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BOROUGH OF LAVALLETTE

CAUCUS/REGULAR MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL

 LAVALLETTE MUNICIPAL BUILDING

 May 2, 2016-7:00 pm

 

CALL TO ORDER:   Mayor Walter LaCicero, presiding

 

ROLL CALL:  Council Members Borowski, Filippone, Zalom, Stogdill, Finter and Lamb

                           

Also present:       Donnelly Amico, Acting Municipal Clerk

                              Eric Bernstein, Borough Attorney       

                                                                                                 

READING OF THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT STATEMENT: Notice of this meeting was published in the Ocean Star on January 8, 2016.  Notice was also posted on our municipal bulletin board and municipal website.

           

MOMENT OF SILENCE:  

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:    

 

MAYOR’S WELCOMING STATEMENT:   

 

COMMENTS FROM PUBLIC (Items not listed on agenda / not staying for remainder of meeting)

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

 

Minutes of Regular Meeting of April 18, 2016

 

Motion: Second: Vote:

 

REPORTS:

 

a)      Construction Report for April 2016-Councilwoman Filippone

b)      Zoning Report for April 2016-Councilwoman Filippone

 c)   Municipal Court Report for April 2016-Councilwoman Filippone

 d)   Police Overtime Report for April 2016-Councilwoman Filippone

 e)   Public Works Report for April 2016-Councilman Lamb

 f)    Public Affairs Report-Council President Zalom

 g)   Tax Account Report for April 2016-Tax Collector

 h)   Revenue Transaction Report for March 2016-Chief Financial Officer    

 

Motion: Second: Vote:

 

ON CONSENT AGENDA/OFF CONSENT AGENDA, AND VOUCHERS:

 

RESOLUTIONS – ON CONSENT

 

2016-149                  appointing Class I Officers for the Lavallette Police Department at an hourly rate of $9.00 effective May 15, 2016 through September 5, 2016

 

2016-150                  approving a facilities use application to Melissa Amato from Pink Buddha Yoga to hold yoga on the Washington Avenue beach on Saturdays in July and August at 8am has been approved

 

2016-151                  appointing Susan Kilcheski as a part-time Building Inspector for the Lavallette Construction Department at an hourly rate of $35.00 effective immediately

 

2016-152                  appointing Pam Caucino as the Beach Badge Checker Supervisor for the 2016 summer season at a weekly rate of $551.82 for a total of 13 weeks for the 2016 summer season

 

2016-153                  awarding a contract to Garden State Fireworks to hold our Fireworks Display on July 3, 2016 with a rain date of July 10, 2016

 

2016-154                  appointing Shane Hart and James Allen as full time laborers for the Department of Public Works

 

2016-155                  authorizing a refund to MA Urgola Enterprises for unused off duty escrow in the amount of $141.38

 

2016-156                  accepting the retirement of Christopher Parlow and authorizing payment of unused sick and vacation time

 

2016-157                  amending the 2016 temporary budget

 

2016-158                  approving a facilities use application to Waves of Impact to hold their free surf camps on the Trenton Avenue beach for wounded vets and disabled children on Tuesday, July 26th from 10am to 3pm and Wednesday, July 27th from 10am to 4pm

 

2016-159                  approving application for Christopher K. Avallone as an active member of the Lavallette Volunteer Fire Company #1

 

2016-160                  approving application for Timothy J. Perruso as an active member of the Lavallette Volunteer Fire Company #1

 

2016-161                  approving application for Jacob R. Yeager as an active member of the Lavallette Volunteer Fire Company #1

 

2016-162                  appointing John Bennett as the new part-time Administrator for the Borough of Lavallette at an annual salary of $80,000

 

2016-163                  approving a facilities use application to Charles Sellers from DQ Events to hold a ½ mile ocean swim starting at Princeton Avenue to Diane Lane in Ortley Beach and a 3 mile run starting at Diane Lane in Ortley Beach to our boardwalk from Trenton Avenue to Ortley Avenue and then back on August 23, 2016 from 5pm to 8pm

 

Motion: Second: Discussion: Public Comment: Vote:

RESOLUTION - OFF CONSENT:

APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS:

2016-164                                 Bills List in the amount of $3,670,303.64

Motion: Second: Vote:

COMMUNICATIONS:

Legal:

a)      Eric M. Bernstein & Associates/Eric Bernstein, Esq/Lenny’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, Inc. v. Borough of Lavallette/Received April 15, 2016

b)      Eric M. Bernstein & Associates/Eric Bernstein, Esq/Drone/Unmanned Aircraft Regulation/Received April 27, 2016

