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									RESOLUTION #104         OFFERED BY:   MATTEI         SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 6-2005 ENTITLED:           “AN
ORDINANCE FIXING AND DETERMINING MUNICIPAL CLASS POSITION AND
SALARY RANGES FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT OF THE
CITY OF HACKENSACK”

     Mayor Zisa: “This ordinance has been advertised pursuant to
law and now calls for a public hearing. Will someone so move?”

     Motion offered by Stein and seconded by Galvis that there be a
public hearing. Carried.

       PUBLIC HEARING

     Motion offered by Mattei and seconded by Stein that the public
hearing be closed.

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack,
County of Bergen and State of New Jersey, that Ordinance No. 6-2005
ENTITLED: "AN ORDINANCE FIXING AND DETERMINING MUNICIPAL CLASS
POSITION AND SALARY RANGES FOR CERTAIN EMPLOYEES OF THE POLICE
DEPARTMENT OF THE CITY OF HACKENSACK” pass its second and final
reading and is hereby adopted.

       Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent - Trammell

RESOLUTION #105         OFFERED BY:   MATTEI        SECONDED BY:    STEIN

     FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7-2005 ENTITLED:         “AN
ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND
TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK”


     Mayor Zisa: “This ordinance has been advertised pursuant to
law and now calls for a public hearing. Will someone so move?”

     Motion offered by Stein and seconded by Mattei that there be a
public hearing. Carried.

       PUBLIC HEARING

     Motion offered by Stein and seconded by Mattei that the public
hearing be closed.

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack,
County of Bergen and State of New Jersey, that Ordinance No. 7-2005
ENTITLED:     "AN ORDINANCE TO EXCEED THE MUNICIPAL BUDGET
APPROPRIATION LIMITS AND TO ESTABLISH A CAP BANK” pass its second
and final reading and is hereby adopted.

       Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent - Trammell

RESOLUTION #106         OFFERED BY:   STEIN       SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the proper officers be and are hereby authorized to make the
following refund for the reason stated:

                 REFUNDS DUE TO RE-FINANCE BY HOME OWNERS

    AMOUNT    BLOCK      LOT          NAME                YEAR      REASON
$    852.90     222        4A   Ortega, Cesar & Ysabel    2003      ERR PMT
 1,982.00    506         29     Acevedo, Carmen                2003   “       “
 1,566.00     43          3     Bruno, Raffaele & Vincenza     2003   “       “
 1,341.00    139         37     DeLeon, Allan M. & Nadia       2003   “       “
   551.00    238      8,C05E2   Gonzalez, Elena                2003   “       “
   677.80     17     10,C002F   Casey, Joseph J. & Dorothy
                                 Gebbia                        2003   “       “
 1,170.00    122      1,C005F   Wei, Binxian & Zhou, Yi        2003   “       “
 1,548.00    134A        74     Hendriz, Bonni Jane & Robyn    2003   “       “
 1,319.00    238      8,C014A   Klein, Howard & Laurie         2003   “       “
 2,168.00    240         3D     Hurant, Leslie & Edythe        2003   “       “
   826.00    344     16,C011D   Gonzalez-Irago, Carlos         2003   “       “
   574.00    352     90,C0011   Martinez, Amparo               2003   “       “
 1,223.16    435      1,C0N4D   Garcia, Iraida & Rafael        2003   “       “
 1,852.00    444          1     Gelormino, Bart &
                                 Uchikawa, So                  2003   “       “
 1,163.30    519     36,C016A   Rivers, Diane E.               2003   “       “
 1,740.10    571         21     Benjamin, Bryan & Stacy        2003   “       “
 3,786.00    606         26     Guerra, Beth Ann               2003   “       “
   942.16    219     25,C003B   Wells Fargo Real Estate        2004   “       “
 1,345.00    127          8     Kennedy, Martin A & Margaret   2003   “       “
   880.00    237     2B,C002H   Goetze, Lisa                   2003   “       “
   806.00    238      5,C008D   Keenan, Monica                 2003   “       “
   929.00    238      8,C026D   Seltzer, Jerome & Dora E.      2003   “       “
   866.50    343     14,C014E   Ryan, Daniel                   2003   “       “
 1,760.00    354         55     Brown, Alice                   2003   “       “
 1,146.00    415         8B     Allou, Vincent & Akegnan,
                                 Monique                       2003   “       “
   517.49    435      1,C0N4A   Cooper, Beverly                2003   “       “
   554.35    435      1,C0S8F   Adamson, Frances               2003   “       “
   804.70    442     11,C004I   Peterson, Brian M.             2003   “       “
 1,900.00    538      9,C1509   Kim, Jeanie                    2003   “       “
 2,099.00    557          7     Ruta, James V. & Kelly S.      2003   “       “
 1,157.16    561         55H    Fanton, Kevin I. &
                                 Mary Elizabeth                2003   “       “
 2,313.00    591         11     Chua, Mildred                  2003   “       “
 1,744.30    623         23     Burke, Felix & Ileen           2003   “       “
 1,461.00    138         55     Zambodla, Ayanda               2003   “       “
   605.49    435     1,C0N8A    Navarro, Gaetano               2003   “       “
   629.20    541     1,C007D    Arcila, Sonia                  2003   “       “
 1,771.20    576          1     Richards, Koran Horsey         2003   “       “
 1,592.20    443         42     Ferguson, Bert V. & Miriam     2003   “       “
   744.00    238     5,C011D    Brissett, Ruthland & Benita    2003   “       “
 1,098.90       3        11     Vargas, Oscar & Beatriz        2003   “       “
 1,079.00     17         22     Gugino, Adam                   2003   “       “
  839.00    106     13,C00D2    Tomchin, Bruce                 2003   “       “
1,291.00    424          17A    Thompson-Cook, Rosemarie C.    2003   “       “
1,229.00    443     19,C00C1    Williams, Gale, Marcel
                                 & Maurice                     2003       “       “
  764.00    537      1,C002G    Byrd, Willie C. & Mary D.
                                 Mays-Byrd                     2003   “       “
1,789.00    592           21    DiMassino, George Jr & Diane   2003   “       “
1,685.40    625            4    Velez, Carlos A & Rachel A     2003   “       “
1,556.00    137            1    Montevirgen, Philip C. &
                                 Kathrina                      2003   “       “
  589.00    238      8,C09E2    Vecsei, John & Andrea          2003   “       “
  849.00    328           33    Mundle, Nelvoye                2003   “       “
1,229.00    343     10,C012C    Leone, Ron                     2003   “       “
  517.55    435      1,C0N2B    Duffy, Andrew J & Holly B      2003   “       “
1,149.00     56          15B    Fernandez, Marco, Haydee
                                 & Amada                       2003   “       “
1,144.00    510     36,C012A    Xhelo, Thomas                  2003   “       “
2,043.00    545           30    Rattacasa, Dominick &
                                 Britton, Helen                2003   “       “
  687.00    238      8,C14E2    Lee, Theresa                   2003   “       “
  882.00    421      8,C0058    Picciano, Steven J.            2003   “       “
  386.64    435     42,C0306    Bhawni, Pushpa & Sunder        2003   “       “
1,353.00    518           6B    Arcila, Francisco &
                                 Nunez, Maria                  2003   “       “
1,892.90    574            7    Ruiz, Yolanda & Minaya,
                                 Jennifer                      2003   “       “
1,600.00    605A           4    Boudakian, Carl                2003   “       “
1,669.00    423            9    Tillerson, Alfred & Rachel     2003   “       “
  816.00    540      8,C00A6    Gerson, Jeffrey S. &
                                 Kimberly S.                   2003   “       “
1,800.00    575           18    Franklin, Thomas E. &
                                 Annemarie                     2003   “       “
1,279.20      3            5    Fajardo, Julio &
                                 Adrid Caciano                 2003   “       “
1,633.00      4           14    Graells, Oscar N & L & M       2003   “       “
1,184.70      3     21,C0303    Monahan, Eugene J.             2003   “       “
1,181.00     37           33    Hansil, Alexandra Alarcon      2003   “       “
1,157.80    237     2B,C003B    Kim, Howard K. & Barbara H     2003   “       “
  862.00     343     10,C005B   Reynolds, Darlene A.          2003     “   “
1,554.00     353           68   Perkins, Colin K. & Theresa   2003     “   “
1,307.00     421           20   Dominquez, Dario F. &
                                 Olivio M.                    2003     “   “
2,319.00     428           19   Drummond, Richard A. &
                                 Jeanetta                     2003    “    “
  454.57     435     1,C0S8H    Van Calcar, Lance             2003    “    “
2,213.00     506          49    Alcantara, Carlos             2003    “    “
1,526.00     584          21    Meneses, Jorge & Marleny      2003    “    “
  609.30    124D           7    Ramirez, Ferdinand &
                                 Mariane                      2003     “   “
  908.00     434           33   Watson, Walter W. &
                                 Petrina P.                   2003     “   “
   69.10     436      7,C001G   Sharif, Atiya                 2003     “   “


     $5.00 refund to Sabrina Shaw, 672 Albin Street, Teaneck, for
2005 Parking Replacement Tag fee.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #107       OFFERED BY:    MATTEI         SECONDED BY:     STEIN

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the Tax Collector be and is hereby authorized to transfer an
overpayment of 2003 taxes in the amount of $830.22 on Block 25A,
Lot 40 to unpaid 2005 taxes as per the property owner, Alberto
Gonzalez.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #108       OFFERED BY: STEIN              SECONDED BY: MATTEI

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the Tax Collector be and is hereby authorized to transfer an
overpayment of 2004 taxes in the amount of $2,861.44 on Block 422,
Lot 3, to unpaid 2005 taxes as per the property owner, Robert J.
Mahalik.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell


RESOLUTION #109       OFFERED BY:    MATTEI         SECONDED BY:     STEIN

     WHEREAS, Debra Marie Serrano, School Crossing Guard, has
requested a Leave of Absence without pay for twenty-two weeks under
the Family Leave Act for maternity; and

     WHEREAS, City Manager Peter J. Capone has determined that this
employee be granted a twenty-two weeks Leave of Absence, commencing
February 21, 2005 and terminating July 25, 2005.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack that Debra Marie Serrano, School Crossing Guard,
be granted a twenty-two weeks Leave of Absence, without pay, as
requested; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this
Resolution is forwarded to the employee's pension system by the
Chief Financial Officer.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #110      OFFERED BY:    STEIN         SECONDED BY:       MATTEI

     WHEREAS, Vincenta Romero, School Crossing Guard, has requested
a Leave of Absence for two months without pay for personal reasons
due to a family member’s illness; and

     WHEREAS, City Manager Peter J. Capone has determined that this
employee be granted a two month Leave of Absence, commencing March
9, 2005 and terminating May 11, 2005.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack that Vicenta Romero, School Crossing Guard, be
granted a two month Leave of Absence, without pay, as requested;
and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this
Resolution be forwarded to the employee's pension system by the
Chief Financial Officer.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #111      OFFERED BY:    GALVIS    SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that Acting Fire Chief Joel Thornton, be and is hereby appointed as
the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Hackensack;
and to serve at the pleasure of the City Council.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #112       OFFERED BY:    STEIN    SECONDED BY: GALIVS

     WHEREAS,  the New Jersey Department of Environmental
Protection, Green Acres Program (“State”) provides loans and/or
grants to municipal and county governments for assistance in the
acquisition and development of lands for outdoor recreational and
conservation purposes; and

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack desires to further the public
interest by obtaining a loan of $737,000 and/or a grant of $737,000
from the State to fund the Hackensack High School Athletic Field
Renovation at a cost of $1,474,000.

     WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack are
hereby authorized to (a) Make an application for such a loan and/or
grant; (b) Provide additional information and furnish such
documents as may be required and (c) Act as the authorized
correspondent of the above named applicant; and

     WHEREAS, the State shall determine if the application is
complete and in conformance with the scope and intent of the Green
Acres Program, and notify the City of the amount of the funding
award; and

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack is willing to use the State
funds in accordance with such rules, regulations and applicable
statutes, and is willing to enter into an agreement with the State
for the above named project;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack:

     1.   That the Mayor and City Clerk be and are hereby
authorized to execute an agreement and any amendments thereto with
the State for the Hackensack High School Athletic Field Renovation;

     2.   That the City of Hackensack has its matching share of the
project, if a match is required in the amount of $737,000.
     3.   That, in the event the State’s funds are less than the
total project cost specified above, the City has the balance of
funding necessary to complete the project;

     4.   The City of Hackensack agrees to comply with all
applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations in
its performance of the project;

     5.   That this resolution shall take effect immediately.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent - Trammell


RESOLUTION #113     OFFERED BY:   MATTEI    SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack is desirous in obtaining
entertainment on July 4, 2005 for the July 4th Festivities and also
for its Summer Concert Series on July 19, 2005, July 26, 2005 and
August 2, 2005; and

     WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor and Council to engage
the services of Jerry LaGuardia Productions Entertainment Inc.,
Webster Commons, 271 Grove Avenue, Building E, Verona, New Jersey
07044 to supply the necessary entertainment and equipment; and

     WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-1 et
seq.) requires that the resolution authorizing the award of
contracts for “professional services” without competitive bidding
and the contract itself must be available for public inspection;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council
of the City of Hackensack as follows:

     1. That the Mayor and City Clerk be and are hereby authorized
and directed to execute an agreement with Jerry LaGuardia
Production & Entertainment to provide entertainment for the July 4th
Festivities and the Summer Concert Series.

     2. That this contract is awarded without competitive bidding
as a “professional service” in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A: 11-
5(1) of the Local Public Contracts Law because same is expressly
excluded from competitive bidding and without advertising for bids
as an authorized exception.

     3. That a notice of this resolution be published once in The
Record; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available from Account No. 5-10-720-29W in
an amount not to exceed $34,750.00 of the Current Fund. Purchase
Order #143548.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #114     OFFERED BY:   STEIN    SECONDED BY:     GALVIS

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the following organization be granted permission to conduct
Raffles in accordance with the application on file in the office of
the City Clerk:

     RA:1761 – Holy Trinity R.C. Church
     RA:1762 – Holy Trinity R.C. Church
     RA:1763 – Holy Trinity R.C. Church
     RA:1764 – Hackensack University Medical Center
     RA:1765 – Holy Trinity School

          Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                        Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #115        OFFERED BY:    MATTEI   SECONDED BY:     GALVIS

     WHEREAS, on November 15, 2004 Resolution #326 was awarded to
J. Fletcher Creamer and Son Inc., for snow removal within the City
of Hackensack for the period January 1, 2005 thru December 31,
2007; and

     WHEREAS, on February 22, 2005 and February 25, 2005 it became
necessary for the City of Hackensack to use the services of J.
Fletcher Creamer and Son Inc., for this purpose; and

     WHEREAS, the total cost of snow removal was $8,084.00;

     WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds
are available in account #5-10-425-204, of the Current Fund.
Purchase Order #143685;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the aforementioned invoice in the amount of
$8,084.00 be paid to J. Fletcher Creamer and Son, Inc. of 120 East
Broadway, Hackensack, New Jersey.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #116         OFFERED BY:    STEIN     SECONDED BY:   MATTEI

     WHEREAS, on November 15, 2004 Resolution #326 was awarded to
J. Fletcher Creamer and Son Inc., for snow removal within the City
of Hackensack for the period January 1, 2005 thru December 31,
2007; and

     WHEREAS, on March 1, 2005 it became necessary for the City of
Hackensack to use the services of J. Fletcher Creamer and Son Inc.,
for this purpose; and

     WHEREAS, the cost of snow removal was $4,472.00;

     WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds
are available in account #5-10-425-204, of the Current Fund
Purchase Order #143645;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the aforementioned invoice in the amount of
$4,472.00 be paid to J. Fletcher Creamer and Son, Inc. of 120 East
Broadway, Hackensack, New Jersey.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #117     OFFERED BY:      MATTEI     SECONDED BY:    STEIN

     WHEREAS, the Finance Department, the Tax Collection Department
and Utility Billing require Software Maintenance support for their
computer systems; and

     WHEREAS, a proposal dated January 10, 2005 for software of
said systems has been obtained from Edmunds and Associates, Inc.;
and
     WHEREAS, these services are of an extraordinary unspecifiable
nature as it involves the software of a complex computer system as
defined by 5:30-14c promulgated by the Local Finance Board Division
of Local Government Services and N.J.S.A. 40:11-5(1)(a)(ii);

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the proposal of Edmunds
and Associates Inc., 301A Tilton Road, Northfield, New Jersey 08825
be accepted and a contract in the amount of $19,500.00 be awarded;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in account 5-10-210-232
($6,810.00) 5-10-220-232 ($8,050.00) and 5-20-100-232 ($4,640.00)
of the Current Budget and Public Parking Utility.

     Purchase Order #143646

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #118       OFFERED BY:   STEIN   SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, since 1974, the United States Congress, through the
Community Development Block Grant Program supported the future
welfare of the Nation and the well being of its citizens through
maintaining viable urban communities as social, economic and
political entities: and

     WHEREAS, said Program has been and continues to be a critical
affordable housing community, and economic revitalization tool for
families and communities across the nation; and

     WHEREAS, in FY04, alone, over 23 million persons and
households across America were assisted through the CDBG Program;
and

     WHEREAS, the President’s FY06 budget proposes the total
elimination of the Community Development Block Grant Program,
within the Department of Housing and Urban Development and proposes
a much smaller program within the Department of Commerce that will
focus mainly on economic development; and

     WHEREAS, the broad spectrum of activities, including
homeownership opportunities; elimination of slum and blight;
housing rehabilitation; improvements to public facilities and
infrastructure, such as roads, water and sewer systems, libraries,
fire stations and community centers; and public services, such as
employment training, child care, transportation services, services
for senior citizens, the disabled and youth; business development
and job creation will no longer be able to be undertaken; and

     WHEREAS, such action will no longer enable cities, counties
and states to meet their community development, affordable housing
and economic development needs;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the governing body of the
City of Hackensack hereby requests your help to fight to save the
Community Development Block Grant Program and maintain this vital
program within the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
at a funding level no less than $4.350 billion in formula funding
in FY06.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this Resolution be sent
to the entire New Jersey Congressional Delegation, the United
States Senate Committees on Appropriations and Budget and House
Committees on Appropriations and Budget.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #119      OFFERED BY:    MATTEI      SECONDED BY:    STEIN

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack requires the services of the
maintenance of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
System for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005;

     WHEREAS, such professional services will be rendered or
performed by individuals who practice a recognized profession and
whose practice is regulated by law pursuant to N.J.S.A.40A:11-
5(1)(a)(i)of the Local Public Contracts Law; and

     WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor and Council to engage
the services of Red Oak Consulting, 17-17 Route 208, Fair Lawn, New
Jersey 07410; and

     WHEREAS, a certificate of availability of funds has been
issued by the Chief Financial Officer for account #5-10-530-204 in
the amount of $26,000.00, Purchase Order #143688; and

     WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law requires that the
resolution authorizing the award of contracts for professional
services without competitive bidding and the contract must be
available for public inspection;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack that:

     1.           The Mayor and City Clerk be and they are hereby
                  authorized and directed to execute a contract
                  with Red Oak Consulting consistent with a written
                  proposal submitted to the City of Hackensack.
     2.           This contract is awarded without competitive
                  bidding as a Professional service in accordance
                  with N.J.S.A.40A:11-5(1)(a)(i)of the Local Public
                  Contracts Law because said services are to be
                  rendered or performed by a person authorized by
                  law to practice a recognized profession and whose
                  profession is regulated by law; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
Directed to retain a copy of the contract, upon execution, for
public inspection and to publish a notice of this action once in
The Record.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #120    OFFERED BY:     STEIN     SECONDED BY:      GALVIS

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has received Change Order No.
2 from Zuccaro & Sons Inc., in the amount of $21,563.00 for
installation of approximately 62 square yards of concrete sidewalk,
960 square feet of brick pavers, 6 benches and clearing topsoil,
seeding and erosion control; and

     WHEREAS, the total contract       amount   will   increase   from
$549,308.00 to $570,871.00; and

     WHEREAS, the City’s Engineers, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc., as well
as John Flannigan, the City’s Project Manager have reviewed this
change order and have recommended that said Change Order be
approved; and

     WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds
are available from Account No. X-50-R08-001 of the General Capital
Fund in the amount of $21,563.00. Purchase Order No. 139329;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Change Order No. 2 in the
amount of $21,563.00 for installation of approximately 62 square
yards of concrete sidewalk, 960 square feet of brick pavers, 6
benches and clearing topsoil, seeding and erosion control, for
Zuccaro & Sons, Inc., 64 Commerce Street, Garfield, New Jersey
07026 be and is hereby approved.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #121        OFFERED BY:   MATTEI   SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, the governing body of the City of Hackensack has been
advised that an emergency affecting the safety and welfare of the
citizens of the City of Hackensack and the general public when a
sewer line collapsed at Hackensack Avenue and Temple Avenue; and

     WHEREAS, the Project Manager notified the City Manager setting
forth the circumstances regarding the emergency; and

     WHEREAS, the governing body is satisfied that an emergency did
exist and that immediate action was necessary to restore the
aforementioned line to full operation; and

     WHEREAS, the cost of the repair was $82,222.42, which was a
fair and reasonable quotation; and

     WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds
are available in Account #5-10-530-204,Purchase Order# 143687;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that pursuant to N.J.S.A.11-6, which authorizes the
governing body to award contracts without benefit of public bidding
in emergency situations, and the vendor, J. Fletcher Creamer & Son,
Inc.,101 East Broadway, Hackensack, New Jersey, 07601, be paid
therefore.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #122     OFFERED BY:   GALVIS      SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     WHEREAS, in accordance with and pursuant to the New Jersey
Solid Waste Management Act (N.J.S.A. 13:1E-1 et seq.), the County
of Bergen constitutes a Solid Waste Management District; and

     WHEREAS, on or about May 9, 2002 the City of Hackensack and
the BCUA entered into a solid waste service agreement (hereinafter
referred to as “Service Agreement”) pursuant to which the City of
Hackensack delivers municipally-generated solid waste to the New
Jersey Meadowlands Commission Transfer Station (hereinafter
referred to as the “Transfer Station Facility”) for processing,
transportation and disposal, and the BCUA provides such solid waste
processing,   transportation   and   disposal   services   to   the
Municipality, in a cooperative effort relating to municipal solid
waste management; and

     WHEREAS, the Service Agreement terminates on May 31, 2005; and

     WHEREAS, the BCUA and the City of Hackensack are desirous of
extending the Service Agreement for an additional two (2) years.

     NOW, THEREFORE, based on the mutual promises and covenants
contained in the Service Agreement and other good and sufficient
consideration,
     IT IS on this 21st day of March, 2005 AGREED as follows:

     I.         The extension of the Service Agreement shall be for
                a term of two (2) years, commencing June 1, 2005 and
                ending on May 31, 2007.

     II.        During the two year extension of the Service
                Agreement, the Municipality shall be billed by the
                BCUA and the Municipality shall pay the BCUA the
                following rates for each ton of solid waste
                delivered to the Transfer Station Facility, as
                defined in the Service Agreement, by or on behalf of
                the Municipality:

            June 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006           $69.10 per ton
            June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007           $71.17 per ton

     III.       All other provisions of the Service Agreement shall
                remain in full force and effect for the full term of
                the extension of the Service Agreement.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #123      OFFERED BY:   STEIN        SECONDED BY:    GALVIS

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack desires to accept a grant from
the New Jersey Office of Smart Growth for $60,000.00 to carry out a
project to prepare the “City of Hackensack Smart Growth
Redevelopment Plan” focusing around important transit facilities,
both bus and rail as well as redevelopment areas;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Hackensack
does hereby authorize the application for such a grant; and, upon
receipt of the grant agreement from the New Jersey Department of
Community Affairs does further authorize the execution of the grant
agreement; and also, upon receipt of the fully executed agreement
from the Department, does further authorize the expenditure of
funds pursuant to the terms of said agreement between the City of
Hackensack and the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is authorized to sign
the application, and that he or his successor in said title is
authorized to sign the agreement, and any other documents necessary
in condition therewith and act as representative of the City.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #124        OFFERED BY:   GALVIS      SECONDED BY:   MATTEI

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack desires to accept a grant from
the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for a Tier A
Municipality for the implementation of certain activities required
by the Tier A NJPDES Municipal Stormwater General Permit
(NJ0141852).

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Hackensack
does hereby authorize the application for such a grant; and, upon
receipt of the grant agreement from the New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection does further authorize the execution of
the grant agreement; and also, upon receipt of the fully executed
agreement from the Department, does further authorize the
expenditure of funds pursuant to the terms of said agreement
between the City of Hackensack and the New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection.
     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is authorized to sign
the application, and that he or his successor in said title is
authorized to sign the agreement, and any other documents necessary
in condition therewith and act as representative of the City.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent - Trammell
RESOLUTION #125     OFFERED BY: MATTEI       SECONDED BY:    GALVIS

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack Police Department wishes to
apply for funding a project under the Click It or Ticket Seat Belt
Campaign, May and June 2005 Enforcement Grant; and

     WHEREAS, the Mayor and City Council of the City of Hackensack
has reviewed the accompanying application and has approved said
request; and

     WHEREAS, the project is a joint effort between the Department
of Law and Public Safety and the City of Hackensack Police
Department for the purpose described in the application;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council
of the City of Hackensack that:

     1)        As a matter of public policy the City of Hackensack
               Police Department wishes to participate to the
               fullest extent possible with the Department of Law
               and Public Safety.

     2)        The Attorney General will receive funds on behalf
               of the applicant.

     3)        The Division of Highway Traffic Safety shall be
               responsible for the receipt and review of the
               applications for said funds.

     4)        The Division of Highway Traffic Safety shall
               initiate   allocations to each  applicant as
               authorized.

     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #126       OFFERED BY:   STEIN    SECONDED BY:   MATTEI

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack desires to accept a grant from
the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety for FY2006
Pedestrian Safety Grant in the amount of $18,000.00;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Hackensack
does hereby authorize the application for such a grant; and, upon
receipt of the grant agreement from the New Jersey Department of
Law and Public Safety does further authorize the execution of the
grant agreement; and also, upon receipt of the fully executed
agreement from the Department, does further authorize the
expenditure of funds pursuant to the terms of said agreement
between the City of Hackensack and the New Jersey Department of Law
and Public Safety;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor is authorized to sign
the application, and that he or his successor in said title is
authorized to sign the agreement, and any other documents necessary
in condition therewith and act as representative of the City.
     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

 RESOLUTION #127       OFFERED BY:    MATTEI   SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, pursuant to an advertisement in The Record, bids were
advertised for the Emergency Storm and Sanitary Sewer repairs for
the City of Hackensack; and

     WHEREAS, three bids were received; and
     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the contract for the Emergency Storm and
Sanitary Sewer Repairs be awarded to the low bidder, J. Fletcher
Creamer and Son, Inc., 101 East Broadway, Hackensack, New Jersey
07601.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #128       OFFERED BY:    STEIN       SECONDED BY:   MATTEI

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack requires the services of an
architect in connection with the design and construction of
improvements for the City’s Cultural Arts Center Addition; and

     WHEREAS, such professional services will be rendered or
performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized
profession and whose practice is regulated by law pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i)of the Local Public Contracts Law; and

     WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law requires that the
resolution authorizing the award of contracts for professional
services without competitive bidding and the contract must be
available for public inspection; and

     WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor and Council to retain
the services of Anthony Iovino, AIA,PP of Arcari & Iovino
Architects, P.C., One Katherine Street, Little Ferry, New Jersey
07643, to perform such architectural services; and

     WHEREAS, a certificate establishing that funds are available
from account 5-10-344-212 of the Current Fund in the amount of
$16,250.00 P.O. No. 143817 has been issued by the Chief Financial
Officer;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that:

     1)   The Mayor and City Clerk be and are hereby authorized and
          directed to Execute a contract with Arcari & Iovino
          Architects,   P.C.    for   the   performance    of   the
          aforedescribed architectural services:

     2)   This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as a
          Professional Service in accordance with the Local Public
          Contracts Law N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i)because said
          services are to be rendered or performed by a person
          authorized by law to practice a recognized profession and
          whose profession is regulated by law; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
directed to retain a copy of the contract, upon execution, for
public inspection and to publish notice of this action once in The
Record.

     Roll Call:    Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                   Absent – Trammell
RESOLUTION #129       OFFERED BY:   MATTEI     SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack requires the services of an
architect in connection with the design and construction of
improvements for Police Training Facility; and

     WHEREAS, such professional services will be rendered or
performed by a person authorized by law to practice a recognized
profession and whose practice is regulated by law pursuant to
N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i)of the Local Public Contracts Law; and

     WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law requires that the
resolution authorizing the award of contracts for professional
services without competitive bidding and the contract must be
available for public inspection; and

     WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Mayor and Council to retain
the services of Anthony Iovino, AIA, PP of Arcari & Iovino
Architects, P.C., One Katherine Street, Little Ferry, New Jersey
07643, to perform such architectural services; and

     WHEREAS, a certificate establishing that funds are available
from account 5-10-344-212 of the Current Fund in the amount of
$10,000.00 P.O. No. 143818 has been issued by the Chief Financial
Officer;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that:

     3)   The Mayor and City Clerk be and are hereby authorized and
          directed to Execute a contract with Arcari & Iovino
          Architects,   P.C.    for   the   performance    of   the
          aforedescribed architectural services:

     4)   This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as a
          Professional Service in accordance with the Local Public
          Contracts Law N.J.S.A. 40A:11-5(1)(a)(i)because said
          services are to be rendered or performed by a person
          authorized by law to practice a recognized profession and
          whose profession is regulated by law; and

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
directed to retain a copy of the contract, upon execution, for
public inspection and to publish notice of this action once in The
Record.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #130      OFFERED BY:    STEIN      SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, pursuant to an advertisement in The Record, bids were
received on March 15, 2005 for the purchase of One New 2005 Ford
F250 SD Crew Cab Pickup 4 x 4 (or approved equal); and

     WHEREAS, the following bids were received:

          Meadowlands Ford Truck Sales        $23,798.00
          All American Ford                    23,895.00
          Plaza Ford                           23,927.00
          Princeton Nassau Ford                24,690.00
          Winner Ford                          24,726.00

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the purchase of One New 2005 Ford F250 SD Crew
Cab Pickup 4 x 4 be awarded to Meadowlands Ford Truck Sales, 330
County Avenue, Secaucus, New Jersey 07096 for he contract price of
$23,798.00;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in account X-50-V05-007 of the
Capital Fund. Purchase Order #143788

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #131       OFFERED BY:    STEIN      SECONDED BY:    MATTEI

     WHEREAS, pursuant to an advertisement in The Record, bids were
received on March 15, 2005 for the purchase of One New 2005 Ford
E350 Econoline Van (or approved equal); and

     WHEREAS, the following bids were received:

          Plaza Ford Motors                     $17,848.00
          Princeton Nassau Ford                  17,985.00
          Winner Ford                            19,965.00
          All American Ford                      20,254.00
          Meadowlands Ford Truck                 20,872.00

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by   the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the purchase of One   New 2005 Ford E350 Econoline
Van be awarded to Plaza Ford Motors,     P.O. Box 638, Red Bank, New
Jersey 07701 for he contract price of    $17,848.00;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in account X-50-V05-004 of the
Capital Fund. Purchase Order #143789

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #132       OFFERED BY:    GALVIS     SECONDED BY:    MATTEI

     WHEREAS, pursuant to an advertisement in The Record, bids were
received on March 15, 2005 for the purchase of One New 2005 Ford
F350 SD Chassis Cab Dump 4 x 4 (or approved equal); and

     WHEREAS, the following bids were received:

          All American Ford                     $35,714.00
          Plaza Ford Motors                      36,367.00
          Winner Ford                            37,089.00
          Princeton Nassau Ford                  37,650.00
          Meadowlands Ford Truck Sales           37,999.00

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the purchase of One New 2005 Ford F350 SD
Chassis Cab Dump 4 x 4 be awarded to All American Ford, 530 River
Street, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 for the contract price of
$35,714.00;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in account X-50-V05-006 of the
Capital Fund. Purchase Order #143790

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #133        OFFERED BY:    MATTEI     SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, pursuant to an advertisement in The Record, bids were
received on March 15, 2005 for the purchase of One New 2005 Ford
F250 SD Regular Cab Pickup 4 x 4 (or approved equal); and

     WHEREAS, the following bids were received:

          All American Ford                        $22,195.00
          Plaza Ford Motors                         24,428.00
          Princeton Nassau Ford                     24,600.00
          Winner Ford                               24,732.00
          Meadowlands Ford Truck Sales              25,462.00

     NOW, THEREFORE,   BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that     the purchase of One New 2005 Ford F250 SD
Regular Cab Pickup 4   x 4 be awarded to All American Ford, 520 River
Street, Hackensack,    New Jersey 07601 for the contract price of
$22,195.00;

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in account X-50-V10-006 of the
Capital Fund. Purchase Order #143777

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent - Trammell

RESOLUTION #134           OFFERED BY:   STEIN      SECONDED BY:   GALVIS

     WHEREAS, various year 2004 bills have been presented for
payment this year, which bills were not covered by order number
and/or recorded at the time of transfers between the 2004 Budget
Appropriation Reserve in the last two months of 2004; and

     WHEREAS, N.J.S.40A:4-59 provides that all unexpended balances
carried forward after the close of the year are available, until
lapsed at the close of the succeeding year, and allow transfers to
be made from unexpended balances which are expected to be
sufficient during the first three months of the succeeding year;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City
of Hackensack that the transfers in the amount of $7,000.00 be made
between the Year 2004 Budget Appropriations Reserves as follows:

  Account Title                                  From             To

Police S/W                                      1,200.00
 Financial Admin O/E                                            1,200.00

Police S/W                                        500.00
 Legal Services O/E                                               500.00

Police S/W                                      1,000.00
 Public Bldgs & Grounds O/E                                     1,000.00

Police S/W                                        500.00
 Board of Adjust O/E                                              500.00

Police S/W                                        200.00
 Building Inspectors O/E                                          200.00

Police S/W                                        400.00
 DPW O/E                                                          400.00

Police S/W                                        200.00
 Shade Tree O/E                                                   200.00

Police S/W                                      3,000.00
 Human Services                                                 3,000.00

                                           __________       ___________
                             Total         $ 7,000.00     $     7,000.00

Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
             Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #135         OFFERED BY:   MATTEI      SECONDED BY:     STEIN

     WHEREAS, an emergent condition has risen with respect to
insufficient temporary appropriations to facilitate the awarding of
contracts and payments of bills and pension costs and no adequate
provision has been made in the 2005 Temporary Appropriations for
the aforesaid purpose, and N.J.S. 40A:4-20 provides for the
creation of an emergency temporary appropriation for the purpose
above-mentioned; and

     WHEREAS, the total emergency temporary resolutions adopted in
the year 2005 pursuant to the provisions of N.J.S.40A:4-20 (Chapter
96,P.L.1951) including this resolution total $22,921,086.76

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED (not less than two-thirds of
all the members thereof affirmatively concurring) that in
accordance with N.J.S.40A:4-20:

     1) An emergency temporary appropriation be and the same is
hereby made for the awarding of annual contracts in the amount of
$790,000.00;

     2)   That said emergency temporary appropriations will be
provided for in the 2005 Budget.

     3) That one certified copy of this resolution be filed with
the Director of Local Government Services.




     Board of Adjustment O/E                      $ 10,000.00
     Community Dev Consult. O/E                     25,000.00
     Garbage & Trash O/E                            10,000.00
     PFRS O/E                                      600,000.00
     PERS O/E                                       45,000.00
     Consolidated Police/Fire Pension O/E          100,000.00

                          Total                 $ 790,000.00


     Roll Call: Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #136     OFFERED BY:   STEIN         SECONDED BY:     MATTEI

                     CAPITAL BUDGET AMENDMENT

RESOLUTION #137     OFFERED BY:   GALVIS        SECONDED BY:     STEIN

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the bills in the following accounts be and are hereby ordered
paid:

     Current Account                           $ 3,247,895.69
     Capital Account                                11,885.90
     Trust Account                                   7,454.34
     Public Parking System Account                  17,684.23

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that said bills are on file as a public
record in the office of the Chief Financial Officer.
     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #138       OFFERED BY:     STEIN     SECONDED BY:    GALVIS

     INTRODUCTION   OF ORDINANCE NO. 8-2005 ENTITLED: “BOND ORDINANCE
PROVIDING FOR THE   PAVING OF SPRING VALLEY AVENUE IN AND BY THE CITY
OF HACKENSACK, IN   THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, NEW JERSEY, APPROPRIATING
$262,500 THEREFOR   AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $250,000 BONDS OR
NOTES OF THE CITY   TO FINANCE PART OF THE COST THEREOF”.

     BE IT RESOLVED that the above ordinance, being Ordinance No.
8-2005 as introduced, does now pass on first reading and that said
Ordinance shall be considered for final passage at a meeting to be
held on April 4, 2005 at 8:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be reached at the regular meeting place of the City
Council and at such time and place all persons interested be given
an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance and that the
City Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to publish
said Ordinance according to law with a notice of its introduction
and passage on first reading and of the time and place when and
where said Ordinance will be further considered for final passage.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent - Trammell

RESOLUTION #139        OFFERED BY:    GALVIS     SECONDED BY:   STEIN

     BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack
that the Mayor and the City Clerk be, and they hereby are,
authorized to execute a Developers Agreement by and between The
Hackensack Zoning Board of Adjustment, Mercury Rising Kansas
Street, LLC, and the City of Hackensack in connection with the
development project approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment (No.
35-04, SP No. 15-04) incorporated into a Resolution adopted by the
Board on December 15th, 2004.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

RESOLUTION #140         OFFERED BY:    MATTEI   SECONDED BY:    STEIN

     WHEREAS, pursuant to the Interlocal Services Act, be it
resolved that the City of Hackensack wishes to utilize the County
of Bergen’s 911 Emergency Services Notification “Option A” to
commence April 1, 2005.

     Roll Call:   Ayes – Mattei, Galvis, Stein, Zisa
                  Absent – Trammell

								
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