Pending Ordinances and Resolutions

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARRENCOUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PRE-PAYMENT OF CERTAIN BILLS FOR 2020

 

RESOLUTION 2020-51

 

WHEREAS, the Township of Knowlton has budgeted funds for payment of obligations including, utilities, payroll, debt service, governmental fees and other statutory payments, insurance, and for the advertising, printing and mailing costs of the Township; and,

 

WHEREAS , the payment of these items occasionally arrives out of time for placement

on the next available list of bills and claims, thereby inadvertently placing these bills and mailings in arrears because of the schedule of meetings; and

 

WHEREAS, the Township’s Chief Financial Officer and Township Attorney have

advised that the governing body may provide for the pre-payment of these items, so that they may be paid in a timely manner without penalty.

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, State of New Jersey that the Chief Financial Officer be and is hereby authorized and directed to make pre-payment of the following items prior to the same appearing on the next meeting’s list of bills and claims:

 

  1. Utilities (electric, gas, water, sewer and telephone, cellular telephone, gasoline. diesel fuel, internet providers, etc.).
  2. Township payroll and payroll agencies.
  3. Debt service as evidenced by pre-authorized bonds and/or notes.
  4. Health, dental and other insurance premiums and/or claims.
  5. Governmental fees and other statutory payments (school, county, sewage authority, state and county fees).
  6. Bills pertaining to the advertising, printing, and mailing costs of the Township.
  7. Third party fees collected through pre-authorized credit/debit card processing.
  8. Bills where vendor discounts are granted for timely payment. (Example 2% discount for payments made within 10 days.) Maximum dollar amount allowed is $20,000.
  9. Inter-fund Obligations
  10. Purchase of Investments

Date: March 26, 2020

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call: Cuntala--, McNinch--, Shipps--, Van Horn--, Starrs--

 

 

 

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Knowlton Township Committee at a meeting held on March 26, 2020.

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

EMPOWERING TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT OF LAND USE BOARD PROFESSIONAL BILLING DURING A PUBLIC EMERGENCY

RESOLUTION 2020-52

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Executive Order No. 103, Governor Phil Murphy declared that a Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency exist in the State of New Jersey as a result of an outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) is a contagious, and at times fatal, respiratory disease; and

WHEREAS, on March 15, 2020, the Township of Knowlton (the “Township”) declared that a local public health emergency and state of emergency exist in the Township; and

WHEREAS , pursuant to Executive Order No. 107, Governor Phil Murphy ordered that all public gatherings be cancelled until further notice; and

WHEREAS, to protect the public health, safety, and welfare the Township Land Use Board (the “Board”) has temporarily cancelled its upcoming meetings; and

WHEREAS, the Board’s professionals currently have outstanding bills that will accrue late fees or interest before the Board is able to meet again and approve the payment of outstanding bills; and

WHEREAS, the Board has forwarded the bills and claims received by it for review and approval by the Committee.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton is hereby authorized to approve the payment of Land Use Board bills and claims as part of its bill list at each regular meeting during times of emergency when the Board is prevented from meeting.

 

Date: March 26, 2020

 

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call: Cuntala--, McNinch--, Shipps--, Van Horn--, Starrs--

 

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Knowlton Township Committee at a meeting held on March 26, 2020.

 

 

_________________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowlton Township Warren County New Jersey