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									                          BOROUGH of GARWOOD

                           Regular MINUTES of the
                            COUNCIL MEETING
                                     June 27, 2006

The Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council was held in Council Chambers and called
to order at 7:15 p.m. by Mayor McCarthy. He asked all present to participate in a moment
of silence, followed by a salute to the flag.

Adequate notice of this meeting was provided to the Cranford Chronicle and the Star
Ledger as advertised on January 5, 2006, informing the public of time and place
according to the provisions of the Open Public Meeting Law (Chapter 231, P.L. 1975).


ROLL CALL:
Municipal Clerk Christina Ariemma administered Roll Call. The Members Present were:
Mayor McCarthy                                 Councilman Lombardo
Council President Villaggio                    Councilman Mitchell
Councilman DeFilippo                           Councilman Schadewald

Also Present: Borough Administrator/Clerk Christina M. Ariemma, Borough Attorney
Robert Renaud, Department of Public Works Superintendent Frederick W. Corbitt and
Clerk Stenographer Kathleen Wierzbinski.

Councilman Tucker was excused.


MINUTES:

Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council held on 2006 June 13, 2006.
Workshop Session of the Mayor and Council held on 2006 June 13, 2006.

The foregoing minutes were approved as submitted by motion of Council President
Villaggio seconded by Councilman Lombardo. All Ayes.


COMMUNICATIONS:
   1)     NEW JERSEY STATE LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES –
          a. Mayor’s Fax Advisory –
                i.     06/09/06, RE: COPE (H.R.5252) (Local Franchise Rights Threatened)
                ii.    06/15/06, RE: Surface Transportation Board Agrees to Examine Its
                       Alleged Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Solid Waste Facilities in Rail
                       Yards.
                iii.    06/15/06, RE: Mayors Wellness Campaign Toolbox Information.
                iv.     06/20/06, RE: ACS for A-804 Cable Franchise. A-3257 & S-1975,
                        Eminent Domain.
                v.      06/21/06, RE: Prompt Payment of Construction Contracts on A-3174.
                        Expansion of Health Coverage
                vi.     06/22/06, RE: Update on Inter-local Services.
          b. Washington Watch – 06/19/06
                 i. House passes increase for CDBG.
                ii. Program Transportation Funding Protected.
          RECEIVED AND FILED.
   2)     COMCAST–
          a. Correspondence –
                 i. 06/09/06, RE: Addition of ESPN2-HD.
                ii. 06/15/06, RE: Addition of various channels.
               iii. 06/20/06, RE: Digital Channel Additions.


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             RECEIVED AND FILED.
    3)       COUNTY OF UNION BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS – 06/12/06, RE:
             Various Ordinances.
             RECEIVED AND FILED.
    4)       SUE E. WRIGHT, CFO/TREASURER – 06/12/06, RE: Letter Rescinding
             Resignation.
             RECEIVED AND FILED.
    5)       BOROUGH OF NEW PROVIDENCE – 06/16/06, RE: Resolution Opposing plan
             to shift the burden of deer carcass removal to the local municipalities.
             RECEIVED AND FILED.
    6)       BOROUGH OF KENILWORTH – 06/20/06, RE: Resolution celebrating 100th
             Anniversary of the Borough of Kenilworth on June 18, 2007.
             RECEIVED AND FILED.
    7)       RAHWAY VALLEY SEWERAGE AUTHORITY – 06/20/06, RE: Summary of
             minutes of the regular meeting held May 18, 2006.
             RECEIVED AND FILED.


ORDINANCES:

ADOPTION:
Public Hearing on Ordinance 06-11 and 06-12, as advertised in the Cranford Chronicle on
June 15, 2006.

Mayor McCarthy requested the Municipal Clerk to read Ordinance 06-11 by title only:
                                              ORDINANCE NO. 06-11
         AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND §106-114 (OFF-STREET PARKING REGULATIONS) IN
         ARTICLE VIII (ZONE REGULATIONS) IN CHAPTER 106 (LAND USE) OF THE CODE
         OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD TO REVISE PARKING REGULATIONS AND TO
         INCORPORATE THE RESIDENTIAL SITE IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS OF THE
         STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
         BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF
GARWOOD:
SECTION 1.        §106-114 (Off-street parking regulations) in Article VIII (Zone regulations) in Chapter 106 (Land
Use) of the Code of the Borough of Garwood is hereby amended to read as follows:
§106-114. Off-street parking regulations.
A.       No use or structure shall hereafter be erected, altered, enlarged, increased in capacity, or changed in use
until and unless parking shall be provided in accordance with the requirements of the following schedule, provided,
however, that in the Central Business (CB) District, a change of use from one permitted use to another permitted use
within an existing structure shall not require the provision of additional parking if the parking requirements for the
new use shall not exceed those of the existing use:
Off-Street Parking Regulations
                                             (No change to table))
    (1)      For any permitted or conditional use for which no specific parking requirement is set forth
             above, a minimum of one parking space per 200 feet of gross floor area or part thereof shall
             be provided. For all other uses not specifically set forth above, the parking requirement shall
             be determined by the planning board after public hearing.
    (2)       Where the Residential Site Improvement Standards set forth in N.J.A.C. 5:21-1.1 et seq., promulgated
              pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40:55D-40.1 et seq., apply to any residential development, such parking standards
              shall govern.
B.       No change.
C.       No change.
D.       No change.
E.       No change.
F.       No change.
SECTION 2.         All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith are hereby
repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
SECTION 3.         If any portion of this ordinance shall be determined to be invalid, such
determination shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of said ordinance.
SECTION 4.         This ordinance shall take effect upon final passage and publication in
accordance with law and upon filing with the Union County Planning Board.

List correspondence concerning Ordinance No. 06-11. None.




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The Mayor then asked if any one present wished to be heard concerning Ordinance 06-11.
No Response.

Motion to close Public Hearing on Ordinance 06-11 was made by Council President
Villaggio, and seconded by Councilman Mitchell. All Ayes.

A motion to adopt Ordinance 06-11 was made by Council President Villaggio, seconded
by Councilman Mitchell, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed Roll Call, Council
President Villaggio-Aye, Councilman DeFilippo-Aye, Councilman Lombardo-Aye,
Councilman Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-Aye, Councilman Tucker-Absent.
5-Ayes, 1-Absent. Ordinance 06-11 was adopted.

Mayor McCarthy requested the Municipal Clerk to read Ordinance 06-12 by title only:
                                        ORDINANCE NO. 06-12
         AN ORDINANCE FIXING SALARIES AND WAGES OF CERTAIN OFFICIALS
         AND EMPLOYEES OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF
         UNION, STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
BE IT ORDAINED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, in the County of Union,
State of New Jersey as follows:
         SECTION 1. The following named officials and employees of the Borough of Garwood shall
be entitled to an annual salary or wages hereinafter set forth opposite each respective classification:
                                                         S A L A R Y                R A N G E

POSITION                                                      MINIMUM               MAXIMUM

Accounting Tax Clerk                                         28,000                     33,000
Accounts Payable Clerk – part time                           10.00 per hour             15.00 per hour
Administrator                                                8,000                      12,000
Board of Health Secretary                                    600                        900
Board of Health Licensing Official                           1500                       1800
Chief Financial Officer                                      1                          5,000
Clerk/Stenographer                                           27,000                     32,000
Clerk/Typist/Payroll Part Time                               15.00 per hour             20.00 per hour
Council Members (6)                                          2,000                      2,000
Fire Safety Inspectors                                       13.00 per hour             17.00 per hour
Librarian                                                    36,000                     40,000
Library Staff P/T                                            7.00 per hour              15.00 per hour
Mayor                                                        2,400                      2,400
Municipal Attorney                                           17,000                     22,000
Municipal Clerk                                              52,000                     58,000
Municipal Court Administrator                                30,000                     38,000
Municipal Engineer                                           6,000                      9,000
Municipal Judge                                              12,000                     17,000
Office of Emergency Management/Secretary                     200                        500
P/T Clerk Municipal Office                                   7.00 per hour              12.00 per hour
P/T Deputy Court Administrator                               14,500                     14,500
P/T Tax Collector                                            7,000                      9,500
Planning Board Attorney                                      5,000                      8,000
Planning Board Planner/Engineer                              2,000                      5,000
Planning Board Secretary                                     7,000                      9,000
Police Chief                                                 85,000                     91,000




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Prosecutor                                                     4,500                      7,500
Public Defender                                                2,000                      3,500
Recreation Aides                                               6.50 per hour              12.00 per hour
Recreation Director                                            4,000                      8,000
Recreation Director/Summer Program                             20.00 per hour             25.00 per hour
Recreation Supervisors                                         9.00 per hour              15.00 per hour
Recycling Coordinator                                          1,600                      2,000
Registrar of Vital Statistics                                  1,600                      2,200
School Crossing Guards                                         10.00 per hour             15.00 per hour
Seasonal Help DPW                                              8.00 per hour              12.00 per hour
Senior Citizen Bus Driver                                      12.00 per hour             18.00 per hour
Senior Citizen Director                                        8,000                      12,000
Senior Citizen Handyman                                        14.00 per hour             17.00 per hour
Shade Tree Officer                                             4,000                      6,000
Special Police Officer, Matron – Class “C”                     12.00 per hour             18.00 per hour
Superintendent Department of Public Works                      57,000                     62,000
Superintendent of Alarm System                                 800                        1,200
Superintendent of Fire Apparatus                               800                        1,200
Tax Assessor                                                   9,000                      12,000
Tax Search Officer                                             400                        700
Treasurer                                                      14,000                     18,000
Zoning Code Official                                           4,000                      7,000


                                                       S A L A R Y                   R A N G E

POSITION                                                  MINIMUM                     MAXIMUM

Police Dispatcher: RANGE                                  23,400                          36,000
         Probationary                                     23,400                          23,400
         Class IV                                         24,800                          24,800
         Class III                                        26,200                          26,200
         Class II                                         27,600                          27,600
         Class I                                          29,000                          36,000
         SECTION 2. The salaries fixed pursuant to Section 1 hereof for the Borough Collector,
Treasurer, Assessor, Judge, Engineer, Borough Clerk, Police Chief, Superintendent of Public Works and
Court Administrator, shall be in lieu of all fees which may be collected by said Officer or Employees and
all said fees shall be turned over to the Borough Treasurer.
         SECTION 3. The salaries and wages provided for in Section 1 hereof shall be payable bi-
weekly unless otherwise ordered by resolution of the Mayor and Council.
         SECTION 4. The within salaries shall be retroactive and take effect January 1.
         SECTION 5. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith shall be and they are
hereby repealed.
         SECTION 6. This ordinance shall take effect at the time and in the manner prescribed by law.
List correspondence concerning Ordinance No. 06-12. None.

The Mayor then asked if any one present wished to be heard concerning Ordinance 06-12.

Bruce Paterson, 325 Willow Avenue asked about the ranges and asked why they change.
Council President Villaggio thoroughly went over every change in the ordinance and
explained the changes.

Motion to close Public Hearing on Ordinance 06-12 was made by Councilman
Schadewald, and seconded by Council President Villaggio. All Ayes.



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A motion to adopt Ordinance 06-12 was made by Councilman Schadewald, seconded by
Council President Villaggio, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed Roll Call, Council
President Villaggio-Aye, Councilman DeFilippo-Aye, Councilman Lombardo-Aye,
Councilman Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-Aye, Councilman Tucker-Absent.
5-Ayes, 1-Absent. Ordinance 06-12 was adopted.

INTRODUCTION:

Municipal Clerk Christina Ariemma read Ordinance 06-13 by title only:
                         ORDINANCE NO. 06-13
      AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND §21-11 (ONE-WAY STREETS) IN
      ARTICLE III (ONE-WAY STREETS) IN CHAPTER 21 (VEHICLES AND
      TRAFFIC) OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD TO ADD
      SECOND AVENUE BETWEEN WALNUT STREET AND MAPLE
      STREET.
A motion to adopt Ordinance 06-13 was made by Councilman Lombardo, seconded by
Councilman Mitchell, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed Roll Call, Council President
Villaggio-Aye, Councilman DeFilippo-Aye, Councilman Lombardo-Aye, Councilman
Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-Aye, Councilman Tucker-Absent. 5-Ayes, 1-
Absent. Ordinance 06-13 was adopted.


Municipal Clerk Christina Ariemma read Ordinance 06-14 by title only:
                        ORDINANCE NO. 06-14
      AN ORDINANCE TO REPEAL ARTICLE III (FLOOD DAMAGE
      PREVENTION) IN CHAPTER 67 (BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES)
      AND TO ENACT ARTICLE XA (FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION) IN
      CHAPTER 106 (LAND USE) OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF
      GARWOOD    TO   REVISE   FLOOD   DAMAGE    PREVENTION
      REGULATIONS.
A motion to adopt Ordinance 06-14 was made by Council President Villaggio, seconded
by Councilman Schadewald, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed Roll Call, Council
President Villaggio-Aye, Councilman DeFilippo-Aye, Councilman Lombardo-Aye,
Councilman Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-Aye, Councilman Tucker-Absent.
5-Ayes, 1-Absent. Ordinance 06-14 was adopted.


COMMITTEE REPORTS
POLICE, PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY: Councilman Tucker, Chr. ABSENT.

STREETS AND ROADS: Councilman Lombardo, Chr.
Bulk waste collection is scheduled for the south side of town Thursday, June 29, 2006.
Pot holes are being repaired daily, weather permitting. Hot patching was postponed last
week at various locations due to weather and will begin in July. Street sweeping is being
preformed daily, weather permitting. The Department of Public Works will begin
trimming and pruning Borough trees this week. The Department of Public Works crews
are performing various landscaping and maintenance duties at Borough owned parks and
land. Street sign repair and replacement is continuing.
Report received and spread across the minutes by motion of Council President
Villaggio, seconded by Councilman Schadewald. All Ayes

FIRE: Councilman Mitchell, Chr.
The Fire Committee recommends the adoption of Resolution 06-249, authorizing the
Municipal Clerk to sign agreement with County of Union for placement of the Fire
Department Antenna and repeaters on the Public Safety Building in Westfield.




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Report received and spread across the minutes, recommendation contained therein be
adopted by motion of Councilman Lombardo, seconded Councilman Schadewald. All
Ayes.

FINANCE: Council President Villaggio, Chr. NO REPORT

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS: Councilman DeFilippo, Chr.
I met with the DPW Superintendent to discuss proposals received to replace the roof at
the Department of Public Works. I would like to make the recommendation to award this
project to HIP Roofing of Westfield.
Report received and spread across the minutes, recommendation contained therein be
adopted by motion of Council President Villaggio, seconded Councilman Lombardo.
All Ayes.

LAWS AND LICENSES: Councilman Tucker, Chr.
READ BY: Council President Villaggio: The Laws and Licenses Committee recommends
the adopting of 06-241, 06-242 and 06-243 authorizing the renewal of Club, Retail, and
Consumption liquor licenses.
Report received and spread across the minutes, recommendation contained therein be
adopted by motion of Councilman Schadewald, seconded Councilman Lombardo. All
Ayes.

RECREATION: Council President Villaggio, Chr.
130 children have registered for Summer Recreation. Due to the rain on opening day, the
planned opening day activities have been changed to July 7th. We have 60 children
registers for basketball. Softball, a new activity will begin on July 6th for grades 3
through 8 until August 10th, each Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Washington
School. So far we have 14 children registered. We wish to congratulate the boys and
girls soccer team for a successful season. 14 pre-k children completed our soccer mini-
camp. Recreation is planning a Summer Swim Night at Manor Park in Westfield.
Report received and spread across the minutes by motion of Councilman Lombardo,
seconded by Councilman Mitchell. All Ayes.

ECOLOGY: Councilman DeFilippo, Chr. NO REPORT

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL: Council President Villaggio, Chr. NO REPORT

COMMITTEE ON AGING: Council President Villaggio, Chr.
The Senior Picnic was held last Friday, even with the possibility of rain over 80 people
attended.
Report received and spread across the minutes by motion of Councilman Lombardo,
seconded by Councilman Schadewald. All Ayes

LIBRARY, MAYOR’S REPRESENTATIVE: Councilman Schadewald NO REPORT

SCHOOL BOARD LIAISON: Council President Villaggio
Congratulations to all of our 8th grader who now will be entering high school. Last
Thursday, ALJ held its graduation and there were 39 Garwood seniors who graduated.
Three seniors, Jenna Nierstedt, Allison DiGiacomo and Kimberly Rastelli ranked in the
top 20 of the senior class and we had 7 seniors who achieved National Honor Society.
We wish all our seniors success in their future endeavors.
Report received and spread across the minutes by motion of Councilman Schadewald,
seconded by Councilman DeFilippo. All Ayes

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE:
Councilman Tucker ABSENT.


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CELEBRATION OF PUBLIC EVENTS AND HOLIDAYS LIAISON:
Councilman Mitchell NO REPORT

GARWOOD MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE COMMITTEE: Councilman Mitchell, Chr.
NO REPORT

UNION COUNTY AIR TRAFFIC NOISE ADVISORY BOARD REPRESENTATIVE:
Councilman Tucker ABSENT.


OFFICER’S REPORTS:

Chief of Police William Legg: Summons Report for May 2006.
Chief of Police William Legg: Monthly Activities Report for the month of May 2006.
Municipal Court Administrator Martha Marino: Monthly report for May 2006.

Date of Report: June 14, 2006
Listed below are the monies collected during the month of May 2006
Traffic                                                     $ 24,661.00
Criminal                                                    $   1,454.00
TOTAL:                                                      $ 26,115.00

Listed below are the monies disbursed during the month of: May 2006
Borough of Garwood                                          $ 10,134.11
Borough of Garwood (Public Defender)                        $     203.00
Borough of Garwood (POAA)                                   $      10.00
Union County Treasurer                                      $   4,957.50
Union County Treasurer (Lab Fees)                           $      N/A
Treasurer State of New Jersey (ATS)                         $     864.50
Treasurer State of New Jersey (DMV)                         $   9,171.89
Treasurer State of New Jersey (DEDR)                        $     177.00
Treasurer State of New Jersey (VCCB)                        $     200.00
Treasurer State of New Jersey (SNSF)                        $     315.00
Treasurer State of New Jersey (Conditional Discharge)       $      N/A
Treasurer State of New Jersey (Lab Fees)                    $      N/A
Treasurer State of New Jersey (Web Fees)                    $      53.00
TOTAL:                                                      $ 26,086.00

Respectfully submitted by: Martha Marino/ Court Administrator
The foregoing reports were adopted as submitted by motion of, seconded by. All Ayes.


HEARING OF CITIZENS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE MAYOR AND
COUNCIL:

Catherine Madara: 205 Willow Avenue: Asked if there would be a rain date for the Town
Wide Yard Sale. Councilman Lombardo responded no rain date is scheduled.

Bruce Paterson, 325 Willow Avenue: Asked what the difference was between Resolution
06-246 and 06-247. Ms Ariemma responded they both authorize the salaries of the
employees of the borough. Mr. Paterson also asked who runs the Senior Picnic. Ms.
Ariemma responded it is run by the Department of Aging in the Borough of Garwood and
funded through County Development Block Grant Progarm.




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UNFINISHED BUSINESS

                                          CONSENT AGENDA
                                         (Adoption upon Roll Call)
                                             RESOLUTION NO. 06-241
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, in the County of Union, State of New
Jersey, that renewal Club Licenses be granted to the following, said Licenses to be effective July 1, 2006 and to
terminate June 30, 2007.
2007-31-015-001 Bay Leaf Post #6807, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Garwood, New Jersey for
premises at 221 South Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-31-014-001 Columbian Club of Garwood-Cranford, Inc., t/a Garwood Knights of Columbus, for premises at
37-43 South Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Municipal Clerk be and she is hereby directed to issue said license.
                                             RESOLUTION NO. 06-242
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, County of Union, State of New Jersey,
that renewal of Plenary Retail Distribution License be granted to the following, said License to be effective July 1,
2006 and to terminate June 30, 2007.
2007-44-002-004 L & J Wine & Liquors, Inc., t/a L & J Wines & Liquors, for premises at 117 Center Street,
Garwood, New Jersey.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Municipal Clerk be and she is hereby directed to issue said license.
                                             RESOLUTION NO. 06-243
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, in the County of Union, State of New
Jersey, that renewal Plenary Retail Consumption Licenses be granted to the following, said Licenses to be effective
July 1, 2006 and to terminate June 30, 2007.
2007-32-006-004 K.P. Ventures, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a Dittrick's Wines and Liquors, for premises at
2 North Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey. (Broad Package Privilege)
2007-33-007-003 B & D Recreation, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a Garwood Lanes, for premises at 346
North Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-012-002 Westwood Lanes, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a The Westwood, for premises at 438
North Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-004-003 The Garwood Rest, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a Garwood Restaurant, for premises at
259 South Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-005-005 Little Joe, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a Little Joe Liquors, for premises at 302 South
Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-009-007 WGAFZ, Inc., a Corporation of New Jersey, t/a The Crossroads of Garwood, for premises at 78
North Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-011-003 BENSI of Garwood, LLC., t/a BENSI of Garwood, 300 South Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey.
2007-33-001-004        RAD Restaurant Company, LLC, t/a Robert’s Steakhouse, for the premises at 95-99 Center
Street, New Jersey.
BE IT RESOLVED, that the Municipal Clerk be and she is hereby directed to issue said licenses.
                                             RESOLUTION NO. 06-244
WHEREAS, the Borough Council of the Borough of Garwood (“Borough Council”) has reviewed and considered
the Application for Municipal Consent to Operate a Cable Television System filed by Verizon New Jersey Inc. on
March 22, 2006 (the “Application”);
WHEREAS, the Borough Council has reviewed the Application in accordance with the municipal consent process
set forth in N.J.S.A. 48:5A-22 to –29;
WHEREAS, the Borough Council held a public hearing on June 13, 2006 and received public comment on the
Application in accordance with N.J.S.A. 48:5A-23 and N.J.A.C. 14:18-11.6;
WHEREAS, neither the presentation at the public hearing, nor any of the comments made by the public, presented
any credible or valid reason to cause the Borough to deny the Application;
WHEREAS, the Borough Council has determined that the presence of an additional provider of cable television
service in the Borough will provide the residents of the Borough with increased choice and may result in more
competitive pricing, increased service quality and improved service offerings;
WHEREAS, the Borough Council has determined that such competition and choice in the provision of cable
television service caused by Verizon New Jersey Inc.’s offering of cable television service in Garwood will have a
positive impact on the Borough of Garwood and its residents;
WHEREAS, after evaluating the Application and the Applicant’s responses to questions at the public hearing, the
Borough Council has determined that Verizon New Jersey Inc. possesses the requisite legal, financial, technical
competency and general fitness to provide cable television service, as required by N.J.S.A. 48:5A-27, and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED based upon the foregoing the Borough Council of the Borough of
Garwood hereby grants to Verizon New Jersey Inc. municipal consent to operate a cable television system within the
Borough of Garwood. Such municipal consent shall be codified in the form of a municipal ordinance, which shall be
passed in accordance with N.J.S.A. 48:5A-24.
                                             RESOLUTION NO. 06-245
BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, County of Union,
State of New Jersey, hereby authorizes the cancellation of the following Capital Ordinance and
the money be returned to the Capital Surplus Fund effective June 27, 2006.
Ordinance                                      Capital Improvement
06-03                                          $18,000.00
                                      RESOLUTION NO. 06-246
WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood have hereto adopted:



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                                                ORDINANCE NO. 06-12
         AN ORDINANCE FIXING THE SALARIES AND WAGES OF CERTAIN OFFICIALS
         AND EMPLOYEES OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION,
         STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
WHEREAS, said Ordinance reflects changes of salaries and/or hourly rates to be paid to said employees of the
Borough of Garwood for the year 2006.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Garwood be and they are
hereby authorized and directed to execute checks on Borough funds for the purpose of paying the annual salaries
and/or hourly rates to the employees of the Borough of Garwood as set forth below and in the amount set forth
opposite each job classification. Said salaries to be paid bi-weekly less such deductions as in such cases made. The
schedule of salaries hereafter set forth shall be effective as of January 1, 2006, or pro-rated as the case may be.
NAME                        TITLE                                                     SALARY
William D. Legg             Chief of Police                                           $ 86,679.00
Christina M. Ariemma        Borough Administrator/Clerk                               $ 67,269.00
Frederick W. CorbittSuperintendent DPW/Recycling Coordinator                           $ 61,456.00
Sue Wright                            CFO/Treasurer                                   $ 17,164.00
Annmarie Switzer                      Tax Assessor                                    $ 10,428.00
Loretta J. Glogorski                  Tax Collector-P/T                               $ 8,399.00
Loretta J. Glogorski                  Overtime Rate                                   $    29.00ph
Loretta J. Glogorski                  Tax Search Officer                              $    450.00
Agnes M. Kurzweil                     Accounting/Payroll Clerk                        $ 32,355.00
Kathleen J. WierzbinskiClerk/Stenographer-Asst. to the Municipal Clerk                  $ 30,897.00
Sandra D. Bruns             Clerk/Typist/Payroll-P/T                                  $    17.65ph
Dennis J. McCarthy                    Mayor                                           $ 2,400.00
Victor DeFilippo            Councilman                                                $ 2,000.00
Charles Lombardo                      Councilman                                      $ 2,000.00
Damian Mitchell             Councilman                                                $ 2,000.00
William Schadewald, III Councilman                                                    $ 2,000.00
Walter Tucker               Councilman                                                $ 2,000.00
Kathleen Villaggio                    Councilwoman                                    $ 2,000.00
NAME                        TITLE                                            SALARY
Robert Renaud               Municipal Attorney                                        $ 20,856.00
Donald R. Guarriello        Municipal Engineer                                        $ 7,718.00
Howard M. Coppari                     Zoning Officer                                  $ 5,495.00
Paulette Drogon             Senior Citizen Director                                   $ 9,500.00
Michael Tharaldsen                    Senior Citizen Handyman                         $ 15.00ph
Steven Merman               Municipal Prosecutor                                      $ 6,373.00
Edward Cooper               Public Defender                                           $ 2,216.00
Susan MacMullan                       Municipal Court Judge                           $ 15,995.00
Martha Marino               Municipal Court Administrator                             $ 37,103.00
Anita Ruscansky             Dep. Court Adm./Violations Clerk                          $ 14,500.00
Len Spina                             Superintendent of Fire Apparatus                $    800.00
Michael Madeira             Superintendent of Fire Alarm System                       $    800.00
Kathleen Pender             Recreation Director                                       $ 6,250.00
Recreation Director/Summer                                                            $ 20-25.00ph
Recreation Supervisors                                                                $ 9-15.00ph
Recreation Aides                                                                      $6.50-12.00ph
 John Drone                           Civilian Police Dispatcher                      $ 34,316.00
Thomas Gesior               Civilian Police Dispatcher                                $ 26,200.00
Jessica Simon               Civilian Police Dispatcher                                $ 26,200.00
Jean McComb                 Civilian Police Matron                                    $    15.00ph
Senior Citizen Bus Driver                                                             $    16.20ph
Street Department Seasonal Help New Hirers                                            $     8.50ph
                                                Prior Yrs. Service                    $ 9-10.00ph
School Crossing Guards Special “Class B”                                              $    11.30ph
Fire Safety Inspectors                                                                $    15.00ph
Clerical Office Help                                                                  $     8.50ph
                                               RESOLUTION NO. 06-247
WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood have hereto adopted:
                                                ORDINANCE NO. 06-12
         AN ORDINANCE FIXING THE SALARIES AND WAGES OF CERTAIN OFFICIALS
         AND EMPLOYEES OF THE BOROUGH OF GARWOOD, IN THE COUNTY OF UNION,
         STATE OF NEW JERSEY.
WHEREAS, said Ordinance reflects changes of salaries and/or hourly rates to be paid to said employees of the
Borough of Garwood for the year 2006.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the Borough of Garwood be and they are
hereby authorized and directed to execute checks on Borough funds for the purpose of paying the annual salaries
and/or hourly rates to the employees of the Borough of Garwood as set forth below and in the amount set forth
opposite each job classification. Said salaries to be paid bi-weekly less such deductions as in such cases made. The
schedule of salaries hereafter set forth shall be effective as of January 1, 2006, or pro-rated as the case may be.
NAME                        TITLE                                            SALARY
Carol Lombardo              Library Director                                 $ 39,520.00
Shenaz Nasser                         Library/Part-time                      $    13.05ph


