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1. Meeting Called to Order Mayor Walsh called this meeting to order

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									TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                  PAGE 1



1. Meeting Called to Order
Mayor Walsh called this meeting to order at 7:30 PM.

Opening Statement and Roll Call
Township Clerk Wollman read the opening statement. Adequate notice of the holding of this
meeting of the Howell Township Council was provided for in the following manner: (1) By the
posting of a copy of said notice upon the bulletin board in the Township Municipal Building on
January 6, 2012. (2) By the faxing of a copy of said notice to the Asbury Park Press, Tri Town
News and Star Ledger for information and publication on January 6, 2012. (3) By the filing of a
copy of said form of notice in the Township Clerk's office on January 6, 201 2. The public will
be allowed to attend and will be allowed to participate pursuant to the Open Public Meetings
Law. The public is reminded that civility and decorum will be maintained during the meeting.
Any contracts awarded at this meeting, or between now and the next meeting will be required to
comply with the requirements of Public Law 1975 Chapter 127 (NJAC 17:27).

Roll Call: Present: Mayor Robert F. Walsh, Deputy Mayor William J. Gotto, Councilman Juan A.
Malave, Councilman Robert Nicastro, Councilwoman Pauline M. Smith. Also present: Township
Manager Helene Schlegel, Director of Community Relations Steven Fecher, Township Attorney
McKenna Kingdon, Township Clerk Penny Wollman, Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Filiatreault,
Township Engineer Bill Nunziato.

2. Executive Session
There is a need to go into executive session for subjects to be discussed per 1q.J.S.A. 10:4-12,
specifically under Litigation: Majestic Contracting LLC v William Nunziato and the Township of
Howell; Martin v Bank ofAmerica, 3rdpart?,   complaint v Township of Howell; Township of Howell
v Lackey and Personnel. The Township Council will reconvene in public session thereafter.
Councilwoman Smith made a motion, seconded by Councilman Nicastro. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr.
Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.
Meeting reconvened 7:30 P.M.

3. Pledge of Allegiance. Moment of silence to recognize soldiers overseas.

Mayor Walsh announced that the Executive Session Minutes from tonight's meeting can be
disclosed to the public at next month's Regular Meeting, providing the need for confidentiality
no longer exists.

4. Acceptance of Min utes of Previous Meetings
12113/20 11 Regular Meeting
Councilwoman Smith made a motion to accept the above minutes, seconded by Deputy Mayor
Gotto. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr. Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                  PAGE 2



5. Reports of Township Officials
Township Engineer Bill Nunziato gave a brief synopsis of the 2012 Road Programs. Mr.
Nunziato stated that the Township had 4 contracts from 201 1 - 2 complete and 2 contracts have
clean up work - Aldrich Road project will begin again in April. The Township did approx $4M
in contracts in 2011 for 4 paving contracts. For 2012, the Township will update the road
inventory in February and have contracts out to bid by April 1. Aldrich Road East has been
awarded by NJDOT and will also go out to bid in April. Anticipate 2-3 paving contracts for
2012. Township Manager Schlegel stated that the goal for 2012 will be to have a map on line to
give indication of how each road fairs in comparison with other roads. Mayor Walsh stated that
it is a drastic improvement over the last few years with the road program.

Chief Financial Officer Jeff Filiatreault stated that the Annual Debt Statement was issued today
and the Township is on track to stick by the state calendar budget this year.

Township Manager Schlegel stated that there are new additions to the Township's website.
There is the Ask the Mayor and Council link on the front page. Residents can send any questions
they have to the Mayor and Council. At the bottom of the page, there is a Capital Projects link
that will give monthly updates on all capital projects, not only the road program but includes
some County projects and grant projects that the Township is doing. Also, there is a link to
Follow the Township Manager on Twitter. Township Manager Schlegel encouraged the public
to visit the website.

Director of Community Relations Steven Fecher reported on the Howell Township Free Rabies
Clinic held on Saturday, January 21". The Township gave out a total of 165 shots and the clinic
moved smoothly, despite the inclement weather and slippery roads: Howell Dogs: 152; Howell
Cats: 7; Out of Town Dogs: 5; Out of Town Cats: 1.

