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									                   City Council Resolutions, April 8, 2008
                                                                  NO. 107 - 08

OFFERED BY: MELFI                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

     FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 6-2008, AN ORDINANCE
AMENDING CITY ORDINANCE 1-77, CHAPTER 175-3, ENTITLED,
“DEFINITIONS”, TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF “COMMERCIAL MOTOR
VEHICLE.”

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

      Motion offered by Melfi and seconded by McAuliffe that there be a public
hearing.

      PUBLIC HEARING

      Motion offered by Sasso and seconded by McAuliffe that the public
hearing be closed.

             BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack,
County of Bergen and State of New Jersey, that Ordinance No. 6-2008 entitled:
“AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY ORDINANCE 1-77, CHAPTER 175-3,
ENTITLED, “DEFINITIONS”, TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF
“COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE” has passed its second and final reading
and is hereby adopted.

      Roll Call: Ayes: Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 108 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

     FINAL ADOPTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 7-2008, AN ORDINANCE
AMENDING CITY ORDINANCE NO. 40-89 ARTICLE XII (PARKING METERS)
OF CHAPTER 170-35 (DESIGNATION OF PARKING SPACES) Ҥ 170-70.
SCHEDULE XXI: PARKING METER ZONES.” TO ELIMINATE THE PARKING
METERS BETWEEN SECOND STREET AND PROSPECT AVENUE ON
ATLANTIC STREET.

        “This ordinance has been advertised pursuant to law and now calls for a
public hearing. Will someone so move?
      Motion offered by Sasso and seconded by McAuliffe that there be a public
hearing.

      PUBLIC HEARING

       Motion offered by Melfi and seconded by McAuliffe that the public hearing
be closed.

             BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack,
County of Bergen and State of New Jersey, that Ordinance No. 7-2008 entitled:
“AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY ORDINANCE NO. 40-89 ARTICLE XII
(PARKING METERS) OF CHAPTER 170-35 (DESIGNATION OF PARKING
SPACES) “§ 170-70. SCHEDULE XXI: PARKING METER ZONES.” TO
ELIMINATE THE PARKING METERS BETWEEN SECOND STREET AND
PROSPECT AVENUE ON ATLANTIC STREET” has passed its second and final
reading and is hereby adopted.

      Roll Call: Ayes: Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                     NO. 109 - 08

OFFERED BY: MELFI                                SECONDED BY: SASSO

     INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE NO. 8-2008, A BOND ORDINANCE
PROVIDING FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PROPERTY IN AND BY THE CITY
OF HACKENSACK, IN THE COUNTY OF BERGEN, NEW JERSEY,
APPROPRIATING $2,500,000 THEREFOR AND AUTHORIZING THE
ISSUANCE OF $2,375,000 IN BONDS OR NOTES OF THE CITY TO FINANCE
PART OF THE COST THEREOF.

        BE IT RESOLVED that the above ordinance, being Ordinance 8-2008 as
introduced, does now pass on first reading and that said Ordinance shall be
considered for final passage at a meeting to be held on April 22, 2008 at 7:00
p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached at the regular meeting
place of the City Council and at such time and place all persons interested be
given an opportunity to be heard concerning said Ordinance and that the City
Clerk be and she is hereby authorized and directed to publish said ordinance
according to law with a notice of its introduction and passage on first reading and
of the time and place when and where said ordinance will be further considered
for final passage.


      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                 NO. 110 - 08

OFFERED BY: TOWNES                    SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

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

      Current Account                   $ 13,051,062.26
      Payroll Agency Account            $    122,493.14
      Self Insurance                    $     85,806.61
      Public Parking System             $      8,460.03
      Capital                           $     75,910.15
      Trust Account                     $     20,393.75


      Roll Call: Ayes – Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

“The City Clerk announces that the following items are considered to be
routine in nature and will be enacted in one motion; any items requiring
expenditure are supported by a Certification of Availability of Funds; any
item requiring discussion will be removed from the Consent Agenda; all
Consent Agenda items will be reflected in full in the minutes.”

