Galloway Township Council Meeting Agenda for April 28 2020

1. Call to Order/Roll Call  

2. Open Public Meeting Announcement

On January 8, 2020, official notice of this meeting was given to The Press of Atlantic City, the Mainland Journal, The Current and the Galloway Patriot and was duly posted in Council Chambers and on the Township website.

3. Invocation  

4. Flag Salute

5. Approval of Minutes

A. Regular Meeting Minutes – April 14, 2020

6. Proclamation         – National Law Enforcement Week

7. Discussion

8. Council Committee Reports

9. Ordinances for Introduction (First Reading) – N/A

2036-2020 – Authorize bond ordinance in the amount of $1,500,000.00

10. Ordinances for Public Hearing (Second Reading)

2035-2020 – Authorize amending the Township Code, Chapter 319, Section 29 – Crosswalks

11. Resolutions

118-20 Payment of bills in the amount of $5,615,569.66

119-20 Authorize Council to go into Closed Session –

132-20 Authorize participation in the ESCNJ for removal & resurface of Imagination Station with Whirl Construction

134-20 Authorize the Township Manager to prepare estimated 3rd Quarter 2020 tax bills

Consent Agenda

The Consent Agenda includes items of business which are not controversial & do not require individual discussion.  A Motion approving the Consent Agenda is moved, seconded & voted upon as one item by the Township Council.  If any discussion is requested on a Consent Agenda item, it is removed from the Consent Agenda to the Regular Agenda.

Consent Agenda Resolutions

120-20 Authorize participation in program by DLGS to conduct budget examination for 2020 fiscal year

121-20 Authorize service contracts with nineteen condominium associations

122-20 Authorize the cancellation of taxes for 2020 due to Disabled Veterans Act – 50 Pembrooke Way

123-20 Authorize the refund of certificate of continued occupancy fee in the amount of $45.00

124-20 Authorize application for a $1,500.00 grant from Association of NJ Environmental Commission

125-20 Authorize amending Resolution #109-20 regarding the Safe & Secure Grant

126-20 Authorize refund of escrow fund account #D-01393 in the amount of $1,001.00

127-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $20,000.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

128-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $15,944.50 revenue (Chap. 159)

129-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $5,280.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

130-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $5,500.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

131-20 Authorize Payout of accumulated time for employee whom retired

133-20 Authorize Approval to Submit & Execute Grant application with NJDOT – Second Ave – Phase II

Raffles/Permits/Firemen’s Association Membership

               ~ N/A

Public Discussion on Consent Agenda

12. Manager’s Report

13. Council Comments

14. Public Comment

The Galloway Township Council welcomes participation of interested organizations and individuals during regular, as well as, special meetings.  However, in order for the Council to conduct the business of the Township in the most productive manner possible, public comment on specific agenda items, questions comments at the end of regular meetings or during special meetings will be limited to five (5) minutes per person.  If you wish to address the Council, please step up to the microphone at the appropriate time, and state your name.

15. Closed Session

16. Adjournment

Resolution & Ordinance Statements:

2035-2020 Authorize amending the Township Code, Chapter 319, Section 29 – Crosswalks

This ordinance add a mid-block crosswalk on S. Quail Hill Road at Brewster Drive.

2036-2020Authorize bond ordinance in the amount of $1,500,000.00

This ordinance authorizes the issuance of bonds or notes for various capital improvements or purposes to be undertaken by the Township of Galloway

120-20 Authorize participation in program to conduct the budget examination for 2020 fiscal year

NJSA 40A:4-78b permits municipalities in sound fiscal condition to assume the responsibility of conducting the annual budget examination.

121-20 Authorize service contracts with nineteen condominium associations

This will reimburse 19 condominium associations for street lights and snow and ice control in the amount of $19,328.74. 

122-20 Authorize the cancellation of taxes for 2020 due to Disabled Veterans Act – 50 Pembrooke Way

This resolution cancels taxes for block 1179.01, lot 5.63 for the remainder of 2020.

123-20 Authorize the refund of certificate of continued occupancy fee in the amount of $45.00

This resolution refunds $45.00 to James Martine, Jr. as the sale of the property fell through.

124-20 Authorize application for a $1,500.00 grant from Association of NJ Environmental Commission

This resolution supports the application for this grant for the Invasive Species Remediation Pilot Project – Glenn by the Bay property.

125-20 Authorize amending Resolution #109-20 regarding the Safe & Secure Grant

This resolution amends #109-20 to adjust the township match by $60,000.00 thereby bringing the total project cost to $379,313.27.

126-20 Authorize refund of escrow fund account #D-01393

This resolution refunds $1,001.00 to Debra Graves as the project is complete.

127-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $20,000.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

This resolution inserts the Sustainable Jersey Grant award.

128-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $15,944.50 revenue (Chap. 159)

This resolution inserts the NJ Division of Highway Safety Drunk Driving Enforcement Grant award.

129-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $5,280.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

This resolution inserts the NJ Division of Alcohol Beverage Control Cops in Shops Summer Shore Initiative 2020 Grant award.

130-20 Authorize amending 2020 budget for insertion of $5,500.00 revenue (Chap. 159)

This resolution inserts the NJ Division of Highway Safety U Drive U Text U-Pay Distracted Driving Enforcement Grant award.

131-20 Authorize Payout of accumulated time for employee whom retired

This resolution is authorizing the payout of accumulated time for Rachael D’Alessio who has                               retired.

132-20 Authorize participation in the ESCNJ for removal & resurface of Imagination Station with Whirl Construction

This resolution is authorizing the participation in the Education Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ) for Contract 17/18-18 for the removal and resurface of Imagination Station with Whirl Construction in the amount of $245,980.00.  This is through a School Board co-op which is also used by surrounding towns.

133-20 Authorize Approval to Submit & Execute Grant application with NJDOT – Second Ave – Phase II

This resolution is authorizing approval to submit grant application and execute grant contract   with NJDOT for the resurfacing of Second Avenue project – Phase II

134-20 Authorize the Twp Manager to prepare estimated 3rd Quarter 2020 tax bills

This resolution authorizes the preparation of estimated 3rd quarter tax bills due to the State of NJ extending its fiscal year by three months, therefore Atlantic County cannot certify the tax rate.

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