Township Clerk Penny Wollman advised that there have been Additional Items that have been
placed on the agenda from Preliminary to Final Agenda:
Reso 7A.24 R-12-51 Authorize Purchase of a Road Repair Truck for DPW, through the
                         National Joint Powers Alliance (cooperative purchasing) $197,360
Reso 7A.25 R-12-52 Appoint Rent Control Board Attorney
Motion 7B.9              2 Junkyard Renewal Licenses, Blewitt, for locations at 246 & 260
                         Herbertsville Road
Motion 7B. 10            Appointment to Mobile Home Rent Control Board - Vacancies

Items that have been removed from the agenda from Preliminary to Final Agenda include:
Reso 7A.23 R-12-50 Land Use Developers Agreement, Sunnyside at Howell, AST
Discussion 7C.5         Minor Site Plan Procedure
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                 JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                   PAGE 3



Councilman Nicastro reminded the residents of the Township's Amnesty Program. Township
Manager Schlegel stated that the Township will have an Amnesty Program between our Building
Department under the Department of Community Development. The Building Amnesty
Program is an opportunity for property owners to apply for building permits for undocumented
construction. From the period of January 1, 2012 through February 29, 2012 there will be no
penalty fees assessed. Applicable codes at the time of construction will be used for inspection.
This also includes Engineering and Zoning and ordinances as well and assurance that the work
done meets minimum life safety standards. This program will also be extended to all permits
that have been issued but are lacking mandatory inspection. Residents are reminded that the
current property owners are ultimately responsible for bringing the property or projects into
compliance. If permits were issued to a licensed contractor and required inspections were not
conducted, contact the contractor of record and request that the permit be reinstated under the
provisions of the Amnesty Program.

Councilwoman Smith questioned why the Minor Site Plan Procedure was removed from the
Township agenda. Township Attorney Kingdon responded that there are some changes to be
made. Councilwoman Smith had some comments on this matter and will contact Township
Attorney Kingdon.

Councilman Malave requested an update on the Reassessment Program. Township Manager
Schlegel stated that she will get a full update from the Tax Assessor and e-mail the governing
body. The company is in the process of mailing each property owner a letter advising them of
their new assessed value and residents will have the opportunity to arrange for an informal
meeting with a representative of the company to discuss the assessment.

Mayor Walsh stated that he received a resolution from Monrnouth County Freeholders regarding
the light at Colts Neck Road and Route 33. Mayor Walsh asked for an update on the meeting
held yesterday on this subject. Township Engineer Nunziato responded that a meeting was held
and the traffic light was discussed along with the concerns that the Equestra residents have but
this is a State issue. Mayor Walsh asked if there is anything needed from the governing body.
Township Manager Schlegel stated that she spoke with Senator Kean's office and they
understand the Township's position and that we are in full support of moving forward; nothing
else is needed.

Mayor Walsh stated that he had a request from a resident to write a letter on Township letterhead
in support of an adoption. Township Attorney Kingdon stated that the letter of recommendation
would be of a personal nature and should not be on Township letterhead.

Proclamation - Assemblyman Joseph R. Malone, 111, sincere gratitude for representing the 3oth
Legislative District for 18 years. Assemblyman Malone acknowledged those present tonight,
Senator Robert Singer, Senator Declan O'Scanlon, Assemblyman David Rible, and
Assemblyman Sean Kean.
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                   JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                     PAGE 4



Discussion
7C.2 Senate Bill 3148, School Election
Mayor Walsh announced that there will be a change of order for tonight's agenda. Discussion
Item 7C.2 Senate Bill 3148, School Election. Senator Rible discussed the bill recently signed by
the Governor, stating that it is a very complicated bill. Senator Rible stated that the basic idea of
the bill is to give the option to move school elections from April to November. The change in
election date can be made by the board of education, the municipality or by citizen petition. If
the school election is moved to IVovember, it can revert back to April after 4 election cycles have
passed. There is debate in assembly on the budget cap. Senator Singer stated that the cost
factor involved with a school election for taxpayers is $25-$40.000 and having better turnout for
the election and better representation are weighing factors for this bill. Senator Singer stated
that in each township, the regional and local district would need to change to November but not
all members of the regional system have to change to November.

Mayor Walsh questioned if residents can expect fire district elections to move to a November
election. Senator Singer stated that there is a move to have it in November - but there is a
concern that the ballot will be packed and will be confusing with too much information.
Assemblyman Rible stated that in the next few weeks, DCA will come out with guidelines on
this issue.

6. Hearing of Citizens
William Varela, 9 Honeysuckle Way. Mr. Varela stated that he received a letter stating that he
cannot have his pop up camper on his property and was told to take it off the street and put it on
the side of his property. Mr. Varela stated that his neighbor has complained about the camper
being on the side of the property (204-37 ordinance). Township Attorney Kingdon responded
that in this ordinance, the Township does not allow trailers, with exception of mobile home
parks, and are prohibited unless in the rear yard or garage. Code Enforcement is enforcing the
laws on the books. Councilman Nicastro stated that as of today, Mr. Varela is in violation, but
this matter is a Discussion Item this evening (7C.6), proposed ordinance for residential property
maintenance.

Mayor Walsh asked that the governing body go onto discussion for Item 7C.6, Proposed
Ordinance, Property Maintenance.

Discussion
7C.6 Proposed Ordinance, Property Main ten an ce
Chris Jackson, Howell Township Code Environmental Enforcement Official. Mr. Jackson stated
that the proposed property maintenance ordinance is in direct response to the residents of Howell
Township. Mr. Jackson stated that he along with the Township Manager and Township Attorney
did a survey of surrounding municipalities on how they enforce property maintenance issues.
Howell Township has no ordinance with issues for residential properties. Currently, complaints
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                   JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                     PAGE 5



and violations about residential properties are addressed under Chapter 192, Littering Ordinance.
Mr. Jackson stated that in regards to Mr. Varela's complaint, the matter came to the Township's
attention under the QAlert system (Township complaint system) from the neighbor with regards
to a camper being on his property. It falls under storage trailer, recreation vehicle - only
permitted in a rear yard. Mr. Jackson stated that in 1978 the Township did have an ordinance on
the books that allowed for storage on side and rear yards. When the code book was recodified,
it was left out. Mr. Jackson stated that under the traffic ordinance, Chapter 7, as long as it is
under the length of 25 feet and has a valid license and registration, it can be parked on the street.
It would be the recommendation of Code Enforcement to allow these on the side and rear yards.
Mr. Jackson stated that a lot of complaints are coming from residential neighborhoods and is
affecting their quality of life. Councilman Nicastro stated that the governing body does not want
to be intrusive, but we have to strike a balance. Councilman Nicastro stated that we should look
at the International Property Maintenance Code and modify it to the Township. Mr. Jackson
stated that the proposed ordinance comes from the International BOCA Maintenance Code and
conforms to Howell Township.

Township Attorney Kingdon stated that she will forward the surrounding municipalities'
ordinance on property maintenance code for reference to the governing body. Deputy Mayor
Gotto asked that the governing body form a task group of 2 members and include Mr. Jackson.
Mayor Walsh suggested each Council member come in and spend an hour with Township
Attorney Kingdon and Mr. Jackson on this matter.

6. Hearing of Citizens
Barbara Dixel, 62A Piazza. Mrs. Dixel questioned the location of Discussion Item 7C.I,
Proposed Acquisition (NJDOT Inquiry) of Block 140, Lot I , Route 9 & Strickland Road.
Township Manager Schlegel responded that the location is north on Route 9, small piece that
abuts to the BP Gas Station. Mrs. Dixel stated that there are monitoring wells on that property.
Township Manager Schlegel responded that this matter is on for Township Council Discussion.
Mrs. Dixel stated that she is in favor of 7C.2, Senate Bill, School Elections, and is in favor of
voting in November but not in favor of not voting on the school budget. Mayor Walsh stated
that it is not an option, it's all in one. Mrs. Dixel questioned 7C.4, Proposed Sign Ordinance.
Township Attorney Kingdon stated that this ordinance is changing language to prohibit signs
using red, amber or green lights placed within 100 feet of a light controlled intersection. The
intent of the language is to prevent any confusion.

Chris Otszch, 246 Herbertsville Road, on behalf of John Blewitt Inc. Mr. Otszch stated that he
is withdrawing comment at this time.

Robert Munoz, Lomurro Davison, 100 Willwbrook Road, on behalf of Dr. Copper, he is
withdrawing the Junkyard Application License under 7B.6.
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                 JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                   PAGE 6



Rupert Warburton, 37 Nicklaus Lane. Mr. Warburton stated that he was before the governing
body in 2009 and left the meeting with the feeling that his permanent structure (basketball hoop)
would be able to stay. Township Attorney Kingdon stated that at that time, no action was taken
to amend the ordinance.         Mr. Warburton questioned the mailboxes in the right of way.
Township Council responded that mailboxes are governed by federal. Mayor Walsh stated that
it is not the will of the governing body to readdress the matter. Council responded that they can
still play basketball - portable hoop. Mr. Warburton stated that he had another issue regarding
Belgium block damaged and has put this in writing. Township Manager Schlegel will have
someone look into this matter.

Close Hearing of Citizens.

7. Consent Agenda
Council reviewed and discussed the Consent Agenda. Separate votes were requested for
Motions 7B.6, 7B.8, 7B.10 and Resolution 7A.25. Deputy Mayor Gotto made a motion to
approve the Consent Agenda, seconded by Councilwoman Smith. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr. Malave,
Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.

7A. Resolutions
R-12-28 7A.1 Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Crawford Holdings LLC, Block
                182, Lots 35-40, 59, 66, 67.03, 70.02, 71.02, 71.03, 72-80, 15.02, Cranberry
                and Colts Neck Road, $1,77 1.64, Case No. SD-2842
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Albert J. Fecci, Block 229, Lot 1,
                266 Asbury Road, $237.18, Case No. 93-01
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Elizabeth Waddell, Block 977,
                Lot 86,28 Snowberry Lane, $401.25, Case IVo. 11-13
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Outdoor Media Systems, Block
                135, Lot 15.02, Route 9, $73.75, Case No. SP-948
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Talco Realty, Block 183, Lot
                77.03, 1151 Route 33, $509.25, Case No. 10-02
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Robert G. Strempek, Block 93.02,
                Lot 1, 8 Cooper Drive, $6.25, Case No. 10-16
                Authorize Return of Unused Escrow Funds, Michael Morgan, Block 41, Lot
                2, Oak Glen Road, $73.75, Case No. 96-1 1
                Authorize Return of Unused Engineering Review Fee, Grace Lowry, Block
                152, Lot 6,404 Casino Drive, $416.70
                Authorize Return of Unused Engineering Inspection Fees, Ardena Acres at
                Aldrich Woods, Block 35.06, Lots 40.01 -40.17, Freedom Court, $3,135.22,
                Case No. SD-2784
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                            JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                              PAGE 7



          7A.10 Authorize Release of Maintenance Guarantee, George Harms Construction,
                 Block 182, Lots 5, 6, 7, 8, Yellowbrook Road, Sanitary Sewer Improvements,
                 Case No. SP-863
          7A. 11 Authorize Appointment of Community Development Representative and
                 Alternate for calendar year 20 12
          7A. 12 Action taken by the governing body on January 3, 2012
          7A. 13 Action taken by the governing body on January 3, 2012
          7A. 14 Action taken by the governing body on January 3, 2012
          7A. 15 Action taken by the governing body on January 3, 2012
          7A. 16 Authorize the Sale of Miscellaneous Equipment no longer needed for public
                 use on an Online Auction Website at propertyroom.com
          7A. 17 Authorize Amendment to 201 1 Capital Budget
          7A. 18 Authorize Credit for Certain Snow Plow Removal Charges from December
                 20 10 and January 20 1 1 for certain developments
          7A. 19 Authorize Legal Representation for Officer Riaz Motani and Sergeant Joseph
                 Markulic, Ben Camacho v Riaz Motani, Joseph Markulic, Howell Township,
                 et als
          7A.20 Authorize Unused Escrow Funds, Michael Hammer, Block 37, Lot 28.01, Oak
                 Glen Road, $109.70, Case No. SD-283 1
          7A.2 1 Authorize Refund, Aldrich Road Park and Ride Permit Fee, Rafi Dakessian,
                 prorated amount of $200
          7A.22 Establish Council Orientation Policy
          7A.23 Rernoved.frorn Agenda
          7A.24 Authorize Purchase of a Road Repair Truck (LeeBoy RA-400 Spray Patcher)
                 through the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), $197,360.00

Motions
          7B. 1 Limousine Owner-Driver License, Robert Bellagamba, Concorde Limousine
                Inc., 3 Albert Court, Freehold
          7B.2 Limousine Owner-Driver License, Terrence White, Dependable Car Service,
                12 Therese Avenue, Howell
          7B.3 Limousine Owner-Driver License, Wayneton Hunter, Hunter Limo, 12 Fort
                Plains Road, Howell
          7B.4 Coin Operated Games License, K-Mart Stores, Route 9, Howell
          7B.5 Renewal of Billiards License, David Chennells, Side Pocket Billiards, 536
                New Friendship Road, Howell
          7B.7 Appointment to Community Alliance, Dylan Tedder, Howell High School
                student
          7B.9 Renewal of Junkyard Licenses (2), Blewett's, 246 Herbertsville Road and 260
                Herbertsville Road
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                               JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                 PAGE 8



Motion 7B.6 Junkyard License, Dr. Copper Mobile Scrap Metal Service, 1755 Route 9 N
Township Attorney Kingdon stated that no action is required from the governing body as the
applicant has withdrew his application. Deputy Mayor Gotto stated that there was an opinion
from our Land Use office on this matter. Township Attorney Kingdon stated that to err on the
side of caution, the Land Use Office asked that Dr. Copper apply for a junkyard but has since
stated that Dr. Copper does not meet the requirements of a junkyard and therefore no license is
needed. Township Attorney Kingdon stated that this matter can be carried and a decision would
need to be made by the governing body within 60 days.

Motion 7B.8 Renewal of Mobile Home Trailer Park License, Oak Hill Mobile Home Park,
West Farms Road
Deputy Mayor Gotto made a motion to approve Motion 7B.8, seconded by Councilman Nicastro.
Roll Call: Ayes: Mr. Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.

Motion 7B.10 Appointment to Mobile Home Rent Control Board Vacancies 2012
Councilman Malave nominated the following individuals for Mobile Home Rent Control Board
in accordance with Ordinance 0 - 12-1, seconded by Councilman Nicastro. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr.
Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.
 Member, Non-Tenant, 3 Year Term                     Kathleen Gillis
 Member, Non-Tenant, 3 Year Unexpired Term           Term Expires 12131/2012 Gail Panek
 Alternate Park Owner, 1 Year Term                   Robert D. Ruais (Oak Hill)
 Alternate Member, Tenant, 1 Year Term               Paulette Bradow
 Alternate Member, Non-Tenant, 1 Year                Marianne Sanclimenti
 Alternate Member, Non-Tenant, 1 Year
 Township Council Liaison                            Councilman Juan Malave
 Chair appointed by Township Council                 Gail Panek
Township Manager Schlegel advised the Township Council that Dylan Tedder, who the
governing body appointed tonight to sit on the Community Alliance, is here in the audience
tonight. Mayor Walsh invited Dylan Tedder to the podium to address the Council.
Dylan Tedder stated that he hasn't attended the Community Alliance meeting yet but he is trying
to get involved with law enforcement. He is a Senior at Howell High School and a police
explorer.