                                                                    NO. 111 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                               SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, bids were advertised in The Record to be received on March
19, 2007 for Uniform Services; and

      WHEREAS, one bid was received from American Wear Uniform;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and City Council of
the City of Hackensack that the contract for Uniform Services be awarded to
American Wear Uniform, 216 N. 18th Street, East Orange, New Jersey 07019,
for the contract price of $12,469.60 for 4/1/08 – 3/31/09, $12,469.60 for 4/1/09 –
3/31/10, $12,469.60 for 4/1/10 – 3/31/11; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Chief Financial Officer has
certified that funds are available in various accounts in the 2008 Budget and will
be available in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Budget. Purchase Order #160709.



      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                 NO. 112 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                             SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has received Change Order #1 from
Zuccaro and Sons, Inc., showing a decrease of $29,507.05; and

      WHEREAS, the total amount of the contract will decrease from
$148,355.00 to $118,847.95; and

      WHEREAS, the City Engineer, T & M Associates, as well as John
Flannigan, the City’s Project Manager have received this change order and have
recommended that said change order be approved; and

       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds were
available, Purchase Order #152921;

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Change Order #1
decreasing the total contract for the Main Street Intersection Improvement by
$29,507.95 with Zuccaro and Sons, Inc., 64 Commerce Street, Garfield, New
Jersey 07026 be and is hereby approved.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                 NO. 113 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                             SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has received Change Order #1 from
Zuccaro and Sons, Inc., showing a decrease of $23,684.95; and

      WHEREAS, the total amount of the contract will decrease from
$131,777.75 to $108,092.80; and

      WHEREAS, the City Engineer, T & M Associates, as well as John
Flannigan, the City’s Project Manager have received this change order and have
recommended that said change order be approved; and

       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds were
available, Purchase Order #152369;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Change Order #1
decreasing the total contract for Berry Street Pedestrian Safety, by $23,684.95
with Zuccaro and Sons, Inc., 64 Commerce Street, Garfield, New Jersey 07026
be and is hereby approved.
       Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                              NO. 114 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
_______________________________________________________________

        BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack that the
following organizations be granted permission to conduct a Raffle in accordance
with the applications on file in the office of the City Clerk:

      RA: 1866 - Womens Club of Ridgefield Park
      RA: 1867 - Carl E. Padovano Memorial Scholarship Fund
      RA: 1868 - Fairleigh Dickinson University


      Roll Call: Ayes – Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                      NO. 115 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack is authorized to sell the property
known as N.J. State Hwy Route 17 Ramp, City of Hackensack, Bergen County,
New Jersey, Block 107 Lot 33,34 Tax Map to CYPRUS HOLDING COMPANY,
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, A New Jersey Limited Liability Company, for the
sum of $4,500.00, and

     WHEREAS, to sell this property is in the best interest of the City Of
Hackensack;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor, Jorge E.
Meneses, Mayor of the City Of Hackensack is authorized and empowered to
execute any and all documents in furtherance of the transfer of the above
referenced property, including but not limited to the execution of a Deed for the
sale of this property to CYPRUS HOLDING COMPANY, LIMITED LIABILITY
COMPANY, a New Jersey Limited Liability Company,

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the following has been complied with:

      a)     The City Of Hackensack has complied with the statutory
             requirements for sale by a municipality pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:12
             et seq.
      b)     The City Of Hackensack has complied with the statutory
             requirements of the In Rem Tax Foreclosure Act pursuant to
             N.J.S.A. 54:5-104.29 et seq.
      c)     The City Of Hackensack has complied with the requirements of the
             Rules of Court for In Rem Tax Foreclosure pursuant to R.4:64-7.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 116 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hackensack that the
Mayor, City Clerk and the Superintendent of Public Works be and they hereby
are authorized to execute a WQM-003 form to be submitted to the New Jersey
Department of Environmental Protection by Hubschman Engineering in
connection with a treatment works approval permit application prepared in
connection with the construction of the project known as the “South River Street
Village” located in Block 30.02, Lot 16 in the City of Hackensack.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 117 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that the following appointments to the following boards be made;

      Recreation Board

      Marlo R. Villa, 175 Ames Street, be appointed to an unexpired term
      ending 12/31/2008.

