Pending Ordinances and Resolutions

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowlton Township

County of Warren, State of New Jersey

Ordinance #2018-05

 

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF DPW EQUIPMENT - CHIPPER WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNDING THEREOF

 

BE IT ORDAINED the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren and State of New Jersey, that the following be properly authorized:

 

Purchase of DPW Equipment - Chipper - $42,000.00

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the financing for the above is as follows:

 

FROM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND $42,000.00

 

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the period of usefulness of the improvements is in excess of the five (5) year statutory requirement, and that no debt shall be incurred by the Township for this improvement authorization.

 

The capital budget conforms with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency therewith and the resolution promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full details of the Capital Budget and Capital Program as approved by the Director, Division of Local Government Services as on file with the Municipal Clerk is available for public inspection.

 

This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage and publication in accordance with the law.

 

 

Introduction: June 11, 2018

Motion

Second

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

 

 

 

 

__________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

Knowlton Township

County of Warren, State of New Jersey

Ordinance #2018-06

 

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF DPW EQUIPMENT – TRUCK WITH SNOW PLOW WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE FUNDING THEREOF

 

BE IT ORDAINED the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren and State of New Jersey, that the following be properly authorized:

 

Purchase of DPW Equipment – Truck with Snow Plow - $180,000.00

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the financing for the above is as follows:

 

FROM CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND $140,000.00

FROM GENERAL CAPITAL – FUND BALANCE $ 40,000.00

 

BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that the period of usefulness of the improvements is in excess of the five (5) year statutory requirement, and that no debt shall be incurred by the Township for this improvement authorization.

 

The capital budget conforms with the provisions of this ordinance to the extent of any inconsistency therewith and the resolution promulgated by the Local Finance Board showing full details of the Capital Budget and Capital Program as approved by the Director, Division of Local Government Services as on file with the Municipal Clerk is available for public inspection.

 

This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon passage and publication in accordance with the law.

 

 

Introduction:

Motion

Second

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

 

 

___________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

COUNTY OF WARREN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2018-71

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH KEITH BONCHI, ESQ., OF GMS LAW FOR IN REM FORECLOSURE SERVICES

 

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 54: 5-104.29 et seq, the In Rem Tax Foreclosure Act, allows the governing body of a municipality to foreclose on any of the tax sale certificates held by it; and

WHEREAS, municipalities may desire to foreclose In Rem for reasons including:

To compel payment of taxes,

To remove non-performing properties from tax rolls,

To increase collection rates to lower reserve for uncollected taxes,

To control abandoned properties,

To stabilize the tax base; and

 

WHEREAS, the Knowlton Township Committee expressed a desire to foreclose on such properties at the April 9, 2018, Township Committee meeting; and

WHEREAS, this action has been recommended by the Township auditor; and

WHEREAS, prior to instituting foreclosure a municipality should pass a resolution appointing counsel to do theIn Rem foreclosures; and

WHEREAS,the Township approached three attorneys regarding providing these services; and

WHEREAS, Keith Bonchi, Esquire, of GMS Law has presented the Township with the lowest offer to provide legal services at a cost of $1,400 to $1,600for a minimum of 10 tax sale certificates for properties that do not involve federal liens; and

WHEREAS, GMS Law requests the use of their own title company; and

WHEREAS, the Township Committee wishes to accept this offer.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED:

The Mayor of the Township of Knowlton is hereby authorized to execute the attached Professional Services Contract between Knowlton Township and Keith Bonchi, Esquire, of GMS Law.

 

June 11, 2018

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call:

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2018-78

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTIVE SESSION

WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act; N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq., declares it to be the public policy of the State to insure the right of citizens to have adequate advance notice of and the right to attend meetings of public bodies at which business affecting the public is discussed or acted upon; and

WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act also recognized exceptions to the right of the public to attend portions of such meetings; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Township Committee find it necessary to conduct an executive session closed to the public as permitted by the N.J.S.A. 40:4-12; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Township Committee will reconvene in public session at the conclusion of the executive session;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Township Committee of the Knowlton Township, County of Warren, State of New Jersey that they will conduct an executive session to discuss the following topic (s) as permitted by N.J.S.A. 40:4-12:

  • Contract Negotiations
  • Litigation update

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Township Committee hereby declare that their discussion of the subject (s) identified above may be made public at a time when the Township Attorney advises them that the disclosure of the discussion will not detrimentally affect any right, interest or duty of the Township or any other entity with respect to said discussion.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Township Committee, for the reasons set forth above, hereby declare that the public is excluded from the portion of the meeting during which the above discussion shall take place.

