Raritan Borough Council Meeting - July 28th 2015
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There were 12 residents at the start of the meeting. 3 left after the swearing in of the junior firemen. There were two comments from the public. Both by Tom Brown
Raritan Borough Mayor and Council
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Mayor
Jo-Ann Liptak
Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara
pgiraldi@raritan-nj.org jfoohey@raritan-nj.org asilibia@raritan-nj.org jliptak@raritan-nj.org globell@raritan-nj.org dcarra@raritan-nj.org sgara@raritan-nj.org
Other Raritan Borough Officials Present
Dan Jaxel
Borough Administrator
Maggie Schmidt
Borough Clerk
Rich Wenner
Attorney
Stan Schrek
Engineer
Meeting Highlights
Swearing in of
Two Junior Firemen
5:05
Debate between Councilman Greg Lobell
and Lt. Walsh Concerning
Ordinance (2015-09) for Secondhand Goods
34:56
Committee Reports
7:11
Mayor's Reports
4:12
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Police Report
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Unedited
Part 1
59:50
Unedited
Part 2
32:16
Public Comments
Part 1
4:24
Public Comments
Part 2
2:02
Weeds in
the Downtown
5:21
Voting on
Resolutions and
Ordinances
10:12
Ordinances - Second Reading (Public Hearing Required)
Ordinance No. 2015-09
An Ordinance of the Borough of Raritan, County of Somerset, State of New Jersey, Adding Chapter 260,
Precious Metals, Gem, and Secondhand Goods to the Code of the Borough of Raritan
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Ordinance was discussed by not voted on. It was "tabled" until a later meeting
Ordinance No. 2015-10
An Ordinance to Fix and Determine the Salaries, Wages or Compensation
to be Paid to Certain Officers and Employees of the Borough of Raritan
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Passed 5-1
Ordinance No. 2015-11
An Ordinance of the Borough of Raritan, County of Somerset, State of New Jersey, Amending Chapter 128
of the Code of the Borough of Raritan Relating to Criminal Background Checks
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolutions
Resolution No. 2015-07-88
Resolution Providing for the Combination of Certain Issues of
Bonds of the Borough of Raritan into a Single Issue of Bonds Aggregating $3,888,000 in Principal Amount
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-89
Resolution Determining the Form and Other Details of $3,888,000 General Obligation Bonds of the Borough of
Raritan and Providing for Their Sale
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-90
Award of Contract for Sidewalk Improvements to Southwick Street and Victoria Street
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-91
Resolution Authorizing Raritan Borough to Jointly Bid for Tipping Fees for Solid Waste with Manville Borough
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-92
2015 Salary and Wages
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Passed 5-1
Resolution No. 2015-07-93
Renewal of 2015-2016 Liquor Licenses
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-94
Railroad Parking Refund
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Resolution No. 2015-07-95
Disposition of Equipment by Borough Administrator
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Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0
Purchase Order
Fire Department Fire Hose Testing Waterway New Jersey in the amount of $1,919.95.
Paul Giraldi Jim Foohey Andy Sibilia Jo-Ann Liptak Greg Lobell Denise Carra Stefanie Gara Result
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Passed 6-0