      Zoning Board

      John Carroll, 64 Coles Avenue, be appointed to an unexpired term ending
      12/31/2009.

      Alternate #2 for Zoning Board

      George Diana, 201 Allen Street, appointed to an unexpired term ending
      12/31/2010.

      Condominium & Cooperative Unit Owners Advisory Board

      Robert Mortorano, 310 Lookout Ave, Unit 103, Term ending 12/31/08
      Roll Call: Ayes - Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                   NO. 118 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

        WHEREAS, there exists in the City of Hackensack a need for the services
of a Title Insurance Company for the City of Hackensack; and

      WHEREAS, such professional services will be rendered or performed by a
person authorized by law to provide title insurance services pursuant to
N.J.S.A.19:44A-20.4, 20.5, et seq.; and

      WHEREAS, pursuant to the Fair and Open Process Rule, N.J.S.A.
19:44A-20.4 et. seq., advertisements for proposals were published on the City of
Hackensack’s Web Site, and received and reviewed for the aforementioned
professional services which anticipated cost will be over $17,500 per year.

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

      (l) The Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack, through the City
      Manager, retain the services of Main Street Title & Settlement Services,
      LLC. 210 River Street, Hackensack, New Jersey to provide title insurance
      services for the City of Hackensack.

       (2) This contract is awarded pursuant to a fair and open process.

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
directed to retain a copy of the contract for public inspection.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                   NO. 119 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has been notified that United Water of
New Jersey is desirous of extending its distribution system in the municipality;
and

       WHEREAS, United Water wishes to install 2,050 feet of 8 inch pipe off of
River Street in Hackensack, New Jersey, and

      WHEREAS, the project in question is known as Park Plaza Condos, and
      WHEREAS, Langan Engineering has presented to United Water of New
Jersey an application for an extension to its distribution system as specified
above, and

     WHEREAS, this is in the best interests of the residents of the City of
Hackensack, and

      WHEREAS, this above described extension cannot be performed without
consent of the governing body of the City of Hackensack;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Hackensack is
authorizing Langan Engineering and United Water of New Jersey to perform the
extension of the water distribution system by placing 2,050 feet of 8 inch pipe off
of River Street in Hackensack, New Jersey.

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
directed to retain a copy of the contract for public inspection.

       Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                      NO. 120 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       WHEREAS, a Bergen County HOME Program deferred loan of
$530,000.00 has been proposed by Madeline Corp. for the construction of four
(4) senior citizen housing units in partnership with the Martin Luther King Jr.
Senior Citizen Center, Inc. in the City of Hackensack; and

      WHEREAS, pursuant to the State Inter-Local Services Act, HOME
Program funds may not be spent in a municipality without authorization by the
Governing Body; and

       WHEREAS, the aforesaid project is in the best interest of the people of
the City of Hackensack; and

       WHEREAS, this resolution does not obligate the financial resources of the
City and is intended solely to expedite expenditure of the aforesaid HOME
Program funds;

       NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Governing Body of
the City of Hackensack hereby confirms endorsement of the aforesaid project;
and
       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution shall be sent
to the Director of the Bergen County Community Development Program so that
implementation of the aforesaid project may be expedited.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 121 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that an agreement be entered into with the Borough of Little Ferry, Bergen
County, New Jersey for the purpose of establishing a Mutual Aid coverage of fire
assistance between the municipalities; and

