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Gloucester City Council Meeting Tonight: Up for Adoption, $5 million Resolution for Southport Redevelopment

Thursday, February 28, 2008





1.    Call Meeting to Order:


2.    Pledge of Allegiance:


3.    Roll Call:


4.    Open Public Meetings Act Notice:  This meeting is being held in accordance 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.    Resolutions:

R079    Approving the Issuance and Sale by the Camden County Improvement Authority of up to $5,000,000 of Taxable City Guaranteed Project Notes (Gloucester City Southport Redevelopment Project, Phase I) Series 2008, in Connection with the City of Gloucester City's Southport Redevelopment Project, Phase I; and Authorizing Such Further Actions and Making Such Determinations as May be Necessary or Appropriate to Effectuate the Issuance and Sale of the Notes

R080    Authorizing Refund of Key Deposit for Gloucester City Marina

R081    Opposing Location of Methadone Clinic in South Camden


6.    Ordinances

for first reading this evening with second reading and public hearing to be held on March 27, 2008 at

8:00 P.M. in City Hall, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucester City

O06    Amending Gloucester City Code for Animals, Cats, and/or Dogs


For second reading and public hearing to be held this evening:

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)



7.    Old Business/New Business:

a)    Bills paid from Jan. 28th to Feb. 20th , 2008    $    1,898,607.51


Bills approved on Feb. 28th , 2008    $    438,702.04


Total amount being approved      $    2,337,309.55


b)    Presentation of Plaque for Years of Service on Planning Board:  Edward Gorman


8.    Open Forum:

    The Governing Body has approved the following rules governing the procedures of the Open (General) Public Forum: Any citizen or taxpayer wishing to address the Governing Body may do so after approaching the rail, stating his or her name and address and being recognized by the chair.  Said citizen or taxpayer will then be permitted to address the Governing Body for five minutes.  After all persons wishing to address the Governing Body have had the opportunity, persons may approach the rail for a second and final five-minute interval during this session.


9.        Adjournment: