MTC Special Meeting Minutes 01-03-11 Print E-mail

Montville Township Committee Special Meeting

Tuesday, January 3, 2011, 6:45 p.m.

Montville Township Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, New Jersey


6:45 p.m. – Statement of Open Public Meetings Act Compliance read by Chairman James Sandham, Jr.:  “As required by the Open Public Meetings Act, adequate Notice of this meeting has been provided which Notice specified the time and place of the meeting to the extent known at that time. The Notice was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, mailed to The Daily Record, The Star Ledger, and The Citizen as well as other newspapers and it was placed on file in the Township Clerk’s office. This meeting has been properly noticed to the public in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.”


Roll call Township Committee:


Present:          Committeeman Don Kostka

Committeewoman Deb Nielson

                        Committeeman Tim Braden

                        Chairman James Sandham, Jr.


Also present:   Frank Bastone, Township Administrator

Adam Brewer, Management Specialist

Anthony Barile, Township Engineer

Martin Murphy, Township Attorney

Gertrude Atkinson, Township Clerk






WHEREAS, there appears to be insufficient funds in the following accounts (Excepting the appropriation for Contingent Expenses or Deferred Charges) to meet the demands for the balance of the year, 2010


                        Police Salaries                                  $32,500

                        First Aid Squad                                 $  2,000

Sewer Operating, Int/SS                  $  3,500

Traffic Lights                                     $  5,000

                        Board of Adj.,OE                               $     500

                        Fleet, OE                                            $  2,500


            WHEREAS,     there appears to be a surplus in the following accounts, (excepting the appropriation for Contingent Expenses, Deferred Charges, Cash Deficit of Preceding Year, Reserve for Uncollected Taxes, Down Payments, Capital Improvement Fund or Interest and Debt Redemption Charges,) over and above the demand deemed to be necessary for the balance of the year, 2010


                        Admin S&W                                        $25,000

                        Township Committee S&W             $  5,000

                        Collection S&W                                 $10,000

                        Engineering S&W                             $  2,500

                        Sewer S&W                                       $  3,500


            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, (not less than two-thirds of all members thereof affirmatively concurring) that in accordance with the provision of R. S. 40A-58, part of the surplus in the accounts heretofore mentioned be and the same is hereby transferred to the accounts, (excepting the appropriation for Contingent Expenses or Deferred Charges), mentioned as being insufficient to meet the current demands, and


            BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Finance is hereby authorized and directed to make the transfers.


Motion:  Nielson.  Second:  Braden.  Roll call vote – Kostka, yes; Nielson, yes; Braden, Sandham, yes.  Resolution adopted.


NO. 2 – RESOLUTION APPROVING OPEN AND CLOSED SESSION MINUTES SPECIAL MEETING 05/08/10 AND REGULAR MEETING 11/23/10:  Motion:  Braden.  Second:  Nielson.  Roll call vote – Kostka, yes; Nielson, yes; Braden, yes; Sandham, yes.  Resolution adopted.


NO. 3 – RESOLUTION APPROVING THE LISTING OF BILLS AND SIGNING OF CHECKS:  Listing of bills approved; and the Mayor and Township Clerk are authorized to sign the checks.  Motion:  Braden.  Second:  Kostka.  Roll call vote – Kostka, yes; Nielson, yes; Braden, yes; Sandham, yes.  Resolution adopted.


Meeting adjourned at 6:50 p.m.  Motion:  Kostka.  Second:  Nielson.  All in favor.  Motion approved.


Respectfully submitted,





Gertrude H. Atkinson, Township Clerk


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