M I N U T E S
May 9, 2000
A Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights was held on May 9, 2000 at 8 p.m. at the Masonic Hall, 200 Division Avenue, corner of the Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey.
Mayor Torre stated that the meeting complied with the Sunshine Law, due notice having been made to all members by personal service on December 28, 1999 and to The Observer, The Record and the Herald News on December 28, 1999.
ROLL CALL: Present: Councilman Andrew Link III, Councilman Herbert D. Heeren, Councilman Justin A. DiPisa, Councilman Garrett R. Pepe, Councilwoman Marlene Verrastro, Councilman John Wassberg
SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND PLEDGE OF
ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Torre led in the Salute to the Flag and Pledge of Allegiance.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES: (March 28, 2000, April 11, 2000 & April 25, 2000)
On a motion by Councilman DiPisa, seconded by Councilwoman Verrastro, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Minutes were approved.
Be It Resolved that the claims and accounts amounting to $2,014,089.80 specified in the schedule hereto annexed, having been examined and approved by the Finance Commissioner, or his Deputy, be paid and that warrants be issued therefor.
On a motion by Councilwoman Verrastro, seconded by Councilman Pepe, and unanimously carried, the foregoing resolution was adopted.
On a motion by Councilwoman
Verrastro, seconded by Councilman DiPisa, and unanimously carried, the foregoing
Resolution on Consent Agenda was approved.
85. Payment of Fees to State - Dog Licenses
86. Authorizing Appointment of Borough Clerk
87. Authorizing Revised Resolution Regarding Propositions No. 2 and 3 of School Election Ballot
88. Canceling Balances in Capital Improvement Ordinances in which Projects have been Completed
On a motion by Councilman DiPisa, seconded by Councilman Pepe, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Resolutions were adopted (Resolutions attached).
The Mayor and Council congratulated Rose Marie Sees on her appointment as Borough Clerk.
At this point, Mayor Torre wished to conduct business associated with the Anti-Drug Council, noting that solicitation of donations is done throughout the year. He noted that Michele Maiullo, his predecessor Rose Heck, Andrew Feintuch, have been very active over the years, and that whenever he performs weddings, he donates the proceeds to the Anti-Drug Council and the Police Department soda machine proceeds are donated also. At this meeting, he presented a check for $1,000 for Project Graduation to Kathy VanJura from these funds, which was most appreciated.
ORDINANCE(S) ON INTRODUCTION:
ORDINANCE No. 1895:
BE IT RESOLVED that an Ordinance entitled AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A HIGH PRESSURE BREATHING AIR SYSTEM AND ALL NECESSARY APPURTENANCES FOR USE BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT OF THE BOROUGH OF HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, TO APPROPRIATE THE TOTAL SUM OF $27,000.00 WITH $11,700.00 FROM INSURANCE PROCEEDS, $1,500.00 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FUND AND $13,800.00 FROM AVAILABLE CAPITAL SURPLUS FOR THE SAME." introduced this date be and the same is hereby passed on first reading and the Borough Clerk be directed to advertise notice of public hearing on said Ordinance to be held at the regular meeting of the Borough Council on May 23, 2000.
On a motion by Councilman Heeren,
seconded by Councilman Pepe, and unanimously carried, the foregoing Ordinance on
Introduction was approved.
ORDINANCE(S) ON PUBLIC HEARING: None
MISCELLANEOUS FROM PUBLIC:
RECESS FOR CAUCUS:
The Mayor announced that the meeting would now be recessed for Caucus.
There being no further business to be conducted by the Mayor and Council, the meeting was adjourned.
I, ROSE MARIE SEES, Borough Clerk of the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights, do hereby certify that the foregoing Minutes are to the best of my knowledge a true account of the Mayor and Council Meeting held on May 9, 2000.
Rose Marie Sees