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					Regular Council Meeting Minutes
August 22, 2005

                           REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING
                            August 22, 2005 8:00 p.m.

The Regular Council Meeting of the Borough of Chatham was held on Monday
August 22, 2005 beginning at 8:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, in the Municipal
Building.

The meeting was called to order at 8:00 p.m.; Mayor Richard L. Plambeck presiding

The Mayor and Borough Council saluted the flag.

Mayor’s statement regarding Adequate Notice of Meeting

                       Pursuant to the requirements of R.S. 10:4-10, adequate notice of
                       this meeting has been provided by including same in the Annual
                       Notice, copies of which were posted on the Municipal Bulletin
                       Board, on the main floor of the Municipal Building, faxed to the
                       Chatham Courier, the Independent Press, the Morris County Daily
                       Record, and the Star Ledger and filed with the Borough Clerk, all
                       on December 30, 2004.

On a call of the roll the following officials were present:

                       Council Member Cordelia O. Fuller
                       Council Member Stephen W. Williams *
                       Council President Richard E. Crater, Jr.
                       Council Member Bruce A. Harris
                       Council Member Jayme V. La Jeunesse
                       Council Member James J. Collander
                       Mayor Richard L. Plambeck
                       Robert J. Falzarano, Borough Administrator
                       David J. Lloyd, Borough Attorney
                       Susan Caljean, Acting Clerk
* absent

Council President Richard Crater read the following Proclamation.

                              PROCLAMATION
       WHEREAS, impaired drivers on our nation’s roads kill someone every 30
minutes, 50 people per day, and almost 18,000 people each year; and

       WHEREAS, 39% of motor vehicle fatalities in New Jersey are alcohol-related;
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       WHEREAS, a national enforcement crackdown is planned to combat impaired
driving; and

        WHEREAS, the summer season is traditionally a time of social gatherings which
often include alcohol; and

       WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey, Division of Highway Traffic Safety, has
asked law enforcement agencies throughout the state to participate in the You Drink and
Drive, You Lose 2005 Enforcement Project; and

        WHEREAS, the Chatham Borough Police Department is participating in the
project which involves increased impaired driving enforcement from August 19 –
September 5, 2005; and

       WHEREAS, an increase in impaired driving enforcement and a reduction in
impaired driving will save lives on our roadways;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham declares its support for the You Drink and Drive, You Lose 2005
Enforcement Project from August 19 – September 5, 2005 and pledges to increase
awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving.

                       RESOLUTION #05-196
   A RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION TO SERGEANT RUSSELL M.
  GAHART #125, CBPD, FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTION AND EXEMPLARY
             CONDUCT IN A DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER

        WHEREAS, Sergeant Russell M. Gahart, CBPD, undertook the necessary
professional actions of instruction and electronic communication on June 30th, 2005,
during a dangerous encounter by three (3) “Blood” gang members who were stealing cars
at the Serenade Restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue, with Ptl. Edward Uranyi, CBPD, Ptl.
Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, and Ptl. Robert Sweetin, CBPD; and

       WHEREAS, Sergeant Russell M. Gahart, CBPD, further undertook the necessary
technical electronic coordination with other local municipal police departments which
responded to the calls for assistance as well as the Chatham Borough Police Officers
engaged in the dangerous encounter, all of which resulted in the apprehension of the
suspects, using intelligent and modern police equipment and practices, with no loss of
life.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham, that it commends Sergeant Russell M. Gahart for his exemplary
conduct in a dangerous encounter; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that through this commendation, the Mayor
and Council of the Borough of Chatham honors the service of Sergeant Russell M.

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Gahart and pays tribute to Sergeant Russell M. Gahart as an outstanding member of the
law enforcement community.

Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-196 and Council Member
La Jeunesse seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Sergeant Russell Gahart was presented with a framed copy of the Resolution.

                        RESOLUTION #05-197
    A RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION TO PATROLMAN ROBERT
  SWEETIN #121, CBPD, FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTION AND EXEMPLARY
  CONDUCT WITH THE APPREHENSION OF FELONS WHILE OFF DUTY

       WHEREAS, although on June 30th, 2005, Patrolman Robert Sweetin, CBPD, was
off-duty at the time of this incident, he nonetheless responded immediately to the
Serenade Restaurant on a report of officers in need of assistance; and

        WHEREAS, without the use of a weapon, bullet-proof vest, or radio, Patrolman
Robert Sweetin came upon the scene selflessly to render his personal vehicle and services
as needed, giving Patrolman Edward Uranyi and Patrolman Lawrence Dillon needed
mobility by driving them in his personally owned vehicle through the neighborhoods of
search; and

        WHEREAS, Patrolman Robert Sweetin, because of his knowledge and
experience, was able to assist other agency officers by directing them to certain locations
in the perimeter and providing updated information of the search and suspect locations;
and
        WHEREAS, Patrolman Robert Sweetin later observed the third and final suspect
riding a bicycle on Main Street, he made notification to the desk but quickly realized that
most of the other officers were on the scene of the arrest of the first two suspects in
another area of town; and

        WHEREAS, Patrolman Robert Sweetin, fearing that the suspect would flee and
knowing that uniformed officers were not available, made the courageous decision to
corner the suspect, and, exiting his vehicle armed only with a radio and flashlight, made
contact with the suspect who then struggled with him even when an assisting officer
arrived to place the suspect under arrest; and

        WHEREAS, the outstanding performance of Patrolman Robert Sweetin in this
dangerous encounter led to the apprehension of three (3) “Blood” gang members who
were stealing cars at the Serenade Restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue, with the able
assistance of Ptl. Edward Uranyi, CBPD, Ptl. Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, and Sergeant
Russell M. Gahart, CBPD all of which resulted in the apprehension of the suspects, using
intelligent, and in the case of off-duty Patrolman Robert Sweetin, tried and true police
practices, with no loss of life.


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      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham, that it commends Patrolman Robert Sweetin for his exemplary
conduct in a dangerous encounter; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that through this commendation, the Mayor
and Council of the Borough of Chatham honors the service of Patrolman Robert Sweetin
and pays tribute to Patrolman Robert Sweetin as an outstanding member of the law
enforcement community.

Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-197 and Council Member
Fuller seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Patrolman Robert Sweetin was presented with a framed copy of the Resolution.

                       RESOLUTION #05-198
     A RESOLUTION OF SPECIAL COMMENDATION TO PATROLMAN
    LAWRENCE DILLON #119, CBPD, FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE IN A
                    DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER

       WHEREAS, on June 30th, 2005, Patrolman Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, was
dispatched to the Serenade Restaurant for a report of a possible auto theft in progress; and

        WHEREAS, upon arrival, Patrolman Lawrence Dillon immediately reported that
one of the suspect vehicles, which had been stolen from Woodbridge two days earlier,
purposely rammed and disabled his marked patrol vehicle; and

       WHEREAS, despite this aggravated assault which caused him to suffer a
separated shoulder that required treatment at a hospital, Patrolman Lawrence Dillon
checked for additional occupants of the suspect vehicle and then fearlessly continued in
foot chase for another hour while selflessly ignoring any personal injuries until the
conclusion of the event; and

        WHEREAS, the arrest of the suspects was made later primarily due to the fact
that even in the heat of the moment, Patrolman Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, was able to give
an accurate and thorough description of the suspects, direction of flight, and other
pertinent information that allowed a secure search perimeter to be established; and

        WHEREAS, the outstanding performance of Patrolman Lawrence Dillon in this
dangerous encounter led to the apprehension of three (3) “Blood” gang members who
were stealing cars at the Serenade Restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue, with the able
assistance of Ptl. Edward Uranyi, CBPD, Ptl. Robert Sweetin, CBPD, and Sergeant
Russell M. Gahart, CBPD all of which resulted in the apprehension of the suspects, using
intelligent, and in the case of Patrolman Lawrence Dillon, tried and true police practices,
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      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham, that it commends Patrolman Lawrence Dillon his exemplary
conduct and meritorious service in a dangerous encounter; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that through this special commendation, the
Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham honors the service of Patrolman
Lawrence Dillon and pays tribute to Patrolman Lawrence Dillon as an outstanding
member of the law enforcement community.

Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-198 and Council Member
Harris seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Patrolman Lawrence Dillon was presented with a framed copy of the Resolution.

                       RESOLUTION #05-199
     A RESOLUTION OF SPECIAL COMMENDATION TO PATROLMAN
     EDWARD URANYI #110, CBPD, FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE IN A
                    DANGEROUS ENCOUNTER

       WHEREAS, on June 30th, 2005, Patrolman Edward Uranyi, CBPD, was
dispatched to the Serenade Restaurant for a report of a possible auto theft in progress; and

        WHEREAS, upon arrival, Patrolman Edward Uranyi immediately reported that
one of the suspect vehicles, which had just been stolen from the parking lot, purposely
rammed and disabled his marked patrol vehicle, causing him to become trapped; and

         WHEREAS, despite this aggravated assault which caused him injury that
required treatment at the hospital, and despite the damage to the driver’s side of his
vehicle, Patrolman Edward Uranyi was able to force the door of his vehicle open and,
still shaken from the accident, immediately grab one of the suspects by the shirt and
effect an arrest, which arrest the suspect temporarily eluded after a brief struggle; and

        WHEREAS, thereafter, Patrolman Edward Uranyi, CBPD, pursued the suspects
on foot through the neighborhoods of Roosevelt Avenue and ultimately towards Hedges
Avenue and North Summit Avenue, for another hour, selflessly ignoring any personal
injuries, and

        WHEREAS, the arrest of the suspects was made later primarily due to the fact
that even in the heat of the moment, Patrolman Edward Uranyi, CBPD, was able to give
an accurate and thorough description of the suspects, direction of flight, and other
pertinent information that allowed a secure search perimeter to be established; and

        WHEREAS, the outstanding performance of Patrolman Edward Uranyi in this
dangerous encounter led to the apprehension of three (3) “Blood” gang members who
were stealing cars at the Serenade Restaurant on Roosevelt Avenue, with the able
assistance of Ptl. Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, Ptl. Robert Sweetin, CBPD, and Sergeant

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Russell M. Gahart, CBPD all of which resulted in the apprehension of the suspects, using
intelligent, and in the case of Patrolman Edward Uranyi, tried and true police practices,
with no loss of life.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham, that it commends Patrolman Edward Uranyi for his exemplary
conduct and meritorious service in a dangerous encounter; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that through this special commendation, the
Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham honors the service of Patrolman Edward
Uranyi and pays tribute to Patrolman Edward Uranyi as an outstanding member of the
law enforcement community.


Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-199 and Council Member
Collander seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Patrolman Edward Uranyi was presented with a framed copy of the Resolution.

                       RESOLUTION #05-200
    RESOLUTION OF COMMENDATION TO PATROLMAN LAWRENCE
  DILLON #119, CBPD, FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTION AND EXEMPLARY
  CONDUCT IN ASSISTING A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT VICTIM WHILE OFF
                             DUTY

        WHEREAS, on July 27th, 2005, although Patrolman Lawrence Dillon, CBPD,
was off duty, as he drove westbound on Interstate 280 he observed smoke rising from an
upended vehicle on a grassy embankment in the median facing westbound traffic. As he
approached the scene, he stopped his vehicle, ran to the burning vehicle, and instructed
the panicked female traffic accident victim on unlocking the passenger door. He
thereafter selflessly rendered his personal services as needed, including extricating the
female traffic accident victim from her flipped, damaged and burning vehicle and placing
her safely away from danger. Patrolman Lawrence Dillon, CBPD, because of his quick
and decisive action, with complete disregard for his own personal safety, undertook the
necessary professional actions to rescue this traffic accident victim from a life threatening
situation;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham, that it commends Patrolman Lawrence Dillon to the citizens of the
Borough of Chatham for his exemplary conduct in assisting a traffic victim while off
duty; and be it further

        RESOLVED, that through this commendation, the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham honors the service of Patrolman Lawrence Dillon and pays tribute
to Patrolman Lawrence Dillon as an outstanding member of the law enforcement
community.

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Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-200 and Council Member
Harris seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Patrolman Lawrence Dillon was presented with a framed copy of the Resolution.

Captain Sullivan congratulated all of the officers involved in the incident and stated she
was proud of the job they did. Captain Sullivan said a few words about the excellent job
Officer Michael Bochniak has done for the department.

                      RESOLUTION #05-201
   RESOLUTION TO PROMOTE MICHAEL BOCHNIAK TO THE RANK OF
    SERGEANT OF THE CHATHAM BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT

      WHEREAS, the Chief of Police recommended to the Mayor and Council that a
vacancy for the position of Sergeant be filled; and

       WHEREAS, the Police Promotion Board conducted interviews for the position of
Sergeant, in accordance with the Borough’s Police Promotion Policy and procedures,
adopted by Resolution #02-180, effective May 28, 2002; and

      WHEREAS, based upon recommendation by the Chief of Police that Michael
Bochniak is the most qualified candidate for the position of Sergeant;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham that Officer Michael Bochniak be promoted to the rank of Sergeant effective
August 22, 2005 at an annual salary of $86,363.00 to be prorated for the remainder of
2005.

Council President Crater moved to approve Resolution #05-201 and Council Member
Fuller seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

Mayor Plambeck thanked the police department for all of their hard work.

Council Member Collander moved to approve Resolution #05-202 and Council Member
Harris seconded and approved on vote as follows:

                        RESOLUTION #05-202
          RESOLUTION FOR THE CAPITAL BUDGET AMENDMENT

SEE ATTACHED RESOLUTION

Council Member        Yes             No             Abstain                Absent
Mrs. Fuller           x
Mr. Williams                                                                x
Mr. Crater            x

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Mr. Harris            x
Mr. LaJeunesse        x
Mr. Collander         x

                        RESOLUTION #05-203
           RESOLUTION TO ADOPT COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

       BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham that
the minutes from the following meeting is approved as typed and filed in the Borough
Clerk’s office:
                             Council Meeting, July 11, 2005

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of
Chatham that the Executive Session minutes be adopted herein as redacted by the
Borough Attorney:
                            Executive Session, June 13, 2005
                            Executive Session, July 11, 2005

Council Member Fuller moved to approve Resolution #05-203 and Council Member
Harris seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

                           RESOLUTION #05-204
    RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF
 CHATHAM, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS, NEW JERSEY, COVENANTING
TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE
 OF 1986, AS AMENDED, APPLICABLE TO THE EXCLUSION FROM GROSS
    INCOME FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES OF INTEREST ON
       OBLIGATIONS ISSUED BY THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM AND
      AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, ACTING BOROUGH CLERK, CHIEF
FINANCIAL OFFICER AND OTHER BOROUGH OFFICIALS TO TAKE SUCH
 ACTION AS THEY MAY DEEM NECESSARY OR ADVISABLE TO EFFECT
         SUCH COMPLIANCE AND DESIGNATING A $3,999,220 BOND
 ANTICIPATION NOTE, DATED AUGUST 19, 2005 AND PAYABLE AUGUST
  16, 2006 AS A "QUALIFIED TAX-EXEMPT OBLIGATION" PURSUANT TO
     SECTION 265(b)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986, AS
                               AMENDED.

                 WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham, in the County of Morris, New

Jersey (the "Borough") from time to time issues bonds, notes and other obligations, the

interest on which is excluded from gross income for Federal income tax purposes, and

desires to take such action as may be necessary or advisable to establish and maintain

such exclusion; and

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               WHEREAS, the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the

"Code"), contains provisions with respect to the exclusion from gross income for Federal

income tax purposes of interest on obligations, including provisions, among others, which

require issuers of tax-exempt obligations, such as the Borough to account for and rebate

certain arbitrage earnings to the United States Treasury and to take other action to

establish and maintain such Federal tax exclusion; and

               WHEREAS, the Borough intends to issue a $3,999,220 bond anticipation

note, dated August 19, 2005 and payable August 16, 2006 (the "Note"); and

               WHEREAS, the Borough desires to designate the Note as a "qualified

tax-exempt obligation" pursuant to Section 265(b)(3) of the Code;

               NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of

the Borough of Chatham, in the County of Morris, New Jersey, as follows:

               SECTION 1. The Borough Council hereby covenants on behalf of the

Borough, to the extent permitted by the Constitution and the laws of the State of New

Jersey, to do and perform all acts and things permitted by law and necessary to assure

that interest paid on the Note be and remain excluded from gross income of the owners

thereof for Federal income tax purposes pursuant to Section 103 of the Code.

               SECTION 2. The Mayor, Acting Borough Clerk, Chief Financial Officer

and the other officials of the Borough are hereby authorized and directed to take such

action, make such representations and give such assurances as they may deem necessary

or advisable to effect compliance with the Code.

               SECTION 3. The Note is hereby designated as a "qualified tax-exempt

obligation" for the purpose of Section 265(b)(3) of the Code.


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               SECTION 4. It is hereby determined and stated that said Note (1) is not a

"private activity bond" as defined in the Code and (2) the Borough and its subordinate

entities, if any, do not reasonably anticipate issuing in excess of $10 million of tax-

exempt obligations (other than private activity bonds) during the calendar year 2005.

               SECTION 5. It is further determined and stated that the Borough has not,

as of the date hereof, issued any tax-exempt obligations (other than the Note) during the

calendar year 2005.

               SECTION 6. The Borough will, to the best of its ability, attempt to

comply with respect to the limitations on issuance of tax-exempt obligations pursuant to

Section 265(b)(3) of the Code; however, said Borough does not covenant to do so, and

hereby expressly states that a covenant is not made hereby.

               SECTION 7. The issuing officers of the Borough are hereby authorized

to deliver a certified copy of this resolution to the original purchaser of the Note and to

further provide such original purchaser with a certificate of obligations issued during the

calendar year 2005 dated as of the date of delivery of the Note.

               SECTION 8. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon its

adoption.

