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June 24, 2016

Posted on June 24, 2016 at 10:21 AM by Thomas Russo, Jr.

I have scheduled an interview with Tina Larsen for a position as an Alternate for the Planning Board for Monday night at 6:00pm.

On Monday, there will be a reception beginning at 6:30pm to honor Councilwoman Becker, and the Town Council meeting will begin at 7:00pm.

Our Reorganization Meeting will be Friday, July 1st beginning at 3:30pm with a reception immediately following at Spring Street Pub and Grill.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Lorraine's office has prepared the minutes from the June 13th Regular meeting for consideration and approval.

COUNCIL & MANAGER REPORTS

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This is for those that wish to address the Town Council but do not plan on staying for the whole meeting. There is a note to the public on the agenda to please keep their comments to a maximum of 5 minutes. This allows ample time for all whom wish to speak and keeps the meeting moving forward. The public can speak on any matter.

ORDINANCES

OLD BUSINESS

CONSENT AGENDA
Resolution #95-2016* will renew the Retail Consumption liquor license for Spring Street Pub & Grill.

Resolution #96-2016* will authorize advertising on the Town Shuttle Bus.

Resolution #97-2016* will renew the taxicab owner’s license for Doragail Spicer t/a DADS Taxi & Limo.

Resolution #98-2016* will renew the taxicab driver’s license for Doragail Spicer.

Resolution #99-2016* will renew the taxicab driver’s license for Glenn T. Spicer.

Resolution #100-2016* will renew the taxicab driver’s license for Ralph E. Drake.

Resolution #101-2016* will approve the initial taxicab owner’s license for Sussex Taxi & Limo Service.

Resolution #102-2016* will approve the initial taxicab driver’s license for Adda V. Delgado Pacheco.

Resolution #103-2016* will approve the initial taxicab driver’s license for Oscar E. Cespedes.

Resolution #104-2016* will cancel a grants receivable balance for the Pedestrian Safety Grant in the amount of $2,880.80.

Resolution #105-2016* will authorize bills and vouchers for payment.

Resolution #106-2016* will authorize the lease/purchase of two 2016 police interceptor SUV vehicles with options.

Resolution #107-2016* will authorize the redemption of monies to an outside lien holder for Block 22.04, Lot 1.

RESOLUTION
Resolution #108-2016 will authorize reducing the Performance Surety Bond posted by Grande Villaggio for Phase 1 of the project. The mayor will recuse himself on same.

INTERMISSION

DISCUSSION
1. Non-Binding Referendum – A draft Ordinance asking the public to vote on whether to move the municipal election to November. The draft has been shared on Google.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

COUNCIL & MANAGER COMMENTS

THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Morris Lake is 23 inches below spillway. Water restrictions are still in place.

Jo-Med Contracting was out fixing the sink hole on Stuart Street on Thursday.

High Point Electric has been out this week replacing the remaining lights along Main Street. Work should be completed by the end of the next week.

Bid specifications for Fox Hollow Lake repairs and plans have been sent back to USDA for final approval. The advertising for bids should be in the paper in mid-July.

I attended a great breakfast meeting with Senate President Steve Sweeney yesterday in Warren, NJ at which he discussed a wide array of topics from school funding to the TTF.

Have a great weekend!
Yours in Service,
TSRJR