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Minutes of Commissioners Meeting   -   March 23, 2011

Note:  Complete Meeting Appears on CD #06-11 on File in the Wildwood Crest, NJ Borough Clerk’s Office March 23, 2011
Wildwood Crest, NJ

Prior to the opening of the meeting, Mr. Groon led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

The meeting of the Board of Commissioners, Borough of Wildwood Crest, Cape May County , New Jersey , was held in the Municipal Court Room at 7:00 p.m.  On roll call the following answered to their names:

Gould - Cabrera – Groon – Yes

 

Mr. Groon read the following statement:  In compliance with the Open Public Meeting Act, Chapter 231, P.L. 1975, the notice requirements have been satisfied as to the time, place and date of holding said meeting by posting notice on the bulletin board in the Borough Hall and by mailing same to the Gazette-Leader, the Herald and The Press on November 29, 2010.

 

Mr. Groon next announced the one-way in and the one-way out method of ingress and egress in case of emergency.

 

Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mrs. Gould, that Ordinance No. 1120 be placed on second reading and final passage by title only.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1120

ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH CAP BANK FOR

CY2011 PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:4-45.14

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that a public hearing be held on Ordinance No. 1120.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

There being no public comments, Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the public hearing on Ordinance No. 1120 be closed.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1120 be passed on second and final reading and advertised according to law.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1122 be placed on second reading and final passage by title only.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1122

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH OF WILDWOOD CREST TO SATISFY THE MORTGAGE OBLIGATION TO CREST SAVINGS BANK OF THE WILDWOOD CREST VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORPS AND TO ACQUIRE BY DEED AND BY THE PROVISIONS OF ORDINANCE NO. 738 ADOPTED JANUARY 23, 1991, THE REAL PROPERTY KNOWN AS BLOCK 183, LOTS 1, 2, 3 AND 4, A/K/A 9300 PACIFIC AVENUE, WILDWOOD CREST, NEW JERSEY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH N.J.S.A. 40A:12-1, ET SEQ.

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that a public hearing be held on Ordinance No. 1122.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

There being no public comments, Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera that the public hearing on Ordinance No. 1122 be closed.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1122 be passed on second and final reading and advertised according to law.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1123

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH OF WILDWOOD CREST TO CONTRACT WITH THE WILDWOOD CREST VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY NUMBER ONE, A/K/A WILDWOOD CREST VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY #1, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF N.J.S.A. 40A:14-68

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1123 be passed on first reading, advertised according to law, be brought up for second and final reading and public hearing on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1124

AN ORDINANCE SUPPLEMENTING AND AMENDING CHAPTER 79, VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC, OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF WILDWOOD CREST, COUNTY OF CAPE MAY AND STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ARTICLE II, PROHIBITED PARKING: PROHIBITED STOPPING OR STANDING AND TIME LIMIT PARKING, SECTION 79-8.2, CROSSWALKS AND SECTION 79-32.2, SCHEDULE IB; ARTICLE V, THROUGH STREETS, STOP INTERSECTIONS AND YIELD INTERSECTION, SECTION 79-15, STOP INTERSECTIONS DESIGNATED AND SECTION 79-39, SCHEDULE VIII; AND ARTICLE IX, TURN PROHIBITIONS, SECTION 79-27, PROHIBITED RIGHT TURNS ON RED SIGNAL AND SECTION 79-47, SCHEDULE XVI

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1124 be passed on first reading, advertised according to law, be brought up for second and final reading and public hearing on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1125

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING CHAPTER 79, VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC, ARTICLE II, PROHIBITED PARKING: PROHIBITED STOPPING OR STANDING AND TIME LIMIT PARKING, SECTION 79-3.1, PARKING RESTRICTED AT ALL TIMES, 79-32.1 SCHEDULE IA AND SECTION 79-7, HANDICAPPED PARKING

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that Ordinance No. 1125 be passed on first reading, advertised according to law, be brought up for second and final reading and public hearing on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 at 9:30 a.m.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 493-11

WHEREAS, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:12-14 and N.J.S.A. 40A:12-5, Ordinances No. 982 was adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest to provide for the lease of real property owned by the municipality not needed for public use to the Wildwood Crest Historical Society for a term of five (5) years; and

 

WHEREAS, the term of the current lease, as authorized by Ordinance No. 982, expired on November 8, 2010; and

 

WHEREAS, the Wildwood Crest Historical Society has requested a new lease be provided so as to continue the operation of a display museum and other historic programs as provided by the Wildwood Crest Historical Society; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest has determined that said lease to the Wildwood Crest Historical Society is in the public interest.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May , New Jersey , as follows:

 

               1.            The preamble hereto is repeated herein as if set forth in full.

 

               2.            Pursuant to the provisions of Borough of Wildwood Crest Ordinance No. 982, the Borough of Wildwood Crest shall be authorized to enter into a lease agreement with the Wildwood Crest Historical Society for terms and conditions as agreed upon for the purpose of the operation of a display museum and historic program for the public purpose of the preservation of the history of Wildwood Crest, to benefit all persons, resident and non-resident, of the Borough of Wildwood Crest.

 

               3.            The Borough Clerk of the Borough of Wildwood Crest shall be designated the municipal employee responsible for enforcement of the conditions of the lease.

 

               4.            The Commissioner of Revenue and Finance and the Borough Clerk be and they are hereby authorized and directed to execute any and all documents necessary for the furtherance and implementation of any lease agreements as aforesaid.

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 494-11

SUBJECT:          A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NUMBER 3–FINAL AND ESTIMATE CERTIFICATE NUMBER 17-FINAL.

                              STREET & UTILITY RECONSTRUCTION OF SEAVIEW AVENUE, PHASE 2 & VARIOUS STORM SEWERS

 

 

WHEREAS, Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. of Hammonton, New Jersey has satisfactorily completed the contract for the project known as Street & Utility Reconstruction of Seaview Avenue, Phase 2 & Various Storm Sewers; and

 

WHEREAS, during the course of completing the project, certain additions and reductions were required as indicated on Change Order Number 3 – FINAL, decreasing the contract amount by $17,093.08; and

 

WHEREAS, the Contractor has now submitted the final Payment Request Number 17 – FINAL on the project; and

 

WHEREAS, the Borough Engineer, Ralph Petrella Jr. of Van Note – Harvey Associates has recommended acceptance of the project as complete.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May and State of New Jersey, that said Change Order Number 3 – FINAL, decreasing the total contract amount to $2,866,278.47 and Estimate Certificate Number 17 – FINAL be and the same are hereby approved.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the contract for said work be, and the same is hereby accepted, and that all payments to Asphalt Paving Systems, Inc. be made thereon.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 495-11

(Authorizing approval of contract between the Borough and PBA Local No. 59, Superior Officers, for the period January 1, 2011 through December 31, 2014)

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 496-11

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, in the County of Cape May, State of New Jersey, hereinafter referred to as “MUNICIPALITY”, is a member of the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, hereinafter referred to as “FUND”; and

 

WHEREAS, the FUND has adopted a policy authorizing the Employment Practices Liability Helpline; and

 

WHEREAS, the FUND requires the MUNICIPALITY to designate specific managerial or supervisory individuals who will have access to the EPL Hotline.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, in the County of Cape May, State of New Jersey, does hereby appoint the Borough Clerk/Administrator as its Contact Person for purposes stated herein.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the governing body does hereby appoint the Deputy Borough Clerk as an additional Contact Person.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 497-11

 

WHEREAS, ROBERT MADDEN, 400 East Raleigh Avenue, Diamond Beach, New Jersey 08260, paid $175.00 for an annual membership at the Joseph Von Savage Memorial Pool on January 9, 2011; and

 

WHEREAS, ROBERT MADDEN was charged for one “non-resident adult” membership, when he should have been charged for one “non-resident senior” membership in the amount of $100.00; and

 

WHEREAS, ROBERT MADDEN is desirous of having the overcharge in the amount of $75.00 refunded to him;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, State of New Jersey, that the Chief Financial Officer of the Borough of Wildwood Crest be and he is hereby authorized and directed to cause a refund in the amount of $75.00 to be made to ROBERT MADDEN, 400 East Raleigh Avenue, Diamond Beach, New Jersey 08260, for the reasons set forth above.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:          Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTIONS BY TITLE ONLY:

 

