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July 8, 2011

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 11:52 AM by Terri Oswin

Our next Town Council meeting is Monday, July 11th at 7:00pm.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Lorraine has prepared the minutes of the June 27th Regular Meeting for your approval.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
At this point in the meeting, the Town Council welcomes comments from any member of the public on any topic.  To help facilitate an orderly meeting and to permit the opportunity for anyone who wishes to be heard, speakers are asked to limit their comments to 5 minutes.  If reading from a prepared statement, please provide a copy and email a copy to the Clerk’s Office after making your comments so it may be properly reflected in the minutes. 

SWEARING–IN CEREMONY
Swearing in of a Class II Special Police Officer - Kyle J. Phlegar  

COUNCIL & MANAGER REPORTS
Proposed flood damage control ordinance – J. Caldwell

ORDINANCES - 2nd Reading and public hearing

Ordinance 2011-11  will re-appropriate funds to allow for various improvements to Spring Street and the Historic District and Route 206.

Ordinance 2011-12  is a refunding bond ordinance.

Ordinance 2011-13 will re-appropriate funds to allow for the acquisition of security cameras at the DPW facility.

OLD BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA
All items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine and non-controversial by the Town Council and will be approved by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member so requests, in which case the item will be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda.

Resolution #147-2011* - Refer revised land development ordinances to the Town Planning Board for review and comment.

Resolution #148-2011* - To cancel receivable and appropriated reserve balances in the Federal and State grant fund.

Resolution #149-2011* - Approval of a renewal application for a junk dealer’s license for George’s Salvage Company.

Resolution #150-2011* - Approval of a renewal application for a junk dealer’s license for Newton Auto Salvage, LLC.

Resolution #151-2011* - Approving the settlement of Kattermann and Reinhart v. Town of Newton Zoning Board of Adjustment, et al, and Nardino and Radzelovage v. Town of Newton Zoning Board of Adjustment, et al.

Resolution #152-2011* - Appointment of a Class II – Special Police Officer – Kyle J. Phlegar.

Resolution #153-2011* - Authorize credits due water and sewer utility accounts.

Resolution #155-2011*
- Approve bills and vouchers for payment.

Applications* -

  1. Application for an off-premise raffle from HSA St. Joseph School, 20 Jefferson Street, Newton, to be held Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 8:00pm at St. Joseph Regional School, 20 Jefferson Street, Newton, NJ.
  2.  Application for membership to the Newton Fire Department from Kieran Gill, 7 Kory Road, Newton, NJ.

INTERMISSION

DISCUSSION

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

COUNCIL & MANAGER COMMENTS

ADJOURNMENT

Due to ongoing server repairs and maintenance, the ever-popular and exciting “Week in Review” and “Dates to Remember” sections shall return next week.  

Enjoy your weekend!  TSRJR