Council Member Collander moved to approve Resolution #05-204 and Council Member
Fuller seconded and approved on vote as follows:

Council Member         Yes             No             Abstain                 Absent
Mrs. Fuller            x
Mr. Williams                                                                  x
Mr. Crater             x
Mr. Harris             x
Mr. LaJeunesse         x
Mr. Collander          x



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                     MEETING OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
MAYOR’S NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT TIME LIMIT

        Hearing of citizens during the Public Comment Sections of the Agenda is an
opportunity for any member of the public to be heard about issues which are/are not
topics scheduled for Public Hearing tonight. To help facilitate an orderly meeting, and to
permit all to be heard, speakers are asked to limit their comments to three minutes.

Martha May of 20 Kimball Street asked about a helicopter that was flying overhead about
three weeks ago around midnight. Bob Falzarano stated it was a false alarm by a resident.
Martha May suggested that residents should be notified when the fire department has a
drill in the neighborhood. Ms. May asked to have several resolutions explained. Mayor
Plambeck explained.

Joe Marts of 14 W. Coleman Avenue stated another contract should not be awarded to
Hatch Mott MacDonald.

Donna Cali-Charles of 131 Center Street Avenue agrees with Joe Marts to replace Hatch
Mott MacDonald. Ms. Cali-Charles had questions about several resolutions. Bob
Falzarano and Mayor Plambeck explained.

Michael Dean of 181 North Passaic Avenue asked for updates on Woodland Park,
Interlocal Agreement with the Board of Education and the televising of the council
meetings. He also had questions about several resolutions. Bob Falzarano and Mayor
Plambeck explained.

                               CONSENT AGENDA
The following items are considered to be routine by the Chatham Borough Mayor and
Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these
items unless a Council Member so requests, in which event the item will be removed
from the Consent Agenda and considered in its normal sequence on the Agenda.

Resolutions #05-205 through #05-209 and Resolution #05-211 through #05-215 and
Resolution #05-217 through #05-219 and the Monthly Reports

                      RESOLUTION #05-205
          RESOLUTION TO EMPLOY JUSTIN GETCHIUS AS A
     TELECOMMUNICATOR FOR THE CHATHAM BOROUGH POLICE
                        DEPARTMENT

       WHEREAS, the Chief of Police has recommended that Justin Getchius be
employed as a telecommunicator for the Chatham Borough Police Department, at a salary
of $34,500, effective August 22, 2005; and

       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available;
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        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham that it directs the Chief of Police to employ Justin Getchius as a
telecommunicator for the Chatham Borough Police Department, at a salary of $34,500,
effective August 22, 2005; and, be it further

      RESOLVED, that the Chief of Police is authorized to undertake and execute such
employment documents as are necessary to implement this resolution.

                    RESOLUTION #05-206
 RESOLUTION TO EMPLOY ANGELA PARISO AS A PART-TIME SCHOOL
    GUARD FOR THE CHATHAM BOROUGH POLICE DEPARTMENT

        WHEREAS, the Chief of Police has recommended that Angela Pariso be
employed as a part-time school guard for the Chatham Borough Police Department, at a
pay rate of $16.50 per hour, effective August 22, 2005; and

       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham that it directs the Chief of Police to employ Angela Pariso as a part-time school
guard for the Chatham Borough Police Department, at a pay rate of $16.50 per hour,
effective August 22, 2005; and, be it further

      RESOLVED, that the Chief of Police is authorized to undertake and execute such
employment documents as are necessary to implement this resolution.

                          RESOLUTION #05-207
                 RESOLUTION TO REFUND PROPERTY TAXES

       BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham that a
refund of property taxes be issued to the individuals listed below as follows:

BLOCK/LOT OWNER & PROPERTY ADDRESS            AMOUNT YEAR/QTR
86/17     Vaga, Markus & Lisa                 $1,812.40     2004/4 Qtr.
           8 Lincoln Avenue   2 mortgage companies paid due to refinance

The following properties were overbilled due to revaluation:

3/1            Taylor, Loren & Lee Ann                           $174.41    2005/3Q&4Q
               40 Dellwood Avenue

12/2           Kugelman, Brian & Debra                         $1,055.65    2005/3Q&4Q
               47 Inwood Road
               *Mail Refund to:
               155 Lafayette Avenue
               Chatham, NJ 07928

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16/1         Smith, Eleanor                       $46.02   2005/3Q&4Q
             32 Edgewood Road
             *Mail Refund to:
             24 John Street
             Chatham, NJ 07928

26/1         Sabharwal, Sanjeev & Ranjit        $1,197.15 2005/3Q&4Q
             26 Rose Terrace

28/7         Public Service Electric & Gas        $20.56 2005/3Q&4Q
             73 Kings Road
             *Mail PSE&G to:
             80 Park Plaza-Tax Dept. T-6B
             Newark, NJ 07102

30/1         Public Service Electric & Gas      $2,541.04 2005/3Q&4Q
             600 Main Street
             *Mail to above Newark address

42/7         Della Pello, Val                     $39.79 2005/3Q&4Q
             Near Passaic River
             *Mail Refund to:
             Milltown Road
             Union, NJ 07083

98/10        Hume, Robert                        $196.03 2005/3Q&4Q
             233 Fairmount Avenue
             *Mail Refund to:
             7 Jefferson Avenue
             Maplewood, NJ 07040

98/11        Raymond, Rusak                       $88.29 2005/3Q&4Q
             227 Fairmount Avenue
             *Mail Refund to:
             272 Hillside Avenue
             Chatham, NJ 07928

99/17.02     La Vela, Joseph & Elizabeth         $945.54 2005/3Q&4Q
             28 Maple Street
             *Mail Refund to:
             28 Maple Street
             Chatham, NJ 07928

102/1        Willows Court LLC                     $15.37 2005/3Q&4Q
             End of Lackawanna Avenue

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              *Mail Refund to:
              600 South Livingston Avenue
              Livingston, NJ 07039

121/11        Chatham Robbins Property, LLC                   $914.84 2005/3Q&4Q
              22 Bowers Lane
              *Mail Refund to:
              1150 West Chestnut Street
              Union, NJ 07083

The following properties have requested refunds due to 2005 Morris County Judgements:

106/1.01      Greenberg                                         $328.04 2005
              1 Schindler Court
106/1.02      Prudente                                          $291.90 2005
              2 Schindler Court
106/1.03      Hurwitz                                           $307.19 2005
              3 Schindler Court
106/1.04      Arwady                                            $305.80 2005
              4 Schindler Court
106/1.05      Nix                                               $301.63 2005
              5 Schindler Court
106/1.06      Snyder                                            $917.40 2005
              6 Schindler Court
106/1.07      Hoffman                                           $284.95 2005
              7 Schindler Court
106/1.08      Kaplan                                            $939.64 2005
              8 Schindler Court
106/1.09      Standing                                          $308.58 2005
              9 Schindler Court
106/1.10      Bocchino                                          $290.51 2005
              10 Schindler Court
106/1.11      Murray                                            $286.34 2005
              11 Schindler Court
106/1.12      Prout                                             $319.70 2005
              12 Schindler Court
106/1.13      Overman                                           $304.41 2005
              13 Schindler Court
106/1.14      Harmon                                            $291.90 2005
              14 Schindler Court
106/1.15      Rothman                                           $301.63 2005
              15 Schindler Court
106/1.16      Drayton                                           $945.20 2005
              16 Schindler Court
106/1.17      Katz                                              $305.80 2005
              17 Schindler Court

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106/1.18     Tchack                                          $947.98 2005
             18 Schindler Court
106/1.19     Roling                                          $286.34 2005
             19 Schindler Court
106/1.20     Kunz                                            $925.74 2005
             20 Schindler Court
106/1.21     Bacha                                           $294.68 2005
             21 Schindler Court
106/1.22     Allocco                                         $308.58 2005
             22 Schindler Court
106/1.23     Campbell                                        $307.19 2005
             23 Schindler Court
106/1.24     Ainsworth                                       $319.70 2005
             24 Schindler Court
106/1.25     Grzymski                                        $307.19 2005
             25 Schindler Court
106/1.26     Biddle                                          $939.64 2005
             26 Schindler Court
106/1.27     Ruggeri                                         $279.39 2005
             27 Schindler Court
106/1.28     Elman                                           $936.86 2005
             28 Schindler Court
106/1.29     McAndrew                                        $311.36 2005
             29 Schindler Court
106/1.30     Simonetti                                       $917.40 2005
             30 Schindler Court
106/1.31     Gilmour                                         $316.92 2005
             31 Schindler Court
106/1.32     Levine                                          $924.35 2005
             32 Schindler Court
106/1.33     Tringali                                        $305.80 2005
             33 Schindler Court
106/1.35     Lo-Yee                                          $294.68 2005
             35 Schindler Court
106/1.37     Barry                                           $307.19 2005
             37 Schindler Court
106/1.39     Golding                                         $291.90 2005
             39 Schindler Court
                                                      Total $16,553.51

      *Total to be refunded to: O’Donnell, McCord & DeMarzo, Attorneys at Law
                               15 Mount Kemble Avenue
                                Morristown, NJ 07960




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                         RESOLUTION #05-208
            RESOLUTION TO APPROVE PAYMENT OF VOUCHERS

        BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham that
all items on the Warrants list be paid subject to the certification of the availability of
funds by the Chief Financial Officer.

                     RESOLUTION #05-209
  RESOLUTION TO APPOINT MARY BETH CICCARONE AS A PART TIME
  DEPUTY COURT ADMINISTRATOR AT AN ANNUAL SALARY OF $22,000
          TO BE PRORATED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2005

       BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham that
Mary Beth Ciccarone be appointed as a part time Deputy Court Administrator at an
annual salary of $22,000 to be prorated for the remainder of 2005.

                     RESOLUTION #05-211
RESOLUTION TO ACCEPT THE RETIREMENT OF DONALD W. SCHULZ,
 SR. AS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC
WORKS FOR THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM WITH TWENTY-FIVE YEARS
                        OF SERVICE

       WHEREAS, by letter dated July 22, 2005, Donald W. Schulz, Sr. has advised the
Borough Administrator that he is retiring as Equipment Operator for the Department of
Public Works, effective December 31, 2005;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham that it accepts the retirement of Donald W. Schulz, Sr. as Equipment Operator
for the Borough of Chatham, effective December 31, 2005; and be it further

        RESOLVED, that the governing body wishes Donald W. Schulz, Sr. all of the
best regarding his retirement.

                    RESOLUTION #05-212
 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM TO APPLY
      FOR THE SHARE IMPLEMENTATION STUDY PROGRAM

        WHEREAS, the Governing body of the Borough of Chatham and the Township
of Chatham, have agreed to apply for SHARE (Sharing Available Resources Efficiently)
assistance through the State of New Jersey Local REDI Program in the amount of
$100,000.00; and

       WHEREAS, the grant includes a local matching requirement in an amount equal
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      WHEREAS, Chatham Township as agreed to be the lead agency in this
endeavor; and

         WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey has made SHARE assistance available to
assist local units study, develop and implement new shared and regional services; and

        WHEREAS, the purpose of this grant is to promote shared services between our
local units through the sharing of educationally related services and recreation programs,
that would be beneficial to both local units; and

       WHEREAS, Chatham Township agrees to execute an Interlocal Agreement with
the Borough of Chatham in order to implement the sharing of educationally related
services and recreation programs.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Governing Body of the
Borough of Chatham, that the Borough of Chatham does hereby join with Chatham
Township in applying for a grant for the purpose of implementing shared educationally
related services and recreation programs, and agrees to provide its required share of the
local match in the amount of $12,500.00.

