Hoboken City Council Agenda 2 18 09

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Hoboken City Council Agenda 2 18 09

  1. 1. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN MEETING OF FEBRUARY 18, 2009 AGENDA Please note: The Hoboken City Council may consider additional Resolutions, Ordinances or any other matter brought before the Hoboken City Council until February 18, 2009 and throughout the meeting; however, pursuant to the State Supervision Act, all Ordinances & Resolutions may be subject to review and approval by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. ORDINANCES Second Reading and Public Hearing and Final Vote AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN TO ESTABLISH A DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE. (DR-391). AN ORDINANCE REDUCING THE SALARIES OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL BY TEN PERCENT. (DR-392). AN ORDINANCE REDUCING THE SALARY OF THE MAYOR BY TEN PERCENT. (DR- 393). Petitions and Communications A proclamation from Mayor David Roberts, declaring March 1, 2009 as “Red, White and Blue Day” in the City of Hoboken for the eight annual year. A communication from Mayor David Roberts to the Honorable Nino Giacchi and Honorable City Council regarding Chicago parking meters. A communication from Mayor David Roberts to the Honorable Nino Giacchi and Honorable City Council regarding submission to County Executive for Federal Stimulus Package. A communication from Mayor David Roberts to the Honorable Nino Giacchi and Honorable City Council regarding support for the Western Edge Redevelopment Plan. Miscellaneous licenses. 1
  2. 2. Reports of City Officers A report of the Municipal Court indicating receipts for the month of January 2009 as $303,059.65. CONSENT AGENDA Consent Agenda defined: All items listed with an asterisk (*) are considered to be routine business by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion on these items unless a council member or citizen so request, in which event the item will be removed from the general order of business and considered in its normal sequence on the agenda. RESOLUTIONS 1.* Authorizing the submission of an application to the Hudson County Trust Fund for the acquisition of land in the Southwest Development Zone for open and recreation space and flood remediation. Mason/Castellano 2.* Calling for the City Council to pledge ten percent of its salary to Hoboken-based charitable and service program. Castellano/Russo 3.* Authorizing the refund of two duplicate certificates paid ($200) in error. 4.* Authorizing the refund of interest ($612.06). 5.* Authorizing the refund of tax overpayments ($73,486.65). 6.* Authorizing the refunds of tax appeals Hudson County Tax Appeals Hudson County Board and State Tax Court ($71,532.30). 7.* Ratifying the action of the administration in the public auction of twenty-seven (27) abandoned bicycles and three (3) abandoned vehicles held on January 30, 2009. 8.* Awarding a contract for the purchase of one (1) 2009 Three Wheel Scooter with a Dumper based on the lowest responsive bidder. 9.* Awarding a contract for the purchase/installation of an ADA Compliant Exterior Door in City Hall based on the lowest responsive bidder. 10.* Awarding a contract for the repair of the Facade on the Uptown Firehouse based on the lowest responsive bidder. 11.* Awarding a contract for the repair of the Roof on the Hoboken Police Headquarters based on the lowest responsive bidder. 12.* Adopting new rules of procedures for the City Council. Castellano 13.* Authorizing the submission of FY 2009 Cooperative Marketing Grant Application. 14.* Authorizing contract with Concord Engineering Group for an energy audit of city facilities as part of the “Local Government Energy Audit Program”. Zimmer/Cunningham 2
  3. 3. 15.* Authorizing Emergency Temporary Appropriations for the SFY 2009 Budget. 16.* Authorizing the Planning Board to undertake a preliminary investigation of proposed area in need of redevelopment in accordance with the local redevelopment and housing law and to provide recommendations to the city council. Mason ORDINANCES Introduction and First Reading AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 101 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN, ENTITLED “FIRE PREVENTION,” TO CREATE A NEW PROVISION REGARDING FALSE FIRE ALARMS. Mason AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AND SUPPLEMENT CHAPTER 101 OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE OF THE CITY OF HOBOKEN, ENTITLED “FIRE PREVENTION”. AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A WATERFRONT WALKWAY LOCATED IN THE CITY, AND APPROPRIATING $11,621,723 THEREFORE FROM THE CITY’S CAPITAL FUND. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12A-7 FOR THE WESTERN EDGE REDEVELOPMENT AREA IN THE CITY OF HOBOKEN. AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING THE HOBOKEN CITY COUNCIL TO CONTRIBUTE A PORTION OF THEIR SALARY TOWARDS THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE BENEFITS. Zimmer/Cunningham AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR VARIOUS PARKING UTILITY IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER RELATED EXPENSES AND APPROPRIATING $2,200,000 THEREFORE, AND PROVIDING FOR THE INSURANCE OF $2,200,000 IN BONDS OR NOTES TO FINANCE THE SAME. THE HOBOKEN UNIFIED LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE. RESOLUTIONS CONTINUED 17.* Referring proposed redevelopment plan for the Western Edge Redevelopment Area to Planning Board for review and recommendations. NEW BUSINESS PUBLIC COMMENTS 3

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