood, prepared by Connolly and Hickey, Historical Architects, and the Ridgewood Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

21-307    Award Contract – Ridgewood Train Station Taxi Stand – North Broad Street (NTE $35,500) – Awards a contract to the entity with the lowest responsible quote, Tri-Plex Industries, Inc., 933 US Highway 9 North, South Amboy, NJ

21-308    Award Contract – Web-based Municipal Management Software (NTE $32,500) – Awards a contract to the entity with the lowest responsible quote, Spatial Data Logic, 285 Davidson Avenue, Suite 302, Somerset, NJ

21-309    Title 59 Approval – Furnishing Laboratory Analysis Services – Water Pollution Control Facility – Approves the plans and specifications for Furnishing Laboratory Analysis Services Beginning January 1, 2022  through December 31, 2022, inclusive, prepared by the Ridgewood Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

21-310    Award Contract – Furnishing Laboratory Analysis Services – Water Pollution Control Facility (NTE $31,257) – Awards a contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Garden State Laboratories, Inc., 410 Hillside Avenue, Hillside, NJ

21-311    Title 59 Approval – Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Bisulfite Solution and Sodium Hypochlorite Solution – Water Pollution Control Facility – Approves the plans and specifications for Furnishing and Delivering of Sodium Bisulfite Solution and Sodium Hypochlorite Solution Beginning January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022, inclusive, prepared by the Ridgewood Engineering Division, pursuant to Title 59

21-312    Award Contract – Furnishing and Delivering Sodium Bisulfite Solution and Sodium Hypochlorite Solution – Water Pollution Control Facility (NTE $80,853) – Awards a contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Miracle Chemical Company, Division of W.R. Neumann Company, Inc., 1151b State Highway 33, Farmingdale, NJ

21-313    Award Professional Services Contract – Update to Parking Rate Feasibility Study (NTE $7,800) – Awards a Professional Services Contract to the original entity that developed the original Parking Rate Feasibility Study, Walker Consultants, 49  West 38th Street, 9th floor, New York, NY

21-314    Chapter 159 – Accept Municipal Alliance Grant - Requests the Director of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of a special item of revenue into the 2021 budget  for Bergen County Department of Health  Services-Municipal Alliance Grant Program in the amount of $4,507.18 and that a like sum  be appropriated in the 2021 budget for Bergen County Department of Health Services-  Municipal Alliance Grant Program in the amount of $4,507.18

21-315    Chapter 159 – Accept State of New Jersey, Department of Health - Strengthening Local Public Health Capacity Program Grant -  Requests the Director of Local Government Services to approve the insertion of a special item of revenue into the 2021 budget for State of NJ, Department of Health-  Strengthening Local Public Health Capacity Program Grant in the amount of $291,942 and that a like sum be appropriated in the 2021 budget for State of NJ, Department of Health- Strengthening Local Public Health Capacity Program Grant Other Expenses in the amount of $291,942

21-316    Change in Title and Text – Matching Funds for Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant – Requests the  Director of the Division of Local Government Services to make the following correction in the 2021 budget: From: Recreation Department  – Other Expense: $4,000.00, To: Matching Funds for Grants: Local Share – New Jersey Department of Community Affairs-Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Grant – $4,000.00. This will  provide 20% matching funds for a grant  received for providing recreational  programs for individuals with disabilities.

21-317    Change Start Date for Outdoor Cafes in 2022 -   Allows outdoor cafes to operate from January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022 to  provide additional seating for eateries in the Village

21-318    Authorize Cancellation of Certain Property Tax Delinquencies/Overpayments – Authorizes the Tax Collector to cancel delinquent property taxes or refund property tax overpayments in amounts of less than $10

21-319    Approve Proposal by American Legion Post 53  for Gold Star Families Monument in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square – Approves the proposal by American Legion Post 53 to place a permanent Gold Star Families monument in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square

21-320    Approve Proposal by Conservancy for Ridgewood Public Lands – Restoration of Parkland Along North Broad Street – Approves the proposal by the Conservancy for Ridgewood Public Lands to restore the parkland along North Broad Street

21-322    Change in Title and Text – Matching Funds for Municipal Alliance Grant – Requests the Director of the Division of Local Government Services to make the following correction in the 2021 budget: From: Recreation Department  – Other Expense: $1,126.80, To: Matching  Funds for Grants: Local Share – Bergen County  Department of Health Services Municipal Alliance Grant Program – Other Expense: $1,126.80. This will provide 25% matching  funds for a grant received for providing drug and alcohol awareness programs.

 

THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION, NUMBERED 21-321, WILL BE CONSIDERED SEPARATELY AND READ IN FULL:

 

21-321    Appoint Members to Zoning Board of Adjustment

17.  Comments from the Public (Not to Exceed 5 minutes per person)

 

18.  Adjournment

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