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Gloucester City Mayor & Council Caucus Meeting Agenda

Thursday, February 21, 2008

313 Monmouth Street


  1. Call to Order:  
  2. Pledge of Allegiance:

3.    Roll Call:

4.    Sunshine Law: This meeting is being held in conformance with the New Jersey Open Public Meetings Act, otherwise known as the "Sunshine Law".  It has been legally noticed in accordance with the law and copies have been given to those requesting the same.

5.    Public Comment Period: The Governing Body, in accordance with P.L. 2002, c. 80, have adopted the following guidelines relative to the Public Comment Period (PCP) at Caucus, Worksession, Special and Emergency Meetings of the Mayor and Common Council of Gloucester City: The PCP shall occur at the beginning of each meeting; it shall be no longer than one half-hour in length; every person wishing to speak may do so once during the period for no longer than five minutes.  No changes have been made for the PCP of the regular monthly meetings. 

6.    Minutes of the Previous Meeting(s):   January 3, 7, 17, 24, February 4

7.    Reports:    I.    Departmental Reports

II.    Committees of Council:

  1. Celebrations

b)    Finance & Administration

        c)    Fire

  1. Housing
  2. Licensing
  3. Police

g)    Public Works

8.    Licenses:

9.    Resolutions:   

R065    Providing for Transfers of 2007 Reserved Budget Appropriations

R066    Correcting Billing Charges on Utility Records

R067    Authorizing Senior and Veterans Deductions

R068    Making Adjustments to Tax Records

R069    Canceling Overpaid Records

R070    Appointing Member to Gloucester City Housing Authority

R071    Authorizing an Interlocal Services Agreement Between the County of Camden and Various County Municipalities and the City of Gloucester City Which Together Comprise the Camden County Animal Shelter Consortium for the Provision of Animal Shelter Services

R072    Authorizing Disposal of City Owned Equipment

R073    Awarding a Contract to Pioneer Pipe Contractors, Inc. for Thompson Avenue Water Main Replacement and Harley Avenue Sanitary Sewer Repairs

R074    Authorizing Application for Tonnage Grant

10.    Ordinances:

for second reading and public hearing February 28, 2008

O03    Authorizing the Acquisition of Certain Real Property by the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden and State of New Jersey (Block 256, Lot 1 Chatham Square Apartments and Block 256, Lot 1.01, Gloucester Terrace Apartments)

TABLED until March 3, 2008:

O01    Vacating a Portion of Cumberland Street, Located within the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden and State of New Jersey    

11.    Old Business:


12.    New Business: 

a)    R    Adopting Temporary Capital Budget City of Gloucester City County of Camden

O05    Bond Ordinance Authorizing the Financing of a Redevelopment Project in and for the City of Gloucester City; County of Camden, New Jersey; Appropriating the Sum of $4,350,000 Therefor; Authorizing the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds or Bond Anticipation Notes of the City of Gloucester City, County of Camden, New Jersey in the Aggregate Principal Amount of Up to $4,350,000; Making Certain Determinations and Covenants; and Authorizing Certain Related Actions in Connection with the Foregoing

b) Review of denied handicapped parking space:  322 Morris Street

13.    Communications:

a)    Gloucester City High School Chorus – request for coin drop April 18th with rain date of May 2nd

b)    From Rotary – new dates for coin drop May 2nd & 3rd

c)    Welsbach Project Progress

d)    From Division of ABC – Denial of liquor license renewal – Minesh C. Patel

e)    From Division of ABC – MAG Entertainment – Order Granting Stay Pending Appeal

f)    From Freeholder Ripa – 911 Communications System

14.    Round Table:

15.    Closed Session:  Resolution #R          -2007 to enter into closed session for discussion of:

16.    Adjournment