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Agenda: January 1, 2014 (R)

Township Council Reorganization Meeting

Time: 12 noon

  1. Call to Order
  2. Statement: Adequate notice of this Reorganization Meeting was provided to the public and the press on December 9, 2013, and was posted at the municipal building in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A.10:4-7.
  3. Salute to the Flag
  4. Oaths of Office
    1. Jean Murphy
    2. Patrick Rizzuto
    3. Dick Wetzel
    4. Captain Stephen Moran
    5. Lieutenant Daniel B. Young
  5. Roll Call
  6. Council President Nominations & Selection
  7. Public Comments
  8. Consent Agenda (View Resolutions )
    1. Resolution #14-01: Designating the Official Newspaper for 2014
    2. Resolution #14-02: Schedule of Meetings and Work Sessions for 2014
    3. Resolution #14-03: Cash Management Plan for 2014
    4. Resolution #14-04: Establishing a Petty Cash Fund for 2014
    5. Resolution #14-05: Interest on Taxes for 2014
    6. Resolution #14-06: Authorizing the Municipal Tax Assessor and Municipal Attorney to Defend the Township before the Sussex County Board of Taxation for Tax Appeals
    7. Resolution #14-07: Appointing Health Insurance Broker
    8. Resolution #14-08: Appointing Fund Commissioner
    9. Resolution #14-09: Appointing Risk Management Consultant
    10. Resolution #14-10: Authorizing Signatures on Township Checks
  9. Resolutions Requiring Separate Action
    1. Resolution #14-11: Adoption of the 2014 Temporary Municipal Budget
    2. Resolution #14-12: Authorizing the Award of Contract for Professional Services
    3. Resolution #14-13: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Valtech Research
    4. Resolution #14-14: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Signature Information Solutions
    5. Resolution #14-15: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Priority Search Services
    6. Resolution #14-16: Authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement with Accurate Abstracts
    7. Resolution #14-17: Decrease Public Bidding Threshold
    8. Resolution #14-18: Appointment of Business Administrator
    9. Resolution #14-19: Appointing Business Administrator as ADA Coordinator
    10. Resolution #14-20: Appointment of Bus. Admin. as Public Agency Compliance Officer
    11. Resolution #14-21: Re-Appt. of Recording Secretary for Hist. Pres. Comm./Land Use Board
    12. Resolution #14-22: Re-Appt. of Recording Secretary for Environmental Commission
    13. Resolution #14-23: Contract with Municipal Software, Inc. for Accounting Software
    14. Resolution #14-24: Interlocal Agmt. with Sussex Borough for Municipal Finance Services
  10. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Committees
    1. Land Use Board
      1. Patrick Rizzuto, Class III, 1-year term expiring 12/31/2014
      2. Diane Wexler, Class II, 3-year term expiring 12/31/2016
    2. Environmental Commission (all 3-year terms to 12/31/2016)
      1. Diane Wexler
      2. Michael Cheski
      3. Beverly Budz, Chairperson
      4. Heloise Ruskin
    3. Economic Development Advisory Committee (all 1-year terms to 12/31/2014)
      1. Teresa Vihti
      2. Arthur Alviene
      3. George Nikanorov
      4. Elmer Platz
      5. Antonios Avramidis
      6. Gloria Frato-Gallo
    4. Senior Citizens Committee (all 3-year terms to 12/31/2016)
      1. Layton Bergman
      2. Gloria Frato
      3. Marilyn Turansky
      4. Arthur Maggio
      5. Shirley Baldwin
  11. Mayor’s Appointments
    1. Fire Departments
      1. Vernon: Chief Joe Byra
      2. Vernon: Deputy Mike Taylor
      3. McAfee: Chief Dan Gros
      4. McAfee: Deputy Chief Ken Clark
      5. Highland Lakes: Chief Scott Semchesyn
      6. Highland Lakes: Deputy Chief Ken Kiefer
      7. Pochuck Valley: Chief Marc Cosh
      8. Pochuck Valley: Deputy Chief Tom VanLeuven
    2. Special Police Officer Appointments
      1. Michael Burns
      2. Larry Kacmarcik
      3. Larry Pettigano
      4. Kurt Reinhardt
      5. Michael Sauer
      6. Roger Titus
      7. James Vette
      8. Douglas Vince
      9. Roy Wherry
    3. Emergency Management
      1. Roy Wherry, Coordinator
      2. Brian Lynch, Deputy Coordinator
  12. Council President Comments
  13. Council Comments
  14. Adjournment