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Minutes of Commissioners Meeting   -   December 9, 2009

Note: Complete Meeting Appears on CD #42-09 on File in the Wildwood Crest, NJ Borough Clerk’s Office December 9, 2009
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 9:30 a.m.  On roll call the following answered to their names:

  Gould – Absent                                     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 and The Press on November 5, 2008.

 

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 Mr. Groon, that Ordinance No. 1085 be placed on second reading and final passage by title only.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1085

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY BY THE BOROUGH OF WILDWOOD CREST FROM THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF WILDWOOD CREST

Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that a public hearing be held on Ordinance No. 1085.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

There being no public comments, Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that the public hearing on Ordinance No. 1085 be closed.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that Ordinance No. 1085 be passed on second and final reading and advertised according to law.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING ORDINANCE BY TITLE ONLY:

ORDINANCE NO. 1086

A CAPITAL ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PUBLIC WORKS EQUIPMENT AND APPROPRIATING THEREFOR THE AMOUNT OF $105,000 FROM GENERAL CAPITAL FUND BALANCE

Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that Ordinance No. 1086 be passed on first reading, advertised according to law, be brought up for second and final reading and public hearing on Monday, December 28, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 149-09

(Authorizing certain transfers between budgetary appropriations in accordance with NJSA 40A:4-58)

 

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 150-09

(Authorizing appointment of five [5] Class II Police Officers effective 12/9/09 to serve for calendar year 2010)

 

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 151-09

(Authorizing re-appointment of J. Byrne Agency as Risk Management Consultant for calendar year 2010 at a not to exceed amount equal to 4.5% of the Borough’s annual assessment for MEL/JIF coverages)

 

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 152-09

(Authorizing award of Third Party Inspections in conjunction with UCC operations)

 

Prior to motion and vote, Mr. Cabrera inquired if the pending resolution covered the entire year of 2010. The response was in the affirmative.

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

The Clerk indicated that he had provided to each member of the governing body a revised list of proposed 2010 Capital Improvement projects. He added that he had made appropriate changes based upon the authorizations and direction provided at the previous Commission meeting. He clarified that the 2010 and 2011 plans had been revised. It was indicated that the 2010 plan would have to be “on hold” pending receipt of information regarding the USDA grant application. The issue was raised regarding engineering services for beach restoration. Mr. Cabrera responded that two proposals had been received, one from Lomax & Associates and one from Hatch Mott McDonald, for engineering services on the beach. He requested time to review the proposals and suggest that he be permitted to make his recommendation at the December 28, 2009 meeting. He added that he would provide for funding in the 2010 budget. It was suggested that the contract be awarded at the December 28, 2009 meeting, contingent upon funding being provided in the 2010 budget.

 

With regard to the County Fare Free Transportation matter, the Clerk reported that he still had received no response from Wildwood and North Wildwood as to their intentions and their funding mechanisms for 2010.

 

The Clerk reported that the street priority list was being addressed and would be provided by the Engineer.

 

There being no public comments, THE CLERK READ THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION BY TITLE ONLY:

RESOLUTION NO. 153-09

(Closed session: negotiations/personnel)

 

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

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Upon returning from closed session, there being no further matters for discussion, Mr. Cabrera motioned, seconded by Mr. Groon, that the meeting be adjourned.

Vote:          Gould-Absent                                          Cabrera-Groon-Yes

 

Dated:        December 28, 2009

Kevin M. Yecco, Borough Clerk

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