                     RESOLUTION #05-213
  RESOLUTION TO REFUND PRO-RATED MONEY FOR THE FOLLOWING
                      PARKING PERMITS

        BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Chatham that
the following parking permit refunds be issued:

McDermott, Damian             $125.00
34 Oriole Avenue
Media, PA 19063

Burger, William               $125.00
22 Stinson Road
Andover, MA 01810

Lehner, John                  $130.00
32 Oak Drive
Chatham, NJ 07928

Flaton-Origeues, Suzanne      $150.00
8 Myrtle Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928

Horton, Tracy                 $68.00
3608 Song Sparrow Drive
Wake Forest, NC

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Madura, Jan/Michael           $112.50
47 Highland Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928

Ollinick, Christopher         $65.00
487 Delaware Avenue
Unit 2
Buffalo, NY 14202

Brophy, Elizabeth             $65.00
487 Delaware Avenue
Unit 2
Buffalo, NY 14202

                    RESOLUTION #05-214
RESOLUTION TO RE-APPOINT SUSAN CALJEAN AS DEPUTY REGISTRAR
                    OF VITAL STATISTICS

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham that Susan Caljean be re-appointed Deputy Registrar at an annual
salary of $559.00 effective August 13, 2005 for a three year term expiring on August 12,
2008.

                     RESOLUTION #05-215
 RESOLUTION TO RE-APPOINT ANNE MANDAL AS ALTERNATE DEPUTY
               REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
Borough of Chatham that Anne Mandal be re-appointed Alternate Deputy Registrar at an
annual salary of $559.00 effective August 26, 2005 for a three year term expiring on
August 25, 2008.

                    RESOLUTION #05-217
 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN THE AGREEMENT
FOR A STORMWATER MANAGEMENT GRANT BETWEEN THE BOROUGH
  OF CHATHAM AND THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY AND FOR THE
         DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

       WHEREAS, the Governing Body of the Borough of Chatham desires to further
the public interest by obtaining a grant from the State of New Jersey in the amount of
$8,468 to fund stormwater activities as described in the Scope of Services.

       THEREFORE, the Governing Body resolves that Richard L. Plambeck or the
successor to the office of Mayor is authorized (a) to make application for such a grant,(b)


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if awarded, to execute a grant agreement with the State and (c) to execute any
amendments thereto which do not increase the Grantee’s obligations.

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the Grantee agrees to comply with all applicable
federal, State and municipal laws, rules, and regulations in its performance pursuant to
the agreement.

                      RESOLUTION #05-218
A RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM, COUNTY OF MORRIS,
   STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO A.B. DESIGNS
  CONTRACTING CORP. FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CHATHAM
     SPORTS EQUIPMENT STORAGE BUILDING FOR THE CHATHAM
              BOROUGH RECREATION DEPARTMENT

       WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham has received a bid in accordance with the

Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et. seq.) for the construction of the

Chatham Sports Equipment Building; and

       WHEREAS, A.B. Designs Contracting Corp. was the only bidder for this project

with a bid of $124,700.00; and

       WHEREAS, Robert E. Coleman, AIA, the consulting architect, has stated that

A.B. Designs Contracting Corp., is both qualified and responsible concerning the project

to be completed; and

       WHEREAS, the Finance Officer has certified that funds are available.

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Borough Council of the

Borough of Chatham, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, that a contract be processed

and awarded to A.B. Designs Contracting Corp.; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Acting Clerk are hereby

authorized and directed to execute a contract for the construction of the Chatham Sports

Equipment Building with A.B. Designs Contracting Corp. in the amount of $124,700.00.




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                     RESOLUTION #05-219
 RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM, COUNTY OF MORRIS,
  STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO AUTHORIZE AN INTERLOCAL SERVICES
AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWNSHIP OF MILLBURN, COUNTY OF ESSEX,
         STATE OF NEW JERSEY FOR MUTUAL POLICE AID

        WHEREAS, municipal corporations of the State of New Jersey are authorized
under N.J.S.A. 40A:14-156 et seq. to provide police assistance outside their territorial
jurisdictions; and

       WHEREAS, municipal corporations of the State of New Jersey are authorized
under N.J.S.A. 40:8A-1 et seq. to enter into interlocal services agreements with other
municipalities; and

        WHEREAS, the Police Department of the Borough of Chatham, Morris County,
New Jersey, and the Police Department of the Township of Millburn, Essex County, New
Jersey, which share a contiguous boundary, have concluded that it is to the mutual
advantage and benefit of each municipality that each agree to render such supplemental
police assistance as may be necessary and proper from time to time, and further
recommend that the statutory authority for such mutual aid be memorialized and updated
through a Mutual Aid Agreement adopted by the participating municipalities;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham, County of Morris, State of New Jersey, as follows:

       1. The Borough of Chatham hereby approves and authorizes the Mayor and
Acting Borough Clerk to have executed an Interlocal Agreement entitled “Mutual Aid
Agreement” to provide sharing of police assistance with the Township of Millburn; and

       2. A copy of the executed “Mutual Aid Agreement” is attached to this
          Resolution.

MONTHLY REPORTS

Accept Monthly Reports received from the following Departments:

Council Member Williams               Bills & Warrants List (July 2005)
                                      Monthly Financial Statement

Council Member Collander              Board of Health (July 2005)

Council Member Fuller                 Department of Public Works (July 2005)

Council President Crater              Police Department (July 2005)
                                      Emergency Squad (July 2005)
                                      Municipal Court (July 2005)

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                                     Fire Department Report (July 2005)
                                     Office of Emergency Mgmt. (July 2005)

Council Member Harris                Building & Zoning Report (July 2005)
                                     Fire Inspections (July 2005)

Council Member La Jeunesse           Recreation Committee (July 2005)

                          CONSENT AGENDA VOTE
Resolutions #05-205 through #05-209 and Resolution #05-211 through #05-215 and
Resolution #05-217 through #05-219 and the Monthly Reports

Council Member Harris requested Resolution #05-210 be removed from the Consent
Agenda.

Council Member La Jeunesse requested Resolution #05-216 be removed from the
Consent Agenda.

