Our next regular Town Council meeting (in person and via Zoom – Hybrid Regular Meeting) is Monday, October 23, 2023, beginning at 7:00pm.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The Clerk’s office has prepared for consideration and approval the minutes from October 11, 2023 - Regular Meeting.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
This is for those that wish to address the Town Council but do not plan to stay for the whole meeting. There is a note to the public on the agenda to please keep their comments to a maximum of 3 minutes and limited to one turn at the microphone. This allows ample time for all who wish to speak and keeps the meeting moving forward. The public can speak on any matter. Council may choose to comment after the entire public portion has concluded. Comments from the public will be both in-person and via Zoom.
COUNCIL & MANAGER REPORTS
If none of you have any items that you wish to pull from the Consent Agenda, the Mayor shall call for one roll call vote for all the Consent Agenda items.
Resolution #235-2023* approves the issuance of a Class 5 Cannabis Retailer License to Releaf Newton, LLC.
Resolution #236-2023* amends Resolution #54-2023 the award of a Required Disclosure Contract for Paulus, Sokolowski, and Sartor, LLC as Alternate Water and Sewer Engineers for 2023.
Resolution #237-2023* amends Resolution #38-2023 the award of a Required Disclosure Contract for Frederick J. Margron, P.E., REM, CEA of the firm Professional Consulting, Inc. as Sewer Engineer for 2023.
Resolution #238-2023* inserts a Special Items of Revenue in the 2023 Town of Newton Budget Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:4-87 (C. 159, PL 1948).
Resolution #239-2023* cancels capital appropriation balances in the general capital fund.
Resolution #240-2023* approves Bills and Vouchers for payment.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Morris Lake is ½ inch below the top of the spillway.
We are continuing to work on our Best Practices annual submission to the State of NJ.
We are working on the 2024 NPP budget with Jessica Caldwell.
Another successful Tom Talk as Danielle Finkle talked about all things recreation and senior services. Next up: Jessica Caldwell!
Plans continue forth on the Halloween Parade, Holiday Parade, and Tree Lighting events.
The lobby and Council Chambers will be receiving new paint jobs over the next several weeks.
Several of us attended the annual Sussex County Economic Development Partnership Awards Luncheon at North Shore House. The Town was up for three (3) awards.
Congratulations to our friend Dr. Dale Caldwell who will formally be installed tomorrow as the 15thPresident (and first African-American president) of Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ. I will be attending this wonderful event and look forward to working with him and his new team on the EZones.
Yours In Service,