         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they
are hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Hackensack a Mutual
Aid fire assistance agreement between the City of Hackensack and the Borough
of Little Ferry for the period of one year.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 122 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that an agreement be entered into with the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights,
Bergen County, New Jersey for the purpose of establishing a Mutual Aid
coverage of fire assistance between the municipalities; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they
are hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Hackensack a Mutual
Aid fire assistance agreement between the City of Hackensack and the Borough
of Hasbrouck Heights for the period of one year.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 123 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that an agreement be entered into with the Borough of Lodi, Bergen County, New
Jersey for the purpose of establishing a Mutual Aid coverage of fire assistance
between the municipalities; and
        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they
are hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Hackensack a Mutual
Aid fire assistance agreement between the City of Hackensack and the Borough
of Lodi for the period of one year.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 124 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that an agreement be entered into with the Borough of Maywood, Bergen
County, New Jersey for the purpose of establishing a Mutual Aid coverage of fire
assistance between the municipalities; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they
are hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Hackensack a Mutual
Aid fire assistance agreement between the City of Hackensack and the Borough
of Maywood for the period of three years.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 125 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
that an agreement be entered into with the Borough of River Edge, Bergen
County, New Jersey for the purpose of establishing a Mutual Aid coverage of fire
assistance between the municipalities; and

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk be and they
are hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Hackensack a Mutual
Aid fire assistance agreement between the City of Hackensack and the Borough
of River Edge for the period of one year.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                  NO. 126 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       WHEREAS, the New Jersey State Department of Health requires all local
health departments to file an annual report each year; and
            WHEREAS, the annual report for the calendar year 2007 for the Health
      Department of the City of Hackensack has been submitted for approval by John
      G. Christ, Health Officer.

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of
      Hackensack, that the annual report submitted by the Health Officer be and is
      hereby approved.

            Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                             NO: 127 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                                 SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE


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

AMOUNT        BLOCK          LOT                NAME              YEAR       REASON


                                         Countrywide Home
$1,220.00        435       42,C0107      Loans                     2006      Duplicate Payment
$1,341.00        442       11,C004C      Everett, Nancy            2006      Duplicate Payment
$1,143.00        570       27,C0013      Tuttle, Christopher       2006      Duplicate Payment
                                         First American Real
  $557.00        321        1,C005C      Estate Tax Service        2006      Duplicate Payment
                                         First American Real
$1,381.00        518          37         Estate Tax Service        2006      Duplicate Payment




Roll Call: Ayes: Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                   NO. 128 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack
wishes to amend grant agreement #210-120-734-4693 with the County of Bergen
for the purpose of using $151,346.00 in 2006 Community Development Block
Grant funds in conjunction with previous grant(s) in the amount of $37,176.00 for
a total amount of $187,522.00, Waterfront Corridor; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby
authorizes Stephen LoIacono, to be the signator to the aforesaid amended grant
agreement; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby
authorizes Marge Cherone to sign all County vouchers submitted in connection
with the aforesaid project; and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council recognizes that
the City of Hackensack is liable for any funds not spent in accordance with the
aforesaid grant agreement; and that liability of the Mayor and Council is in
accordance with HUD requirements.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                   NO. 129 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has received Change Order #1 from
Colonelli Brothers, Inc., in the amount of $10,290.00; and

      WHEREAS, the total amount of the contract will increase from
$187,294.00 to $197,584.00; and

     WHEREAS, the City Engineer, Kenneth Job, as well as John Flannigan,
the City’s Project Manager have reviewed this change order and have
recommended that said change order be approved; and

       WHEREAS, the Chief Financial Officer has certified that funds are
available form account #C-04-55-Y32-000-001 of the Capital Budget in the
amount of $10,290.00, Purchase Order #159222;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Change Order #1 in the
amount of $10,290.00 for the Rehabilitation of Vreeland Avenue Sewer for
Colonelli Brothers, Inc., 409 South River Street, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
be and is hereby approved.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                    NO. 130 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has a need to acquire a 2008
Summer Concert Series as a non-fair and open contract pursuant to the
provisions of N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 or 20.5; and

        WHEREAS, the Hackensack Recreation Department has determined and
certified in writing that the value of the acquisition will exceed $17,500; and

      WHEREAS, the anticipated term of this contract is one year; and

      WHEREAS, Jerry LaGuardia Entertainment & Productions, Inc., has
submitted a proposal dated February 20, 2008 indicating they will provide the
2008 Summer Concert Series services for $38,500.00; and