Council Member La Jeunesse moved to approve the Consent Agenda and Council
President Crater seconded, a vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

                    RESOLUTION #05-210
  RESOLUTION TO AWARD A CONTRACT TO JERSEY PROFESSIONAL
MANAGEMENT TO PROVIDE RECREATION SHARED SERVICES, PROJECT
    COORDINATION AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES

       WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham and the Township of Chatham are
continually seeking ways to maintain and improve services while attempting to control
and, when possible, reduce costs to the taxpayers of the municipalities; and

       WHEREAS, one of the ways in which such goals may be accomplished is
through the implementation of Shared Services Agreements; and

        WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey has made Sharing Available Resources
Efficiently (SHARE) grants available to assist local units study, develop and implement
new shared and regional services; and

       WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham and the Township of Chatham have been
exploring new and expanded sharing of recreation related programs through some form
of combined or cooperative arrangement and have previously been awarded a SHARE
Feasibility Study Grant to partially fund that effort and have a SHARE Implementation
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       WHEREAS, Jersey Professional Management has submitted a proposal dated
July 27, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide management coordination
and management consulting services; and

       WHEREAS, said proposal has been reviewed and found to be generally
acceptable subject to such modifications and clarifications as shall be reflected in a final
form of contract; and

        WHEREAS, the Governing Bodies of the Borough of Chatham and the
Township of Chatham have already agreed to provide a local match for the SHARE grant
in the amount of $25,000, shared equally by the parties, which shall now be designated to
acquire these project coordination and management consulting services from Jersey
Professional Management; and

      WHEREAS, the Township of Chatham has agreed to be the lead agency in this
endeavor; and

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the firm of Jersey Professional
Management is hereby retained to provide project coordination and management
consulting services for that implementation for a proposed contract in an amount not to
exceed $25,000, as same shall be modified and more specifically defined by a services
contract; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the proposed contract fee of $25,000 be
equally shared by the Borough of Chatham and the Township of Chatham; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and Municipal Clerk are hereby
authorized and directed to execute and to take such other actions as may be necessary or
appropriate to finalize a contract with said consultant to provide such services as are
anticipated hereby; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Borough Administrator is hereby
designated as the principal liaison and contact person for the Borough of Chatham with
respect to this project; and

         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Municipal Clerk shall forward copies
of this resolution to the Township of Chatham and Jersey Professional Management.

Council Member La Jeunesse moved to approve Resolution #05-210 and Council
Member Fuller seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

                     RESOLUTION #05-216
 RESOLUTION TO AWARD A PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT TO
 HATCH MOTT MACDONALD FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES RELATING
                TO THE STREETSCAPE PROJECT


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        WHEREAS, the Local Public Contracts Law (N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1 et seq.) requires
that a Resolution be adopted and publicly advertised to authorize the award of contracts
for “Professional Services” without competitive bidding; and

      WHEREAS, the Borough of Chatham requires the services of an engineering
company for the Streetscape project.

        WHEREAS, Hatch Mott MacDonald is both qualified and responsible for the
type of work needed; and

        WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are available for
this project.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of the
Borough of Chatham that the Mayor and Municipal Clerk are hereby authorized and
directed to execute an agreement with Hatch Mott MacDonald of 27 Bleeker Street,
Millburn, NJ for engineering services necessary to proceed with the Streetscape project.

The following list of the estimated professional engineering fees associated with the
project are as follows:

       1.Design-                      $17,500
       2.Contract Bidding-            $ 4,800
       3.Construction Engineering-    $30,000
                            Total     $52,300

Council Member Fuller moved to approve Resolution #05-216 and Council Member
Harris seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

                     RESOLUTION #05-220
  RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CHATHAM BOROUGH CHIEF OF
POLICE AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR TO EXECUTE
 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BY AND BETWEEN THE COUNTY
          OF MORRIS AND THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM

        WHEREAS, the County of Morris has purchased a telephone-based emergency
notification system which is capable of sending notifications via dedicated phone lines to
pre-determined lists (i.e. first responders or agency staff members) or geographic
locations simultaneously; and

        WHEREAS, the County of Morris has made this system available in the interest
of public safety to the municipalities in Morris County at no charge for notifications
made in conformance with the policies and procedures identified in the Memorandum of
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       WHEREAS, the Chief of Police of the Chatham Borough Police Department has
reviewed the system undertaken by the County of Morris and recommends that the
Borough of Chatham have access to the system in the interest of public safety; and

        WHEREAS, the Emergency Management Coordinator of the Borough of
Chatham has reviewed the system undertaken by the County of Morris and recommends
that the Borough of Chatham have access to the system in the interest of public safety:

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham that John W. Drake, III, Chief of Police of the Borough of Chatham, and
William Nauta, the Emergency Management Coordinator of the Borough of Chatham. are
authorized to execute the Memorandum of Understanding by and between the County of
Morris and the Borough of Chatham; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of the fully executed Memorandum
of Understanding shall be kept in the Office of the Clerk of the Borough of Chatham, the
Office of the Secretary of the Police Department, and the Office of the Emergency
Management Coordinator, together with a copy of this Resolution.

Council Member Collander moved to approve Resolution #05-220 and Council Member
Fuller seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously.

                     RESOLUTION #05-221
 RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM, COUNTY OF MORRIS,
 STATE OF NEW JERSEY TO AUTHORIZE PAYMENT FOR EMERGENCY
   SERVICES, AND TWO CHANGE ORDERS TO H. W. ALWARD, INC.,
   GENERAL CONTRACTORS, BERNARDSVILLE, N J 07924 FOR THE
         REPLACEMENT OF SEWER LINE ON JOHN STREET

        WHEREAS, municipal corporations of the State of New Jersey are authorized
under N.J.S.A. 40A:4-20 to budget emergency temporary appropriations to meet an
urgent situation or event which immediately endangers the health, safety or property of
the residents of the municipality, and over which the governing body had no control and
for which it could not plan and emergency appropriations made pursuant to N.J.S.A.
40A:4-46; and

       WHEREAS, N.J.S.A. 40A:11-6 authorizes a municipality to undertake
emergency purchases or contracts without public advertising for bids and bidding
therefore, when an emergency affecting the public health, safety or welfare requires the
immediate delivery of such services; and

       WHEREAS, on June 22, 2005, approximately four hundred feet of sewer line
collapsed on John Street. The section of line that collapsed was temporarily repaired and
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        WHEREAS, based upon the foregoing facts, which constituted an emergency
requiring quick and decisive action, the Borough undertook an informal bidding process
which yielded quotes from $26,237 to $78,600 and retained H.W. Alward, Inc., General
Contractors, to repair and replace the collapsed sewer line; and

       WHEREAS, the repair and the replacement of the John Street sewer line has
been completed to the satisfaction of the Borough; and

        WHEREAS, the funds for the repair and replacement of the line are already
allocated in the 2005 budget;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the Borough of
Chatham, that the collapse of approximately 400 feet of sewer line on John Street on or
about June 22, 2005 constituted an emergency; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Borough Council authorizes payment
to the contractor, H.W. ALWARD, INC., in the amount of $26,237.00, together with two
(2) change orders as follows:

Change Order #1
Additional Stone Required due to Borough of Chatham
Requiring 6ft Width of Pavement Instead of 3ft. Width
of Pavement                                                               $ 675.00

Change Order #2
Additional Charge to Remove Blacktop from Trench                             907.19

for a total amount of $27,819,19 due to H.W. ALWARD, INC., General Contractors.