Engineering:   

 

a)                  O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Guyer Avenue Road   

            Improvements/Received April 6, 2016

b)                  O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Gregory and Elissa

            Torre Residence/PV Solar Panel System/12 Camden Avenue/Received April 8, 2016

c)            O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Guyer Avenue Road

d)           Improvements/Received April 21, 2016

e)            O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Construction of New 

            Lifeguard Headquarters/Pay Estimate No. 2/Received April 26, 2016

f)             O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Guyer Avenue Road

            Improvements/NJDOT Local Aid Infrastructure Fund FY 2015/Received April 27, 2016

g)            O’Donnell, Stanton & Associates/Michael O’Donnell, Engineer/Preconstruction 

              Conference Minutes/Guyer Avenue Road Improvements/Received April 28, 2016

 

      

New Jersey League of Municipalities:

 

a)                  Weekly Policy Update/Received April 1, 2016

b)                  Weekly Policy Update/Received April 8, 2016

c)                  NJBIZ & The New Jersey League of Municipalities Inaugural Public Private Partnership Awards/Received April 15, 2016

d)                 Weekly Policy Update/Received April 15, 2016

e)                  $100,000 Smart City  Technologies Grant Announced/Received April 19, 2016

f)                   Council on Local Mandates Invalidates Police Camera Mandate/Received April 20, 2016

g)                  Galloway Twp. Wins OPRA Case/Received April 21, 2016

 

General With No Action:

 

a)                  FEMA/NFIP Transformation Task Force Update/Received April 4, 2016

b)                  Office of the Ocean County Engineer/John Ernst, Engineer/Need to Notify County on all Open Space Acquisitions along County Roadways in Lavallette/Received April 4, 2016

c)                  Ocean County Mosquito Extermination Commission/NJDEP Approved Fact Sheets/Michael Romanowski, Supt./Received April 4, 2016

d)                 NJ Bankers/Michael Affuso, Exec. Vice President/Property Maintenance Issues/Received April 4, 2016

e)                  DEP News Release/DEP and NJDOT Working to Ensure Protection of Barnegat Bay Water Quality During Route 35 Storm Water System Sealing Operations/Received April 5, 2016

f)                   DEP News Release/Christie Administration Providing Residents More Than 102,000 Seedlings to Replace Trees Lost During Superstorm Sandy/Received April 5, 2016

g)                  Office of the County Engineer/John Ernst, Engineer/2016 County Road Improvement Program/Received April 6, 2016

h)                  New Jersey Natural Gas/Maria Diaz, Supervisor/National Dig Safety Month/Received April 7, 2016

i)                    FEMA Launches New Preparedness Feature to Smartphone App/Received April 8, 2016

j)                    Dolores Sheptock/103 New York Avenue/thanking Mayor and Council for the extra benches on the boardwalk/Received April 13, 2016

k)                  State of New Jersey/Department of Transportation/Genevieve Clifton, Manager/Lavallette Beach Channel Maintenance Dredging/Received April 13, 2016

l)                    Ocean County Department of Solid Waste Management/Gerry Little, Freeholder/Ocean County Recycling Revenue Sharing Program Check in the Amount of $2,315.49/Received April 14, 2016

m)                American Red Cross/Steven Sarinelli, NJ Disaster Officer/Red Cross Response for Emergencies in our Town/Received April 20, 2016

n)                  State of New Jersey/Office of the Attorney General/Robert Lougy, Acting AG/State of New Jersey, Department of Transportation v. Great Swan Bay Corp./Received April 21, 2016

o)                  Ocean County Planning Board/David McKeon, Planning Director/Ocean County Wastewater Management Plan/Received April 22, 2016

p)                  State of New Jersey/Department of Transportation/Michael Russo, Director/Denial of NJDOT 2016 Municipal Aid Program for President Avenue/Received April 22, 2016

q)                  Borough of Seaside Heights/Thomas Boyd, Chief/Invitation to Class I Officers Graduation on May 1, 2016/Received April 25, 2016

r)                   J.R. Henderson Labs, Inc./Margaret Ellis, Lab Manager/Borough of Lavallette Water Utility Testing/Received April 28, 2016

 

General With Action:

 

a)                  Peter Nemeth/4 Hines Court/requesting assistance from Mayor and Council for a water bill in the amount of $2,293.52 for High Usage in a Vacant Home/Received April 14, 2016

 

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             NEW BUSINESS:

 

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC:

 

COMMENTS FROM THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

ADJOURNMENT: