Highlights of January 12th 2016 Raritan Borough Council Meeting
There were 14 people at the meeting.
There were no comments from the public. Council President Denise Carra was absent.
The meeting was broadcast on "Cablevision-Optimum" Channel 15.
Meetings are not yet broadcast on "Verizon FIOS" - but the possibility of that was talked about at the meeting.
Full Meeting
Mayor Chuck McMullin
talks about a Hiring Freeze
to conserve funds for the possible
payment of the Gannett Lawsuit
Councilman Foohey
on Verizon FIOS and
possibility of own Channel
Councilman Giraldi
discusses possible
Salary Increase
for Mayor and Council.
Stan Schrek (Borough Engineer) was appointed Regional Center Executive Board Municipal Representative
Ann Marie Meade was appointed the Board of Education Representative to the Library Board of Trustees
Resolutions Highlights
All passed 5-0
$13,800 of Budget money was transfered between accounts. (2016-01-17)
Some police department equipment was deemed no longer usuable. (2016-01-18)
A License Agreement was authorized to "Spatial Data Logic" not to exceed $6,750 for the Licensed Computer Software
Upgrade for the Construction, Property and Maintenance and Fire Prevention offices. (2016-01-19)
A Bid for Transfer Station Disposal of Solid Waste was awarded to
"Republic Services of NJ, LLC" (dba "Raritan Valley Disposal"). (2016-01-20)
Nicholas DePalma of the firm "King and Petracca" was appointed Public Defender at a rate of $4,080 per year. (2016-01-21)
Purchase Orders
All approved 5-0
$4,750 for alarm services at the Municipal Building to "Automatic Communications Alarm".
$2,177 for a Bullistic Entry Shield for the Police Department to "Atlantic Tactical".
$1,800 for the planting of four trees on Somerset Street to "Absolute Tree Experts".
$2,633 for maintenance on live scan fingerprint machine to "Safron Morpho Trak".
$1,560 for yearly storage unit rental by the Police Department to "Raritan Self Storage".
There were no Public Comments