Pending Ordinances and Resolutions

 

Knowlton Township

County of Warren, State of New Jersey

Ordinance #2019-05

 

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO KILL/STATION ROAD WITHIN AND FOR 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:

 

IMPROVMENTS TO KILL/STATION ROAD - $230,000.00

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

 

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND $60,000.00

NJ DOT GRANT $170,000.00

 

 

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: May 13, 2019

Motion: Starrs

Second: Cuntala

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

 

Knowlton Township

County of Warren, State of New Jersey

Ordinance #2019- 06

 

 

 

AN ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR IMPROVEMENTS STARK ROAD WITHIN AND FOR 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:

 

IMPROVEMENTS TO STARK ROAD - $206,000.00

 

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

 

RESERVE FOR ROAD IMPROVEMENTS $50,200.00

NJ DOT GRANT $155,800.00

 

 

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: May 13, 2019

Motion: Starrs

Second: Cuntala

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

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2019-88

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:

 

  • Personnel

 

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 10, 2019

Motion:

Second:

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

 

______________________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION #2019-90

 

APPOINTMENT OF KRISTIN SHIPPS AS MUNICIPAL CLERK

FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

 

WHEREAS, there exists a need for the appoint of a Municipal Clerk in the Township of Knowlton in the County of Warren, State of New Jersey; and

 

WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133 states that the term of office of the Municipal Clerk shall be three years, and that the term shall be deemed to have begun as of the actual date upon which a person serving as municipal clerk is appointed; and

 

WHEREAS, Kristin Shipps, has served with distinction as the Knowlton Township Acting Municipal Clerk; and

 

WHEREAS, Kristin Shipps, has successfully completed the required courses offered through Rutgers, The State University, and passed the required State examination administered by the Division of Local Government Services, Department of Community Affairs, and has been certified as a Registered Municipal Clerk in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 174, Law of 1985 as of April 3, 2019.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, State of New Jersey that Kristin Shipps be appointed Municipal Clerk for a term of three (3) years in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:9-133, effective April 3, 2019; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this resolution be forwarded to the Division of Local Government Services, Department of Community Affairs.

 

Date: June 10, 2019

 

Motion:

Second:

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

 

 

___________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

CERTIFICATION: I 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 10, 2019.

 

 

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Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

RESOLUTION #2019-90

 

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MASTER PLAN REEXAMINATION

 

WHEREAS, Planning Boards have the statutory power to prepare, adopt and amend

Master Plans, pursuant to N.J.S.A.40:55D-28; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to N.J.S.A.40:55D-89, the Township Committee of the Township

of Knowlton is required, at least once every ten (10) years, to provide for a general reexamination of the Master Plan and Development Ordinances; and

 

WHEREAS, the last reexamination of the Master Plan and Development Ordinances was conducted in May 2009; and

 

WHEREAS, the Knowlton Township Planning Board has requested authorization to re-examine the Land Use Element of the Knowlton Township Master Plan; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, County of Warren, New Jersey, as follows:

 

1. The Township Committee shall obtain a proposal for drafting a Master Plan Reexamination Report from the Township Planner.

 

2. The Township Committee does hereby direct and authorize the Planning Board to undertake a re-examination of the Land Use Element of the Township’s Master Plan, subject to approval of the proposal obtained from the Township Planner.

 

3. A copy of this Resolution shall be forwarded to the Planning Board after adoption.

 

Date: June 10, 2019

Motion:

Second:

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

 

________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

CERTIFICATION: I 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 10, 2019.

 

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Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

 

TOWNSHIP OF KNOWLTON

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION #2019-91

 

Authorizing Execution of an Agreement with the Region VIII Education Service Center for TIPS National Cooperative Purchasing

WHEREAS, New Jersey P.L. 2011, Chapter 139, allows local contracting units to utilize national cooperative contracts as a method of procurement for goods and services as long as the contracts have been competitively procured; and

WHEREAS, the Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS) is one such national cooperative located at 4845 US Highway 271 North, Pittsburg, Texas, and is available for use by government entities; and

WHEREAS, the purpose of the TIPS is to provide substantial savings and best value for participating education entities or public agencies through cooperative purchasing; and

WHEREAS, Knowlton Township desires to enter into an Agreement with the TIPS, which is administered by Region VIII Education Service Center; and

WHEREAS, this cooperative offers a discount on office equipment that may be needed in Knowlton Township; and

WHEREAS, there is no cost to Knowlton Township join this cooperative.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Township Committee authorizes the mayor and clerk to sign and execute the interlocal agreement between the Region VIII Education Service Center (TIPS) and the Township of Knowlton.

 

Date: June 10, 2019

Motion:

Second:

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

__________________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

CERTIFICATION I, Kristin Shipps, Clerk of Knowlton Township, hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of a Resolution adopted by the Knowlton Township Committee at a duly convened meeting held on June 10, 2019.

_________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2019-92

RESOLUTION APPROVING PAYMENT OF VOUCHERS

 

BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Committee of the Township of Knowlton, Warren County, New Jersey, that all claims attached are hereby approved as reasonable and proper claims against the Township of Knowlton.

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that approval for payment is hereby given to the Chief Financial Officer to pay said claims, subject to the availability of funds.

Date: June 10, 2019

Motion:

Second:

 

Committee Polled: 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 the meeting held on June 10, 2019.

 

_______________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP

WARREN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

RESOLUTION 2019-93

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
  • Personnel

 

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 10, 2019

Motion:

Second:

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

 

______________________________________________

Kristin Shipps, Municipal Clerk

 

 

 

Knowlton Township Warren County New Jersey