Council Member Collander moved to approve Resolution #05-221 and Council Member
Fuller seconded. A vote was taken and it was approved unanimously

COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS

Environmental Commission
Council Member Bruce A. Harris reported there was no meeting of the Commission in
August, but some of the members are working on the recycling contracts. The
Environmental Commission will volunteer at the recycling depot on October 8th.
Open Space Committee
Council Member Bruce A. Harris reported the Committee is still working on looking at
the paper streets and vacant parcels of Borough owned property.
Planning Board
Council Member Bruce A. Harris reported the Planning Board is focusing on the Master
Plan. At the September 14th meeting they will have a hearing open to the public on the
goals of the Master Plan.


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Board of Education
Council Member Stephen W. Williams was not present.
Streetscape Committee
Council Member Cordelia O. Fuller stated she had nothing more to report on Streetscape.
Historic Preservation Commission
Council Member Cordelia O. Fuller reported the Commission did not meet in August.
Local Assistance Board
Council Member Cordelia O. Fuller reported the Board did not meet in August.
Chamber of Commerce
Council President Richard E. Crater, Jr. reported the Chamber did not meet in July. They
will meet at the Peapack Gladstone Bank on August 25th. They are sponsoring a circus on
September 23rd and a sidewalk sale on September 17th.
Board of Health
Council Member James J. Collander reported there will be a Flu Clinic on October 29th at
St. Patrick’s Church at 9:00.
Community Development
Council Member James J. Collander had nothing to report.
Shade Tree Commission
Council Member James J. Collander had nothing to report.
Recreation Committee
Council Member Jayme V. La Jeunesse had nothing to report.
Traffic Safety Committee
Jayme V. La Jeunesse had nothing to report.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT
Bob Falzarano reported that he had a meeting with Carolyn Cherry and JCP&L
concerning the White Lights. The Construction Office has new hours opening at 7 am
and closing at 4 pm which has worked out very well. The Memorial Park Planning
Committee will have its first meeting on September 14th at the Library starting at 9:30.
The 2005 Sidewalk Program will be completed before the school year begins. The River
Road Paving has been completed.

                       ORDINANCE #05-26
  INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF A BOND ORDINANCE TO
 AUTHORIZE STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS AT MAIN STREET IN, BY
 AND FOR THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM, IN THE COUNTY OF MORRIS,
STATE OF NEW JERSEY, TO APPROPRIATE THE SUM OF $120,000 TO PAY
THE COST THEREOF, TO MAKE A DOWN PAYMENT, TO AUTHORIZE THE
  ISSUANCE OF BONDS TO FINANCE SUCH APPROPRIATION AND TO
   PROVIDE FOR THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN
         ANTICIPATION OF THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH BONDS

Council Member Collander introduced Ordinance # 05-26 on first reading and moved
that a public hearing be held on September 12, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers of the Chatham Borough Municipal Building and prior to the hearing this


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ordinance shall be published according to law and was seconded by Council Member
Fuller and approved on vote as follows:

Council Member        Yes            No             Abstain               Absent
Mrs. Fuller           x
Mr. Williams                                                              x
Mr. Crater            x
Mr. Harris            x
Mr. La Jeunesse       x
Mr. Collander         x

                      ORDINANCE #05 -27
 INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND
 CHAPTER 195 ENTITLED “PARKS, PLAYGROUNDS AND RECREATION
   AREAS” OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF CHATHAM TO ADD
  ARTICLE I THEREOF TO PROVIDE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A
JOINT RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE WITH THE TOWNSHIP OF
                         CHATHAM

Council Member La Jeunesse introduced Ordinance # 05-27 on first reading and moved
that a public hearing be held on September 12, 2005 at 8:00 p.m. in the Council
Chambers of the Chatham Borough Municipal Building and prior to the hearing this
ordinance shall be published according to law and was seconded by Council Member
Fuller.

Council Member Harris had a few questions.

Mayor Plambeck asked for a vote. A vote was taken and all present were in favor of
introducing Ordinance #05-27.

                         RESOLUTION #05-222
              RESOLUTION TO RECESS INTO CLOSED SESSION

       BE IT RESOLVED by the Borough Council of the Borough of Chatham that it
adjourn to executive session to discuss the following subject matter(s) without the
presence of the public in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 10:4-12b:


       The matter(s) discussed will be made known to the public at such time as
       appropriate action is taken on said matter(s), and when disclosure will not result
       in unwarranted invasion of individual privacy or prejudice to the best interests of
       the Borough of Chatham, provided such disclosures will not violate Federal, State
       or local statutes and does not fall within the attorney-client privilege.

Contract Negotiations:       1. Lobozzo Conservation Agreement


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                             2. Offer of sale for Borough owned property-part of
                                Block 91, Lot 2.01-westerly side of Fairmount Avenue

Personnel:                   1. Public Works Employee matter

ADJOURN

There being no further business the meeting adjourned into Executive Session.

Council Member Collander moved Resolution #05-222 to close the public meeting and
adjourn. Council Member Harris seconded the motion. All voted in favor and the meeting
adjourned at 9:40 p.m.
                                          Respectfully Submitted:



                                            Susan Caljean
                                            Acting Municipal Clerk




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