        WHEREAS, Jerry LaGuardia Entertainment & Productions, Inc., has
completed and submitted a Business Entity Disclosure Certification which
certifies that Jerry LaGuardia Entertainment & Productions, Inc., has not made
any reportable contributions to a political or candidate committee in the City of
Hackensack in the previous one year, and that the contract will prohibit Jerry
LaGuardia Entertainment & Productions, Inc., from making any reportable
contributions through the term of the contract; and

       WHEREAS, such professional services will be rendered or performed by a
person authorized by law to practice a recognized profession and whose practice
is regulated by law pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:11-3 (1)(a)(i) or the Local Public
Contracts Law; and

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

        WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City Council of the City of Hackensack to
retain the services of Jerry LaGuardia Entertainment & Productions Inc., to
perform 2008 Summer Concert Series services for an amount not to exceed
$38,500.00; and

      WHEREAS, a certificate establishing that funds are available in the
amount of $38,500.00 from account #8-01-30-420-420-29W Current Fund,
Purchase Order No. 160363, has been issued by the Chief Financial Officer;

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

      1.    The City Manager and City Clerk be and they are hereby
            authorized and directed to execute a contract with Jerry LaGuardia
            Entertainment & Productions, Inc., Webster Commons, 271 Grove
            Street, Building E, Verona, New Jersey 07044, to provide the
            aforesaid services for the period July 1, 2008 through August 1,
            2008.

      2.    This contract is awarded without competitive bidding as
            professional services in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A:11-1(1)(a)of
            the Local Public Contracts Law.

      3.    The Business Disclosure Entity Certification and the Determination
            of Value be placed on file with this resolution.

      4.    The City Clerk be and hereby is directed to retain a copy of the
            contract for public inspection and to publish notice of this action
            once in The Record.


      Roll Call: Ayes – Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                NO. 132 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

       WHEREAS, Arcadia Court, LP is the owner and taxpayer of certain real
property designated as Block 1, Lot 4, known as 25 Moonachie Road; and

       WHEREAS, the taxpayer filed appeals to its 2005 and 2006 real property
tax assessments, which matter is pending in the Tax Court of New Jersey; and

      WHEREAS, the yearly assessments is $3,000.000; and

      WHEREAS, upon review of information submitted, a reduction appears
appropriate; and
      WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Tax Attorney and Tax
Assessor that this matter should be settled; and

     WHEREAS, said settlement is in the best interest of the City of
Hackensack;

       NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack that the Tax Counsel be and is hereby authorized and
directed to execute any and all documents which may be necessary to effectuate
the settlement of litigation entitled “Arcadia Court, LP. v. Hackensack City”,
Docket No: 002142-2005 and 003134-2006 presently pending in the Tax Court of
New Jersey, so that the assessments be reduced to $2,750,000 for 2005 and
$2,500,000 for 2006; and

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the foregoing settlement is predicated
upon a full waiver of any interest payable to the taxpayer on the refund.

      Roll Call: Ayes – Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                   NO. 133 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE
________________________________________________________________

        WHEREAS, 25 E Salem Associates is the owner and taxpayer of certain
real property designated as Block 309, Lot 1, known as 25 E Salem Street; and

       WHEREAS, the taxpayer filed appeals to its 2005 and 2006 real property
tax assessments, which matter is pending in the Tax Court of New Jersey; and

      WHEREAS, the yearly assessments is $5,300,000; and

      WHEREAS, upon review of information submitted, a reduction appears
appropriate; and

      WHEREAS, it is the recommendation of the Tax Attorney and Tax
Assessor that this matter should be settled; and

     WHEREAS, said settlement is in the best interest of the City of
Hackensack;

       NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Council of the
City of Hackensack that the Tax Counsel be and is hereby authorized and
directed to execute any and all documents which may be necessary to effectuate
the settlement of litigation entitled “25 E Salem Associates. v. Hackensack City”,
                Docket No: 002581-2005 and 003151-2006 presently pending in the Tax Court of
                New Jersey, so that the assessment be retained for 2005 and reduced to
                $4,700,000 for 2006; and

                      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the foregoing settlement is predicated
                upon a full waiver of any interest payable to the taxpayer on the refund.

