M I N U T E S
July 13, 1999
A Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights was held on July 13, 1999 at 8:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 248 Hamilton Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
Mayor Torre stated that the meeting complied with the Sunshine Law, due notice having been made to all members of the Council by personal service on January 1, 1999 and transmitted to The Observer, The Record and the Herald News on January 4, 1999.
ROLL CALL: Present: Mayor William J. Torre, Councilman Andrew Link III, Councilman Herbert D. Heeren, Councilman Justin A. DiPisa, Councilman Garrett R. Pepe, Councilwoman Marlene Verrastro, Councilman John Wassberg
SALUTE TO FLAG: Mayor Torre led in the Salute to the Flag.
BE IT RESOLVED that the claims and accounts amounting to $1,277,480.59 specified in the schedule, having been examined and approved by the Finance Commissioner, or his Deputy, be paid and that warrants be issued therefor.
Signed Herbert D. Heeren/Commissioner of Finance
On motion by Councilwoman Verrastro, seconded by Councilman Wassberg, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Resolution was adopted.
116. Award of Bid for Purchase & Installation of Computer Hardware for P.D.
117. Refund of Taxes Overpaid - Hasbrouck 17 Assoc.
118. Payment of Fees to State - Construction Fees
119. Granting of Raffle License - H.H. Parents Assn. for Athletes
120. Payment of Fees to State - Marriage Licenses
121. Payment of Fees to State - Dog Licenses
122. Issuance of Replacement Check to Dictaphone Corp.
123. Acceptance of 1998 Audit
124. Interfund Transfer
On motion by Councilwoman Verrastro, seconded by Councilman DiPisa, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Resolutions were adopted. (Resolutions attached)
ORDINANCE(S) ON INTRODUCTION:
ORDINANCE NO. 1868:
BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled "AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE THE CONSTRUCTION OF BARRIER FREE CURB RAMPS AND TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $37,000.00 THEREFOR WHICH APPROPRIATION IS COMPRISED OF A GRANT IN THE SUM OF $30,000.00 FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT THROUGH BERGEN COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNDER ITS "QUICK START GRANT PROGRAM" AND FURTHER COMPRISED OF THE SUM OF $7,000.00 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND" introduced this date be and the same is hereby passed on first reading and the Borough Clerk be and directed to advertise notice of public hearing on said Ordinance to be held at the regular meeting of the Borough Council on July 27, 1999 at 8:00 p.m.
On motion by Councilman Pepe, seconded by Councilman DiPisa, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Ordinance on Introduction was approved.
ORDINANCE(S) ON PUBLIC HEARING:
Mayor Torre opened the meeting to the public for anyone wishing to speak on Ordinance Nos. 1866 and 1867. There being no one wishing to speak on said Ordinances, Mayor Torre closed the meeting to the public.
ORDINANCE NO. 1866:
BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled "AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40:8A-5 et. seq. TO AUTHORIZE A CONTRACT WITH THE COUNTY OF BERGEN TO PROVIDE PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES UNDER THE LOCAL HEALTH SERVICES ACT FOR THE REMAINDER OF 1999" BEING ORDINANCE NO. 1860 ADOPTED MAY 25, 1999" be now passed on second and final reading and the Borough Clerk be and is hereby authorized and directed to publish said Ordinance, same to be published in The Observer, a newspaper circulating and published in the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights.
ORDINANCE NO. 1867:
BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled "AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT SECTION 28-9 A AND D OF CHAPTER 28 ENTITLED "FIRE DEPARTMENT" THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS SO AS TO AMEND CERTAIN OF THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THAT DEPARTMENT: be now passed on second and final reading and the Borough Clerk be and is hereby authorized and directed to publish said Ordinance, same to be published in The Observer, a newspaper circulating and published in the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights.
On motion by Councilman DiPisa, seconded by Councilman Heeren, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Ordinances on Public Hearing were adopted.
MISCELLANEOUS FROM PUBLIC:
Mayor Torre waived opening the meeting to the public.
RECESS FOR CAUCUS:
There being no further business to be conducted during this portion of the meeting, the Governing Body recessed for Caucus.
There being no further business to come before the Governing Body, the meeting was adjourned.
I, BARBARA MALDONADO, Borough Clerk of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, do hereby certify that the foregoing Minutes are to the best of my knowledge a true account of the Regular Meeting held on July 13, 1999.
Barbara Maldonado, RMC