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Linda Fiore                         Library/Part-time                  $   11.35ph
Naomi C. Desiderio                  Library/Part-time                  $    9.85ph
Maryann Duffy              Library/Part-time                           $    7.15ph
Lauren Czapla                       Library Page/Part-time             $    7.15ph
Cristallina Tharaldsen              Library Page/Part-time             $    7.15ph
Christina M. Ariemma       Board of Health Licensing Official          $ 1,600.00
Christina M. Ariemma       Shade Tree Officer                          $ 4,500.00
Kathleen J. Wierzbinski    Registrar of Vital Statistics               $ 2,000.00
Kathleen J. Wierzbinski    Board of Health Secretary                   $   750.00
Kathleen J. Wierzbinski    Office of Emergency Management Secretary $      300.00
Adele Lewis                         Planning Board Secretary           $ 8,300.00
Victor Vinegra             Planning Board Planner/Engineer             $ 3,000.00
Donald Fraser                       Planning Board Attorney            $ 6,500.00
                                                 RESOLUTION NO. 06-248
                                    New Jersey Department of Transportation
                            Resolution, Application, and Agreement for State Aid to
                                            Counties and Municipalities
                                            RESOLUTION NO. 06-249
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood County of Union that the
Mayor and Municipal Clerk be and are hereby authorize to sign the agreement with the County of Union for the
placement of its Fire Department radio antenna, equipment and necessary repeaters on the Public Safety Building
owned by the County of Union located at 300 North Avenue East, Westfield, NJ.
                                            RESOLUTION NO. 06-250
BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Garwood, County of Union, State of New Jersey,
hereby acknowledge the following vendor as the successful bidder for road sweepings in accordance with the County
of Union’s contract and the Union County Cooperative Pricing System Number UCCP65-2004.
        CONTRACTOR:                 NATURES CHOICE CORPORATION
                                              1111 SPRINGFIELD ROAD
                                              UNION, NJ 07083
        PRICE & DESCRIPTION:                  ID-27 Materials
                                              Road Street Sweepings
                                           $ 64.95 per ton
        TERM:                     August 2006 to August 2008

A motion to adopt Consent Agenda was made by Councilman Schadewald, seconded by
Councilman Lombardo, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed Roll Call, Council
President Villaggio-ABSTAIN, Councilman DeFilippo -Aye, Councilman Lombardo-
Aye, Councilman Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-Aye, Councilman Tucker-
Absent. Consent Agenda Adopted.


RESOLUTIONS DELETED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA:

NONE.




NEW BUSINESS:

Any new business the Mayor and Council may have:

Appointment: Recreation Commission
Unexpired Term: 6/27/06 – 12/31/06                  Kelly Dunn 78 Third Avenue, Garwood

Appointment: Fire Police
Five-year term: 12/31/2010
Pat DiFabio
Steve Motycka
Joseph Ondrof
William Severage, Jr.
Art Schweitzer
Rodney VanNatta


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PAYMENT OF CLAIMS

A motion by Council President Villaggio to introduce the following resolution:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following claims as approved be and the same are hereby
ordered paid when properly signed and verified; and the payment of payrolls as listed is
hereby confirmed and ratified.

Trust Acct: $2,500.00      Developers Escrow: $556.00        Current Acct: $187,382.18

Motion duly seconded by Councilman Lombardo, whereupon Mayor McCarthy directed
Roll Call, Council President Villaggio-Aye, Councilman DeFilippo-Aye, Councilman
Lombardo-Aye, Councilman Mitchell-Aye, Councilman Schadewald-AYE, Councilman
Tucker-Absent. 5-Ayes 1-Absent.


ADJOURNMENT

Mayor McCarthy announced the Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council will be held
on TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2006, in Council Chambers at 7:15 p.m. Workshop Session
to start at 7:00 p.m.

THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC HEARING IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, ON
ORDINANCE NO. 06-13 AND 06-14, ON TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2006, AT 7:15 P.M.
OR SOON THERE AFTER.

At 7:48 p.m., a motion to adjourn was made by Council President Villaggio, seconded by
Councilman Mitchell. All Ayes.




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CHRISTINA M. ARIEMMA, Municipal Clerk
Borough of Garwood




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