Discussion
7C.1 Property Acquisition (NJDOT Inquiry) of Block 140, Lot 1, Route 9 & Strickland Road
Township Council discussed inquiry of NJDOT for property known as Block 140, Lot 1, Route 9
& Strickland Road, no longer required for transportation purposes. In correspondence from
NJDOT, it is stated that the adjoining owner has requested to purchase the property, but first
must offer the option to buy the property to the Township. Township Manager Schlegel
recommended that the Township does not move forward to purchase the property and notify the
NJDOT. Township Council agreed.
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                                 JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                   PAGE 9



7C.2 Senate Bill 3148, School Election
Township Council discussed Bill that establishes procedures for districts, municipalities, or
voters to opt to move the annual school election to November and eliminates vote on school
budgets for such districts, except for separate proposals to spend above cap. The governing body
stated that the Local School Board will discuss this matter tomorrow night and our local liaison
will advise. Deputy Mayor Gotto stated that the governing body has received phone calls and e-
mails about this matter. Deputy Mayor Gotto stated that two things that are important to clarify
is that the Township does not have the option of moving the election and still allowing the
residents to have a vote on the budget. Also, the 2% cap does not mean that there is a tax
increase limit of 2%; there are things outside the cap. Mayor Walsh questioned CFO Filiatreault
what items are outside the cap. CFO Filiatreault stated that pension costs, healthcare costs (the
amount that the state health benefit plan increases over the 2%; the first 2% is inside cap),
deferred charges, and debt services. Deputy Mayor Gotto requested an e-mail blast with the
facts of this legislation - and items the governing body just discussed, cap versus the increase -
and ask for feedback before the next Township Council meeting.

7C.3 Set date for Howell Day 2012
Township Council discussed date for Howell Day 2012. Council agreed that Howell Day will be
held Saturday, July 7,2012 with projected sponsorship for fireworks.

7C.4 Proposed Sign Ordinance
Township Council discussed proposed Ordinance amend.ing Chapter 256 to prohibit signs using
red, amber or green lights placed within 100 feet of a light controlled intersection. Ordinance
introduction to be placed on the next Township Council meeting.

7C.5 Proposed Ordinance Amendment to Land Use, Minor Site Plan Procedure
This item was removed from the agenda.

7C.6 Proposed Ordinance, Property Maintenance
This matter was discussed earlier this evening.

8A. Public Hearing on Ordinances
8A.l 0-12-1 Amend Fee Schedule Chapter 139 and Chapter 204, Mobile Home Parks
Mayor Walsh read Ordinance Adoption Statement. Ordinance No. 0-1 2-1 introduced and passed
on first readmg on 1/3/12 and published, according to law, is now being taken up for further
consideration and public hearing. Affidavit of publication of this ordinance in the Asbury Park
Press on 1/6/12 is submitted and it is noted that a copy of the ordinance has been posted on the
bulletin board in the municipal building and that copies were available to the general public upon
request.
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                               JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                 PAGE 10



Township Clerk Wollman read title of Ordinance. An Ordinance Amending Chapter 139
Entitled Fees, Charges And Costs And Amending Chapter 204 Entitled Mobile Home
Parks Of The Revised General Ordinances Of The Township Of Howell

Public Hearing on Ordinance 0-1     2-1
Township Attorney Kingdon stated that the Rent Board current members will serve out their
terms after the adoption of thi: ordinance.

Christopher Hanlon, representing 3 of the 4 mobile home parks, Angle In, Winding Brook and
Oak Hill Mobile Home Park. Mr. Hanlon stated that he has no objections to the ordinance.
However, Mr. Hanlon felt the ordinance could go further to achieve a more efficiently
administered rent regulatory scheme which protects the residents living in these mobile home
communities. Mr. Hanlon spoke of rent increases and a proposed amendment to the section of
the ordinance which would fix the annual cost of living increase at the percentage increase in
consumer price index. Township Attorney Kingdon stated that she will attend the Rent Control
Board meeting in March and would discuss further Mr. Hanlon's suggestion.

