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June 28, 2016

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 2:21 PM by Terri Oswin

REORGANIZATION MEETING
I will briefly review the items on the Reorganization Meeting agenda for you for Friday afternoon at 3:30pm.

INVOCATION
Mr. Anwar Qarmout will perform the invocation.

OATH OF OFFICE FOR NEWLY ELECTED OFFICIALS
The first order of business will be the swearing-in of the newly elected officials. Kevin Kelly, Esq. will swear in Dan Flynn and Lorraine A. Read, RMC will swear-in Helen Le Frois.

DESIGNATION OF TEMPORARY MAYOR
The next order of business is the Council will designate a temporary chairperson to oversee the meeting.

NOMINATION AND SELECTION OF MAYOR
Lorraine will swear-in our new Mayor.

NOMINATION AND SELECTION OF DEPUTY MAYOR
Lorraine will swear in our Deputy Mayor.

COMMENTS BY TOWN MANAGER, COUNCIL, AND MAYOR

ORDINANCES
There are three ordinances for introduction:

Ordinance 2016-7 will establish parking and traffic regulations for Straway Boulevard.

Ordinance 2016-8 will amend the Property Maintenance Code as discussed at the June 13th meeting.

Ordinance 2016-9 will add new job titles to our salary ordinance in order to best facilitate staffing changes in the Department of Public Works.

CONSENT AGENDA
Resolution #109-2016* will reaffirm the banks designated to be used as depositories of municipal funds.

Resolution #110-2016* will reaffirm the newspapers to be used for the publication of legal advertisements.

Resolution #111-2016* will reaffirm the regular meetings of the Governing Body to be held on the second and fourth Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted) for the remainder of the year.

Resolution #112-2016* will designate Town officials who are authorized to sign checks for the municipality.

Resolution #113-2016* will reaffirm that the CFO and/or Finance Director is the individual authorized to sell Bond Anticipation Notes.

Resolution #114-2016* will appoint the Mayor as a Class I member of the Planning Board.

Resolution #115-2016* is the appointment of the Class III member to the Planning Board. By ordinance this must be a member of the Town Council, traditionally it is the Deputy Mayor.

Resolution #116-2016* will name the Town Manager as the Hearing Officer in all matters of dispute.

Resolution #117-2016* will appoint members to the Ad Hoc Redevelopment Team.

Resolution #118-2016* will appoint Dep. Mayor Levante as the Town Council liaison on the Economic Development Advisory Commission.

Resolution #119-2016* will appoint Mayor Diglio as the Council liaison to the Historic Preservation Advisory Commission.

Resolution #120-2016* will confirm and establish petty cash and change funds.

Resolution #121-2016* will appoint Tina Larsen as an Alternate Member of the Planning Board.

Resolution #122-2016* will approve bills and vouchers for payment.

Resolution #123-2016* will authorize retiree medical benefits for Police Officer Daniel Smith as negotiated.



APPOINTMENT
The Mayor will appoint the Town Manager as a Class II representative to the Planning Board.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

BENEDICTION
The benediction will be performed by Pastor Frank Leone of Christ Community Church, Newton, NJ.

ADJOURNMENT

Enjoy your 4th of July Weekend – be safe!

Yours in Service,
Tom