RESOLUTION NO. 498-11

WHEREAS, on February 28, 2011 the DOUGLAS RAUCCI FORGET-ME-NOT FOUNDATION, 121 W. Forget-Me-Not Rd., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a walkathon to be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Fern Rd. Fitness Park along the bike path to the Little League Field at Cardinal Rd & Atlantic Ave. and back;; and

 

WHEREAS, the DOUGLAS RAUCCI FORGET-ME-NOT FOUNDATION has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to the DOUGLAS RAUCCI FORGET-ME-NOT FOUNDATION, 121 W. Forget-Me-Not Rd., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 for the purpose of a walkathon to be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Fern Rd. Fitness Park along the bike path to the Little League Field at Cardinal Rd & Atlantic Ave. and back.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 499-11

WHEREAS, on March 9, 2011 JOHN F. HASHER, 2868 Tolbut St., Phila, PA 19136 applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on May 21, 2011, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Heather Road Beach Pier; and

 

WHEREAS, JOHN F. HASHER, 2868 Tolbut St., Phila, PA 19136 has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to JOHN F. HASHER, 2868 Tolbut St., Phila. PA 19136 for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on May 21, 2011, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 pm. On the Heather Road Beach Pier.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 500-11

WHEREAS, on February 28, 2011 WILDWOOD CREST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 9100 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a 5K RUN and 2 MILE WALK to be held on Sunday May 22, 2011, at 9:00 am. On the Bike Path from Rambler Rd. to Cresse Ave., with a Rain Date of Sunday, June 5, 2011; and

 

WHEREAS, WILDWOOD CREST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 9100 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to WILDWOOD CREST EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 9100 Pacific Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260 for the purpose of a 5K RUN and 2 MILE WALK to be held on Sunday, May 2,2 2011, at 9:00 a.m. on the Bike Path from Rambler Rd. to Cresse Ave., with a Rain Date of Sunday, June 5, 2011.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 501-11

WHEREAS, on March 3, 2011, TYSON COTY, 902 Lois Ave., Camden, NJ 08105 applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on May 28, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the Beach at Stanton Rd.; and

 

WHEREAS, TYSON COTY, 902 Lois Ave., Camden, NJ 08105 has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to TYSON COTY, 902 Lois Ave., Camden, NJ 08105 for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on May 28, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the Beach at Stanton Rd.

 

RESOLUTION NO. 502-11

WHEREAS, on February 28, 2011, JACOB M. STEINFELT, 761 Wass Road, Little Marsh, PA 16950 applied for a Special Events Permit for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on July 9, 2011, at Centennial Park, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and

 

WHEREAS, JACOB M. STEINFELT, 761 Wass Road, Little Marsh, PA 16950 has supplied all documentation required under Ordinance No. 936, including the requisite Certificate of Insurance, and has further pledged to comply with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to the conduct of said Special Event; and

 

WHEREAS, the application has been reviewed by the Board of Commissioners, upon verification by appropriate members of staff as to completeness of the application, scheduling compatibility, etc.;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey that the Borough Clerk be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue a Special Events Permit to JACOB M. STEINFELT, 761 Wass Road, Little Marsh, PA 16950 for the purpose of a WEDDING to be held on July 9, 2011, at Centennial Park, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolutions be adopted.

Vote                Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 503-11

 

WHEREAS, on October 26, 2005, the Borough of Wildwood Crest adopted Resolution No. 116-05 which provided authorization to American Family Life Assurance Company (AFLAC) representatives to present Supplemental Insurance Options for employees to voluntarily purchase through payroll deductions; and

 

WHEREAS, due to various changes in the medical/health insurance industry in the past six (6) years, it is the desire of the borough of Wildwood Crest to establish a new Plan Document and simultaneous a new Plan Year for the voluntary purchase of said Supplemental Insurance Options, provided no disability coverage is afforded to said employees of the Borough of Wildwood Crest.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of the Borough of Wildwood Crest, County of Cape May, New Jersey, that the Commissioner of Revenue and Finance be and is hereby authorized to execute all documents required by AFLAC for the purpose of establishing a new Plan Document and a new Plan Year.

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the foregoing Resolution be adopted.

Vote:   Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that all bills properly authorized, as submitted and which appear in full on the following page, be paid.

