Pending Ordinances and Resolutions

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION #2017-87

 

 

RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING ACTING MUNICIPAL CLERK PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A 40A: 9-133

WHEREAS, commencing on July 11, 2016, Kristin Shipps was appointed to serve as Acting Municipal Clerk, with the appointment continuing through July 10, 2017: and

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A 40A:9-133(c) within 90 days of the occurrence of a vacancy in the office of municipal clerk by reason of the departure of a registered municipal clerk, the governing body may appoint a person who does not hold a registered municipal clerk certificate to serve as Acting Municipal Clerk, for a period not to exceed one year, commencing on the date of the vacancy; and

WHEREAS, Kristin Shipps has the qualifications to serve as the Acting Municipal Clerk, has served as the Acting Municipal Clerk since her appointment, and the Township Committee seeks to extend her appointment.

WHEREAS, the Department of Community Affairs approves the appointment.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , by the Township Committee of Knowlton Township in the County of Warren, State of New Jersey, that Kristin Shipps is hereby reappointed to serve as Acting Municipal Clerk commencing on July 11, 2017 and continuing through July 10, 2018, pending the approval of the NJ Department of Community Affairs.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is authorized to renew the attached Professional Services Agreement with the Acting Clerk.

Date: August 14, 2017

Motion:

Second:

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

 

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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 July 10, 2017.

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

COUNTY OF WARREN

 

RESOLUTION 2017-94

 

A RESOLUTION CONSENTING TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN FEDERAL PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILT) MONIES FOR MUNICIPALITIES HOSTING FEDERAL PARK LAND

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Government provides funding to municipalities that host federal park land, as that property is tax-exempt, and

 

WHEREAS, the Federal Government has been paying these monies to the County of Warren; and

 

WHEREAS, Federal park land in Warren County totals 9,222 acres, and

 

WHEREAS, of that 9,222 acres, 979 acres, or 11% is located in Knowlton Township, and

 

WHEREAS, 7,804 acres ,or 85%, is located in Hardwick Township, and

 

WHEREAS, 439 acres, or 4%, is located in Blairstown, and

 

WHEREAS, the Township has agreed that the Federal Payment in Lieu of Taxes, which is normally in the range of $21,000 to $22,000 annually, shall be distributed among the affected Municipalities by the County of Warren based upon the above-captioned percentages.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Township Committee of Knowlton, that the Township agrees that the percentages set forth above are equitable, and agrees to accept 11% of the annual PILT money provided to the County of Warren by the Federal Government.

 

 

Date: August 14, 2017

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call: Cuntala— , Farber— , Shipps— , Van Horn— , Starrs—

 

I, Kristin Shipps, Acting Clerk of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and exact copy of the resolution adopted by the Township Committee on August 14, 2017.

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-95

 

Resolution to Award Contract – Morris County Co-Op (Road Resurfacing)

 

WHEREAS , the Township of Knowlton is a member of the Morris County Cooperative Pricing System and wishes to utilize the contract for Road Resurfacing for Resurfacing of Cook Road; and

WHEREAS , Tilcon New York, Inc. Wharton, New Jersey has been awarded Contract #6 for Road Resurfacing. This contract has been awarded through the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council of which the Township of Knowlton is an active participant; and

WHEREAS , the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, and State of New Jersey that Road Resurfacing services for Cook Road not to exceed $39,650 is awarded to Tilcon New York, Inc. 625 Mt. Hope Road Wharton, New Jersey 07885.

 

 

Date: August 14, 2017

 

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call Vote: Cuntala-- , Farber-- , Shipps-- , Van Horn-- , Starrs--

 

 

 

_____________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-96

Resolution to Award Contract – Morris County Co-Op (Road Resurfacing and Line Striping)

 

WHEREAS , the Township of Knowlton is a member of the Morris County Cooperative Pricing System and wishes to utilize the contract for Road Resurfacing for Resurfacing of Polkville Road; and