                        Roll Call: Ayes – Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                                     NO. 134 - 08

                OFFERED BY: SASSO                                      SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

                       WHEREAS, The City of Hackensack is aware of a serious condition that
                exists concerning a sewer blockage within the City of Hackensack at or near
                River Street; and

                       WHEREAS, the Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) is working with
                  the City in an effort to alleviate the condition; and

                        WHEREAS, the BCUA has the equipment and manpower to assist the
                  City; and

                      WHEREAS, the City recognizes that the BCUA is performing this
                cleanout without any cost to the City; and

                      WHEREAS, the BCUA can not perform this service without an
                agreement with the City of Hackensack to hold the BCUA harmless in
                case of any damages caused by the sewer cleanout.

                      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that, the City of
                Hackensack shall hold the BCUA harmless for any and all damages
                caused as a result of the sewer cleanout on River Street.

                       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City Clerk be and is hereby
                  directed to retain a copy of the contract for public inspection.


                  Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

CITY OF HACKENSACK
RESOLUTION                                                     NO. 135-08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                            SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

WHEREAS, an emergent condition has risen with respect to insufficient temporary
appropriations to facilitate the awarding of contracts and payments of bills and salaries
and no adequate provision has been made in the 2008 Temporary Appropriations for the
aforesaid purpose, and N.J.S. 40A:4-20 (Chapter 96, P.L. 1951) provides for the
creation of an emergency temproary appropriation for the purpose mentioned
above;

WHEREAS, the total emergency temporary resolutions adopted in the year 2008 pursuant
to the provisions of N.J.S. 40A:4-20, including this resolution total
$30,310,766.25;

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

   1. An emergency temporary appropriation be and the same is hereby made for the
      awarding of annual contracts in the amount of $320,264.72.

   2. That said emergency temporary appropriations will be provided for in the 2008

Budget.

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

             Account Title                     Account No.              S&W               Other Expense               Totals

First Aid Repair Vehichles                   25.260.260.272                          -       1,875.49                          1,875.49

City Garage -Oxygen                          26.300.301.251                          -   252.19              252.19

City Garage Repair Equip                     26.300.301.273                          -   412.50              412.50

Tax Assessor Office                          20.150.150.233                          -   41.00               41.00

City Garage Repair Vehicles                  26.300.301.272                          -   325.00              325.00

City Garage Constr Materials                 26.300.301.234                          -   70.95               70.95

City Garage Repair Building                  26.300.301.271                          -   3,758.69            3,758.69

City Garage Repair Vehicles                  26.300.301.272                          -              3,364.94 3,364.94

Elections                                    20.120.121.227                          -              9,526.12 9,526.12

Consolidated Police & Fire                      36-474-474                       -       4,198.84            4,198.84

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE OFF-
SET BY REVENUES - UNCLASSIFIED
 Matching Funds for Grants               G.02.08.899.000.204               -    32,500.00         32,500.00

 Assistance to Firefighters Program                                        -    247,500.00        247,500.00

 HAPADA BOE Match                        G.02.07.761.000.27C               -    5,000.00          5,000.00

 Secure Our Schools Hacken. BOE                                11,439.00                     -    11,439.00

                Total                                          $    11,439.00   $    308,825.72   $           320,264.72



Roll Call: Ayes: Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses


                                                                                             NO. 136 - 08

                 OFFERED BY: SASSO                                     SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

                        WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey GDL 2008 Enforcement and
                 Education Campaign Grant Program has provided an opportunity for the first time
                 in Bergen County to educate novice teen drivers about the importance of safe
                 driving habits; and

                       WHEREAS, the State of New Jersey wishes to reduce the number of
                 young drivers involved in fatal motor vehicle crashes; and

                       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has been identified as a participant in
                 the Bergen County pilot program for forty (40) overtime enforcement hours to be
                 worked between April 7, 2008 through April 25, 2008; and

                        WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack through an application to the New
                 Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety desires to participate in the Graduated
                 Driver License (GDL) education program targeting our teen drivers at school
                 locations after school/dismissal time;

                        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the governing body of the City
                 of Hackensack that the application for the subject funding of $2,000 is approved
                 and the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute any, and all, documents
                 related to the submission of the GDL 2008 Enforcement and Education
                 Campaign Grant Program application, and to accept the grant dollars
                 accordingly.