Vote:   Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that all reports received, from the Court Administrator, CFO, Tax Collector, Chief of Police, and Recreation Supervisor for the month ending February 28, 2011 at accepted as presented and filed.

Vote:   Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Mrs. Gould motioned, seconded by Mr. Cabrera, that the minutes of Commission meetings held February 23, 2011 and March 9, 2011, as well as closed session held on February 23, 2011, be approved as presented.

Vote:   Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

With regard to the Rambler Road Park Project, Phases 1 and 2, the Clerk requested a status update from the Engineer. The Engineer responded that he had received a comment letter from DEP concerning the permit application, requesting information that had already been supplied. He responded to the letter and has not received a further response from DEP.  The Clerk advised that the delay by the DEP is putting the Borough’s grants at risk, and it was suggested that the Engineer go to a higher authority. All were in agreement. The Clerk further suggested that if the delays persist, the Solicitor be brought into the matter.

 

Mr. Cabrera further clarified a question that had been raised at a previous meeting regarding the distance between the Nesbitt Center and the proposed new bike stand. He indicated that it would be approximately 40 feet. He further reported that he had attended an island-wide meeting regarding recreation fields, and suggested that the two lots north of the Rambler Road Park be utilized as recreation fields. He presented a plan as prepared by the Engineer, along with a cost estimate. Upon inquiry from the Mayor, as to whether there was a commitment from any of the other communities to contribute fields to the island-wide baseball program, Mr. Cabrera responded that the City of North Wildwood is currently working on a deal to purchase the Eighth Street Field from the Camden Diocese. Additionally, there is a solar project west of Maxwell field in Wildwood and Mr. Cabrera proposed that the City of Wildwood create another field in that area. The Clerk interjected that the governing body must consider an open space area being moved to the “absolute realm of recreation”, once field improvements are made.

 

The next matter for discussion was the Crest Pier roof renovations. Mr. Cabrera indicated that he had received some estimates and he would be reviewing them in the near future. He added that the cost will be approximately what had been projected previously by the Borough Engineer.

 

Concerning the boardwalk/bike path connector, the Clerk indicated that revised renderings had been supplied, as well as cost estimates. He added that a great deal will depend upon whether grant funding is obtained, and the ability of the Borough to utilize UEZ funds. Mr. Cabrera stated that the cost estimate was $1.129 million.

 

The Clerk reported, with regard to M.W. Mitchell bayfront improvements, that the Mayor has initiated a settlement between Mr. Mitchell and the Borough to finalize all outstanding issues with respect to the CAFRA permit, obligations for repair on Cardinal Road, as well as the payment of three $10,000 installments to the Borough in the years of 2011, 2012, and 2013. He stated that a copy of the agreement had been provided to each of the Commissioners for their review, and he asked for direction from the governing body in that regard before providing same to Mr. Mitchell for execution and then back to the governing body for final approval by resolution.

 

With regard to the dedication of the Veterans’ Park, Mr. Groon stated that it was his opinion that the actual ceremony should take place in the fall of 2011 as there is insufficient time at present to have a Memorial Day commemoration.

 

Fred Mettler, 109 East Stanton Road, representing the Wildwood Gables Yacht Club, indicated that the yacht club bathroom facilities would be available for the public this summer, and the club does have a plan for maintaining the facilities. He asked if the governing body had any comments on the plan. He was asked to put the plan in writing and provide it to the Borough Clerk for review by the governing body and Solicitor.

 

Mr. Mettler then commented on New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road and Bayview Drive. He indicated that traffic has increased substantially over the years and speeds have, in turn, increased as well.  He inquired if crosswalk(s) could be installed in the area. He was advised that the new State law provides that vehicles must stop for pedestrians at any intersection whether a crosswalk is present or not but that the Borough will take his suggestion under advisement for further consideration after review by the Chief of Police.

 

Nancy Pietropaoli, 6002 Seaview Avenue, inquired if there was any update on the library. She was advised that there was nothing to report; that the matter was in the hands of the County and the Borough was “out of the loop.”

 

There being no further public comments, and no further matters for discussion, Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mrs. Gould, that the meeting be adjourned.

Vote:   Gould-Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Dated: April 27, 2011

Kevin M. Yecco, Borough Clerk

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