Councilman Nicastro made a motion to adopt Ordinance 0-12-1 and that notice of its passage
and adoption be published in the 1/27/12 issue of the Asbury Park Press, seconded by Deputy
Mayor Gotto. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr. Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.

R-12-52 7A.25        Authorize Appointment of Rent Stabilization Control Board Attorney
Councilman Nicastro made a motion to appoint Township Attorney McKenna kngdon as the
Rent Stabilization Control Board Attorney, seconded by Councilman Malave. Roll Call: Ayes:
Mr. Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.

Councilman Malave repeated the appointments to the Mobile Home Rent Control Board after
adoption of Ordinance 0 - 12-1.
Motion 7B.10 Appointment to Mobile Home Rent Control Board Vacancies 2012
Councilman Malave nominated the following individuals for Mobile Home Rent Control Board
in accordance with Ordinance 0-12-1, seconded by Councilman Nicastro. Roll Call: Ayes: Mr.
Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto, Mayor Walsh.
 Member, Non-Tenant, 3 Year Term                    Kathleen Gillis
 Member, Non-Tenant, 3 Year Unexpired Term          Term Expires 12131/2012 Gail Panek
 Alternate Park Owner, 1 Year Term                  Robert D. Ruais (Oak Hill)
 Alternate Member, Tenant, 1 Year Term              Paulette Bradow
 Alternate Member, Non-Tenant, 1 Year               Marianne Sanclimenti
 Alternate Member, Non-Tenant, 1 Year               Councilman Juan Malave
 Chair appointed by Township Council                Gail Panek
TOWNSHIP OF HOWELL                                            JANUARY 24, 2012
TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                              PAGE 11



9. Introduction of Ordinances
              None

10. Information
              None

12. Meeting Dates

              Workshop Meeting          -   Tuesday, February 7,2012
                                                       Executive Session 6:30 P.M.
                                                       Regular Session 7:30 P.M.

             Regular Meeting            -   Tuesday, February 2 1,2012
                                                       Executive Session 6:30 P.M.
                                                       RegularSession 7:30P.M.

13. Adjournment
Councilman Malave made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Councilman Nicastro.
Roll Call: Ayes: Mr. Malave, Mr. Nicastro, Mrs. Smith, Mr. Gotto Mayor Walsh. Meeting




Township of Howell
                    Executive Session Minutes for Public Release

TOWNSHIP COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING                                 JANUARY 24,20 12
EXECUTIVE SESSION                                                PAGE 1
6:30 PM



Present: Mayor Robert F. Walsh, Deputy Mayor William J. Gotto, Councilman Juan A.
Malave, Councilman Robert Nicastro, Councilwoman Pauline M. Smith. Also present:
Township Manager Helene Schlegel, Township Attorney McKenna Kingdon, Township Clerk
Penny Wollman.


Litigation
Township Attorney Kingdon stated that a Resolution appointing Ernest Bongiovanni as Special
Counsel for SpeciJic Matters will be placed on the Township Council agenda for Februa~y7.




Martin v Bank ofAmerica. 3'd vartv comvlaint v towns hi^ o f Howell




Personnel
Discussion. Township Manager Scl~legelstated that not all the governing body members are
aware of the topics being discussed at meetings. Councilwoman Smith questioned how the Rent
Control Board topiclordinance appeared on the Council agenda. Township Attorney Kingdon
stated that this matter came up in early December as there was a problem with one of the mobile
home park owners not paying their license and pad fees and going before the Rent Board for a
rent increase. A meeting was held with the Clerk's Office, Tax Collector and Code department.
Language was needed in the ordinance to change the procedures and an ordinance was drafted.
Action To Be Taken. No action required by the governing body this evening.

Township Manager Schlegel reminded the Township Council that all matters discussed in
Executive Session remain confidential until made public.      ;RIGGILH,. ,,>,dd-6           cs
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