                         Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                     NO. 137 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

        WHEREAS, a Bergen County Community Development Grant of
$259,359.00 has been proposed by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior Center,
Inc. for construction of its new site in the City of Hackensack; and

       WHEREAS, pursuant to the state Inter-local Service Act, Community
Development Block Grant funds may not be spent in a municipality without
authorization by the Governing Body, and

       WHEREAS, the aforesaid project is in the best interest of the people of
the City of Hackensack; and

      WHEREAS, this resolution does not obligate the financial resources of the
municipality and it is intended solely to expedite expenditure of the aforesaid
CDBG funds.

        NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Governing Body of the
City of Hackensack hereby confirm endorsement of the aforesaid project, and

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this resolution shall be sent
to the Director of the Bergen County Community Development Program so the
implementation of the aforesaid project may be expedited.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                     NO. 138 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                                SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack and the Board of Education have
collaborated together in an effort to develop projects that will improve access and
maintenance on public roads that access school facilities; and

       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack’s Engineering Department has
provided a plan specifically designed to address and improve the unique traffic
flow/safety issues at Fairmount School by implementing traffic calming
measures; and

     WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack will submit this plan to the State of
New Jersey Department of Transportation for Safe Routes to Schools Grant; and
       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack and the Board of Education recognize
the value of inter-local cooperation as a way of reducing duplication and overlap
of services as a means of efficient and economical utilization of resources;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Council of the City of
Hackensack in the County of Bergen, State of New Jersey as follows:

        The Mayor and Council of the City of Hackensack endorse the plan for
Traffic Calming Measures on Grand Avenue to improve the traffic flow and safety
for Fairmount School to encourage greater pedestrian and bicycle traffic to the
school.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

                                                                    NO. 139 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                               SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

       WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack has applied for and has been
awarded a grant in the amount of $339,585.00 from the Hazardous Discharge
Site Remediation Fund Municipal Grant Program through the Department of
Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority
for the Site Investigation/Remedial Investigation along with report preparation of
the Former Eval Oil Terminal property;

     NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of the City of
Hackensack, Bergen County, and State of New Jersey as follows:

      1. That the above referenced grant is hereby accepted and the City
         Manager is hereby authorized to execute grant documents as an
         authorized representative thereunder, as the representative for the City
         of Hackensack.

      2. That Excel Environmental Resources, Inc. is hereby authorized and
         directed to implement site investigations an remedial investigations for
         the above described parcel, with payment for the aforesaid services to
         be made to Excel Environmental Resources, Inc. from the aforesaid
         grant funds in accordance with the contract approved by the Council of
         the City of Hackensack and the New Jersey Department of
         Environmental Protection.

      BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a certified copy of this Resolution be
forwarded to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.


      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses
                                                                   NO. 140 - 08

OFFERED BY: SASSO                              SECONDED BY: MCAULIFFE

      WHEREAS, the City of Hackensack desires to apply for and obtain a grant
from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for approximately
$50,000.00 to carry out a Smart Growth Planning project.

        BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED, that the City of Hackensack does
hereby authorize the application for such a grant; and recognizes and accepts
that the Department may offer a lesser or greater amount and therefore, upon
receipt of the grant agreement from the New Jersey Department of Community
Affairs, does further authorize the execution of any such grant agreement; and
also, upon receipt of the fully executed agreement from the Department, does
further authorize the expenditure of funds pursuant to the terms of the agreement
between the City of Hackensack and the New Jersey Department of Community
Affairs.

       BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the persons whose names, titles, and
signatures appear below are authorized to sign the application, and that they or
their successors in said titles are authorized to sign the agreement, and any
other documents necessary in connection therewith.

      Roll Call: Ayes- Melfi, Townes, Sasso, McAuliffe, Meneses

								
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