1.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

2.

ROLL CALL

3.

SUNSHINE STATEMENT

4.

SUSPEND REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS

5.

RESUME REGULAR ORDER OF BUSINESS

6.

WORKSHOP

7.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

7.I.

Draft Minutes 9/26/2018

8.

MAYORAL APPOINTMENTS

9.

REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS

10.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS

10.I.

Event Requests

 

Recommended for approval by the Special Events Committee.  (All approvals subject to final plan review by Special Events Committee.) 

  • Request from residents of John Street to close John Street from Prospect Avenue to Harrison Avenue from 12noon to 10pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 for a block party.
  • Request from Lunch Break to hold annual Community Picnic/Softball Event at Count Basie Field from 8am to 4pm on Saturday, August 17, 2018 with a rain date of August 18, 2018.
  • Request from Phoenix Productions to hold a craft show at their 59 Chestnut Street facility from 11am to 4pm on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2, 2018.

RiverCenter Requests:

  • Permission to install holiday lights, decorations and tree in the business district in accordance with plans from previous years.  All decorations to be removed by January 15, 2019.  Lights to be removed by March 31, 2019.
  • Request for free parking on November 23 & 24, 2018 (Black Friday, Small Business Saturday) and from December 12 through 25, 2018 for holiday shopping.
  • Approval of Horse & Wagon Rides each Saturday from November 24 through December 22 2018.
  • Permission to hold “Winter on Broad Street” event on Sunday, December 9, 2018 with ice skating and a “live” snow globe and to close Broad Street from Monmouth Street to White Street/Wallace Street from 9am to 9pm.

11.

PUBLIC COMMENT--Ordinances on First Reading and Resolutions Only

12.

ORDINANCES - First Reading

12.I.

2018-30 An Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Chapter 490, Planning and Development Regulations, Related to Commercial Recreational Uses

12.II.

2018-31 An Ordinance Adopting a Redevelopment Plan for the Property Identified on the Borough’s Official Tax Map as Block 3, Lots 2.01, 4.01, 6, 7.01 AND 9.01

13.

ORDINANCES - Public Hearing and Final Adoption

13.I.

2018-24 An Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Chapter 490, Planning and Development Regulations Relating to Tattoo Establishments.

13.II.

2018-25 An Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Chapter 490, Planning and Development Regulations, Relating to Alternative Treatment Centers.

13.III.

2018-27 A Bond Ordinance Amending and Supplementing Bond Ordinance Number 2017-21 Finally Adopted on July 26, 2017 and Further Amended by Bond Ordinance Number 2018-09 Finally Adopted on March 28, 2018 to Increase the Total Appropriation therein from $825,000 to $1,400,000, to Increase the Total Debt Authorization therein from $825,000 to $1,400,000, and to Amend and Supplement Other Provisions therein.

13.IV.

2018-29 An Ordinance Amending Chapter 680: “Vehicles and Traffic” to Include New Four-Way Stop Intersections at Oakland Street & Pearl Street and East Bergen Place & South Street.

14.

RESOLUTIONS

14.I.

18-240 A Resolution Authorizing Curfew for October 30 and 31, 2018.

Documents:
  1. 18-240.pdf
14.II.

18-241 A Resolution Appointing Full Time Level 2 Police Department Dispatcher.

Documents:
  1. 18-241.pdf
14.III.

18-242 A Resolution Awarding a Professional Services Contract to CME Associates for Engineering Services for the East Side Park & Mohawk Pond Improvements.

Documents:
  1. 18-242.pdf
14.IV.

18-243 A Resolution Awarding a Professional Services Contract to CME Associates for Engineering Services for the East Bergen Place Water Main Replacement Project.

Documents:
  1. 18-243.pdf
14.V.

18-244 A Resolution Authorizing Change Order No. 2 Related to the Contract with Lucas Brothers, Inc. for the Improvements to East Bergen Place Project in Accordance with the Requirements Set Forth in N.J.A.C. 5:30-11.9 et seq.

Documents:
  1. 18-244.pdf
14.VI.

18-245 A Resolution Awarding a Fair and Open Professional Services Contract for Redevelopment Agency Consulting & Oversight Services to Government Strategy Group.

Documents:
  1. 18-245.pdf
14.VII.

18-246 A Resolution Awarding a Contract Pursuant to the Local Public Contracts Law to GR Masonry Work, LLC., Belleville, New Jersey, for East Side Park and Mohawk Pond Improvements.

Documents:
  1. 18-246.pdf
15.

PROCLAMATIONS

16.

PAYMENT OF VOUCHERS

16.I.

A Resolution for Payment of Bills Amounting to $1,822,478.12.

17.

OLD BUSINESS

18.

NEW BUSINESS

19.

AUDIENCE

20.

EXECUTIVE SESSION

21.

ADJOURN EXECUTIVE SESSION

22.

ADJOURNMENT