DATE: June 11, 2018

 

Motion:

Second:

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

 

_______________________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Clerk

 

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2018-79

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

TO ENTER INTO A COOPERATIVE PRICING AGREEMENT

 

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-11(5) authorizes contracting units to establish a Cooperative Pricing System and to enter into Cooperative Pricing Agreements for its administration; and

 

WHEREAS, the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey, hereinafter referred to as the “Lead Agency " has offered voluntary participation in a Cooperative Pricing System for the purchase of goods and services;

 

WHEREAS, on June 11,2018 the governing body of the Township of Knowlton County of Warren, State of New Jersey duly considered participation in a Cooperative Pricing System for the provision and performance of goods and services;

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED as follows:

 

TITLE

 

This RESOLUTION shall be known and may be cited as the Cooperative Pricing Resolution of the Township of Knowlton

 

AUTHORITY

 

Pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.A. 40A:11-11(5), the Chief Financial Officer is hereby authorized to enter into a Cooperative Pricing Agreement with the Lead Agency.

 

CONTRACTING UNIT

 

The Lead Agency shall be responsible for complying with the provisions of the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.) and all other provisions of the revised statutes of the State of New Jersey.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE

 

This resolution shall take effect immediately upon passage.

 

CERTIFICATION

 

I hereby, certify that the above resolution was adopted by the Mayor and Committee of Township of Knowlton at a meeting of said governing body held on June 11, 2018.

 

 

 

 

BY:

 

( NAME AND TITLE )

 

ATTEST BY:

 

( NAME AND TITLE)

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEWJERSEY

RESOLUTION 2018-80

Resolution to Award Contract – ESCNJ CO-OP - Chipper

 

WHEREAS, the Township ofKnowltonis a member of the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey and wishes to utilize the contract for purchase of a Chipper; and

WHEREAS, Bobcat of Central Jersey, Green Brook, New Jersey has been awarded Contract ##65MCESCCPS for Grounds Equipment; and

WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available thru a Capital Ordinance.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, and State of New Jersey that the purchase of a Chippernot to exceed $42,000is awarded to Bobcat of Central Jersey 45 Route 22 East Green Brook, NJ 08812.

 

Dated: June 11, 2018

 

Motion:

Second:

Committee Polled: Cuntala-- McNinch-- Shipps-- Van Horn-- Starrs- yes

 

 

 

___________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of a resolution adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, State of New Jersey at a regular meeting held on June 11, 2018.

 

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

COUNTY OF WARREN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2018-81

 

RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF FIREWORKS DISPLAY BY THE LARACUENTE FAMILY ON JULY 7, 2018

 

WHEREAS, a fireworks display will be held in Knowlton Township at 18 Ivan Rd by the Laracuente Family on July 7, 2018; and

 

WHEREAS, a rain date of July 14, 2018 has been requested; and

 

WHEREAS, Knowlton’s Fire Official has verified the NJ state requirements are satisfied; and

 

WHEREAS, discussions between the Governing Body and the Township attorney in 2017 confirm that the firework display requirements of N.J.S.A. 21: 3-9 regarding “public” displays and “groups of individuals” are being met for fireworks in this location; and

 

WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey requires a resolution of support from the Township Governing Body for the issuance of a fireworks permit.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, State of New Jersey that this resolution serves as a resolution of support for conducting fireworks in Knowlton Township on at 18 Ivan Rd by the Laracuente Family on July 7, 2018 from 9:30pm - 9:50pm with a rain date of July 14, 2018.

 

Dated: June 11, 2018

 

Motion:

Second:

Committee Polled: Cuntala-- McNinch-- Shipps-- Van Horn-- Starrs- yes

 

 

 

___________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of a resolution adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, State of New Jersey at a regular meeting held on June 11, 2018.

 

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

COUNTY OF WARREN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY  

RESOLUTION 2018-82

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING NEW JERSEY STATE

ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTROL SPECIAL AFFAIRS PERMIT FOR

LIONS CLUB TRUCK RAFFLE

 

 

WHEREAS, the Knowlton Township Lions Club special affair permit application is complete in all respects, the proper fees have been paid to the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the Township of Knowlton; and,

 

WHEREAS, the licensees are qualified according to all statutory, regulatory and local governmental New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control laws and regulations;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Governing Body of Knowlton Township hereby approves NJABC special affair permit for the Knowlton Township Lions Club Truck Raffle to be held on July 14, 2018 at Gary Grey Field located at 70 Route 46, Delaware, New Jersey.

 

 

Dated: June 11, 2018

 

Motion:

Second:

Committee Polled: Cuntala- , McNinch-- , Shipps-- Van Horn-- Starrs--

 

 

 

___________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of a resolution adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, State of New Jersey at a regular meeting held on June 11, 2018

 

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knowlton Township Warren County New Jersey