WHEREAS , Tilcon New York, Inc. Wharton, New Jersey has been awarded Contract #6 for Road Resurfacing, Denville Line Painting, Inc. Rockaway, New Jersey has been awarded Contract # 36 for Line Striping on Roadways and Eastern Concrete Materials, Inc Saddle Brook, New Jersey has been awarded Contract # 9 for Crushed Stone, Gravel and Sand. All noted contracts have been awarded through the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council of which the Township of Knowlton is an active participant; and

WHEREAS , the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, and State of New Jersey that Road Resurfacing services for Polkville Road not to exceed $139,510 is awarded to Tilcon New York, Inc. 625 Mt. Hope Road Wharton, New Jersey 07885. Line Striping services for Polkville Road not to exceed $4,320 is awarded to Denville Line Painting, Inc. 2 Green Pond Road Rockaway, New Jersey 07866 and Crushed Stone, Gravel and Sand services for Polkville Road not to exceed $40,275 is awarded to Eastern Concrete Material, Inc. 250 Pehle Avenue, Suite 503 Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663.

Date: August 14, 2017

 

Motion:

Second:

 

Roll Call Vote: Cuntala -- , Farber-- Shipps-- , Van Horn-- , Starrs

 

 

____________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-97

 

Resolution to Award Contract – Morris County Co-Op (Road Resurfacing and Line Striping)

 

WHEREAS, the Township of Knowlton is a member of the Morris County Cooperative Pricing System and wishes to utilize the contract for Road Resurfacing for Resurfacing of Hemlock Road; and

WHEREAS, Tilcon New York, Inc. Wharton, New Jersey has been awarded Contract #6 for Road Resurfacing and Denville Line Painting, Inc. Rockaway, New Jersey has been awarded Contract # 36 for Line Striping on Roadways. Both contracts have been awarded through the Morris County Cooperative Pricing Council of which the Township of Knowlton is an active participant; and

WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, and State of New Jersey that Road Resurfacing services for Hemlock Road not to exceed $98,210 is awarded to Tilcon New York, Inc. 625 Mt. Hope Road Wharton, New Jersey 07885 and Line Striping services for Hemlock Road not to exceed $3,200 is awarded to Denville Line Painting, Inc. 2 Green Pond Road Rockaway, New Jersey 07866

 

 

 

Date: August 14, 2017

 

Motion:

Second:

 

Roll Call Vote: Cuntala -- , Farber-- Shipps-- , Van Horn-- , Starrs

 

 

 

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-98

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO KNOWLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO TO CONDUCT A 50/50 ON

OCTOBER 13, 2017

 

WHEREAS, the Knowlton Elementary School PTO has applied for a raffle license to conduct a raffle on October 13, 2017 at the Knowlton Elementary School consisting of New Jersey Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission application #17-010; and

 

WHEREAS, the proper fees have been filed with the application, and the findings and determinations by the Municipal Clerk have determined that this organization is qualified to conduct raffles.

 

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County New Jersey, that approval is hereby given for the issuance of raffle license #17-010 to the Knowlton Elementary School PTO.

Date: August 14, 2017

Motion

Second

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

_______________________________
Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Knowlton Township Committee at the meeting held on August 14, 2017.

 

_______________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-98

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE ISSUANCE OF RAFFLE LICENSES TO KNOWLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTO TO CONDUCT A 50/50 ON OCTOBER 13,2017

 

WHEREAS, the Knowlton Elementary School PTO has applied for a raffle license to conduct a raffle on October 13,2017 at the Knowlton Elementary School consisting of New Jersey Legalized Games of Chance Control Commission application #17-010; and

 

WHEREAS, the proper fees have been filed with the application, and the findings and determinations by the Municipal Clerk have determined that this organization is qualified to conduct raffles.

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County New Jersey, that approval is hereby given for the issuance of raffle license #17-010 to the Knowlton Elementary School PTO.

Date: August 14, 2017

Motion

Second

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

_______________________________
Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

CERTIFICATION: I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Knowlton Township Committee at the meeting held on August 14, 2017.

 

 

_______________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-100

 

Fixing the Salaries and Wages of Officials, Appointees and Employees of the Township of Knowlton in the County of Warren, State of NJ for 2017

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, in the County of Warren and State of New Jersey that the salaries of the elected officials, appointees and employees of the Township of Knowlton, in the County of Warren and State of New Jersey, shall be as follows for the year 2017:

 

AMOUNTPER

Mayor 3,684.73 Year

Committee Member 3,146.29 Year

Acting Township Clerk 35,700.00 Year

Registrar 2,550.00 Year

Deputy Clerk (effective April 29, 2016) 24.85 Hour

Recreation Director 8,388.81 Year

Recreation Laborer (P/T) 15-00-15.42 Hour

Municipal Housing Liaison 30.00 Hour

Tax Assessor 17,828.98 Year

Assist. Tax Assessor 3,966.72 Year

Property List Certification 10.00 as billed

Tax Collector 25,526.08 Year

Deputy Tax Collector 20.25 Hour

Fire Prevention Official 6,263.79 Year

Code Enforcement Official 10,200.00 Year

Code Enforcement Official Court Appearance 43.38 hour

Public Works Manager 30.20 hour

Public Works Assist. Supervisor 25.40 hour

Public Works Driver/Laborer I 19.92 hour

Public Works Laborer II 19.00 hour

Public Works Laborer III 16.04 hour

Public Works Driver/Laborer Part Time 15.00-15.30 hour

Animal Control Officer 7,420.07 Year

Driveway Inspector 30.09 per inspection

Secretary - Board of Adjustment 7,702.36 Year

Secretary – Planning Board 7,702.36 Year

Emergency Management Coordinator 3,766.41 Year

 

Emergency Management Deputy 1,656.67 Year

9-1-1 Coordinator 1,799.75 Year

Municipal Court Judge 34,272.32 Year

Municipal Court Administrator 73,211.08 Year

Deputy Court Administrator 37,658.54 Year

Call Outs 61.10 as billed

Municipal Court Attendant 217.15 per session

Clean Communities Supervisor 3,130.75 Year

Maintenance Custodian 7,480.24 Year

 

 

 

 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that other employees’ benefits and compensation are set forth in a Personnel Policy, as amended.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this resolution shall be retroactive to January 1, 2017, except as otherwise noted.

 

Date:

Motion:

Second:

VOTE: Cuntala-- , Farber-- , Shipps-- , Van Horn-- , Starrs

 

CERTIFICATION: It is hereby certified that this is a true and accurate copy of a Resolution adopted by the Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, NJ at a Regular Meeting held on August 14, 2017.

 

________________________

Kristin Shipps
Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

COUNTY OF WARREN, STATE OF NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION 2017-101

 

RESOLUTION APPROVING PERSON TO PERSON TRANSFER OF

LIQUOR LICENSE FOR PLENARY RETAIL CONSUMPTION LICENSE

NUMBER 2113-33-008-004 FROM OLD LOG CABIN INC. TO

MINTON’S LOG CABIN INC.

 

WHEREAS , an application has been filed for a person to person transfer of Old Log Cabin Inc. Consumption License 2113-33-008-004 heretofore issued to Minton’s Log Cabin Inc, for premises located at 47 Route 46, Columbia, NJ 07832; and,

 

WHEREAS , the submitted application form is complete in all respects, transfer fees have been paid, and the license has been properly renewed for the current license term; and,

 

WHEREAS , the New Jersey State Police Alcohol Beverage Control investigation clearance is complete and the applicant is qualified to be licensed according to all standards established by Title 33 of the New Jersey Statutes, regulations promulgated thereunder, as well as pertinent local ordinances and conditions consistent with Title 33; and,

 

WHEREAS, the applicant has agreed to disclose to the issuing authority the source of all funds used in the purchase of the license and the licensed business and all additional financing obtained in connection with the licensed business and provided an affidavit of qualification for ownership interest in a New Jersey alcoholic beverage license;

 

NOW THEREORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Township Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, State of New Jersey hereby approves the transfer of the aforesaid Old Log Cabin Inc to Minton’s Log Cabin Inc. for operation under the license.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that approval is subject to completion of all State of New Jersey, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control regulations.

 

Date: August 14, 2017

Motion:

Second:

Roll Call Vote: Cuntala-- , Farber-- , 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 August 14, 2017.

 

 

 

___________________________

Kristin Shipps, Acting Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

Knowlton Township Warren County New Jersey